Abby Pierce as Anne with Mike Tepeli as Howard. Photo by Charles Osgood Theater Wit has announced a three-week extension of the Chicago premiere of Naperville by Mat Smart. Scheduled to close October 16, NAPERVILE will now run through November 6th with performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8... Read more
Congo Square’s 2015 production of TWISTED MELODIES. Congo Square Theatre Company has announced its 2016/2017 season, with a focus
on the Great Migration and the historic movement of African-Americans from the South to the North. The 16/17 season will highlight several areas of concern in the African-American community such... Read more
First Floor Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the first play of their fifth season, THE DEER AND THE LOVERS by Emily Zemba. Directed by Company Member Jesse Roth, the production features Kay Kron, Matt Nikkila, Tony Santiago, Alex Stage and Shadee Vossoughi. The creative... Read more
Partnering with Lyric Unlimited, Lyric Opera’s outreach division, Lyric has announced this falls free or low-cost showcases and programming.
Collaboraction Theatre Company and the Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area (SSA) #33 have announced the return of REINVENTED BUSKERS.
Helmed by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro as she launches her first curated season, David Rabe’s world premiere play VISITING EDNA gives audiences a nearly three-hour exploration of the relationship between the elderly Edna (Debra Monk), who has terminal cancer, and her middle-aged son Andrew (Ian Barford).
Griffin Theatre has announced casting for their first production of the 16/17 season, WINTERSET.
Haven Theatre Company has announced the line-up for their 2nd annual DIRECTOR’S HAVEN.
Chicago Shakespeare has announced the hiring of Deborah Vandergift to the newly created position of General Manager. Joining the Theater’s leadership team, Vandergrift will “play an integral executive role helping to guide and manage the organization’s resources—and overseeing CST’s operational systems and human capital development initiatives and strategies.” Vandergrift... Read more
A theatrical whirlwind that takes audiences from laugh-out-loud, outrageous comedy to moments of intense darkness and pure emotion—all of which are balanced in Askins’s brilliant, bold play.