Inside PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Part Three: Music For Two Worlds

In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The New Colony’s production of PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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David Cromer Returns for One-Night OUR TOWN Benefit for The Hypocrites
David Cromer in OUR TOWN. Photo by Marc Brenner.  UPDATED: 1/2/2017 at 10:40 a.m. to include current casting.  David Cromer, director and star of The Hypocrites 2008 smash-hit production of OUR TOWN, will return to Chicago for a one night only reading of Thornton Wilder’s play as a benefit to... Read more
PerformInk’s Most Viewed Stories of 2016
With a turbulent and triumphant year in Chicago theater coming to a close, we’ve compiled a list of the 15 most viewed articles on PerformInk since our March re-launch. Thanks for reading, and we hope you’ll be with us as we follow Chicago theater throughout 2017 and beyond! Click... Read more
Northlight Announces Additional Cast & Creatives for BY THE WATER and RELATIVITY
Northlight Theatre has announced casting for the upcoming productions of BY THE WATER by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Cody Estle, and RELATIVITY, a new play by Mark St. Germain, directed by BJ Jones. The cast of BY THE WATER includes Francis Guinan and Penny Slusher (both previously announced), with... Read more
Cast and Production Team Announced for FALLING
(l-r) Nick Freed, Tristan Hall, Amy Johnson, Heidi Katz and Justin Tsatsa. Interrobang Theatre Project has announced the cast and production team for FALLING by Deanna Jent. Directed by Interrobang’s Artistic Director James Yost, the production features Nick Freed, Tristan Hall, Amy Johnson, Heidi Katz and Justin Tsatsa. The production team... Read more
Bits with More Bite on The Second City Mainstage

The Second City’s 105th Mainstage Revue gives audiences a time stamp of what America has recently experienced with glimpses into what may occur in our near political future.

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Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Martha Lavey, John Mahoney, Barbara Robertson and Peter Sagal will voice key pre-recorded roles. Lavey will voice the lighting designer, Robertson will voice the costume designer, and Mahoney will play backstage crew person #3. Peter Sagal will portray the sound designer.

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Why Do I Act Like That?

Being home for the holidays is an excellent opportunity for you to examine how your family’s dynamics have shaped your personality. If you’re an actor, you can use the experiences to grow your awareness of human nature and, of course, apply it to your creative work.

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Hypocrites Have Their WIT Cast

The Hypocrites have announced casting for what will now be their final production of the season, Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama WIT. Directed by Marti Lyons, WIT will play January 20 – February 19 at The Den Theatre.

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STEEL MAGNOLIAS Cast and Creative Team Announced
(top, l to r) Nicholia Q. Aguirre, Meg Elliott and Brookelyn Hébert, (bottom, l to r) Natalie Sallee, Lucy Sandy and Nikkia Tyler. The Arc Theatre has announced cast and creative team for their Winter production of STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling. Directed by Artistic Director Mark Boergers, the production... Read more