INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH Has Its Cast and Creative Team

16th Street Theater has announced the cast and creatives for Karen Zacarías INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH adapted from the novel by Luis Alberto Urrea.

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Inside THE COLUMNIST Part Three: Conversation With the Playwright

In this 3-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes a look at the world of American Blues Theater’s production of THE COLUMNIST through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles, click here.

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Shattered Globe’s FOR PETER PAN Has It’s Cast and Production Team

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the production team and full casting for the Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY.

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Writers 17/18 Season Includes World Premiere Musical and Chicago Premiere

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma have announced the company’s 2017-2018 six-show season,

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Joffrey’s 17/18 Season Emphasizes “Transformative Storytelling” and Joyful Celebrations
Pictured: Alexander Ekman’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Royal Swedish Opera House. Photo by Hans Nilsson (courtesy of The Joffrey Ballet). Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced the 2017-18 season which includes a world premiere by Joffrey Ballet Master Nicolas Blanc, the North American Premiere... Read more
Court Announces 17/18 Season and Partial Casting

Court Theatre has announced their 17/18 season under Artistic Director Charles Newell.

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Dead Writers Theater to Close in Wake of Harassment Allegations

“It is a type of emotional abuse; it’s all about power; it is disheartening, sickening, and everything the arts should not be.”

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Beautiful Singing Brings Lackluster Story to Life in THE INVENTION OF MOREL

Based on the novel, LA INVENCIÓN DE MOREL, the opera follows the story of Fugitive (Andrew Wilkowske) who has fled to a deserted island.

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PEERLESS Puts Being the Best of the Best Under a Microscope

A ‘model minority’ is a minority class which is assumed to achieve a higher degree of success than others — hence, being a “model” for others to follow. According to a national finding in the 2010 Census, “About one-half of those who identified their race as Asian alone had received a bachelor’s degree or higher, the highest proportion among the racial categories.”

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Northlight’s 17/18 Season Is Full of Premieres
Pictured: Dominique Morisseau Northlight Theatre has announced it’s 17/18 season which includes a world premiere, two Midwest premieres, and a Chicago premiere. Opening the 43rd season is Bruce Graham’s SANCTIONS, a world premiere directed by Artisitc Director BJ Jones and featuring Mary Beth Fisher. The season continues with the Midwest... Read more