American Theater Company Welcomes New Managing Director

American Theater Company (ATC) and Artistic Director Will Davis have welcomed a new managing director.

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Marriotts TYA Has Its MADAGASCAR Cast
Pictured: James Earl Jones II. Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences has announced the cast for MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE adapted from the 2005 Dreamworks Motion Picture. Directed and choreographed by Matt Raftery, the production features James Earl Jones II (Marty the Zebra), Russell Mernagh (Alex the Lion), Rashada Dawan (Gloria... Read more
In PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Imagination Will Set You Free

Narnia. Oz. And now, the Anyverse. In The New Colony’s premiere production, “Psychonaut Librarians,” we are brought to another world that is beyond our dreams. And in reality, we are brought to a show that is beyond our imagination.

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Halcyon Theatre, in a co-production with A-Squared Theatre, has announced casting for the midwest premiere of AMERICAN HWANGAP by Lloyd Suh.

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MOST HAPPY FELLA Has Cast and Creative Team

Theo Ubique has announced casting for their spring production of Loesser’s THE MOST HAPPY FELLA.

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Raven’s SYCAMORE Announces Cast and Production Team

Raven Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the world premiere of SYCAMORE by Sarah Sander.

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Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration
On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired... Read more
Rivendell’s WINTER Explores Death With Dignity

The idea of “Death with Dignity” has been emotionally evolving since Jack Kevorkian–AKA Dr. Death. In 2009, a friend diagnosed with ALS taught me the euphemism “Going to Switzerland.” Then last summer the internet wept waterworks of inspiration as incurably ill California resident Betsy Davis hosted a celebration culminating with her self-chosen death. Rivendell Theatre’s production of WINTER left me unsure about the issue.

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Lookingglass Announces Cast for BEYOND CARING and MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning MOBY DICK, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin.

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WICKED Returns to Chicago for 7 Week Run
WICKED will return to Chicago’s Oriental Theatre during the holiday season for a seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Godspell, Academy Award-winner for Pocahontas and The Prince of Egypt) and book by Winnie Holzman (“My So Called Life,” “Once... Read more