Casting Announced for Mary Zimmerman’s WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman’s revival of WONDERFUL TOWN—Leonard Bernstein’s classic musical with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. WONDERFUL TOWN follows the adventure of sisters Eileen and Ruth, who leave Columbus, Ohio in search of success in the Big Apple.

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ATC Reduces Season Plans, Announces “Open Residency” Program

American Theater Company (ATC) has restructured its 2016-17 Season, postponing the world premiere of Basil Kreimendahl’s WE’RE GONNA BE OKAY to the following season. The other three previously announced plays will run on an updated production schedule.

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Second City and Slate Announce UNELECTABLE YOU Cast

Slate and The Second City have announced casting for UNELECTABLE YOU, a new live political comedy show.

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MAN OF LA MANCHA now playing at Marriott Theatre through August 14th Read more
Chicago Inclusion Project Announces Casting for Final Summer Reading

The Chicago Inclusion Project has announced casting for their summer reading series production of, IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY by Sarah Ruhl.

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Kokandy Season Includes Chicago Premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE

Kokandy Productions announced its fifth season, with an expanded line-up from previous years, featuring four musicals, including two Chicago premieres. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops as a part of Kokandy’s “New Works Initiative.” The new season also marks the company’s transition to a not-for-profit organization.

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Columbia Theater Chair to Step Down, Department Combining With Dance

Theater Department Chair John Green will be stepping down at the end of the summer, and the administrative staffs of the Theater and Dance departments will be combining.

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Actor’s Equity Rolls Out Major Changes to Audition Process

In an email to its members, Actor’s Equity Association announced that effective immediately, the process will be handled online through the re-vamped member portal

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Spiel Chicago Episode Three: Eileen Tull
Eileen Tull  Welcome to Spiel Chicago, the podcast taking you behind the scenes of storefront theatre in Chicago.  My name is Smyra Yawn and my guest this week is Eileen Tull, comedian, writer, solo performer, and producer.  I spoke with Eileen after I saw her latest one-woman show Bad... Read more
Harding/Kerrigan Ice Skating Scandal Musical Coming to Underscore Theatre
(left to right) Amanda Horvath and Courtney Mack will play the title roles of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, respectively, in Underscore Theatre Company’s Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA. Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, will present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy... Read more