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
MAC to Host ‘National Theatre Live’ Encores
The McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn will present encore broadcasts of National Theatre Live’s International Series starting in August. The raucous comedy ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS starring James Corden in his Tony Award-winning performance kicks of the series, followed in September by... Read more
Paramount Announces Casting for MAMMA MIA!
Pictured: Sara Sevigny Paramount has announced casting for its season opener MAMMA MIA!, directed by Artistic Director Jim Corti with musical direction by Tom Vendafreddo and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. MAMMA MIA! will feature Amy Montgomery as Donna Sheridan, Kiersten Frumkin as Sophie Sheridan, Sara Sevigny as Rosie, Jennifer... Read more
Shattered Globe Announces TRUE WEST Cast
Shattered Globe announced casting for the revival of TRUE WEST the first show of their 16/17 season. The four-person Sam Shephard play will feature Joseph Wiens, Kevin Viol, Rebecca Jordan and Rob Frankel. Directed by Jason Yost TRUE WEST will run September 8 – October 22, 2016 at Theatre Witt where Shattered Globe... Read more
Writers Announces Casting for Most of 25th Season
Writers Theatre has announced casting for the first five plays of the company’s 25th Anniversary Season. The season opens with a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR, directed and adapted by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson, featuring Kareem Bandealy, Christine Bunuan, Arya Daire, Sydney Germaine, Matthew Hawkins, Thomas... Read more
Halcyon Announces Casting for FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
Halcyon Theatre has announced casting for FEFU AND HER FRIENDS by María Irene Fornés, the first show of the company’s 11th season. Directed by Artistic Director Tony Adams, FEFU AND HER FRIENDS features Ashley Agbay, Mary Ann de la Cruz, Eleanor Katz, Tamika Lechée Morales, Maren Rosenberg, Sarah Rachel... Read more

The original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! is headed to Chicago.

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Silk Road Rising Announces 16/17 Season

Silk Road Rising has announced its 2016/17 season, featuring a premiere by the well-known Chicago stand-up comedian Azhar Usman, a holiday solo musical, a staged reading series tapping into Israeli-Palestinian relations, and a Dickens adaptation in collaboration with Remy Bumppo.

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