As a patchouli splashed undergrad, I studied PYGMALION and cooed about its societal statements while snubbing the subtitle of romance. The political themes? Yes. The indictment on the classes? Absolutely. A manifesto on the importance of education for self-determination? Damn straight. But an amorous antidote? Not so much.
Pictured: Gabriel Ruiz. Teatro Vista has set the cast and creative team for the world premiere of THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK by Ike Holter. Directed by Ricardo Gutiérrez, the production features Gabriel Ruiz, Sandra Márquez, Bear Bellinger, James D. Farruggio and Ayssette Muñoz. The creative team includes Milo Bue (set),... Read more
Pictured: Dionne Addai. Cor Theatre and Stage Left Theatre have announced the cast and creative team for María Irene Fornés’s Pulitzer-Prize nominated play WHAT OF THE NIGHT? Directed by Carlos Murillo, the production features Dionne Addai (Birdie), Kathryn Acosta (Rainbow), Kate Black-Spence (Helena/Leah), Tosha Fowler (Nadine/Reba), Stephen Loch (Joseph), Casey Morris... Read more
Years ago, when I heard that THE LITTLE MERMAID was getting a Broadway rendition, the 6-year old inside me did a little celebration dance. As a natural redhead, a Disney fan, and a singer myself, I of course identified with Ariel and couldn’t get enough of life Under the Sea.
Genesis Theatrical Productions has announced their 2017 season which includes the Chicago premiere of Shirley Lauro’s RADIANT. In addition to the three show season, Genesis will also produce several holiday-themed shows as well as their staged reading series, FIRST GENERATION. For more information on Genesis visit www.genesistheatricals.com Genesis Theatrical Productions... Read more
Pictured: Jyreika Guest. Filament Theatre has announced the cast and crew for the first show of their 10th season; THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD. Directed by Omen Sade, the production features Jyreika Guest as Robin Hood and Molly Bunder as the Sheriff of Nottingham, et al. The production team... Read more
Pictured: Anu Bhatt. Timeline Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the Chicago premiere of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER by Complicité. Directed by Timeline Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, the production features Kareem Bandealy (Al Cooper), Anish Jethmalani (Aninda), Anu Bhatt (Surita), Arya Daire (Ramanujan’s mother), Dennis William Grimes (Hardy),... Read more
Calamity West’s new play, GIVE IT ALL BACK, explores that great conflict between art and success. In the arts, whether or not a public life is part of our intention, whether or not we’ve truly considered celebrity, a certain amount of success will grant you fame, and with it, a unique brand of widespread recognition.
As an actor, you’ve spent countless hours studying Stanislavski, Meisner technique, and Shakespeare. And, of course, if you’re a dancer, you’re extremely well-versed in ballet, tap and modern dance. Have you spent much time investing in your singing voice?
Pictured: Lucy Carapetyan. Steep Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the U.S. production of Mike Bartlett’s EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON. Directed by Jonathan Berry, this large ensemble production features Steep Company Members Lucy Carapetyan, Patricia Donegan, Alex Gillmor, Nick Horst, Cindy Marker, Peter Moore and Jim Poole. Guest artists includes Indra... Read more