Steep Theatre has announced it’ll extend BOBBIE CLEARLY by two weeks. Slated to originally close November 5th the show will now run till November 19th. Directed by Josh Sobel, the production features Melissa Reiner, Nick Host, Joel Reitsma, McKenzie Chinn, David Fisch, Roy Gonzalez, Tom Jansson, Erika Napoletano, Paloma... Read more
Pictured: Emjoy Gavino The Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino announced today a new partnership between The Chicago Inclusion Project, a collective dedicated to championing inclusion and diversity in Chicago theater, and The Hypocrites. The new partnership will expand on TCIP’s casting consultation initiative, launched earlier this... Read more
Consider the dandelion.
There’s the daffy, yellowy, flowery kind, that sprouts up in fields or from cracks in the curbside, and that children hold beneath their chin to see if they like butter (if the color reflects onto your skin, you do.)
Eclipse Theatre Company announces its Eighth Annual Corona Award, to be presented to Joseph Drummond, recently retired Goodman Theatre Production Stage Manager of 42 years.
After 7 years, Nora Daley will step down for Eric Lefkofsky, venture capitalist and co-founder of Groupon, to come in as the new Board Chair.
Route 66 Theatre Company announced today the appointment Rachel Wendte and Deborah Blumenthal as its new Managing Director and New Play Development Director, respectively.
The Best Ensemble Jeff Award-Winning Cast of The House Theater’s UNITED FLIGHT 232, which also won the Best Play: Midsize Award, in the presence of a flight 232 survivor who was in the audience. (Michael Brosilow) The 48th Annual Equity Jeff Awards were held at Drury Lane Oakbrook... Read more
The story follows Sophie, an “upstanding young millennial” and her family following the fall out after her brother goes on a shooting spree in her high school.
(front, l to r) Stephanie Shum and Kevin Stangler with the cast of The New Colony’s MERGE. Photo by Evan Hanover. Review: MERGE at The New Colony By Tonika Todorova. It’s no wonder New Colony’s original play MERGE appealed to the ensemble- if you were a kid during the birth of video games, then most... Read more
Pictured: Melissa McNamara. This week Smyra talks with the incredibly multi-talented Melissa McNamara. Melissa is an improviser, movement director, pilates instructor and solo performance artist. We discuss how she found herself on such a diverse path and how she started Mind Art Core Pilates Performance, which has twice won... Read more