Review: LATE COMPANY at Cor Theatre

Review: LATE COMPANY at Cor Theatre

Matthew Elam and Tosha Fowler. Photo by Matthew Gregory Hollis. It is Cor Theatre’s mission to tell stories that take courage to tell, and LATE COMPANY fulfills that mission. The premise is intriguing. In the wake of a traumatic teen suicide, parents Deborah (Tosha Fowler) and Michael (Paul Fagan) host...

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First Folio Has Its AS YOU LIKE IT Cast and Creatives

First Folio Has Its AS YOU LIKE IT Cast and Creatives

First Folio Theatre has announced the cast for their summer production of Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT. 

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Other Theatre Company Announces 4th Season

Other Theatre Company Announces 4th Season

The cast of Other Theatre’s 2016 production of BARNEY THE ELF. Photo by Carin Silkaitis. The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as “Other Theatre,” has announced its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martín Zimmerman’s comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A...

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Why Must the Chicago Reader Embarrass Itself Every Year

Why Must the Chicago Reader Embarrass Itself Every Year

Here we go again. The Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” list is out. This year, one company was nominated for both “Best Established Theater Company” AND “Best New Theater Company.”

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1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

The festival will feature major international companies on the stages of Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, and Steppenwolf.

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Cast and Creatives Set for THE TIN WOMAN

Cast and Creatives Set for THE TIN WOMAN

Theatre at the Center has announced the cast and production team for Chicagoland premiere of Sean Grennan’s THE TIN WOMAN.

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Review: LONDON ASSURANCE at City Lit Theater

Review: LONDON ASSURANCE at City Lit Theater

The intelligent female characters of LONDON ASSURANCE shame much of the Western drama that follows.

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Line-Up Announced for Chicago Theatre Marathon

Line-Up Announced for Chicago Theatre Marathon

Pictured: Playwright Riley Mondragon The Chicago Theatre Marathon, a weekend-long, new work marathon event celebrating the diversity of Chicagoland theater artists, has announced its lineup and theme. Titled “I Am Indomitable,” the marathon will focus on acknowledging the variety of identity, characteristics and categories that make individuals unique, including, but...

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Concert Reading Features Steppenwolf Co-Founder and Broadway Legends

Concert Reading Features Steppenwolf Co-Founder and Broadway Legends

Pictured: Jeff Perry Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series has announced a newly added performance of STANDUP SHAKESPEARE: A Concert Reading with music by Ray Leslee, book by Kenneth Welsh and words by Shakespeare, of course. This event, which is a benefit concert reading for the theater, will feature Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry...

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Writers Theatre Completes TREVOR Casting

Writers Theatre Completes TREVOR Casting

Pictured: Eli Tokash  Writers Theatre has announced the full cast for the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway), with book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis, music direction by Matt Deitchman, orchestrations by Greg Pliska and...

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