This stellar sendup is the hit of the 2016 season. That settles it—I have to see it again. Want to be my date? We can wear braids, drink red wine, and don capes and furs because, after all, winter is coming.
Laura McClain Musically Human Theatre has added to its previous cast announcement of Kelli Harrington as Fosca in their season opener of PASSION. Directed by David Norwood, music direction by Aaron Benham, the production will also feature Matthew Keffer (Giorgio), Laura McClain (Clara), Patrick Byrnes (Colonel Ricci), Stephen Boyer... Read more
Evan Linder Goodman has selected four Chicago-based writers for the 16/17 Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. The 2016-2017 playwrights are Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee... Read more
Tim Hopper Steppenwolf has announced casting for two upcoming Chicago premiere productions: Lucas Hnath’s THE CHRISTIANS directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman (December 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017) in the Downstairs Theatre; and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN written and directed by Young Jean Lee (February 2, 2016 –... Read more
I have this visceral reaction when a politician I did not vote for is elected, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this.
Jamie Bragg Promethean Theatre Ensemble has announced the production team and casting for Moisés Kaufman’s GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE . Directed by Artistic Director Brian Pastor, the gender-blind production will feature Jamie Bragg (Oscar Wilde), Heather Smith (Lord Alfred Douglas), Cameron Feagin (Edward Carson), Kevin... Read more
Angela Ingersoll Porchlight Music Theatre has cast the Chicago Premiere of END OF THE RAINBOW, featuring music from the songbook of Judy Garland. Directed by Michael Weber, music direction by Jon Steinhagen, the production features Angela Ingersoll (Judy Garland), Jon Steinhagen (Anthony) with Kyle Hatley and Felipe Jorge. END... Read more
(left to right) The New Colony’s 2017 Season playwrights: Sean Kelly, Connor McNamara, Beth Kander and Michael Allen Harris. The New Colony has announced its full 2017 Season, featuring four world premiere productions by four Chicago playwrights. The 2017 season begins this winter with ensemble member Sean Kelly’s PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. In the... Read more
Goodman Theatre has announced they will extend WONDERFUL TOWN.