Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Dies

Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Dies

Photo by Joe Mazza Samuel G. Roberson Jr. — Chicago-based director, actor, teaching artist, and the artistic director of Congo Square Theatre — died Sunday night. He recently directed THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS for Porchlight Music Theater and Assitant Directed KING OF THE YEES at the Goodman. As an actor, he appeared on...

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Cast and Creatives Set for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

Cast and Creatives Set for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

Metropolis Performing Arts Center has announced the cast and creative team for their Summer production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER.

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AKEELAH AND THE BEE Leads Adventure Stage Chicago’s 17/18 Season

AKEELAH AND THE BEE Leads Adventure Stage Chicago’s 17/18 Season

Pictured: Ensemble from Adventure Stage Chicago’s production of REPRISE. Photo by Johnny Knight.  Adventure Stage Chicago, the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement, has announced its 14th season of programming for young audiences. Exploring themes of literacy, Adventure Stage Chicago’s 17/18 season will open with the stage adaptation of AKEELAH...

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Watch: David Cromer’s Commencement Speech at Columbia College Chicago

Watch: David Cromer’s Commencement Speech at Columbia College Chicago

Acclaimed American Theater director David Cromer received an honorary degree and spoke at Columbia College Chicago’s 2017 commencement on Saturday, May 13, at the Auditorium Theatre.

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Factory Theater Has Its FIGHT CITY Cast and Creatives

Factory Theater Has Its FIGHT CITY Cast and Creatives

The Factory Theater has announced the cast and production team for their Summer production of FIGHT CITY by Artistic Director Scott OKen.

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Pride Arts Center Unveils Their Inagural Late-Night Production

Pride Arts Center Unveils Their Inagural Late-Night Production

Pride Arts Center has announced the debut of their late night programming with an original sketch-comedy piece entitled “26,” written by Chicago theater, sketch, and improv artists and featuring a cast of 8.

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Firebrand Announces Two Casts for Inaugural LIZZIE

Firebrand Announces Two Casts for Inaugural LIZZIE

Firebrand Theatre, the new women-focused musical theater company, has announced casting for its first production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, a rock musical based on the story of accused axe-murderer Lizzie Borden. LIZZIE will play November 11 – December 17 at The Den Theatre.

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Eclectic Announces NAKED BOYS SINGING! Cast

Eclectic Announces NAKED BOYS SINGING! Cast

Pictured: Lance Spencer Eclectic Full Contact Theatre has announced their brave cast for NAKED BOYS SINGING!, a show that ran for years here in Chicago at the Bailiwick Repertory Theater. Eclectic’s production runs June 9th through July 1st in Studio Three at the Athenaeum, directed by David Belew, with musical...

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First Folio Sets 22nd Season

First Folio Sets 22nd Season

First Folio Theatre has announced their 22nd season, beginning with the world premiere of THE MAN-BEAST, which runs October 4th through November 5th. Following is the Chicago premiere of WOMEN IN JEOPARDY, January 24 through February 25. MARY’S WEDDING runs March 28 through April 29th, 2018, and the world-premiere musical SHREW’D runs July 11 through August 19th, 2018.

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Casting & Production Team Announced for Circle’s TRIASSIC PARQ Remount

Casting & Production Team Announced for Circle’s TRIASSIC PARQ Remount

Circle Theatre has announced the cast of their remount of their 2015 hit production of the singing dinosaur musical TRIASSIC PARQ, running July 14 through August 13 at the Heartland Studio in Rogers Park.

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