First Folio Announces Season, CAPTAIN BLOOD Adaptation

First Folio Announces Season, CAPTAIN BLOOD Adaptation

First Folio Theatre announced its 2016-2017 season, kicking off with the Chicago premiere of DR. SEWARD’S DRACULA this fall, followed by the world premiere adaptation of the adventure novel CAPTAIN BLOOD. SILENT SKY completes the indoor season next spring, and Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT takes the outdoor stage for...

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Theatre Historical Society to Host 2016 Conclave in Chicago this Summer

Theatre Historical Society to Host 2016 Conclave in Chicago this Summer

Attendees to Receive Exclusive Tours of 23 Chicago-Area Venues, Masterpieces by Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, Rapp and Rapp and More

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All-Canadian Cast for DISENCHANTED! at Broadway Playhouse Announced

All-Canadian Cast for DISENCHANTED! at Broadway Playhouse Announced

Starvox Entertainment announced the all-Canadian cast for DISENCHANTED!, a musical in which princesses come back to set the record straight about their storybook portrayals.

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FULL CAST Announced for THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago

FULL CAST Announced for THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago

With rehearsals beginning this Monday, Nickelodeon has announced complete casting for THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL set to make its Pre-Broadway premiere here in Chicago this summer. Co-conceived and Directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Tina Landau with book by Kyle Jarrow, orchestrations, arrangements & music supervision by Tom Kitt, with choreography by...

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Under The Gun’s TOURNAMENT OF SHOWS Lineup Announced

Under The Gun’s TOURNAMENT OF SHOWS Lineup Announced

Under The Gun Theater has announced its second annual TOURNAMENT OF SHOWS. Seven comedy shows face off in a single-elimination style bracket tournament. This year’s lineup features parodies of movies, musicals, telethons and rap battles: – Never Seen It (submitted by Jeremy Sender) – Sticking to the Script (submitted by...

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Griffin Theatre Announces Casting for BAT BOY

Griffin Theatre Announces Casting for BAT BOY

Griffin Theatre has announced casting for their summer production of BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL playing at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park June 4th – July 24th, 2017.

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Stage 773 Launches The Chicago Youth Comedy Festival

Stage 773 Launches The Chicago Youth Comedy Festival

Stage 773, the producers of The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and Chicago Women’s Funny Festival announced today they’ll be hosting a one-day festival geared towards Chicago’s youth.

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Jane Lynch to Receive Honorary Degree from Columbia College Chicago

Jane Lynch to Receive Honorary Degree from Columbia College Chicago

Jane Lynch. Photo: Starla Fortunato Emmy Award-winning actor Jane Lynch will be the keynote speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates at the Chicago Theatre, where she will receive an honorary degree. Lynch grew up in the south suburbs, and performed in Chicago with Second City,...

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Steppenwolf Announces Summer Lineup in New ‘1700 Theatre’

Steppenwolf Announces Summer Lineup in New ‘1700 Theatre’

LookOut programming will take place throughout the summer in the 1700 Theatre, Steppenwolf’s new 80-seat black box space at 1700 N Halsted St, which connects to the existing building.

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12th Annual DirectorsLabChicago Announced

12th Annual DirectorsLabChicago Announced

Artistic Director Elizabeth Margolius announced the 2016 DirectorsLabChicago to be held Sunday, August 21, through Friday, August 26, primarily at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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