Chicago Developed Musical Heads to New York Music Festival

Chicago Developed Musical Heads to New York Music Festival

Pictured: Madison Kauffman  The Chicago-born and developed musical NUMBER NERDS has announced the Chicago cast for their limited run at The New York Music Festival. NUMBER NERDS features a book by Laura Stratford, music by David Kornfeld, lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, additional music by Dylan MarcAurele and an original story...

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Pride Films and Plays Announces Remainder of 17/18 Season

Pride Films and Plays Announces Remainder of 17/18 Season

Pictured: Pride Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Pride Films and Plays. Pride Films and Plays has announced the remainder of the 17/18 season, their first full season in residence at the Pride Arts Center, which includes the previously announced THE NANCE. 17/18 will bring Chicago its first look at three...

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One-Man Show BLACK! Comes to Athenaeum

One-Man Show BLACK! Comes to Athenaeum

Pictured: Michael Washington Brown  Creator and performer Michael Washington Brown, in association with Athenaeum Theatre Productions, has announced his one-man show BLACK! will play a limited run at the Athenaeum Theatre. According to the press release, BLACK! features Brown inhabiting an array of characters from Africa, the United States, England,...

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Mercy Street Has LUZ ESTRADA Cast & Crew

Mercy Street Has LUZ ESTRADA Cast & Crew

Pictured: Valeria Rosero Mercy Street Theatre Company has announced casting for the final show in their third season, LUZ ESTRADA. Performances begin June 25, 2017, and the show runs through July 16 at The Frontier Theater, 1106 W. Thorndale. LUZ ESTRADA is a modern day adaptation of Aristophanes’ LYSISTRATA by Dusty...

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THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER Has Its Cast

THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER Has Its Cast

THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER will star Dani Shay, who has been featured on The Glee Project and America’s Got Talent.

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Development Staff Changes At Lyric Opera

Development Staff Changes At Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Mary Ladish Selander, Lyric’s Director of Development, will take on a new role as Senior Philanthropic Advisor.

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Cirque du Soleil’s First Ice Show Comes to Chicago

Cirque du Soleil’s first ice show, CRYSTAL, will tour through the Chicago area this fall.

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Eclipse Has Its MEGASTASIS Cast and Production

Eclipse Has Its MEGASTASIS Cast and Production

Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for the next show in the Kia Corthron season, MEGASTASIS. 

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Metropolis Announces Line-up for ’17-’18 “Artists Lounge Live” Series

Metropolis Announces Line-up for ’17-’18 “Artists Lounge Live” Series

Photo: Michael Mahler will play Paul McCartney hits at Metropolis’ “Artists Lounge Live.” The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights has announced the next season of Artists Lounge Live at Metropolis, featuring Broadway and Chicago performers — John Michael Dias, Jared Bradshaw, Donica Lynn, Michael Mahler, Katie Deal and...

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Cast and Creatives Announced for Midsommer’s HAMLET

Cast and Creatives Announced for Midsommer’s HAMLET

Midsommer Flight has announced the cast and creative team for their Summer production of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. 

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