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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Cast Set for THE PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY

Cast Set for THE PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY

The Runaways Lab Theater in association with Pop Magic Productions has announced the cast for THE PORTRAIT OF DORIAN GRAY by Olivia Lilley and the Ensemble based on the novella by Oscar Wilde.

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Chicago Opera Theater Welcomes New Music Director

Chicago Opera Theater Welcomes New Music Director

Pictured: Lidiya Yankovskaya. Photo courtesy of Chicago Opera Theater.  Chicago Opera Theater has announced the appointment of Lidiya Yankovskaya as the company’s new Music Director. Yankovskaya joins COT after extensive work on the East Coast, where she currently serves as Artistic Director of Juventas New Music Ensemble, the Music Director...

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Line-Up Announced for Sideshow Theatre’s 2017-18 Season

Line-Up Announced for Sideshow Theatre’s 2017-18 Season

Pictured: Playwright Mia Chung Sideshow Theatre Company has announced the line-up for its 2017-18 Season, launching next spring with the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung’s YOU FOR ME FOR YOU, directed by artistic associate Elly Green. The season concludes next summer with the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colón’s TILIKUM,...

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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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