Chicago Shakespeare Announces MIDSUMMER in the Parks Tour Dates and Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Announces MIDSUMMER in the Parks Tour Dates and Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and schedule for its free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, adapted and directed by founder and artistic director Barbara Gaines. The production will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the city July 25–August 26.

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Chimera Sets DON’T SMOKE IN BED Cast and Production Team

Chimera Sets DON’T SMOKE IN BED Cast and Production Team

Chimera Ensemble has announced the cast and production team for the U.S. premiere of DON’T SMOKE IN BED.

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Pride Films and Plays Announces PINK ORCHIDS Cast

Pride Films and Plays Announces PINK ORCHIDS Cast

Pictured: Jerome Beck Casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays’ American premiere of PINK ORCHIDS—the first play of the “PAC Pride Fest.” Written by Patrick Cash, PINK ORCHIDS is a British play in which five monologues explore the experience of living with HIV. It premiered in London in...

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Steppenwolf Announces Summer LookOut Lineup

Steppenwolf Announces Summer LookOut Lineup

Photo: Anne Sheridan Smith, Rob Lindley, and Allison Bazarko Kirk are the vocal trio Foiled Again. Steppenwolf Theatre has announced the summer lineup for its LookOut series, including 20+ artists and groups performing stand-up, theater, concerts, a live podcast, and more. Highlights include Asian American comedy troupe Stir Friday Night,...

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Circle Announces THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast and Designers

Circle Announces THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast and Designers

Circle Theatre has announced the complete cast and crew for the Chicago premiere of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS.

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Nothing Without a Company Announces Cast of NOT ONE BATU

Nothing Without a Company Announces Cast of NOT ONE BATU

The company says that NOT ONE BATU is the first full-length Hawaiian Pidgin-English play to be produced in Chicago.

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Tony Award-Winner Len Cariou Brings BROADWAY & THE BARD to Stage 773

Tony Award-Winner Len Cariou Brings BROADWAY & THE BARD to Stage 773

Broadway star Len Cariou will bring “Broadway and the Bard: An Evening of Shakespeare & Song” to Stage 773 June 6-10. Written by Cariou, Barry Kleinbort and Mark Janas, “Broadway and the Bard” had its Off-Broadway premiere in 2016. Cariou conceived the idea for the show during his Broadway debut...

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Brown Paper Box Co. Announces Cast and Production Team for EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Brown Paper Box Co. Announces Cast and Production Team for EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Brown Paper Box Co. has announced the cast and production team for the regional premiere of EVERYBODY by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

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Goodman Announces SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN Cast and Production Team

Goodman Announces SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN Cast and Production Team

Photo: Anthony Lee Irons, Jeff Louis Kurysz, and Keith Kupferer in the 2016 New Stages Festival production of SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN. Goodman Theatre has announced the cast for the premiere of SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN, a new comedy by Ellen Fairey. The play, which was developed in the Goodman’s...

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National Poetry Slam Takes over Chicago This Fall

National Poetry Slam Takes over Chicago This Fall

The world’s largest performance poetry event will return to Chicago for the first time in 15 years.

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