New Colony Artistic Directors Step Down

New Colony Artistic Directors Step Down

Photo: (left to right) The New Colony Co-Artistic Directors Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder. The New Colony announced today that Founding Members and Co-Artistic Directors Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder will step down in January 2018 at the end of the company’s ninth season. The board of directors has launched a search for a replacement....

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Broken Nose Theatre Announces Season and Partial Casting

Broken Nose Theatre Announces Season and Partial Casting

Pictured: (left to right) Jennifer Cheung, Adam Soule, Evan Linder and Elise Spoerlein in Broken Nose Theatre’s hit 2017 production of AT THE TABLE by Michael Perlman, directed by Spenser Davis. Photo by Matthew Freer. Broken Nose Theatre has announced the full line-up for its 2018 season, featuring three world premiere productions, to be presented at its new resident home, The Den Theatre in Wicker...

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New Trump Cuba Policy Forces Cancelation of Theater’s U.S. Debut in Chicago

New Trump Cuba Policy Forces Cancelation of Theater’s U.S. Debut in Chicago

On September 29th, the Trump administration announced it would reduce embassy personnel in Havana by 60 percent, effectively closing the consulate that issues visas to Cubans traveling to the United States.

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Flying Elephant Productions Announces Inaugural Season

Flying Elephant Productions Announces Inaugural Season

A new company called Flying Elephant Productions, with Leo Schwartz as Executive Director and DC Cathro as Artistic Director, have announced its inaugural season, launching this winter with the world premiere of WE THE PEOPLE – SONGS OF THE RESISTANCE, a political song cycle about the 2016 election. Six actors...

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Northlight Theatre to Honor Harry Lennix for Social Advocacy

Northlight Theatre to Honor Harry Lennix for Social Advocacy

Lennix’s film credits include “Man of Steel,” “Ray” and “The Matrix” sequels. On TV, he has starred in “The Blacklist,” “Commander in Chief,” “24,” and “ER.”

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20% Theatre Company Announces 15th Season Slate

20% Theatre Company Announces 15th Season Slate

The season will be performed as part of the inaugural Social Change Residency at Collaboraction Studios, which provides discounted space and resource sharing to a Chicago theatre company whose mission is to use theatre to incite change around a critical social issue.

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New “Chicago EX Fest” Determined to Pay Performers

New “Chicago EX Fest” Determined to Pay Performers

Dubbed the “Chicago EX Fest,” organizers intend to provide a festival that creates “new norm of paying performers for their time and work.”

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Cast and Production Team Set for BOBBY PIN GIRLS

Cast and Production Team Set for BOBBY PIN GIRLS

Nothing Without a Company has announced the cast and production team for its fall production of BOBBY PIN GIRLS.

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Cast Announced for YANK! A WWII Love Story

Cast Announced for YANK! A WWII Love Story

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast for the Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story.

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Porchlight Has Its WOMAN OF THE YEAR Cast and Creatives

Porchlight Has Its WOMAN OF THE YEAR Cast and Creatives

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and production team for WOMAN OF THE YEAR.

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