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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AstonRep Announces 2017-18 Season

AstonRep Announces 2017-18 Season

(left to right) Alexandra Bennett, Sarah C. Lo and Debra Rodkin in AstonRep Theatre Company’s production of ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing, co-directed by Derek Bertelsen and Jeremiah Barr. Photo by Emily Schwartz. AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with 1984, based on George Orwell’s...

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Jeff Committee Announces Study to Identify Areas Where Awards Can Improve

Jeff Committee Announces Study to Identify Areas Where Awards Can Improve

Opinion research firm Taproot+ has agreed to conduct a study for the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee this summer to identify current perceptions of the organization and where the Jeff Awards can improve. Recently the committee has been under scrutiny for a lack of diversity, particularly since Pulitzer-winning playwright Tracy Letts snubbed...

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Chicago Folks Operetta has Cast for Kurt Weill’s Anti-War JOHNNY JOHNSON

Chicago Folks Operetta has Cast for Kurt Weill’s Anti-War JOHNNY JOHNSON

Pictured: Gabriel di Gennaro, William Dwyer, Kaitlin Galetti, Mary Lutz-Govertsen, Robert Morriseey, Maxwell Seifert and Christine Steyer. Chicago Folks Operetta has announced the cast and creatives for the Chicago premiere of Kurt Weill’s anti-war operetta JOHNNY JOHNSON with a libretto by Paul Green and edited by Tim Carter for the Kurt...

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Nothing Without a Company Announces New Play Festival Line-Up

Nothing Without a Company Announces New Play Festival Line-Up

Nothing Without a Company has announced the line-up, cast and directors for New Play Festival: 4PLAYs, which kicks off the company’s 17/18 season. The production team includes Paul Sunao Hovey (Stage Manager), Sarah Collonge (Lighting Designer), Marissa Rutledge (Prop Manager), and Will Bennett (Fight Choreographer). New Play Festival: 4PLAYs Line-Up (from...

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Babes With Blades Sets Cast and Creatives for World Premiere of THE INVISIBLE SCARLET O’NEIL

Babes With Blades Sets Cast and Creatives for World Premiere of THE INVISIBLE SCARLET O’NEIL

Babes With Blades Theatre Company has its cast and creative team for THE INVISIBLE SCARLET O’NEIL, based on the first American female superhero comic strip.

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