Black Ensemble Theater has announced the cast for the world premiere of BLACK PEARL: A Tribute to Josephine Baker. Directed and written by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Daryl Brooks, the production features Joan Ruffin as Older Josephine, Aerial Williams as Younger Josephine, and Rhonda Preston as Mother. The ensemble also... Read more
Pictured: Michele Stine and Austin Ryan Hunt. Emerald City Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere of MOTHER GOOSE’S GARDEN by by ECT Director of Educational Programming Kate Leslie. Directed by Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone, the production features teaching artists Austin Ryan Hunt and Michele Stine as nursery rhyme... Read more
Writers Theatre has announced an additional production for the 2017-2018 season – QUIXOTE: ON THE CONQUEST OF SELF, by Mόnica Hoth and Claudio Valdés Kuri, English Translation by Georgina Escobar, directed by Kuri, and featuring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote, September 27 – December 17.
In the Mercury’s production, Walter Stearns directs the cast at a speedy pace but also creates moments of real connection and humor. Brenda Didier’s fantastic choreography sparkles, especially in the show-stopping “Step in Time” and energetic “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”
Pictured: Flavia Pallozzi Halcyon Theatre has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Marisela Treviño Orta’s THE RIVER BRIDE. Directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary, the production features Flavia Pallozzi (Helena), Sofia Tew (Belmira), Nate Santana (Moises), Jonathan Nieves (Duarte), Johnny Garcia (Sr. Costa) and Ana Maria Alvarez (Sra. Costa). THE... Read more