Broadway In Chicago Apologizes for Ejecting Autistic Child

Broadway In Chicago Apologizes for Ejecting Autistic Child

“We will continue to review the matter to ensure that all staff are taking care of our customers in the most inclusive way,” Broadway In Chicago said.

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Collaboration Announces New Season and Public Interaction Web Portal

Collaboration Announces New Season and Public Interaction Web Portal

The theme for Collaboraction’s 22nd season is “The Reality of Racism and Envisioning Racial Healing in Chicago” and will include year-long programming focused on race in Englewood, Austin, and Hermosa, as well as at Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park.

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The Actors Gymnasium Announces New Executive Director

The Actors Gymnasium Announces New Executive Director

  The Actors Gymnasium Artistic Director Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi and Board of Directors have announced the appointment of Murphy Monroe as the organization’s new Executive Director. “Having spent a lifetime with a head full of circus dreams, I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Sylvia and the team,” says Monroe who...

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Nominees Announced for the Sixth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards

Nominees Announced for the Sixth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards

Broadway In Chicago has announced the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production, Best Direction and the Grosh Award for Best Scenic Design in the sixth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards.

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The Yard Announces New Resident Artists and Mentors

The Yard Announces New Resident Artists and Mentors

The Yard, a theater company that immerses students in the Chicago storefront theatre-making process, has announced a slate of new resident artists and mentors: lighting designer Heather Gilbert; actor Kiki Layne; actor and visual artist Anthony Venturini; actor, poet, and rapper Mykele Deville; and stage manager and technician Daniel Parsons.

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Steppenwolf Welcomes Newest Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Welcomes Newest Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the addition of its 49th member to the ensemble.

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Line-Up Announced for TUTALab 2017

Line-Up Announced for TUTALab 2017

Pictured: TUTALab 2017 ‘s RADIO CULTURE Director Amber Robinson. TUTA Theatre Chicago has announced the lineup for TUTALab 2017; a performance incubator series aimed at developing new visions of classic and lesser-known texts with this year’s lab featuring pieces that represent a diverse range of global perspectives, spanning across a...

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Victory Gardens Sets Cast and Staff for Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS

Victory Gardens Sets Cast and Staff for Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS

Victory Gardens Theater will close its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS, Karen Zacarías new comedy, directed by Marti Lyons June 2 – July 2, 2017.

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Gift Theatre Announces Casting & Designers for PILGRIMS

Gift Theatre Announces Casting & Designers for PILGRIMS

Pictured: Janelle Villas The Gift Theatre has announced the design team and three-person cast for the world premiere of Claire Kiechel’s play PILGRIMS, co-directed by Michael Patrick Thornton and Jessica Thebus, June 2-July 30. PILGRIMS will feature ensemble members Brittany Burch (Jasmine) and Ed Flynn (Soldier), with guest artist Janelle Villas...

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11th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival Lineup Set

11th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival Lineup Set

Under The Gun Theater and Zanies Comedy Club have announced the lineup for the 11th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival. Snubfest showcases Comic performers that have been rejected from a festival or stages in the last 12 months and have decided to put themselves on the line for a panel of industry judges to win performance slots on local and national stages.

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