Stage 773 Launches The Chicago Youth Comedy Festival

Stage 773, the producers of The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and Chicago Women’s Funny Festival announced today they’ll be hosting a one-day festival geared towards Chicago’s youth.

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Jane Lynch to Receive Honorary Degree from Columbia College Chicago
Jane Lynch. Photo: Starla Fortunato Emmy Award-winning actor Jane Lynch will be the keynote speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony for Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department graduates at the Chicago Theatre, where she will receive an honorary degree. Lynch grew up in the south suburbs, and performed in Chicago with Second... Read more
Steppenwolf Announces Summer Lineup in New ‘1700 Theatre’

LookOut programming will take place throughout the summer in the 1700 Theatre, Steppenwolf’s new 80-seat black box space at 1700 N Halsted St, which connects to the existing building.

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12th Annual DirectorsLabChicago Announced

Artistic Director Elizabeth Margolius announced the 2016 DirectorsLabChicago to be held Sunday, August 21, through Friday, August 26, primarily at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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4th annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Announced

Pivot Arts announced its 4th annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring dozens of performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago’s Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from June 2 – June 12, 2016.

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The Hypocrites Announce 20th Anniversary Season

The Hypocrites announced its 20th Anniversary Season, featuring five productions, including a world-premiere musical adaptation and two Chicago premieres – all by female authors.

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Oracle Announces All-Female Cast for World-Premiere Production GOOD FRIDAY

The all-female cast features Oracle Company Member DeChantel Kosmatka, who is joined by Bella Bahhs, Melissa Duprey, Karen Rodriguez, Aurora Adachi-Winter, Isa Arciniegas, Heather Chrisler, and understudies Quenna Lené, Deanalís Resto, and Adia Alli.

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Production Stage Manager Joseph Drummond Retires After 42 Seasons at Goodman

Joseph Drummond is hanging up his stopwatch after completing his 42nd season at the Goodman Theatre with the closing of 2666.

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PerformInk Is Back!

If you are reading this, and I’ve published this letter to the website that means we’ve pulled the trigger and PerformInk has come out of hibernation. This is exciting! Hello!

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Piven Announces Cast for DEAD MAN WALKING

The 19-member cast is led by Patricia Lavery co-starring as Sister Prejean alongside Jay Reed as Matthew Poncelet.

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