Gift Launches New Play Residency: 4802

Gift Launches New Play Residency: 4802

The Gift Theatre has announced the launch of  4802—the new play research and development wing named after its storefront address located on N Milwaukee Ave in Jefferson Park. In 4802, Chicago-based artists and artistic teams will be given residencies in the Gift Theatre’s 40-seat storefront, providing dedicated tailor-made time, space,...

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Jackie Taylor Recieves Fifth Star Award 

Jackie Taylor Recieves Fifth Star Award 

Jackie Taylor, founder and CEO of Black Ensemble Theater, was honored with the Fifth Star Award from the City of Chicago and Allstate Insurance Company, at a ceromony held earlier this evening at Millennium Park.  Hosted by the Q Brothers, the event featured tribute performances by Black Ensemble Theater and...

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Sideshow Announces Casting for GIVE IT ALL BACK by Calamity West

Sideshow Announces Casting for GIVE IT ALL BACK by Calamity West

Cast of Sideshow Theatre Company’s world premiere of GIVE IT ALL BACK Sideshow Theatre Company has announced casting for the world premiere of GIVE IT ALL BACK by Calamity West, directed by artistic associate Marti Lyons. The production will feature Matt Fletcher, Andrew Goetten, McKenzie Chinn, Lindsey Kite, Paloma Nozicka,...

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Goodman’s Full NEW STAGES Schedule and Casting Announced

Goodman’s Full NEW STAGES Schedule and Casting Announced

Casting is complete for the three “developmental productions” featured in Goodman Theatre’s 13thannual New Stages festival, a free celebration of new works by both established and emerging playwrights. The three plays, which are staged in repertory with modest production values following three weeks of rehearsal, include BLUE SKIES PROCESS by Abe...

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American Blues Announces New Ensemble Member and Artistic Affiliates

American Blues Announces New Ensemble Member and Artistic Affiliates

Pictured: new American Blues Theater ensemble member Darren Canady. American Blues Theater announced today the addition of a new Ensemble member and three new Artistic Affiliates. Joining the Ensemble is playwright Darren Canady, whose world-premiere commission TRANSit is currently playing at American Blues. Joining the team of Artistic Affiliates is...

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BoHo Announces 2017 Season

BoHo Announces 2017 Season

Colette Todd and Gilbert Domally in BoHo Theatre’s current production of NEXT TO NORMAL (Amy Boyle) For its 14th season, BoHo Theatre has announced a slate which it says focuses on “emotional human relationships.” BoHo’s 2017 season will feature the subversive satire musical URINETOWN, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama THREE DAYS...

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“Not in Our House” Honored With Multiple Awards

“Not in Our House” Honored With Multiple Awards

On September 17, 2016 the Not in Our House Chicago Theatre Community will be honored as the recipient of the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2015 Award of Excellence in Professional Theatre. The awards presentation will take as part of the Illinois Theatre Association’s Inaugural Gala – “Opening Night!”, which will be held at Harper College’s Wojcik Conference Center in Palatine, Illinois.

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Jackalope Announces Casting for OCTAGON

Jackalope Announces Casting for OCTAGON

Jackalope has announced casting for its 9th season opener OCTAGON by Kristiana Rae Colón.

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Gift Announces A LIFE EXTRA ORDINARY Cast

Gift Announces A LIFE EXTRA ORDINARY Cast

The Gift Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere of Melissa Ross’ A LIFE EXTRA ORDINARY.

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Jeff Awards Announces 2016 Equity Nominations

Jeff Awards Announces 2016 Equity Nominations

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee today.

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