Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the lineup for the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including The Wayward Bunny by Greg Kotis; BREACH: a manifesto on race in America through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu; EOM (end of message) by Laura Jacqmin; Kill...

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DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Extends

DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Extends

Following its successful 2012 and 2013 runs The House Theatre’s remounted production of DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI has announced they’ll extend through the rest of the summer. Slated to originally close July 24th DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI will run through August 21st in the upstairs theater of The Chopin. Click...

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LEARNING CURVE Sells Out in Record Time and Extends

LEARNING CURVE Sells Out in Record Time and Extends

Albany Park Theater Project and Third Rail Projects, in partnership with Goodman Theatre, are extending the world-premiere immersive theater production, LEARNING CURVE.

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American Theater Company and Araca Group Host Free Readings

American Theater Company and Araca Group Host Free Readings

Usman Ally and Lee Stark in DISGRACED (2012). Photo courtesy of American Theater Company. American Theater Company announces the third year of AracaWorks: Chicago, a play development workshop in partnership with New York’s The Araca Group, Broadway producers of DISGRACED, URINETOWN, FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE, THE WEDDING SINGER, LEND...

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Chicago Inclusion Project Announces Two Summer Readings and Casting Consultation

Chicago Inclusion Project Announces Two Summer Readings and Casting Consultation

TIME OF YOUR LIFE at Victory Gardens. Photo by Brave Lux.  After last summer’s successful launch of a staged reading of William Saroyan’s THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, in partnership with Victory Gardens Theatre and The League of Chicago Theatres, The Chicago Inclusion Project, a collective of artists, committed to...

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Neo-Futurists Announce 28th Season

Neo-Futurists Announce 28th Season

The Neo-Futurists have announced their 16/17 season, which includes a prime-time line-up of Neo-Futurist developed premieres and the on-going, ever popular, TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND as part of their returning productions. Neo-Futurists 28th season prime-time line-up: SATURN RETURNS October 13 – November 19 Created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble...

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Hypocrites Name Their First Logan Fellow

Hypocrites Name Their First Logan Fellow

As part of a multi-year fellowship program established by the Logan Foundation, The Hypocrites announced the company’s first Logan Fellow.

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Collaboraction Sets Line-Up for PEACEBOOK

Collaboraction Sets Line-Up for PEACEBOOK

Photo of past Collaboraction parks event. Collaboraction, which now bills itself as “Chicago’s social issue-driven contemporary theatre”, has announced the schedule for PEACEBOOK, a new collaborative city-wide festival of theater, dance, music, visual art, and spoken word focused on cultivating peace in Chicago as part of the Chicago Park District’s...

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Steep Theatre’s 16/17 Season Features a Chicago Playwright

Steep Theatre’s 16/17 Season Features a Chicago Playwright

Directed by Josh Sobel Chicago Playwright Alex Lubischer’s, BOBBY CLEARLY, a play that went through workshops and public readings at Steep, will receive it’s world premiere staging and kick off the 16/17 season. In addition to BOBBLY CLEARLY 3 other shows, including a U.S. premiere and a Midwest premiere make...

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About Face Reimagines I AM MY OWN WIFE with Transgender Actor for 16-17 Season

About Face Reimagines I AM MY OWN WIFE with Transgender Actor for 16-17 Season

Traditionally a solo piece, I AM MY OWN WIFE will feature three actors.
New About Face artistic associates announced.

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