Cast and Creatives Set For I LEFT MY HEART

Cast and Creatives Set For I LEFT MY HEART

Pictured: Robert Hunt. The Mercury Theater Chicago has announced casting for their Winter production of I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNET created by David Grapes and Todd Olson with Musical Arrangements by Vince di Mura. Directed by Kevin Bellie, the production features Jim DeSelm, Robert Hunt,...

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Steppenwolf Announces 47th Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Announces 47th Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf has announced the addition of Audrey Francis as the 47th member of the distinguished ensemble. Francis has performed in seven productions with Steppenwolf, most recently “The Fundamentals,” and teaches at the University of Chicago, the School at Steppenwolf, and is the owner and founder of Black Box Acting. Artistic...

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Akvavit Announces Leadership Changes and New Associate Members

Akvavit Announces Leadership Changes and New Associate Members

Pictured:  Co-Artistic Directors Kirstin Franklin and Breahan Pautsch. Akvavit Theatre has announced new artistic leadership and an expanded ensemble as a launch to their 2017 season. Five year Akvavit veterans Kirstin Franklin and Breahan Pautsch will serve as the company’s new Co-Artistic Directors, succeeding Artistic Director Chad Eric Bergman and Managing Artistic Director Bergen...

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SEMITIC COMMONWEALTH Lineup Announced at Silk Road Rising

SEMITIC COMMONWEALTH Lineup Announced at Silk Road Rising

Photo: The main entrance to the Historic Chicago Temple Building, and to Silk Road Rising. Silk Road Rising will present “Semitic Commonwealth,” a staged reading series comprised of six plays by Arab and Jewish playwrights” exploring the human toll of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” February 10th – 26th. “Where politicians and...

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BY THE BOG OF CATS Has Cast and Creative Team

BY THE BOG OF CATS Has Cast and Creative Team

Pictured: Kristin Collins. The Artistic Home has announced the cast and creative team for their Winter production of BY THE BOG OF CATS by Marina Carr. Directed by ensemble member John Mossman, the production features Kristin Collins, Frank Nall, Tim Musachio, John LaFlamboy, Elise Wolf, Darrelyn Marx, Jane Delaubenfels, Caroline Latta, Kelsey Phillips,...

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Cast Set For RANDOM THEFT & OTHER ACTS

Cast Set For RANDOM THEFT & OTHER ACTS

Pictured: Ann Keen.  Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles, IL has announced casting for their production of RANDOM THEFT & OTHER ACTS by John David Westby. Directed by Artistc Director Marge Uhlarik-Boller, the production features Ann Keen (Martie), Sean Hargadon (Jack), Justin Schaller (Ham), R. Scott Purdy (Henry), Crystal Skipworth (Bridget),...

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David Cromer Returns for One-Night OUR TOWN Benefit for The Hypocrites

David Cromer Returns for One-Night OUR TOWN Benefit for The Hypocrites

David Cromer in OUR TOWN. Photo by Marc Brenner.  UPDATED: 1/2/2017 at 10:40 a.m. to include current casting.  David Cromer, director and star of The Hypocrites 2008 smash-hit production of OUR TOWN, will return to Chicago for a one night only reading of Thornton Wilder’s play as a benefit to the...

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Northlight Announces Additional Cast & Creatives for BY THE WATER and RELATIVITY

Northlight Announces Additional Cast & Creatives for BY THE WATER and RELATIVITY

Northlight Theatre has announced casting for the upcoming productions of BY THE WATER by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Cody Estle, and RELATIVITY, a new play by Mark St. Germain, directed by BJ Jones. The cast of BY THE WATER includes Francis Guinan and Penny Slusher (both previously announced), with Janet...

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Cast and Production Team Announced for FALLING

Cast and Production Team Announced for FALLING

(l-r) Nick Freed, Tristan Hall, Amy Johnson, Heidi Katz and Justin Tsatsa. Interrobang Theatre Project has announced the cast and production team for FALLING by Deanna Jent. Directed by Interrobang’s Artistic Director James Yost, the production features Nick Freed, Tristan Hall, Amy Johnson, Heidi Katz and Justin Tsatsa. The production team includes Greg...

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Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Martha Lavey, John Mahoney, Barbara Robertson and Peter Sagal will voice key pre-recorded roles. Lavey will voice the lighting designer, Robertson will voice the costume designer, and Mahoney will play backstage crew person #3. Peter Sagal will portray the sound designer.

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