City Lit Announces Cast and Creatives for THE SUNDIAL Adaptation

City Lit Announces Cast and Creatives for THE SUNDIAL Adaptation

City Lit’s 2016-17 season will continue in January with Paul Edwards’ original adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1958 novel THE SUNDIAL, the third Jackson adaptation undertaken by the Edgewater company.

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Cast and Production Team Announced for THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES 

Cast and Production Team Announced for THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES 

Pictured: Loretta Rezos.  Raven Theatre has announced casting for the Midwest premiere of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES by Richard Greenberg.  Directed by Cody Estle, the production features Loretta Rezos, Joe Mack, JoAnn Montemurro, Chuck Spencer, Christopher Peltier, Niko Kourtis, Marika Mashburn.  The production team includes Jeffrey D. Kmiec (set design), Theresa...

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Alison Vesely, Artistic Director of First Folio Theatre, Passes Away at 59

Alison Vesely, Artistic Director of First Folio Theatre, Passes Away at 59

Vesely directed over forty productions at the Oak Brook-based institution she founded in 1997 with her surviving husband, David Rice.

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Attendance down, Contributions up According to TCG

Attendance down, Contributions up According to TCG

With fewer people buying tickets, theaters are cutting play development and investing in education.

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Irish Theatre Announces 16/17 Season and Casting

Irish Theatre Announces 16/17 Season and Casting

Pictured: Brad Armacost, Jeff Christian, Dan Waller  Irish Theatre of Chicago has announced their 22nd season and casting for their Winter and Spring productions. Opening December 15th THE WEIR by Conor McPherson and directed by Siiri Scott, will feature Brad Armacost, Jeff Christian, Dan Waller, Sarah Wellington and Brad Smith. The season continues in February...

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Rasaka Announces Cast of VANYA (OR, “THAT’S LIFE!”)

Rasaka Announces Cast of VANYA (OR, “THAT’S LIFE!”)

Pictured: Rom Barkhordar. Rasaka Theatre Company has announced casting for their world premiere of VANYA (OR, “THAT’S LIFE!”) by Lavina Jadhwani. Adapted from Chekov’s UNCLE VANYA and directed by Kaiser Zaki Ahmed, the production features Rom Barkhordar (Vanya), Raj Bond (Waffles), Allison Cain (Marina), Bill Chamberlain (Alexander), Richard Costes (Astrov), Puja Mohindra (Sonya),...

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About Face Has Cast and Production Team for THE TEMPERAMENTALS

About Face Has Cast and Production Team for THE TEMPERAMENTALS

(left to right) Kyle Hatley, Rob Lindley and Alex Weisman. About Face Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the Chicago premiere of THE TEMPERAMENTALS by Jon Marans. Directed by Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff, the production features Paul Fagen (Man #3), Lane Anthony Flores (Rudi Gernreich), Kyle Hatley (Harry Hay),...

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Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

 Pictured: Sally Murphy.  Steppenwolf has announced final casting for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Young Jean Lee and the world premiere of LINDA VISTA by ensemble member Tracy Letts.  Directed by playwright Lee, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN features previously announced ensemble member Alan Wilder as the father, Ed, with Madison Dirks as...

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AstonRep Announces ELEEMOSYNARY Cast and Creative Team

AstonRep Announces ELEEMOSYNARY Cast and Creative Team

Pictured: Alexandra Bennett.  AstonRep has announced casting and creative team for their Winter production of ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing.  Co-Directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen & Company Member Jeremiah Barr, the production features Alexandra  Bennett, Sarah C. Lo. and Debra Rodkin.  The creative team includes Samantha Barr (scenic design),...

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