Mercury Announces 2017 Season, Including Tony Bennett Salute and DRACULA

Mercury Announces 2017 Season, Including Tony Bennett Salute and DRACULA

Mercury Theater Chicago has announced their 2017 calendar year season, which will kick of in January with the Chicago Premiere of I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT, including songs such as ‘Rags to Riches,’ ‘Put On a Happy Face’ ‘The Good Life’, ‘The Best...

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Hypocrites Cancel Most of Remaining 20th Anniversary Season

Hypocrites Cancel Most of Remaining 20th Anniversary Season

Productions of THE HOUSE OF MARTIN GUERRE and LAS MENINAS, planned for the spring, have been canceled.

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CABARET at No Stakes Theater Project Has Cast and Production Team

CABARET at No Stakes Theater Project Has Cast and Production Team

CABARET is the first production under No Stakes’ Actor Initiative, which focuses on overcoming the limitations of typecasting.

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Joanie Schultz Appointed Artistic Director of Texas’s WaterTower Theatre

Joanie Schultz Appointed Artistic Director of Texas’s WaterTower Theatre

Schultz has made Chicago her home base for the last 20 years, directing for The Goodman, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, and around 30 other theater and opera companies throughout the city.

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Cast and Production Team Announced for GENDER BREAKDOWN

Cast and Production Team Announced for GENDER BREAKDOWN

Collaboraction Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for the world premiere of GENDER BREAKDOWN

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Chicago Area Arts Organizations Receive 1.4MM in NEA Grants

Chicago Area Arts Organizations Receive 1.4MM in NEA Grants

Over $1.4 million is slated for 47 Chicago-area arts organizations, in grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.

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Kia Corthron Is Eclipse’s Featured Playwright for 2017

Kia Corthron Is Eclipse’s Featured Playwright for 2017

As Eclipse celebrates our 25th anniversary season, the ensemble is excited to present the works of an essential voice in contemporary American theater,” said Eclipse’s Artistic Director Nathaniel Swift.

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Cast and Creatives Announced for WAITING FOR GODOT

Cast and Creatives Announced for WAITING FOR GODOT

Pictured: Christopher Acevedo. Tympanic Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their Winter production of Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT. Directed by Aaron Mays, the production features Christopher Acevedo (Vladimir), Felipe Carrasco (Estragon), Christian Castro (Pozzo), Jordan Arredondo (Lucky), and Raymond Hutchison (Boy). The creative team includes Kelsey Chigas (assistant director), Eleanor...

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Erica Daniels Named Managing Director at Victory Gardens

Erica Daniels Named Managing Director at Victory Gardens

Pictured: Erica Daniels. Artistic Director Chay Yew and Board President Steven Miller announced today the appointment of the theater’s new Managing Director, Erica Daniels. Daniels said “I have long admired the work of Chay Yew and the staff and artists at Victory Gardens. It is a thrill for me to join...

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DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA Has Cast and Production Team

DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA Has Cast and Production Team

(l-r) Grant Drager and Anthony Whitaker. New American Folk Theatre has announced the cast and production team for their Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams. Directed by Derek Van Barham, the production features company members Grant Drager and Anthony Whitaker. The production team includes Kate...

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