Goodman Will Light New Marquee in Conjunction with Ghostlight Project

Goodman Will Light New Marquee in Conjunction with Ghostlight Project

Goodman Theatre will illuminate its new marquee for the first time during a public ceremony on Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 pm. A visual replica of the original, which was erected in 2000 and damaged by an electrical fire last spring, the new sign will use less than one-tenth of the...

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Red Theater Has Its BEOWULF Cast and Production Team

Red Theater Has Its BEOWULF Cast and Production Team

Red Theatre Chicago announces the cast and production team for the world premiere musical BEOWULF by Artistic Director Aaron Sawyer.

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Organic Announces PHANTOM PAIN Cast

Organic Announces PHANTOM PAIN Cast

Organic Theater has announced tcasting for the world premiere of PHANTOM PAIN by Barbara Lhota.

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Wayne Brady to Star in Chicago’s Hamilton

Wayne Brady to Star in Chicago’s Hamilton

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today that five-time time Emmy Award winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady will join the Chicago company of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr for a limited engagement Tuesday, January 17 thru Sunday, April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. After getting his...

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Red Theater Welcomes Two New Members

Red Theater Welcomes Two New Members

Pictured: Cara Beth Heath.  Red Theater has announced the addition of two new members to its organization according to a recent press release. Under Artistic Director Aaron Sawyer, Red Theater welcomed Board Member Caity-Shea Violette and Literary Coordinator Cara Beth Heath.   From The Press Release:  Caity-Shea Violette, Board Member,...

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The Yard Announces Playwrights, Cast and Creatives for SNACK BREAK

The Yard Announces Playwrights, Cast and Creatives for SNACK BREAK

The Yard, a theater company that immerse students in the Chicago storefront theatre-making process, has announced the cast, creatives, and playwrights for their inaugural short play festival SNACK BREAK.

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About Face Announces New Managing Director

About Face Announces New Managing Director

About Face Theatre announced today the appointment of Alana Parvey Zalas as its new Managing Director. Zalas succeeds Dean Carpenter, who stepped down in 2016. Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff said “We are thrilled to welcome Alana to the About Face team. Her precision and strong finance skills will be a...

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Deaf Theater and Arts Company Launches in Chicago

Deaf Theater and Arts Company Launches in Chicago

This summer, Chicago will be getting its first look at a new arts organization focused on bridging the Deaf and hearing communities.

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Casting Announced for MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA

Casting Announced for MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA

Pictured: Eric A. Lewis. Theatre at the Center has announced the cast for their Winter production of MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA originally conceived by Todd Olsen and David Grape. Directed by Branda Didier, the production features George Keating, Christine Mild, McKinley Carter, and Eric A. Lewis. MY...

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The Yard Welcomes Resident Artists and Mentors

The Yard Welcomes Resident Artists and Mentors

Pictured: Andrew Burden Swanson.  The Yard, a theater company that immerses students in the Chicago storefront theatre-making process, has named Jared Bellot, Maggie Fullilove-Nuggent, Will Kiley, Dina Marie Klahn, Dana Murphy, Aaron Stephenson, Andrew Burden Swanson, and John Wilson, as their first inaugural group of resident artists/mentors. “I am very pleased...

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