New York City’s Musically Human Theatre Announces Relocation to Highland Park

New York City’s Musically Human Theatre Announces Relocation to Highland Park

Three-show season of musicals will be staged in former home of The Music Theatre Company

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Remy Bumppo Announces Casts for “Age of Enlightment” Season

Remy Bumppo Announces Casts for “Age of Enlightment” Season

Kelsey Brennan Remy Bumppo has announced casting for its “Age of Enlightenment” themed season. In addition to their scheduled season below, Remy Bumppo will also team with Silk Road Rising on GREAT EXPECTATIONS adapted by Tanika Gupta. Co-directed by Nick Sandys and Lavina Jadhwani, the cast will feature Artistic Associate Linda Gillum...

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Shattered Globe Lands Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s ‘FOR PETER PAN…’

Shattered Globe Lands Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s ‘FOR PETER PAN…’

Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2016-17 Season with the Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan as a teenager.

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Handbag Announces Cast for SKOOBY DON’T

Handbag Announces Cast for SKOOBY DON’T

Hell in a Handbag Productions announced casting today for its premiere of SKOOBY DON’T, David Cerda’s parody of the cartoon classic, directed by Derek Van Barham, following the adventures of four adults – Scaggy, Fredd, Velva and Daffy – who wear the same clothes every day while driving around in a van with...

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Chicago Will Dim Marquees for James M. Nederlander

Chicago Will Dim Marquees for James M. Nederlander

Broadway In Chicago and the Broadway community will mourn the loss of Chairman of the Nederlander Organization, theatre owner/operator, producer and presenter James M. Nederlander, who passed away on July 25 at age 94, by honoring the Broadway tradition of dimming the marquee lights. James M. Nederlander, “Jimmy,” was a...

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Hank Boland Steps Down at Strawdog, 3-Person Committee Takes His Place

Hank Boland Steps Down at Strawdog, 3-Person Committee Takes His Place

Strawdog Theatre Company announced today that Artistic Director Hank Boland is stepping down. Boland will retain his affiliation as a Strawdog Ensemble Member, and will serve as an artistic consultant on Strawdog’s upcoming 29th season. A new “Artistic Vision Committee” comprised of Strawdog ensemble members Heath Hays, Anderson Lawfer and...

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Chicago’s HAMILTON has its A. Burr, G. Washington, & Ensemble

Chicago’s HAMILTON has its A. Burr, G. Washington, & Ensemble

Tony Award nominee JOSHUA HENRY will lead the Chicago company of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr.

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Hedy Weiss Responds to IN THE HEIGHTS Casting Controversy

Hedy Weiss Responds to IN THE HEIGHTS Casting Controversy

Now, on a Huffington Post piece titled Why White Actors Should Not Be Cast In Latinx Roles—On Broadway Or Off, Weiss has made her first response to the casting issue in the comments section, saying “Do you think Jonathan Pryce should be banned from playing Shylock because he is not Jewish? Do you think you should only recruit murderers in Cook County jail to play Macbeth? It is called acting.”

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Steppenwolf Announces Fall ‘LookOut’ Lineup

Steppenwolf Announces Fall ‘LookOut’ Lineup

LookOut programming takes place in Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, an 80-seat cabaret-style space at 1700 N Halsted St.

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Edgewater Theatre District Announces “Passport”

Edgewater Theatre District Announces “Passport”

Like a coffee shop punch card, the Passport can be stamped each time the bearer sees a play at a participating Edgewater theater.

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