Writers 17/18 Season Includes World Premiere Musical and Chicago Premiere

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma have announced the company’s 2017-2018 six-show season,

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Joffrey’s 17/18 Season Emphasizes “Transformative Storytelling” and Joyful Celebrations
Pictured: Alexander Ekman’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Royal Swedish Opera House. Photo by Hans Nilsson (courtesy of The Joffrey Ballet). Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced the 2017-18 season which includes a world premiere by Joffrey Ballet Master Nicolas Blanc, the North American Premiere... Read more
Court Announces 17/18 Season and Partial Casting

Court Theatre has announced their 17/18 season under Artistic Director Charles Newell.

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Northlight’s 17/18 Season Is Full of Premieres
Pictured: Dominique Morisseau Northlight Theatre has announced it’s 17/18 season which includes a world premiere, two Midwest premieres, and a Chicago premiere. Opening the 43rd season is Bruce Graham’s SANCTIONS, a world premiere directed by Artisitc Director BJ Jones and featuring Mary Beth Fisher. The season continues with the Midwest... Read more
Musicalized LADY X Replaces VALLEY! in Handbag’s Season
Hell in a Handbag Productions announced today it will open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X – A MUSICAL, an adaptation of their 2010 play of the same name. LADY X will replace the previously announced musical VALLEY! from April 21 – June 11 at Mary’s Attic. LADY X – A MUSICAL takes on the... Read more
Goodman Adds PAMPLONA with LADY IN DENMARK to Be Rescheduled

Goodman has announced Jim McGrath’s world premiere of PAMPLONA, starring Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway and directed by Robert Falls, will conclude Falls’ 30th anniversary season as Artistic Director.

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Firebrand Sets Inaugural Season
Pictured: Sharriese Hamilton  Firebrand Theatre has announced their inaugural season, which includes the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, 9 TO 5 featuring Sharriese Hamilton as Doralee, and a season kick-off benefit. Firebrand Theatre’s 17/18 Season (from press release): NOTHIN’ LIKE A DAME: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN MUSICAL THEATRE on... Read more
Lyric Opera’s 17/18 Season Includes Joffrey Collaboration and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Lyric has announced their full season and casting/creatives for 2017-2018.

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Brown Paper Box Announces 17/18 Season

Brown Paper Box Co. has announced their 17/18 season, making this the first time the company has announced their season in full.

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Halcyon Announces 17-18 Season and $50K Grant

Halcyon Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season, which will feature Bekah Brunstetter’s Midwest Premiere of THE OREGON TRAIL (Sept. 14 – Nov. 4) and Caridad Svich’s Midwest Premiere of DE TROYA (May 10 – Jun. 20). Halcyon Theatre operates out of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood, with a mission to “present new voices from inadequately represented communities and works to recast classic works in order to showcase contemporary relevance.”

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