First Folio Sets 22nd Season

First Folio Sets 22nd Season

First Folio Theatre has announced their 22nd season, beginning with the world premiere of THE MAN-BEAST, which runs October 4th through November 5th. Following is the Chicago premiere of WOMEN IN JEOPARDY, January 24 through February 25. MARY’S WEDDING runs March 28 through April 29th, 2018, and the world-premiere musical SHREW’D runs July 11 through August 19th, 2018.

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Babes With Blades Announce 20th Season

Babes With Blades Announce 20th Season

(L to R) Playwrights for Babes With Blades’ 20th season, Anne Bertram and Barbara Lhota.  Babes With Blades Theatre Company has announced its 20th anniversary season, entitled “Origins,” consisting of two full productions and three developing scripts, reflecting on “how women define themselves and their places in their worlds.” The...

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ATC Announces Next Season’s Slate

ATC Announces Next Season’s Slate

American Theater Company has announced its next season, which kicks off this October with the world premiere of Janine Nabers’ WELCOME TO JESUS, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis. In the January, the company will present Basil Kreimendahl’s WE’RE GONNA BE OKAY in its Chicago premiere, also directed by Davis. Next May brings...

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Theo Ubique Announces Final Season at No Exit Café

Theo Ubique Announces Final Season at No Exit Café

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre’s founding artistic director Fred Anzevino has announced the company’s  2017-18 season, its last in the No Exit Café (The company will move into a new home in Evanston for the 2018-19 season). The 17/18 season will open in September with William Finn and James Lapine’s A...

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Hypocrites Announce New Structure, Ensemble, Follow-Up to ALL OUR TRAGIC, and DRACULA at Mercury

Hypocrites Announce New Structure, Ensemble, Follow-Up to ALL OUR TRAGIC, and DRACULA at Mercury

Today The Hypocrites announced a new non-profit business model after the company was forced to cancel a portion of their 20th anniversary season.

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Steppenwolf Adds Education Department, Announces Young Adults Offerings

Steppenwolf Adds Education Department, Announces Young Adults Offerings

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that it will create a new department, “Steppenwolf Education,” under which the Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) program will be housed. In addition to youth productions, the department will oversee educator training, teen programming and an expanded model for community partnerships, allowing Steppenwolf to reach neighborhoods and communities in new ways.

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Chicago Shakespeare’s Unveils a Partial Season Which Includes Performances in New Yard Theater

Chicago Shakespeare’s Unveils a Partial Season Which Includes Performances in New Yard Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced nine productions for the 2017/18 season which includes the introduction of CST’s new and innovative third performance venue, The Yard.

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Writers Announces 17-18 Casts, Added Production Starring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote

Writers Announces 17-18 Casts, Added Production Starring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote

Writers Theatre has announced an additional production for the 2017-2018 season – QUIXOTE: ON THE CONQUEST OF SELF, by Mόnica Hoth and Claudio Valdés Kuri, English Translation by Georgina Escobar, directed by Kuri, and featuring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote, September 27 – December 17.

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Definition Theatre Announces New Artistic Advisory Members and Chicago Premiere of AN OCTOROON

Definition Theatre Announces New Artistic Advisory Members and Chicago Premiere of AN OCTOROON

Pictured: Definition Theatre Company. Photo by Joe Mazza (Brave Lux Inc). Definition Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tyrone Phillips and Managing Director Neel McNeill, have announced the first play of its 2017-2018 season, the Chicago premiere of AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Produced in association with Goodman Theatre,...

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