Republican Tax Plan May Be Disastrous to Non-Profits

Republican Tax Plan May Be Disastrous to Non-Profits

The Tax Policy Center estimates charitable giving will reduce by between $12 billion and $20 billion in 2018.

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Spiel Chicago Episode 22: Transgender Actor Panel

Spiel Chicago Episode 22: Transgender Actor Panel

Pictured: Avi Roque  SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater. To listen to past Spiel Chicago podcasts click here. The burgeoning discussion about transgender inclusion in Chicago Theatre is encouraging. It’s great to see large institutions like Steppenwolf and The...

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Narcissism and You

Narcissism and You

Are all performers narcissists? Is that a bad thing? Bill Harrison explores the relationship between a performer and a healthy bit of narcissism.

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Inside “GHOSTS & zombies” Part Three: “Strong in body, mind, and spirit. Able to wield an axe.”

Inside “GHOSTS & zombies” Part Three: “Strong in body, mind, and spirit. Able to wield an axe.”

Pictured: (left to right) Marsha Harman, Christiane Schaldemose and Micah Kronlokken in Akvavit Theatre’s production of GHOSTS & zombies. Photo by Karl Clifton-Soderstrom. In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Akvavit Theatre’s “GHOSTS & zombies” through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles, click here. By Marsha Harmon When I read the audition...

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Don’t like the idea of PRETTY WOMAN the musical? Blame Netflix.

Don’t like the idea of PRETTY WOMAN the musical? Blame Netflix.

By granting the rights to producer Paula Wagner, Touchstone has a lot to gain in royalties, renewed interest in the film, and subsidiary rights — and virtually nothing to lose.

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Inside “GHOSTS & zombies” Part 1: Ibsen

Inside “GHOSTS & zombies” Part 1: Ibsen

In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Akvavit Theatre’s GHOSTS & zombies through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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Tom Williams Quits Because There’s No Good Chicago Theater Coming Up

Tom Williams Quits Because There’s No Good Chicago Theater Coming Up

Apparently, Williams believes that other critics in this town are too nice. “They are out there to mooch tickets,” and “after me being gone, and Hedy’s gonna retire, you’re going to have no one saying ‘don’t go to the shows’ anymore.”

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Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Two: Creating the Physical World

Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Two: Creating the Physical World

In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Kokandy Productions’ BONNIE & CLYDE through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles.

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Becoming an Audiobook Narrator

Becoming an Audiobook Narrator

In PerformInk’s series “The Craft”, we invite professionals in the educational field to discuss the benefits and/or the history behind the craft they teach. To read past blogs click here. By Kevin Theis Whenever I meet someone who is considering getting into the audiobook industry as a narrator, I always make...

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Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough

Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough

By the age of 30, more than half of American actors and dancers will have given up their professions.

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