Bri Sudia – Crafting Her Own Path in Chicago Theater

Bri Sudia – Crafting Her Own Path in Chicago Theater

“I wasn’t really going to be an actor,” Bri Sudia insists. When I got a chance to interview her over the phone, she was fresh from rehearsal, stretching out after a long day at the Goodman, where she stars as Ruth Sherwood in the Mary Zimmerman-directed WONDERFUL TOWN.

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Albany Park Theatre Project and Third Rail Projects – Developing LEARNING CURVE

Albany Park Theatre Project and Third Rail Projects – Developing LEARNING CURVE

LEARNING CURVE, an immersive, original show about Chicago public schools, seems a natural fit for Albany Park Theatre Project. But why now?

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Jacqueline Stone and the Future of Emerald City Theatre

Jacqueline Stone and the Future of Emerald City Theatre

If you were to ask Jacqueline Stone, the new artistic director of Emerald City Theatre, why she makes theatre for young audiences, she would likely tell you about a deep-set sense of civic and artistic responsibility.

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Doing Too Much

Doing Too Much

I am recently back from vacation and under the spell cast by days of few interruptions and simple choices. I am, in short—relaxed. And as sometimes happens after a period of decompressing and unplugging, I wonder how I can’t do a better job of holding on to this feeling upon my return.

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NOW. HERE. THIS.

NOW. HERE. THIS.

NOW. HERE. THIS. at Brown Paper Box Co. runs through August 21st at Rivendell Theatre

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How Casting Directors Can Change the World

How Casting Directors Can Change the World

One former performer’s experience with inclusive casting helps change the perceptions of her students years later.

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Stage Fright Solutions: Acceptance, Preparation and Confidence

Stage Fright Solutions: Acceptance, Preparation and Confidence

Acceptance, preparation, and confidence make up therapist Bill Harrison’s three-part antidote to stage fright.

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MAN OF LA MANCHA

MAN OF LA MANCHA

MAN OF LA MANCHA now playing at Marriott Theatre through August 14th

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COMPANY

COMPANY

COMPANY now playing at Writers Theatre through August 7th

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How Do We Pay People More? Walk Away from the Kitchen Sink

How Do We Pay People More? Walk Away from the Kitchen Sink

In her plenary address at the TCG conference last month, Anna Deveare Smith talked about the ways in which theaters can walk the walk in their anti-discriminatory initiatives. Among the many ways she cited, she encouraged theaters to “no longer assume that people are willing to starve to work in the theater,”

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