Review: TIME IS ON OUR SIDE at About Face Theatre

Review: TIME IS ON OUR SIDE at About Face Theatre

About Face Theatre’s TIME IS ON OUR SIDE is an ideological treasure trove. The text is rich with questions and examinations of personal history, queer history, and the ownership of each.

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About Face Has Its BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Cast and Production Team

About Face Has Its BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Cast and Production Team

About Face Theatre has announced the cast and design team casting for its Midwest premiere of Bryna Turner’s comedy BULL IN A CHINA SHOP.

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About Face Has Its TIME IS ON OUR SIDE Cast/Creatives

About Face Has Its TIME IS ON OUR SIDE Cast/Creatives

About Face Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the Midwest premiere of TIME IS ON OUR SIDE.

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Megan Carney Named New Artistic Director of About Face

Megan Carney Named New Artistic Director of About Face

Pictured: Megan Carney. Photo by Nicci Briann. About Face Theatre Company has announced the appointment of Megan Carney as its new Artistic Director. Carney, who founded the company’s youth theater, and currently serves as the Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will begin...

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About Face Announces Next Season and Partial Casting

About Face Announces Next Season and Partial Casting

Pictured: Keira Fromm and Megan Carney About Face Theatre has announced the lineup for its 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with SIGNIFICANT OTHER by Joshua Harmon, co-produced with Theater Wit. The Midwest premiere is directed by About Face Artistic Associate Keira Fromm and features Artistic Associate Alex Weisman. The...

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Andrew Volkoff Steps Down at About Face

Andrew Volkoff Steps Down at About Face

About Face Theatre announced today that Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff will step down at the end of the 2016-17 season. Volkoff joined About Face as Artistic Director in June, 2013. Under his leadership, the theater produced critically acclaimed plays including the world premiere of Artistic Associate Philip Dawkins’ Jeff Award-nominated...

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About Face Announces Casting & Staff for BRIGHT HALF LIFE

About Face Announces Casting & Staff for BRIGHT HALF LIFE

About Face Theatre has announced casting for the final production of its 2016-17 season, the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Tanya Barfield’s contemporary love story BRIGHT HALF LIFE, directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm.

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Timely TEMPERAMENTALS Lives Loud and Proud

Timely TEMPERAMENTALS Lives Loud and Proud

(left to right) Alex Weisman, Lane Anthony Flores, Kyle Hatley, Paul Fagen and Rob Lindley in About Face Theatre’s Chicago premiere of THE TEMPERAMENTALS by Jon Marans, directed by Andrew Volkoff. Photo by Michael Brosilow. Review: THE TEMPERAMENTALS at About Face Theatre By Elizabeth Ellis In early 1950’s America, conformity...

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About Face Announces New Managing Director

About Face Announces New Managing Director

About Face Theatre announced today the appointment of Alana Parvey Zalas as its new Managing Director. Zalas succeeds Dean Carpenter, who stepped down in 2016. Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff said “We are thrilled to welcome Alana to the About Face team. Her precision and strong finance skills will be a...

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Poignent I AM MY OWN WIFE Is a Tightly Woven Ensemble Piece

Poignent I AM MY OWN WIFE Is a Tightly Woven Ensemble Piece

Every play I’ve seen since November 8th has seemed like a small rebellion. I crowd into small dark rooms with strangers to see something beautiful and hope that it will steel me, change me into someone better equipped for the world outside.

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