Emerald City Announces 17/18 Slate

Emerald City Announces 17/18 Slate

Photo: Emerald City’s Little Theatre Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone announced today the upcoming 2017 – 2018 Season, including two shows at the Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park, a holiday production at Broadway Playhouse, and an ongoing theatrical experience for the very young at Emerald City’s Little Theatre...

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Emerald City Announces MOTHER GOOSE’S GARDEN Cast

Emerald City Announces MOTHER GOOSE’S GARDEN Cast

Pictured: Michele Stine and Austin Ryan Hunt.  Emerald City Theatre has announced the cast for the world premiere of MOTHER GOOSE’S GARDEN by by ECT Director of Educational Programming Kate Leslie. Directed by Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone, the production features teaching artists Austin Ryan Hunt and Michele Stine as nursery rhyme mainstays,...

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Creating SNOWY DAY at Emerald City

Creating SNOWY DAY at Emerald City

Emerald City Theatre’s production of THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES by Ezra Jack Keats. Photo by Austin Oie. By Kyle Whalen January 20. I’m sitting in Emerald City Theatre’s Little Theatre, where the company is rehearsing THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES, currently running at the Apollo. Jerome Hairston...

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THE SNOWY DAY Captures Sense of Child Naïveté

THE SNOWY DAY Captures Sense of Child Naïveté

Most parents succumb to cynicism regarding how their children should face the world and the answer is hardly ever “creatively.”

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Cast and Creatives Announced for THE WIZ at Emerald City

Cast and Creatives Announced for THE WIZ at Emerald City

Pictured: Isis Elizabeth Emerald City Theatre has announced casting for their production of THE WIZ  adapted from the THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum, book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, with additional material by Tina Tippit. Directed and choreographed by Jamal Howard, the...

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Emerald City Has THE SNOWY DAY Cast and Partial Production Team

Emerald City Has THE SNOWY DAY Cast and Partial Production Team

Pictured: Terry Bell, Kirra Silver, Felix Mayes, and Sydney Charles. Emerald City Theatre has announced the cast and partial production team for the Chicago premiere of THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES by Ezra Jack Keats. Directed by Jacqueline Stone, the production features Terry Bell (Peter), Kirra Silver (Amy/Female Player), Felix...

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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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Emerald City Announces 20th Anniversary Season

Emerald City Announces 20th Anniversary Season

Photo: The 2011 production of JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS will be revisited as part of the upcoming season.  Emerald City Theatre has announced its upcoming 2016 – 2017 season, which will include adaptations of ‘DIARY OF A WORM, A SPIDER, AND A FLY’, ‘JUNIE B. JONES IN...

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Emerald City’s SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK will head to Broadway Playhouse this Summer

Emerald City’s SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK will head to Broadway Playhouse this Summer

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place July 8 through August 28, 2016. Individual tickets go on sale on Friday, April 22.

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