Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Three: The Dreams of Bonnie Parker

Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part Three: The Dreams of Bonnie Parker

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

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Kokandy Has Its BONNIE & CLYDE Cast and Creatives

Kokandy Has Its BONNIE & CLYDE Cast and Creatives

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE.

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Review: LITTLE FISH at Kokandy Productions

Review: LITTLE FISH at Kokandy Productions

In an era of shock value and fast-paced, high-drama storytelling, Michael John LaChiusa’s LITTLE FISH is a refreshingly thoughtful, nuanced and contemplative portrait of a woman trying to live one moment at a time.

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Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part One: Fact Vs. Fiction

Inside BONNIE & CLYDE Part One: Fact Vs. Fiction

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

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Kokandy Announces Casting & Creatives for Chicago Premiere of LaChiusa’s LITTLE FISH

Kokandy Announces Casting & Creatives for Chicago Premiere of LaChiusa’s LITTLE FISH

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of Michael John LaChiusa’s LITTLE FISH, “an oblique parable for urban life after the attacks of September 11th,” directed by Producing Artistic Director Allison Hendrix with music direction by Kory Danielson, playing July 9 – August 20 at Theater Wit.

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Packed with Talent, Kokandy’s THE WIZ Blows the Roof Off

Packed with Talent, Kokandy’s THE WIZ Blows the Roof Off

On a full moon night in Chicago, Kokandy Productions showed how brazen and talented their artists are as they blew the roof off Theater Wit with their revival of THE WIZ.

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Kokandy Announces WIZ Cast and Creative Team. 

Kokandy Announces WIZ Cast and Creative Team. 

Pictured: (top l-r) Breon Arzell, Chuckie Benson, Dawn Bless, Sydney Charles, Kyrie Courter, TJ Crawford. (bottom l-r) Jyreika Evelyn Guest, Nicole Michelle Haskins, Frederik Harris, De’Jah Perkins, Steven Perkins, Tia Pinson. Kokandy Productions has announced casting for THE WIZ running March 5th – April 16th at Theatre Wit. Directed by Lili-Anne Brown, music direction by Jimmy Morehead and choreographed by Breon...

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Kokandy Season Includes Chicago Premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE

Kokandy Season Includes Chicago Premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE

Kokandy Productions announced its fifth season, with an expanded line-up from previous years, featuring four musicals, including two Chicago premieres. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops as a part of Kokandy’s “New Works Initiative.” The new season also marks the company’s transition to a not-for-profit organization.

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Despite Flaws, TOMORROW MORNING is Sweet, Memorable and Refreshingly Uncynical

Despite Flaws, TOMORROW MORNING is Sweet, Memorable and Refreshingly Uncynical

Laurence Mark Wythe’s TOMORROW MORNING does a lot of things right. In the vein of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST FIVE YEARS, TOMORROW MORNING aims for intimate, character-driven and contemporary. It focuses on two couples—one, the night before their wedding and the other, the night before their divorce.

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Full Line-Up Announced for CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

Full Line-Up Announced for CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

Michael Warrell and Lisa Kuhnen in CPA Productions’ DAPHNE’S SUNSET. Photo by Jenny Anderson. Underscore Theatre Company has announced the full line-up for its third annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring 14 new musical productions. Created to showcase and support Chicago’s burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year’s festival will be held August 9 – 28,...

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