Lookingglass Theatre Company appoints new Executive Director

Lookingglass Theatre Company appoints new Executive Director

Lookingglass Theatre Company’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of the theater’s new executive director, Rachel L. Fink.

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Review: HARD TIMES FOR THESE TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre Company

Review: HARD TIMES FOR THESE TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre Company

The fact that poor people are dying is relatable to 2017. But that’s not what this story is about. It’s a drawing room play. But what are we gaining by telling this story? In empathy? In truth?

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Lookingglass Announces Complete Cast for HARD TIMES

Lookingglass Announces Complete Cast for HARD TIMES

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced the complete cast and creatives for the return of the HARD TIMES, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium.

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Rachel Kraft to Step down after 12 Years at Lookingglass

Rachel Kraft to Step down after 12 Years at Lookingglass

Lookingglass Theatre Company announced today that Rachel Kraft has decided to step down as Executive Director after 12 years with the company. She will remain in her post through the end of the calendar year as they search for a successor. Lookingglass is in the process of choosing a search firm and...

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TodayTix and Lookingglass Offer Lottery Tickets for MOBY DICK

TodayTix and Lookingglass Offer Lottery Tickets for MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced a partnership with TodayTix—the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to theater tickets—to offer $25 lottery tickets to MOBY DICK.

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League to Honor Route 66, Lookingglass, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Michael and Mona Heath

League to Honor Route 66, Lookingglass, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Michael and Mona Heath

League members will honor Route 66 Theatre Company as the recipient of the Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, Michael and Mona Heath with the Tribute Award, Cheryl Lynn Bruce with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Lookingglass Theatre Company Ensemble with the Artistic Achievement Award.

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Lookingglass Announces 30th Season and Featured Casting

Lookingglass Announces 30th Season and Featured Casting

Ensemble Member David Schwimmer will return to direct a Kevin Douglas’ world premiere comedy PLANTATION!

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Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired by...

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Lookingglass Announces Cast for BEYOND CARING and MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Announces Cast for BEYOND CARING and MOBY DICK

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning MOBY DICK, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin.

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MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH is a Visual Treat at Lookingglass

MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH is a Visual Treat at Lookingglass

There is a visual treat of fairytale proportions playing at the Lookingglass stage this month brought to you by the titular characters of MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH. An aesthetic so well executed and true to its genre, that you could swear book pages were flipping over and coming to life in front of your eyes.

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