House Theatre Opens Off-Stage Operations Facility

House Theatre Opens Off-Stage Operations Facility

The company will hold an open house tomorrow, Saturday, May 12 between 5 and 9 p.m. free and open to the public.

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Review: HATFIELD & MCCOY at The House Theatre of Chicago

Review: HATFIELD & MCCOY at The House Theatre of Chicago

The show doesn’t particularly tug on the heartstrings the way most House Theatre shows tend to do, but it is a great retelling with harmonious live music, beautiful singing and a healthy dose of the House’s inimitable artful style.

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Inside HATFIELD & McCOY: Representation in Casting

Inside HATFIELD & McCOY: Representation in Casting

Pictured: Cody Proctor Ann Delaney Tia Pinson, and Jenni M Hadley. Photo by Jessica Ridenour. In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside The House Theatre of Chicago’s HATFIELD & McCOY through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles, click here. By Marika Mashburn, Casting Director...

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Inside HATFIELD & McCOY: Revisiting Your First Time

Inside HATFIELD & McCOY: Revisiting Your First Time

Pictured: Haley Bolithon and Kyle Whalen. Photo by Jessica Ridenour. In this 3-part series, PerformInk takes you inside The House Theatre of Chicago’s HATFIELD & McCOY through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. To read past INSIDE articles, click here. By Director Matt Hawkins The House first produced HATFIELD &...

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The House has HATFIELD & McCOY Cast & Production Team

The House has HATFIELD & McCOY Cast & Production Team

The House Theatre has announced the cast and production team for its all-new production of HATFIELD & McCOY, written by Shawn Pfautsch and directed by Matt Hawkins playing at the Chopin Theatre. Inspired by the true story of famous feuding families, and by Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, the production features...

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House Theatre Cancels “Ellen Bond”

House Theatre Cancels “Ellen Bond”

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced that it will not be producing “Ellen Bond, Union Spy” in the spring of 2018 as previously announced. The Civil War — conceived by Jess McLeod and written by Jenny Lamb, with Tanji Harper & Blu Rhythm Collective providing the music, lyrics and movement...

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Cast Set for UNITED FLIGHT 232 Remount 

Cast Set for UNITED FLIGHT 232 Remount 

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced final casting and creatives for the remount of their Jeff Award winning production of UNITED FLIGHT 232.

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House Theatre Appoints New Managing Director

House Theatre Appoints New Managing Director

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced that Erik Schroeder as the company’s new Managing Director, a role currently filled on an interim basis by board member Brian Bauer.

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With DIAMOND DOGS, The House Theatre Levels Up to a New “Planetary Level” of Awesome

With DIAMOND DOGS, The House Theatre Levels Up to a New “Planetary Level” of Awesome

I love science fiction because the most common of human emotions resonate more deeply when taken out of the realm of “everyday life.” Unrequited love has a much more profound impact when your lover is about to be frozen in carbonite, and greedy villains always seem way more sinister when their selfish whims hinge on the destruction of a planet.

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Chicago’s Best Shows of 2016

Chicago’s Best Shows of 2016

As an amazing year of performance in Chicago comes to an end, we’re wrapping up our picks for the best productions of 2016. We asked our critics which of the 125 shows we reviewed this year have really stuck with them, and here are their favorites.

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