Review: DRACULA — The Hypocrites at Mercury Theater Chicago

Review: DRACULA — The Hypocrites at Mercury Theater Chicago

Bram Stoker might not have intended for his novel to be funny, but undoubtedly he would have approved of The Hypocrites’ approach to DRACULA.

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Hypocrites Announce New Structure, Ensemble, Follow-Up to ALL OUR TRAGIC, and DRACULA at Mercury

Hypocrites Announce New Structure, Ensemble, Follow-Up to ALL OUR TRAGIC, and DRACULA at Mercury

Today The Hypocrites announced a new non-profit business model after the company was forced to cancel a portion of their 20th anniversary season.

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Lisa Tejero Delivers a Truly Exceptional Performance in WIT

Lisa Tejero Delivers a Truly Exceptional Performance in WIT

Margaret Edson’s 1999 Pulitzer Prize Winner WIT is a bold play, known in theater circles for requiring tremendous bravery from its lead actor.

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David Cromer Returns for One-Night OUR TOWN Benefit for The Hypocrites

David Cromer Returns for One-Night OUR TOWN Benefit for The Hypocrites

David Cromer in OUR TOWN. Photo by Marc Brenner.  UPDATED: 1/2/2017 at 10:40 a.m. to include current casting.  David Cromer, director and star of The Hypocrites 2008 smash-hit production of OUR TOWN, will return to Chicago for a one night only reading of Thornton Wilder’s play as a benefit to the...

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Hypocrites Have Their WIT Cast

Hypocrites Have Their WIT Cast

The Hypocrites have announced casting for what will now be their final production of the season, Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama WIT. Directed by Marti Lyons, WIT will play January 20 – February 19 at The Den Theatre.

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Hypocrites Cancel Most of Remaining 20th Anniversary Season

Hypocrites Cancel Most of Remaining 20th Anniversary Season

Productions of THE HOUSE OF MARTIN GUERRE and LAS MENINAS, planned for the spring, have been canceled.

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Possibilities abound at the Theatre of Potatoes

Possibilities abound at the Theatre of Potatoes

(left to right) Elle Walker, Leslie Ann Sheppard, Amanda Raquel Martinez, and Aja Wiltshire. Photo by Joe Mazza. Review: CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES at The Hypocrites By Hilary Holbrook I don’t think many would debate me when I say that the theater faces many challenges today. In addition...

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Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 4: Choreography

Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 4: Choreography

In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The Hypocrites production of CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes. Part 4 By Breon Arzell, Choreographer This is no longer the show it once was....

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Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 3: Color for Our Cinderella

Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 3: Color for Our Cinderella

In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The Hypocrites production of CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 2: Adapting at The Hypocrites

Inside CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES Part 2: Adapting at The Hypocrites

Photo: Adapter and Music Director Andra Velis Simon In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The Hypocrites production of CINDERELLA AT THE THEATRE OF POTATOES through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.  Part 2 By Andra Velis Simon, adapter...

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