Review: PUNK at The New Colony

Review: PUNK at The New Colony

If it weren’t enough that this show captures all the essential issues of the American prison-industrial complex and condenses them into a two-and-a-half-hour dramady, the acting that has to back up the content is absolutely stellar.

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New Colony Artistic Directors Step Down

New Colony Artistic Directors Step Down

Photo: (left to right) The New Colony Co-Artistic Directors Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder. The New Colony announced today that Founding Members and Co-Artistic Directors Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder will step down in January 2018 at the end of the company’s ninth season. The board of directors has launched a search for a replacement....

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New Colony Has Its PUNK Cast and Crew

New Colony Has Its PUNK Cast and Crew

The New Colony has announced the cast and production team of PUNK.

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No One Is Beyond Reproach in New Colony’s SCAPEGOAT

No One Is Beyond Reproach in New Colony’s SCAPEGOAT

Political and legal dramas dominate the entertainment landscape these days. Some seek to cast a rosy glow over our institutions and yearn for the American ideal of irreproachable truth. Others present a darker, and perhaps more realistic view of these supreme monoliths of society, where the scandals and intrigue seen in fiction almost match the calamity that dominates America’s current cultural moment.

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New Colony’s SCAPEGOAT Has Its Cast and Production Team

New Colony’s SCAPEGOAT Has Its Cast and Production Team

The New Colony has announced the cast and production team for the world premiere of Connor McNamara’s SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US).

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In PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Imagination Will Set You Free

In PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Imagination Will Set You Free

Narnia. Oz. And now, the Anyverse. In The New Colony’s premiere production, “Psychonaut Librarians,” we are brought to another world that is beyond our dreams. And in reality, we are brought to a show that is beyond our imagination.

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Inside PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Part Four: Lighting Is Reality…and Magic

Inside PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Part Four: Lighting Is Reality…and Magic

In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The New Colony’s production of PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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Inside PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Part Three: Music For Two Worlds

Inside PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS Part Three: Music For Two Worlds

In this 4-part feature, PerformInk continues its INSIDE series and takes you behind the scenes of The New Colony’s production of PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes.

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The New Colony Welcomes Nine Ensemble Members

The New Colony Welcomes Nine Ensemble Members

The New Colony has announced its newest ensemble members Fin Coe, Jeffery Owen Freelon Jr., Michael Allen Harris, Kristi Parker-Barnhart, Deanna Reed-Foster, Esteban Reyna, Shariba Rivers, Omer Abbas Salem and Dagoberto Zolio Soto.

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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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