Creating 10 OUT OF 12 – Inside a Meta Tech

Upon entering the sunny rehearsal space for Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12, I find two of everything: two stage managers at their duplicate tables; two directors alternately sitting back in pensive reflection, then hopping up to offer guidance; two sets of assistant directors noting their mentors’ every move. Watching the preparation of this ambitious play—which details, moment by moment, the process of a tech rehearsal—provides a double image of a singular experience.

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10 OUT OF 12 Tackles Tech Rehearsal with Raw, Exacting Detail

Theater Wit’s Chicago premiere production of Anne Washburn’s 10 OUT OF 12 presents a novel concept: audience members don headsets as they dive into tech rehearsal for a fictional theatrical production.

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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... Read more
WHAT OF THE NIGHT? Rewards an Important and Worthwhile Commitment
Photo: Kate Black-Spence and Nelson Rodriguez in WHAT OF THE NIGHT? (Ian McLaren) Review: WHAT OF THE NIGHT?, Co-Produced by Cor Theatre and Stage Left Theatre at Theater Wit By Bec Willett WHAT OF THE NIGHT? is a play that for both artist and audience requires intellectual and emotional... Read more
Chicago Heavy Hitters Join Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12 Team

Martha Lavey, John Mahoney, Barbara Robertson and Peter Sagal will voice key pre-recorded roles. Lavey will voice the lighting designer, Robertson will voice the costume designer, and Mahoney will play backstage crew person #3. Peter Sagal will portray the sound designer.

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SoloChicago Announces THE UNFORTUNATES for Summer

Following on the heels of its inaugural production of CHURCHILL, which played two Chicago engagements, had an Off-Broadway run last year, and continues to play around the country, Ronald Keaton & Kurt Johns’ SoloChicago Theatre has announced its sophomore offering.

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Chicago Premiere of HEATHERS Triumphs as Both Totally Awesome and Heartwarming

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL manages to be both satirical and at times legitimately moving, largely echoing the biting tone of the original film.

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