Is SOUTHERN GOTHIC Moving to South Loop for Open-Ended Run?

Is SOUTHERN GOTHIC Moving to South Loop for Open-Ended Run?

The theater plans to close the show as scheduled and move it to a 100-year-old warehouse building on Michigan Avenue south of Cermak.

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Windy City Playhouse Announces Season, SOUTHERN GOTHIC Will Extend to December

Windy City Playhouse Announces Season, SOUTHERN GOTHIC Will Extend to December

(l-r) Paul Fagen, Brianna Borger, Christine Mayland Perkins, Peter Ash, Ariel Richardson, Brian McCaskill, Michael McKeough and Sarah Grant in “Southern Gothic” | Michael Brosilow Windy City Playhouse announced today the theater’s 2018-2019 season, featuring an extended run of their hit immersive “Southern Gothic” through December 9. In January, the company...

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Review: SOUTHERN GOTHIC at Windy City Playhouse

Review: SOUTHERN GOTHIC at Windy City Playhouse

Four genteel Southern couples begin to unravel, revealing the sordid and lascivious truths present in each of their relationships in SOUTHERN GOTHIC

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Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: A New Kind of Challenge

Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: A New Kind of Challenge

In an immersive production, the stage becomes the theater, removing any kind of buffer between the audience and the show. It turns the tables entirely and presents a new kind of challenge for a scenic designer to navigate.

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Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: The Key to Reality

Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: The Key to Reality

The reality of life is filled with noise, much of which we don’t even notice as we go about our daily lives – but in an immersive show, noise is the key to reality.

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Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: Designing for a Hyper-Realistic Space

Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: Designing for a Hyper-Realistic Space

I don’t think anyone really knows how many things are in a house until you move. Not only are there the things that you see and use on a daily basis, but you discover boxes of memories and drawers of random objects you probably didn’t remember you had.

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Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: Crafting an Immersive Experience

Inside SOUTHERN GOTHIC: Crafting an Immersive Experience

Pictured: SOUTHERN GOTHIC scripts. To the track the action of each character onstage, there are actually 8 different scripts, one for each actor. Photo courtesy of Windy City Playhouse. In this 4-part series, PerformInk takes you inside Windy City Playhouse’s SOUTHERN GOTHIC through blog posts written by the people behind the scenes....

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Windy City Playhouse Will Produce Immersive Cocktail Party Experience Directed by David Bell

Windy City Playhouse Will Produce Immersive Cocktail Party Experience Directed by David Bell

SOUTHERN GOTHIC will feature Brianna Borger, Paul Fagen, Sarah Grant, Brian McCaskill, Michael McKeogh, Mickey O’Sullivan, Christine Mayland Perkins and Ariel Richardson.

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Review: BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse

Review: BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse

Even in the best of circumstances, dating can present a shifting minefield of opportunity. The guy from the coffee house seems smart and kind, then you discover he has a room dedicated to his antique baby doll collection. The woman your friend said was a “10” makes you laugh within 10 seconds, then before the end of your first date she asks for her own set of keys to your apartment.

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Review: KING LIZ at Windy City Playhouse

Review: KING LIZ at Windy City Playhouse

Women in power rarely are privy to traveling the path of least resistance in their climb to success.

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