Halberstam Makes Statement, Will Receive “Compliance Training”

Halberstam Makes Statement, Will Receive “Compliance Training”

“I understand that statements and comments I have made have caused distress and discomfort for members of our theater community. I would like to unequivocally express my sincere and deep regret.”

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“Everyone Knows” — the Unchecked Abuse of Power at Writers Theatre

“Everyone Knows” — the Unchecked Abuse of Power at Writers Theatre

From off-hand sexual comments to egregious propositions, the environment at Writers is one that is often described as sexually-charged, led by the otherwise well-respected co-founder of the 25-year-old company.

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Review: TREVOR THE MUSICAL at Writers Theater

Review: TREVOR THE MUSICAL at Writers Theater

Eli Tokash and cast. Photo by Michael Brosilow. By Rachel Weinberg TREVOR, the soul-stirring and exceptionally executed new musical at Writers Theatre, managed to simultaneously break my heart and make me grin uncontrollably over the course of its two-hour run time. With book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by...

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Writers Theatre Completes TREVOR Casting

Writers Theatre Completes TREVOR Casting

Pictured: Eli Tokash  Writers Theatre has announced the full cast for the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway), with book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by Julianne Wick Davis, music direction by Matt Deitchman, orchestrations by Greg Pliska and...

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Review: PARADE at Writers Theatre

Review: PARADE at Writers Theatre

PARADE is just another in a string of world-class productions to Grace Writers’ new home.

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Writers Announces 17-18 Casts, Added Production Starring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote

Writers Announces 17-18 Casts, Added Production Starring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote

Writers Theatre has announced an additional production for the 2017-2018 season – QUIXOTE: ON THE CONQUEST OF SELF, by Mόnica Hoth and Claudio Valdés Kuri, English Translation by Georgina Escobar, directed by Kuri, and featuring Henry Godinez as Don Quixote, September 27 – December 17.

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Cast and Creatives Set for MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX

Cast and Creatives Set for MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX

Writers has announced cast and creatives for MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX

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Writers 17/18 Season Includes World Premiere Musical and Chicago Premiere

Writers 17/18 Season Includes World Premiere Musical and Chicago Premiere

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma have announced the company’s 2017-2018 six-show season,

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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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2016 Company of the Year: Writers Theatre

2016 Company of the Year: Writers Theatre

There’s no question that 2016 was the year of the “big” theater in Chicago. After a few years of what some might regard as stagnation at some of Chicago’s most prominent theater institutions, in 2016 nearly every one of them set out to confound that perception.

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