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 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

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

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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Smart and Innovative, THE HUNTER AND THE BEAR Is Everything Theater Should Be

This collaboration proved quite simply to be the reason I love going to the theater. This entire team of creators from direction to performance to design consists of the smartest and most innovative talent the theater world has to offer.

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Michael Halberstam to Receive Special Jeff Award

The Artistic Director of Writers Theatre since its inception in 1992 is being honored for outstanding theatrical accomplishments and contributions to Chicagoland theater for the past 25 years.

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Ron OJ Parson—”People Need to Create…the Process Is All of Us Creating.”
By Kyle Whalen A Monday afternoon. I am foolishly running late, stuck in traffic at the time I’m supposed to call director Ron OJ Parson and interview him. At a stoplight, I ring him to confess I’ll be late. He picks up, a laugh already in his voice, and... Read more
Julius Caesar at Writers Will Make You Think, and it Should.

I have this visceral reaction when a politician I did not vote for is elected, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this.

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Writers Announces Casting for Most of 25th Season
Writers Theatre has announced casting for the first five plays of the company’s 25th Anniversary Season. The season opens with a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR, directed and adapted by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson, featuring Kareem Bandealy, Christine Bunuan, Arya Daire, Sydney Germaine, Matthew Hawkins, Thomas... Read more
COMPANY now playing at Writers Theatre through August 7th Read more