Writers Theatre Announces 18/19 Season

Writers Theatre Announces 18/19 Season

Pictured: Lavina Jadhwani Writers Theatre has announced its 2018/19 six-show season, opening with Qui Nguyen’s “Vietgone,” with original music by Shane Rettig, directed by Lavina Jadhwani. The season will continue with William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night” directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” directed...

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PerformInk’s Most Read Stories of 2017

PerformInk’s Most Read Stories of 2017

After the dam broke in the summer of 2016 with the closing of Profiles Theater, 2017 was, not surprisingly, peppered with the outing of abuses of power. Amidst a revolutionary nationwide reckoning, Chicago theater has been the theater industry’s example, both of abusers, and of a community coming together to...

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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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