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AstonRep Announces 19/20 Season

AstonRep Announces 19/20 Season

Pictured: AstonRep Theatre Company’s 2019-20 Season directors (top, l to r) Co-Artistic Directors Derek Bertelsen and Sara Pavlak McGuire and playwrights (bottom, l to r) Sarah Treem and Peter Shaffer. AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 2019-20 season, to be presented at its new artistic home, The Edge Theater in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. The two show season kicks...

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Chicago Shakes Announces “Wizard of Oz” Cast and Designers

Chicago Shakes Announces “Wizard of Oz” Cast and Designers

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and design team for “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Theo Ubique Announces 19/20 Season

Theo Ubique Announces 19/20 Season

Photo by Cody Jolly Photography Theo Ubique has announced the partial lineup of musicals that make up the company’s 19/20 season. Theo Ubique’s second season on Howard Street will open in September with Michael John La Chiusa’s “Hello Again,” directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier, followed by “Working” based on...

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Plagiarists Announce 2019-20 Season

Plagiarists Announce 2019-20 Season

The Plagiarists have announced their 2019-20 season, featuring two plays that lovingly steal from the culture at large. A remount of their choose-your-own-adventure style sci-fi hit opens the season, dubbed “Season Pass: Deux Over.” Penned by the company and directed by Nick Freed and Paul Kastner, it runs September 12...

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A Red Orchid Announces 2019-20 Season

A Red Orchid Announces 2019-20 Season

Pictured: Jen Silverman A Red Orchid Theatre announced its 27th season today, opening in October the with the world premiere of “Grey House” by Ensemble Member Levi Holloway, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The Chicago premiere of “Do You Feel Anger?” by Mara Nelson-Greenberg follows in January, directed by...

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Victory Gardens Announces “Tiny Beautiful Things” Cast

Victory Gardens Announces “Tiny Beautiful Things” Cast

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the cast for “Tiny Beautiful Things.”

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Goodman Invests in the Next Generation of Artists with CHRISTMAS CAROL

Goodman Invests in the Next Generation of Artists with CHRISTMAS CAROL

One of the most important pieces to any CHRISTMAS CAROL puzzle is the youth cast. This year, two such young artists in the show were trained through the Goodman’s Summer Musical Theater Intensive program, led by acclaimed music director Doug Peck.

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Jackalope Enters Its Second Decade a Leader in New Play Development

Jackalope Enters Its Second Decade a Leader in New Play Development

Though still small and scrappy, Jackalope has become one of the most respected small companies in Chicago, and their cohort of collaborating artists are some of the most sought after in the off-loop scene.

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Chicago Theatre Standards in Action with Citadel’s SEX WITH STRANGERS

Chicago Theatre Standards in Action with Citadel’s SEX WITH STRANGERS

“Only then did we start to explore the transitions in which Laura Eason gives us the repeated stage direction: ‘clothes come off, sex is imminent.'”

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Steppenwolf: The Next Generation

Steppenwolf: The Next Generation

Some of Steppenwolf’s newest Ensemble Members (and Stars of YOU GOT OLDER) discuss their craft, their company, and their city.

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