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Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the lineup for the 2019 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including “The Tasters” by Meghan Brown; “The Gradient” by Steph Del Rosso; “” by Erika Dickerson-Despenza; “#NEWSLAVES” by Keelay Gipson; “Reckoning: Furies from a New Queer Nation” by Geraldine Inoa; and “They Could Give No...

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Exit 63 Announces Cast and Design Team for HORSE GIRLS

Exit 63 Announces Cast and Design Team for HORSE GIRLS

Pictured: Ari Kraiman and Bailey Castle Exit 63 Theatre has announced the cast and design team for Jenny Rachel Weiner’s HORSE GIRLS, the final production in their 2019 season. Directed by Artistic Director Connor Baty, HORSE GIRLS will feature Ari Kraiman, Bailey Castle, Liz Lengyel, Jenni Hadley, Marisa Lazar, Jackie...

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Babes With Blades Announces 22nd Season

Babes With Blades Announces 22nd Season

(L to R) Lauren Katz, Stephanie Mattos, Hayley Rice, Amy Tofte, and Maureen Yasko Babes With Blades Theatre Company has announced its 22nd season, entitled “Take Control. Take Action. Make History.” In the coming year, the company will present two full productions, along with three developing scripts as part of the Fighting Words Festival....

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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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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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