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Jackalope Announces New Company Members, Staff, and Frontier Programming

Jackalope Announces New Company Members, Staff, and Frontier Programming

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Slick Jorgensen, Catherine Miller, Jonathan Mayo, Steve Labedz, Monet Felton, Lisa Troi Thomas, and Diego Colón. Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Gus Menary, made a slew of announcements, including new company members, two new staff hires, and the upcoming season’s slate of...

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Stage Left Announces New Artistic Director

Stage Left Announces New Artistic Director

Stage Left Theatre Company has announced that James Yost will be their new Artistic Director beginning immediately. Following a search process, Yost was selected by the Stage Left ensemble and board “because of his passion for Stage Left’s mission, his strong background as an artistic leader in Chicago, his skill...

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Special Equity Jeff Award Honors Teatro Vista

Special Equity Jeff Award Honors Teatro Vista

The Jeff Awards will honor Teatro Vista with the 2019 Special Equity Jeff Award at the annual Equity awards ceremony at Drury Lane Oakbrook on October 21. “Over the last three decades, Teatro Vista has theatrically depicted the human experience from its unique Latinx perspective,” said a statement from the Jeff Committee.

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Neo-Futurists Announce Cast and Staff for COMFORTABLE SHOES

Neo-Futurists Announce Cast and Staff for COMFORTABLE SHOES

Pictured: Ida Cuttler Neo-Futurist Theater has announced the cast and production team for the world premiere of “An evening’s amusement for yourself and friends, consisting of one thousand and one locutions by a young virtuous maiden whose penchant for potboilers and mastery of chicaneries shall teach us all a lesson...

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ComedySportz Welcomes New Artistic Director

ComedySportz Welcomes New Artistic Director

ComedySportz Chicago has announced a new Artistic Director.

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Agency Collective Announces “Blonde Poison” Cast & Staff

Agency Collective Announces “Blonde Poison” Cast & Staff

The Agency Theatre Collective has announced casting for its upcoming production of “Blonde Poison” written by Collective member Cindy Henkin, and directed by Sara Faye Richmond. “Blonde Poison” is inspired by the true story of Stella Kubler. a Jewish blue-eyed blonde who cut deal with the Nazis. She catches Jews...

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Artemisia Announces “The Suffrage Plays” Cast and Designers

Artemisia Announces “The Suffrage Plays” Cast and Designers

Artemisia has announced the cast and production team for “The Suffrage Plays.”

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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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