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Sideshow Announces New Artistic Associates, Freshness Initiative Plays

Sideshow Announces New Artistic Associates, Freshness Initiative Plays

Sideshow Theatre Company has added three new artistic associates: Melissa DuPrey, Helen Joo Lee and Regina Victor. DuPrey is an actor, comic, playwright, producer and activist from Humboldt Park, Chicago. After earning double Bachelor degrees from the University of Houston, she returned to join the all-Latina theatre company, Teatro Luna....

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League Announces Emerging Theatre Award Finalists

League Announces Emerging Theatre Award Finalists

The League of Chicago Theatres has announced the 2019 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award Finalists: Interrobang Theatre Project, Midsommer Flight, Underscore Theatre Company, Water People Theater, and Windy City Playhouse. The recipient will be chosen through a vote of the League’s member companies, and honored at the organization’s annual...

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Cast and Designers Announces for Porchlight Revisits “Minnie’s Boys”

Cast and Designers Announces for Porchlight Revisits “Minnie’s Boys”

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and design team for “Minnie’s Boys.”

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Bower Theatre Announces 2019 Ensemble

Bower Theatre Announces 2019 Ensemble

Bower Theatre has announced the cast and design team that will make up the company’s 2019 ensemble.

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Remy Bumppo Names New Associate Artistic Director

Remy Bumppo Names New Associate Artistic Director

Pictured: Ian Frank Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced that Ian Frank will take on the role of Associate Artistic Director, a first for the company. “I am more than pleased to have Ian Frank assume his new title and also become the latest addition to our group of Associate...

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Victory Gardens Announces 45th Season

Victory Gardens Announces 45th Season

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the slate for the 2019-20 season—its 45th.

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City Lit Announces TWO DAYS IN COURT Cast and Designers

City Lit Announces TWO DAYS IN COURT Cast and Designers

Pictured: Sarah Beth Tanner City Lit Theater has announced the 17-person cast for the company’s season closer — a double-bill of one-acts, dubbed TWO DAYS IN COURT, directed by Artistic Director Terry McCabe. TWO DAYS IN COURT will feature THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER by Stephen Vincent Benet 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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