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Teatro Vista Sets Next Season

Teatro Vista announced today its 3-play 2019-20 line-up. The season kicks off this fall with the Chicago premiere of “Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy” by Evelina Fernández, which explores Mexican American life in the ’60s. Teatro Vista Artistic Director Ricardo Gutiérrez directs the production, which is also the...

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The Comrades Announce “Roast” Cast and Staff

The Comrades Announce “Roast” Cast and Staff

The Comrades have announced the cast for the world premiere of “Roast,” a dark comedy by Harry Wood. Wood’s play follows the friends and family of Sam, a talented young comedian who took his own life, as they fulfill his last request: to hold a roast of him instead of a traditional funeral. As each of the roasters has their turn on stage, they reflect on who Sam was, and what he meant to them. Derek Bertelsen directs.

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Cast and Staff Announced for Chicago Premiere of CASA VALENTINA

Cast and Staff Announced for Chicago Premiere of CASA VALENTINA

Pride Films and Plays has announced the cast and design team for the Chicago premiere of CASA VALENTINA, by Harvey Fierstein, Directed by Artistic Associate Michael D. Graham, the production will feature Patrick Byrnes as George/Valentina and Nicholia Q. Aguirre as George’s wife Rita, the proprietors of Casa Valentina. Danne...

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Kokandy Sets “Head Over Heels” Cast & Staff

Kokandy Sets “Head Over Heels” Cast & Staff

Featuring songs by The Go-Go’s, “Head Over Heels” makes its Chicago debut just six months after closing on Broadway.

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Chicago’s “Hamilton” Announces Closing Date

Chicago’s “Hamilton” Announces Closing Date

The final block of tickets will go on sale on Friday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m.

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Otherworld Announces Cast for “Man-Flesh: A Fellowship of the Ring Parody”

Otherworld Announces Cast for “Man-Flesh: A Fellowship of the Ring Parody”

Science Fiction and Fantasy theater Otherworld has announced casting for “Taste of Man-Flesh: A Fellowship of the Ring Parody,” adapted by Mary-Kate Arnold, Michael Jay Bullaro, and Kai Young and directed by Michael Jay Bullaro. The cast features Otherworld Theatre company members Mary-Kate Arnold (Arwen/Galadriel), Jacob Bates (Saruman/Elrond), Michael Jay...

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Paramount Announces Four One-Night Touring Acts

Paramount Announces Four One-Night Touring Acts

Pictured: Bernadette Peters | Andrew Eccles Aurora’s Paramount Theatre has announced additional touring programming that will complement their previously announced subscription season. Broadway legend Bernadette Peters will perform in concert Saturday, August 17, fresh off her recent stint in “Hello, Dolly!” On October 29, the UK act Fast Love: A...

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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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