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Marriott Announces “Madagascar” Cast

Marriott Announces “Madagascar” Cast

Pictured: Liam Quealy Lincolnshire’s Marriott Theatre has announced the cast and production staff for the stage version of the DreamWorks motion picture “Madagascar.” Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and plotting penguins escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find...

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UrbanTheater Announces “Back in the Day” Cast and Crew

UrbanTheater Announces “Back in the Day” Cast and Crew

Pictured: Mateo Hernández UrbanTheater Company has announced the cast for the world premiere of “Back in the Day,” a House Music dancesical written by artistic director Miranda González and inspired by José “Gringo” Echevarría’s memoir “The Real Dance Fever: Book One.” Directed by Raquel Torre and choreographed by Breon Arzell,...

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Casting Announced for DIRECTORS HAVEN

Casting Announced for DIRECTORS HAVEN

Haven has announced casting for its fifth DIRECTORS HAVEN.

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Rough House Announces Return of Immersive “The Silence in Harrow House”

Rough House Announces Return of Immersive “The Silence in Harrow House”

Rough House Theater Company has announced the return of its Halloween immersive experience “The Silence in Harrow House,” conceived and directed by Mike Oleon, written by Mark Maxwell and Claire Saxe. Audiences are invited to a tour of Harrow House, the secluded home and studio of Milton Harrow, a reclusive...

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Scenario Two’s “The Light in the Piazza” Comes to Lyric Opera

Scenario Two’s “The Light in the Piazza” Comes to Lyric Opera

Pictured: Renee Fleming and Alex Jennings in The Light in the Piazza. Photo by Dewynters London. Producers John Berry CBE and Anthony Lilley OBE for Scenario Two and Karl Sydow have announced Alex Jennings (Netflix’s The Crown) and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton) will join four-time Grammy Award winner and Tony...

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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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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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