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Strawdog Announces New Artistic and Managing Directors

Strawdog Announces New Artistic and Managing Directors

Strawdog Theatre Company’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Leda Hoffmann as the company’s new Artistic Director and Charlotte Thomas as their new Managing Director.

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Neo-Futurists’ MD Steps Down, Search Under Way

Neo-Futurists’ MD Steps Down, Search Under Way

Kendall Karg has left her position as managing director of The Neo-Futurists for a position with the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Porchlight Sets “New Faces Sing Broadway 1941” Cast

Porchlight Sets “New Faces Sing Broadway 1941” Cast

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and design team for its New Faces Sing Broadway Series, “New Faces Sing Broadway 1941,” hosted by Matt Crowle. Directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller and music directed by David Fiorello, the cast includes Laura Brennan, Tyler Symone, Nicole Michelle Haskins, Jacquelyne Jones, Adam...

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Auditorium Theatre Offers Free Tickets to Furloughed Federal Workers

Auditorium Theatre Offers Free Tickets to Furloughed Federal Workers

Photo: Tatyana Perrault The Auditorium Theatre is offering free tickets to upcoming events for government workers affected by the partial government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees may receive up to four tickets to “Too Hot To Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah” on January 19 or 20 and “National Geographic Live – Pink...

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Marriott Announces SEUSSICAL Cast and Designers

Marriott Announces SEUSSICAL Cast and Designers

Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences has announced the cast and design team for SUESSICAL.

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Facility’s THE RUSE OF MEDUSA Cast & Staff Set

Facility’s THE RUSE OF MEDUSA Cast & Staff Set

Pictured: David Cerda Facility Theatre has announced the cast and production staff for “The Ruse of Medusa,” a rarely produced play by French composer and pianist Erik Satie translated into English by poet M.C. Richards. Facility Resident Director Dado will direct a cast featuring David Cerda and Brian Shaw. The...

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(re)discover Announces FIFTY SHADES OF SHAKESPEARE Cast and Designers

(re)discover Announces FIFTY SHADES OF SHAKESPEARE Cast and Designers

Pictured: Deanalís Resto (re)discover theatre has announced the cast and design team for its sixth-annual production of “Fifty Shades of Shakespeare,” created and developed by Jess Shoemaker and (re)discover theatre. Directed by Daniella Wheelock, the production features Jay Españo, Maggie Miller, Josh Pennington, and Deanalís Resto. The production team includes...

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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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