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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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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First Floor Announces Sugar in Our Wounds” Cast & Production Team

First Floor Announces Sugar in Our Wounds” Cast & Production Team

(top, l to r) Londen Shannon and Michael Turrentine with (bottom, l to r) Ashley Crowe, Renee Lockett, and Grainne Ortlieb. First Floor Theater has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of the award-winning “Sugar in Our Wounds,” part of playwright Donja R. Love’s trilogy of black love at pivotal...

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Underscore Announces Punk-Rock “Proxy” Cast & Staff

Underscore Announces Punk-Rock “Proxy” Cast & Staff

(top, l to r) Jonas Davidow, Tessa Dettman and Carisa Gonzalez (bottom, l to r) Michael Mejia, Jenny Rudnick, Kyle Kite, and Sinclair Willman. Underscore Theatre Company has announced casting and production staff for the punk-rock musical “Proxy” by Alexander Sage Oyen, Rachel Franco and Austin Regan. Directed by Stephanie Rohr with music direction by T.J. Anderson, “Proxy” follows an investigative...

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