Oracle Productions Closes After 11 Years

Oracle Productions Closes After 11 Years

Oracle has been a champion of “public access theater” for the past 6 years, in which all tickets are free.

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Rivendell Has Its WINTER Cast and Creative Team

Rivendell Has Its WINTER Cast and Creative Team

Pictured: Barbara E. Robertson. Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has announced casting for the world premiere of Julie Jensen’s WINTER. Co-directed by Megan Carney and Mark Ulrich, the production features Barbara E. Robertson (Annis), Sean Cooper (Roddy), Steve Haggard (Evan), Martasia Jones (LD) and Dan Flannery (Robeck). The creative team includes Elvia Moreno (scenic design),...

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Free Street and Old Town School of Folk Music Win Joyce Awards

Free Street and Old Town School of Folk Music Win Joyce Awards

Pictured: Ricardo Gamboa Two collaborations between artists of color and cultural organizations in Chicago have each won $50,000 from The Joyce Foundation’s annual Joyce Awards competition. Free Street Theater will commission a new play, MEET JUAN(ITO) DOE, from playwright Ricardo Gamboa, and Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music will...

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AT THE TABLE Cast and Creative Team Announced

AT THE TABLE Cast and Creative Team Announced

(clockwise from top left) Evan Linder, Echaka Agba, David Weiss, Jennifer Cheung, Benjamin Brownson, Johnard Washington, Adam Soule and Elise Spoerlein.  Broken Nose Theatre has announced casting and production team for the midwest premiere of  AT THE TABLE by Michael Perlman. Directed by Spenser Davis, the production features Evan Linder (Stuart),...

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Porchlight Has Cast and Production Staff for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

Porchlight Has Cast and Production Staff for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Kander and Ebb’s THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS.

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Chicago Theatre Workshop Announces Casting for CREATIVES

Chicago Theatre Workshop Announces Casting for CREATIVES

Chicago Theatre Workshop has announced partial casting for the world premiere of CREATIVES by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia, directed by Tom Mullen.

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Paramount Has Its SWEENEY TODD Cast and Production Team

Paramount Has Its SWEENEY TODD Cast and Production Team

Pictured: Bri Sudia. Paramount Theatre in Aurora has announced the cast and production team for their Winter production of Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD. Directed and chroegraphed by Jim Corti, the production features Paul-Jordan Jansen as Sweeney Todd, Bri Sudia as Mrs. Lovett, Matt Deitchman as Adolfo Pirelli, John Herrera as Judge Turpin,...

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Rivendell Announces 2017 Season and Partial Casting

Rivendell Announces 2017 Season and Partial Casting

Pictured: Rebecca Spence.  Rivendell Theatre Ensemble has announced partial casting and their 2017 season, which includes two world premieres and one midwest premiere. The season opens in January with the world premiere of Julie Jensen’s WINTER, co-directed by ensemble members Megan Carny and Mark Ulrich and part of the National...

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Full Cast and Creatives Announced for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Drury Lane Theatre has announced principal casting for the disco musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, revised and rewritten for the Drury Lane stage by Sean Cercone and David Abbinanti.

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