Theater Wit Extends NAPERVILLE 

Theater Wit Extends NAPERVILLE 

Abby Pierce as Anne with Mike Tepeli as Howard. Photo by Charles Osgood Theater Wit has announced a three-week extension of the Chicago premiere of Naperville by Mat Smart. Scheduled to close October 16, NAPERVILE will now run through November 6th with performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.,...

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Congo Square’s 16/17 Season Focuses on the Great Migration. 

Congo Square’s 16/17 Season Focuses on the Great Migration. 

Congo Square’s 2015 production of TWISTED  MELODIES.  Congo Square Theatre Company has announced its  2016/2017 season, with a focus 
on the Great Migration and the historic movement of African-Americans from the South to the North.  The 16/17 season will highlight several areas of concern in the African-American community such as:...

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First Floor has its THE DEER AND THE LOVERS Cast and Creative Team. 

First Floor has its THE DEER AND THE LOVERS Cast and Creative Team. 

First Floor Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the first play of their fifth season, THE DEER AND THE LOVERS by Emily Zemba.   Directed by Company Member Jesse Roth, the production features Kay Kron, Matt Nikkila, Tony Santiago, Alex Stage and Shadee Vossoughi. The creative team...

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Free or Low Cost Programming Announced for Lyric Opera of Chicago

Free or Low Cost Programming Announced for Lyric Opera of Chicago

Partnering with Lyric Unlimited, Lyric Opera’s outreach division, Lyric has announced this falls free or low-cost showcases and programming.

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REINVENTED BUSKERS Returns to Wicker Park Bucktown Blue Line CTA Stops.

REINVENTED BUSKERS Returns to Wicker Park Bucktown Blue Line CTA Stops.

Collaboraction Theatre Company and the Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area (SSA) #33 have announced the return of REINVENTED BUSKERS.

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Griffin Announces Cast and Production Team for WINTERSET

Griffin Announces Cast and Production Team for WINTERSET

Griffin Theatre has announced casting for their first production of the 16/17 season, WINTERSET.

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Haven Theatre Announces 2nd Annual DIRECTOR’S HAVEN Line-Up

Haven Theatre Announces 2nd Annual DIRECTOR’S HAVEN Line-Up

Haven Theatre Company has announced the line-up for their 2nd annual DIRECTOR’S HAVEN.

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Chicago Shakespeare Adds General Management Position 

Chicago Shakespeare Adds General Management Position 

Chicago Shakespeare has announced the hiring of Deborah Vandergift to the newly created position of General Manager. Joining the Theater’s leadership team, Vandergrift will “play an integral executive role helping to guide and manage the organization’s resources—and overseeing CST’s operational systems and human capital development initiatives and strategies.” Vandergrift has...

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Musically Human Theatre announces additional casting and creative team for PASSION 

Musically Human Theatre announces additional casting and creative team for PASSION 

Laura McClain  Musically Human Theatre has added to its previous cast announcement of Kelli Harrington as Fosca in their season opener of PASSION.  Directed by David Norwood, music direction by Aaron Benham, the production will also feature Matthew Keffer (Giorgio), Laura McClain (Clara), Patrick Byrnes (Colonel Ricci), Stephen Boyer (Lieutenant...

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Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Evan Linder  Goodman has selected four Chicago-based writers for the 16/17 Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. The 2016-2017 playwrights are Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones,...

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