Goodman Playwrights Unit Free Staged Readings July 21-31

Goodman Playwrights Unit Free Staged Readings July 21-31

Goodman Theatre’s first all-female Playwrights Unit presents “Women Rule The Stage,” a weekend of free staged readings devised by Kristiana Rae Colón, Sandra Delgado, Jenni Lamb and Calamity West. Over the past year, members worked with the Goodman’s artistic team to develop and discuss their plays-in-progress. The diverse line-up ranges...

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Gift’s Season Features Three Premieres by Female Playwrights

Gift’s Season Features Three Premieres by Female Playwrights

The Gift Theater’s 2017 season will feature three world premieres all be female playwrights. Kicking off in February with the debuts of Mona Mansour’s war-torn drama UNSEEN, Claire Kiechel’s futuristic PILGRIMS and Janine Nabers’ time-hopping love story A SWELL IN THE GROUND.

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Teatro Vista Announces ’16-’17 Slate

Teatro Vista Announces ’16-’17 Slate

Three premieres by Mando Alvarado, Ike Holter, and Sandra Delgado fill out the season in residence at Victory Gardens.

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The Comrades Announce 2nd Show in Inaugural Season

The Comrades Announce 2nd Show in Inaugural Season

The Comrades, a new Chicago theater company, announced the second show in their inaugural season.

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Rehearsal Accident Hospitalizes Chicago Folks Operetta Artistic Director

Rehearsal Accident Hospitalizes Chicago Folks Operetta Artistic Director

Gerald Frantzen—Artistic Director at Chicago Folks Operetta and a cast member in their imminent production of THE COUSIN FROM NOWHERE—fell off a platform during rehearsals last week at Stage 773. He suffered a concussion, broken leg, broken shoulder, and fractured ribs. The opening of THE COUSIN FROM NOWHERE has been postponed....

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No Stakes 2017 Season Focuses on Body Image, Inclusion and Mental Illness.

No Stakes 2017 Season Focuses on Body Image, Inclusion and Mental Illness.

No Stakes Theater Project’s third season will feature two workshop productions that focus on body image, inclusion and mental illness.

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American Blues accepting submissions for ’17 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award

American Blues accepting submissions for ’17 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award

Award includes a cash prize and the opportunity to develop prize-winning script with American Blues Theater

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Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Announces IGNITION Lineup

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the lineup for the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including The Wayward Bunny by Greg Kotis; BREACH: a manifesto on race in America through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu; EOM (end of message) by Laura Jacqmin; Kill...

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DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Extends

DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI Extends

Following its successful 2012 and 2013 runs The House Theatre’s remounted production of DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI has announced they’ll extend through the rest of the summer. Slated to originally close July 24th DEATH AND HARRY HOUDINI will run through August 21st in the upstairs theater of The Chopin. Click...

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LEARNING CURVE Sells Out in Record Time and Extends

LEARNING CURVE Sells Out in Record Time and Extends

Albany Park Theater Project and Third Rail Projects, in partnership with Goodman Theatre, are extending the world-premiere immersive theater production, LEARNING CURVE.

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