Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

 Pictured: Sally Murphy.  Steppenwolf has announced final casting for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Young Jean Lee and the world premiere of LINDA VISTA by ensemble member Tracy Letts.  Directed by playwright Lee, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN features previously announced ensemble member Alan Wilder as the father, Ed, with Madison Dirks as...

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AstonRep Announces ELEEMOSYNARY Cast and Creative Team

AstonRep Announces ELEEMOSYNARY Cast and Creative Team

Pictured: Alexandra Bennett.  AstonRep has announced casting and creative team for their Winter production of ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing.  Co-Directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen & Company Member Jeremiah Barr, the production features Alexandra  Bennett, Sarah C. Lo. and Debra Rodkin.  The creative team includes Samantha Barr (scenic design),...

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Non-Equity Jeff Awards Move to Athenaeum

Non-Equity Jeff Awards Move to Athenaeum

Pictured: Athenaeum Theatre In an effort to accommodate more of Chicago’s theater community, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee announced today that the 2017 Non-Equity Jeff Awards will be held at The Athenaeum Theatre on June 5th. The Athenaeum, located at 2936 N. Southport Avenue, seats 984 patrons in its Main...

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Windy City has its BOOTYCANDY Cast and Creative Team 

Windy City has its BOOTYCANDY Cast and Creative Team 

Pictured: Travis Turner Windy City Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of BOOTYCANDY.  Written and directed by Robert O’Hara, the production features Travis Turner (Sutter), Krystel McNeil (Actor One), Debrah Neal (Actor Three), Robert Fenton (Actor Four) and Osiris Khepera (Actor Five).  The creative...

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Second City’s TWIST YOUR DICKENS at GOODMAN Announces Casting 

Second City’s TWIST YOUR DICKENS at GOODMAN Announces Casting 

Pictured: Ron West The Second City and Goodman Theatre have announced casting for The Second City’s seasonal satire, TWIST YOUR DICKENS.  Returning to Goodman Theatre for its third year and directed by Ron West, the production features West (Scrooge) Joel Boyd (Ghost of Christmas Past), Joe Dempsey (Jacob Marley), Sarah...

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New Colony Cast and Creative Team Announced For  PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS

New Colony Cast and Creative Team Announced For  PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS

(top, l to r) David Cerda, Matt Farabee, Jack McCabe and Morgan McNaught and (bottom, l to r) Carlos Olmedo, Christine Mayland Perkins and Michael Peters. The New Colony has announced the cast and creative team for its Winter production of PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS by Sean Kelly. Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker, the production features David Cerda, Matt Farabee, Jack McCabe, Morgan...

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Cor Theatre Announces its 2017 Season and Casting for LATE COMPANY 

Cor Theatre Announces its 2017 Season and Casting for LATE COMPANY 

Pictured: Playwright María Irene Fornés Cor Theatre has announced its 2017 two play season featuring a Pulitzer Prize-nominated play and a Midwest premiere.  First, Cor will present a revival of Cuban-American writer María Irene Fornés’s seminal play WHAT OF THE NIGHT? Chicago director and playwright Carlos Murillo will stage Fornés’s,...

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Kokandy Announces WIZ Cast and Creative Team. 

Kokandy Announces WIZ Cast and Creative Team. 

Pictured: (top l-r) Breon Arzell, Chuckie Benson, Dawn Bless, Sydney Charles, Kyrie Courter, TJ Crawford. (bottom l-r) Jyreika Evelyn Guest, Nicole Michelle Haskins, Frederik Harris, De’Jah Perkins, Steven Perkins, Tia Pinson. Kokandy Productions has announced casting for THE WIZ running March 5th – April 16th at Theatre Wit. Directed by Lili-Anne Brown, music direction by Jimmy Morehead and choreographed by Breon...

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Handbag Has Cast and Production Team for RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR

Handbag Has Cast and Production Team for RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR

Pictured: Ed Jones Hell in a Handbag has announced casting and production team for THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR written by David Cerda. Directed by Steve Love, the production features Ed Jones (Rip Nelson), Chazie Bly (Bruce Jenner), Kristopher Bottrall (Janet Lennon), Tommy Bullington (Dom Deluise), Alexa Castelvecchi (Liza Minnelli), Grant...

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