Police Chief Investigates Theater’s 1-Star Facebook Review, Finds “Alternative Facts”

Police Chief Investigates Theater’s 1-Star Facebook Review, Finds “Alternative Facts”

He reported that on the way back to his car he was approached by several ‘blacks’ asking for money and harassing him and his companion. He then warns theater-goers to ‘bring your gun’ and gives some sage advice to us: ‘Clean up your shit, AURORA.’

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Casting Announced For Nothing Without a Company’s THE KID THING

Casting Announced For Nothing Without a Company’s THE KID THING

Nothing Without a Company has announced casting for their spring production of THE KID THING by Sarah Gubbins.

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Steep’s EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Is a Long and Uneven Journey

Steep’s EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Is a Long and Uneven Journey

Over the course of Mike Bartlett’s three-hour play EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON, now in its U.S. premiere at Steep Theatre Company, he attempts to tackle themes both universal—quite literally atmospheric and cosmological—and personal.

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KING LIZ Cast and Creatives Announced

KING LIZ Cast and Creatives Announced

Windy City Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for Fernanda Coppel’s KING LIZ.

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Steppenwolf Has Its HIR Cast and Production Team

Steppenwolf Has Its HIR Cast and Production Team

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for HIR, a Chicago premiere by playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac.

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Andrew Park Steps Down as Artistic Director of Quest Theatre Ensemble

Andrew Park Steps Down as Artistic Director of Quest Theatre Ensemble

Quest Theatre Ensemble has announced founding Artistic Director Andrew Park has stepped down and Elliott Fredland will assume the position of Interim Artistic Director of the 15-year- old company.

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Circle Announces Cast/Creative Team for VENUS IN FUR

Circle Announces Cast/Creative Team for VENUS IN FUR

Pictured: Arti Ishak Circle Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their Winter production of David Ives’ dark comedy VENUS IN FUR. Directed by Charlotte Drover, the production features Arti Ishak (Vanda) and Zach Livingston (Thomas). The creative team includes Emily Boyd (set designer) Elsa Hiltner (costume designer), Maya...

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Cast and Creatives Announced for FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)

Cast and Creatives Announced for FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY)

Pride Films and Plays’s has announced the cast and creative team for its world premiere FOR THE LOVE OF (OR, THE ROLLER DERBY PLAY) by Gina Femia, which will begin previews March 16 under the direction of Rachel Edwards Harvith.

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Halcyon Announces 17-18 Season and $50K Grant

Halcyon Announces 17-18 Season and $50K Grant

Halcyon Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season, which will feature Bekah Brunstetter’s Midwest Premiere of THE OREGON TRAIL (Sept. 14 – Nov. 4) and Caridad Svich’s Midwest Premiere of DE TROYA (May 10 – Jun. 20). Halcyon Theatre operates out of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood, with a mission to “present new voices from inadequately represented communities and works to recast classic works in order to showcase contemporary relevance.”

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Locked Door Has Its ABDUCTION Cast and Creatives

Locked Door Has Its ABDUCTION Cast and Creatives

Locked Door Productions has announced casting for the world premiere of the new musical comedy ABDUCTION with music and lyrics by Becki Toth and book by T.J. Pieffer.

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