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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NEWSIES, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Deck for Marriott

NEWSIES, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Deck for Marriott

Photo: Jason Robert Brown, Tony Award-winning composer of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and HONEYMOON IN VEGAS. (Maia Rosenfeld) The Marriott Theatre, the Lincolnshire institution boasting the largest subscription base in the country, announced its 2017 calendar-year slate today. The season will kick off in January with MAMMA MIA!—most recently seen...

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Theo Ubique Casts HONKY TONK ANGELS

Theo Ubique Casts HONKY TONK ANGELS

Pictured: Colette Todd. Photo courtesy of Theo Ubique  Theo Ubique has announced casting for the Chicago preimiere of HONKY TONK ANGELS by Ted Swindley. Directed by Courtney Crouse, musical direction Jeremy Ramey and choreographed by Cameron Turner, the production features Colette Todd, Jacquelyne Jones and Leryn Turlington. HONKY TONK ANGELS runs December...

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Musically Human Theater Shuts Down

Musically Human Theater Shuts Down

Updated 11/1/16, 1:40 PM — Crain’s is reporting Musically Human used a false board of directors on its proposal to the city of Highland Park. “After much consideration, the MHT Board of Directors unanimously chose to cease operations and close the theater company. October 29, 2016 was the final day of...

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About Face Adds Director of Giving and Special Events Position

About Face Adds Director of Giving and Special Events Position

Pictured: Andrew Fortman. Photo courtesy of About Face Theatre.  About Face Theatre has welcomed Andrew Fortman as the company’s new Director of Individual & Major Giving and Special Events. “We are thrilled that Andrew is joining our staff in this newly-created position, greatly expanding our development department” comments Artistic Director...

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Emerald City Adds Full-Time Artistic Associate Position. 

Emerald City Adds Full-Time Artistic Associate Position. 

Pictured: Jamal Howard. Photo courtesy of Emerald City Theatre. Emerald City Theatre has announced Jamal Howard as the company’s new full time Artistic Associate. As a key leadership position the Artistic Associate will be responsible for supporting all artistic aspects of Emerald City Theatre’s productions, events, and educational programs. Howard...

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