Casting for First Three Shows of Northlight’s 16/17 Season Complete

Casting for First Three Shows of Northlight’s 16/17 Season Complete

Northlight Theatre has announced casting for the first three shows of its 42nd season. The cast of the Midwest Premiere of Anthony Giardina’s THE CITY OF CONVERSATION includes: Greg Matthew Anderson (Colin Ferris/Ethan), Tim Decker (Chandler Harris), Mattie Hawkinson (Anna Fitzgerald), Brian Keys (Donald Logan), Tim Monsion (George Mallonee), Lia Mortensen (Hester...

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Chicago Theatre Workshop Announces Inaugural Season

Chicago Theatre Workshop Announces Inaugural Season

CHICAGO THEATRE WORKSHOP opens it’s inaugural season this fall as the company takes up residence at The Edge Theatre in Edgewater. Featuring two Chicago premiere musicals and one world premiere pop opera, Artistic Director Tom Mullen says the season is “indicative of the unique and thrilling kinds of shows CTW will produce...

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43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Award Winners

43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Award Winners

The cast of RENT at Theo Ubique. Photo by Adam Veness “The Hairy Ape”- Eugene O’Neill’s expressionist play presented in a stark, brutal and imaginative setting; “Byhalia, Mississippi”- a new work of southern love and forgiveness, and “Rent”- the musical update of “La Boheme” performed in a small storefront theatre, took...

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Jackalope Theatre’s 9th Season Features Three Premieres

Jackalope Theatre’s 9th Season Features Three Premieres

Jackalope’s current production of PROWESS. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Jackalope Theatre Company announced its 16/17 season today. The company’s 9th season features three productions: a world premiere, a U.S premiere, and a Midwest premiere and will take place at Jackalope’s space at The Broadway Armory Park in the Edgewater neighborhood....

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Pegasus Theatre Chicago Receives Matching Grant for RUTHERFORD’S TRAVELS

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Receives Matching Grant for RUTHERFORD’S TRAVELS

l-r: Chicago Dramatists Artistic Director Meghan Beals, Pegasus Theatre Chicago Artistic Director and Rutherford’s Travels co-adapter Ilesa Duncan, author Charles Johnson, and co-adapter David Barr, III. Photo from Pegasus Theatre Chicago Archive Pegasus Theatre Chicago recently became the recipient of The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation grant for the production of Pegasus’s...

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Season of Concern Appoints New Manager Of Communication and Fundraising Events

Season of Concern Appoints New Manager Of Communication and Fundraising Events

Season of Concern announced today the appointment of Frank Farrell as Director of Communications and Fundraising Events succeeding Scott Duff, who stepped down in January to pursue a full-time sales career at Windy City Media Group. “Season of Concern is excited to welcome Frank Farrell as the new Manager of...

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Adventure Stage Chicago’s 16-17 Season Includes Two New Works

Adventure Stage Chicago’s 16-17 Season Includes Two New Works

SIGHT UNSEEN, March 2016, Photo Credit Johnny Knight Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC) has announced its 2016 – 2017 season which will include two new works, a collaboration with The National Theatre of Scotland, and a site-specific production to celebrate The Settlement’s 125th anniversary. Adventure Stage Chicago, a program of Northwestern...

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KINKY BOOTS Returns to Chicago

KINKY BOOTS Returns to Chicago

Tony Award-winners Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein’s popular musical KINKY BOOTS returns to Chicago this summer playing at the Oriental Theatre Aug 30th – September 4th. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is...

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Cock and Bull Commissions Playwright Megan Breen For New Ibsen Adaptation

Cock and Bull Commissions Playwright Megan Breen For New Ibsen Adaptation

Cock and Bull announced this morning they’ve commissioned Los Angeles playwright Megan Breen to create a contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play Ghosts titled LECHEROUS HONEY. In this new immersive production premiering at the Berger Park North Mansion this October, Cock and Bull will expand its work of original...

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Steppenwolf Adds Dexter Bullard and Hallie Gordon to ’16–’17 Slate

Steppenwolf Adds Dexter Bullard and Hallie Gordon to ’16–’17 Slate

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the final two directors in the 2016/17 Subscription Season—Dexter Bullard will direct the world premiere production of ensemble member Tracy Letts’s LINDA VISTA and Hallie Gordon will direct the Chicago premiere of Taylor Mac’s HIR.

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