Black Theatre Alliance Announces 2016 Nominees

Black Theatre Alliance Announces 2016 Nominees

The nominees for the 22nd Annual Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards have been announced.

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André De Shields’ CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Returns to Victory Gardens Theater

André De Shields’ CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. Returns to Victory Gardens Theater

A Chicago legend, known nationally for his show-stopping Broadway turns in THE WIZ, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, PLAY ON! and THE FULL MONTY, De Shields holds three Jeff Awards, an Emmy and an OBIE.

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Playwright Chuck O’Connor Dies

Playwright Chuck O’Connor Dies

O’Connor was a Network Playwright with Chicago Dramatists and a genial fixture at Chicago-area play readings and developmental workshops.

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Ruth Page Hosts Free Dance Classes for Annual Open House

Ruth Page Hosts Free Dance Classes for Annual Open House

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is offering free dance and fitness classes.

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Chicago Opera Theater to Perform at Southport’s Historic Music Box

Chicago Opera Theater to Perform at Southport’s Historic Music Box

Music Box Theatre  For the first time, Chicago’s iconic Music Box Theatre—located in the Southport Corridor—will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin’s 1942 THE LOVE POTION (LE VIN HERBE). Martin’s adaptation of the medieval legend of Tristan and Isolde chronicles the...

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Alt-Rock Concert MACBETH at Thalia Hall for Shakespeare 400

Alt-Rock Concert MACBETH at Thalia Hall for Shakespeare 400

Billed as “a dynamic and feverish production bordering between underground opera and rock concert,” this MACBETH is a music theater deconstruction of one of Shakespeare’s most recognizable works with an original score in English

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Interactive PLAY ‘N 90 Returns to Goodman Theatre

Interactive PLAY ‘N 90 Returns to Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre announces the return of PLAY ‘N 90 an interactive series in which families with children aged 5-12 fashion a theatrical creation in just 90 minutes.

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Tympanic Announces 10th Season, New Executive Leadership

Tympanic Announces 10th Season, New Executive Leadership

Tympanic Theatre Company announced its tenth season of programming today, along with a new executive team.

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Sulie Harand Friedman, Co-Founder of Harand Camp, Passes Away at 97

Sulie Harand Friedman, Co-Founder of Harand Camp, Passes Away at 97

Sulie Harand Friedman, co-founder of Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts, passed away Saturday evening, August 6 at the age of 97. Sulie Harand Friedman began studying opera with Richard DeYoung at the American Conservatory of Music, and was coached by Kurt Herbert Adler, who became the Artistic Director of...

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New York City’s Musically Human Theatre Announces Relocation to Highland Park

New York City’s Musically Human Theatre Announces Relocation to Highland Park

Three-show season of musicals will be staged in former home of The Music Theatre Company

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