Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Four Chicago Writers Named to Goodman’s  16/17 Playwrights Unit 

Evan Linder  Goodman has selected four Chicago-based writers for the 16/17 Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. The 2016-2017 playwrights are Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones,...

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Steppenwolf Completes Casting for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN 

Steppenwolf Completes Casting for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN 

Tim Hopper  Steppenwolf has announced casting for two upcoming Chicago premiere productions: Lucas Hnath’s THE CHRISTIANS directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman (December 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017) in the Downstairs Theatre; and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN written and directed by Young Jean Lee (February 2, 2016 – March...

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Eclectic Announces DOG SEES GOD Cast. 

Eclectic Announces DOG SEES GOD Cast. 

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre has announced casting for their season opener DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD by Bert V. Royal.  Directed by Artistic Director David Belew, the production features Kirk Osgood (CB), Katie Hunter (CB’s Sister), Andy Blaustein (Van), Frank Gasparro (Matt), Brandon Rivera (Beethoven), Jennifer Allman...

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Promethean has its GROSS INDECENCY cast 

Promethean has its GROSS INDECENCY cast 

 Jamie Bragg Promethean Theatre Ensemble has announced the production team and casting for Moisés Kaufman’s GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE . Directed by Artistic Director Brian Pastor, the gender-blind production will feature Jamie Bragg (Oscar Wilde), Heather Smith (Lord Alfred Douglas), Cameron Feagin (Edward Carson), Kevin Sheehan...

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Porchlight Casts END OF THE RAINBOW

Porchlight Casts END OF THE RAINBOW

Angela Ingersoll Porchlight Music Theatre has cast the Chicago Premiere of END OF THE RAINBOW, featuring music from the songbook of Judy Garland.  Directed by Michael Weber, music direction by Jon Steinhagen, the production features Angela Ingersoll (Judy Garland), Jon Steinhagen (Anthony) with Kyle Hatley and Felipe Jorge.  END OF...

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Chicago Playwrights the Focus of New Colony’s 2017 Season 

Chicago Playwrights the Focus of New Colony’s 2017 Season 

(left to right) The New Colony’s 2017 Season playwrights: Sean Kelly, Connor McNamara, Beth Kander and Michael Allen Harris. The New Colony has announced its full 2017 Season, featuring four world premiere productions by four Chicago playwrights. The 2017 season begins this winter with ensemble member Sean Kelly’s PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker. In the spring,...

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Goodman Adds Eight More WONDERFUL TOWN Performances

Goodman Adds Eight More WONDERFUL TOWN Performances

Goodman Theatre has announced they will extend WONDERFUL TOWN.

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Victory Garden’s Announces 16/17 Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors

Victory Garden’s Announces 16/17 Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the 2016/17 Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors.

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Paramount Announces LITTLE MERMAID Cast

Paramount Announces LITTLE MERMAID Cast

Kari Yancy Paramount has announced casting for THE LITTLE MERMAID running November 23rd – January 8th. Directed and choreographed by Amber Mak, music direction by Tom Vendafreddo, the production features Kari Yancy as Ariel, Devin DeSantis as Prince Eric, Murphy Byrne and Ricky Falbo alternating as Flounder, Evan Tyrone Martin as King Triton, Christina Hall...

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Aurora Lays Out Massive $35M Arts Project, Including Apartments and School for Paramount

Aurora Lays Out Massive $35M Arts Project, Including Apartments and School for Paramount

The City of Aurora’s announced a tax credit award worth over $15 million from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) toward the development of the Aurora Arts Center at the former Waubonsee Community College Building downtown.

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