Steppenwolf Has Its MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf Has Its MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the full cast and design team for the world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau and Tarell Alvin McCraney. Conceived by Landau, who also directs this true and little-known Chicago story, the production will feature Tarell Alvin McCraney as...

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Remy Bumppo Announces 2019/20 Season, Including First Commission

Remy Bumppo Announces 2019/20 Season, Including First Commission

Remy Bumppo Theatre announces the three shows that will make up its 19/20 season.

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Understanding the Monster: Inside LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Puppet Coach Matthew Sitz

Understanding the Monster: Inside LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Puppet Coach Matthew Sitz

Our “Inside” series takes you behind the scenes of productions through blog posts written by the artists in the trenches. To read past “Inside” pieces, click here.  By Matthew Sitz I’ve been a part of eight productions of Little Shop of Horrors at a myriad of theaters – and no...

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Strike over Pension Roadblock

Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Strike over Pension Roadblock

After nearly a year of contract negotiations, the 100 musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are on strike.

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Chicago Inclusion Project to Offer Pay-What-You-Can Training Program

Chicago Inclusion Project to Offer Pay-What-You-Can Training Program

The Chicago Inclusion Project is launching a new training program for artists in underrepresented communities. The Professional Performance Training Series is built in association with Jackalope and Steppenwolf theaters and will operate under a pay-what-you-can model. The series will consist of masterclasses, workshops, and mentor lectures from Chicago theater luminaries....

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League to Honor Nussbaum, Free Street, and Aguijón at Gala

League to Honor Nussbaum, Free Street, and Aguijón at Gala

The League of Chicago Theatres has announced the recipients of honors at its 40th Anniversary gala, Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Palmer House Hilton. Legendary Chicago actor Mike Nussbaum, the oldest working member of Actor’s Equity Association, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Nussbaum’s career has spanned...

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Theater Wit Announces Cast & Staff for “Admissions”

Theater Wit Announces Cast & Staff for “Admissions”

Theater Wit has announced the cast for the Chicago premiere of Joshua Harmon’s “Admissions,” a satire about liberal white America through the lens of racial diversity in private schools.

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American Blues Announces Season and Directors

American Blues Announces Season and Directors

American Blues Theater has announced the lineup for its 2019-20 season.

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Steppenwolf Breaks Ground on $54M In-The-Round Expansion

Steppenwolf Breaks Ground on $54M In-The-Round Expansion

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will break ground today on the next phase of its multi-year campus expansion on Halsted Street.

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