Cloudgate Announces “Strange Heart Beating” Cast and Designers

Cloudgate Announces “Strange Heart Beating” Cast and Designers

Pictured (L to R): Jyreika Guest (Teeny), Leah Raidt (Lena),  Brandon Rodriguez (Ramon) and Stephanie Shum (Lake). Cloudgate Theatre has announced the cast and design team for the world premiere of “Strange Heart Beating” by Artistic Director Kristin Idaszak and directed by Addie Gorlin. The cast features Jyreika Guest (Teeny), Leah...

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American Blues Has Its “Spitfire Grill” Cast and Staff

American Blues Has Its “Spitfire Grill” Cast and Staff

American Blues Theater has announced the cast and design team for the Chicago revival of The Spitfire Grill.

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Ghostlight Has Its “Selfish Giant” Cast

Ghostlight Has Its “Selfish Giant” Cast

Pictured: Song Marshall Ghostlight Ensemble has announced the cast for “The Selfish Giant,” a physical theatre reimagining of the Oscar Wilde short story of the same name adapted by Maria Burnham. Co-Directed by Burnham and Miona Lee (who also serves as movement choreographer), the production features Jean E. Burr as...

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Ingersoll’s Judy Garland Show to Play Venus Cabaret over Pride

Ingersoll’s Judy Garland Show to Play Venus Cabaret over Pride

Angela Ingersoll will bring her GET HAPPY: ANGELA INGERSOLL SINGS JUDY GARLAND to Mercury Theater Chicago’s Venus Cabaret space this June to commemorate the 50th anniversary of both Garland’s passing and the birth of the Pride movement.

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Den to Produce Joel Drake Johnson’s “Four Places”

Den to Produce Joel Drake Johnson’s “Four Places”

Pictured: (left to right) Amy Montgomery, Bruch Reed, Meg Thalken and Rebekah Ward. The Den Theatre has announced that it will present a revival of Joel Drake Johnson’s drama “Four Places,” directed by ensemble member Lia Mortensen. The play unfolds in real-time as a brother and sister Ellen and Warren...

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The New Colony Announces Uncharted Festival Line-Up

The New Colony Announces Uncharted Festival Line-Up

The New Colony has announced the slate for their “Uncharted” festival, a two-week showcase of new plays from Chicago writers.

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Theo Ubique Has Its “Hedwig” Cast and Designers

Theo Ubique Has Its “Hedwig” Cast and Designers

Theo Ubique announces “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” cast.

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Leadership Changes at Otherworld Theatre

Leadership Changes at Otherworld Theatre

Otherworld Theatre Company has announced that Katie Ruppert will step into the role of Managing Director, replacing founding Managing Director Mary-Kate Arnold who is moving into a dual role as the company’s Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director. “It has been a privilege to serve such an amazing company with...

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Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 19/20 Season

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 19/20 Season

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble has announced the lineup and partial casting for it 2019-2020 season, which includes Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Holmes and Watson,” Bekah Brunstetter’s “The Cake” and Mat Smart’s “Naperville.” “It has been only three years since BTE’s return to the MAC. During this time, we’ve increased the size of the...

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Trap Door Announces “The Killer” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Announces “The Killer” Cast and Designers

Trap Door Theatre has announced the cast and design team for Eugene Ionesco’s “The Killer,” translated by Donald Watson, and directed by Mike Steele. The production features Dennis Bisto, Michael Mejia, Kevin Webb, Holly Cerney, Abby Blankenship, Keith Surney, Logan Hulick, and Laura Nelson. The designers include Set Designer Nicholas...

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