2019 Black Theater Alliance Nominees Announced

2019 Black Theater Alliance Nominees Announced

The Black Theater Alliance has announced the nominees for its 2019 awards. The nominees are as follows: The Negro Ensemble Company Award Best Play (Drama or Comedy) Black and Blue – MPAACT Ethiopianamerica – Definition Theatre Company The Mountaintop – Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre Single Black Female – Congo Square Theatre Company...

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Exit 63 Cancels “Horse Girls” After Director Banned from Opening

Exit 63 Cancels “Horse Girls” After Director Banned from Opening

Exit 63 Theater has canceled its production of “Horse Girls” amidst allegations of misconduct by Director (and Artistic Director) Connor Baty.

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Drury Lane Announces 19/20 Season

Drury Lane Announces 19/20 Season

Pictured: Cast of the 2017 production of “42nd Street.” Photo by Brett Beiner Photography. Drury Lane Theatre has announced its 2020/2021 season, which includes two Tony Award-winning musicals—”Evita,” based on the life of Argentinian First Lady Eva Perón, and Rogers and Hammerstein musical “The King and I.” The 66th season...

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Comrades Announce 19/20 Season

Comrades Announce 19/20 Season

Pictured (Top row, left-right): Adrienne Matzen, Drew Shirley, Douglas Carter Beane. (Lower row, left-right): Mike Bartlett, Leslye Headland, Derek Bertelsen. The Comrades has announced the directors, partial casting, and three shows that will make up its 19/20 season. The season will lead off with a one-weekend Midwest premiere of Mike...

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Visión Latino Announces “In the Heights” Cast and Designers

Visión Latino Announces “In the Heights” Cast and Designers

Visión Latino Theatre Company has announced the cast for its production of “In the Heights,” directed by Artistic Director Xavier Custudio. A co-production with Jedlika Performing Arts Center, the cast includes Arik Vega (Usnavi), Jocelyn Sanchez (Nina Rosario), Johnny Garcia (Kevin Rosario), Ana Santos-Sanchez (Camila Rosario), Michael Fosha (Benny), Andreece Nikudinovski...

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2019 Equity Jeff Nominations Announced

2019 Equity Jeff Nominations Announced

The Jeff Committee has announced the 2019 Equity Jeff Awards nominees.

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Eclectic Announces “Richard III” Cast

Eclectic Announces “Richard III” Cast

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre announces “Richard III” cast.

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13 Organizations Receive “Powering the Arts” Grants

13 Organizations Receive “Powering the Arts” Grants

In its second year, ComEd and the League of Chicago Theatres have announced the 13 northern Illinois non-profit arts organizations that will receive grants of up to $10,000 each.

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Court Welcomes New Staff Members

Court Welcomes New Staff Members

Pictured: Regina Victor and Gabrielle Randle Court Theatre has announced the appointment of three new individuals to its staff. Regina Victor joins Court as it’s first-ever Associate Producer, while Andrew Berg will serve as the theatre’s Director of Development, and Gabrielle Randle will conduct research in conjunction with Court’s Oedipus Trilogy...

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