One-Man Show BLACK! Comes to Athenaeum

One-Man Show BLACK! Comes to Athenaeum

Pictured: Michael Washington Brown  Creator and performer Michael Washington Brown, in association with Athenaeum Theatre Productions, has announced his one-man show BLACK! will play a limited run at the Athenaeum Theatre. According to the press release, BLACK! features Brown inhabiting an array of characters from Africa, the United States, England,...

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Mercy Street Has LUZ ESTRADA Cast & Crew

Mercy Street Has LUZ ESTRADA Cast & Crew

Pictured: Valeria Rosero Mercy Street Theatre Company has announced casting for the final show in their third season, LUZ ESTRADA. Performances begin June 25, 2017, and the show runs through July 16 at The Frontier Theater, 1106 W. Thorndale. LUZ ESTRADA is a modern day adaptation of Aristophanes’ LYSISTRATA by Dusty...

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THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER Has Its Cast

THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER Has Its Cast

THE CIVILITY OF ALBERT CASHIER will star Dani Shay, who has been featured on The Glee Project and America’s Got Talent.

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Development Staff Changes At Lyric Opera

Development Staff Changes At Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Mary Ladish Selander, Lyric’s Director of Development, will take on a new role as Senior Philanthropic Advisor.

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Cirque du Soleil’s First Ice Show Comes to Chicago

Cirque du Soleil’s first ice show, CRYSTAL, will tour through the Chicago area this fall.

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Eclipse Has Its MEGASTASIS Cast and Production

Eclipse Has Its MEGASTASIS Cast and Production

Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for the next show in the Kia Corthron season, MEGASTASIS. 

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Metropolis Announces Line-up for ’17-’18 “Artists Lounge Live” Series

Metropolis Announces Line-up for ’17-’18 “Artists Lounge Live” Series

Photo: Michael Mahler will play Paul McCartney hits at Metropolis’ “Artists Lounge Live.” The Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights has announced the next season of Artists Lounge Live at Metropolis, featuring Broadway and Chicago performers — John Michael Dias, Jared Bradshaw, Donica Lynn, Michael Mahler, Katie Deal and...

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Cast and Creatives Announced for Midsommer’s HAMLET

Cast and Creatives Announced for Midsommer’s HAMLET

Midsommer Flight has announced the cast and creative team for their Summer production of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. 

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AstonRep Announces 2017-18 Season

AstonRep Announces 2017-18 Season

(left to right) Alexandra Bennett, Sarah C. Lo and Debra Rodkin in AstonRep Theatre Company’s production of ELEEMOSYNARY by Lee Blessing, co-directed by Derek Bertelsen and Jeremiah Barr. Photo by Emily Schwartz. AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with 1984, based on George Orwell’s...

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Jeff Committee Announces Study to Identify Areas Where Awards Can Improve

Jeff Committee Announces Study to Identify Areas Where Awards Can Improve

Opinion research firm Taproot+ has agreed to conduct a study for the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee this summer to identify current perceptions of the organization and where the Jeff Awards can improve. Recently the committee has been under scrutiny for a lack of diversity, particularly since Pulitzer-winning playwright Tracy Letts snubbed...

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