More than 200 members of the Chicago theater community signed a recommendation that the 2017 Non-Equity Special Jeff Award be given to David Cerda — the co-founder and Artistic Director of Hell in a Handbag Productions — for his theatrical and charitable contributions.
“We will continue to review the matter to ensure that all staff are taking care of our customers in the most inclusive way,” Broadway In Chicago said.
The theme for Collaboraction’s 22nd season is “The Reality of Racism and Envisioning Racial Healing in Chicago” and will include year-long programming focused on race in Englewood, Austin, and Hermosa, as well as at Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park.
The Actors Gymnasium Artistic Director Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi and Board of Directors have announced the appointment of Murphy Monroe as the organization’s new Executive Director. “Having spent a lifetime with a head full of circus dreams, I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Sylvia and the team,” says Monroe who...
Broadway In Chicago has announced the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production, Best Direction and the Grosh Award for Best Scenic Design in the sixth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards.
The Yard, a theater company that immerses students in the Chicago storefront theatre-making process, has announced a slate of new resident artists and mentors: lighting designer Heather Gilbert; actor Kiki Layne; actor and visual artist Anthony Venturini; actor, poet, and rapper Mykele Deville; and stage manager and technician Daniel Parsons.
Pictured: TUTALab 2017 ‘s RADIO CULTURE Director Amber Robinson. TUTA Theatre Chicago has announced the lineup for TUTALab 2017; a performance incubator series aimed at developing new visions of classic and lesser-known texts with this year’s lab featuring pieces that represent a diverse range of global perspectives, spanning across a...
Victory Gardens Theater will close its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS, Karen Zacarías new comedy, directed by Marti Lyons June 2 – July 2, 2017.