The fact that poor people are dying is relatable to 2017. But that’s not what this story is about. It’s a drawing room play. But what are we gaining by telling this story? In empathy? In truth?
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced the complete cast and creatives for the return of the HARD TIMES, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium.
Lookingglass Theatre Company announced today that Rachel Kraft has decided to step down as Executive Director after 12 years with the company. She will remain in her post through the end of the calendar year as they search for a successor. Lookingglass is in the process of choosing a search firm and...
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced a partnership with TodayTix—the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to theater tickets—to offer $25 lottery tickets to MOBY DICK.
League members will honor Route 66 Theatre Company as the recipient of the Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, Michael and Mona Heath with the Tribute Award, Cheryl Lynn Bruce with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Lookingglass Theatre Company Ensemble with the Artistic Achievement Award.
On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired by...
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning MOBY DICK, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin.
There is a visual treat of fairytale proportions playing at the Lookingglass stage this month brought to you by the titular characters of MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH. An aesthetic so well executed and true to its genre, that you could swear book pages were flipping over and coming to life in front of your eyes.
It is highly likely that THADDEUS AND SLOCUM will be the most delightful entertainment you’ll see this summer. Stacked and packed with song and dance numbers, the new Lookingglass production explores racial inequalities in showbiz at the turn of the 20th century through heartfelt laughter and with vaudevillian proportions.