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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Weird Al in Impromptu Performance VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Weird Al in Impromptu Performance
September 25, 2016

Loyal followers of the hit #Ham4Ham show will recall that Weird Al Yankovic was featured on a digital episode of the popular pre-show performances that Lin-Manuel unwittingly began on the afternoon of Hamilton's first Broadway lottery. Last night, Weird Al returned the favor, inviting Miranda to joi... (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 9/25/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 9/25/2016
September 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Chicago... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyles with Chicago's Chris Jones Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyles with Chicago's Chris Jones
September 24, 2016

While in the windy city to preside over the rehearsals and previews for the first out-of-town production of his cultural juggernaut, Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda took to the stage at the Lyric Opera to freestyle and chat with the Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Opens 2016-17 Season with CITY OF CONVERSATION Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Opens 2016-17 Season with CITY OF CONVERSATION
September 23, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of The City of Conversation, opening Northlight's 42nd Season.  The City of Conversation by Anthony Giardina and directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 15 - O... (more...)
Cast Announced for Sondheim's PASSION at Musically Human Theatre Cast Announced for Sondheim's PASSION at Musically Human Theatre
September 23, 2016

Additional casting has been announced for Musically Human Theatre's production of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musicalPassion, according to David Norwood, the company's producing artistic director and director of Passion.... (more...)
Vanessa Stalling to Direct HOOKMAN at Steep Theatre Vanessa Stalling to Direct HOOKMAN at Steep Theatre
September 23, 2016

Steep Theatre is thrilled to announce that Vanessa Stalling will direct the ensemble's spring 2017 production of Lauren Yee's Hookman.... (more...)
Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN
September 25, 2016

After 24 years of marriage, Tom and Renata call it quits so that each can unpack a complicated past, and arrive at an even more complicated future, in this alternatingly harrowing and comedic ensemble drama opening September 25 at Chicago Dramatists. Previews begin September 23, at Chicago Dramatist... (more...)
HAMILTON's Thomas Kail and Jeffrey Seller Set for Panel Today at EXPO CHICAGO HAMILTON's Thomas Kail and Jeffrey Seller Set for Panel Today at EXPO CHICAGO
September 24, 2016

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, and Project& present 'An Open Conversation: Social Aesthetics Broadway, Culture and Social Impact' with creative team members of the Broadway musical Hamilton.... (more...)
Black Ensemble Theater to Continue 40th Season with Jackie Taylor's 'I AM WHO I AM' Black Ensemble Theater to Continue 40th Season with Jackie Taylor's 'I AM WHO I AM'
September 24, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with I Am Who I Am (The Story of Teddy Pendergrass), written by Jackie Taylor and directed by Daryl D. Brooks.... (more...)
BLEACHER BUMS to Return to The Broadway Theater as Cubs Race for the Pennant BLEACHER BUMS to Return to The Broadway Theater as Cubs Race for the Pennant
September 24, 2016

The classic comedy about the team once known as the 'lovable losers' will run throughout a post-season schedule in which the Cubs may play in the World Series for the first time in 71 years... (more...)
Music Institute Presents Sergei Babayan, Louis Armstrong Legacy Concert, and More in 16-17 Season Music Institute Presents Sergei Babayan, Louis Armstrong Legacy Concert, and More in 16-17 Season
September 24, 2016

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2016-17 season of its Faculty and Guest Artist Series, showcasing noteworthy keyboard artists, illustrious alumni, and the legacy of Louis Armstrong. All but one of the concerts take place at the historic Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in downt... (more...)
Goodman Theatre Announces 2016-17 Playwrights Unit Goodman Theatre Announces 2016-17 Playwrights Unit
September 23, 2016

The four Chicago-based playwrights newly named to the Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists, include Lucas Baisch, whose work has been developed at Victory Gardens Theater, Post Q at Links Hall, Chicago Dramatists' Saturday Series and more; Dawn Renee Jones, ... (more...)
Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards
September 23, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the second round of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards.... (more...)
TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series TORCH, SASS AND SWING Hits Steppenwolf's LookOut Series
September 23, 2016

??Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... The 70's in Chicago was a time of amazing people and music for a fresh young face out of Minnesota.  Suzanne Petri, Bobby Schiff, Jim Cox and Robert Breuler share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Pa... (more...)
James Vincent Meredith, Henry Godinez and Susan Padveen to Headline RED VELVET Post-Show Discussions James Vincent Meredith, Henry Godinez and Susan Padveen to Headline RED VELVET Post-Show Discussions
September 22, 2016

Three of Chicago's leading theater artists - actor James Vincent Meredith, and director/educators Henry Godinez of Northwestern University and Susan Padveen of Columbia College will appear following performances of the play detailing the story of Ira Aldridge, who in 1833 became the first black acto... (more...)




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