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Teatro Vista Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates Photos Teatro Vista Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates
(10/24/2014) - Teatro Vista has announced the addition of two new ensemble members and seven new artistic associates to the company. The new ensemble members include Ramon Camin and Tommy Rivera-Vega. New artistic associates include Jennifer Aparicio, Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel, Carlo Lorenzo Garcia, Isaac Gomez, Ayssette Muñoz, Yunuen Pardo and Jessie Prez.


Joseph Schupbach Named New Artistic Director of Barrel of Monkeys Photos Joseph Schupbach Named New Artistic Director of Barrel of Monkeys
(10/24/2014) - ?Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Schupbach as the company's new Artistic Director effective November 3, 2014. Schupbach began his involvement with Barrel of Monkeys in 2005 and has served full-time as Education Coordinator since 2011. He succeeds Molly Brennan who stepped down September 2014 after serving as Artistic Director since 2011. Schupach is the Barrel of Monkeys' fifth Artistic Director since its inception in 1997.


Photo Flash: First Look at AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, Opening Tonight Photos Photo Flash: First Look at AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, Opening Tonight
(10/23/2014) - It's bloody perfect for Halloween! AstonRep Theatre Company launches its 2014-15 season with Martin McDonagh's acclaimed modern classic THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen, playing tonight, October 23 - November 23, 2014 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Stef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More to Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER; Cast Announced! Photos Stef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More to Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER; Cast Announced!
(10/23/2014) - Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, announces a cast of award-winning actors to bring new life to Chicago's beloved holiday musical THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, running November 26 through December 28, 2014. Press opening is Wednesday, December 3rd at 7:30pm.


Michael Patrick Thornton to Star in Next Theatre's RICHARD III; Cast Announced! Photos Michael Patrick Thornton to Star in Next Theatre's RICHARD III; Cast Announced!
(10/23/2014) - ?Next Theatre Company announces the cast for its second production in its 34th season, Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Jessica Thebus, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street. Previews are Saturday, January 3 at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, January 4 at 2p.m., Friday, January 9 and Saturday, January 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 11 at 2 p.m. Press Opening night is Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m.


A STEADY RAIN Plays the MAC This Weekend Photos A STEADY RAIN Plays the MAC This Weekend
(10/24/2014) - Following a sold-out Jeff Award-winning initial run at Chicago Dramatists, a Broadway production starring Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman, Keith Huff's 'A Steady Rain' comes to Glen Ellyn's McAninch Arts Center's, 425 Fawell Blvd. in the intimate Playhouse Theatre for a limited run, this weekend, Oct. 24-26.


ARTicuLIT Presents OUT OF OUR FATHERS' HOUSE, Plus High Tea, Today Photos ARTicuLIT Presents OUT OF OUR FATHERS' HOUSE, Plus High Tea, Today
(10/24/2014) - ARTicuLIT Readers Theatre presents an afternoon of TEA AND THEATRE today, October 24, at High Tea With Gerri, 144 Old McHenry Road, in Long Grove.


THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Chicago in Feb; Tickets On Sale Nov 16 Photos THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Chicago in Feb; Tickets On Sale Nov 16
(10/23/2014) - Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking 43 week run in 2012-2013, returns to Chicago for a limited engagement February 24 through May 17, 2015 at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe). THE BOOK OF MORMON holds the record for the largest weekly gross in the history of the Bank of America Theatre and played to over 100 performance capacity during its 2012-2013 engagement.


Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3 Photos Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
(10/23/2014) - The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM.


Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16 Photos Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16
(10/23/2014) - Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that, due to capacity audience response, the first production of the mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, has been extended through Sunday, Nov. 16 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.


Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD at Theater Wit Photos Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD at Theater Wit
(10/22/2014) - The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!


Rubicon's Fall 2014 Theatre Tour Heads to Chicago Today Photos Rubicon's Fall 2014 Theatre Tour Heads to Chicago Today
(10/23/2014) - Rubicon's Theatre Company's trips to New York and London typically sell-out within days of being announced. The company's trips have earned a reputation for offering unique behind-the-scenes experiences that cannot be arranged privately. This year, the company has added a new tour -- a first-ever theatre excursion to Chicago later this month.


Steppenwolf Hosts Pre-Show Event for THE NIGHT ALIVE Tonight Photos Steppenwolf Hosts Pre-Show Event for THE NIGHT ALIVE Tonight
(10/23/2014) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts its first EXPLORE event of the season tonight, October 23 at 5:30pm prior to that evening's 7:30pm performance of The Night Alive. EXPLORE events invite audiences to further engage with the ideas and themes of the play through interactive and fun pre-show gatherings.


Photo Flash: AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE Begins Tonight Photos Photo Flash: AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE Begins Tonight
(10/23/2014) - It's bloody perfect for Halloween! AstonRep Theatre Company launches its 2014-15 season with Martin McDonagh's grisly dark comedy THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen, playing tonight, October 23 - November 23, 2014 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast!


A Red Orchid Theatre Stages US Premiere of STRANDLINE, Beginning Tonight Photos A Red Orchid Theatre Stages US Premiere of STRANDLINE, Beginning Tonight
(10/23/2014) - A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 22nd Season with the US premiere of Strandline, written by Abbie Spallen and directed by JR Sullivan (The Faith Healer). The production runs today, October 23 - December 7, 2014 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Press Opening is Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7 p.m.


 
🔀CHICAGO SHOWS
Annie Get Your Gun (Stone) in ChicagoAnnie Get Your Gun (Stone)
(Runs 11/6 - 11/7)
Into the Woods JR in ChicagoInto the Woods JR
(Runs 11/6 - 11/8)
The Addams Family
(Runs 9/4 - 11/9)
Oklahoma! in ChicagoOklahoma!
(Runs 11/14 - 11/16)
Irving Berlin's White Christmas in ChicagoIrving Berlin's White Christmas
(Runs 11/11 - 11/16)
Oklahoma! in ChicagoOklahoma!
(Runs 11/6 - 11/16)
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in ChicagoJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
(Runs 11/21 - 11/22)

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