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Video: Chuck Smith On JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE at the Goodman Theatre
April 11, 2024

Watch as JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE director Chuck Smith discusses his favorite August Wilson memory, artistic inspiration and his famous bucket hat. ...

Video: Playwright Larissa FastHorse on THE THANKSGIVING PLAY at Steppenwolf
April 11, 2024

Watch as playwright Larissa FastHorse talks about her The Thanksgiving Play's Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The production will be directed by Jess McLeod. ...

Video: First Look At A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Paramount's Copley Theatre.
April 08, 2024

Get a first look at Paramount Theatre Aurora's production of A Streetcar Named Desire in an all-new video....

Video: The Cast of CHOIR OF MAN At Apollo Theatre Performs 'Some Nights'
April 02, 2024

See first look video of the Chicago engagement of The Choir of Man, now playing at the Apollo Theatre. Check out the cast singing 'Some Nights' by Fun.! ...

Video: The Cast of CHOIR OF MAN At Apollo Theatre Performs 'Escape (The Pina Colada Song)'
April 02, 2024

See first look video of the Chicago engagement of The Choir of Man, now playing at the Apollo Theatre. Check out the cast singing Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes!  ...

Video: Watch 'Nume custode e vindice' from Verdi's AIDA at Lyric Opera of Chicago
April 02, 2024

Watch as inn Act One of Verdi's AIDA, the high priest Ramfis (Önay Köse in his Lyric debut) calls on the gods to protect Egypt as they prepare for battle in Lyric Opera's production of the beloved opera. Check out the video! ...

Video: Get a First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre's PURPOSE
April 01, 2024

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is continuing its 48th season with the world premiere of Purpose. Check out footage!...

Video: Russell Thomas Performs 'Celeste Aida' from Verdi's AIDA at Lyric Opera of Chicago
March 27, 2024

Get a first listen to the beginning of Act One, where Verdi gives Radamès (sung here by Lyric favorite Russell Thomas) one of the most challenging and iconic tenor arias in the repertoire — 'Celeste Aida.' Hear this hope-filled aria in Verdi's AIDA, onstage through April 7.  ...

Video: Scene from Goodman's THE PENELOPIAD
March 25, 2024

Get a first look at this spirited scene from THE PENELOPIAD by Margaret Atwood starring Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time, House) in an all-new video....

Video: Watch 'Triumphal March' from Verdi's AIDA at Lyric Opera of Chicago
March 24, 2024

For the first time in more than a decade, Verdi’s romantic and political drama Aida has returned to Lyric Opera of Chicago through April 7, 2024. Watch footage from the production's 'Triumphal March' here!...

Video: Jason Alexander Talks JUDGMENT DAY at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
March 23, 2024

Jason Alexander discusses why he is excited to dive into rehearsals for the world premiere comedy JUDGMENT DAY at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, running April 23–May 26, 2024 in the video here!...

Video: First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Phylicia Rashad-Directed PURPOSE
March 21, 2024

Get a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Purpose, an epic family drama by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad. Check out the video! ...

Video: First Look at Jennifer Morrison & More in Goodman's THE PENELOPIAD
March 13, 2024

Get a first look at Goodman Theatre's world premiere of The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood starring Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time, House) in an all-new video....

LEROY AND LUCY World Premiere, NOISES OFF & More Announced For Steppenwolf's 2024/2025 Season
March 13, 2024

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Directors Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis and Executive Director Brooke Flanagan, has announced its 2024/25 Season, featuring several Chicago and world premieres....

Video: First Look at SHORT SHAKESPEARE! ROMEO AND JULIET at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
March 12, 2024

Get a first look at Chicago Shakespeare Theater's introduction to Shakespeare’s work for young audiences with a 75-minute abridgement of Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Mikael Burke. This production reimagines Shakespeare’s tale of young love found—and tragically lost—in the 1980s. Check o...

Video: Watch a Trailer for Lyric Opera of Chicago's Production of Verdi's AIDA
March 10, 2024

For the first time in more than a decade, Verdi’s romantic and political drama Aida returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago, March 9 to April 7, 2024. Watch footage from the production here!...

Video: Watch a Trailer for Steppenwolf's PURPOSE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad
March 10, 2024

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has released a trailer for their production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' PURPOSE. Watch video footage here!...

Video: Choreographer JoAnn Hunter On Goodman Theatre's THE PENELOPIAD
March 05, 2024

Watch Choreographer JoAnn Hunter talk about her collaboration with Artistic Director Susan V. Booth on The Penelopiad. 'I wanted the movement to help enhance storytelling...' she says in an all-new video. ...

Video: Enrique Mazzola on the Epic Music of Verdi's AIDA
March 05, 2024

'There is only AIDA that is like AIDA.' From epic choral scenes to intimate duets, Music Director Enrique Mazzola shares why Giuseppe Verdi's opera is unlike any other. See the Maestro conduct his first-ever AIDA, opening March 9 at Lyric Opera of Chicago. ...

Video: Get A First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at Marriott Theatre
February 23, 2024

Get a first look at The Marriott Theatre's latest production, James and the Giant Peach - now on stage from February 16 through March 30, 2024. This enchanting adaptation brings to life the classic tale by celebrated author Roald Dahl, promising audiences of all ages a magical journey unlike any oth...

Video: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Paramount Theatre Aurora
February 21, 2024

Get a first look at Paramount Theatre's new production of the coming-of-age tale Billy Elliot: The Musical, set to the music of Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, directed by Trent Stork....

Video: Jennifer Morrison & More on THE PENELOPIAD at Goodman Theatre
February 20, 2024

Watch as the cast of The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood starring Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time, House) talk about the production's world premiere in Chicago. Watch the all-new video!...

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
February 19, 2024

Get a first look at photos and video of The Matchbox Magic Flute at Goodman Theatre. ...

Video: Get An Extended Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at Marriott Theatre
February 19, 2024

Get an extended look at Mariott Theatre's production of In The Heights, now on stage through March 17, 2024. Watch highlights from the production including When You're Home, Paciencia Y Fe, 96,000 and more....

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals For THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
February 14, 2024

Take a look behind-the-scenes at rehearsal with Mary Zimmerman and the talented cast and musicians in THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE. Already extended through March 17, this brand new theatrical adaption of Mozart’s beloved opera is on stage now....



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