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The House Theatre Of Chicago Announces Annual Gala - THE SPECTACULAR

The House Theatre of Chicago's Board of Directors announce the 2nd annual incarnation of THE SPECTACULAR. Hosted by NPR's Peter Sagal (Wait, Waita?? Don't Tell Me!), the fundraiser celebrates the company's continuing commitment to amazing feats of storytelling with dinner, dancing, a silent auction, live music from This Must Be The Band, and a one-of-a-kind floor show. This year the organization will honor David Schmitz (Executive Director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company) with a roast in recognition of his many years of service on the Board of Directors of The House and his contributions to Chicago's theatre community. THE SPECTACULAR will be held Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the unique venue Ignite Glass Studios, 401 N Armour St. The event is co-chaired by board members Renee Duba (Sonder Wealth) and Roark Frankel (Obama Foundation), and the event committee includes Laura Jimenez (Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill), Kathryn Lipuma (Writers Theatre), Elizabeth Auman (TimeLine Theatre Company), and Jacqueline Russell (Chicago Children's Theatre). THE SPECTACULAR Event Sponsorships and Supporter packages, tables of ten and individual tickets may be purchased through The House Theatre of Chicago at 773-769-3832 or online at m.TheHouseTheatre.com/gala.

Scott Haze & Emily De Margheriti Star In THE NORTH PLAN By Jason Wells At The Sherry

The Sherry Theater is proud to announce the upcoming production of THE NORTH PLAN by Jason Wells, this coming April.

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Pays Heartfelt Tribute to Martha Lavey

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosted a warm and heartfelt public memorial celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of ensemble member and former artistic director Martha Lavey, who passed earlier this year at the age of 60. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

Public RSVPs Now Open for Martha Lavey Memorial at Steppenwolf Theatre

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now accepting reservations to the public memorial event celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of influential and beloved Chicago cultural leader Martha Lavey. Featuring live musical performances and tributes, the event takes place Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf, 1650 N. Halsted St.

Steppenwolf to Host Memorial Celebrating Former Artistic Director Martha Lavey

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a memorial to celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Martha Lavey, who served as Artistic Director from 1995 - 2015, Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted.

Arts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit Luncheon

Arts Alliance Illinois, under the leadership of Executive Director Claire Rice and Board Chair Brooke Flanagan, Director of Institutional Advancement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, welcome artistic, business, creative, and philanthropic leaders from across Illinois to the organization's Fifth Annual Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton, located at 17 East Monroe Street in Chicago. Guest check-in and a reception begin at 11:15am, with the seated luncheon following promptly at noon.

Writers Theatre Announces New Managing Director and Director of Institutional Advancement

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces the promotion of Jon Faris to Managing Director and Carly Magill to Director of Institutional Advancement.  Lauren Sale also joins the Writers team as Director of Education.

City of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th Anniversary

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the Chicago City Council today  honored Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 40th Anniversary, recognizing the organization for its invaluable artistic contributions to Chicago. Additionally, in a separate resolution, Mayor Emanuel and the City Council paid special tribute to former Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey on her two decades of transformational leadership from 1995 to 2015.

University of Chicago's Robert J. Zimmer, Steppenwolf's Martha Lavey and More Set for Arts Alliance Illinois Luncheon Today

The third annual Arts Alliance Illinois Voices of a Creative State benefit luncheon will feature a keynote address by University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer, who will discuss the vital, transformational role the arts play in education and civic engagement. The event also will pay tribute to two individuals who have made profound and lasting contributions to Chicago's theater scene: Steppenwolf Theatre Artistic Director Martha Lavey and former Steppenwolf Executive Director David Hawkanson. The event will take place Today, May 20, 2015 at the Swissotel Chicago, 323 E. Upper Wacker Drive.

Tony-Nominated AIRLINE HIGHWAY to Close One Week Early

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's AIRLINE HIGHWAY will be closing early on June 7. The play received four 2015 Tony Award nominations.

AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens This Evening at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

University of Chicago's Robert J. Zimmer, Steppenwolf's Martha Lavey and More Set for Arts Alliance Illinois Luncheon, 5/20

The third annual Arts Alliance Illinois Voices of a Creative State benefit luncheon will feature a keynote address by University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer, who will discuss the vital, transformational role the arts play in education and civic engagement. The event also will pay tribute to two individuals who have made profound and lasting contributions to Chicago's theater scene: Steppenwolf Theatre Artistic Director Martha Lavey and former Steppenwolf Executive Director David Hawkanson. The event will take place Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Swissotel Chicago, 323 E. Upper Wacker Drive.

AIRLINE HIGHWAY Brings NOLA to Broadway Tonight

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), begins previews tonight, April 1 and opens Thursday, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Full Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's AIRLINE HIGHWAY on Broadway; Rehearsals Now Underway!

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, March 10, for Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out).

Steppenwolf Hosts 'Explore' Event for AIRLINE HIGHWAY Tonight

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts its second EXPLORE event of the season tonight, January 17 at 5:30pm in-between the matinee and evening performances of the Broadway-bound world premiere Airline Highway. EXPLORE events invite audiences to celebrate the ideas and themes of the play through a fun, social setting. Each EXPLORE event is a unique experience tailored to create an immersive environment that reflects the world of that play.

Steppenwolf to Host 'Explore' Event for AIRLINE HIGHWAY, 1/17

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts its second EXPLORE event of the season on Saturday, January 17 at 5:30pm in-between the matinee and evening performances of the Broadway-bound world premiere Airline Highway. EXPLORE events invite audiences to celebrate the ideas and themes of the play through a fun, social setting. Each EXPLORE event is a unique experience tailored to create an immersive environment that reflects the world of that play.

Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens Tonight at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 subscription season with the world premiere production of Airline Highway, written by Lisa D'Amour (Detroit, How to Build a Forest) and directed by Joe Mantello (The Last Ship, Casa Valentina, Wicked). Steppenwolf's production will be presented by Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) at their Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway in Spring 2015. Airline Highway opens tonight, December 14, 2014 and runs through February 8, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St).

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