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Chicago Opera Theater to Bring ELIZABETH CREE World Premiere to the Windy City

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'Elizabeth Cree,' a suspenseful and thrilling tale set in Victorian London, based on the novel 'The Trial of Elizabeth Cree' by Peter Ackroyd.

Chicago Opera Theater Welcomes Lidiya Yankovskaya as New Music Director

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) announces the appointment of Lidiya Yankovskaya as the company's new Music Director.

Chicago Opera Theater presents CPS Student Performances 6/15

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) announces its first ever city-wide education performance, "Growing Together," featuring student-written performances from Chicago-area schools. COT's education program, Opera for All, is now in its seventeenth year bringing teaching artists into Chicago Public Schools to educate students about classical music, singing and opera. On June 15, nine classrooms and more than 400 students from schools around the city-including Chase Elementary, Reilly Elementary, McAuliffe Elementary, Eugene Field Elementary, Disney II Magnet Elementary School, Healy Elementary, Whistler Elementary School and Langford Community Academy-conclude the school year with a performance of student-written original songs, dances and scenes. COT's "Growing Together" takes place at The Studebaker Theater (410 S. Michigan Avenue) on Thursday, June 15 at 12:00pm. Admission is free; to RSVP for the program, click here. To learn more about Opera for All, visit COT.org/ofa.

Chicago Opera Theater Announces 2017/2018 Season

Today, from the Robert Morris State Street Gallery, Chicago Opera Theater (COT) announced plans for the 2017/2018 season, including a modern opera, a world-premiere co-production from a Pulitzer Prize-winning duo and a groundbreaking double-bill. At the announcement, Andreas Mitisek, COT's Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson Artistic Director together with Douglas Clayton, COT's Executive Director, detailed the intriguing season with all productions staged at the historic Studebaker Theater (410 S. Michigan).

Chicago Opera Theatre's Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek to Step Down in September

The Board of Directors of Chicago Opera Theater (COT) has today announced that Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson Artistic Director Andreas Mitisek will leave his position at the conclusion of this season. Mitisek informed the board of his decision not to renew his contract at a board meeting earlier today.

Chicago Opera Theater Sets 2016-17 Season

Today, from the historic Studebaker Theater, Chicago Opera Theater (COT) announced plans for its 2016/17 season, which will bring rarely performed operas and a world premiere to a range of Chicago neighborhoods, will target new types of audiences and will set the stage for a bold future ahead for the company now in its 43rd season. At the event, Andreas Mitisek, COT's Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson General Director, detailed the ambitious new season, which will feature performances at the Music Box Theatre, the Studebaker Theater Chicago and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance.

BWW Reviews: WICKED LIT 2014 Presents 3 Moody and Atmospheric World Premiere Adaptations of Classic Horror Literature

Each Halloween season, Unbound Productions presents adaptations of classic horror literature as an immersive theatre event that takes place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. Yes, that's right - you spend the evening surrounded by dead people with much reverence and respect paid to each vault and tombstone, especially those lucky enough to become part of the show. No doubt, as they have in the past, the shows will sell out this year so order your tickets soon.

LA LLORONA, DRACULA'S GUEST and THE MONK Set for Unbound Productions' WICKED LIT 2014, Now thru 11/8

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California.

Unbound Productions Presents WICKED LIT 2014, 10/03-11/08

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. The production will run from October 3-November 8, 2014.

Unbound Productions Announces Cast for WICKED LIT 2014, Running 10/3-11/8

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California.

LA LLORONA, DRACULA'S GUEST and THE MONK Set for Unbound Productions' WICKED LIT 2014, 10/3-11/8

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California.

Ed Begley Jr., Val Kilmer, Ana Ortiz and More Join Host Michael McKean at 2013 Ovation Awards Tonight

LA Stage Alliance has announced celebrity presenters set to join host Michael McKean for the 24th Annual Ovation Awards Ceremony tonight, November 3 at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. A pre-show reception begins at 5:30, and the curtain will rise at 7pm.

Ed Begley Jr., Val Kilmer, Ana Ortiz and More to Join Host Michael McKean at 2013 Ovation Awards, 11/3

LA STAGE Alliance has announced celebrity presenters set to join host Michael McKean for the 24th Annual Ovation Awards Ceremony on Sunday, November 3 at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. A pre-show reception begins at 5:30, and the curtain will rise at 7pm.

THE LURKING FEAR and More Set for Unbound Productions' WICKED LIT 2013, Now thru 11/2

Unbound Productions Co-Artistic Directors Jonathan Josephson, Paul Millet, and Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for the 5th Anniversary Production of the popular horror story adaptation series WICKED LIT that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. The production will run from today, October 4-November 2, 2013 and feature world premiere adaptations of H.P Lovecraft's The Lurking Fear and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The New Catacomb as well as a revival of Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

THE LURKING FEAR and More Set for Unbound Productions' WICKED LIT 2013, 10/4-11/2

Unbound Productions Co-Artistic Directors Jonathan Josephson, Paul Millet, and Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for the 5th Anniversary Production of the popular horror story adaptation series WICKED LIT that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. The production will run from October 4-November 2, 2013 and feature world premiere adaptations of H.P Lovecraft's The Lurking Fear and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The New Catacomb as well as a revival of Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Upcoming Theater Book Releases for June 2012

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for June 2012.

French Stewart To Host LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards Ceremony 11/14

Television, film, and stage star French Stewart will host the LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards Ceremony for the 2011 theatre season on Monday, November 14, 2011 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

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