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Second City Announces World Premiere of its First Original Web Series THE TAM AND KEV Photo Second City Announces World Premiere of its First Original Web Series THE TAM AND KEVIN SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

The Second City has announced the world premiere of 'The Tam and Kevin Show,' its first original web series, to debut on The Second City YouTube channel June 13. 

World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. to Debut in August at Timeline Theatre Photo World Premiere of CAMPAIGNS, INC. to Debut in August at Timeline Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company will return to its longtime home at 615 W. Wellington Avenue in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood for its 26th season opener, the world premiere of Campaigns, Inc.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city‚Äôs leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday‚ÄĮhearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.

Russell G. Jones and Chris Myers to Star in New York Premiere of WHERE THE MOUNTAIN M Photo Russell G. Jones and Chris Myers to Star in New York Premiere of WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE SEA at MTC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for Where the Mountain Meets the Sea, written by AUDELCO Award nominee Jeff Augustin (The New Englanders, ‚ÄúThe Morning Show‚ÄĚ) and directed by Princess Grace Award winner Joshua Kahan Brody, with music by The Bengsons (Hundred Days, The Lucky Ones).

Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK Wo Photo Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival to Present Staged Reading Of Marisela Trevi√Īo Orta Photo Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival to Present Staged Reading Of Marisela Trevi√Īo Orta's THE RIVER BRIDE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

A staged reading of award-winning playwright Marisela Trevi√Īo Orta's Latinx fairytale The River Bride will be presented for a limited engagement July 1 to July 3 at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University in Center Valley, PA.

Review:  WHERE WE BELONG at Goodman Theatre Photo Review: WHERE WE BELONG at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 28, 2022

What did our critic think of WHERE WE BELONG at Goodman Theatre? Madeline Sayet proves herself to be a powerful and magnetic storyteller in her one-woman play WHERE WE BELONG. Sayet has structured her text so the story becomes more personal and poetic as it progresses, and under the direction of Mei Ann Teo, she delivers her testimony to the audience in a compelling and dynamic manner. 

Placer Rep's Haunting History show comes to Rocklin, the Origin of Inspiration Photo Placer Rep's Haunting History show comes to Rocklin, the Origin of Inspiration
by Grace Cutler - Jun 25, 2022

Standing in the Rocklin History Museum, reading a handout about a local ghost story and chatting with docents in late summer 2021 was the inspiration for T.S. Forsyth’s new play Ghosts of Placer County, featured at Placer Rep’s HAUNTING HISTORY show on June 29 at the Parkview Room in Rocklin’s Johnson-Springview Park.

VIDEO: See Clips from CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens Photo VIDEO: See Clips from CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Victory Gardens Theater preesents the final show in its 2021/22 Mainstage Season, the regional premiere of cullud wattah, written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Lili-Anne Brown. 

Full Cast Announced For MARY POPPINS at The Muny Photo Full Cast Announced For MARY POPPINS at The Muny
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's high-flying production of Mary Poppins this July. Find out who is in the cast. 

Goodman Theatre Videos

VIDEO: See Clips from CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens VideoVIDEO: See Clips from CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2022

Victory Gardens Theater preesents the final show in its 2021/22 Mainstage Season, the regional premiere of cullud wattah, written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Lili-Anne Brown. 

VIDEO: First Look At DCPA Theatre Company's QUIXOTE NUEVO VideoVIDEO: First Look At DCPA Theatre Company's QUIXOTE NUEVO
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2022

Get a first look at The DCPA Theatre Company's Quixote Nuevo at the Wolf Theatre running May 13 - June 12, 2022.

VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in the Courtyard Theater through May 29, 2022.  

Photo/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR VideoPhoto/Video: First Look at Sean Hayes, Ben Rappaport & More in GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Over the course of a four-hour release from a mental ward, and in front of thousands on live TV, the irrepressible and witty Oscar Levant, played by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor Sean Hayes, lays bare the necessity of insanity in the making of brilliant work and the cost he is willing to pay to entertain the masses.

VIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2022

ABC7 recently profiled Goodman Theatre's Gem Of The Ocean. 'It's teaming with good Black history because it tells the story of coming over from Africa, living in slavery,' Smith said. 'You're talking about individuals who experienced slavery.' Check out the video.

VIDEO: See Highlights From I HATE IT HERE at Goodman Theatre VideoVIDEO: See Highlights From I HATE IT HERE at Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2021

Tomorrow, Goodman Theatre's streaming-in-real-time Live series continues with I Hate It Here by Ike Holter.

VIDEO: First Look at OHIO STATE MURDERS at Goodman Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at OHIO STATE MURDERS at Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2021

Tomorrow, Goodman Theatre’s streaming-in-real-time Live series continues with Ohio State Murders by Obie Award-winning playwright Adrienne Kennedy.

VIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT VideoVIDEO: Travis Turner Talks Chicago Theatre & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2021

Today's episode features one of Adrienne's closest friends, Travis Turner, sits down to chat about theatre in Chicago, studying at Northwestern, his agent offer stories and life as an actor in North America's second largest theater market, Chicago!

VIDEO: Meet the Goodman Theatre's Manager of Individual and Major Gifts, Victoria Rod VideoVIDEO: Meet the Goodman Theatre's Manager of Individual and Major Gifts, Victoria Rodriguez
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2020

Manager of Individual and Major Gifts Victoria Rodriguez shares her passion for building meaningful connections with donors and her coworkers to a?oetake care of the people who take care of us.a??

VIDEO: Living Legend Ann Reinking Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge! VideoVIDEO: Living Legend Ann Reinking Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 28, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Watch below as he chats with living legend Ann Reinking!