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Gloria Imseih Petrelli and Hunter Price, (rear) Amy Johnson and Peter Surma in MONSTE Photo

Gloria Imseih Petrelli and Hunter Price, (rear) Amy Johnson and Peter Surma in MONSTER by Mairi Glynn, directed by Ilesa Duncan

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01/05/2018


Brian Loevner, Ilesa Duncan, Richard Perez, Cynthia Frahm, Russ Tutterow and Robert Koon

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06/30/2010


Ilesa Duncan, Mia McCullough and David Senechal

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03/29/2010
 





Ilesa Duncan News

Lifeline Theatre to Resume its Production of MIDDLE PASSAGE Photo Lifeline Theatre to Resume its Production of MIDDLE PASSAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

Lifeline Theatre is presenting Middle Passage directed by Lifeline Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan April 25 – June 5 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. 

Lifeline Theatre's Announces Playwrights for First Writer's Workshop and Showcase Photo Lifeline Theatre's Announces Playwrights for First Writer's Workshop and Showcase
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Lifeline Theatre has selected two incredible playwrights to take part in its inaugural Adapting to Stage Developmental Workshop and Showcase. Over the next 5 months, Sandra Jackson-Opoku and Tanuja Devi Jagernauth will work in tandem members of Lifeline Theatre’s artistic ensemble along with a small creative team of their choosing to develop their world premiere stage adaptations, culminating in a small-scale public presentation of their works in process in July 2022 (dates forthcoming).

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Awarded $20,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Art Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago Awarded $20,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022

Pegasus Theatre Chicago, currently hosting the 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, streaming through February 6, has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the Young Playwrights Festival 2023.

Photos: Pegasus' 35th Annual Young Playwright's Festival to Premiere Virtually Photo Photos: Pegasus' 35th Annual Young Playwright's Festival to Premiere Virtually
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

Pegasus Theatre Chicago will present the 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, streaming Jan. 6 - Feb. 6, 2022 and a virtual opening night ceremony, Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. CST. This year’s world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, share judgment in the material, mundane and mystical worlds.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Returns In January Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Returns In January
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, streaming Jan. 6 - Feb. 6, 2022 and a virtual opening night ceremony, Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. CST.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, streaming Jan. 6 - Feb. 6, 2022 and a virtual opening night ceremony, Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. CST.

Lifeline Theatre Announces Management Transition Photo Lifeline Theatre Announces Management Transition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021

As Lifeline Theatre concludes its 38th season, long-time Managing Director Allison Cain has announced she will transition out of her leadership role in Fall 2021.  “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the artistic mission and vision of Lifeline Theatre,” Cain said. “The pride I have in this organization and its people is immense.”

Amelia Ablan Joins Lifeline Theatre As Production Manager Photo Amelia Ablan Joins Lifeline Theatre As Production Manager
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

​​​​​​​Lifeline Theatre welcomes Amelia Ablan to her new staff position as Production Manager, beginning June 2021. Reporting directly to Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and Managing Director Allison Cain, Ablan will be responsible for overseeing the production processes for the company, collaborating closely with directors and the Artistic Director to fulfill the production needs for Lifeline's future live and digital programming.  Ablan succeeds Jennifer McClendon, who served as Production Manager since 2016, now heading to Providence, Rhode Island to Trinity Repertory Company as their new Producing Director.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Receives NEA Grant Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago Receives NEA Grant
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2021

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has been approved for a $20,000 Grant for Arts Projects award to support the Young Playwrights Festival (YPF). This project supports in-school and production programming for the Festival. YPF is among 1,073 projects across America totaling nearly $25 million that were selected during this first round of fiscal year 2021 funding in the Grants for Arts Projects funding category.   

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces Actors for Young Playwright Festival Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces Actors for Young Playwright Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the actor lineup for the 34th Young Playwrights Festival (YPF) streaming virtually January 7 - 31, 2021. This year’s Festival features three one-act plays, written by students from Kenwood Academy, Lane Tech College Prep and The University of Chicago Laboratory.