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JACK MAGAW is a professional Scenic Designer and also teaches at The Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and English Literature from Vanderbilt University in 1985 and a Master of Fine Arts in Scenic Design from Northwestern University in 1991. To date he has designed more than 300 professional theatrical productions in the United States and abroad for Off-Broadway, Chicago and regional theatres such as Arena Stage, Lincoln Center Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Barrington Stage, Chicago Opera Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Alliance Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Court Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Geva Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Writers' Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Galway Theatre Festival among many others. Mr. Magaw’s work in Chicago has been recognized many times by the Joseph Jefferson Award Committee. In his 28 year teaching career, he has taught all areas of design and technology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He resides in Chicago.

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Cast Set For TRYING at Peninsula Players Theatre

Peninsula Players Theatre, America’s oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County’s theatrical icon, is proud to announce the cast of “Trying” by Joanna McClelland Glass and the return of actor Lee E. Ernst to Wisconsin.  “Trying” runs for three weeks, August 16 through September 3, and is generously sponsored by Main Street Market.

Goodman Theatre, Paramount Theatre & More Nominated for 2022-2023 Equity Jeff Awards

Discover the nominations for the 55th Anniversary Jeff Awards for Equity Theater! Find out who made the cut and get ready for the highly anticipated awards ceremony.

Photos: First Look at Music Theater Heritage's A CHORUS LINE

Music Theater Heritage has released photos from its highly anticipated production of A CHORUS LINE, now playing. One of the most compelling American musicals ever created, A CHORUS LINE is one of only ten musicals to ever be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Check out the photos here!

Review: A CHORUS LINE at Music Theater Heritage

“A Chorus Line” from Music Theater Heritage is a not-to- be missed interpretation of a challenging show. Tickets are available online at www.musictheaterheritage.com online or by telephone at 816.221.6987.

Cast Announced For DAMES AT SEA At Peninsula Players Theatre

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, has announced the cast of the tap-happy musical comedy 'Dames at Sea' with book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller and music by Jim Wise. “Dames at Sea” runs for three weeks, July 26 through August 13, and is generously sponsored by Alibi Marina and Harbor Guest House with support from the Cordon Family Foundation.

Cast and Creatives Revealed For A CHORUS LINE at Music Theater Heritage

Music Theater Heritage has announced the cast and creatives for its 2023 summer production of A CHORUS LINE. One of the most prolific American musicals ever created, A CHORUS LINE is one of only ten musicals to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

U.S. Premiere of LONDON ROAD Adds Week of Performances at Theater Wit

Due to popular demand, Shattered Globe Theatre has announce one added week of performances for its hit U.S. premiere musical London Road, extending through Sunday, June 11, 2023.

Andy Mientus, Krystina Alabado & Noah J. Ricketts to Star in TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Bucks County Playhouse

Andy Mientus (“Spring Awakening”), Krystina Alabado (“Mean Girls”) and Noah J. Ricketts (“Disney’s Frozen”) will star in a new production of Jonathan Larson’s “Tick, Tick … Boom!” as part of Bucks County Playhouse’s 2023 Season. 

Gordon Clapp of NYPD BLUE to Star in TOMMY AND ME at Bucks County Playhouse

Emmy-winner and Tony-nominee Gordon Clapp, who played Detective Greg Medavoy for all 12 seasons on ABC’s “NYPD Blue,” will star as Tommy McDonald in a new production of Ray Didinger’s “Tommy and Me,” at Bucks County Playhouse, May 19 through June 17.

Photos: First Look at Shattered Globe Theatre's LONDON ROAD

Shattered Globe Theatre is concluding its 2022-23 season with the U.S. premiere of London Road, an experimental and innovative new musical featuring book and lyrics by Alecky Blythe, music and lyrics by Adam Cork, direction and movement by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Andra Velis Simon. London Road will play through June 3, 2023 at Theater Wit. Check out production photos here!

LONDON ROAD US Premiere to Open at Shattered Globe in April

Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2022-23 season with the U.S. premiere of London Road, an experimental and innovative new musical featuring book and lyrics by Alecky Blythe, music and lyrics by Adam Cork, direction and choreography by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Andra Velis Simon.

Cast Announced for LONDON ROAD US Premiere at Shattered Globe Theatre

 Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2022-23 season with the U.S. premiere of London Road, an experimental and innovative new musical featuring book and lyrics by Alecky Blythe, music and lyrics by Adam Cork, direction and choreography by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Andra Velis Simon.

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents ANDY WARHOL'S TOMATO Next Month

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center presents Vince Melocchi's “Andy Warhol's Tomato.” Guest director Steve Scott directs this 80-minute fictitious tale of unlikely friendship and inspiration running Feb. 2 – March 5.

Review: Powerful Play NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Stirs at South Coast Repertory

Beautifully acted (and sung) by an exquisite ensemble of gifted actors, South Coast Repertory's production of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN is a thoughtful, gut-wrenching play---punctuated with spectacular musical performances---that dives deep into the soul-baring creative process of an artist hoping to craft a seminal work of musical art, and to ensure to have that art say something profound.

South Coast Repertory Adds Extra Performance of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN

Due to popular demand, South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) added an extra performance to its season-opening production of Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham.

Photos: First Look NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN At South Coast Repertory 

She was known as one of the 20th century's most powerful and impactful voices, not only as a singer, but also as a voice for the silent. South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) opens the 2022-23 season with Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham Oct. 2-23 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. See photos from the production.

Christina Ham's NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Opens South Coast Repertory's 2022-23 Season

She was known as one of the 20th century's most powerful and impactful voices, not only as a singer, but also as a voice for the silent. South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) opens the 2022-23 season with Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham Oct. 2-23 on the Julianne Argyros Stage.

Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Nominations

Recognizing a strong return to the spotlight over the 2021-2022 Equity theater season, the Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago announced its nominations for theater excellence. This year’s nominees include 201 theater artists across 38 categories of excellence in theater production among shows from 43 companies.

Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations

The Joseph Jefferson Awards have announced this year's Equity nominations, including 201 theater artists across 38 categories.  The 54th anniversary Equity Jeff Awards will take place October 17, 2022, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook, IL. 

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