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22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards Nominations Announced Photo 22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

The Board of Directors of the African American Arts Alliance, and the Black Excellence Awards Committee have announced the nominations for the 22nd Annual Black Excellence Awards. The Awards were established in 2002 to honor the outstanding works of art by African Americans in Theater, Dance, Music, Film, Literature, Visual Arts and Digital Media.

Photos: First Look at Congo Square Theatre Company's Remount of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN  Photo Photos: First Look at Congo Square Theatre Company's Remount of WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Single tickets are now on sale for Congo Square Theatre Company and Lookingglass Theatre Company's remount of Congo Square’s production of What to Send Up When It Goes Down in residence at Lookingglass Theatre Company’s historic Water Tower Water Works theater. Get a first look at photos below!

Congo Square Theatre Extends WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES SOWN Until May 7 Photo Congo Square Theatre Extends WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES SOWN Until May 7
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022

Congo Square Theatre Company, GRAY, and Theaster Gates's Rebuild Foundation are proud to announce that the Chicago Premiere of What to Send Up When It Goes Down, by award-winning playwright Aleshea Harris, has been extended by popular demand with three additional performances at the Rebuild Foundation's Stony Island Arts Bank.

GRAY, Congo Square Theatre Company and Rebuild Foundation Present WHAT TO SEND UP WHE Photo GRAY, Congo Square Theatre Company and Rebuild Foundation Present WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

GRAY, Congo Square Theatre Company, and Theaster Gates's Rebuild Foundation will jointly present the Chicago premiere of What to Send Up When It Goes Down, the critically acclaimed play by award-winning playwright, Aleshea B. Harris.

Congo Square Theatre Company Premieres WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN Photo Congo Square Theatre Company Premieres WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 18, 2022

Congo Square Theatre Company, GRAY, and Theaster Gates’s Rebuild Foundation jointly present the Chicago premiere of What to Send Up When It Goes Down, the critically acclaimed play by award-winning playwright Aleshea B. Harris. The performance will be presented at GRAY Chicago (2044 West Carroll Ave) from March 31 through April 16 and Rebuild Foundation’s Stony Island Arts Bank from April 21 through May 1, 2022.

Victory Gardens Theater Announces NEW PLAYS FOR A NEW YEAR, An Evening of New 10-Minu Photo Victory Gardens Theater Announces NEW PLAYS FOR A NEW YEAR, An Evening of New 10-Minute Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

Victory Gardens Theater has announced New Plays for a New Year, a one-night-only online reading of new ten-minute plays on February 12, 2021 from 7pm to 8pm Central. Featured artists include playwrights McKenzie Chinn, Preston Choi, and York Walker, with directors Brian Balcom, Lili-Anne Brown, and Devon de Mayo.

Sundance Institute Announces 2021 Screenwriters Lab Fellows Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2021 Screenwriters Lab Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Fifteen emerging storytellers from Chile, India, Kenya, Tunisia and the U.S. will convene digitally for Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, taking place online via Sundance Co//ab from January 11 -15, 2021. The Fellows will work to further develop twelve original projects, in collaboration with an experienced group of Creative Advisors.

Victory Gardens Theater Postpones Remainder of 2021 Season,  Announces New Online Pro Photo Victory Gardens Theater Postpones Remainder of 2021 Season, Announces New Online Programming for Winter & Spring 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2020

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the further postponement of the 2021 Season, which included the Chicago premieres of cullud wattah by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and Heroes of the Fourth Turning by Will Arbery.

Court Theatre Continues Thought Series With THE BACCHAE + CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATIONS Photo Court Theatre Continues Thought Series With THE BACCHAE + CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, continues its Theatre & Thought series with Euripides' The Bacchae + Contemporary Adaptations.

The Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis Examines Allyship With A Virtual Reading Of BLACK  Photo The Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis Examines Allyship With A Virtual Reading Of BLACK LIKE ME
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2020

As the national call for social justice increases, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is honored to support BIPOC artists and stories.