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Review: AUGUST WILSON'S JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Photo Review: AUGUST WILSON'S JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 22, 2022

JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE was the first Wilson play produced at the Huntington in 1986, the beginning of a 19-year relationship that saw all ten of his American Century Cycle plays chronicling the African American experience in the 20th century performed on the local stage.

The Huntington to Reopen Newly Renovated Huntington Theatre With JOE TURNER'S COME AN Photo The Huntington to Reopen Newly Renovated Huntington Theatre With JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

The Huntington has announced the casting and creative team for the highly anticipated revival of¬†August Wilson‚Äôs¬†Joe Turner‚Äôs Come and Gone, directed by¬†Lili-Anne Brown. Wilson‚Äôs masterpiece serves as the inaugural production of the newly renovated Huntington Theatre and runs from¬†October 14 ‚Äď November 13, 2022.

The Light's 2022 SUMMER NIGHTS OUT IN THE PARKS TOUR to Come to an End This Weekend Photo The Light's 2022 SUMMER NIGHTS OUT IN THE PARKS TOUR to Come to an End This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Collaboraction's turbo-charged Chicago youth artist-activist ensemble The Light will bring its 2022 Summer Nights Out in the Parks Tour to an end this weekend with three consecutive performances on the city’s south and west sides.

MRT Young Company Opens Registration For Teen Summer Program Photo MRT Young Company Opens Registration For Teen Summer Program
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

Registration is now open for the MRT Young Company summer program, a professional theatre training program for high school students, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for three weeks, July 11-29, in downtown Lowell. Esteemed Chicago educator, actor, writer, and singer Robert Cornelius will return to lead the program.

HER HONOR JANE BYRNE Audio Play Now Available On Demand from Lookingglass Theatre Photo HER HONOR JANE BYRNE Audio Play Now Available On Demand from Lookingglass Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2021

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced the Her Honor Jane Byrne audio play, written and directed by Lookingglass Ensemble Member and Mellon Playwright in Residence J. Nicole Brooks, is now available to listen to on demand! 

Announcing Additional Air Dates For Lookingglass Theatre's HER HONOR JANES BYRNE On W Photo Announcing Additional Air Dates For Lookingglass Theatre's HER HONOR JANES BYRNE On WBEZ
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020

Due to popular demand, Lookingglass Theatre Company, in collaboration with WBEZ 91.5 Chicago, adds two new dates for the World Premiere audio play of Her Honor Jane Byrne, written and directed by Ensemble Member and Mellon Playwright in Residence J. Nicole Brooks. First heard Thanksgiving weekend to wide acclaim, Her Honor Jane Byrne will air again on Chicago's NPR news station WBEZ 91.5 FM and wbez.org on Sunday, December 27 at 8pm CST and Friday, January 1 at 11am CST.

HER HONOR JANE BYRNE Audio Play To Air On WBEZ Photo HER HONOR JANE BYRNE Audio Play To Air On WBEZ
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Lookingglass Theatre Company, in collaboration with WBEZ 91.5 Chicago, presents a World Premiere audio play of Her Honor Jane Byrne, written and directed by Ensemble Member and Mellon Playwright in Residence J. Nicole Brooks. Her Honor Jane Byrne will air on Chicago's NPR news station WBEZ 91.5 FM and wbez,org on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26 from 11am-1pm CT and Saturday, November 28 from 2pm-4pm CT.

About Face Theatre Launches 25th Season With Online Short Play Festival KICKBACK Photo About Face Theatre Launches 25th Season With Online Short Play Festival KICKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

About Face Theatre kicks off its landmark 25th season with KICKBACK, an online festival of newly commissioned short plays and performances by Black LGBTQ+ artists, inspired by the Rebuild Foundation's collections at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

About Face Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season Photo About Face Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

About Face Theatre has announced plans for its landmark 25th anniversary season. Featuring new and original works, the company will focus on using digital streaming and online tools for most of the year.

Virtual Memberships Now on Sale for 'Steppenwolf NOW' - New Virtual Programming Strea Photo Virtual Memberships Now on Sale for 'Steppenwolf NOW' - New Virtual Programming Stream
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Virtual Memberships go on sale today for the Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage featuring 6 breakthrough stories written by some of America's most talented voices. Steppenwolf NOW offers a dynamic and innovative slate of immersive and visual experiences, radio plays, bite-sized programming and episodic work crafted and produced for the digital platform.