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Noël Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT Begins Performances Tonight At Peninsula Players

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, has announced the cast of Noël Coward's comedy 'Blithe Spirit.'  This witty, haunting play has been a smash hit in London, on Broadway and around the world since 1941. “Blithe Spirit” runs for three weeks, starting July 5 through July 23 and is generously sponsored by Tim and Jackie Danis. 

Michael Shannon & More to be Featured in A Red Orchid Theatre 2023-24 Season

A Red Orchid Theatre has announced its 31st Season. Learn about the productions, see who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets.

IS GOD IS Chicago Premiere to Open at A Red Orchid Theatre This Spring

A Red Orchid Theatre will present the Chicago Premiere of Is God Is by Aleshea Harris, directed by Marti Gobel. Is God Is runs April 6 – May 28, 2023.

A Red Orchid Theatre Hires Peter Ruíz as New Literary Coordinator

A Red Orchid Theatre has announced the hiring of new Literary Coordinator, Peter Ruíz. Ruíz joined the A Red Orchid team in July 2022 as a Literary Intern.

Review: NATIVITY VARIATIONS is the Christmas Comedy You've Been Wishing For

This is well-paced, laughter-filled, and heartwarming theater full of smart writing and charming characters. In short, 'The Nativity Variations' is the perfect gift for Milwaukee audiences this holiday season. 

VIRAL Horror Film Adds Additional Screenings In St. Charles and Oak Park

Due to popular demand, Campana Pictures and Random Acts have announced two final advanced screenings of the horror feature VIRAL in addition to the previously announced dates in Chicago.

Ann Arvia, Adam LeFevre & More to Star in THE NATIVITY VARIATIONS World Premiere at Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will present the World Premiere of The Nativity Variations by Catherine Trieschmann (One House Over) November 16 – December 11, 2022 in the Quadracci Powerhouse. 

Sadieh Rifai, Steve Peebles, and Kieran Cronin Join VIRAL Horror Film

Campana Pictures and Random Acts have announced that Sadieh Rifai, Steve Peebles, and Kieran Cronin have joined the sprawling ensemble of the horror feature VIRAL. Sneak peek screenings across Chicagoland continue through Halloween.

Random Acts Announces “Red Riding Hood” Premiere and More Upcoming Projects

After reaching 75 countries and over one million screens, Random Acts has announced the first wave of projects for the rest of 2022. Up next is a Home Movies presentation of 'Red Riding Hood,' in which professional actors recreate a Hollywood film from home in one take.


On Saturday, June 12th at 8:00pm CST, Play-PerView will present Dianne Nora's Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Living Document in collaboration with Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre. The production will stream through June 16, 2021.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 7-13, 2021- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Aaron Tveit and More!

This week (June 7-13) in live streaming: Matthew Morrison visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Season 3 finale, Show of Titles premieres, and so much more!

Lena Hall, Blair Brown, Ben Feldman and More to Star in Livestreamed Works by Zakiyyah Alexander, Mando Alvarado & Others

On Saturday, May 22nd at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream AYA or Dear Lover by Fernanda Coppel (King Liz, “How To Get Away With Murder”).  Directed by Estefania Fadul, this production will feature Raul Castillo (“Looking,” “Atypical”), Tina Huang (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Arrow”), and Roxana Ortega (“The Casagrandes,” “American Vandal”). 

A Red Orchid Theatre Appoints Travis Knight and Sadieh Rifai to Artistic Posts

A Red Orchid Theatre has announced the appointments of Ensemble Member Travis Knight as Associate Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Sadieh Rifai as Artistic Development Coordinator.

Season of Concern Announces All-Women Cast of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, is thrilled to announce it will co-produce a virtual production of Fefu and Her Friends, Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés' feminist masterwork, in partnership with much-admired Chicago theater artist Mary Beth Fisher.

52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.

A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER?

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Ensemble Member Jess McLeod. Do You Feel Anger? runs January 23 - March 15, 2020 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. The press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Do You Feel Anger? go on sale December 16, 2019.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of GREY HOUSE

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the world premiere of Grey House, written by Ensemble Member Levi Holloway and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Grey House runs October 10 a?" December 1, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago.  The press performance is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Grey House go on sale Monday, September 9, 2019.

10,000 BALCONIES Announced At TheatreSquared

On August 30, TheatreSquared (T2) will stage a special workshop production of 10,000 Balconies as the first offering in the Spring Theatre at T2's new home in downtown Fayetteville. This new play, conceived, created and directed by Kholoud Sawaf (director of T2's Vietgone), loosely inspired by Romeo and Juliet, is set in modern Syria. 10,000 Balconies is an intimate window into the oldest continuously-inhabited city in the world, suffused with its poetry, music, dance, and movement, and centered on a story of love in contemporary Damascus. With original music performed live by Hadi Eldebek (Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road project ensemble) and members of the cast, 10,000 Balconies is an immersive performance experience, offered in Northwest Arkansas from August 30 until September 1. The play's three-year developmenta?"which included a series of artist-driven workshops and retreats in Northwest Arkansas and New Yorka?"and public performances were made possible by a major grant from the Building Bridges Program of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

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