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League of Chicago Theatres Calls for Entries for Samuel G. Roberson Resident Fellowsh Photo League of Chicago Theatres Calls for Entries for Samuel G. Roberson Resident Fellowship
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

The League of Chicago Theatres has announced the 2023 Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship, an annual grant awarded to a Black Theatre Artist to fund a residency or collaboration with a Chicago area non-profit organization. This year the award will go to an Artivist ‚Äď an individual who combines art with activism.

Photo Flash: 7th Annual CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL To Be Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to The Den Theatre for its seventh year - this time exploring America and Chicago in 2017 in the wake of the Presidential election. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by more than 60 of Chicago's established and emerging playwrights and directors is presented two nights only, Today, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, 2016 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets, priced at $18, are currently available at brownpapertickets.com.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's Opening Night of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kanderand Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzellas associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

Photo Flash: 7th Annual CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL To Be Held 2/21
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2017

The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to The Den Theatre for its seventh year - this time exploring America and Chicago in 2017 in the wake of the Presidential election. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by more than 60 of Chicago's established and emerging playwrights and directors is presented two nights only, Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, 2016 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets, priced at $18, are currently available at brownpapertickets.com.

The Gift Theatre to Welcome Return of TEN This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

TEN, The Gift Theatre's annual season kickoff celebration of ten 10-minute pieces curated by artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario, returns January 5-15, 2017.

The Gift Theatre to Welcome Return of TEN This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

TEN, The Gift Theatre's annual season kickoff celebration of ten 10-minute pieces curated by artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario, returns January 5-15, 2017.

TEN (+5) Kicks Off The Gift Theatre's 2016 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2016

TEN, The Gift Theatre's annual season kickoff celebration of ten 10-minute plays curated by artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario, returns this year as TEN (+5) to honor the 15 year anniversary, tonight, January 1-10, 2016.

TEN (+5) to Kick Off The Gift Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

TEN, The Gift Theatre's annual season kickoff celebration of ten 10-minute plays curated by artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario, returns this year as TEN (+5) to honor the 15 year anniversary, January 1-10, 2016.

Emerald City Theatre to Present MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 30, 2015

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are pleased to announce that MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS based on the best-selling book series by Mary Pope Osborne will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place March 19 through April 10, 2016. MAGIC TREE HOUSE is directed by Samuel Roberson with book and lyrics by Will Osborne and Murray Horwitz and music and additional lyrics by Allen Toussaint.

Photo Flash: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Northlight Theatre
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 14, 2015

Below, check out photos of Northlight Theatre's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH you, running November 14 - December 13, 2015 at the North Shore!