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Full Cast Announced for David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo & Lilli Cooper Led THE PIRA Photo Full Cast Announced for David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo & Lilli Cooper Led THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Benefit Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the Special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance. The concert will be taking place on Monday, October 17, 2022 at the American Airlines Theatre. 

William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in PRIMARY TRUST World Premiere at Rou Photo William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in PRIMARY TRUST World Premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Primary Trust by playwright Eboni Booth, directed by Knud Adams, will star Emmy Award nominee William Jackson Harper (‚ÄúThe Underground Railroad‚ÄĚ) and Obie and Outer Critics Circle Award winner April Matthis (The Piano Lesson).

Roundabout Theatre Company & Pregones/PRTT's THE REFOCUS PROJECT Season Two Now Strea Photo Roundabout Theatre Company & Pregones/PRTT's THE REFOCUS PROJECT Season Two Now Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that the second season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon, is now available to stream online for free, through Sunday, October 16.

Steep Theatre to Present OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD This Fall Photo Steep Theatre to Present OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD This Fall
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

This fall, Steep Theatre will return to the stage with the Midwest Premiere of Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, opening October 28. This production will mark Steep’s first from award-winning playwright Scheer and Sophiyaa Nayar’s Steep directorial debut.

Five Playwrights Receive Prestigious Helen Merrill Awards Photo Five Playwrights Receive Prestigious Helen Merrill Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Five playwrights are the 2022 recipients of The New York Community Trust’s prestigious Helen Merrill Award for Playwriting.

2022 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Winners Announced Photo 2022 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

Concord Theatricals has announced the winners of the 2022 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. The six plays will be published and available for licensing by Samuel French in the 47th edition of its Off Off Broadway collection.

Joshua Harmon Announced as Honorary Festival Playwright of Samuel French's Off Off Br Photo Joshua Harmon Announced as Honorary Festival Playwright of Samuel French's Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Samuel French’s Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival has announced that Joshua Harmon is this year’s honorary festival playwright. This year’s top 30 playwrights were chosen from over 650 submissions around the world. They will present their plays during a week-long festival August 16-20 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater in New York City.

Steep Summer Shows Continue with Simon Stephens' LIGHT FALLS Photo Steep Summer Shows Continue with Simon Stephens' LIGHT FALLS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

Steep Theatre's second summer production is the US premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' Light Falls set to open July 8th. Stephens, Steep's Associate Playwright, will make his fifth production with Ensemble Member Robin Witt once again serving as director. Witt has also directed Stephen's Wastwater, Motortown, Pornography and Harper Regan, Steep's bestselling production.

Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to production with the Midwest Premiere of Eboni Booth's Paris, opening June 18th.

Steep Returns With PARIS This Month Photo Steep Returns With PARIS This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Ms. Booth, a Drama Desk award-winning actor, made her Off-Broadway playwriting debut with the critically-acclaimed Paris at Atlantic Theatre Company in January of 2020.  Steep Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry, who has been at the helm of a slew of Steep hits over the years including Ike Holter's Red Rex and Simon Stephens' Birdland, directs.

See League of Chicago Theatres' Summer Theater Guide, Featuring Black Ensemble Theate Photo See League of Chicago Theatres' Summer Theater Guide, Featuring Black Ensemble Theater, Goodman Theatre & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

 Chicago will continue to produce some of the most exciting work in the country this summer. Offerings from the city’s more than 250 producing theatres include a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as comedy, dance, and outdoor events.    

Roundabout Underground's EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Opens Tomorrow Photo Roundabout Underground's EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Opens Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris (2022 Outer Critics Circle awards nominee, Tambo & Bones), directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon which opens tomorrow, May 18.

BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway Photo BIRTHDAY CANDLES Starring Debra Messing Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch on Sunday, May 29.

Roundabout's ...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Previews Tomorrow Photo Roundabout's ...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Previews Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon.

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

Cast Announced for the Regional Premiere of CULLUD WATTAH at Victory Gardens Theater Photo Cast Announced for the Regional Premiere of CULLUD WATTAH at Victory Gardens Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the cast for the final show in its 2021/22 Mainstage Season, the regional premiere of¬†cullud wattah, written by¬†Erika Dickerson-Despenza¬†and directed by¬†Lili-Anne Brown.¬†cullud wattah¬†runs June 11 ‚Äď July 17, 2022¬†at¬†Victory Gardens Theater,¬†2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Roundabout Underground's World Premiere of EXCEPTION TO THE RULE Begins Previews Tomo Photo Roundabout Underground's World Premiere of EXCEPTION TO THE RULE Begins Previews Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris (2022 Outer Critics Circle awards nominee, Tambo & Bones), directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon.

YOU WILL GET SICK, PRIMARY TRUST & COVENANT World Premieres Added to Roundabout 2022- Photo YOU WILL GET SICK, PRIMARY TRUST & COVENANT World Premieres Added to Roundabout 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced production plans for its 2022-2023 theatrical season, including the Off-Broadway plays for The Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre and full programming Off-Broadway for the Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.

Victory Gardens Theater Continues Ignite Chicago With Reading Of PRIMARY TRUST, April Photo Victory Gardens Theater Continues Ignite Chicago With Reading Of PRIMARY TRUST, April 30
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022

Victory Gardens Theater presents the Ignite Chicago reading of Primary Trust, written by Eboni Booth and directed by Knud Adams.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has¬†announced the complete line-up for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 20 ‚Äď July 2, 2022 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) and will feature productions of three new plays.

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