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Goodman Theatre Announces Casting for THE SECRETARIES Photo Goodman Theatre Announces Casting for THE SECRETARIES
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2021

Goodman Theatre has announced the cast for the FREE live reading of its newest Future Labs' play, The Secretaries by Omer Abbas Salem and directed by Audrey Francis.

Mental Health Takes Spotlight In BIG FAT SOCIALLY DISTANT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE SHOW Photo Mental Health Takes Spotlight In BIG FAT SOCIALLY DISTANT HOLIDAY ADVENTURE SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020

Conceptualized and executive produced by Andy Lynn, this FREE one-day-only streaming event, with its heart in Chicago, stretches from coast to coast featuring artists, educators, streamers and mental health professionals from across the United States. Chicago locals include Echaka Agba, Breon Arzell, Micah Beauvais, Tyler Brown, Darby Fitzsimons, Tyler Gabrielle, Tina El Gamal, Tommy Malouf, Taylor Raye, Shane Richlan, Amaya Thompson, Shalyn Welch, Wanese Zarour, Martin Yousif Zebari and others. Additional performers include Annelyse Ahmad, Mark Jacob Chaitin, Jeremy Guyton, Kevin O'Connell and Sheldon White.

Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2019

On Friday, December 6, SHOWTIME hosted the premiere for the new comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS. The screening was held at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago and was followed by a reception at the Beacon Tavern.

Victory Gardens Announces Casting For First Three Productions Photo Victory Gardens Announces Casting For First Three Productions
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Erica Daniels, announces casting for its upcoming productions of Tiny Beautiful Things based on the book by Cheryl Strayed and adapted by Nia Vardalos, directed by Vanessa Stalling, The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and How to Defend Yourself by liliana padilla, directed by Marti Lyons.

Victory Gardens Announces Cast of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Victory Gardens Announces Cast of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book byCheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed byVanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 - October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Line-Up Announced For Interrobang Theatre Project's WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Photo Line-Up Announced For Interrobang Theatre Project's WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2018

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce the line-up for award-winning Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour's acclaimed solo show WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, an experimental tour de force featuring a different actor each week.

Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Begins June 2 At The Den Theatr Photo Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Begins June 2 At The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre, recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to continue its 2018 Season with Sam Chanse's contemplative new drama THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION, directed by company member Jen Poulin*, playing June 2 - 30, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at brokennosetheatre.com. Tickets for all Broken Nose Theatre productions are available on a "pay-what-you-can" basis, allowing patrons to set their own price and ensuring theatre remains economically accessible for all audiences. The press opening is Monday, June 4 at 7:30 pm.

Photo Flash: First Look at Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION
by Julie Musbach - Jun 1, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre, recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to continue its 2018 Season with Sam Chanse's new drama THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION, directed by company member Jen Poulin*, playing June 1 - 30, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Begins June 2 At The Den Theatr Photo Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Begins June 2 At The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre, recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to continue its 2018 Season with Sam Chanse's contemplative new drama THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION, directed by company member Jen Poulin*, playing June 2 - 30, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at brokennosetheatre.com. Tickets for all Broken Nose Theatre productions are available on a "pay-what-you-can" basis, allowing patrons to set their own price and ensuring theatre remains economically accessible for all audiences. The press opening is Monday, June 4 at 7:30 pm.

Casting Announced For Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION Photo Casting Announced For Broken Nose Theatre's THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION
by Julie Musbach - Apr 27, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre, recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award, is pleased to announce casting for Sam Chanse's contemplative new drama THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION, directed by company member Jen Poulin*

Broken Nose Theatre To Receive BIC Emerging Theatre Award Photo Broken Nose Theatre To Receive BIC Emerging Theatre Award
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2018

The League of Chicago Theatres announces Broken Nose Theatre as the recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award. The award will be presented at the League of Chicago Theatres Gala on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place.

Photo Flash: Broken Nose Theatre Premieres KINGDOM Photo Photo Flash: Broken Nose Theatre Premieres KINGDOM
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to launch its 2018 Season with the world premiere of resident playwright Michael Allen Harris' kitchen sink comedy KINGDOM, directed by Kanome Jones.

Broken Nose Theatre Presents World Premiere of KINGDOM at The Den Theatre Photo Broken Nose Theatre Presents World Premiere of KINGDOM at The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Feb 2, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to launch its 2018 Season with the world premiere of resident playwright Michael Allen Harris' kitchen sink comedy KINGDOM, directed by Kanome Jones.

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced! Photo 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced!
by Misha Davenport - Jan 17, 2018

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced!

Casting Announced for Broken Nose Theatre's KINGDOM at The Den Theatre Photo Casting Announced for Broken Nose Theatre's KINGDOM at The Den Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2018

Following its hit production of AT THE TABLE, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of resident playwright Michael Allen Harris' kitchen sink comedy KINGDOM, directed by Kanome Jones.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ALADDIN Leads Best Tour! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ALADDIN Leads Best Tour!
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR THE MUSICAL Leads Best New Wor Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR THE MUSICAL Leads Best New Work!
by Alan Henry - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Fremont's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Leads Be Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; Fremont's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Leads Best Production for Young Audiences!
by Alan Henry - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR Leads for Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR Leads for Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

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