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Chicago Shakespeare Returns to Live Performances with AS YOU LIKE IT; Casts & Creativ Photo Chicago Shakespeare Returns to Live Performances with AS YOU LIKE IT; Casts & Creatives for Chicago ShakesSTREAM Revealed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater will welcome artists back to make theater again as dozens of actors, directors, designers, and technicians are busy creating upcoming productions, captured live in the Theater's performance spaces and streaming on-demand for audiences at home via the new Chicago ShakesSTREAM platform. 

New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Ki Photo New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Kinosian and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of the 30th installment of its virtual New Works Series on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals It Came From Outer Space and Broken Ground.

Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtua Photo Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.

Court Theatre Continues Thought Series With THE BACCHAE + CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATIONS Photo Court Theatre Continues Thought Series With THE BACCHAE + CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, continues its Theatre & Thought series with Euripides' The Bacchae + Contemporary Adaptations.

VIDEO: Cast of SIX, Heather Headley & More Will Toast Shakespeare's Birthday with Chi Photo VIDEO: Cast of SIX, Heather Headley & More Will Toast Shakespeare's Birthday with Chicago Shakespeare Theater- Live at 8:30pm!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a one-night-only streaming event Toast to Shakespeare's Birthday! tomorrow, Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Central Time.

Casting Announced For Chicago Shakespeare Theater's AS YOU LIKE IT Photo Casting Announced For Chicago Shakespeare Theater's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of As You Like It, presented April 30a?"June 21, 2020 in the Courtyard Theater. This vibrant, '60s-inspired adaptation infuses Shakespeare's romantic comedy with the hit songs of The Beatlesa?"lifting the playwright's timeless verse in beautiful harmony with the immortal music of the a?oeFab Four.a??

Photo Flash: Writer's Theatre Presents Lydia Diamond's STICK FLY Photo Photo Flash: Writer's Theatre Presents Lydia Diamond's STICK FLY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2020

Sibling rivalries and parental expectations come to a head as family secrets emerge during a weekend away that becomes more ‚Äúinterrogation‚ÄĚ than ‚Äúrelaxation‚ÄĚ in this witty and moving rollercoaster of a family comedy-drama.

STICK FLY Announced At Writers Theatre Photo STICK FLY Announced At Writers Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2020

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019/20 Season with Stick Fly, written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by WT Resident Director Ron OJ Parson. Stick Fly runs February 5, 2020 a?" March 15, 2020 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY Extends Through December 22 at Northlight Theatre Photo THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY Extends Through December 22 at Northlight Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Jessica Thebus. The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley has been extended for an additional five performances and will now run through December 22, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.

STICK FLY Comes To Writers Theatre February 2020 Photo STICK FLY Comes To Writers Theatre February 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 15, 2019

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019/20 Season with Stick Fly, written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by WT Resident Director Ron OJ Parson. Stick Fly runs February 5, 2020 a?" March 15, 2020 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. 

Northlight Presents The World Premiere Of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Photo Northlight Presents The World Premiere Of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2019-2020 season with the World Premiere of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Jessica Thebus. The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley runs November 7 a?" December 15, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8pm.

BWW Review: BERNHARDT/HAMLET at Goodman Theatre Photo BWW Review: BERNHARDT/HAMLET at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Sep 25, 2019

Terri McMahon's performance and Theresa Rebeck's script demonstrate that Sarah Bernhardt was not one to back down from a challenge, either on the stage or in life.

Photo Flash: A First Look At BERNHARDT/HAMLET At Goodman Theatre Photo Photo Flash: A First Look At BERNHARDT/HAMLET At Goodman Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 18, 2019

Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck celebrates and sends up the art of theater-making through a look at the original diva-legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt-as she defies gender norms to assume the role of a lifetime.

Northlight Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLE Photo Northlight Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 5, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2019-2020 season with the World Premiere of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Jessica Thebus. The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley runs November 7 a?" December 15, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8pm.     

The Goodman's BERNHARDT/HAMLET Begins Performances September 14th Photo The Goodman's BERNHARDT/HAMLET Begins Performances September 14th
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck celebrates and sends up the art of theater-making through a look at the original diva-legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt-as she defies gender norms to assume the role of a lifetime.

Erasing the Distance Proudly Presents DOCFEST2019 Photo Erasing the Distance Proudly Presents DOCFEST2019
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 27, 2019

This year, Erasing the Distance's festival of new work takes place in September. DocFest2019 includes four feature productions, an evening of special events/speaker, and a two day (reservation-only) methodology workshop. 

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting For 45th Season Photo Northlight Theatre Announces Casting For 45th Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2019

Northlight Theatre announces casting for its 45th season, opening with Mother of the Maid by Jane Anderson, directed by BJ Jones and featuring Kate Fry (Isabelle Arc), Kareem Bandealy (Jacques Arc), Hayley Burgess (Moniqueus Joan), Ricardo Gutierrez (Father GilbertChamberlainGuardScribe), Casey Morris (Pierre Arc), Grace Smith (Joan Arc) and Penelope Walker (Lady of the Court).

Writers Theatre Announces Casting For 2019/20 Season Photo Writers Theatre Announces Casting For 2019/20 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 7, 2019

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce initial casting for the company's previously announced 2019/20 season.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 1, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

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