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Jimbo Pestano is Chicago-based actor and performer. Jimbo identifies as genderqueer and pronouns include they/them/their. They have worked with About Face Youth Theatre, The Route 66 Theatre Company, and The National New Play Network. They have worked with AFYT for 5 years and credits include ... (read more)
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Jimbo Pestano is Chicago-based actor and performer. Jimbo identifies as genderqueer and pronouns include they/them/their. They have worked with About Face Youth Theatre, The Route 66 Theatre Company, and The National New Play Network. They have worked with AFYT for 5 years and credits include ... (read more)
Random Acts Announces Site-Specific COLUMBINUSRandom Acts Announces Site-Specific COLUMBINUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Random Acts announces columbinus by the United States Theatre Project. The site-specific production will be directed by Nora Lise Ulrey and will take place at Unity Lutheran Church (1212 W. Balmoral Ave, Chicago) from June 5-14, 2019. Tickets are currently available at RandomActsChicago.com. Proceeds from the performances will benefit The Brady Campaign. Press is invited to attend any performance the first week. (more...)

Jimbo Pestano And Christian Siebert Named Random Acts Artistic AssociatesJimbo Pestano And Christian Siebert Named Random Acts Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Random Acts has announced Jimbo Pestano and Christian Siebert as the company's newest Artistic Associates. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's TEN 2019Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's TEN 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The Gift Theatre presents TEN 2019, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino. (more...)

The Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2019: Festival Of Ten-Minute World Premiere PlaysThe Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2019: Festival Of Ten-Minute World Premiere Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The Gift Theatre is pleased to present TEN 2019, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino. TEN will play January 10 - 20, 2019 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Tickets for TEN are free for Gift subscribers and $10 for the general public. Tickets are currently available by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071 or visiting thegifttheatre.org. (more...)

Random Acts, About Face Youth Theatre And Pride Films & Plays Announce THE LARAMIE PROJECT ReadingRandom Acts, About Face Youth Theatre And Pride Films & Plays Announce THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

Random Acts, About Face Youth Theatre and Pride Films & Plays have announced a special 20th Anniversary Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moises Kaufman, directed by Jason Gerace. The event, set to feature some of Chicago's best talent, will take place on Sunday, November 4 at 7:30pm at Pride Films and Plays' Broadway space. Tickets are tiered from $5-20 and can be purchased at www.RandomActsChicago.com. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: About Face Youth Theatre Presents SCARY STORIES TO SAVE YOUR LIFEPhoto Flash: About Face Youth Theatre Presents SCARY STORIES TO SAVE YOUR LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The About Face Theatre Youth Theatre Ensemble is pleased to present the world premiere of SCARY STORIES TO SAVE YOUR LIFE, horror-inspired tales informed by the social and political anxieties facing today's LGBTQ+ youth, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by Associate Director of About Face Youth Theatre Donny Acosta and special guests. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of BRAVE LIKE THEM at About Face Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of BRAVE LIKE THEM, a punk-infused exploration of the underground "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and co-directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Coordinator Kieran Kredell. (more...)

TEST DRIVE is Under Way at Route 66 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 3rd annual TEST DRIVE has begun! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AD HOC [HOME], Opening Tonight at About Face Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

About Face Theatre presents the world premiere of AD HOC [HOME], a devised play exploring 'family' written by and featuring members of the the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Associate Kieran Kredell. AD HOC [HOME] will play now through July 31, 2016 at the Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, July 22, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at About Face Youth Theatre's 15 BREATHS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of 15 BREATHS, written by and featuring members of the the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at About Face Theatre's CHECKING BOXES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

About Face Theatre, in association with the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, is pleased to present the world premiere of Checking Boxes by Shannon Matesky in collaboration with the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble, directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and featuring Youth Ensemble members. AFT's annual youth production will play Thursday and Friday evenings, now through August 1, 2014 at parks across the City. All performances are FREE and open to the public. The press opening is tonight, July 11 at 7 pm at Washington Park. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage! (more...)