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Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+ Photo Outdoor and Online Programming Expands Goodman Audiences by 150,000+
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021

Over the past year, more than 150,000 people consumed Goodman's 12 online streaming productions, beginning with Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play directed by Lili-Anne Brown.

Casting Announced For Free Future Labs Reading Of TOKENS OF PROMISE, March 20 Photo Casting Announced For Free Future Labs Reading Of TOKENS OF PROMISE, March 20
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 17, 2021

Goodman Theatre announces the cast for the FREE live reading of its third Future Labs' play,¬†Tokens of Promise¬†by¬†Ada A.¬†directed by¬†Sydney Chatman. In addition, Christina Anderson's How To Catch Creation, directed by Niegel Smith, launches the Encore series‚ÄĒfour plays from the theater's ‚Äúvideo vault‚ÄĚ curated by the Goodman's Artistic team.

Goodman Theatre to Present Virtual Readings of THE SECRETARIES and TOKENS OF PROMISE Photo Goodman Theatre to Present Virtual Readings of THE SECRETARIES and TOKENS OF PROMISE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 11, 2021

Goodman Theatre announces two Future Labs FREE virtual readings for February and March‚ÄĒThe Secretaries¬†by¬†Omer Abbas Salem, directed by¬†Audrey Francis¬†and¬†Tokens of Promise¬†by¬†Ada A., directed by¬†Sydney Chatman.

Casting Announced For Goodman Theatre's Free Future Labs Reading Of LAYLINA Photo Casting Announced For Goodman Theatre's Free Future Labs Reading Of LAYLINA
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 27, 2021

Goodman Theatre announces the full cast for the FREE live reading of Layalina, January 30 at 7pm, continuing work on the first project of the new Future Labs program. The full SWANA (South West Asian, North African) cast all make their Goodman debuts with this reading; find the full cast list below.

Goodman Theatre Present LAYLINA Virtual Reading January 30 Photo Goodman Theatre Present LAYLINA Virtual Reading January 30
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 14, 2021

Layalina by Martin Yousif Zebari, the first play of Goodman Theatre's Future Labs, makes its virtual debut, launching the theater's newest effort to develop new plays. Directed by Azar Kazemi, Layalina examines how families maintain their love in the midst of turbulent global and social change.

New BIPOC FUTURE LABS Play Series Now Accepting Submissions Photo New BIPOC FUTURE LABS Play Series Now Accepting Submissions
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 19, 2020

Calling all bold, imaginative new plays authored by artists of color for Future Labs‚ÄĒGoodman Theatre's newest artistic program to develop works authored and directed by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, AAPI and other artists of color.

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces New Artistic Leadership Photo Sideshow Theatre Company Announces New Artistic Leadership
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2020

Sideshow Theatre Company's longtime artistic director Jonathan L. Green announced he will step down this fall after helming the company for 13 years. Green will be succeeded by ensemble member and artistic director elect Regina Victor, with ensemble member Justin J. Sacramone serving as the company's associate artistic director. Green will continue his work with Sideshow as an artistic company member.

Sideshow Theatre To Stream TILIKUM - One Night Benefit For #LetUsBreathe Collective Photo Sideshow Theatre To Stream TILIKUM - One Night Benefit For #LetUsBreathe Collective
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2020

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to present a one-night-only streaming revival of its 2018 hit Tilikum on Friday, June 19 at 7 pm CDT, a benefit for the #LetUsBreathe Collective in honor of Juneteenth and the Black Lives Matter movement, and in solidarity with the protests in Chicago and around the world for an end to State-sponsored violence against Black bodies. The presentation will include remarks and conversation with some of the artists who created it.

Sideshow Theatre Welcomes New Ensemble Members Photo Sideshow Theatre Welcomes New Ensemble Members
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 26, 2020

Sideshow Theatre Company has  announced the addition of three new ensemble members: Calamity West, Regina Victor and Justin J. Sacramone.

Sideshow Theatre Streams Philip Dawkins' THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH Photo Sideshow Theatre Streams Philip Dawkins' THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2020

Sideshow Theatre Company is offering pay-what-you-wish online streaming of its 2016 hit production The Happiest Place on Earth, written and performed by Jeff Award-winning playwright and Sideshow artistic associate Philip Dawkins and directed by Sideshow artistic director Jonathan L. Green. To stream the video, visit sideshowtheatre.org/stream.

Sideshow Theatre Presents the World Premiere of PRO-AM At Victory Gardens Theater Photo Sideshow Theatre Presents the World Premiere of PRO-AM At Victory Gardens Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2020

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its 2019-20 season with the world premiere of Brynne Frauenhoffer's brash, incisive comedy Pro-Am, directed by artistic associate Regina Victor*, playing May 17 a?" June 21, 2020 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. 

Brian Pastor Named Sideshow Theatre Company's New Executive Director Photo Brian Pastor Named Sideshow Theatre Company's New Executive Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company has announced the appointment of Brian Pastor as its new Executive Director effective this month. Pastor succeeds Stephanie Weddell, who has served alongside Artistic Director Jonathan L. Green since April 2016.

Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Presents X Photo Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Presents X
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company opens its 2019-20 season with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*. X will play September 22 ‚Äď October 27, 2019

Sideshow Theatre's X Begins September 22 Photo Sideshow Theatre's X Begins September 22
by Julie Musbach - Aug 23, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company opens its 2019-20 season with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*. X will play September 22 a?" October 27, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Casting Announced for Sideshow Theatre's X Photo Casting Announced for Sideshow Theatre's X
by Julie Musbach - Aug 15, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company announces casting for its U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*.

Sideshow Theatre Presents X At Victory Gardens Theater Photo Sideshow Theatre Presents X At Victory Gardens Theater
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company opens its 2019-20 season with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*. X will play September 22 a?" October 27, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Sideshow Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 18, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company announce sits 2019-20 Season, launching this fall with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green. The season concludes next spring with the world premiere of Brynne Frauenhoffer's brash, incisive comedy PRO-AM, directed by artistic associate Regina Victor.

Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Co. & Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Present Midwest Prem Photo Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Co. & Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Present Midwest Premiere Of SOMETHING CLEAN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble present the Midwest premiere of Selina Fillinger's breathtaking new drama SOMETHING CLEAN, directed by Lauren Shouse, playing June 16 - July 21, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Sideshow And Rivendell Theatre Present SOMETHING CLEAN Photo Sideshow And Rivendell Theatre Present SOMETHING CLEAN
by Julie Musbach - May 16, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble present the Midwest premiere of Selina Fillinger's breathtaking new drama SOMETHING CLEAN, directed by Lauren Shouse, playing June 16 - July 21, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Sideshow & Rivendell Theatres Announce Casting For SOMETHING CLEAN Photo Sideshow & Rivendell Theatres Announce Casting For SOMETHING CLEAN
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 9, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble are pleased to announce casting for the Midwest premiere of Selina Fillinger's breathtaking new drama SOMETHING CLEAN, directed by Lauren Shouse.

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