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Cast Set For Highland Park Players' THE PROM
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2024


Highland Park Players will present the seven time Tony Award nominated musical, The Prom!, running  August 16th through August 25th at the McGrath Family Performing Arts Center. Learn more about the cast here!

Babes With Blades Unveils 2024 Season - 'Be Careful What You Fight For'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2023


Explore the exciting lineup of Babes With Blades' 2024 season, featuring powerful stories and empowered women on stage. Discover the dates and themes of the upcoming productions that promise to captivate audiences with their unique narratives. Don't miss out on the opportunity to witness theater that challenges and inspires.

GREASE Comes to The Beverly Theatre Guild This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022


Fifty years after its debut, “Grease” is still the word. The Beverly Theatre Guild kicks off its 60th season with a stage production of the knock-your-bobby-socks-off musical Grease at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 & 22 and 2 p.m. on Oct. 23 at the Baer Theatre at Morgan Park Academy Arts Center in Chicago.

Beverly Theatre Guild Chicago Announces Its Cast Of GREASE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022


The Beverly Theatre Guild has announced the cast for the opening show of its 60th season musical production, Grease.

Cast Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE at Beverly Theatre Guild
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2022


The Beverly Theatre Guild has announced the cast for its upcoming spring production, Legally Blonde - The Musical.

Promethean Theatre Ensemble To Return With Shakespeare's RICHARD III At The Factory, May 12 �" June 25
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022


Promethean Theatre Ensemble will return from its pandemic hiatus with a modern dress storefront production of Shakespeare's epic RICHARD III. The play will be directed by Steve Scott, an Artistic Associate with the Goodman Theatre, where he most recently directed VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE.

Steppenwolf's World Premiere Adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's 1919 Expands Public Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2021


Steppenwolf Theatre Company will open its new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with the Steppenwolf for Young Adults world premiere adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks and directed by Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Tasia A. Jones, February 2 – March 6, 2022.

Broken Nose Theatre Presents BECHDEL FEST 8: REALIGN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020


Broken Nose Theatre will present BECHDEL FEST 8: REALIGN, the company’s annual festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of femme, female-identifying, non-binary, trans and queer actors talking about things other than men.

Silent Theatre Co. Announces Two New Ensemble Members and More
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2020


Silent Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the expansion of its ensemble with two new members: Robyn Coffin and Phillip Lewis. Robyn Coffin has been working with STC since its inception and Phillip Lewis has done so for the last decade. Both members have proven to be invaluable to the company and are involved with current project scheduled for this season.

THE LAST MATCH Announced At Writers Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020


Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019/20 Season with Anna Ziegler's The Last Match, directed by Keira Fromm. The Last Match runs March 18 a?" June 7, 2020 in The Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

THE LAST MATCH Begins At Writers Theatre In March
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2019


Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2019/20 Season with Anna Ziegler's The Last Match, directed by Keira Fromm. The Last Match runs March 18 a?" June 7, 2020 in The Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.

Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Company's HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019


After charming audiences last winter, Strawdog Theatre Company's holiday hit HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS returns December 7 – 29, 2019 at 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago's Northcenter neighborhood. Based on the award-winning book by Eric Kimmel, the family classic features book and adaptation by ensemble member Michael Dailey*, music and lyrics by Jacob Combs, direction by Lauren Katz and music direction by Yair Farkas. Tickets are currently available at www.strawdog.org. The press opening is Sunday, December 8 at 1 pm.

Strawdog Theatre's HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS To Play Temple Har Zion
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2019


Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased to bring its holiday hit HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS to Temple Har Zion, 1040 N. Harlem Ave. in River Forest for four performances only, playing December 15 & 22, 2019. Tickets ($18.50 children 12 & under, $24 adults) are currently available at www.wsthz.org.

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces Casting for HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019


Strawdog Theatre Company has announced casting for its return engagement of the family-friendly holiday hit HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS, playing December 7 - 29, 2019 at 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago's Northcenter neighborhood.

Haven Hosts IN CONVERSATION WITH SONIA SANCHEZ at The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2019


Haven will host In Conversation with Sonia Sanchez, a free post-show discussion with the esteemed writer, poet and activist. Sanchez's play 2 x 2 is featured as part of DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative annually showcasing the talents of three rising directors.

Photo Flash: Haven Presents DIRECTORS HAVEN 2019 At The Den Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2019


Haven is pleased to present its fifth DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative annually showcasing the talents of three rising directors. This season, Lauren Katz directs Caryl Churchill's ambitious surrealist work THIS IS A CHAIR; Aaron Mays helms Sonia Sanchez's lyrical drama 2 x 2; and AJ Schwartz directs Dan Giles' tender yet challenging one-act HOW YOU KISS ME IS NOT HOW I LIKE TO BE KISSED. 

Strawdog Theatre Announces HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019


After charming audiences last winter, Strawdog Theatre Company's holiday hit HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS returns December 7 a?" 29, 2019

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater?
by Paul Smith - Sep 23, 2019


Chicago Shakespeare Theater's North American Premiere production of David Seidler's The King's Speech opened last week in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare and runs through October 20, 2019. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production stars Harry Hadden-Paton as Bertie and James Frain as Lionel Logue. Read the reviews below!

Casting Announced for Haven's DIRECTORS HAVEN 2019
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019


Haven is pleased to announce casting for its fifth DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative annually showcasing the talents of three rising directors. This season, Lauren Katz directs Caryl Churchill's ambitious surrealist work THIS IS A CHAIR; Aaron Mays helms Sonia Sanchez's lyrical drama 2 x 2; and AJ Schwartz directs Dan Giles' tender yet challenging one-act HOW YOU KISS ME IS NOT HOW I LIKE TO BE KISSED.

Haven's DIRECTORS HAVEN 2019 Announced At The Den Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2019


Haven is pleased to announce the line-up for its fifth DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative annually showcasing the talents of three rising directors. This season, Lauren Katz directs Caryl Churchill's ambitious surrealist work THIS IS A CHAIR; Aaron Mays helms Sonia Sanchez's lyrical drama 2 x 2; and AJ Schwartz directs Dan Giles' tender yet challenging one-act HOW YOU KISS ME IS NOT HOW I LIKE TO BE KISSED. The three productions, which will have the support of a full production team, will run back-to-back in one program. DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 2019 will play October 14 a?" 30, 2019 at Haven's resident home, The Den Theatre (2A) 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets ($10 suggested donation) go on sale Friday, September 13, 2019 at havenchi.org.

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