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Bio:
Lucinda Johnston was raised in Green Bay, WI and currently resides in Chicago, IL. Chicago stage credits include work with A Red Orchid Theatre, Northlight Theatre, A Side Project Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, Rare Terra Theatre, American Theatre Company, Citadel Theatre, Stage Left and Metropolis ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lucinda Johnston was raised in Green Bay, WI and currently resides in Chicago, IL. Chicago stage credits include work with A Red Orchid Theatre, Northlight Theatre, A Side Project Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, Rare Terra Theatre, American Theatre Company, Citadel Theatre, Stage Left and Metropolis ... (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020.

First Folio Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo First Folio Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020. The indefatigable Jeeves and his balmy employer Bertie Wooster are back. Once again, Bertie finds himself suffering the slings and arrows of misfortune at the hands of his relatives, caught between the magisterial machinations of his fierce Aunt Agatha and the plaintive pleadings of his cousin Egbert. Throw in the imperious Sir Roderick Glossop and the sexy chanteuse Red Hot Maisie Dawson, and you've got another precarious predicament that cannot be overcomea??unless one calls upon the redoubtable Jeeves to save the day.

Director and Full Cast and Announced for THE SUFFRAGE PLAYS Photo Director and Full Cast and Announced for THE SUFFRAGE PLAYS
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the opening production of Artemisia's season a?" THE SUFFRAGE PLAYS - an evening of three one-act comedies from the Suffrage Theatre, a vital element of the British Women's Suffrage Movement.

BWW Reviews: First Stage LUCHADORA! Wrestles with Human Super Heroes to Win Fans
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 17, 2015

First Stage's World Premiere LUCHADORA! introduces the world of lucha Libre, or Mexican sport wrestling, to Milwaukee this spring in an exciting play were the thumps and bumps against the ring ropes thrill the audience. Playwright Alvaro Saar Rios relates a multi-layered story based on the cultural heritage and legacy of the Mexican phenomena lucha Libre where the wrestlers behind individually created face masks and costumes become human super heroes for legions of fans.

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS Opens in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Nominated in 2008 for 13 Tony Awards, taking home four including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestration, In the Heights is an exuberant contemporary musical that follows three days in the lives of residents living in New York's largely Hispanic Washington Heights neighborhood. Aurora's Paramount Theatre launched its third Broadway subscription series today with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Press opening is tonight, September 14 at 8 p.m. Performances run through October 6, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Nominated in 2008 for 13 Tony Awards, taking home four including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestration, In the Heights is an exuberant contemporary musical that follows three days in the lives of residents living in New York's largely Hispanic Washington Heights neighborhood. Aurora's Paramount Theatre launched its third Broadway subscription series today with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Press opening is Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m. Performances run through October 6, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Paramount Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will launch its third Broadway subscription series this September with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Performances are tonight, September 11 through October 6, 2013. Press opening is Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m. Scroll down for a first look at the cast!

IN THE HEIGHTS Kicks Off Paramount's 2013-14 Broadway Series in Aurora Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will launch its third Broadway subscription series this September with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Performances are tonight, September 11 through October 6, 2013. Press opening is Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Paramount Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will launch its third Broadway subscription series this September with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Performances are September 11 through October 6, 2013. Press opening is Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m. Scroll down for a first look at the cast!

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 14th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 14, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Three major local premieres begin this week ('Next To Normal,' '9 To 5' and 'The Color Purple'), plus coverage of LOW's 'Cabaret,' two Cole Porter revues, busy Circle Theatre, 'Persuasion' is back, and 'In The Heights' and 'Hello, Dolly!' get their casts. It's a big Mosh Pit!

IN THE HEIGHTS to Kick Off Paramount's 2013-14 Broadway Series in Aurora, 9/11-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will launch its third Broadway subscription series this September with the first local professional staging of In the Heights, one of Broadway's most acclaimed contemporary musicals, a potent reminder of the importance of chasing one's dreams, and the show all of Chicago will be talking about this fall. Performances are September 11 through October 6, 2013. Press opening is Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m.

Photo Flash: Rhea Perlman, Danny DeVito & More at Opening Night of STELLA & LOU
by Christina Mancuso - May 15, 2013

On Friday, May 10th, guests enjoyed an opportunity to mix and mingle with the cast & crew of Northlight Theatre's production of Stella & Lou , including Ed Flynn, Francis Guinan and Rhea Perlman. Room & Board hosted the post-performance event in their Skokie showroom where guests enjoyed signature "The Stella" and "The Lou" cocktails provided by Real Russian Vodka and catering provided by Pure Kitchen Catering. Check out the photos below!

the side project's ELSEWHERE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2013

At the heart of Elsewhere, which receives its world premiere in this production, is a mother-son relationship set in an inner-ring suburb of Chicago in 1969. In the play, widowed single mother Monica squirrels away money to help her 16-year-old son Adam avoid the draft and considers an affair with her divorced boss. Meanwhile, Adam starts a romantic and physical relationship with his uninhibited girlfriend Dana, and resists the advice of the lonely high school counselor he used to trust. Monica's old high school friend Bonnie deals with the loss of affection from her alcoholic husband and her absent son who enlisted to fight in Vietnam. In this touching, insightful and frequently funny play, each of the five characters is dealing with the loss of a relationship and struggling to build new ones in the midst of a frighteningly changing world.

the side project's ELSEWHERE Opens 3/24
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 11, 2013

At the heart of Elsewhere, which receives its world premiere in this production, is a mother-son relationship set in an inner-ring suburb of Chicago in 1969. In the play, widowed single mother Monica squirrels away money to help her 16-year-old son Adam avoid the draft and considers an affair with her divorced boss. Meanwhile, Adam starts a romantic and physical relationship with his uninhibited girlfriend Dana, and resists the advice of the lonely high school counselor he used to trust. Monica's old high school friend Bonnie deals with the loss of affection from her alcoholic husband and her absent son who enlisted to fight in Vietnam. In this touching, insightful and frequently funny play, each of the five characters is dealing with the loss of a relationship and struggling to build new ones in the midst of a frighteningly changing world.

World Premieres by Graney, Tenges, & More Conclude The Side Project 2012-2013 Season
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 29, 2012

Continuing its mission to showcase the best of the Chicago storefront scene, Rogers Park-based The Side Project continues their 2012-13 season with new plays by three high-profile Chicago artists: Sean Graney (Sugarward, opening January 5), Robert Tenges (Elsewhere, opening March 24), and nationally renowned poet, Sherod Santos (Lives of the Pigeons, opening June 1).

Photo Flash: First Look at DISFUNCTIONING: TWO BY IONESCO at Rare Terra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

Rare Terra Theatre follows its Chicago premiere of David Hirson's Wrong Mountain with Disfunctioning: Two by Ionesco at The Second Stage, 3408 North Sheffield, now through December 15. The production, comprised of acclaimed playwright Eugene Ionesco's one acts The Lesson and Jack or The Submission is directed by Rare Terra founding member Dragan Torbica. Get a first look at the productions in the photos below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Graham Brown, Catherine Price-Griffin and More in DISFUNCTIONING: TWO BY IONESCO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

Rare Terra Theatre follows its Chicago premiere of David Hirson's Wrong Mountain with Disfunctioning: Two by Ionesco at The Second Stage, 3408 North Sheffield, now playing through December 15. The production, comprised of acclaimed playwright Eugene Ionesco's one acts The Lesson and Jack or The Submission is directed by Rare Terra founding member Dragan Torbica. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below.

Rare Terra Theatre Presents DISFUNCTIONING: TWO BY IONESCO, Now thru 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

Rare Terra Theatre follows its Chicago premiere of David Hirson's Wrong Mountain with Disfunctioning: Two by Ionesco at The Second Stage, 3408 North Sheffield, tonight, November 5 - December 15.

Rare Terra Theatre Presents DISFUNCTIONING: TWO BY IONESCO, 11/5-12/15
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 29, 2012

Rare Terra Theatre follows its Chicago premiere of David Hirson's Wrong Mountain with Disfunctioning: Two by Ionesco at The Second Stage, 3408 North Sheffield, November 5 - December 15. The production, comprised of acclaimed playwright Eugene Ionesco's one acts The Lesson and Jack or The Submission is directed by Rare Terra founding member Dragan Torbica. Press opening is Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Regular performance dates and times are Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. Previews are Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range from $18 - $28 and can be purchased at www.rareterratheatre.com or call 773.305.5643.

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