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Ginger Thatcher Will Be on the Faculty of Ballet Arts, Inc.'s Summer Intensive Photo Ginger Thatcher Will Be on the Faculty of Ballet Arts, Inc.'s Summer Intensive
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

GINGER THATCHER will be on the faculty of Ballet Arts, Inc.’s Summer Intensive which will be taking place from June 13-17, 2022 in Jackson, Tennessee. Ms. Thatcher will be teaching musical theater, jazz, and modern dance classes for the participants in this year’s Summer Intensive.

World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Photo World Premiere of THERE'S ALWAYS THE HUDSON to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present the world premiere of THERE’S ALWAYS THE HUDSON, Paola Lázaro’s exploration of what lies beneath rage and anger when partners in pain agree to torment those who have tormented them.

Shattered Globe Theatre Announces New Ensemble Members & Artistic Associates Photo Shattered Globe Theatre Announces New Ensemble Members & Artistic Associates
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the addition of six new Ensemble Members and six new Artistic Associates. Ensemble members include Demetra Dee, Tina M. Jach, Tina Muñoz Pandya, Hailey Rakowiecki, Jazzma Pryor and Devonte E. Washington. Artistic Associates include Mikey Gray, Lawrence Grimm, Jason Lynch, David Antonio Reed, Adam Schulmerich and Leslie Ann Sheppard.

Goodman Theatre Announces Artistic Updates Photo Goodman Theatre Announces Artistic Updates
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022

With two major revivals on stage helmed by Artistic Collective members—August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith (through February 27) and Manilow Resident Director Mary Zimmerman's The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (February 11 – March 20)—the Goodman announces several artistic updates as its 2021/2022 “Homecoming” Season continues.

Asolo Rep Presents THE GREAT LEAP, Febaruary 9-April 2 Photo Asolo Rep Presents THE GREAT LEAP, Febaruary 9-April 2
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly presents the third and final show of its 2022 winter repertory season – Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP. Vanessa Stalling returns to direct the comedic drama, which was days away from its first performance when it was cancelled because of the pandemic in March of 2020.

Kane Repertory Theatre Presents VENUS IN FUR Photo Kane Repertory Theatre Presents VENUS IN FUR
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2022

Kane Repertory Theatre presents an in person production of David Ive's Venus in Fur at Side Street Studio in Elgin, IL. The play is directed by Jeff Award winner and Goodman's current Maggio Directing Fellow, Spenser Davis. The production premieres February 4th and runs through February 20th with performances at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 2:00 pm matinees on Sundays. Tickets can be purchased here.

Goodman Theatre Announces the 2021 NEW STAGES FESTIVAL Photo Goodman Theatre Announces the 2021 NEW STAGES FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021

The Goodman announces its six-project line-up of the 17th annual New Stages Festival, running December 1-19.

Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022 Photo Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.

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.

Steep Theatre Expands Ensemble Photo Steep Theatre Expands Ensemble
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020

Steep Theatre will welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Laura Alcalá Baker, Debo Balogun, Chris Chmelik, Destini Huston, Omer Abbas Salem, and Joe Schermoly are Steep’s newest Ensemble Members. All six of these artists have played pivotal roles in Steep’s artistic development over the past several years, and the company is honored to have them involved in shaping the organization’s future.

Goodman Theatre Hosts Virtual Premiere of STATEVILLE VOICES Photo Goodman Theatre Hosts Virtual Premiere of STATEVILLE VOICES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

Goodman Theatre has announced Stateville Voices, the virtual premiere of three new short plays-Parameters of Closeness by André Patterson; Ain't Nothing Like Quality Time by Taurean Decatur; and Comic Books and Candy by Antonio McDowell-all directed by former Goodman Michael Maggio Fellow Sydney Chatman.

Asolo Rep Presents Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP Photo Asolo Rep Presents Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2020

Asolo Rep, in conjunction with Miami New Drama, presents THE GREAT LEAP, a sharp-witted new drama by award-winning playwright Lauren Yee. Directed by Vanessa Stalling, THE GREAT LEAP previews March 18 and 19, opens March 20 and runs through April 11 in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

CECA Will Welcome Award Winning Erica Weiss For A Week Of Workshops And Special Event Photo CECA Will Welcome Award Winning Erica Weiss For A Week Of Workshops And Special Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

From Monday, March 2nd - Thursday March 5th, the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) will welcome award winning director/playwright/showrunner Erica Weiss to campus for a series of workshops and public events. Ms. Weiss is visiting APSU as an Acuff Chair of Excellence with the support of CECA.

Ginger Thatcher and Violeta Angelova Will Be Guest Teachers at The Goh Ballet Academy Photo Ginger Thatcher and Violeta Angelova Will Be Guest Teachers at The Goh Ballet Academy
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

GINGER THATCHER, former principal dancer of the Cleveland Ballet, will be a guest teacher from March 23-27, 2020, and VIOLETA ANGELOVA, former principal dancer of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, will be a guest teacher from July 20-August 1, 2020 at the Goh Ballet Academy. Ms. Thatcher will be a guest teacher for the New a?" Spring Performance Workshop, and Ms. Angelova will be a member of the faculty for the International Summer Intensive.

Goodman Theatre Names 2019/2020 Playwrights Unit Photo Goodman Theatre Names 2019/2020 Playwrights Unit
by Julie Musbach - Aug 14, 2019

Today, the Goodman named four Chicago-based writers to its Playwrights Unit

Haven Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Haven Announces 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2019

Haven Theatre, newly rebranded as "Haven," announces its 2019-20 Season, kicking off this fall with its fifth consecutive DIRECTORS HAVEN, three short plays showcasing the talents of early career directors, each with razor-sharp and inspiring visions for their work and our industry. Helming this year's productions are Lauren Katz, Aaron Mays and AJ Schwartz.

The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY Photo The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY Photo Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

The Gift Theatre announces casting for its Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny, and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Photo Flash: First Look at The Goodman's TWILIGHT BOWL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The Goodman's TWILIGHT BOWL
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2019

Pulitzer Prize finalist and Goodman Artistic Associate Rebecca Gilman marks her ninth production (and seventh world premiere) with Twilight Bowl-featuring an all-female company. Set in a rural Wisconsin bowling alley, the coming-of-age story focuses on six women struggling to define their own version of success. Erica Weiss-co-creator and -executive producer of the upcoming CBS series The Red Line and former Goodman Theatre Michael Maggio Directing Fellow-directs the world-premiere production. 

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