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Mike Tutaj's designs have been seen and heard on the stages of TimeLine Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, The Court Theatre, American Theater Company, Teatro Vista, The Hypocrites, Silk Road Theatre Project and many more. ... (read complete bio)
 
Mike Tutaj Headshot

Bio:
Mike Tutaj's designs have been seen and heard on the stages of TimeLine Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, The Court Theatre, American Theater Company, Teatro Vista, The Hypocrites, Silk Road Theatre Project and many more. ... (read complete bio)
TimeLine Theatre to Present World Premiere of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS Photo TimeLine Theatre to Present World Premiere of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

TimeLine Company Member Ron OJ Parson directs Abercrumbie’s startling new work, which was developed through the company’s Playwrights Collective and now serves as the first production in TimeLine’s 25th Anniversary season.

Paramount Theatre to Present GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL Photo Paramount Theatre to Present GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

Set your alarm to see Groundhog Day: The Musical, based on the classic Bill Murray film comedy, because the forecast calls for Paramount Artistic Director Jim Corti to direct another signature blockbuster musical comedy.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; KINKY BOOTS at Pramount The Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; KINKY BOOTS at Pramount Theatre Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ONU Theatre's STILL Leads B Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ONU Theatre's STILL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Casting Announced For GEM OF THE OCEAN at the Goodman Photo Casting Announced For GEM OF THE OCEAN at the Goodman
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Resident Director Chuck Smith, who served as the original production's dramaturg, directs a cast of seven‚ÄĒfeaturing Sharif Atkins (Citizen Barlow), Sydney Charles (Black Mary), Lisa Gaye Dixon (Aunt Ester), Gary Houston (Rutherford Selig), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Caesar), A.C. Smith (Eli) and James A. Williams (Solly Two Kings).

Definition Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of AMERICA V.2.1: THE SAD DEMISE AND EVE Photo Definition Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of AMERICA V.2.1: THE SAD DEMISE AND EVENTUAL EXTINCTION OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2021

Definition Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of¬†America v.2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of the American Negro¬†by¬†Stacey Rose¬†and directed by Artistic Director¬†Tyrone Phillips.¬†America V.2.1¬†will stream virtually on demand from¬†November 2¬†‚Äď November¬†21, 2021.¬†The virtual press opening will stream on¬†November 2, 2021.¬†This production was filmed at the Vittum Theater in Noble Square.

PlayMakers Laboratory Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Photo PlayMakers Laboratory Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021

PlayMakers Laboratory will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its popular sketch comedy revue That's Weird, Grandma with a free digital special on Thursday, August 5 from 5:30 ‚Äď 7:30 pm. PML will host an in-person viewing party at The Annoyance¬†Theater, 851 W. Belmont Ave. (proof of vaccine required) in Chicago or guests may stream the show on Facebook Live.

Chicago Shakespeare Returns to Live Performances with AS YOU LIKE IT; Casts & Creativ Photo Chicago Shakespeare Returns to Live Performances with AS YOU LIKE IT; Casts & Creatives for Chicago ShakesSTREAM Revealed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater will welcome artists back to make theater again as dozens of actors, directors, designers, and technicians are busy creating upcoming productions, captured live in the Theater's performance spaces and streaming on-demand for audiences at home via the new Chicago ShakesSTREAM platform. 

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by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Return Of The Ruffians' BURNING BL Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Return Of The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its latest virtual offering, the holiday return of The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard. Written by Jay Torrence and directed by Halena Kays, Burning Bluebeard is available for streaming Friday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.

52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE at Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE at Alliance Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

Performances start next week for the Alliance Theatre's family production, NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE, with book and lyrics by award-winning author and illustrator Mo Willems (Knuffle Bunny, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, the Elephant and Piggie series) and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma (Elephant and Piggie's: We Are In A Play, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical).  Get a peek inside the first day of rehearsal!

Ensemble Theatre to Present the Regional Premiere of PIPELINE Photo Ensemble Theatre to Present the Regional Premiere of PIPELINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is going back to school with the regional premiere drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, the acclaimed MacArthu 'Genius' Grant playwright. This 2018 Obie Award-winning play powerfully brings an urgent conversation to the forefront, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future-without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.

TimeLine Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS Photo TimeLine Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 20, 2020

Chicago playwright and TimeLine Theatre Company Member Tyla Abercrumbie weaves a mother's past with her daughters' present in Relentlessa?"her world premiere play developed through the company's Playwrights Collective and presented as the culmination of TimeLine's 23rd season, running May 6 a?" June 27, 2020.

BWW Review: Lift Up Your Hands for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Milwaukee Rep Photo BWW Review: Lift Up Your Hands for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Milwaukee Rep
by Kelsey Lawler - Feb 4, 2020

Days later I'm craving the songs, the performances a?" to witness the staging once more, to see what else I can pick up on, or to experience what new twist Rodin will bring to another evening's show. No two will be alike. But I feel I can confidently say that each one will end with a standing ovation, hands lifted in openness and praise.  

Paramount Theatre Completes Casting for World Premiere Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCE Photo Paramount Theatre Completes Casting for World Premiere Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 30, 2020

Paramount Theatre announces the addition of two principal cast members a?" Sydney Morton and Melody A. Betts a?" both making their Paramount debuts in its upcoming world premiere musical The Secret of My Success.

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Opens At Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Opens At Porchlight Music Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents The Ruffians' Burning Bluebeard, making its downtown debut at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, December 13 - 27.

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's BURNING BLUEBEARD Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's BURNING BLUEBEARD
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to present The Ruffians' Burning Bluebeard, making its downtown debut at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, December 13 ‚Äď 27. Now in its eighth year, this annual tradition for many is a fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire, written by Jay Torrence and directed by Halena Kays. Previews are Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. Opening Night is Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. with the performance schedule Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21 at 3:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 and 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 26 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, Dec 27 at 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and are on sale now at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.

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