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SDC Foundation Awards Cristin Carole with 2023-2024 Denham Fellowship
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2024

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has named Cristin Carole as this season’s SDCF Denham Fellow . Learn more!

August Wilson's Work Returns to the Goodman; Annual Competition Winners Advance to Finals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2024

Rehearsals for longtime August Wilson interpreter Chuck Smith’s new production of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone are underway with an all-Chicago cast. Learn more about the production.

BERLIN World Premiere, FALSETTOS & More Set for Court Theatre 70th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2024

Court Theatre has unveiled its 70th season. See which shows are a part of the lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Mildred Marie Langford, Adhana Reid and Shariba Rivers to Star in TimeLine's Chicago Premiere of NOTES FROM THE FIELD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2023

Mildred Marie Langford, Adhana Reid and Shariba Rivers will give voice to 18 real-life people caught in America’s school-to-prison pipeline in TimeLine Theatre’s Chicago premiere of Notes from the Field by Anna Deavere Smith.

Black Arts & Culture Alliance of Chicago Reveals Winners of the 23rd Annual Black Excellence Awards
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2023

The nonprofit Black Arts & Culture Alliance of Chicago has announced the winners of its 23rd Annual Black Excellence Awards, honored Monday night in a festive celebration at Black Ensemble Theater. Learn more about the winners here!

African American Arts Alliance Rebrands as the Black Arts & Culture Alliance of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2023

Discover the Black Arts & Culture Alliance of Chicago, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and showcasing Black artists. Learn about their 26-year legacy and their mission to advance excellence in the vibrant Black arts and culture sector in Chicago. Join them in celebrating Black Arts Month in October with a lineup of events and exhibitions.

Charles Newell to Transition Out of His Role as Court Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023

After a thirty-year tenure at Court Theatre, the professional theatre of the University of Chicago, Charles Newell has decided to transition out of his role as Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director in June 2024.

THE LION IN WINTER Comes to the Court Theatre in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2023

Court Theatre will open its 2023/24 season with The Lion in Winter directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Learn more about the production and how to get tickets here!

African American Arts Alliance Of Chicago Names First New President In 25 Years, Presents Black Arts Month Programs In October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2023

The nonprofit African American Arts Alliance of Chicago has announced Charlique C. Rolle as its new board president, effective immediately. Rolle is the first new president in the Alliance’s 26-year history, following the celebrated tenure of founding president Jackie Taylor. Joining Rolle as the new vice president of the Alliance is Vershawn Sanders-Ward.

Goodman Theatre, Paramount Theatre & More Nominated for 2022-2023 Equity Jeff Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 14, 2023

Discover the nominations for the 55th Anniversary Jeff Awards for Equity Theater! Find out who made the cut and get ready for the highly anticipated awards ceremony.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation is Accepting Nominations For the 2023 Zelda Fichandler Award
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2023

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announced that nominations for the Zelda Fichandler Award, for a director or choreographer who is transforming theatre in the Eastern Region, are now being accepted through August 21, 2023.  

Definition Theatre Reveals 2023 Amplify Festival Finalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2023

Definition Theatre has revealed the finalists of the Amplify Series Three New Play Commissioning Program. 

TimeLine Theatre Company to Present THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, and More in 2023-24 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, has announced its 27th season. The company's 2023-24 subscription season will launch in September with the previously announced Chicago premiere of the internationally acclaimed THE LEHMAN TRILOGY presented at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse.

A World Premiere & More Set for Court Theatre's 69th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2023

Court Theatre has announced its 69th season! See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: SEVEN GUITARS AT THE MILWAUKEE REP at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
by Cathy Jakicic - Mar 11, 2023

Milwaukee Rep's production of August Wilson's 'Seven Guitars' rich with emotionally powerful performances.

Video: Saheem Ali, Ron OJ Parson & More Receive SDCF Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2023

Watch the SDCF Awards hosted by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation!

Chicago Premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Open TimeLine Theatre 2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

TimeLine Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere production of the internationally acclaimed and Tony Award-winning play THE LEHMAN TRILOGY by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, will open the company’s upcoming 2023-2024 season.

Court Theatre to Present Spotlight Reading Series Featuring Works by Sonia Sanchez
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2023

Court Theatre will present the 2023 Spotlight Reading Series. The Spotlight Reading Series will run March 15 - 17, 2023 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS to Open at Milwaukee Repertory Theater in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2023

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will present August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, March 7 – April 2, 2023, in the Quadracci Powerhouse.

TimeLine Theatre Adds Performances of TROUBLE IN MIND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced he addition of two matinees to the current run of the company’s critically acclaimed revival of Trouble in Mind on Thursday, December 8, and Thursday, December 15, at 2 p.m.

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