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Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets S Photo Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets Starring Canada's Top Talent
by Alan Henry - Apr 7, 2021

The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953.

TimeLine Theatre Company Announces Online Programming Inspired By CAMPAIGNS, INC. Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Announces Online Programming Inspired By CAMPAIGNS, INC.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2020

TimeLine Theatre has announced online public programs and related virtual content inspired by its production of Campaigns, Inc. by Will Allan.

TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2020

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced that four new playwrights have joined its Playwrights Collective, the company's new play incubator.

TimeLine Theatre Company Has Announced 2020-21 Season Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Has Announced 2020-21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced its 24th season. The company's entire 2020-21 subscription season will be presented at its longtime home in Chicago's Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, and will feature two theatrical classics, a Chicago premiere, and the world premiere of a new play developed through TimeLine's Playwrights Collective.

Chicago Shakespeare In The Parks Brings THE COMEDY OF ERRORS To Aurora's RiverEdge Pa Photo Chicago Shakespeare In The Parks Brings THE COMEDY OF ERRORS To Aurora's RiverEdge Park
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2019

Make haste to downtown Aurora when Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks brings its summer touring production, The Comedy of Errors, to Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, for a free performance on Saturday, August 3.

BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE at Goodman Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - May 14, 2019

Goodman Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE is one of the most inventive and playful productions of Shakespeare I've seen.

Photo Flash: First Look At THE WINTER'S TALE At Goodman Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At THE WINTER'S TALE At Goodman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2019

No modern American director is better at making a play's iconic moments pop with fresh irreverence' (Chicago Tribune). Artistic Director Robert Falls reimagines The Winter's Tale-one of William Shakespeare's final and most wildly theatrical works-following his celebrated revivals of Measure for Measure (2013) and King Lear (2006) at Goodman Theatre. 

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Announces Free Summer 2019 Tour Photo Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Announces Free Summer 2019 Tour
by Sarah Hookey - May 1, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks.

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION... Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2019

Now playing in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre is Steppenwolf for Young Adults's (SYA) second play of the season, We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, written by Jackie Sibblies Drury and directed by Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle.

BWW Review: Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTAT Photo BWW Review: Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 3, 2019

Jackie Sibblies Drury's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…, currently onstage as the second production in Steppenwolf for Young Adults' season, opens up challenging questions about history, who has the right to tell what story, and how best we can represent critical moments from the past without complete information.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION... Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) second play of the 2018-19 season, which asks, "When you feel lost, how do you find your way?" Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle co-direct We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, which will include a tour to six Chicago neighborhoods in partnership with Steppenwolf Education City Connections partners, BUILD, Inc, the Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library. Each stop on the tour is open to the public and will include a community workshop, a performance of the play and a post-show discussion.

Announcing Chicago Neighborhood Tour Of SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION. Photo Announcing Chicago Neighborhood Tour Of SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) second play of the 2018-19 season, which asks, When you feel lost, how do you find your way? Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle co-direct We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German S dwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, which will include a tour to six Chicago neighborhoods in partnership with Steppenwolf Education City Connections partners, BUILD, Inc, the Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library. Each stop on the tour is open to the public and will include a community workshop, a performance of the play and a post-show discussion.

TimeLine Announces Inaugural FIRST DRAFT Playwrights Collective Festival Photo TimeLine Announces Inaugural FIRST DRAFT Playwrights Collective Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company announces its inaugural "FIRST DRAFT: A TimeLine Playwrights Collective Festival,' the culmination of the company's latest two-year new-play incubator program offering residency to Chicago-based emerging and established writers. FIRST DRAFT will take place December 1 - 3, 2018, at TimeLine's home at 615 W. Wellington Avenue in Chicago, with free public readings of new plays by current Playwrights Collective members Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Maureen Gallagher, and Calamity West. 

Steppenwolf Announces Cast For Young Adults Upcoming Show Photo Steppenwolf Announces Cast For Young Adults Upcoming Show
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announced full casting for its upcoming production of We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 by Jackie Sibblies Drury, co-directed by Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle. It's the second of SYA's 2018-19 two-play season which asks, "When You Feel Lost, How Do You Find Your Way?" The cast features Will Alan (Actor 3/Another White Man), Taylor Blim (Actor 5/Sarah), Jeffrey Owen Freelon Jr. (Actor 2/Black Man), Michael Holding (Actor 1/White Man), Daniel Kyri (Actor 3/Another Black Man) and Jennifer Latimore (Actor 6/Black Woman).

TimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate Artist Photo TimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce the addition of several new artists and community leaders to its ranks. Chicago artists Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Wardell Julius Clark, Charles Andrew Gardner, and Anish Jethmalani have been named Company Members at the theater, effective immediately. Additionally, the theater is welcoming JoAnne Dobrick, Anne Voshel, Richard G. Weinberg, and Nicholas Yassan to its Board of Directors, and Jared Bellot as a new Associate Artist.

BWW Review: THE ANTELOPE PARTY at Theater Wit Photo BWW Review: THE ANTELOPE PARTY at Theater Wit
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 21, 2018

Eric John Meyer's world premiere play THE ANTELOPE PARTY opens on a meeting in an apartment setting notable for its vast and bright collection of MY LITTLE PONY memorabilia (kudos to set designer Joe Schermoly and properties designer Jesse Gaffney for this delightful visual). In this moment, we meet the members of the Rust Belt Brony Meet Up group. The bronies (sometimes referred to as Pegasisters when they're female-identifying) are adult fans of the children's show MY LITTLE PONY. The members of the Rust Belt group, in particular, identify with the show's messages of magic and friendship and find solace among their brony counterparts.

Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced Photo Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced
by Alan Henry - Aug 23, 2017

Seven world premiere plays seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards. 158 nominations in 33 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays Photo Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon.

Victory Gardens Announces Casting for 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon.

Start Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Experience the fireworks of love-first love, unrequited love and mature love-on stage this summer, as Goodman Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!

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