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Steppenwolf for Young Adults Sets ANIMAL FARM Cast, Running 10/15-11/9
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 26, 2014

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) has announced casting for the first production of its 2014/15 season, George Orwell's Animal Farm, a world premiere adaptation by Althos Low. Directed by SYA Artistic and Educational Director Hallie Gordon, the cast of professional actors features Will Allan, Jasmine Bracey, Lucy Carapetyan, Amelia Hefferon, Matt Kahler, Mildred Marie Langford, Blake Montgomery, Dana Murphy, Lance Newton and Sean Parris. Animal Farm runs October 15 - November 9, 2014; the press performance is on Saturday, October 18 at 3pm. Performances Tuesday through Friday at 10am are reserved for school groups only; public performances are scheduled Friday at 7:30pm (except October 17), Saturday at 3 and 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Single tickets ($20) are on sale now through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. School group tickets are available through Education and Community Programs Coordinator Lauren Sivak at 312-654-5643.

TimeLine Theatre Welcomes New General Manager, Associate Artists and Board Members
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 12, 2014

TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce the expansion of its full-time staff with the addition of Dan McArdle as General Manager; the appointment of new Associate Artists, including Chicago-based and soon-to-be Broadway director Kimberly Senior; and the election of new leadership for its Board of Directors, including President John M. Sirek.

TimeLine Reveals Playwrights Collective, Welcomes New Associate Artists, Board Members
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2014

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced the addition of several new artists and community leaders to its ranks with the creation of a new Playwrights Collective, plus the naming of four new Associate Artists and eight members to its Board of Directors. TIMELINE PLAYWRIGHTS COLLECTIVE Eight playwrights have been named to the inaugural year of TimeLine's Playwrights Collective: Alice Austen, Aaron Carter, John Conroy, Emily Dendinger, Wendell Etherly, Frances Limoncelli, Susan McLaughlin Karp and Brett Neveu.

American Theater Opens Revised SPEECH & DEBATE Remount Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

American Theater Company concludes 2012-2013 Season with a revised remount of Speech & Debate, written by Stephen Karam, and directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli. Speech & Debate will run tonight, May 10 - June 23, 2013, at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, IL. Press opening is Monday, May 13, at 7:00 pm.

Midwest Premiere of THE WHALE to Play Victory Gardens, 4/5-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

Victory Gardens continues its 2012-13 season with the Midwest Premiere of The Whale, written by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Joanie Schultz. The production runs April 5 - May 5, 2013 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The Press Opening is Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

American Theater to Open Revised SPEECH & DEBATE Remount, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

American Theater Company concludes 2012-2013 Season with a revised remount of Speech & Debate, written by Stephen Karam, and directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli. Speech & Debate will run May 10 - June 23, 2013, at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago, IL. Press opening is Monday, May 13, at 7:00 pm.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WHALE's Midwest Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Victory Gardens continues its 2012-13 season with the Midwest Premiere of The Whale, written by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Joanie Schultz. The production runs now through May 5, 2013 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The press opening was Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Midwest Premiere of THE WHALE Plays Victory Gardens, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

Victory Gardens continues its 2012-13 season with the Midwest Premiere of The Whale, written by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Joanie Schultz. The production runs tonight, April 5 - May 5, 2013 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The Press Opening is Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

Midwest Premiere of THE WHALE to Play Victory Gardens, 4/5-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Victory Gardens continues its 2012-13 season with the Midwest Premiere of The Whale, written by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Joanie Schultz. The production runs April 5 - May 5, 2013 at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The Press Opening is Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

BWW's Top Dayton Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Dayton in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

Steppenwolf Theatre Extends GOOD PEOPLE Through November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company adds an additional performance to the subversively funny hit season opener, Good People by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman. The production now closes on Sunday, November 18 at 3pm, with the original cast of six intact.

Sally Murphy, William Peterson, et al. Set for Steppenwolf's 2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

Chicago's Steppenwolf THeatre Company has just announced their star-studded 2011-12 season which will feature the talents of CSI's William Petersen, Sally Murphy and John Mahoney. Additionally, Amy Morton, Austin Pendleton, Frank Galati and Anna D. Shapiro are set to direct this season's productions. Check out the full details on Steppenwolf's new season below!

Steppenwolf Hosts Public Square Event With Sudhir Venkatesh Today, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2012

What does it take to make it to the top? Hard work? Pure luck? A trust fund? Audiences are diving into these questions nightly at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's current hit production of Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman. Two days before the 2012 presidential election, Steppenwolf hosts Making Money: From the Black Market to the Board Room, a deeper conversation about the relationship between class, privilege and success featuring Sudhir Venkatesh, award-winning author, professor at Columbia University and Freakonomics contributor, who will share his insights with Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. Making Money: From the Black Market to the Board Room is on November 4, 2012 at 7pm in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20) go on sale October 12 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or at steppenwolf.org. A limited number of $15 student tickets are available online using promo code "VENKATESH15". Limit 2 tickets per student; must present a valid student ID for each ticket.

Steppenwolf Extends GOOD PEOPLE Through 11/17
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 17, 2012

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends the season opener, Good People by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman. This "Four Star" (Chicago Tribune), "Highly Recommended" (Chicago-Sun-Times) production continues for five additional performances, through November 17, with the original cast of six intact. Tickets to the additional performances of Good People ($20 - $86) go on sale today, October 17 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or at steppenwolf.org.

Steppenwolf Announces Public Square Event With Sudhir Venkatesh, 11/4
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 10, 2012

What does it take to make it to the top? Hard work? Pure luck? A trust fund? Audiences are diving into these questions nightly at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's current hit production of Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman. Two days before the 2012 presidential election, Steppenwolf hosts Making Money: From the Black Market to the Board Room, a deeper conversation about the relationship between class, privilege and success featuring Sudhir Venkatesh, award-winning author, professor at Columbia University and Freakonomics contributor, who will share his insights with Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. Making Money: From the Black Market to the Board Room is on November 4, 2012 at 7pm in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20) go on sale October 12 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or at steppenwolf.org. A limited number of $15 student tickets are available online using promo code "VENKATESH15". Limit 2 tickets per student; must present a valid student ID for each ticket.

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's GOOD PEOPLE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Rehearsals began this week at Steppenwolf Theatre Company for the 2012/13 season opener, Good People, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire's surprising, humorous and deeply moving tale of a modern American story set in economically opposed South Boston and Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Ensemble member K. Todd Freeman directs Lindsay-Abaire's Steppenwolf debut, featuring ensemble members Alana Arenas, Mariann Mayberry and Molly Regan. Good People begins previews September 13, with an opening night slated for September 23, and runs through November 11, 2012, in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. Get a first look at the cast in rehearsal in the photos below!

Rehearsals Begin for Steppenwolf's GOOD PEOPLE, Opening 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Rehearsals began this week at Steppenwolf Theatre Company for the 2012/13 season opener, Good People, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire's surprising, humorous and deeply moving tale of a modern American story set in economically opposed South Boston and Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Ensemble member K. Todd Freeman directs Lindsay-Abaire's Steppenwolf debut, featuring ensemble members Alana Arenas, Mariann Mayberry and Molly Regan.

Andy Monson, Mark Ulrich and More Join Steppenwolf's 2012-13 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Martha Lavey announced today additional casting for the 2012/13 Subscription and Steppenwolf for Young Adults seasons. Will Allan, Keith Kupferer and Lusia Strus join previously announced ensemble members Alana Arenas, Mariann Mayberry and Molly Regan, completing the cast of the season opener, Good People. The cast of the Steppenwolf for Young Adults production of The Book Thief features ensemble member Francis Guinan with Patrick Andrews, Amy J. Carle, Rob Fagin, Rae Gray, Dennis William Grimes, Nikki Klix, Ian Knox, Anthony-Jon LeSage, Clancy McCartney, Andy Monson, Mark Ulrich and Nicole Wiesner. Other additions to the 2012/13 slate include Sandra Delgado, Sandra Marquez, John Ortiz and Gary Perez in The Motherf**ker with the Hat, and Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Glenn Davis and Jacqueline Williams in Head of Passes. Edward Torres has also signed on to direct the Steppenwolf for Young Adults production of How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence (previously titled Oral Histories) with Artistic Consultant Kelli Simpkins.

Steppenwolf Theatre Presents The March April 4/5-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2011/12 season with The March, based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow, adapted and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati, playing April 5 - June 10, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.

Steppenwolf Theatre Hosts Conversation with Frank Galati and E.L. Doctorow Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts an evening of conversation about the world of storytelling tonight, April 16 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. Featured for the event are two expert storytellers, Tony Award-winning ensemble member Frank Galati and Pulitzer Prize-finalist E.L. Doctorow, moderated by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey.

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