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You Got Older - 2018 - Chicago Tickets, News, Info & More

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There's a haunted place between where we started and where we need to be that finds the most tender among us-and breaks them open. In You Got Older, Clare Barron's bawdy, irreverent and touching play, Mae, brokenhearted and unemployed, returns home to care for her ailing father and escape the loneliness of a life that just can't seem to get off the ground.

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Premiere
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Chicago
Previews: January 25, 2018
Closing:March 11, 2018

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
Page 73, along with Working Theater, will presents Bleu Beckford-Burrell’s La Race, directed by Taylor Reynolds (Man Cave, Tambo & Bones), November 21–December 23 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater at WP Theater.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019
Clare Barron's ferocious, tender, and raucous comedy Dance Nation takes the stage at the Wilma Theater, October 22 through November 10, 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021
With Season 36, Mad Horse Theatre Company presents a season of enticing, provocative plays that explore issues that face us in our increasingly chaotic world. These four productions were selected for their ability to examine the enduring aspects of the human experience with humor, intelligence and empathy.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
The Syracuse University Department of Drama begins the 2022/2023 season on Oct. 15.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts takes a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has announced details for the Merrily We Roll Along CHEAPTIX Digital Lottery and, due to popular demand during the priority access period for NYTW members and Repeat Defenders, an additional two weeks of performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022
Page 73 and Working Theater have announced the cast of Bleu Beckford-Burrell’s La Race (November 21–December 23 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater at WP Theater.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2019
Page 73 has announced twelve semifinalists for the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has announced that Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Taibi Magar (Help) will direct the previously announced production of The Half-God of Rainfall by Hay Festival Medal for Poetry winner Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles), part of NYTW’s 2022/23 season.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2019
Rosaline is a dark tale of juicy revenge and teenage obsession, based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. An echo of Shakespeare's great tragedy, this contemporary play is composed of a series of fictional 'missing' scenes, exposing the role that Rosaline, Romeo's first love, may have had in the story we know so well.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
Page 73 has announced 13 semifinalists for the 2023 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. The selected playwright will be Page 73’s 20th Fellow, honored during the organization’s 25th anniversary year.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2019
Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) is proud to announce the world premiere of STEW, written by Zora Howard (Premature, IFC Films) and directed by Colette Robert (Behind the Sheet). As with every Page 73 production, including last season's A STRANGE LOOP by Michael R. Jackson and CATCH AS CATCH CAN by Mia Chung, STEW marks Howard's professional debut as a playwright Off Broadway. Performances of STEW begin on Monday, January 20 at the Walkerspace Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, February 22. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 1.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021
Dumped and fired by her boyfriend/boss, Mae assumes her life can't get worse — until her Dad acquires a rare, aggressive form of cancer. You Got Older is a dark comedy about coming of age as your youth falls apart behind you. Sexual desire, fantasy cowboys, high school boyfriends and family are all part of Mae's hilarious, emotional journey. Barron is not afraid to tackle the grittiest details of sex and death and explore the delicate moments that occur in times of passage.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2019
The Wilbury Theatre Group continues its 2019/20 Main Series season with 2X CLARE BARRON: Dance Nation / You Got Older, running in rotating rep. November 21 - December 22.  
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019
Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director), along with EST's Youngblood (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors) are proud to announce new EST/Youngblood members for the 2019-2020 season.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2019
The Wilbury Theatre Group continues its 2019/20 Main Series season with 2X CLARE BARRON: Dance Nation / You Got Older, running in rotating rep. November 21 - December 22.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019
Red Stitch Actors' Theatre today announced a powerful 2020 season featuring three world premiere productions - all developed at Red Stitch - two Australian premieres and the Victorian debut of two new plays.
by Robert Barossi - Nov 25, 2019
Friedrich Nietzsche said, 'He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.' In Dance Nation, currently running at The Wilbury Theatre Group, the hopeful young dancers put everything they can into learning and perfecting how to dance, so that it might eventually help them take flight.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2021
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern just presented Ryan J. Haddad with the 2021-2022 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award at the Vineyard Theatre’s annual Emerging Artists Celebration. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has added a final benefit performance of Merrily We Roll Along on Sunday January 22, 2023, at 2pm. Proceeds from the performance will benefit NYTW’s education and engagement programming across the 2022/23 season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2019
The Wilbury Theatre Group continues its 2019/20 Main Series season with 2X CLARE BARRON: Dance Nation / You Got Older, running in rotating rep. November 21 - December 22.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2019
Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the Broadway production of Tracy Letts's Linda Vista. Directed by Dexter Bullard, the production will feature Ian Barford (Wheeler), Sally Murphy (Margaret), Caroline Neff (Anita), Chantal Thuy (Minnie), Jim True-frost (Paul), Cora Vander Broek (Jules) and Troy West (Michael).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
Daniel Radcliffe will lead a new production of Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop! NYTW announced today that the musical, featuring music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by George Furth, and based on the original play by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart, will complete the company's 2022/23 Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, lyrics by Emmy Award winner Adam Schlesinger and Sarah Silverman.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2020
Mad Horse Theatre Company has released a statement regarding Covid-19.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop has announced the complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season. The 2021/22 season begins this summer with Semblance by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Dance Nation, Clare Barron's award-winning play about pre-teen competitive dancers. Becca Wolff will direct the Playhouse production, with choreography by Kimberly Richards.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2019
Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents a unique discussion celebrating the historic and contemporary importance of True West to Steppenwolf.
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix - Jul 6, 2021
It’s summer time, which means, hopefully, there’s some extra free time for relaxing. For this blog, I have compiled a list of my latest favorites. Enjoy!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2022
The talented performers who will inhabit the famous roles from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald in Sydney's newest immersive theatre experience were announced today. THE GREAT GATSBY, an original, immersive production Inspired by the novel and supported by The Arts RISE Grants, will open next month in a specially designed, stylish labyrinth at Wonderland Bar, Potts Point.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 7, 2020
Don't stop 'til you get enough! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, MJ the Musical is set to begin Broadway previews this July with Ephraim Sykes playing the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson. To get ready to see the iconic star's story and artistry come to the Great White Way, we're getting to know the show's cast members including Sykes, Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor, and more. Check it all out!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020
PAGE 73 PRODUCTIONS (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) has named Emma Goidel the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Goidel will receive a $10,000 award and an additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020
PAGE 73 PRODUCTIONS (Page 73) (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) announced today that applications are open for the 2021 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship and the Interstate 73 Writers Group.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2020
Complete casting, creatives, and more have been announced for New York Theatre Workshop's adaptation of Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, for the previously announced production helmed by Sam Gold.
by Review Roundups - Feb 1, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company just celebrated opening night of Shhhh, written, directed by, and featuring Clare Barron (Pulitzer Prize finalist Dance Nation). Shhhh will run through Sunday, February 13th at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by John McDaid - Dec 6, 2019
Playwright Clare Barron has a keen eye and a gift for seamlessly blending the mundane and the weird. The Wilbury Theatre Group's stellar production of her 2015 Obie-winning play 'You Got Older' powerfully captures Barron's charming oddball pathos.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021
As The Gift Theatre embarks on its 20th anniversary, its Board of Directors today announced a change in artistic leadership and plans for a new performance space in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Co-founder and Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton will step down from his post after helming the theatre for two decades.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2019
Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones and Asher Richelli, Founding Directors) have announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEW, written by Zora Howard (Premature, IFC Films) and directed by Colette Robert (Behind the Sheet). Performances of STEW begin on Monday, January 20 at the Walkerspace Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, February 22. Opening night is set for Saturday, February 1.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2019
Mad Horse presents a season of five compelling plays that grapple with issues we face in our modern world. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 5, 2019
Six directors have convened in Arles, France for the sixth annual Sundance Institute | Luma Foundation Directors Retreat in Arles, France, from August 1-12, 2019. Founded in 2013 as a creative collaboration between Sundance Institute's Theatre Program and Luma Foundation, the Retreat is an opportunity for directors to meet, share best and emerging practices, and work self-directed on their upcoming projects.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2019
Steep Theatre announces the programming for its upcoming 19th season, which will continue the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearless ensembles and visionary directors.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
From modern day inequities to porn addiction, betting shops, spiritual and sexual liberation and an octopus taught to believe in God, 17 new plays have been longlisted for the 40th anniversary of Soho Theatre's Character 7 sponsored Verity Bargate Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Jonathan Groff will star as “Franklin” and Lindsay Mendez will star as “Mary” in Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop. Merrily We Roll Along features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by George Furth. They join the previously announced Daniel Radcliffe, who will star as “Charley”.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop and Theater Mitu  announced  the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of american (tele)visions by NYTW Tow Playwright-in-Residence Victor I. Cazares (Pinching Pennies with Penny Marshall), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect Rubén Polendo ().
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022
Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2022–2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic —during which desire for a “return to normal” began to feel at once futile and shortsighted—the lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2019
Wilbury Theatre Group Artistic Director Josh Short has announced the Group's 2019/20 Season of programming. Recipient of the 2018 National Theatre Company Award from the American Theatre Wing (The Tony Awards) and one of just 4 theaters in Rhode Island operating under agreement with Actors' Equity Association, the company has put together a thrilling and diverse mix of World, Regional, and Rhode Island premieres to engage our community in the most pressing issues of today.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2019
Clubbed Thumb announces initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2020
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that out of continued concern for the health and safety of their audiences, artists and staff, NYTW will not return to public programming in the 2019/20 season.
by Alyson Eng - Apr 13, 2022
This month, the incredibly talented Tehillah Alphonso earned her first Grammy nomination in the category, “Best Arrangement, Instruments, and Vocals” for her arrangement of the song, “A Change is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke.