CHICAGO – Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the line-up and full casting for its second annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring an unprecedented 13 world-premiere musicals by local artists. Created to showcase Chicago’s burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year’s festival will include ten full-length musicals and three one-acts. The CHICAGO MUSICAL
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June 1, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL)—American Theater Company’s (ATC) Board of Directors has named respected Chicago artist Bonnie Metzgar as its interim artistic director, effective immediately. Metzgar, the former artistic director of About Face Theatre, had an ongoing relationship with ATC including most recently directing the documentary play Let Me Down Easy by Anna Deavere Smith
Saturday, April 25, 2015 – Chicago, IL. Early Friday, April 24, 2015, Sean Graney, who recently returned to Chicago to resume his post as Artistic Director of The Hypocrites, informed the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee that he just learned the theater company had been operating under an Equity CAT-N contract for the duration of the
Thursday, April 23, 2015 – Chicago, IL. The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 118 nominations in 24 categories for the 42nd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2014, and March 31, 2015. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights
Chicago—March 25, 2015—Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson announce today the line-up of the 2015/16 Season, including innovative reimaginings of the classical canon, new work developed at CST and the first installment of Gaines’ ambitious Shakespeare history cycle. Anticipating Shakespeare 400, the international celebration of the playwright’s four-hundred-year