Nomad Theatre Company, sponsored by SELF, is a tuition-based, audition-only educational program appearing around the Fox Valley Area. the company produces a wide variety of projects all aimed at building self-esteem and leadership among youth, grades 2nd through college. Cast members “create not imitate” by collaborating with the director to develop a unique show based
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From the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee Six world premiere plays, three world premiere musicals, and three new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving Jeff nominations by the Jeff Awards Committee. 187 nominations in 36 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015. In
American Theater Company (ATC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dee Sandt as its new managing director. Dee joins the company full time effective immediately. “On behalf of the board, ensemble and staff, I’m thrilled to be able to welcome Dee to American Theater Company and the Chicago theater community,” says ATC Board President
By Barry Reszel Chicagolandmusicaltheatre.com is making an example of Palatine’s Fremont Street Theater Company. New company owner Madeline Franklin is directing her fourth annual Fremont production, the Tony-Award winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at historic Cutting Hall in Palatine, August 7-9 and 14-16. Fremont is an example of terrific musical theatre
Underscore Theatre Company’s Second Annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival is in full swing at Chicago’s Den Theatre, June 30 through July 19. This year’s festival features an unprecedented 13 world-premiere musicals by local artists. Created to showcase Chicago’s burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, the festival includes 10 full-length musicals and three one-acts. All performances