“All the world’s a stage” takes on new meaning with Chicago’s Theater Wit’s announcement today that it will begin selling remote viewing tickets to online, streamed video performances of its Chicago premiere of Teenage Dick.
The Neo-Futurists are excited to announce the digital version of their flagship show, The Infinite Wrench via ©️Patreon currently titled as The Infinite Wrench Goes Viral Known for performing 50 weeks of the year, The Neo-Futurists took an unprecedented step to suspend performances of its “surprising, occasionally powerful, often hilarious and always entertaining” (Chicago On Stage) show, along with classes, events, and other ancillary programming in order to ensure the safety the ensemble, staff, students, and audiences as concerns regarding the containment of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) evolved.
Full cast and crew have been announced for Artemisia’s world premiere production of EVERY WAITING HEART. The drama will be performed at The Den in June 2020 and directed by Artemisia Founding Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot. The winner of Artemisia’s 2018 Fall Festival of new feminist plays, EVERY WAITING HEART centers on the relationship between an overworked single mother and her rebellious teenaged daughter.
Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of Notes & Letters featuring book, music and lyrics by Annabelle Revak, based on Revak’s great-great grandfather's letters sent to his family upon his immigration to Chicago. The cast includes Katy Campbell, Tessa Dettman, Michael Mejia and Steven Romero Schaeffer. Swings include Nate Hall and Madeline Lauzon.
TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays that explore today’s social and political issues through the lens of the past, is thrilled to announce its 24th season.
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th season with the World Premiere of Dhaba on Devon Avenue by Madhuri Shekar and staged by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Dhaba on Devon Avenue runs March 27 – April 26, 2020, with press performance on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Single tickets for Dhaba on Devon Avenue are on sale through the box office at 773.871.3000 or online at www.victorygardens.org.
The Den Theatre is pleased to announce the Chicago debut of the Off-Broadway hit Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees, the most highbrow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see! Written and performed by comedian Jacqueline Novak, directed by John Early, executive produced by Mike Birbiglia and presented by Natasha Lyonne, Novak’s one-woman show will play May 29 – June 18, 2020 on The Den’s Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
Definition Theatre announces casting for the Chicago premiere of WHITE by newly-added ensemble member James Ijames, directed by Tasia A. Jones. WHITE will run from April 17 – May 24, 2020, with a press opening on Saturday, April 25 at 6:00pm. Definition Theatre presents WHITE in collaboration with Steppenwolf Theatre’s LookOut Series in the Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre. Tickets for WHITE are on sale and can be purchased online at steppenwolf.org or by calling 312-335-1650. The 1700 Theatre is located behind Front Bar at 1700 N Halsted.
“Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion...” Drury Lane Theatre announces Johanna McKenzie Miller will direct its production of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling. Bringing this story of female strength and friendship to life alongside McKenzie Miller is an all-female creative team, including Angela Weber Miller (Scenic Design), Jessica Pabst (Costume Design), Lindsay Lyddan (Lighting Design), Sarah Ramos (Sound Design), Emily Young (Wig Design), and Cassy Schillo (Properties Design).
The New Colony is pleased to continue its 2019-20 season with the world premiere of ensemble member K.L. Parker’s* heartfelt ensemble family drama Under The Tree, directed by Spenser Davis, playing April 1 – May 3, 2020 at TNC’s resident home, The Den Theatre’s Upstairs Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.thenewcolony.org. The press opening is Monday, April 6 at 7:30 pm.
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