The Jeff Awards recently added three new members to its 55-person team, Kawone Harris, John Clum and CJ (Carolyn) Hyland.
Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its 31st season with the world premiere of TAKE ME, a musical comic fantasia written by Mark Guarino, with original music and lyrics by Jon Langford (The Mekons, The Waco Brothers). Based on real events, ensemble member Anderson Lawfer* directs this new musical about a woman struggling with trauma who finds solace in the world of alien conspiracy theories.
Full cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays season closer - the world premiere of DESIRE IN A TINIER HOUSE by the Chicago playwright Ryan Oliveira, a 2016 Romulus Linney Scholar and Eugene O’Neill Theatre Conference semi-finalist. The production, which had a workshop by Chicago’s Commission Theatre in 2017, will be directed by Pride Films and Plays Artistic Associate Topher Leon, who made the casting announcement.
INTERNATIONAL VOICES PROJECT CELEBRATES ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF BRINGING INTERNATIONAL PLAYS TO CHICAGO, MAY 2 – JUNE 4
International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to announce this year’s five-week celebration of international plays. The 10th anniversary season of play readings by playwrights from around the world takes place at Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio, May 2 – June 4. Performances continue on regular weekly schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.