Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, Artistic Director BJ Jones and the Northlight Theatre Board of Directors announce that Northlight has been appropriated $927,500 from the state of Illinois for the construction of its new building in downtown Evanston, IL.
Northlight Theatre receives major state funding appropriation to kick-off “Northlight’s Next Act” capital campaign in Evanston
The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival returns this July for its 19th consecutive season! Shakespeare After Hours kicks off the festival on July 19, with a no-holds-barred trip to Shakespeare's scandalous side. Following on July 20 is ShakeScenes, the family-friendly audience favorite that's introduced young people to Shakespeare for years. Beginning July 25 is Shakespeare in Fremont Park, returning for its 3rd season in South Bend's northwest side.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN WILL NOW PLAY CIBC THEATRE FOR THE 12 WEEK RETURN ENGAGEMENT - JULY 7 – SEPT. 27, 2020
Broadway In Chicago has announced the acclaimed national touring production of the 2017 Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will now play its limited 12-week engagement, July 7 – September 27, 2020, at Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe). Patrons who have purchased tickets at the James M. Nederlander Theatre will be moved to comparable seats at the CIBC Theatre, and new tickets will be provided by the end of June.
Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for Agatha Christie’s mystery thriller "And Then There Were None" July 12th – September 1st
Ten strangers meet on a clandestine island. Each holds a murderous secret. Who will pay the ultimate price? Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie and directed by Jessica Fisch. And Then There Were None runs July 12 – September 1, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m.
The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce its productions for the 18th season. The 2019 – 2020 Season will include the 10th anniversary production of The House’s original ballet-free production of The Nutcracker, November 7 – December 29; the world-premiere of Brett Neveu’s Verböten, January 16 – March 8, 2020; Shakespeare’s Henry V, directed by The House’s Artistic Director Nathan Allen, March 19 – May 10, 2020. The Magic Parlour, featuring magician Dennis Watkins, will continue its open run at The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.
The Artistic Home, one of the most honored companies in the 2019 Jeff Awards (non-Equity Wing), will follow up its lauded productions of REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (seven Jeff award nominations) and ROCK 'N' ROLL (two nominations) with ADA AND THE ENGINE - an historical drama about Ada, the daughter of the poet Lord Byron, and Ada’s friend and soul-mate, Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer.