May 30th, Tax Workshop for Performing Artists, Instructor: David Turrentine, Enrolled Agent and Chicago Actor. Seminar for Theater Professionals, Live-Streaming from Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago. Free on Zoom. FYI https://victorygardens.org/event/spring-virtual-seminar-series/.
May 30th, Connection Social Media Concert: satirical works about the stay-at-home experience! Live-Streaming from the Paramount Theatre, Aurora. Free. FYI Paramount’s Facebook, Instagram or YouTube page, or www.ParamountAurora.com.
Through May 31st, Jocelyn Bioh’s "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls" Live-Streaming from the Goodman Theatre, Chicago. $20. FYI www.GoodmanTheatre.org/StreamSchoolGirls.
June 1st, Pride Films and Plays’ annual NOMINEE NIGHT concert, Streaming-Live from Pride Films and Plays, Chicago. YouTube, Free. FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.
June 4th, "Buyer and Cellar" On-Line Reading Live-Streaming from Pride Films and Plays, Chicago. $10. FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.
June 5th, Playwrights Luis Alfaro, Philip Dawkins, Samuel D. Hunter and Naomi Iizuka and Emeritus VG Artistic Director Chay Yew, Your World Off Stage, an online conversation series on Zoom from Victory Gardens. FYI https://victorygardens.org/event/your-world-off-stage-conversation-series/.
June 6th, How to Audition Via Zoom, Instructors: Bob Mason, Chicago Shakespeare Theater Artistic Associate/Casting Director; JC Clementz, Steppenwolf Theatre Casting Director and Artistic Producer; Lauren Port, Goodman Theatre Casting Director; Kanomé Jones, Victory Gardens Theater Casting Director.
Seminar for Theater Professionals, Live-Streaming from Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago. Free on Zoom. FYI https://victorygardens.org/event/spring-virtual-seminar-series/.
Through June 7th, Online Revival" To Master the Art" Live-Streaming from TimeLine Theatre, Chicago. $15-$25. FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or www.timelinetheatre.com.
Other Virtual Performances:
Open Run, Roberto Bolaño’s "2666" Live-Streaming from the Goodman Theatre, Chicago. Free. FYI www.GoodmanTheatre.org/Watch2666.
**** Open Run, "THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay" Live-Streaming from Playmakers Lab, Chicago, via Patreon. $3 for weekly pass. FYI www.playmakerslab.org.
Open Run, "The Happiest Place on Earth" Live-Streaming from Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago. Pay what you wish. FYI www.sideshowtheatre.org/stream.
Open Run, World Premiere, "Masque of the Red Coronavirus" free live-streaming. Black Button Eyes, Chicago. FYI www.blackbuttoneyes.com/masque-of-the-red-coronavirus.
Open Run, PLAY(S) AT HOME: A GREEN THEATRE FESTIVAL, Live-Streaming from Connective Theater Company, Chicago. Free. FYI www.connectivetheatrecompany.com
Open Run, PLAY(S) AT HOME, A VIRTUAL FESTIVAL, Live-Streaming from Connective Theater Company, Chicago. Free. FYI www.connectivetheatrecompany.com
The Second City - Comedy Live-streaming. Free. Donations will be accepted. FYI https://www.secondcity.com/chicago-shows/
** IMPROV HOUSE PARTY: HELTER SHELTER: Thursdays at 7pm CDT
** IMPROV HOUSE PARTY: Tuesdays and Saturdays at 7pm CDT
** THE REALLY AWESOME IMPROV SHOW: Thursdays at 11am CDT
** THE LAST SHOW LEFT ON EARTH: Episodes released weekly
"Out of Touch" Annoyance Theatre, Chicago. Suggested donation, $5.00. FYI www.theannoyance.com/lockin
** "Virtual ComedySportz" Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30p.m.; Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30p.m., Available on Zoom. FREE, donations welcome. FYI www.cszchicago.com.
** "ReCeSz" Monday – Friday 12 p.m.-12:30 p.m., Available on Zoom. FREE, donations welcome. FYI www.cszchicago.com.
"Throwing Shade Podcast" Eclectic Full Contact Theatre, Every Wednesday, Available on RedCircle, Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google, FREE. FYI www.Eclectic-Theatre.com
Live Comedy, Laugh Factory, Every day at 12 p.m., FREE. FYI www.youtube.com/user/TheLaughFactory.
Music Box Direct, Music Box Theatre, Available to stream on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and online. FYI www.MusicBoxFilms.com
Otherworld Theatre Company
** "Stupid Shakespeare's PickleRickicles" Available online on Patreon Recommended for Ages 16 years +, Access all stage production recordings: $5. FYI www.OtherWorldTheatre.org
** "Super Richard World III" Available online on Patreon , Access all stage production recordings: $5. FYI www.OtherWorldTheatre.org
** "Medusa Undone" Available online on Patreon , Access all stage production recordings: $5. FYI www.OtherWorldTheatre.org
** "Improvised Dungeons and Dragons" Every Sunday at 7 p.m., Available online on YouTube. FREE FYI www.OtherWorldTheatre.org
** Theatre of Ted Digital Open Mic, Every Saturday from 5 – 7 p.m., Available online on Facebook. Everyone may submit 3-5 minute video performances to email@example.com to be featured on our Theatre of Ted Digital Open Mic. This isn't limited to comedy; all performance art welcome! FREE FYI www.OtherWorldTheatre.org
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