Dale Benson to Receive Special Jeff Award for Extended Career in Chicagoland Theater
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 4, 2013 · Chicago

The seasoned Chicago actor will accept his honor at the 45th Annual Jeff Awards ceremony next month.

Young Adults Turn Tribal in Lord of the Flies at Steppenwolf
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 1, 2013 · Chicago

The Chicago theater asks its young artists, "When the game turns deadly, how will you play?"

Choir Boy Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney Wins 2013 MacArthur Fellowship
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 25, 2013 · Chicago, New York City

The Chicago-based playwright will receive $625,000 as one of this year's "genius grant" recipients.

Sting's New Musical, The Last Ship, Will Hit Broadway in Fall 2014
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 19, 2013 · Chicago, New York City
Sting(© David Gordon) Sixteen-time Grammy Award winner Sting's Broadway-bound musical, The Last Ship, has announced plans to sail onto the Great White Way in fall 2014. ...
Steppenwolf to Honor August: Osage County Film Actresses Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, and Julianne Nicholson
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 18, 2013 · Chicago
Tracy Letts(© David Gordon) Tracy Letts, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning actor (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Au
Michael Urie's Successful One-Man Show, Buyer & Cellar, Will Play Chicago and Los Angeles in 2014
Michael Urie(© David Gordon) The New York Times reported today that the critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar, starring Drama
The Color Purple
By Jonathan Abarbanel · Sep 9, 2013 · Chicago
Adrienne Walker, Trisha Jeffrey, and the company of The Color Purple.(© The Mercury Theater) The Color Purple, a 2005 musical adaptation of ...
The Jungle Book: A Home-Grown Project With a Deceptive Disney Disguise
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 6, 2013 · Boston, Chicago
The Jungle Book playwright Mary Zimmerman with Michael Maso and Peter DuBois of the Huntington Theatre Company.(© Paul Marotta) As one of the newest ...
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Blows Into the Windy City for the First North American Post-Broadway Production
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 4, 2013 · Chicago
(Women on the Verge logo, courtesy of Theatre at the Center) Chicago's Theatre at the Center has announced the roster of productions set for its 2014 season.One of the season's ...
Highlights from the 2013 Dramatists Guild Conference
By Darcy Rose Coussens · Aug 29, 2013 · Chicago
Playwright Theresa Rebeck with Gary Garrison, executive director of creative affairs.(© Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images) This past weekend playwrights, composers, ...

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