Theatre

Navy Pier’s Shakespeare Theater’s GALA 2018

An estimated 500 enthusiastic fans of the stage and screen recently gathered at Navy Pier to celebrate “GALA 2018,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s fundraiser with all proceeds benefitting the Theater’s Classrooms and Communities programs, nationwide education classes, and our very own “Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks” tour. In the spotlight on …

Lookingglass Theater Celebrates 30 years with the Glassquerade Gala

The electricity of the night was remarkable as guests poured into Lookingglass Theater Company’s 30th anniversary gala. The elegant celebration entitled Gglassquerade “Under the Seas: Reflecting on 30 Years”, welcomed some of the city’s finest artists, social leaders, and patrons to the Four Seasons with a grand entrance complete with …

Five Events You Can’t Miss This December in Chicago

Now that the holiday spirit is creeping into you and your friends but the desire to stay warm and cosy is also just as appealing we have the list of Chicago’s December  ‘Must Do’s’ that are worth braving the cold for, or even better, they’re indoors! All you need to …

About Face’s Alex Weisman and Benjamin Sprunger to Star in Significant Other, a Co-Production with Theater Wit

Press Release Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler announced casting today for the entire 2017-18 season of comedic, contemporary plays at Chicago’s popular “smart art” theater at 1229 N. Belmont Ave. in Lakeview. First is Significant Other by Joshua Harmon, author of Wit’s 2015 smash hit Bad Jews, in a …

Goodman Theatre’s 14th Annual New Stages Festival (Sept 20 – Oct 8)

Press Release **Festival Lineup includes new work by Christin Anderson, David Cale, Mikhael Tara Garver, Rebecca Gilman, Ike Holter, Jose Rivera, Mat Smart and Bess Wohl** ***SPECIAL WEEKEND FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS OFFERED OCTOBER 5-8*** Goodman Theatre announces the lineup of its 14 th annual New Stages Festival—a celebration and discovery …

Moby Dick at The Lookingglass Theatre Company

 “To fire the imagination with love, to celebrate the human capacity to taste and smell, weep and laugh, create and destroy, and wake up where we first fell- changed, charged, and empowered.”  This is the goal of the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Founded in 1988 by graduates of Northwestern University, the …

Aspen Ideas Festival 2017

Thank you Aspen Ideas Festival for the remarkable, thought provoking week. Since 2005, the festival has served as the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders from around the globe.

“La Havana Madrid” Arrives at Goodman Theatre, July 21 – August 20

La Havana Madrid appears July 21 – August 20 in the Owen Theatre (Opening Night is Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30pm).

Funding the Arts: The Goodman Theatre’s Spring Gala

Through its award-winning productions and various civic programs, Chicago’s Goodman Theatre demonstrates the vital role of art institutions in the enrichment of our communities. Philanthropic support of the arts keeps them alive in America, and the Goodman Theatre’s “Sequins and Soul” Spring Gala succeeded in raising nearly a million dollars …

Cavalia’s Odysseo: Under the White Big Top – Chicago

Rising 125 feet into the air, the White Big Top sits on the south lot of Chicago’s Soldier Field bearing more resemblance to an Arabian-style castle than a show tent. Imagined by French-Canadian creator and artistic director, Normand Latourelle, the Odysseo lakefront compound (five tents including stables) has captured the …