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Judith Light, Tony Awards

Judith Light to Receive Tony Awards’ 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award

The honor of the Tony Awards’ 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award is presented by the theatre community in recognition of a member’s contribution to humanitarian issues.  This year Judith Light has been named as the recipient of this highly recognized award. This comes as no surprise to most because Judith is a strong …

Miracle: A Musical 108 Years In The Making – SPECIAL OFFER 25% OFF USE CODE “SCENE” at Checkout

When first baseman Anthony Rizzo made the final out of the 2016 MLB World Series, the Chicago Cubs achieved something greater than a sporting feat. The whole city stopped. More than 5 million people showed up at the celebration of the championship, making it the 7th largest gathering in human …

The Chicago Academy For The Arts

The Chicago Academy For The Arts was founded in 1980 by Larry Jordan, a local public school teacher. Frustrated with the lack of art and music classes in the high school curriculum, he created the Academy as an outlet for young artists to develop their specialties. Jordan wanted to express …

Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala

The Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala was held on October 20, 2018, Saturday, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago. The Gala was held for the noble purpose of raising money for the purpose of supporting programs for education, for the development of new work, and steps to regulate …

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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 …