Tuesday August 22 8:57 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Theater

STEPPENWOLF APPOINTS GENERAL MANAGER KARENA FIORENZA INGERSOLL

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes Karena Fiorenza Ingersoll as General Manager. Fiorenza Ingersoll brings more than a decade of experience as a leader and producer in the performing arts. Currently General Manager for the internationally recognized Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, she will begin her new role with Steppenwolf in October 2017.

Emerald City Theatre Announces 2017 - 2018 Season

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Emerald City Theatre (ECT) Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone announced today the upcoming 2017 – 2018 Season, including two adventures at the Apollo Theater in Lincoln Park, a holiday caper at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, and an ongoing theatrical experience for the very young at Emerald City’s Little Theatre in Lakeview.

Announcing the Cast of 'You Can't Take it With You' at Memorial Opera House

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Valparaiso’s Historical Memorial Opera House announced casting for their fourth production of an exciting 2017 season - ‘You Can’t Take It With You’, a comedic play in three acts by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

WAITRESS ANNOUNCES NATIONAL TOURING CAST!

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Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce full casting for the upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture. WAITRESS will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited three-week engagement July 3 – 22, 2018.

Casting Set for Goodman Theatre 17/18 Season Openers

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Goodman Theatre announces the casting and creative teams for its 2017/2018 Albert and Owen Theatre season openers.

CHICAGO LATINO THEATER ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR INAUGURAL CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LATINO THEATER FESTIVAL: DESTINOS

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SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 29, 2017 - Festival Highlights:
· U.S. premieres performed by Cuba’s Ludi Teatro, Puerto Rico’s Arte Boricua & Chicago’s Water People Theater
· Mexico’s Teatro Línea de Sombra’s Chicago debut of evocative Amarillo, co-presented by Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Chicago Latino Theater Alliance
· Regional Premiere of Fade by Tanya Saracho, writer for television’s How to Get Away with Murder, Looking & Girls

Chicago Premiere! Shattered Globe Theatre Launches 2017-18 Season with THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK

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Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to launch its 2017-18 Season with the Chicago premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee James Still’s fevered, emotional epic THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK, a theatrical rendering of Abraham Lincoln's struggle as a man of conscience to lead a divided country, directed by SGT Ensemble Member Louis Contey*. THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK will play September 7 – October 21, 2017 at SGT’s resident home Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY and MORMON BOY TRILOGY to play Pride Arts Center September 7-10

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Steven Fales’ trio of one-man autobiographical plays detailing his life as a perfect young Mormon boy and missionary through coming out, adulthood, and reconciliation with his family, will play a pre-New York workshop at the PAC.