Saturday September 22 11:13 pm

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Theater

The Factory Theater begins its 26th season with The Darkness After Dawn

An early morning home invasion becomes a murder, and that's just the start of a very bad day for Rosemary Ward.

Casting Complete for 15th Annual New Stages Festival September 19th – October 7th

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Casting is complete for the three “developmental productions” featured in Goodman Theatre’s 15th annual New Stages Festival—a free celebration of new works by some of the country’s finest established and emerging playwrights. These three plays, which are staged in repertory following two weeks of rehearsal, include There’s Always the Hudson by Paola Lázaro-Muñoz, directed by Jess McLeod; Felons and Familias by Sandra Delgado, directed by Marcela Muñoz; and Graveyard Shift by Korde Arrington Tuttle, directed by Danya Taymor.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Casting for FRANKENSTEIN October 11 – November 11 at Theater Wit

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Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for the first show of its 2018 – 2019 season, FRANKENSTEIN, playing October 11 – November 11, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

South Bend Civic Theatre Announces Auditions for “A Nice Family Christmas” and “The Christmas Schooner”

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South Bend Civic Theatre will be holding auditions for both of our Christmas productions: “A Nice Family Christmas” and “The Christmas Schooner.” Audition Materials are available on the South Bend Civic Theatre website, www.sbct.org.

THE CURIOUS THEATRE BRANCH ANNOUNCES THE FIRST PLAY IN ITS 30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON

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The Curious Theatre Branch begins its 30th season with the world premiere of (Not) Another Day, a sung non-opera with video, written and directed by Jenny Magnus, playing through October 6th at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave. Opening night/press performance is Friday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and tickets are $15 or pay what you can. Tickets are available at www.curioustheatrebranch.com.

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Opens Season with Tony Award-Winning Play

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Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) begins rehearsals next week for its first play of the 2018-19 season, which asks, “When you feel lost, how do you find your way?” Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry directs The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, featuring ensemble member Caroline Neff.

Announcing 30th Anniversary Season of The Neo-Futurists: 10,300 plays and counting

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The Neo-Futurists jubilantly announce their 30th Anniversary Season, rocketing past 10,300 new plays with a schedule of mainstage Neo-Lab commissions, creative festivals and flagship late-night production The Infinite Wrench—all featuring the company’s signature theatrical style fusing sport, poetry and living newspaper. The Neo-Futurists have grown to become one of the most highly regarded experimental theater companies in the United States, with sister companies in New York and San Francisco. The company’s original works residency, Neo-Lab, originally launched in 2015 with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and celebrates its fourth year this season.

PARAMOUNT THEATRE AWARDED 10 JEFF AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR ITS 2017-18 BROADWAY SERIES

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Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Committee announced today the 2017-18 Equity Jeff Award nominees, and Paramount Theatre is thrilled to share that its Broadway Series productions earned 10 nominations for outstanding performance, direction and design in Chicago theater last season.