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Theater

PEGASUS THEATRE CHICAGO ANNOUNCES 32nd YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL JANUARY 3 – 27, 2019

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Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 32nd Young Playwrights Festival, January 3 – 27, 2019 at Pegasus’s resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. The productions are performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Previews are Thursday, Jan. 3 – Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. each night. Press opening is Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 for students, $25 for seniors and $30 for general admission and are available at www.PegasusTheatreChicago.org or by phone at 773.878.8864.

TWO HOLIDAY SHOWS TAKE THE STAGE AT GOODMAN THEATRE THIS SEASON – A CHRISTMAS CAROL AND THE SANTALAND DIARIES

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Tis the season for holiday theatergoing! This year, Goodman Theatre offers two choices for Chicago audiences—Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, now in its 41st year, and the Goodman debut of David Sedaris’ contemporary, irreverent The Santaland Diaries, adapted by Joe Mantello.

Court Theatre continues 64th Season with "Photograph 51" Featuring Chaon Cross as Rosalind Franklin January 17 – February 17

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Court Theatre, under the leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, continues its 2018/19 season with Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Photograph 51 runs January 17 – February 17, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:30pm.

The Drama Group presents "Dancing at Lughnasa"

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The Drama Group continues its 88th season with Brian Friel’s powerful drama, DANCING AT LUGHNASA, directed by Michael J Renzi. Performances will be held at The Drama Group’s Studio Theatre on December 7, 8, 13,14 & 15 at 7:30 pm and matinees on December 9 & 16 at 2:00 pm.

TIMELINE THEATRE’S CHICAGO PREMIERE "CARDBOARD PIANO" RUNS JANUARY 9 – MARCH 17

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TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Cardboard Piano, Hansol Jung’s powerful story of faith, love, and the human capacity for forgiveness set amidst violent conflict in northern Uganda, playing January 9 – March 17, 2019.

CHICAGO’S COLLABORACTION TO RECEIVE A 2018 OTTO RENÉ CASTILLO AWARD FOR ITS ACHIEVEMENTS IN POLITICAL THEATER

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Collaboraction, Chicago’s social issue-driven contemporary theater, announced that it has been named a 2018 20th Anniversary Otto Award recipient for the company’s contributions to political theater by the Castillo Theatre of New York City.

Steppenwolf Announces the Return of the Holiday Gift Card

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the return of its highly popular holiday gift card special, just in time for the 2018 seasonal festivities. Whether its a gift for personal or business giving, this card will surely add holiday cheer this year with the gift of theatre.

Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit announce Casting for Chicago Premiere of THE REALISTIC JONESES January 10 – March 9

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Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit are pleased to announce casting for the Chicago premiere of Will Eno’s heartbreaking new comedy THE REALISTIC JONESES, directed by Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler, who has directed the Chicago premieres of four of Eno’s plays.