Tuesday March 20 3:14 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Midwest Premiere! New American Folk Theatre Announces HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW


It’s Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of Johnny Drago’s 1980s-infused comedy HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW, directed by Derek Van Barham, playing March 10 – April 7, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are on sale at www.newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (773) 697-3830. The press opening is Monday, March 12 at 7:30 pm.

Interrobang Theatre Project Announces Casting for GRACE


Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce casting for its revival of Craig Wright's darkly funny and deadly serious Broadway hit GRACE, directed by Co-Artistic Director Georgette Verdin.



On the heels of the world premiere production of Blind Date, Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls is back in the rehearsal room for his new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Nearly 150 years after Ibsen’s masterpiece first thrilled audiences, it “is startling how current the play's ideas feel" (The New York Times) as it examines the complexities of corruption, greed and destruction of the environment and remains “a play so necessary, so exhilarating to experience." (The Village Voice)

Music Theater Works celebrates its 2018 season with "Magical, Musical Moments" gala benefit on April 14


On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Music Theater Works will celebrate its 2018 season with the annual spring gala benefit at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield, Illinois.

Walkabout Theater Company and Links Hall Present THE BRINK! or Nobody’s Ever Kissed Me Like That...


Walkabout Theater Company and Links Hall, in association with the National Performance Network, is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of THE BRINK! or Nobody’s Ever Kissed Me Like That… In a cafe at the edge of the world, on the brink of existence, the Walkabout ensemble is dying to sing and dance, to draw the curtain on our last-ditch desires, and to reveal the transformative beauty of our shadow selves.

Victory Gardens Theater announces its 2018-2019 Season


Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2018-2019 Season. Victory Gardens’ 44th Season will include the Tony Award-nominated play Indecent by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel; the Chicago premieres of Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau and Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee; and the world premieres of Rightlynd by Ike Holter and Miriam for President by Madhuri Shekar.

Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces 2018 Season


Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce its 2018 season, kicking off this spring with a revival of its 2013 hit L’IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters – and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love, ensemble member Ed Jones and Robert Williams reprise their roles as Lana Turner and Annie Johnson.

Andrés Enriquez Joins Lifeline Theatre as Casting Director

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Lifeline Theatre welcomes ensemble member Andrés Enriquez to his new staff position as casting director, beginning February 2018. Reporting directly to Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and Managing Director Allison Cain, Enriquez will be responsible for overseeing the audition processes for the company, collaborating closely with directors to fulfill the casting needs for Lifeline’s three MainStage and three KidSeries productions every season.