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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Theater

Cast announced for Pride Films and Plays' HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA August 30 - September 30

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Nelson A. Rodriguez and Niko Kourtis to play the young urban couple in Jordan Seavey’s dramedy

Cast has been announced for Jordan Seavey’s HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA the opening production of Pride Films and Plays second full season in the Pride Arts Center at 4139 and 4147 N. Broadway. Jordan Seavey’s play follows the relationship of two thirtyish gay male Brooklyn, New Yorkers over a five-year period.

Porchlight Announces Cast and Crew for "Gypsy, A Musical Fable," starring E. Faye Butler, the first production in 24th Season

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Porchlight Music Theatre’s Mainstage 2018 – 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 – November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Porchlight Music Theatre’s Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as “Rose,” is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter.

(re)discover theatre Announces the World Premiere of Les Innocents/The Innocents

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Inspired by a real concert that took place in the Paris Catacombs in 1897, the audience of Les Innocents/The Innocents prowls the catacombs like ghosts.

Porchlight Announces Cast and Crew for "Gypsy, A Musical Fable," starring E. Faye Butler

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Porchlight Music Theatre’s Mainstage 2018 – 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 – November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Porchlight Music Theatre’s Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as “Rose,” is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter.

BABES WITH BLADES THEATRE COMPANY BEGINS ITS 21ST SEASON WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION

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Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) starts its 21st Season with the world premiere of The Lady Demands Satisfaction, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., July 21 – August 25. Winner of the most recent Joining Sword and Pen Competition, and developed in 2017-18 through BWBTC’s Fighting Words Program, this play is written by Arthur M. Jolly, directed by Babes With Blades Theater Company Member Morgan Manasa with combat by Violence Designer and BWBTC Member Samantha Kaufman.

Making Headlines: From Ann Landers to Walter Winchell

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There are names in the history of popular culture that are hard to forget. Ann Landers, Hedda Hopper, Hugh Hefner and Walter Winchell are some of the names that come to mind. Signature artifacts that helped define the personalities of these iconic journalists are featured in Making Headlines: From Ann Landers to Walter Winchell, a nostalgic free exhibition from the collection of journalist Philip Potempa, in The South Shore Arts Atrium Gallery at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts through September 3.

Victory Gardens Theater and Chicago Latino Theater Alliance Co-Present Culture Clash: American Odyssey October 4th – 7th

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Victory Gardens Theater and Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) for Destinos: the 2nd International Latino Theater Festival present Culture Clash: American Odyssey. American Odyssey runs October 4 - 7, 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Firebrand Theatre Announces Casting for CAROLINE, OR CHANGE September 22nd – October 28th at The Den Theatre

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Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to announces casting for its revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, featuring music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet), book and lyrics by Tony Kushner (Angels in America), direction by Lili-Anne Brown and music direction by Andra Velis Simon.