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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Theater

BoHo Theatre Announces 2019 Season at the Greenhouse Theater Center

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BoHo Theatre is excited to announce its 15th Anniversary season under the leadership of incoming Artistic Director Stephen Schellhardt. The company’s 2019 season will include a trio of stories focusing on characters in search of human connections.

Goodman Theatre presents "Pamplona" Starring Stacy Keach

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Stage and screen (CBS’ Man with a Plan, Mike Hammer Series, Goodman Theatre’s King Lear) veteran Stacy Keach is Ernest Hemingway in Pamplona by Jim McGrath, directed by Robert Falls—now appearing in the Owen Theatre through August 19.

Cast announced for Chicago premiere of HOLDING THE MAN, August 5-26

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Complete cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays’ Chicago premiere of HOLDING THE MAN, a drama from Australia chronicling the 15-year relationship of a real-life gay male couple, based on Timothy Conigrave’s celebrated memoir of the same name.

World Premiere TOOTSIE Announces Complete Casting

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Scott Sanders Productions and Broadway In Chicago have announced the complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle.

BEAT THE HEAT WITH BLUE MAN GROUP’S EXPANDED SUMMER PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AT CHICAGO’S BRIAR STREET THEATRE

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Blue Man Group, continuing its open run at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre (3133 N. Halsted), will welcome the summer season with a robust performance schedule in June, July and August. The expanded Chicago schedule will provide audiences of all ages with the opportunity to beat the heat and make colorful and lasting memories this summer.

Chicago Street Theatre announces Season 64!

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Although Valparaiso's Chicago Street Theatre has one more shows to wrap up to complete its 2017/2018 Season, they are thrilled to announce some entertaining and ambitious projects they have planned for their 64th Season of Plays. Viewer's Choice Season Passes as well as single tickets for the company's 2018/2019 offerings will go on sale July 1 on the theatre's website at ChicagoStreet.org and through their Box Office at 219-464-1636 X1. Once again the season will present an eclectic grouping of productions that will appeal to a wide range of tastes and boasts shows directed and produced by award-winning artists from all over the region.

The Ensemble Theatre Company proudly presents "Gutenberg! The Musical!"

The Ensemble Theatre Company proudly presents "Gutenberg! The Musical!" By Anthony King and Scott Brown, directed by and starring Zachary Eugene Gipson and Dustin Ritchea with Rachael Lauer on piano.

Chicago Premiere! Griffin Theatre Company presents THE HARVEST July 21st – August 25th

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Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its 30th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of THE HARVEST, Samuel D. Hunter’s drama about a group of young missionaries preparing to travel to the Middle East, directed by Jonathan Berry. THE HARVEST will play July 21 – August 25, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2B), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (773) 697-3830. The press opening is Monday, July 30 at 7:30 pm.