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Theater

Midsommer Flight sings Shakespeare in FOURTEEN LINES recording of 12 sonnets set to original music

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With its seventh summer of free Shakespeare performances as an Arts Partner in Chicago Park District parks concluding on August 26, the Chicago theatre company Midsommer Flight is offering audiences another way to enjoy Shakespeare. Building upon its success in creating original music for its productions, Midsommer Flight has developed its first stand-alone album of twelve Shakespearean sonnets set to music composed by Midsommer Flight ensemble members Elizabeth Rentfro and Erick Rivera. Rentfro and Rivera have written original music for many of the company’s productions, including its popular music-infused annual Twelfth Night each December. The album, entitled FOURTEEN LINES in honor of the sonnet structure, features vocal and instrumental performances by ensemble members and guest musicians in songs ranging from pop to blues to rock and roll - and everything in between.

Citadel's "Little Foxes" opens Sept 28 - cast announced

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Citadel Theatre today announced casting for its upcoming production of Lillian Hellman’s THE LITTLE FOXES – the first Chicago-area production of this classic since last year’s Broadway revival that earned six Tony Award nominations and two wins, including one for Cynthia Nixon as Actress in a Featured Role - Play.

Pivot Arts Presents Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies

Pivot Arts presents Charged Spaces/Changing Bodies, a series of site-specific performances in two historic Uptown spaces in conjunction with Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago weekend.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces its Production of "Eclipsed"

Taking place in a bullet-ridden rebel army camp during the Liberian civil war in 2003, the five "wives" of a commanding officer band together to form a fragile community and care for a 15-year-old girl who has been abducted.

Filament Theatre presents THE SNOW QUEEN November 10th - December 23rd

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This holiday season, Filament Theatre is pleased to present THE SNOW QUEEN, playing November 10 - December 23 at Filament Theatre, 4041 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. THE SNOW QUEEN is adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale by Tyler J. Monroe and was originally developed with director Allegra Libonati at the American Repertory Theater. Allegra Libonati returns to Filament Theatre to bring new magic to this classic tale. Single tickets are currently available at www.filamenttheatre.org. The press opening is Saturday, November 17 @ 2:30pm.

Firebrand and TimeLine Theatre's 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 launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 – October 28, 2018, at The The Den Theatre’s Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

Goodman Theatre and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) Co-Present "Mendoza"

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In a unique addition to its upcoming 2018/2019 Season, Goodman Theatre and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) will present the U.S. premiere of Mendoza by Los Colochos of Mexico City—the latest in a 30-year history of premiering works by prominent local, national and international Latino playwrights and theater companies.

Lifeline Theatre KidSeries Presents Bunnicula

At a showing of Dracula one dark and stormy night, the Monroe family discovers an abandoned rabbit. When they bring him home, resident know-it-all Chester the cat suspects the worst after spying gleaming fangs in the bunny’s mouth.