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  • Chicago theaters will dim lights

    Chicago theaters will dim lights
    Chicago theaters all over the city will dim their lights on Thursday in memory of WGN radio personality Roy Leonard and actors Molly Glynn and Bernie Yvon, all of whom died last week. The theaters, including the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre...
  • Steppenwolf announces Garage Rep 2015 lineup

    Steppenwolf announces Garage Rep 2015 lineup
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the lineup for its sixth annual Garage Rep, the theater’s yearly repertory of local storefront work, on Tuesday. The three participating theaters include Cold Basement Dramatics, Pride Films and Plays and Red...
  • Seanachai Theatre changes name, announces season

    Seanachai Theatre changes name, announces season
    Seanachai Theatre Company announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday, while also saying that it will no longer be called Seanachai Theatre Company. The theater’s new monicker is Irish Theatre of Chicago. It’s a bold change for the twenty-year-old...
  • The selling of Oak Park teen Tavi Gevinson

     The selling of Oak Park teen Tavi Gevinson
    Look! Here's the recent high school graduate Tavi Gevinson swinging from a crab apple tree in her Oak Park backyard — as photographed by Annie Leibovitz and published in Vanity Fair. Look! Here's Tavi Gevinson lying on her single, teenager's bed...
  • Actress Jane Lynch will announce Jeff Award nominations

    Actress Jane Lynch will announce Jeff Award nominations
    With the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee taking a leaf from the Tony Awards playbook, the nominations for this year’s Jeff Awards are to be announced live and in public by a celebrity — in this case, the actress Jane Lynch. Lynch, a...
  • Steppenwolf director to work with Larry David

    Steppenwolf director to work with Larry David
    Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro is to be at the helm of Larry David's upcoming Broadway production, entitled "Fish in the Dark." Shapiro is continuing her association with producer Scott Rudin. Rudin is also the producer of Shapiro's...
  • Billie Letts, mother of Tracy Letts, dies in Oklahoma

    Billie Letts, mother of Tracy Letts, dies in Oklahoma
    Billie Letts, the mother of the Chicago playwright Tracy Letts, died on Saturday in her home state of Oklahoma, according to reports in the Tulsa World and other sources. Letts, who was 76, was a highly regarded novelist (as well as a teacher and...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Griffin will perform 'Balm in Gilead'

    Griffin will perform 'Balm in Gilead'
    Griffin Theatre Company announced its spring production on Thursday, Lanford Wilson’s “Balm in Gilead.” Jonathan Berry, currently assisting Anna D. Shapiro on the Broadway mounting of “This Is Our Youth,” will direct the...
  • Steppenwolf show to move to Broadway

    Steppenwolf show to move to Broadway
    The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of "Airline Highway" by Lisa D'Amour is to move to Broadway after its Chicago engagement. Joe Mantello directs both in Chicago and New York. "Airline Highway," a play about life on and around a seedy New...
  • Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D'Amour's 'Airline Highway' for Broadway

    Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with "Airline Highway," the new play by Lisa D'Amour ("Detroit") that will premiere later this fall at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater. Joe Mantello ("...