Kokandy Names Artistic Director and Associates

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CHICAGO (November 19, 2018) – Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Van Barham as the company’s new Producing Artistic Director, succeeding Allison Hendrix, who served in the position since Kokandy was founded in 2010. Barham is joined by three new Artistic Associates: Adrian Abel Azevedo, Leda Hoffmann and Nik Whitcomb. The new artistic team is supported by Kokandy’s Board of […]

Disney Open Auditions in Chicago This Weekend

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CHICAGO (Nov. 9, 2018) – Disney Theatrical Productions will hold open auditions for its current and future productions of the award-winning musicals Aladdin, Frozen and The Lion King in Chicago November 9-11, 2018 at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Performers of all cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to attend. All adult performers must register in person during designated sign-in times; auditions will […]

Steppenwolf announces onstage seating for A Doll’s House, Pt 2

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CHICAGO (November 9, 2018) – Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of A Doll’s House, Part 2 by award-winning playwright Lucas Hnath, helmed by acclaimed director Robin Wittand featuring ensemble members Celeste M. Cooper (Emmy), Sandra Marquez (Nora) and Yasen Peyankov(Torvald), with Barbara Robertson (Anne Marie). Hnath’s bitingly funny play continues this classic story 15 years after the infamous door slam that ended Ibsen’s original play. […]