Timeline Theatre announces purchase of Uptown property as future home

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Chicago, IL, December 21, 2018 – TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of property located at 5033–5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The property, which encompasses a five-story, 45,120-square-foot warehouse building plus a vacant lot near the corner of Broadway and Argyle, is planned as the […]

Lifeline Theatre Present “Fillet of Solo” Festival

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CHICAGO – Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 22nd Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 18–February 2, 2019. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago’s enduring storytelling and live lit scene, Lifeline brings 12 storytelling collectives and seven solo performers together for […]

2019 Skokie Idol Competition

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2019 SKOKIE IDOL Audition Date: January 12, 2019 Noon – 3 pm   Skokie, Illinois – MadKap Productions is holding the 5th annual SKOKIE IDOL competition with auditions beginning January 12, 2019.  Auditioners should prepare their very best song.  They may sing to a karaoke track, a CD, or a musical instrument. Auditioners will compete in one of three divisions based […]

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. […]