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Time To Say Goodnight To The Hot Karl

LakeviewThe longest running late night improv show in Chicago is coming to an end.  After 15 years, the popular late night improv show The Hot Karl is coming to a close on June 14, 2014 at The ComedySportz...
Bassprov, Maribeth & Andy - CIF 17

A Snapshot of Chicago Improv Festival 2014

This was the 17th year for the Chicago Improv Festival, which is funded and produced by Chicago Improv Productions, a not-for-profit arts organization that supports improv across the US through...

ShPIeL - Performing Identity Presents Two Chicago Theater Luminaries for the World Premiere of THE PASSIONS OF EMMA GOLDMAN, Written and Performed by Roslyn Alexander and Directed by Dennis Zacek, May 13 - June 22

LakeviewThe One Woman Tour de Force about the Social Justice Activist Performs at Stage 773, May 13 – June 1, and The Skokie Theatre, June 4 – June 22. Opening Night and Press Night is Thursday, May 15 at 7:...
Depraved New World

Our World is Depraved, Reports The Second City

Old TownThe world is depraved, and just plain bizarre if The Second City’s latest show, Depraved New World is to believed. And why shouldn’t we believe The Second City? This is its 102nd revue so it's proven...

Signal Ensemble Theatre Closes 2013-14 Season with the World Premiere of THE NEXT THING, May 1 - June 7

North CenterSignal Ensemble Original Musical Production has Book by Member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra and Music and Lyrics by Member Jon Steinhagen CHICAGO – Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the final...
Chicago Improv Festival

Chicago Improv Festival 2014

Andersonville, Chicago, Lakeview, Old Town, WrigleyvilleThere’s nothing second rate about the comedy scene in Chicago. The Second City, IO, the Playground – and many other theaters, troupes and groups citywide – prove that on a daily basis but it’s all...

Shakespeare comes to The Gift Theatre in Jefferson Park

Jefferson ParkThe Gift Theatre in Jefferson Park is preparing for a summer of betrayal, lies and misdirection with the production Othello. In the theater’s 13-year history, this is the first time the 30-seat...

American Blues Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of the International Sensation and Multi-Award Winning GROUNDED by George Brant, June 6 - July 13

Lincoln ParkLisa Portes, in Her American Blues Theater Debut Directs Gwendolyn Whiteside in a Gripping and Emotional Solo Performance CHICAGO – Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues...

Lyle Finds His Mother

Chicago, Rogers ParkOn Sunday, March 23rd my two daughters and I had to opportunity to attend the Lifeline Theatre’s musical production of “Lyle Finds His Mother” based on the children’s book by Bernard Waber. Before it...

Lifeline Theatre Concludes 2013-2014 Season with MONSTROUS REGIMENT, World Premiere Adaptation of the Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett Opens June 9, 2014

Chicago, Chicago Area, Far North, Rogers Park, IllinoisCHICAGO – Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Monstrous Regiment, by ensemble member Chris Hainsworth, and directed by Kevin Theis (two-time Non-Equity Jeff...

International Voices Project Announces 2014 Lineup of Stories from Around the World at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater Mondays and Tuesdays April 7 - 29

Chicago, Chicago Area, Lincoln Park, North, IllinoisThe Fifth Season Includes Eight Readings Featuring Plays from Austria, Norway, Uganda, Sweden, Germany, Canada, Egypt and Chile CHICAGO – International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to present the...

Lifeline Theatre's Hit A TALE OF TWO CITIES Adds Performances to Accommodate Demand

Chicago, Chicago Area, Far North, Rogers Park, IllinoisProduction Now Closes April 13 CHICAGO – To accommodate ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces five added performances of its Jeff Recommended, critically-acclaimed production of A Tale of Two...

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Chicago, Chicago Area, Lakeview, North, IllinoisThe Frank Loesser Musical about the Man Who Rises from Window Washer to Chairman of the Board has Direction by Rob Lindley, Music Direction by Kory Danielson, Choreography by Brenda Didier and the “...

Lifeline Theatre KidSeries Presents LYLE FINDS HIS MOTHER, World Premiere Musical Based on the Popular Children's Book

Far North, Rogers ParkCHICAGO – Lifeline Theatre’s KidSeries presents Lyle Finds His Mother, a world premiere musical based on the beloved children’s book by Bernard Waber, adapted by Jessica Wright Buha, with music and...

Lifeline Theatre Presents "YOU-NITE" For 2014 Annual Gala Benefit May 1 at Mayne Stage

Rogers ParkState Senator Heather Steans To Receive Commitment To The Arts Award CHICAGO – Lifeline Theatre presents “YOU-NITE” for its 2014 Annual Gala Benefit. It’s a benefit all about Lifeline’s supporters...

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