Steppenwolf’s “First Look” of new writers, new works Nov. 20

STEPPENWOLF PRESENTS its annual “First Look Repertory of New Work,” with three developmental productions – Christina Anderson’s Man in Love, Zayd Dohrn’s Want, and Carly Mensch’s Oblivion

Stage 773 gains Congo Square and Shattered Globe

STAGE 773 SHOWED OFF its newly renovated space on Sunday, Oct. 16 – and also gained two resident companies for the year. Congo Square Theatre Company, which lost its venu

Kohler-Drake is back with Actors Talent Group agency

The name “Maryann Ziesch” may not immediately register. But as Maryann Kohler-Drake, she spent over ten high-profile years as a film, television, and theater agent for Stewart Talent Agency. Now, after several years out of the business, Ziesch is back with her own boutique agency:

Sandra Delgado recipient of $15,000 theater grants

SANDRA DELGADO RECEIVES THE $15,000 Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship from the William and Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group. Delgado, a longtime member of

Second City training pioneer Jo Forsberg dies at 90

Chicago improv legend Josephine Raciti Forsberg passed away at age 90 on Oct. 3. Forsberg was present at the birth of what became the Second City, working with its earliest predecessor, the Playwrights Theatre Club. She taught workshops with Viola Spolin; produced and directed the Children’s

Second City’s 300 seat UP Comedy Club bows Nov. 17

Ever since Tony and Tina finally blew town on that long-delayed honeymoon, there’s been a vacancy at Piper’s Alley. But Second City is saying “ciao” to the interactive wedding crowd and hello to UP Comedy Club. The cozy new 300-seat venture

TWS names Steppenwolf's Snyder new artistic director

CHICAGO THEATER often prides itself on is the way that established artists work with smaller companies. The announcement that David Cromer will be returning to town to direct Jonathan Larson’s Rent for American Theater Company nex

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