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:
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
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
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