Now in its third year, the theatre’s youth program offers young artists a chance to create art at the intersection of performance and social change.
TCG’s recent virtual gathering convened theatres of color to offer stories of hope, share practices and critiques, and build collective understanding.
While theatres remain dark, the company has started Call Time to advocate for mental wellness support for theatre workers.
The longtime critic and reporter, now theatre and dance editor at the Chicago Reader, gives her take on the city’s vibrant, often misunderstood theatre scene.
Robinson will bring his experience with community development and social justice to the arts organization.
Theatre companies who help youth make work out of their own concerns are empowering them for life as well.
A study of a recent season in the Windy City found that women wrote just 25 percent of plays and directed 36 percent.
The director, who receives the Alan Schneider Director Award at #TCG16, talks about her self-starting career and artistic restlessness.
As part of an expansion of the company and its mission, she will share leadership with founding artistic director Anthony Moseley.
The event offers $15-30 tickets to more than 100 productions at Chicago theatres, and experts and theatre leaders say it’s putting more (and new) butts in seats.