The annual Chicago theatre awards honored Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Court Theatre with five awards each,
Artists of color have had to work hard just to get to work in the Windy City, and in the process they’ve changed its theatres for the better.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
The lineup includes ancient Greek theatre, Wilson and Ibsen classics, and a ‘whodunit’ murder mystery.
From a director of patron services in D.C. to a dramaturg in Illinois, here are some theatre folks you should have on your radar.
The season will feature a world premiere by David Auburn and the final play in August Wilson’s Century Cycle.
The kind of leader who listened as much as he led, he also modeled an enviable work/life balance.
The executive director will leave the theatre at the start of the 2018-19 season.
The Chicago company will present a musical tribute, classic works, and a new play.
In morning addresses director Kimberly Senior and executive and technologist John Maeda addressed risk and struggle.