Year of Chicago Theatre Opportunities

The City of Chicago and the League of Chicago Theatres have designated 2019 as the Year of Chicago Theatre. This citywide, year-long focus on theatre is the first of its kind in the U.S. The initiative includes performances and special events for the public at hundreds of cultural venues, theaters, parks and neighborhood locations throughout the city. The City of Chicago and its partners will also launch a marketing campaign; provide additional financial grants to theatre projects; encourage dialog around inclusion and equity; and call on civic, philanthropic, arts and business leaders …

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Industry Ticket Offers this week

I Wanna F%#!ing Tear You Apart – Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge, is offering $20 industry tickets on Tuesday, March 5 at 8 p.m. For tickets use code INDUSTRY online at http://rivendelltheatre.org/tear-you-apart/. We Are Proud to Present… – Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted is offering $10 industry tickets through the end of the run, 3/16. Use code INDUSTRYPROUD online at steppenwolf.org or call Audience Services at 312-355-1650. Tickets must be reserved at least one hour before performance. Subject to availability.  Little Shop of Horrors – Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport …

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Submissions Now Being Accepted for Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre. Playwrights from the Chicagoland area and alumni of The Theatre School are eligible to apply, and the winner will be announced in June. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2019. The Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre was established at The Theatre School to honor the memory of the Rev. Donald Cunningham, a Chicago priest, playwright, and lover of theatre. The Cunningham Commission was established by an endowment gift …

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Alliance AMP (Arts Move Policy) Series: Arts + Immigration

Arts Alliance Illinois  Thu Feb 28 from 5–8pm National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 West 19th Street Chicago, Illinois 60608 Click here for more information and to register With immigration dominating headlines, artists are stepping up and educating the public about the implications of local, state, and national policies. How can creative communities influence immigration policy in Illinois, and what steps can they take to protect and promote cultural exchange and expression? Featured speakers include artists Joseph Josué Mora and Aram Han Sifuentes, with additional presenters to be announced. General admission is …

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National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference in Chicago, July 30 & 31, 2019

National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference in Chicago, July 30 & 31, 2019 Constituents of LoCT are entitled to a $180 registration discount, and 3-for-1 to the National Arts Marketing, Development and Ticketing Conference: July 30 & 31, 2019 presented by Arts Reach at Navy Pier, Chicago The overall theme for the conference is “Next Generation Strategies for Revenue Growth” SUPER EARLY BIRD DEADLINE – GET 3 FOR THE PRICE OF 1 by March 16. In addition to receiving the lowest price, when one person from your organization registers by March 16 …

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Williams Street Repertory Accepting Submissions for 2019-20 Reading Series

Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County’s only professional theatre company, is excited to announce it is now accepting submissions for its 2019 – 2020 Reading Series (formerly LAB Series) at Raue Center For The Arts. WSRep has chosen to rebrand the program following the recent changes in guidelines for new play developmental workshops set down by the Actors’ Equity Association. Actor, director and WSRep Ensemble Member, Michele Vazquez, will be at the helm of WSRep’s newly rebranded series as the program manager. Vazquez, who directed the world premiere of Deborah Yarchun’s “Bomber’s Moon” …

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Year of Chicago Theatre Performance in Millennium Park Opportunities

Application deadline is Monday, March 25 at 5pm CST As part of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, this special designation DCASE is seeking proposals from Chicago’s diverse theatre and performance community – including street theatre, stage combat, musical performance, improv and immersive theatre – to present original works at Millennium Park. Companies will have the opportunity to develop site- -specific theatre performances that engage the unique architecture, design, public art and Cloud Gate Plaza as the ultimate stage. Between July–October 2019, DCASE will commission up to 12 theatre companies to complete …

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