City Lit seeking submissions for Art of Adaptation Festival

City Lit Theater will present THE ART OF ADAPTATION on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 31, June 1 and June 2, and is currently soliciting for pieces for the festival. Submitting playwrights may be located anywhere, but a connection to Chicago is strongly encouraged. City Lit staff will select six to eight adaptations, each of which will be awarded $200.00. The selected adaptations will be given two performances over the course of the weekend with performances on Friday and Saturday night and a marathon of all pieces on Sunday. A panel of …

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Office Space for Sublet at About Face Theatre

About Face Theatre is seeking a sub-tenant for a private, furnished 300-square-foot office space. The space includes utilities, wi-fi, access to a small kitchen, built-in shelving, access to our professional copy/print machine, and 24/7 access! Conveniently located on the second floor above a coffee shop, across the street from a large grocery store, half a block from the Berwyn red line station. North-facing windows get plenty of sunlight. Come join us! Contact Managing Director Alana Zalas at or at 773-784-8565 x 103.

TDF National Open Caption Initiative

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) is now accepting applications for their National Open Caption Initiative.

The program offers a two-year partnership with professional regional theatres to sponsor open captioned performances and increase attendance by people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Space Availability at Corn Productions

PRODUCTION AVAILABILITY AT CORN PRODUCTIONS Corn Productions, or the Cornservatory, is located at 4210 N. Lincoln and has availability for a full renter for three weeks in July (June 30 – July 20). Renter will also receive ONE WEEK FREE OF REHEARSAL. Corn is easily accessible by the Brown Line and there is ample parking in the neighborhood. Our main-stage space seats up to 45 persons. Our space is also ADA accessible with brand new air conditioning and seats. For a tour or more information, please contact Lindsay Bartlett, the Rentals Manager, …

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Arts + Culture Leaders of Color Fellowship

Americans for the Arts, in partnership with The Joyce Foundation and American Express, is launching a new initiative to support equity in arts leadership in the Great Lakes region! The Arts + Culture Leaders of Color Fellowship (ACLC Fellowship) is a two-year pilot to invest in a cohort of emerging and mid-career arts professionals of color in the Great Lakes region. The 2019 – 2020 cohort will only be selected from applicants living in Chicago, Cleveland, and Indianapolis. We invite you to learn more about the eligibility criteria and join in our …

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Performance Space Available at Rivendell Theatre – beginning May 6 through June 29, 2019 *Special Summer Discount available!

Intimate fifty-seat theatre comes with full lighting package and sound equipment, beautiful exposed brick lobby, dressing rooms, air conditioning and heat, WiFi, and wheelchair accessibility. Close to Red line stop at Bryn Mawr and Clark street bus with free parking available at Senn High School. Location: 5779 North Ridge Avenue in Edgewater Availability: Beginning May 6 through June 29, 2019 Rent: $1200 per week for mainstage rentals / $250 per day *Contact Tara directly at to inquire about summer special! Contact: or call 773-334-7728 For more information visit our website …

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Green Design with Tony Award-winning Set Designer Donyale Werle

Sunday, April 7, 10AM-11AM – Lecture on Sustainability and Design Monday, April 8, 5:30-8:30PM – Theatre Community Green Design Lecture and Discussion The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine Join Tony Award-winning set designer and sustainable design advocate Donyale Werle for a green design lecture for the Chicago theatre community. Donyale will share some of her ideas, philosophies and inspiration for more sustainable design like her set for Brokeology at Lincoln Center, which was built and decorated from products purchased at Habit for Humanity’s ReStores. Following the lecture there will …

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