5th Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride

Please join us this September 7th at 10:30AM at Foster Beach for the 5th annual celebration of our community. We will begin with the opening ceremony at the Memorial TeePee, then ride our bikes on the amazing Chicago lakefront followed by a lovely Community Pot Luck & BBQ. We are Chicago Theater artists, taking care of ourselves and celebrating our community. The 12 mile ride will start at Foster Beach Park at Foster and Lake Michigan and we will step off at 10:30am. We will ride north on the lakefront trail to …

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Open House Chicago Volunteer and Marketing Opportunities

Open House Chicago is partnering with the Year of Chicago Theatre to highlight the unique spaces throughout Chicago where live performances happen! Open House Chicago is a free annual festival organized by the Chicago Architecture Center that opens sites of architectural, historical, or cultural interest for public exploration. This year’s event on October 19-20 is expected to draw over 100,000 visitors to 250+ sites in 30+ neighborhoods. Through a collaboration with the Year of Chicago Theatre special events committee, visitors to the 2019 Open House Chicago will be able to explore and …

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All of our hearts go out to the Leonard and Libera family as they mourn the loss of their daughter Eleanor Finn Leonard. Nora was an inspiration to so many for her courage and kindness. As The Second City family celebrates her life tomorrow morning at a memorial service please join us in sending them love and healing during this time. In lieu of flowers, Nora’s family requests donations be made to Lurie Children’s Hospital or Gilda’s Club Chicago. #TeamNoraForever

Space Availability at Royal George Theatre

The Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, has fall/winter slots available for the 50 seat Gallery Theatre, prime time 3 – 6 week rentals. Great price and location, right across the street from Steppenwolf. Ticketing, house staff and bartender included. Also some availability in 190 seat Cabaret for one night events, stand-up comedy, workshops, corporate meetings and more. For further information or viewing appointment, contact Joe at 312-988-9105.

Ghostlight Ensemble seeking short scripts

Ghostlight Ensemble is seeking short scripts (a maximum of 15 minutes) with strong female characters that are geared toward young audiences (under 12). Priority will be placed on scripts that are ethnically and culturally diverse, that do not require complicated sets or costumes and that fit our mission. This is open to playwrights in any geographic area. NO FEE. Selected plays will be produced as part of a festival of theatre for children under our Nightlight banner in early February. Electronic submissions only, please. Submit cover letter with full contact information, short …

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