Theater on the Lake: The Chicago Summer Theater Festival TOL in the Works – Bi-Annual New Play Commission

Entering its 67th season and second season developing new work, Theater on the Lake is excited to again call for proposals for its 2019-2020 Theater on the Lake: In the Works New Play Commission. For decades this festival has successfully showcased Chicago’s finest off-Loop theater. In order to better support and nurture Chicago’s thriving theater community, this festival is expanding to also support the advancement of new work by Chicago artists through the development of one new play over a two year partnership. The 2017-2018 Inaugural Commission was awarded to Sandra Delgado, …

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Industry Ticket Offers

The Firestorm by Meridith Friedman – First Folio Theatre at Mayslake Hall, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St, Oak Brook. $15 tickets will be offered to Industry Professionals for performances March 27 – April 28. Weds. evenings at 8 PM, Thursday matinees at 3 PM, Fri. evenings at 8 PM Tickets are on an “as available” basis and may be purchased online or through the box office using the code INDFIRE. When picking up tickets, buyer must bring a union card, a headshot/resume, tech resume, or business card indicating employment in …

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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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