2019 Open House Chicago Opportunity for Theatres

Do you have a theatre venue and are looking for new audiences? Are you interested in connecting to the Year of Chicago Theatre in a simple and exciting way, right in your own neighborhood? Join fellow theatres in participating in Open House Chicago, a citywide program for thousands of visitors to discover unexpected and beloved neighborhood spaces across the city! Gain the opportunity to attract new and captive audiences – and through a special collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Center for the Year of Chicago Theatre, participating theatres will get special visibility …

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Applications open for 8th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival

Stage 773 Executive Producer Jill Valentine and Co-Producer Liz McArthur are thrilled to announce that they will be accepting applications from May 15 to July 1 for the 8th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, taking place August 22 through August 25 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The Chicago Women’s Funny Festival features all comedic art forms including stand up, sketch, solo, vaudeville, improvisation, burlesque, musical and more. The event packs over 80 shows, featuring over 400 performers from over 160 groups into four funny-filled days. Applications are welcome to all female-identifying …

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Space Availability at Chopin Theatre

Due to cancellation, Chopin Theatre available for Summer/Fall theater and music productions. Full lights, sound and projection systems, concert piano and free parking. For inquiries, call or email Lela Headd Dyrkacz 773-396-2875 or info@ChopinTheatre.com.

Charcoalblue Monday on Wednesday, May 29

Wednesday, May 29, 5:30pm Green Street Meats, 112 N Green St Charcoalblue is a theatre design consultancy originating in the UK, and we’ve finally established a studio here in the Windy City. Now we want to get to know the people who make this the greatest theatre city in the country: YOU! Join us for the second installment of Charcoalblue Mondays…on WEDNESAY, May 29! We’ll hold a couple of picnic tables near the bar (or outside, weather permitting!) so stop on by and have a beer on the Charcoalblue tab. Our staff …

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#MeToo + 18 Months: Prevention, Investigation, Redress

Lawyers for the Creative Arts in association with the League of Chicago Theatres and See Chicago Dance presents #MeToo + 18 Months: Prevention, Investigation, Redress Wednesday, May 29 at 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The Alice at the Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Ave. FREE, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE A seminar providing practical advice by attorneys, managers and artists with experience in issues of sexual harassment in the performing arts. MORE INFORMATION

Theatre Community Invitation to Manuela Infante’s Estado Vegetal at MCA Stage

Dear Chicago Theatre Colleagues, In celebration of our final performance of the spring season, we invite you to join the MCA Stage on Friday, May 10 for a special evening of performance with Chilean theater-maker, Manuela Infante. 6:45pm | Pre-show Reception, Marisol 7:30pm | Performance of Estado Vegetal, Edlis Neeson Theater 8:45pm | Post-show Talk, Edlis Neeson Theater 9:15pm | On-stage Champagne Toast with the artists Enjoy refreshments at an exclusive pre-show reception with Associate Curator of Performance Tara Aisha Willis, the artist herself, as well as members of the League of …

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