Charcoalblue Mondays Kick Off

Monday, April 29, 5PM 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! This summer, Charcoalblue will host a happy hour the last Monday of every month from 5pm-7pm at Green Street Meats. We’ll hold a couple of picnic tables near the bar, so stop on by and have a beer on the …

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DirectorsLabChicago Announces 2019 Lab

The DirectorsLabChicago (DLC) Steering Committee and Artistic Director Wm. Bullion are pleased to announce their 2019 DirectorsLab to be held Sunday–Saturday, August 18–24, 2019, at Victory Gardens Theater as well as in other prominent Chicago theater venues throughout the week-long collaborative symposium for stage directors. The theme for this year’s Lab is “In the Room.” Applications are available now at and the application deadline is April 30, 2019. More information about this year’s theme, including details about eligibility and the application process, are available at Applications will be accepted through …

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Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance is Seeking Performance Proposals

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance is launching a new Wednesday evening series this summer featuring music, dance, theater and more and we invite you to submit a proposal! We are looking for performances from 6-7pm on Wednesdays July 24, August 28, September 25, and October 23. Stipends will be provided.

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Space Availability at Victory Gardens Theater

Space available at Victory Gardens Theater in the Richard Christiansen Theater (RCT) for 12 weeks from Nov 11, 2019 through February 16, 2020. Could be split into 2 six week slots as well. The RCT rental package includes a fully ADA Compliant House – 109 seats, 20 are flexible; Stage – 37’2″W x 20’0″D x 13’3″H; 14″ deck height; small light package including standard light inventory, light board, cabling; small sound package including microphones, amps, speakers and playback devices; 2 dressing rooms (each seats four); 2 private restrooms; and a house manager. …

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Chicago Dramatists Classes

Screenwriting Essentials 1: Turn your idea into a story: write for the big screen. You have a great idea for a movie. It’s time to make it real and turn it into a powerful script. Take your first step with “Screenwriting Essentials 1”. Led by Mary Ruth Clarke, the original screenwriter of Meet the Parents, you will learn the ins and outs of the screenwriting craft. You will learn how to write dynamic and striking images that leap off the page and leave a glowing, searing image in the mind. Develop your …

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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.