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By: Jesse Garza and Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A 300-year-old Stradivarius violin on loan to Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was stolen during an armed robbery after a performance by Almond at Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn said Tuesday.
By: Milwaukee Ballet
Milwaukee Ballet is only holding one audition for male and female dancers interested in the Milwaukee Ballet Company for the 2014-15 season.
By: Catey Sullivan, Chicago Arts and Culture
The Second City does a seasonal special, Hellcab plays at Profiles Theatre, and Burning Bluebeard is on at The Wit.
By: Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
Private donations make ambitious project in Glencoe possible
By: Chris Jones, Theater Loop, Chicago Tribune
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Broadway drama "Good People," and its lead actress, Mariann Mayberry, emerged triumphant at the Joseph Jefferson Awards held at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace on Monday...
By: Gerould Kern, editor
Chicago ranks as one of the most important theater cities in the world, earning accolades in the same breath with London and New York. This city is the birthplace of many great American plays and launched the hopes and careers of many Hollywood,...
By: Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago
Which Chicago plays are the most anticipated of the fall? These 16 shows are among those we're most looking forward to as the new theater season begins.
By: Jeff Awards press announcement
The Equity Jeff Awards celebrate 45th season
By: Chris Jones, The Theater Loop, Chicago Tribune
A few sharp intakes of breath could be heard at Cahn Auditorium on Sunday afternoon when Rudy Hogenmiller, the former Broadway hoofer who morphed into the artistic director of the Light Opera Works of Evanston, made his first entrance as theater's...
The 40th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony is on Monday, June 3, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago. Honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area, there are 120 nominations in 25 categories for...