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My First Time
July 02, 2014

By: Myrna Petlicki and Lawrence Bommer

Lawrence Bommer, Chicago based free-lance writer, critic, and playwright and Chicago Footlights managing editor and arts columnist Myrna Petlicki share their first times at the theater. (continue)

Journey Up-The-Hill and Play in the Woods
May 07, 2014

By: E. R. Prost

Experience an enchanting evening under the stars in Spring Green, WI, where nature and art come together at American Players Theatre. (continue)

'Priceless' Stradivarius violin stolen in armed robbery in Milwaukee
January 29, 2014

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. (continue)

January 16, 2014

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. (continue)

The 11 Comedies to See in Chicago This December
December 02, 2013

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. (continue)

Writers Theatre to build Studio Gang-designed theater
November 13, 2013

By: Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

Private donations make ambitious project in Glencoe possible (continue)

2013 Equity Jeff Awards: 'Good People' and 'Sunday' are big winners
November 03, 2013

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... (continue)

Our new Theater Loop puts you on Chicago's stages
October 25, 2013

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,... (continue)

Things to do in Chicago this fall: 16 theater shows to see
September 10, 2013

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.


Jeff Awards Equity nominations honor outstanding 2012-2013 productions
September 04, 2013

By: Jeff Awards press announcement

The Equity Jeff Awards celebrate 45th season (continue)

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