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Playbill to Celebrate Gay Pride

By EDGE | Apr 17
Playbill iconic yellow and black logo seen in programs both in New York and around the United States gets a new look, at least for the month of June.


Theatre Reviews

Chloë Grace Moretz plays the survivor of a gunman’s attack on a school in this play by Scott Z. Burns

The Library

By Daniel Scheffler | Apr 16
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

Kim Martin-Cotten as Mrs. Conway, Rose Hemingway as Hazel Conway, and Amanda Quaid as Kay Conway in J.B. Priestley’s Time and the Conways,

Time and the Conways

By Rodney Rodriguez | Apr 8
Set during a historically important time in British history, this play at The Old Globe mirrors the successes and failures realized by the British people via the experiences of the members of the Conway family.

’Hair’ runs to April 27 at Keegan Theatre


By Doug Rule | Apr 6
Keegan Theatre’s current production of "Hair" features an acting champion -- specifically the entire ensemble cast of 20-something actors.


Theatre Features

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

The cast of ’Water by the Spoonful’

Director Edward Torres on ’Water By the Spoonful’

By Lisa Lipsey | Apr 8
Critic praise "Water by the Spoonful" as "provocative" and "tender." Just as exciting is the Old Globe’s choice of director for their production of the play: Edward Torres, who spoke about the play and his vision for it.