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More ‘Hamilton’ tickets go on sale Aug. 29

Your next shot at scoring “Hamilton” tickets is coming up next week. Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced Wednesday that a new block of tickets for the Chicago production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony winning hip-hop history lesson will go on sale Aug. 29. The new tickets will...

Morgan Freeman Will be Awarded SAG’s Highest Honor

A voice that is recognized all over the world is now being recognized for a lifetime of achievement. Morgan Freeman has been awarded SAG-AFTRA’s highest distinction, the SAG Life Achievement Award. Freeman is not only being celebrated...Show More Summary

Robert Lepage 'Coriolanus' in Stratford's 2018 season

The Stratford Festival of Canada, a longtime summer favorite of Chicago theater fans, has announced its 2018 season, which will mark Robert Lepage’s Stratford directorial debut with a social media-infused production of Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus.” Centered on the theme of “Free Will,” the season...

Wrestling play 'Chad Deity' returns in a world that's even more foreign

Kristoffer Diaz’s “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” caused a bone-shaking, brain-tickling sensation when it premiered nearly nine years ago at Victory Gardens. It transferred to off-Broadway and became a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010. Diaz’s premise — using the world of professional wrestling...

Now Casting: Show Off Silly Stunts + Other Segment Roles On MTV’s ‘Summer in the City’

There’s nothing like summer in the city, and MTV knows it! Join the network’s “Summer in the City,” a live program—consisting of performances, stunts, and celebrity appearances—as segment talent this August. There are also roles available...Show More Summary

‘In the Envelope’ Podcast Episode 13: Regina King

“In the Envelope: An Awards Podcast” features interviews with award-winning actors and other creatives. Join host and Awards Editor Jack Smart for a front row seat to the industry’s biggest awards races! Brought to you by HBO. One of...Show More Summary

Victory Gardens sets season casting

Victory Gardens Theater announced complete casting for four productions in its 2017-18 season Tuesday. As previously announced, “Fun Home” (Sept. 19-Nov. 12), featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, will star Danni Smith as Alison with Sage Elliott Harper and Stella...

L.A. Now Casting: Be Part of a Live Concert in ‘Traffic Jams’ + More

Get the opportunity to be part of a live concert audience in “Traffic Jams” Season 2! In partnership with Spotify, “Traffic Jams” pairs a rapper and producer who have never worked together before to collaborate on an original song that they create in a car en route to their location. Show More Summary

Review: Gypsy (Music Theater Works)

Always a demanding musical to produce, this Gypsy is a huge production by any standards. Rudy Hogenmiller, Clayton Cross and Roger Bingaman lead an accomplished cast of 31 performers (that includes kids and one dog) along with a 23-piece orchestra. Show More Summary

All the right instincts in this storefront 'Shockheaded Peter'

It has been 16 years since “Shockheaded Peter,” the cultish British “junk opera” created by the Improbable Theatre and the Tiger Lillies, was first seen at the Athenaeum Theatre. Last time, the show featured most of the brilliant original cast and all three of the Tiger Lillies, the quirky, British...

Review: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Red Theater)

Playwright Kristoffer Diaz takes a hard behind-the-scenes look at the complex world of wrestling: the ruthless producers, the arrogant champions, and the workhorses who genuinely love the sport and the art. Red Theater’s production is...Show More Summary

Atlanta Now Casting: Join Teen Comedy ‘Dumplin’ + More

An upcoming teen comedy starring Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston is seeking a female actor for a background role! “Dumplin’,” based on the novel of the same name, centers on a girl who enters a beauty pageant to win over theShow More Summary

Now Casting: CBS’ Upcoming ‘Instinct’ Seeks Background + 3 More Gigs

Trust your instinct and jump on the opportunities in today’s casting roundup! CBS’ upcoming crime series “Instinct,” starring Alan Cumming as a former CIA operative who “is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose,” is currently seeking actors for background roles this month. Show More Summary

Rose has us believing too in Music Theater's 'Gypsy'

“Everybody needs something impossible to hope for” sounds like an inspirational sentiment you’d find embroidered on a throw pillow. But cozy domesticity and its accouterments have little to do with the business of show, particularly in the hand-to-mouth, fake-it-’til-you-make-it world inhabited...

Catch a Phoebe Waller-Bridge Play + More London Happenings

Oh London Town, how we love you, especially when you provide such an exciting array of events for our entertainment and delectation. We’ve searched high and low for the very best the city has to offer this week. Here are our top picks. It’s...Show More Summary

Daniel Craig Back as Bond + More U.K. Industry News

Hello and welcome back to our roundup of news you shouldn’t have missed from the past week in show business. We’ve been expecting you, Mr. Bond.If Bonnie Tyler singing “Total Eclipse of the Heart” during a real total eclipse isn’t coincidence...Show More Summary

A stunning Young Woman in 'Machinal' at the Greenhouse Theater

“I suppose I gotta marry somebody,” says the sardonic Young Woman of Sophie Treadwell’s “Machinal,” sounding like she’s acquiescing to a death sentence. “All girls do.” The office-bound, mostly impecunious heroine of this fabulously daring and beauteously bitter 1928 play — now at the Greenhouse...

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