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The Theatre School presents rare Ibsen play ‘The Lady from the Sea’

The Theatre School presents rare Ibsen play ‘The Lady from the Sea’

Kirsten Onsgard

October 21, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Finding comfort in a new place is something that second year DePaul Theatre School student Erin Kraft understands well. Read More »...

DePaul alum stars in Richard Pryor play

DePaul alum stars in Richard Pryor play

Erin Yarnall

October 11, 2015


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For many students, getting out of their hometown is the ultimate goal. This was never the case for E. Faye Butler, a native Chicagoan and dedicated theater actress who has worked in Chicago theater for decades. Read More »...

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

Matthew Paras

October 4, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Theater

AJ Lubecker is the life of a party. Read More »...

DePaul Second City students find new places to laugh

DePaul Second City students find new places to laugh

Nina Gaulin

September 20, 2015


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The legendary Second City Theater — highly praised for its comedy performances and classes — was threatened by a fire that broke out Aug. 26 in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. Read More »...

Chicago’s new theater tradition: Paragon Fest

Janna Lyhus

August 29, 2015


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Otherworld Theatre Company’s "Paragon Fest" is the world’s largest Science Fiction/Fantasy One-Act Play festival. The cozy Public House Theatre provided a perfect setting for travel to all dimensions of time and space; the actors were brilliant, hilarious, and thrilling, and the stories were out of thi...

First Floor Theatre’s Kafkapalooza pays modern tribute to Kafka

First Floor Theatre’s Kafkapalooza pays modern tribute to Kafka

Nina Gaulin

August 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

For the past three years, First Floor Theater has asked local playwrights to put together a show that both exposes audiences to the work of classic writers and introduces a new twist of modernity to timeless ideas for an annual literary festival.  Each year, these playwrights pay tribute to the works of one influenti...

The Theatre School at DePaul announces 2015-16 season

Erin Yarnall

August 14, 2015


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The Theatre School at DePaul University announced its 2015-16 season. Read More »...

Review: Broadway in Chicago’s ‘Once’

Review: Broadway in Chicago’s ‘Once’

Emma Rubenstein

June 4, 2015


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The Tony Award winning “Once” has made its way to Chicago this month for a brief but magical time. Read More »...

Review: Goodman Theatre’s ‘The Little Foxes’

Review: Goodman Theatre’s ‘The Little Foxes’

Emma Rubenstein

May 24, 2015


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Lillian Hellman’s acclaimed “The Little Foxes” has inundated The Goodman Theatre and is winding itself around the heart of every audience that comes to experience it. Directed by Henry Wishcamper, this production retains all of the sinister energy and political exploration that has coined it as one of America’s great plays....

Wrights of Spring festival at DePaul Theatre School celebrates work of young playwrights

Wrights of Spring festival at DePaul Theatre School celebrates work of young playwrights

Emma Rubenstein

May 17, 2015


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The electric and innovative Wrights of Spring Festival takes place over two weeks every year, during which student scripts are explored in various forms. Read More »...

Chicago cast member Leslie Rochette talks ‘Jersey Boys’

Emma Rubenstein

May 10, 2015


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The acclaimed “Jersey Boys” is returning to Chicago this spring, and is ready to once again deliver its beloved energy. Read More »...

DePaul students launch Springboard Theater Company

DePaul students launch Springboard Theater Company

Michael Schmidt

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Springboard Theater Company premieres its third production Saturday — and this time, the theme is improv. “Panic! at the Sketch Show” will showcase talents of multiple DePaul students’  — whether as sketch writers or improv connoisseurs. Read More »...

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