Waiting for Lefty, by Clifford Odets will be presented September 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. and September 25-26 at 2 p.m. in the Center for the Performing Arts Theatre.
The new book, Makeshift Chicago Stages: A Century of Theater and Performance. explores Chicago theater as a reflection of the city’s personality.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF) announced the 2021 Actor Honor Roll inductee at the Bard Bash celebration on Saturday, August 7 at Ewing Theatre in Bloomington. The 2021 inductee is actor Chauncy Thomas.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF) has selected Dan Matisa as the 2021 John Stevens Equity Actor. Each season, funds from the John Stevens Memorial Fund support bringing an Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) member to the Illinois Shakespeare Festival stage.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival, a staple in Bloomington-Normal and significant partner to Illinois State University, had to cancel its 2020 season. The festival is back with shows—Measure for Measure, The Winter’s Tale, and the Theatre for Young Audience’s production of A Summer’s Winter Tale—that started the first week of July and run through August 7.
Illinois State University alum Brendan Hunt co-created and co-stars in the hit show Ted Lasso.
Illinois Shakespeare Festival ticket sales open to the general public on Monday, May 10, 2021, at noon. Individual tickets are $25 per person, with $15 tickets available for preview performances.
Illinois State University’s School of Theatre and Dance in collaboration with the Creative Technologies program will present the Spring Dance Concert: Pivot on April 29, 30, and May 1 at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom Webinar.
Gallantry and The Old Maid and the Thief are prerecorded operas that will be streamed on WGLT, Friday, April 30, at 8 p.m.
Illinois State University’s School of Theatre and Dance presents a virtual production of Robert O’Hara’s ”Barbecue” on April 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom Webinar.