Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Rehearsal and Meeting Space Available at American Blues Theater



Rehearsal and Meeting Space available at American Blues Theater.

American Blues Theater has 700 sqft of rehearsal and meeting space available for rent. Rates start at $10 per hour. Off night and daytime availability through July and open availability beginning in the fall.

American Blues is located at 4809 N Ravenswood Ave at Ravenswood and Lawrence. We are a short walk to the Damen Brown Line and directly across from the Ravenswood Metra. Easy street parking and tons of bike racks.

Contact Jaclyn Holsey at 312-725-4228 or JaclynH@AmericanBluesTheater.com.

Free Platforms, Masonite and Step Units from 20% Theatre



20% Theatre is getting rid of platforms, masonite and step units, for free! If your theatre company can come and pick them up, please contact Lindsay Bartlett at lindsay@twentypercentchicago.com for logistical information.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Industry Ticket Offers

For a complete list of industry ticket offers available click here

The Portrait – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for July 15-29 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Bloodshot – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for August 10-24 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Rose – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for August 19-September 2 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

I Do Today – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for September 2-16 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

The Happiest Place on Earth – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for September 17-October 1 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Uncle Philip’s Coat – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for November 27-December 11 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Miss America – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for January 6-20 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Circumference of a Squirrel – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount for January 13-27 performances. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets for previews, $10.50 weekday tickets, or $12 weekend tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. Does not include opening night performance.

Eroica - Azusa Productions i/a/w Redtwist Theatre at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Brwn Mawr is offering $12 Industry performances (Sun, Tues, Wed @ 7:30 pm and Saturday 3 pm) July 9-August 7. Tickets online at https://dime.io/events/eroica or at the door if available.

Production Availability at the Cornservatory



Corn Productions is located at 4210 N. Lincoln avenue and has availability from Nov 1st - Dec. 3rd.

Corn is easily accessible by the Brown Line and there is ample parking in the neighborhoods. Our main-stage space seats up to 60 persons.

For a tour or more information, please contact Lindsay Bartlett, the Rentals Manager, at cornservatoryrentals@gmail.com. or visit our website at cornservatory.org.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Industry Ticket Offers

World Builders - First Floor Theater at Collaboraction’s Room 300, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave Third Floor is offering $15 tickets for performances June 23- July 2. Use code MIKOR online at https://dime.io/events/world-builders. Tickets must be reserved at least one hour before performance. Subject to availability.

Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure - Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave. is offering $20 industry tickets to performances Sunday, June 26 at 7:30PM and Thursday, June 30 at 2PM.  Use code INDUSTRY2 to access $20 tickets (in all sections) for the performances listed above. Available online at lookingglasstheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 312-337-0665.

This - Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd. is offering an industry appreciation night on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. Use the code "appreciation" for $15 House or $25 Top Shelf tickets. Then, stick around for a meet & greet and enjoy our 50% off, industry discount post-show at the bar! Special bonus: actors, bring a headshot & resume and you'll receive an appointment for our next round of general auditions. Buy tickets.

Constellations - Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted is offering $20 tickets to all shows through July 2. Use code FINALCHANCE online at steppenwolf.org or call Audience Services at 312-335-1650. Tickets must be reserved at least one hour before performance. Subject to availability.

MotherStruck! – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, is offering industry tickets for performances through July 17. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336.

The Way She Spoke: A Docu-mythologia – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, is offering industry tickets to performances through July 10. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336.

Monday, June 20, 2016

CSz Education offers Improv Training Camp

Kids 7-14 half day 8:30am-12 noon
Kids & adults (18+) full day 8:30am-3:30pm
July 18-22, Adult 1
July 25-29, Kid 1
August 1-5, Adult 2
August 8-12, Kid 2
Kids' camp split into two simultaneous sessions for ages 7-10 & 11-14; each week's curriculum different so kids can take both weeks and receive new material.
Email camp@cszchicago.com
For more information visit http://www.cszchicago.com/

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Costumes and Clothes Available from ElevArte Community Studio

Costumes, vintage stuff, hats, shoes, aprons, animal attire, aprons, 90 vests, aprons, kids folklorico, 60 civil war style shirts, and more... All that we collected, were given, found or made over the last 40 years of performing.

If you are interested or know anyone who would want any of this contact Jean at 312/342-9112 and please leave a message or a text or email j52parisi@sbcglobal.net.

Victory Gardens hosts Benefit Performance and Reception for Congo Square Artistic Director Sam Roberson on 6/18

Victory Gardens Theater will host a special benefit performance of The House That Will Not Stand by Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by VG Artistic Director Chay Yew, in support of Congo Square Theatre's Artistic Director Sam G. Roberson, Jr. on June 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Victory Gardens will donate fifty percent of the proceeds from the performance to assist Roberson with housing, food and medical care as he waits for a heart and kidney transplant. The evening will include a pre-show reception starting at 6:30 pm to celebrate Sam followed by the performance at 7:30 pm. Tickets for this performance can be purchased at www.victorygardens.org or by calling the box office at 773.871.3000. Victory Gardens Theater is located at 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Additional donations to support Roberson can be made at https://www.gofundme.com/samgjr.

"We support Sam in this challenging moment in his life. Since his arrival to Chicago a few years ago, Sam has been a remarkable leader and a beacon in our theatre community," comments Artistic Director Chay Yew. "One thing I admire most about Chicago theatre is our tremendous love and support for each other, on and off stage. We hope this event inspires more opportunities within our community to donate to Sam's need. We want Sam 100% healthy and happy."

About Sam G. Roberson, Jr.
For the past 12 years, Sam has been teaching art across the country and is the newly appointed Artistic Director of Congo Square. He has also taught in the city with Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, American Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, and 16th Street Theatre. His Chicago stage credits include: Samuel J and K (Steppenwolf Theatre), Civil War Christmas (Northlight Theatre), The Colored Museum and Sanctified (Congo Square), Living Green and The Lost Boys of Sudan (Victory Gardens Theatre), and The Ballad of Emmett Till (Goodman Theatre).

Victory Gardens joins with the friends and family of Samuel G. Roberson Jr. to raise financial support to assist with housing, food, and ongoing medical needs as he waits for a heart and kidney transplant. Sam serves as Artistic Director at Chicago's Congo Square Theatre and is a beloved Chicago theatre artist. Sam was recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure due to long term effects of the chemotherapy and radiation he received as a child. Sam was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 8 and relapsed at 11 years old. Additionally, he had a tumor in his jaw at 22 years of age. As Sam waits on a heart, he will not be able to work.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Rehearsal Space Availability with About Face Theatre



About Face Theatre's facility at 5252 N Broadway features three distinct (and distinctive!) rehearsal rooms available for rent at great low rates. Since moving into the space just over two years ago, we are proud to have welcomed over a hundred small theatre companies to share our space for rehearsals, auditions, classes, planning meetings and more!

All spaces offer wifi, individually controlled heat and air, use of our tables and chairs as available, and access to our shared kitchen area. We are also located right above a newly renovated coffee shop and near several other restaurants and grocery stores for snack and dinner breaks. :)

We offer affordable rates for evenings and weekends along with a special super discounted rate for daytime rentals.

For more information click here.

Performance Space Availability at Filament Theatre

Primetime performance space has recently opened up at Filament Theatre for this Fall. Filament is a blackbox space with 15ft ceilings (no columns) that allows for up to 100 seats. Please contact rentals@filamenttheatre.org with inquiries. Rehearsal space is also available. Learn more about filament here: www.filamenttheatre.org.

Industry Ticket Offer

For a complete list of industry ticket offers click here

The Art of Falling -  Hubbard Street + The Second City at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 E Randolph St. is offering a two-for-one industry discount on tickets to their acclaimed collaboration running through June 19 only. To get one ticket free with the purchase of one ticket purchased at full price, use code SPLIT online at hubbardstreetdance.com/summer. Offer code SPLIT is not valid on previously purchased tickets, or through the Harris Theater Box Office, or in combination with any other offer, and is subject to availability.

Constellations - Steppenwolf Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted, is offering $25 tickets to the following performances June 14- June 24 Use code 24951 online at steppenwolf.org or call Audience Services at 312-335-1650. Tickets must be reserved at least one hour before performance. Subject to availability.

Pygmalion - Oak Park Festival Theatre at Austin Gardens, 157 Forest Ave, Oak Park, is offering $10 industry tickets to All THURSDAY performances through July 16. Call the Box Office at 708-445-4440 and ask for Industry Tickets. Full details on the show available at www.oakparkfestival.com.

That's Weird, Grandma -The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N Ashland Ave. is offering $6 tickets for performances (June 20-August 15) with code INDUSTRY. More show information and tickets at barrelofmonkeys.org.

Human Terrain - Broken Nose Theatre presents at Voice of the City, 3429 W. Diversey. All tickets to the Chicago Premiere of Jennifer Blackmer's award-winning play are Pay-What-You-Can, allowing patrons to set their own ticket price. Runs until July 9. Buy online at http://dime.io/events/human-terrain or www.brokennosetheatre.com.

MotherStruck! – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets to preview performances June 15-June 19. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336.

The Way She Spoke: A Docu-mythologia – Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln, is offering an industry discount. Use promo code INDUSTRY for $8.50 tickets to preview performances June 17-June 19. Tickets can be purchased online at greenhousetheater.org or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336.

The Divine Sister - Hell in a Handbag at Ebeneezer Lutheran, 1650 W. Foster, is offering $16 industry rates for the run of the show through July 10 with code word 'industry' online or in person. Please bring proof at door. Go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2483185 for dates and times.

Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical - Northwestern University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Arts Circle Drive in Evanston, is offering half price general public tickets for any performance with code INDUSTRY. Limit 2 per patron. Offer code INDUSTRY is not valid on previously purchased tickets, in combination with any other offer, and is subject to availability. Buy online at http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/wirtz/summer2016 or 847-491-7282.

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In a Play!" - Northwestern University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Arts Circle Drive in Evanston, is offering half price general public tickets for any performance (excluding Thursday, August 4th at 10am) with code INDUSTRY. Limit 2 per patron. Offer code INDUSTRY is not valid on previously purchased tickets, in combination with any other offer, and is subject to availability. Buy online at http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/wirtz/summer2016 or 847-491-7282.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Winter Space Rental Availability with Raven Theatre



Raven Theatre Company has available prime-time rental space in their 59-seat West Stage Theatre from Jan 2, 2017-Feb 5, 2017. Please contact John at info@raventheatre.com for more details.