Thursday, November 21, 2013

Industry Ticket Offers

An Inspector Calls - Remy Bumppo Theatre at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln is offering $15 industry tickets to all previews – December 4-7 at 7:30pm and Dec. 8 at 2:30pm, all Friday nights through January 10, and the Thursday matinee Dec. 26. Use codeword "Industry" either online at or by calling the Greenhouse at 773-404-7336.

The Normal Heart - TimeLine Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. is offering $20 industry tickets on 3 additional nights with code INDUSTRY20 for performances on Wed. 11/27, Tue. 12/3 and Tue. 12/10. May be purchased online, by phone (773.327.5252) or at the door via Stage 773. Note that additional fees may apply at point of sale.

Street Justice: Condition Red - The Factory Theater at the Prop Thtr, 3504 N Elston, is offering $5 industry tickets on Monday December 9th at 8pm. Purchase tickets either online at or directly through ovation at

Tribes - Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, is offering $15 tickets to performances December 5 through December 22. Excludes Saturday nights. Use code “15249” online at or call Audience Services at 312-335-1650. Tickets must be reserved at least one hour before performance. Subject to availability.

Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up – The New Colony at Collaboraction Room 300 (1579 N Milwaukee Ave), is offering exclusive $10 industry tickets for Sunday, December 1st and 8th at 6pm. Industry tickets are available with code INDUSTRYSUNDAY online. Tickets are subject to availability.

Elegy - Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., is offering complimentary tickets to it's final performance on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. Mention POEM and include your name, preferred date, phone number and number of tickets in your email to or call the box office at 871.3000. Maximum number of tickets is four. Tickets based on availability.

Paulus - Silk Road Rising at the Historic Chicago Temple, 77 W Washington, is offering $15 industry tickets all weekend. Thursday, December 5 at 7:30pm, Friday, December 5 at 8:00pm, Saturday, December 6 at 4:00pm and 8:00pm and Sunday, December 7 at 4:00pm. To purchase tickets, follow this link or call the box office at 312-857-1234 x201 and use the code Industry. The code is good for up to two tickets, and the purchaser must provide a headshot and/or resume when picking up tickets. A limited number of industry tickets are available per performance.

Christmas Dearest - Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. is offering $15 industry tickets on Dec. 7, 3:30pm and Dec. 28, 3:30pm with headshot or resume. Must use code word 'industry' online. Subject to availability.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Chicago Artists Health Care Town Hall

Monday, December 9, 4-7pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington
Too many artists are uninsured!
Learn how to obtain health insurance with full benefits at a reasonable cost.
Attend this Town Hall to:
-Learn about the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” and how to sign up for insurance in Illinois.
-Find an affordable health insurance plan that cannot deny coverage for pre-existing conditions and covers doctor and hospital visits, maternity care and prescription drugs.
-Connect with Chicago-area health resources for people in the arts.
-Enroll in the Illinois Medicaid program, if you qualify.
-Get a free Flu Shot.
Presenter: Daliah Mehdi, Chief Clinical Officer, AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Interested in Enrollment? RSVP online to make an appointment with a state-certified Enrollment Navigator. Appointment confirmation and instructions will be emailed prior to the event.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Rehearsal Space Availability at About Face Theatre in Uptown

About Face Theatre has a 23'x24' rehearsal space available at their administrative offices on Wilson Avenue in Uptown. Includes tables and chairs and features great lighting and wood floors. Perfect for rehearsals, classes, or workshops. For more information, including rental rates and availability, please contact Corinne Neal at or call 773-784-8565x116.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Director/Dramatist Exchange at the Goodman Theatre

Monday, November 18th, 2013
7pm to 9pm
Goodman Theatre
Club Mezz 2nd Floor
170 North Dearborn Street

The event will be co-hosted by Douglas Post (Chicago Regional Rep, DG) and Elizabeth Margolius (Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of DirectorsLabChicago).This two-hour networking session will introduce directors to dramatists who are working on new plays and/or new musicals in the Chicago area. After a brief introduction, dramatists and directors may mingle and talk further.

If you would like to attend, please e-mail us at: no later than Monday, November 11th, 2013.

The first 15 directors who respond will receive a reservation to the event. In order to secure a reservation, you must submit a statement with your initial e-mail. Please include this statement in the body of your email. This one-page statement should consist of three things: (1) your contact information, (2) your professional biography (one paragraph only, written in the third person) and (3) a brief directorial statement describing your aesthetic and the kind of work that excites you. After we receive these materials, your reservation will be confirmed. Then, prior to the event, you will receive statements from all the dramatists as well as statements from the other attending directors.

There is no fee to attend this event. Drinks will be served!!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Industry Ticket Offers

All Girl Frankenstein - The Chicago Mammals at Zoo Studios, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave, Chicago is offering industry tickets for $15 through December 1. Use code word "league" at for $10.00 off the general admission ticket price.

Old Jews Telling Jokes - now playing at the Royal George Theater, 1641 N. Halsted Street, is offering $10 OFF Industry tickets for Tuesday-Wednesday and Thursday evening performances through December 12. Use code INDUSTRY online (, at the Royal George Box office or call 312-988-9000 For more info, visit

The Normal Heart - TimeLine Theatre Company at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. is offering $20 industry tickets with code INDUSTRY20 at these performances only: Wed. 11/6 at 7:30 pm, Fri. 11/8 at 8 pm, Sat. 11/9 at 4 pm. Tickets available via the Stage 773 Box Office: 773.327.5252 and online at Additional purchasing fees apply per order unless tickets are purchased in person at the box office. Advance purchase is recommended.

Detroit '67 - Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. is offering $15 tickets for industry professionals for performances November 8-17 (excluding Opening). Reserve at 847.673.6300, proof of industry requested upon ticket pickup. Find out more about the show at

Elegy - Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. is offering complimentary tickets for Saturday, Nov. 9 at 5 or 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. Mention LEAGUE and include your name, preferred date, phone number and number of tickets in your email to Maximum number of tickets is four. Tickets based on availability.

They Died Where They Lied - Akvavit Theatre at The Den, 1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, is having a special industry performance on Monday, November 11 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15. For more info, visit

Friday, November 1, 2013

Chicago Satellite Party for the National Convening of Latino Theatre on Nov 2nd

Brief Overview:
From October 31-November 2nd, HowlRound, in partnership with the Latina/o Theatre Commons will host the largest formal gathering of Latina/o theater-makers since 1986 at Emerson College. This national gathering will be livestreamed on HowlRound TV at For the full streaming schedule, review the program here. In addition to web streaming the convening, the Latina/o Theatre Commons has organized five satellite sites in cities around the country: Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City. These satellite sites will gather Latina/o theater-makers from their community to videoconference via Skype to watch the Plenary session Saturday morning, and for a special convening session on Saturday, November 2nd from 12:45pm-2:00pm EDT. This session will feature reports from each region about the ongoing Latina/o theater initiatives as well as cross country conversation.

Where: The Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601-- conference room.
When: Saturday, November 2nd 10am-2pm CDT
Questions?: Contact Sindy Castro via email at
Note: After the virtual session, participants will continue the local conversation that afternoon. Bagels & coffee provided.

To Register for your participation in this exciting event:
1. Please fill out the following survey:
2. Sindy Castro ( will follow up with a confirmation email to let you know you have been RSVP’D
3. You can also send her an email inquiry first, but she will still ask you to fill out the form/survey
4. Once you do this you will receive an email with even more details about the event
Please Note:
We encourage anyone in the Midwest interested in Latina/o theatre in Chicago /The Midwest and nationally to fill out the survey. We understand that space constraints, distance and schedules may not allow everyone interested to attend, but by filling out the survey, you are not only contributing to a greater understanding of the state of Latina/o Theatre in Chicago and the Midwest, you are also placing yourself on the mailing list to receive more information about the Boston Convening and any future Cafe Onda related Midwest Latina/o Theatre Events in Chicago. Teatro Luna and partner organizations will be hosting a follow up event in December to continue the conversation, so stay tuned for details!