Tuesday, April 24, 2007


'The Producers' Closes Sunday

Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom said goodbye Sunday to Broadway, as "The Producers," the hit Mel Brooks musical, ended its New York run after 2,502 performances
(from Associated Press, via Yahoo News).


Friday, April 20, 2007


Midwest Independent Film Festival May 1st

The Midwest Independent Film Festival takes place Tuesday, May 1st at 6 p.m. at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark Street [Google Map].



Branding the Actor

It's just so simple. Do what you do. Do it well. Do it on principle or do it as a principal; do it in a theatre or on a screen at a theater. People will learn that's your YOU and they'll show up to pay for it again and again.
(from Bonnie Gillespie).



Let's Flip It Quote

About celebrating your good shows when you need it most: after a bad show.


Saturday, April 14, 2007


Michael Merritt Awards Theater Design Expo

Monday April 23rd, 2007 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Steppenwolf Theatre's Yondorf Hall 758 W. North Avenue, Chicago

Theater Company Artistic Directors and representatives at the Expo include:
  • Steve Scott (Goodman Theatre Associate Producer and Freelance director)
  • Al Franklin (Steppenwolf Production Manager)
  • Nathan Allen (The House)
  • P.J. Powers (Timeline)
  • Eric Rosen (About Face)
  • Brian Pudil (Shattered Globe)
  • Alison Ramsey (Remy Bumppo Production Manager)
This is all I know about this; caveat actor.


Friday, April 06, 2007


Equity's Annual Membership Meeting April 13

You can by telephonic hookup... hear statements of candidates running for election to Council. It starts at 11 a.m. in the Member Center at 125 S. Clark Street, Suite 1522, Chicago, IL.

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Steppenwolf and Lookingglass Joint General Auditions

Lookingglass and Steppenwolf are having their generals together on April 18, 19 and 20 (info here and here). It's a time and nerve saver.


Tuesday, April 03, 2007


Tribune Goes Private, May Sell Cubs

The Tribune Company has announced...
a transaction which will take the company private, with shareholders receiving $34 per share in a two-stage plan... Tribune Company has intentions of selling the Chicago Cubs as well as its 25% share in Comcast SportsNet Chicago at the end of the 2007 baseball season
(from Cynopsis).