Wednesday, January 30, 2008


Midwest Independent Film Festival February 5th

The Midwest Independent Film Festival takes place Tuesday, February 5th at 6 p.m. at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark Street [Google Map].


Friday, January 25, 2008


Reading of 'Process: An Improviser's Journey'

Second City Training Center Faculty member and Main Stage Alumni Michael Gellman and Training Center Faculty member Mary Scruggs will read excerpts from their newly released book, Process: An Improviser's Journey on Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 at 6:00pm at The Second City e.t.c. Theatre (1608 North Wells Street in Piper's Alley. [google map]) Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the authors before the reading starting at 5:30pm and after the reading until 7:30pm. The event, including the reading, is free
(from The Second Citizens Newsletter).


Thursday, January 24, 2008


Handling Rejection

Rejection is an everyday occurrence for actors, but we can choose how not to react to rejection.


Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Rehearsal Space Available

Open Eye Production's rehearsal space available. Nights/Days/Weekends! Affordable rates and great location only 2 blocks from the Paulina and Addison brown line. Piano available for rental. Auditions/Rehearsals/Meetings/Classes!

Good street parking. Near Starbuck's and Dunkin Donuts!

This is all I know about this; caveat actor (or rather producer).


Monday, January 07, 2008


Entrances and Exits

We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.
-Tom Stoppard


Saturday, January 05, 2008


Wicked Sets Box Office Record

The Chicago production of "Wicked" has announced that it broke its own box office record, grossing $1,418,363.24 for the week ending Dec. 30, filling the Oriental Theatre to capacity. That's the top earnings for a single week in Chicago theater history, according to Broadway in Chicago
(from Chicago Tribune).