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Meet Court’s New Director of Development

This May, William Nalley joined Court Theatre’s staff as Director of Development. Camille Oswald, Associate Director of Marketing, sat down with Bill to learn more… Read More

Court Theatre Receives its Tony Award!

Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, and Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, on the red carpet. We want to be a part of it –… Read More

Court Theatre Receives 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award!

Exciting news! The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, Court Theatre will be the… Read More

Dramaturgical Notes: August Wilson’s TWO TRAINS RUNNING

Clyde Hare, Overview of the Hill District, 1952, Carnegie Museum of Art. Let’s begin with a few earned titles and monikers: Playwright. Historian. Preserver of… Read More

In Conversation:
Director Ron OJ Parson

Photo of August Wilson with Ron OJ Parson by Ray Baker. You have said that you always want to direct August Wilson. What… Read More

Hollis Resnik leaves a legacy at Court

We were devastated to learn that Chicago theatre legend Hollis Resnik passed away on Sunday evening. She appeared in innumerable Court Theatre productions since she… Read More

DRAWN TO THE SEA: Director Shana Cooper discusses the play that has “haunted her” for more than a decade

Director Shana Cooper is known for her visceral takes on classic plays. Her work with frequent collaborator and choreographer Erika Chong Shuch on Shakespeare’s plays… Read More

In Conversation: Playwright Richard Nelson

In March 2020, when the pandemic shuttered Court’s production of The Lady from the Sea on the eve of its first preview performance, Artistic Director Charles Newell… Read More

The Lady from the Sea Streaming FAQ

Having trouble viewing The Lady from the Sea right now? Try these six steps to fix your stream: Try refreshing your browser.  Don’t forget to click the… Read More

The Theatre World Loses a Dear Friend

Photo of actor Barry Shabaka Henley, Terry Teachout, and Court Artistic Director Charles Newell at first rehearsal of Satchmo at the Waldorf (Joe Mazza). We… Read More

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