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A Season of American Classics

Charles Newell, Court's Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, shares his passion for the classic American stories we explore in Winter/Spring 2018.

Stephen J. Albert to Step Down as Executive Director

Court Theatre announces that Stephen J. Albert will step down as Executive Director after more than eight years with the company. He will remain at Court until the beginning of the 2018-2019 season as the University and Court Theatre initiate a national search for a successor. 

Revisiting Iphigenia in Aulis at the Getty Villa

This summer, Court Theatre was honored to remount its production of Iphigenia in Aulis at the Getty Villa stage in Malibu, California. The reprisal of Iphigenia was not so much a remount as a new production—the same translation and team, but with a different set of questions and challenges.

New Dining Partner: Nella Pizza e Pasta

Court welcomes its newest Dining Partner, located right next to Court Theatre—Nella Pizza e Pasta. Nella boasts a Neapolitan pizza and pasta-focused menu served in the spirit of a traditional Neapolitan restaurant.

Season 63 at Court

Charles Newell, Court's Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, shares his passion for the classic American stories we explore in 2017/18.

Lots of Love for Five Guys Named Moe

Critics are having "a blast" at at Five Guys Named Moe. “If you cannot enjoy yourself at this, well, then you’re no fun at all, dear reader … What matters most here is that the material is respected, the audience is nurtured, warmth comes in great waves" (Chicago Tribune). Read more excerpts from the reviews.

Court Receives 11 Jeff Nominations for 2016/17 Season

Court Theatre is thrilled to announce that we received 11 Jeff Award nominations for last season’s productions! Each year, the Joseph Jefferson Awards committee honors outstanding Chicago area theatre and artists.