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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Spotlight Reading Series is the brainchild of Ron OJ Parson, Court’s Resident Artist. Ron believes that the classic canon should include writers of color, and wanted to bring classic but rarely seen plays to a younger audience, and to the community at large.