Gina Gionfriddo: In-Depth with the BECKY SHAW Playwright

August 4, 20172016

BECKY SHAW playwright Gina Gionfriddo loves tackling dark subjects in humorous ways. “I think this play, as with my other plays… they’re funny but they’re dark-funny,” she says. “You see the audience trying to figure out if they have permission to laugh or not. Once they give over to it—that they’re laughing at stuff that’s … Read More

A Brief History of Contemporary Latina Playwrights

July 12, 20172016

Playwright Fernanda Coppel is known for staying true to her Latina identity in the work she creates. Read on to learn about some of the other Latinas who have made an impact on the contemporary American theater scene. You might also enjoy: Q&A with KING LIZ playwright Fernanda Coppel Inside Look with actor turned director … Read More

Inside Look with Production Manager Alex Rhyan

July 11, 20172016

With the rate that Windy City Playhouse has been growing, it’s shocking that they only have six staff members! The newest full-time staffer is the Playhouse’s Production Manager, Alex Rhyan. We had the chance to go behind the scenes with him to learn a little more about his story and the work at the Playhouse … Read More

Inside Look with Actor Turned Director, Rengin Altay

July 11, 20172016

If you have had a chance to see KING LIZ, I am sure you will not at all be surprised to hear that in addition to the talented actors, we have an equally talented and experienced team behind the scenes who helped the show come to life! We had the chance to sit down with … Read More

Meet the newest member of the Playhouse!

July 11, 20172016

We’re thrilled to share with the Playhouse community that we have a new staff member: Rachel Borgo! As our Box Office Associate, Rachel is here to help make your trip to the Playhouse as smooth as possible — from finding free & easy street parking, recommending pre-show dining, and helping you decide which specialty cocktail … Read More