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Videos tagged 'theatre'

Alvin Ailey Dance Co.

Posted on March 5, 2014

The Alvin Ailey Dance Co. is in town through Sunday. Executive director Robert Battle speaks about the highlights of the legendary dance troupe’s current show.

Barrel of Monkeys

Posted on February 19, 2014

Putting a new spin on theatre, the Barrel of Monkeys troupe performs plays written by children. Molly Brennan explains the method behind this madness.

Inspiring U: Tracey Scott Wilson

Posted on February 13, 2014

Playwright Tracey Scott Wilson speaks about ‘Buzzer,’ an inspiring story about a group of friends that touches on race, gentrification and loyalty.

Ain't Misbehavin'

Posted on February 13, 2014

Aly Bockler is at Stage 773 speaking with actress Sharriese Hamilton about the hit musical ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’,’ a joyful celebration of African-American history.

A Raisin in the Sun

Posted on November 13, 2013

Mildred Marie Langford and Jerod Haynes from TimeLine Theatre Company’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ discuss the play.

Joys of Jefferson Park

Posted on October 15, 2010

Peaceful and quaint, the historically Polish Jefferson Park even has its own newspaper—not to mention some of the best Polish sausage in the city!

The Diverse Rogers Park

Posted on October 1, 2010

Touting its place as Chicago’s most diverse neighborhood, Rogers Park is pervaded by a deep sense of community and an appreciation for the arts.

Chatham Charm

Posted on September 10, 2010

The African American-owed businesses of Chatham include a renowned publishing house, theatre and restaurants selling anything from African fare to gigantic donuts!

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