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Tuesday, October 9, 4:25 PM written by AFT Theatre

Announcing About Face Theatre’s 2018-2019 Season!

About Face Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season: Chicago Premiere! THIS BITTER EARTH By Harrison David Rivers Directed by Mikael Burke  Chicago Premiere! DADA WOOF PAPA HOT By Peter Parnell Directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm World Premiere! 20/20 Created by AFT Artists with the Youth Theatre Ensemble Led by AFT Artistic Director Megan Carney CHICAGO (July 10, […]

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Wednesday, January 31, 12:00 PM written by AFT Theatre

Get Ready To Laugh with Wonka Ball at Saturday Night Live: The Experience

You’ll look mah-velous as your favorite comedy character and relive 40 years of television history in the Museum of Broadcast Communications’ once-in-a-lifetime Saturday Night Live exhibit. From “Wayne’s World” to “Celebrity Jeopardy” to “Weekend Update,” there’s no need to be ambiguously gay at Wonka Ball, where you’ll interact with SNL sets, original props and costumes […]

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Wednesday, September 13, 5:23 PM written by AFT Theatre

Megan Carney Named New Artistic Director of About Face Theatre Company

CHICAGO (September 13, 2017) – The Board of Directors of About Face Theatre Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Carney as AFT’s new Artistic Director. Carney, who currently serves as the Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will join the company this fall. She […]

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Wednesday, July 26, 8:25 PM written by AFT Theatre

Announcing About Face Theatre’s 2017–2018 Season!

Midwest Premiere! SIGNIFICANT OTHER By Joshua Harmon Directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm A Co-Production with Theater Wit   Midwest Premiere! TIME IS ON OUR SIDE By R. Eric Thomas Directed by Megan Carney   Midwest Premiere! BULL IN A CHINA SHOP By Bryna Turner Directed by AFT Artistic Associate Keira Fromm  About Face […]

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Friday, March 24, 12:30 PM written by AFT Theatre

About Face Theatre Prepares to Blast Off at Wonka Ball: Forbidden Planet

CHICAGO (March 23, 2017) – Get ready to blast off! About Face Theatre invites guests to the final frontier – space – for an out of this world evening at WONKA BALL: FORBIDDEN PLANET. The company’s annual gala will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8 pm (VIP Cocktail Reception at 7 pm) at Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available […]

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Thursday, March 23, 3:30 PM written by AFT Theatre

About Face Theatre Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff to Step Down at End of 2016-17 Season

CHICAGO (March 23, 2017) – The Board of Directors of About Face Theatre announced today that Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff will step down at the conclusion of the company’s 2016-17 season. AFT’s Board has formed a committee to conduct a national search for Volkoff’s successor and to oversee the leadership transition. A detailed job description and instructions to apply will be […]

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