March 26, 2018.Reading time 1 minute.
Hannah Goodman, who wowed audiences during the 2nd Act Players’ 2017 performances of Moving Boxes, has been accepted for a summer study program at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. The 133-year-old conservatory numbers among its alumni Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Robert Redford. Lauren Bacall, Danny DeVito, Kirk Douglas and scores of […]
March 23, 2018.Reading time 1 minute.
2nd Act Players veteran Julie Mitre has been cast to play Mrs. Grant in the Chicago-based Saint Sebastian Players’ upcoming production of The Front Page this summer. Mitre holds the distinction of having appeared in more 2nd Act Players’ productions than any other female cast member in the company’s five-year history. She made her 2nd […]
March 16, 2018.Reading time less than 1 minute.
The deadline for entering the 2nd Act Players #MeTooPlayFestival was yesterday, March 15, but with St. Patrick’s Day almost upon us, we’re feeling a wee bit generous and so are extending the deadline until noon central time, Sunday, March 18. That should give you time for St. Patrick Day revelry (the holiday is bigger than […]
March 5, 2018.Reading time 1 minute.
This year’s Oscars were a reminder than creative people can do their part to support the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements by showcasing works that spotlight the issues, their impact on people and what needs to be done. That’s exactly what the 2nd Act Players’ #MeTooPlayFestival is all about this year. Playwrights, there’s less than two weeks […]