Chicago Theatre Review
News From Congo Theatre
Congo Square Theatre lands NEW home in Southport Corridor
Acclaimed Theater Company Celebrates a New Space and Leadership Team for Season 2011/2012
October 2011 Congo Square Theatre Company is pleased to announce their new home for the 2011/2012 season will be Stage 773 (formerly Chicago Theater Building), located in Chicago's Southport Corridor area. The new production home for the critically-acclaimed and award-winning theater company signals a solid leap forward for the company in 2011.
Along with a new home, the company has unveiled its official leadership team, with Ann Joseph-Douglas as Executive Director and Daniel Bryant as Artistic Director. Bot
h have been successfully managing the company, in interim status, since the departure of
founding Artistic Director Derrick Sanders in 2009. This announcement comes on the heels of a successful 2010/2011 season that garnered the company 22 Black Theater Alliance Award nominations for The Nativity and Brothers of the Dust, and a Jeff Award nomination for Brothers of the Dust playwright, Darren Canady.
Congo Square's new production home, Stage 773, is located at 1225 W. Belmont, in Chicago.
For more on Congo Square Theatre Company – visit http://www.congosquaretheatre.org
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