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A New Journey Begins

Brian Golden, Theatre Seven’s Managing Artistic Director and the Director of In the Heart of America talks to us about why we chose to produce this play now. I’ve wanted to direct In the Heart of America for about eight years. When I first read the play, I was blown away by the lyricism and poetry of its language …

Ben Brownson On Advance Ticketing

Audience Services Associate Ben Brownson — the guy you probably talked to at the door if you’ve been to a T7 show in the past year — talks to us about the importance of advance ticketing. — Most people don’t realize how important advance ticket sales are to the stability, growth, and sustainability of a …

George Zerante On Joining Theatre Seven, Part 1

A few months ago, George Zerante joined Theatre Seven, and we have been so much stronger for it. We asked George to talk to us about the experience, and he had a lot to say! Here’s part 1 of 2. — When did you first team up with Theatre Seven? How was that? I first …

Playwright Laura Jacqmin on “Look, We Are Breathing”

Laura Jacqmin, whose “Look, We Are Breathing” will be the first play read as part of our Shikaakwa reading series, talks to us. It’s a funny thing about plays: as playwrights, we’re supposed to be experts on our own work. But just over a year after I wrote the first draft of LOOK, WE ARE …

Taylor Fenderbosch (& Harriet Sogin) on Stage Managing

Stage Manager Taylor Fenderbosch — with annotations from Production Manager Harriet Sogin — on the experience of working on Mimesophobia. What is it like to stage manage Mimesophobia, you ask? Hm. In three words: confusing, exciting, and… well, paperwork-filled.[1] I found my way into T7 this past summer by answering a post on Chicagoplays.com for …