WBEZ | Shatner's World: We Just Live In It http://www.wbez.org/tags/shatners-world-we-just-live-it Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: Second City opens teen company http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-05/daily-rehearsal-second-city-opens-teen-company-99562 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/4460272059_b269562f13_z_0.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center; "><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_oNFOwnoldo" width="560"></iframe></p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Now&#39;s your chance to become that teen superstar </strong></span></span>you&#39;ve always dreamed of!&nbsp;<a href="http://www.secondcity.com/training/chicago/news/detail/1548692134423998525/1863527738242952316/">Second City is opening a teen company</a>; auditions are June 1 and 2 for those 13 to 17, though it seems as though you would have had to be a go-getter and sign up for those already....&quot;In the past five years we&#39;ve seen tremendous growth and incredible talent coming out of our youth classes and summer camps,&quot; Second City&#39;s CEO/Executive Producer Andrew Alexander said in a statement. &quot;It seemed only fitting that we provide more resources to these talented teens and a regular stage to share their unique voices.&quot; These summer classes they speak of run from June 11 to August 31 and you can pay for those.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Regina Taylor</strong></span></span>, the playwright and director <em>Crowns </em>at the Goodman, has chosen a person for <a href="http://www.chicagoreader.com/gyrobase/theaster-gates-acre-restaurant-alexander-mqueen/Content?oid=6398257&amp;storyPage=1">her <em>Reader </em>Culture Vulture pick</a> this week: Theaster Gates.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Stage 773</strong></span></span> hosts&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sgtheatre.org/?page_id=99"><em>Honest</em>&nbsp;<strong>| Fair </strong></a>(emphasis theirs) this Sunday for one performance either, from&nbsp;Protégé Ensemble: &quot;Since early September...[they&#39;ve] been exploring the rehearsal and devising techniques of contemporary American practitioners including Moises Kaufman, Robert Wilson and Anne Bogart. Focusing on the Nunnery Scene from&nbsp;<em>Hamlet</em>&nbsp;as source material,&nbsp;<em>Honest</em>&nbsp;<strong>| Fair</strong>&nbsp;is the bad-ass culmination of this year&#39;s work. Experience a portal into Hamlet and Ophelia&#39;s disintegrating relationship as you&#39;ve never seen it: Shattered.&quot; Tickets are free.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>-<a href="http://paramountaurora.com/"> Paramount Theater</a>&nbsp;is extending&nbsp;<em>Route 66</em></strong></span></span> for two months, until&nbsp;August 19. And because you&#39;re marking your calendars for January 2012, William Shatner will be there with his show <em>Shatner&#39;s World: We Just Live In It</em>.&nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 25 May 2012 10:38:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-05/daily-rehearsal-second-city-opens-teen-company-99562