Summer Showcase film event at GSU

GSU To Host July 29 Film Showcase To Shine A Light On Social Justice Issues

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) presented by Governors State University (GSU) is hosting its inaugural Summer Showcase event on July 29. This year’s event will celebrate filmmakers who have chosen to highlight social justice issues through cinema. Presented in collaboration with the university’s Social Justice Initiative (SJI), led[Read More…]

The ladies of CROWNS

CROWNS Coming to The Drama Group

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Drama Group is pleased to continue our 90th Anniversary season, with a rousing production of CROWNS, the Gospel Musical by Regina Taylor and directed by Marylee Hoganson. Showtimes for CROWNS are 7:30 pm beginning Friday, April 29. It continues on April 30, May 5, 6, and[Read More…]

Freedom Hall Performances Return November 9

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- After more than a year of darkness, the stage at Freedom Hall in Park Forest will soon come alive with a full line-up of events for both its Main Series and Matinee Series beginning in November. Because of pandemic-related delays, the time between the schedule announcement and[Read More…]

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at Drama Group

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Drama Group is BACK LIVE!! After a devastating year of darkness, we’ve come back to light and life! We are excited to open our 90th Anniversary Season with the classic musical, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, directed by Andy Leahy.  We want to[Read More…]

Karen Clark Sheard will appear at the GSU Center for Performing Arts

Live, In-Person Events Return to Governors State University Center for Performing Arts this Fall

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Following an unusual season of streaming concerts, plays, opera, and dance productions directly to patrons’ homes, Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts (the Center) will return to in-person, live events this October. “Safety is very important to us. This season may look a bit different; with new arrival and dismissal procedures,[Read More…]

From left to right: Thea L. Anderson, Michael DePriest Reed, Reynolds “Rey” Andújar, Chuck Salvatore, Samantha Patti, and Rachel A. Kim Photo by Lane Cameron

Academic Theatre Returns to GSU with bobrauschenbergAMERICA

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Live theatre is back. At least, back online. With Governors State University’s Spring 2021 drama “bobrauschenbergAMERICA”, audiences experienced the excitement and magic of live performance from the comfort and safety of their homes with a live steamed production. “Originally, we hoped that live events would return by[Read More…]

Being the Dream

The Drama Group’s Black History Celebration Goes Online

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- While theatres across America remain dark due to CoVid-19, The Drama Group has been working hard to find a way to bring live streaming theatre back to its audience in the Southland. We are proud to kick off our 90th Anniversary season this month. Our new chapter[Read More…]