Chicago Actors' Ensemble Collection

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-747-4300
Date: 1976-1996
Extent: 9 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
The Company was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in July 1984. In 1986, they moved into the fifth floor of The People's Church (now known as The Preston Bradley Center). Company produced the first Suzan-Lori Parks play in Chicago, "Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World."

Scope and Content Note:
Collection includes production and theater history, the foundation and termination of the theater, inclusion of play reviews, poster masters, financial history and grant application material.

Related Material: None