Nine hundred high school students are expected to participate in the 2018 August Wilson Monologue Competition in Chicago, which includes in-school workshops and two rounds of competition ( preliminaries and semi-finals ), culminating locally in the Chicago finals at the Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut St., on Monday, Feb. 26.
The top two winners of the Chicago finals will compete in the national finals at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway on May 7.
The League of Chicago Theatres, Goodman Theatre and Broadway in Chicago are sponsoring the Chicago competition, with Derrick Sanders as organizer.
The Chicago finals are free and open to the public; call 312-554-9800 for ticket information. Also, visit chicagoplays.com/august-wilson-monologue-competition.html.