Sideshow Theatre Company Artistic director Jonathan L. Green announced he will step down this fall after helming the company for 13 years.
Green will be succeeded by ensemble member and Artistic Director-elect Regina Victor ( a onetime Windy City Times theater critic ), with ensemble member Justin J. Sacramone serving as the company's associate artistic director. Green will continue his work with Sideshow as an artistic company member.
Under Green's leadership, Sideshow Theatre produced more than 30 shows, including 13 world premieres, and commissioned 15 new works. The company was also honored with Broadway In Chicago's Emerging Theatre Award and received 23 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations during his tenure.
Victor's three years of collaborations at Sideshow Theatre include serving as director on Brynne Frauenhoffer's Pro-Am, originally slated for March 2020 production and postponed. Through Sideshow's Freshness Initiative, they have dramaturged HeLa and Calamity West's Christmas at Home.