May 18, 2022

Chicago Public Library and Actors’ Equity Unveil Chicago Film Archive of Performance

From the Chicago Tribune:

2016-05-23_14-06-55A new archive of Chicago theater performances is being created through Actors’ Equity and the Chicago Public Library that will allow anyone with a valid photo ID to watch recorded shows like the recent hits “Sender” and “Byhalia, Mississippi.” It was announced Tuesday that The Chicago Film Archive of Performance, a program that mirrors the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive which has documented productions since 1970, will receive a permanent home in the Harold Washington Library’s Special Collections and Preservation Division.

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