Cast Announced for Raven Theatre's RED VELVET Cast Announced for Raven Theatre's RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016

Michael Menendian, Producing Artistic Director of Raven Theatre, has announced casting for the company's upcoming production of Red Velvet, by Lolita Chakrabarti.... (more...)
Windy City Playhouse Announces Casting for APARTMENT 3A Windy City Playhouse Announces Casting for APARTMENT 3A
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016

Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's most sophisticated theater, presents the Chicago premiere of Apartment 3A by Emmy award-winning, twice Tony award-nominated actor/musician Jeff Daniels.... (more...)
Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a femi... (more...)
JETTISON, an End of the World Drama, Premieres at Gorilla Tango Theatre JETTISON, an End of the World Drama, Premieres at Gorilla Tango Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Jettison, an End of the World Drama, Premieres at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago IL 60647),October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, and 14th at 8pm. Tickets are $10; to purchase tickets c... (more...)
Photo Flash: Steep Theatre Presents BOBBY CLEARLY Photo Flash: Steep Theatre Presents BOBBY CLEARLY
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Nobody from the town of Milton, Nebraska ever gave much thought to Bobbie before the tragedy in the cornfield. Two years later, it's hard for them to think of much else. In the darkly comic Bobbie Cle... (more...)
2nd Annual PARAGON Sci-Fi Play Festival to Feature 40 Shows 2nd Annual PARAGON Sci-Fi Play Festival to Feature 40 Shows
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

The 2nd annual Paragon-A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Theatre Short Play Festival stages 40 short plays showcasing 38 playwrights, 37 directors and 110 actors in just two days.... (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THE BURIALS Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THE BURIALS
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) begins its 2016/17 season with The Burials, a world premiere by acclaimed playwright Caitlin Parrish, directed by Erica Weiss. Inspired by the enduring Greek tragedy... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE HOLIDAY SPECIAL RETURNS Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE HOLIDAY SPECIAL RETURNS
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Barrel of Monkeys celebrates the season with THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: The Holiday Special Returns, a line-up of student-written stories inspired by the holidays, winter, elves, gift-giving and more, pla... (more...)
Red Tape Theatre to Present Midwest Premiere of A HEDDA GABLER Red Tape Theatre to Present Midwest Premiere of A HEDDA GABLER
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Red Tape Theatre will produce the Midwest premiere of A HEDDA GABLER, adapted and with translations by Chicago-based playwright Nigel O'Hearn and directed by Artistic Director Max Truax.... (more...)
Chicago Shakespeare Welcomes Deborah Vandergrift as General Manager Chicago Shakespeare Welcomes Deborah Vandergrift as General Manager
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) names Deborah Vandergift to the newly created position of General Manager.... (more...)
Photo Flash: THE BARDY BUNCH Celebrates Opening Night at Mercury Theater Photo Flash: THE BARDY BUNCH Celebrates Opening Night at Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, runs in a limited engagement in Chicago,... (more...)
Danny Gardner, Mary Michael Patterson and More to Star in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at The Marriott Theatre Danny Gardner, Mary Michael Patterson and More to Star in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

All the romance, glitz and glamour of the roaring 20s pour into The Marriott Theatre this fall with one of the most beloved and celebrated musicals of all time, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewing October... (more...)
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Announces Regional Premiere of DARK SISTERS Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Announces Regional Premiere of DARK SISTERS
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Dark Sisters Park Ridge--Third Eye Theatre Ensemble, a Chicago performance company, which seeks to engage audiences with inspiring performances relevant to today's ever-changing world, will be present... (more...)
WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman WONDERFUL TOWN at Center of Weeklong Leonard Bernstein Celebration at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Goodman Theatre kicks off its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein's timeless musical composition of hope and adventure, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green a... (more...)
Try for Your Shot! HAMILTON Launches Day-of-Show Digital Lottery in Chicago Try for Your Shot! HAMILTON Launches Day-of-Show Digital Lottery in Chicago
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced a day-of-show digital lottery for Hamilton, launching in Chicago today, September 27, 2016 at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe).... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's Holiday Show TWELFTH NIGHT Photo Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's Holiday Show TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Midsommer Flight continues its fifth season of free Shakespeare programming, presenting a remount of last year's hit, a free indoor production of the comedy Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, dire... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Bardy Bunch at The Mercury Theater Photo Flash: The Bardy Bunch at The Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its l... (more...)
CLOSE TO YOU: THE MUSIC OF THE CARPENTERS Returns to Raue Center CLOSE TO YOU: THE MUSIC OF THE CARPENTERS Returns to Raue Center
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to announce the return of Lisa Rock and her six-piece band as they pay tribute to the music of Karen and Richard Carpenter in "Close to You: The Music of The Carpen... (more...)
Porchlight Music Theatre Extends IN THE HEIGHTS Through November Porchlight Music Theatre Extends IN THE HEIGHTS Through November
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce a second extension of Porchlight's 22nd season opener, the multi-Tony Award-winning In The Heights, now playing throu... (more...)
American Writers Museum Appoints Inaugural President American Writers Museum Appoints Inaugural President
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

American Writers Museum (AWM), the first and only museum of its kind opening in March 2017 at 180 N. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, has announced the appointment of its inaugural president, Carey Cransto... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING in Chicago Return Photo Flash: First Look at TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING in Chicago Return
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, returns to the Windy City through De... (more...)
BWW Review: Victory Gardens' Wickedly Funny HAND TO GOD BWW Review: Victory Gardens' Wickedly Funny HAND TO GOD
by Misha Davenport on September 26, 2016

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The Highland Park Players Presents BILLY ELLIOT The Highland Park Players Presents BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Highland Park Players will soon present the non-equity Chicago area premier of the 10-time Tony Award winning show, Billy Elliot the Musical. Asher Alcantara of Wilmette and Cade Pearlman of Highland ... (more...)
Genesis Theatrical Productions Presents THICKER THAN WATER Genesis Theatrical Productions Presents THICKER THAN WATER
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2016

Playwright Douglas Parker is known for his plays BESSIE:  The Life and Music of Bessie Smith, Life on the Mississippi, a play about young Samuel Clemens and Declarations, a one act play drawn from the... (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Weird Al in Impromptu Performance VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Weird Al in Impromptu Performance
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2016

Loyal followers of the hit #Ham4Ham show will recall that Weird Al Yankovic was featured on a digital episode of the popular pre-show performances that Lin-Manuel unwittingly began on the afternoon of... (more...)
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