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Steppenwolf Adds One Week of Performances to STRAIGHT WHITE MENSteppenwolf Adds One Week of Performances to STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed Chicago premiere production of Straight White Men written and directed by Young Jean Lee. Hailed as "fascinating and hugely arresting" (Chicago Tribune, 3 ½ out of 4 stars) and "intriguing and entertaining" (Time Out Chicago), the production continues for seven additional performances, through March 26, 2017. Tickets ($20 - $89) to the additional performances of Straight White Men are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes internationally acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee this winter as she directs the Chicago premiere of her play, Straight White Men. The fearless and entertaining play features ensemble member Alan Wilder as the patriarch, Ed, who welcomes home his three sons-Madison Dirks (Jake), Ryan Hallahan (Drew) and Brian Slaten (Matt) for the holidays. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes internationally acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee this winter as she directs the Chicago premiere of her play, Straight White Men. The fearless and entertaining play features ensemble member Alan Wilder as the patriarch, Ed, who welcomes home his three sons-Madison Dirks (Jake), Ryan Hallahan (Drew) and Brian Slaten (Matt) for the holidays. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Unveils Art for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MENPhoto Flash: Steppenwolf Unveils Art for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes internationally acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee this winter as she directs the Chicago premiere of her play, Straight White Men. The fearless and entertaining play features ensemble member Alan Wilder as the patriarch, Ed, who welcomes home his three sons-Madison Dirks (Jake), Ryan Hallahan (Drew) and Brian Slaten (Matt) for the holidays. Scroll down for a peek at the official artwork for the show! (more...)

Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Headed to Steppenwolf This WinterYoung Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Headed to Steppenwolf This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes internationally acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee this winter as she directs the Chicago premiere of her play, Straight White Men. (more...)

New Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon PlaceNew Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Dixon Place presents its new commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) - a collection of theatrical short stories by the acclaimed performer, writer, and downtown favorite Jess Barbagallo (Half Straddle, The Big Dance Theater).  (more...)

New Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon PlaceNew Commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) to Open This October at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Dixon Place presents its new commission MY OLD MAN (AND OTHER STORIES) - a collection of theatrical short stories by the acclaimed performer, writer, and downtown favorite Jess Barbagallo (Half Straddle, The Big Dance Theater).  (more...)

Target Margin Theater's Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH Begins at HERE TodayTarget Margin Theater's Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH Begins at HERE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) beginning today, June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERETarget Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

David Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring GalaDavid Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

PS122's Spring Gala 2016 celebrates three contemporary luminaries whose influence ripples across borders and through generations by honoring Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, the visionary team behind Big Dance Theater. In addition, Nicole Birmann Bloom, of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will receive the Shining Star Award for her unwavering dedication to New York City arts and French-American cultural exchange. (more...)

New York Live Arts to Present Half Straddle's GHOST RINGSNew York Live Arts to Present Half Straddle's GHOST RINGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Following the success of their production of Ancient Lives at the Kitchen in 2015, Half Straddle, New York's captivating Obie-winning experimental theater troupe that has developed an international following, premieres Ghost Rings, a theatrical pop song cycle that burrows and soars through the twisted layers of love among best friends and a family band of yesteryear. Featuring Tina Satter, Chris Giarmo, Erin Markey, and Kristen Sieh, this world premiere will be presented for two weeks only, April 22 - 30, 2016, at New York Live Arts. For information and tickets, visit newyorklivesarts.org or call 212.924.0077. (more...)

New Georges Premieres Trish Harnetiaux's HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS at The Brick TonightNew Georges Premieres Trish Harnetiaux's HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS at The Brick Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Coming off of their Obie Award winning production of A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Great Lakes at City Center in January and the critically acclaimed Heartbreak at The Bushwick Starr in May, New Georges announces their final production of 2015, the World Premiere of HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS by Trish Harnetiaux (If You Can Get to Buffalo with Incubator Arts Project) at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn; www.bricktheater.com) as part of The Brick's Resident Artist program, tonight, December 3-19. (more...)

Cast Set for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Kirk Douglas Theatre This WinterCast Set for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Kirk Douglas Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN will have its West Coast premiere November 20 - December 20, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre, directed by Lee and presented in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The first U.S. performances of the play since The Public Theater presented its New York premiere last fall will feature a cast of Frank Boyd, Richard Riehle, Brian Slaten and Gary Wilmes. (more...)

Cast Set for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Kirk Douglas Theatre This WinterCast Set for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at Kirk Douglas Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN will have its West Coast premiere November 20 - December 20, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre, directed by Lee and presented in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The first U.S. performances of the play since The Public Theater presented its New York premiere last fall will feature a cast of Frank Boyd, Richard Riehle, Brian Slaten and Gary Wilmes. (more...)

New Georges to Premiere Trish Harnetiaux's HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS at The Brick This WinterNew Georges to Premiere Trish Harnetiaux's HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS at The Brick This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Coming off of their Obie Award winning production of A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Great Lakes at City Center in January and the critically acclaimed Heartbreak at The Bushwick Starr in May, New Georges announces their final production of 2015, the World Premiere of HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS by Trish Harnetiaux (If You Can Get to Buffalo with Incubator Arts Project) at The Brick (579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn; www.bricktheater.com) as part of The Brick's Resident Artist program, December 3-19. (more...)

Jill Hennessy, Emily Bear, First Ladies of Disco and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This MonthJill Hennessy, Emily Bear, First Ladies of Disco and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from October 14-25, 2015. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows, and scroll down for details! (more...)

Adrienne Truscott's 'ASKING FOR IT' Set for Longest NYC Run, Starting TonightAdrienne Truscott's 'ASKING FOR IT' Set for Longest NYC Run, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

PS122, The Chocolate Factory and The Creek & The Cave present Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else! Truscott's 'brilliantly bold and thoroughly engaging provocation'(The Times UK) that mixes humor, dance, video and p*ssy-puppetry while undoing the rules and rhetoric surrounding rape and comedy will have its longest yet New York City run. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott's 'ASKING FOR IT' Set for Longest NYC Run This FallAdrienne Truscott's 'ASKING FOR IT' Set for Longest NYC Run This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

PS122, The Chocolate Factory and The Creek & The Cave present Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else! Truscott's 'brilliantly bold and thoroughly engaging provocation'(The Times UK) that mixes humor, dance, video and p*ssy-puppetry while undoing the rules and rhetoric surrounding rape and comedy will have its longest yet New York City run. (more...)

Ariel Stess' HEARTBREAK Begins Tonight at the Bushwick StarrAriel Stess' HEARTBREAK Begins Tonight at the Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Bushwick Starr and New Georges are thrilled to team up for the world premiere of HEARTBREAK, written and directed by Ariel Stess, a tale of love, loss, power, soccer, and growing up. (more...)

Ariel Stess' HEARTBREAK to Run 5/13-30 at Bushwick StarrAriel Stess' HEARTBREAK to Run 5/13-30 at Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Bushwick Starr and New Georges are thrilled to team up for the world premiere of HEARTBREAK, written and directed by Ariel Stess, a tale of love, loss, power, soccer, and growing up. (more...)

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