Christopher Shinn News

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's TEDDY FERRARA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2013

The world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn is directed by Evan Cabnet. This stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy features Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 03, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Directors Lisa Peterson, Bryan Davidson Blue, Elena Araoz and Chris Henry will direct the four new works debuting as part of Cherry Lane Theatre's 15th anniversary MENTOR PROJECT, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), where MENTOR PROJECT will run from February 20-April 13, 2013. As well, the performance schedule for each production has been set. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Chicago (more...)

TEDDY FERRARA Begins 2/2 at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Rehearsals are underway for the world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn, praised as 'among the most provocative and probing of American playwrights today' (The New York Times). Evan Cabnet directs this stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy with a cast that includes Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). The design team includes Jenny Mannis (Costume Designer), Keith Parham (Lighting Designer), Lee Savage (Set Designer) and Richard Woodbury (Sound Designer). Rehearsal photos, headshots and bio information can be found in the Press Room. Teddy Ferrara runs February 2 - March 3, 2013 in the Owen Theatre (opening night is Monday, February 11). Tickets ($14 - $45; subject to change) are now on sale and are available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Teddy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Youngblood's UNFILTERED 2012 Sets New Dates, 11/16-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Unfiltered 2012, the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood's under-30, 2012 Obie Award-winning playwright incubator that has produced talents such as Annie Baker, Amy Herzog, Jon Kern, Lucy Alibar, and Robert Askins, has new dates. Unfiltered 2012 opens Today, November 16, at 7:00pm and now runs through January 11 at Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), 549 West 52nd Street. (Original dates were November 9 through December 7.) (more...)

A BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2013

The Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of its 30th Anniversary with A BOY AND HIS SOUL. Written and performed by Colman Domingo, A BOY AND HIS SOUL will be performed at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East) today, January 7, 2013 at 7 PM. (more...)

A BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

The Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of its 30th Anniversary with A BOY AND HIS SOUL. Written and performed by Colman Domingo, A BOY AND HIS SOUL will be performed at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East) on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7 PM. (more...)

DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY World Premiere Opens at Rogue Machine, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Last season, the 2011 Best Production (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, and Garland Awards) Small Engine Repair started out in the "Off The Clock" series. Now, in the tradition of offering 'edgier' entertainment in this slot, Rogue Machine launches the World Premiere of Rob Mersola's Dirty Filthy Love Story today, November 24th at 8pm (no 10pm show that night). (more...)

BWW's Top Chicago Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Chicago in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2012 NEW STAGES AMPLIFIED, 12/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Five new plays (two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings) comprise Goodman Theatre's free 2012 New Stages Amplified in the Owen Theatre, a series that since 2004 has given audiences a first look at more than 50 new plays in development. (more...)

STAGE & SCREEN Series Will Continue 1/7 With 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Invisible Man'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

The Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Huntington Theatre Company continue their collaboration entitled "Stage & Screen," a series that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films. (more...)

Eddie Redmayne in Negotiations for JUPITER ASCENDING Film
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

According to Variety, Tony winner Eddie Redmayne is in negotiations to star alongside Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis in 'Jupiter Ascending.' The sci-fi movie is 'set in a time where humans are at the bottom of the evolutionary ladder and follows a woman who has been targeted for assassination by the queen of the universe.' (more...)

In The Spotlight Series: Eddie Redmayne
by Walter McBride - Dec 15, 2012

As the Christmas premiere of Tom Hooper's LES MISERABLES motion-picture adaptation approaches, BroadwayWorld brings you images of the film's stars in our 'In The Spotlight' series by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride. Check out photos of Eddie Redmayne below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Vineyard Theatre's 30th Anniversary Campaign - Anthony LaPaglia, Nicky Silver, Rajiv Joseph and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2012

Vineyard Theatre, one of the nation's leading non-profit theatre companies, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary. Several Vineyard artists, including Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe (who appeared in the recent production of Doug McGrath's CHECKERS, which kicked off the current mainstage season), and writers Nicky Silver, John Kander and Rajiv Joseph appear in the Vineyard's just-released 30th Anniversary Campaign video. Click below! (more...)

Trip Cullman Directs PTERODACTYLS Reading at Vineyard Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of the company's 30th Anniversary with Nicky Silver's award winning 1993 hit PTERODACTYLS, directed by Trip Cullman. An absurdist black comedy about the demise of the Duncan family, and, by extension, the species, PTERODACTYLS will feature Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller (THE DINNER PARTY, APPLAUSE) as Duncan family matriarch, Grace; Tony-nominee Bobby Steggert (RAGTIME) as son, Todd; Virginia Kull (THE HEIRESS) as daughter, Emma; and Claybourne Elder (BONNIE & CLYDE) as Emma's fiance Tommy (the role of family patriarch, Arthur, is TBD). (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Claybourne Elder, Penny Fuller Lead PTERODACTYLS Reading at Vineyard Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2012

Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of the company's 30th Anniversary with Nicky Silver's award winning 1993 hit PTERODACTYLS. An absurdist black comedy about the demise of the Duncan family, and, by extension, the species, PTERODACTYLS will feature Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller (THE DINNER PARTY, APPLAUSE) as Duncan family matriarch, Grace; Tony-nominee Bobby Steggert (RAGTIME) as son, Todd; Virginia Kull (THE HEIRESS) as daughter, Emma; and Claybourne Elder (BONNIE & CLYDE) as Emma's fiance Tommy (the role of family patriarch, Arthur, is TBD). PTERODACTYLS will be performed tonight, December 10, 2012 at 7 PM at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East). (more...)

SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2012 NEW STAGES AMPLIFIED, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

Five new plays (two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings) comprise Goodman Theatre's free 2012 New Stages Amplified in the Owen Theatre, a series that since 2004 has given audiences a first look at more than 50 new plays in development. (more...)

Eddie Redmayne Joins LES MISERABLES Film as 'Marius'; Film Aims for Dec. 7, 2012 Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

As first reported by BroadwayWorld back in August, actress Anne Hathaway will join the upcoming film version of LES MISÉRABLES alongside Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. (more...)

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