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Annette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry LaneAnnette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Horton Foote's The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton, opened on June 22 and was originally set to run through July 16, 2017, has been extended and will now run through July 30, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.). (more...)

Other Theatre Announces 4th SeasonOther Theatre Announces 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as "Other Theatre," is pleased to announce its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martin Zimmerman's comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, presented in association with Chicago Dramatists Grafting Project and directed by Kelly Howe. (more...)

Pablo Picasso to Be Subject of Second Season of Nat Geo's Anthology Series GENIUSPablo Picasso to Be Subject of Second Season of Nat Geo's Anthology Series GENIUS
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

National Geographic announced today that the second season of its acclaimed scripted anthology series GENIUS will chronicle the life and work of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th century's most influential and celebrated artists. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Tonight at Cherry LaneHorton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Tonight at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

A friendly reminder! Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton. The Traveling Lady will begin performances tonight, June 7, and will open on June 22 running through July 16, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Greenwich Village. (more...)

Mama Koogs Arts Dives Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE CRACKEDMama Koogs Arts Dives Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE CRACKED
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

An immersive theatrical experience telling the untold stories of 5 very different women called Alice through music, drama and spoken word. (more...)

FPCT Announces 2017-2018 Season: Unfinished BusinessFPCT Announces 2017-2018 Season: Unfinished Business
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

The past is an inviting but dangerous place. When we are haunted by the ghosts of our past, we attribute their torment to the deeds they've left undone. Benevolent or otherwise, these spirits employ the living to serve in their endeavor for rest... or unrest. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer SeasonSharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

Original Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los AngelesOriginal Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The love affair between Jewish people and the stage dates back to Yiddish theatre in the late 19th century. Its comedy, drama, operetta and satire delighted and informed audiences from Eastern Europe, to Paris, to Buenos Aires and New York City.   (more...)

2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), previews begin June 16 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Studio ArtistsMichigan Opera Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Michigan Opera Theatre is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artists. The roster includes tenor, Michael Day; soprano, Monica Dewey; baritone, Harry Greenleaf; bass-baritone, Erik Van Heyningen; and returning Studio Artist mezzo-soprano, Briana Elyse Hunter. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY to Bow Next Month at Cherry Lane TheatreHorton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY to Bow Next Month at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, THE TRAVELING LADY, directed by Austin Pendleton.  (more...)

BWW Review: 'Daring to Be Happy' THE MARRIAGE OF ALICE B. TOKLAS by Gertrude Stein is a Thrilling Exploration of IdentityBWW Review: 'Daring to Be Happy' THE MARRIAGE OF ALICE B. TOKLAS by Gertrude Stein is a Thrilling Exploration of Identity
by Amy Oestreicher - May 20, 2017

'There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.' -Gertrude Stein (more...)

BWW Review: The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein Is A Bag of MarvelsBWW Review: The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein Is A Bag of Marvels
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 19, 2017

With much pretending at being someone who may or may not have been there - and tons of fun puns in this toiling word-play of a French farce - our minds are sent into a dizzying dervish of delight as the four main characters battle it out over who was a true genius and what the meaning of meaning amounts to once those geniuses have left the room. (more...)

PAMPLONA, Starring Stacy Keach, Extends at the GoodmanPAMPLONA, Starring Stacy Keach, Extends at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Audiences now have eight more chances to see stage and screen star Stacy Keach in his tour-de-force performance as Chicagoland native son, Ernest Hemingway. Goodman Theatre announces that playwright Jim McGrath's newest work - Pamplona, which begins preview performances tomorrow - has been extended for one week, now closing on Sunday, June 25. (more...)

BWW Review: New Company Prime Productions Debuts with LITTLE WARSBWW Review: New Company Prime Productions Debuts with LITTLE WARS
by Karen Bovard - May 15, 2017

There's a brand new professional theater company in the theater-rich Twin Cities. Called Prime Productions, they've got a clear sense of mission: to present work with roles for women over 50, both on and off-stage. LITTLE WARS, by Steven Carl McCasland, imagines a dinner party that never happened. It's 1940 in France, just as that nation falls under Nazi occupation. (more...)

BWW Review: Monumental Theatre Co.'s FIVE LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE is Anything but MonumentalBWW Review: Monumental Theatre Co.'s FIVE LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE is Anything but Monumental
by Elliot Lanes - May 12, 2017

At one point in Monumental Theatre Co's current production of Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche, one of the actors asks, “What would happen if a bomb were to go off?” If you are brave enough to attend this show, you will get your answer first hand. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Celebrate Music Legend Patsy Cline This JuneMaine State Music Theatre to Celebrate Music Legend Patsy Cline This June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The nationally regarded Maine State Music Theatre celebrates music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, June 7 - 24. The touching true story, Always… Patsy Cline combines humor, heartache and 27 of Patsy's most unforgettable hits, such as "Crazy," "Walkin' After Midnight," "Sweet Dreams," and more. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Previews May in New York TheatreThe Maxamoo Podcast Previews May in New York Theatre
by Maxamoo - May 3, 2017

Jack, Jose, and Lindsay discuss what they're looking forward to this month at the theater beyond Broadway, including SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, THE LUCKY ONE, ARLINGTON, 3/FIFTHS, SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN, and more. (more...)

Dance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's ReturnDance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's Return
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Adds Shows at Cherry LaneJocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Adds Shows at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Due to strong advance sales, Cherry Lane Theatre will add three performances to Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS, the final presentation of its Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT.  (more...)

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