Goodman Theatre News

Extant Arts Company Presents Rebecca Gilman's BLUE SURGE 1/21-2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2010

Extant Arts Company (Greg Taubman, Artistic Director) opens its season with a revival of Rebecca Gilman's melancholy romance Blue Surge January 21 through February 7, 2010 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street). (more...)

Skylight Opera Theatre Presents THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2010

When Skylight audiences last saw Figaro in The Barber of Seville, he was triumphant after engineering a romantic coup. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Continues Its 21st Season With KILLER JOE 1/8/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2010

Profiles Theatre continues its 2009-2010 Season with Killer Joe by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Rick Snyder. The production runs January 8- February 28, 2010, at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

OEDIPUS EL REY Plays the Magic Theatre, 2/3-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

Magic Theatre, San Francisco's home for new plays, kicks off the new year with the world premiere of Oedipus el Rey by Luis Alfaro, directed by Loretta Greco. Oedipus el Rey, a reimagined classic, opens February 3rd, 2010. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Kick Off Concert Tour in Florida 1/17; Addt'l Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

Two-Time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform songs from her legendary Broadway career in her own concert CHITA RIVERA: MY BROADWAY. The tour kicks off on Sunday, January 17 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida. Rivera will be accompanied by an 11-piece orchestra, led by musical director Michael Croiter, and will perform selections from her most celebrated musicals, including numbers from West Side Story ('America'), Sweet Charity ('Where Am I Going?' and 'Big Spender'), Chicago ('All That Jazz' and 'Nowadays'), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie and The Rink, and featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Charles Strouse, Stephen Sondheim and Cy Coleman among others. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre to Present NY Premiere of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, a new play written by Kristoffer Diaz and directed by Edward Torres. (more...)

Heather Headley Headlines Goodman Theatre's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

From Broadway to Billboard charts, Tony Award-winning and multi-Grammy Award-nominated performer Heather Headley has mesmerized audiences with her soulful voice and captivating essence. (more...)

Pegasus Players Present The Young Playwrights Festival 1/7-31/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

Pegasus Players will kick off the New Year with its 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, a professional production of three winning one-act plays written by Chicago high school students. (more...)

Chicago Studentsí Plays Come to Life With Pegasus Players 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, 1/7-1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2010

Pegasus Players will kick off the New Year with its 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, a professional production of three winning one-act plays written by Chicago high school students. This year's production will be performed at Pegasus Players, 1145 W. Wilson Avenue in the O'Rourke Center at Truman College, Chicago, January 7-31, 2010. The official Opening Night Ceremony is Monday, January 11, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE OLD SETTLER 2/2-3/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce its production of The Old Settler by John Henry Redwood, directed by Ron OJ Parson. (more...)

August Wilsonís FENCES Plays South Coast Repertoryís Segerstrom Stage, 1/22-2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2010

Fences, August Wilson's powerful story of a fractured African-American family in 1950s Pittsburgh, comes to South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage January 22 through February 21. (more...)

Viola Davis to Co-Star w/ Denzel Washington in FENCES; Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington will star in the first Broadway revival of FENCES, the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson. The production will also star Tony Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee Viola Davis. FENCES, directed by Kenny Leon, will open on Monday, April 26, 2010 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 14 week engagement will begin previews on April 14. (more...)

Lili Taylor Joins LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce Terrence McNally's comedy Lips Together, Teeth Apart will star Megan Mullally (Chloe Haddock), Patton Oswalt (Sam Truman) and Lili Taylor (Sally Truman). (more...)

Profiles Theatre Continues Its 21st Season With KILLER JOE 1/8/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2010

Profiles Theatre continues its 2009-2010 Season with Killer Joe by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Rick Snyder. The production runs January 8- February 28, 2010, at Profiles Theatre, 4147 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents AWAKE AND SING! 1/21-2/28/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2010

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 35th Season with Awake and Sing!, Clifford Odets' Tony Award-winning play, directed by Amy Morton. (more...)

Broadway's Keach and McCormack Join Cast of 'Lights Out' on FX
by Movies News Desk - Jan 04, 2010

Broadway stars Stacy Keach and Catherine McCormack have joined the cast of the upcoming FX drama 'Lights Out.' The show will center around Patrick 'Lights' Leary, portrayed by Holt McCallany, as a retired boxer who struggles to support his wife and three children. McCormack will play Leary's wife. Keach will play Leary's father and one-time trainer who still runs a gym. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Comes To The Court Theater 1/14-2/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2010

Court Theatre continues its 55th season with the Chicago Premiere of The Year of Magical Thinking written by Joan Didion and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run January 14 - February 14, 2010 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press opening is Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Two River Theatre Co Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2010

Following the success of last year's A Year with Frog and Toad, Two River Theater Co. is proud to present You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown The Musical. (more...)

Ford Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Ends Run 1/3/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2010

The Ford's Theatre 2009-2010 season continues with 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens and adapted by Michael Wilson, November 23, 2009, to January 3, 2010. Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Cast For STICKFLY, Runs 1/1-2/7/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 01, 2010

Full casting is set for the upcoming Arena Stage production Stick Fly by Lydia R. Diamond (The Bluest Eye and The Gift Horse). (more...)

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