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The Gift Theatre Announces Casting for World Premiere of PILGRIMSThe Gift Theatre Announces Casting for World Premiere of PILGRIMS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Avenue, presents the world premiere of Claire Kiechel's play Pilgrims, co-directed by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and guest artist Jessica Thebus, June 2-July 30, 2017. Press opening is on Thursday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at QUEEN World Premiere at Victory GardensPhoto Flash: First Look at QUEEN World Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. Queen runs now through May 14, 2017, with the press performance tonight, April 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces a one-night-only Earth Day event surrounding its World Premiere production of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Magic Theatre is presenting a legacy revival of Paula Vogel's award-winning drama The Baltimore Waltz at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephenie Soohyun Park and More in KING OF YEES World Premiere at the GoodmanPhoto Flash: First Look at Stephenie Soohyun Park and More in KING OF YEES World Premiere at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Explore the vivid history of America's largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in Lauren Yee's King of the Yees - a Goodman Theatre-commissioned world premiere that was developed in the 2015 New Stages Festival. Yee's longtime collaborator Joshua Kahan Brody directs her offbeat and electric joy ride about living in the contemporary world while honoring one's rich ancestral heritage - and the conflict that ensues. The production will debut at A Contemporary Theatre and Canada's National Arts Centre later this year. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!  (more...)

VIDEO: Playwright Paula Vogel Talks THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic TheatreVIDEO: Playwright Paula Vogel Talks THE BALTIMORE WALTZ at Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Magic Theatre presents a legacy revival of Paula Vogel's award-winning drama The Baltimore Waltz at the Fort Mason location, with a press opening tomorrow, March 29. Vogel and the Magic's Artistic Director Loretta Greco recently sat down to discuss the playwright's theatrical homage to her brother Carl and the role of artists in today's world. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for KING OF THE YEES at Goodman TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for KING OF THE YEES at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Explore the vivid history of America's largest Chinatown through the eyes of a new generation in Lauren Yee's King of the Yees - a Goodman Theatre-commissioned world premiere that was developed in the 2015 New Stages Festival. Yee's longtime collaborator Joshua Kahan Brody directs her offbeat and electric joy ride about living in the contemporary world while honoring one's rich ancestral heritage-and the conflict that ensues. The production will debut at A Contemporary Theatre and Canada's National Arts Centre later this year. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri ShekarVictory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Magic Theatre Announces Cast for Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMOREMagic Theatre Announces Cast for Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today that rehearsals have begun for the theatre's legacy revival of Paula Vogel's award-winning drama The Baltimore Waltz. Previews begin on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Wednesday, March 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Company presents FACELESSPhoto Flash: Northlight Theatre Company presents FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

irector Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones. Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

light Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESSlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Today, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESSNorthlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.  (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESSNorthlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Finds Full Company for BY THE WATER and RELATIVITYNorthlight Theatre Finds Full Company for BY THE WATER and RELATIVITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the upcoming productions of By The Water by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Cody Estle, and Relativity, a new play by Mark St. Germain, directed by BJ Jones. (more...)

Casting Complete for Goodman's GLORIA, UNCLE VANYA, DESTINY OF DESIRE and KING OF THE YEESCasting Complete for Goodman's GLORIA, UNCLE VANYA, DESTINY OF DESIRE and KING OF THE YEES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces complete casting and creative teams for four Winter/Spring 2017 productions - one world premiere Goodman commission and three Chicago premieres - continuing the 2016/2017 'Essential Goodman' season. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the ArtsNorthlight Theatre to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, has been awarded a 2017 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $20,000 grant will support the world premiere production of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger. Faceless was developed through Northlight's Interplay Program, an initiative that invests in provocative new works by American and international playwrights, providing customized support in the critical stages of early play development. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESSNorthlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents Tap Spectacular CRAZY FOR YOUPhoto Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents Tap Spectacular CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre brings romance and warmth to Chicago this winter with the song-and-dance extravaganza Crazy for You. (more...)

Broadway Couple Clyde Alves and Robyn Hurder Go CRAZY FOR YOU, Starting Tonight at Drury LaneBroadway Couple Clyde Alves and Robyn Hurder Go CRAZY FOR YOU, Starting Tonight at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre brings romance and warmth to Chicago this winter with the song-and-dance extravaganza Crazy for You, featuring music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig, directed and choreographed by the Jeff Award-nominated director/choreographer Matt Crowle. (more...)

Broadway Couple Clyde Alves and Robyn Hurder to Go CRAZY FOR YOU at Drury LaneBroadway Couple Clyde Alves and Robyn Hurder to Go CRAZY FOR YOU at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre brings romance and warmth to Chicago this winter with the song-and-dance extravaganza Crazy for You, featuring music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig, directed and choreographed by the Jeff Award-nominated director/choreographer Matt Crowle. (more...)

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