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Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, and offers attendees a first look at the Theater's dynamic new performance venue in-progress-The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. (more...)

FAUST 3: THE TURD COMING, OR THE FART OF THE DEAL to Satirize Trump Fiasco Onstage This JuneFAUST 3: THE TURD COMING, OR THE FART OF THE DEAL to Satirize Trump Fiasco Onstage This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

'Faust 3: The Turd Coming, or The Fart of the Deal' by Paul David Young, a political satire of the Trump fiasco performed by an ensemble of four clowns, will have its world premiere June 11 to 26 in The Meeting Room of Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, presented by Skylight Productions.  Augustus Heagerty directs. (more...)

Queer|Art Announces Mentors for 2017-18 Program CycleQueer|Art Announces Mentors for 2017-18 Program Cycle
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Queer|Art has announced the new Mentors for the 2017-2018 program cycle of Queer|Art|Mentorship. Applications open June 1st. (more...)

Queer|Art Announces SUMMER OF RESISTANCE Film Series at IFC CenterQueer|Art Announces SUMMER OF RESISTANCE Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Queer|Art has announced 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center from May 8-August 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Colony's SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)Photo Flash: The New Colony's SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Accessible Theatre to Hit The Bunker in SIX This SpringAccessible Theatre to Hit The Bunker in SIX This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Following a highly successful launch at The Lion & Unicorn last year, Amplified Theatre brings its unique new writing event Six to The Bunker. (more...)

The New Colony Presents The World Premiere of SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)The New Colony Presents The World Premiere of SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The New Colony continues its 2017 Season with the world premiere of Connor McNamara's political thriller SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US), directed by Kristina Valada-Viars, playing April 13 - May 7, 2017 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre's Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.thenewcolony.org.  (more...)

David Del Tredici Celebrates 80th Birthday With Special Event at Joe's PubDavid Del Tredici Celebrates 80th Birthday With Special Event at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Composer David Del Tredici-widely known as the "Father of Neo-Romanticism-turns 80 this month and celebrates with a concert and party at Joe's Pub on March 13. (more...)

Casting Announced for The New Colony's SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)Casting Announced for The New Colony's SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Colony has announced casting for its world premiere of Connor McNamara's political thriller SCAPEGOAT; OR (WHY THE DEVIL ALWAYS LOVED US), directed by Kristina Valada-Viars. (more...)

Live Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About SurveillanceLive Arts Bard Presents WE'RE WATCHING, An Exhibition Of New Performance Works About Surveillance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Live Arts Bard (LAB), the residency and commissioning program of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, is pleased to present WE'RE WATCHING, the first major survey of performances by contemporary American artists exploring surveillance and its impact on our identities. (more...)

Tony Winning Playwright David Rabe Joins Gift Theatre EnsembleTony Winning Playwright David Rabe Joins Gift Theatre Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Gift Theatre's artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton, co-founder William Nedved and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario have announced Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe has joined the ensemble. (more...)

More Than 233,000 Sign George Takei's Petition Opposing Muslim TargetingMore Than 233,000 Sign George Takei's Petition Opposing Muslim Targeting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Since Trump announced his executive order banning refugees and creating a de-facto religious test for immigrants on Friday, signatures on George Takei's petition have skyrocketed. As of this afternoon, more than 233,000 people have signed the petition. (more...)

BBC Concert Orchestra To Appoint Dobrinka Tabakova as New Composer in ResidenceBBC Concert Orchestra To Appoint Dobrinka Tabakova as New Composer in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Radio 3 controller Alan Davey will be announcing that the BBC Concert Orchestra has appointed Dobrinka Tabakova as its new composer in residence, succeeding Guy Barker, who has been the associate composer for four years. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Starts Care2 Petition Opposing Muslim Targeting in the U.S.ALLEGIANCE's George Takei Starts Care2 Petition Opposing Muslim Targeting in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Actor and activist George Takei has started a Care2 petition to gather support for the Muslim community and allow signers to speak out against Trump policies that would target them. (more...)

Brittany Burch Leads The Gift Theatre's UNSEENBrittany Burch Leads The Gift Theatre's UNSEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Avenue, kicks off its 2017 Season with the world premiere ofMona Mansour's play Unseen. Ensemble member Maureen Payne-Hahner directs a cast featuring ensemble members Brittany Burch (Mia) and Alexandra Main (Jane) with guest artist Ashley Agbay (Derya). Unseen runs from February 10 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Presents WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVALThe Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Presents WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents two different lineups of innovative theater makers, choreographers and musicians for the second installment of its WINTRY MIX/PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, a curated sampler of new works of performing arts. Emerging and established regional artists and performers known for their artistic daring will show their latest creations at the Hepburn Teaching Theater stage in Goodhart Hall, Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Transplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside LogisticsTransplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside Logistics
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

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Photo Flash: New Shots from About Face Theatre's I AM MY OWN WIFEPhoto Flash: New Shots from About Face Theatre's I AM MY OWN WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

About Face Theatre launches 2016-17 Season with a reimagining of Doug Wright's I AM MY OWN WIFE, the Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at AFT back in 2003. Traditionally staged as a one-person play performed by a male actor, Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff's new exploration will feature transgender actress Delia Kropp with three additional actors. I AM MY OWN WIFE will play now through December 10, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

EXCALIBUR: The Celtic Rock Opera of Alan Simon Returns For Its Next ARENA Tour of Germany in December 2016EXCALIBUR: The Celtic Rock Opera of Alan Simon Returns For Its Next ARENA Tour of Germany in December 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The legendary story of King Arthur will return to 11 German and 1 Swiss arenas in December 2016 for ALL NEW rock opera! (more...)

Photo Flash: TOSOS presents the US Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Play EIREBRUSHEDPhoto Flash: TOSOS presents the US Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Play EIREBRUSHED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Many New York City companies have toured to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (IDGTF) in the last decade, and now a new play by the festival's founder is coming to NYC. (more...)

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