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New Light Theater Project & Chicago Dramatists to Premiere STILL DANCE THE STARS This AugustNew Light Theater Project & Chicago Dramatists to Premiere STILL DANCE THE STARS This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

New Light Theater Project and Chicago Dramatists present the World Premiere of Still Dance the Stars, a highly theatrical story based on the struggles of love in the face of unthinkable loss. (more...)

Belarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th SeasonBelarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Over 50 productions of local and international artists will visit the stages of La MaMa during the 2017-2018 season. La MaMa's 56th season highlights artists of different generations, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, who question social mores and confront stereotypes, corruption, bigotry, racism, and xenophobia in their work. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDERInterrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp.  (more...)

HANG MAN Premiere, COSMOLOGIES and More Set for The Gift Theatre's 2018 SeasonHANG MAN Premiere, COSMOLOGIES and More Set for The Gift Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

During last night's Season Release Bash at Old Irving Brewery Co., artistic director and co-founder Michael Patrick Thornton proudly announced The Gift Theatre's 2018 season will include: Stacy Amma Osei-Kuffour's world premiere of Hang Man, directed by ensemble member Erica Weiss (February 9-April 8); Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Monty Cole (June 1-July 29); and the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's Cosmologies, directed by Thornton (October 12-December 9). (more...)

Queer|Art Initiates The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking GrantQueer|Art Initiates The Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, is pleased to introduce Queer|Art|Awards, a new program of grants, prizes, and awards that will provide various kinds of direct support-monetary and otherwise-to LGBTQ artists. Over time, Queer|Art|Awards seeks to include a spectrum of support that will benefit artists working in a variety of fields and mediums, as well as broader categories of support that will survey LGBTQ culture as a whole. (more...)

Casting Announced for Interrobang's FOXFINDER at The Athenaeum TheatreCasting Announced for Interrobang's FOXFINDER at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

 Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, playing September 28 - November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Launches 2017-18 Season with FOXFINDERInterrobang Theatre Project Launches 2017-18 Season with FOXFINDER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp. FOXFINDER will play September 28 - November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Queer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC CenterQueer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 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 now through August 14. (more...)

Stephen Lloyd, Stephen Collins, and More to Reprise Roles For Graeae's UK Tour of REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL; Full Cast  AnnouncedStephen Lloyd, Stephen Collins, and More to Reprise Roles For Graeae's UK Tour of REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Pioneering disabled-led theatre company Graeae has announced the full cast for the upcoming tour of their acclaimed musical Reasons to be Cheerful, which will hit the road one final time this autumn. (more...)

WOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubWOMEN OF LETTERS, SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for the next two weeks, June 7-18, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/5 to 6/11BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/5 to 6/11
by BWW Staff - Jun 5, 2017

Published every Monday morning, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Unitard, The Secret Quartet, Women of Letters and More Set for This Week at Joe's PubUnitard, The Secret Quartet, Women of Letters and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances this week, May 31 - June 11, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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...)

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