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86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

"Beyond Belief: a superhero story" will invite audiences to look for the extraordinary within themselves, when the 86th annual Waa-Mu Show opens April 28 at Northwestern University. (more...)

Andrea Fulton's ROOF-TOP JOY to Play Theater for the New CityAndrea Fulton's ROOF-TOP JOY to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Theater for the New City presents Andrea J. Fulton's one-act comedic drama Roof-Top Joy, directed by Ward Nixon for a three-weekend run, April 13-30. (more...)

Hosts Announced for the 'ACM Red Carpet Live' Official Pre-Show for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDSHosts Announced for the 'ACM Red Carpet Live' Official Pre-Show for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions today announced the hosts of "ACM Red Carpet Live," the official red carpet pre-show for the Hosts Announced for the 'ACM Red Carpet Live' Official Pre-Show for 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

ONEOHONE Theatre Company to Bring Interactive Storytelling to Theatre N16 in AprilONEOHONE Theatre Company to Bring Interactive Storytelling to Theatre N16 in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

After creating a splash on the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes, including winning the FringeGuru Editor's Choice Award and being nominated for 'Most Groundbreaking Act' by Latest 7 Magazine, ONEOHONE returns to London with a mix of old and new scenarios, running April 4th - 8th 2017 at Theatre N16. (more...)

NY Times Best Selling Author, Nicole Lapin, Launches Book, BOSS BITCHNY Times Best Selling Author, Nicole Lapin, Launches Book, BOSS BITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin is back with a sassy and actionable guide empowering women to be the boss of their lives and their careers. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELDRivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of The Firebirds Take the Field by Lynn Rosen and directed by Jessica Fisch. The Firebirds Take the Fieldruns April 15 - May 20, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.The Firebirds Take the Field is produced with support from the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation and Ensemble Studio Theater and is the second production of RTE's 2017 Season 'Exploring the Mind/Body Connection.' (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at DiversionaryCast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Periapsis Music and Dance presents IMMINENCE at GK Artscenter 4/1-2Periapsis Music and Dance presents IMMINENCE at GK Artscenter 4/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Periapsis Music and Dance presents Imminence, a new work by choreographer Erin Dillon and composer Jonathan Howard Katz, on April 1 at 8:00 pm and April 2 and 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm at GK ArtsCenter (aka Gelsey Kirkland Academy), 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn.  Tickets are $24 advance, $30 at the door, with special pricing for students and artists of $15 advance and $20 at the door, available at http://periapsismusicanddance.org/calendar/. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - Mar 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in F Minor in a breathtaking display of violin virtuosity. (more...)

Actress/Comedian Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to Producer's ClubActress/Comedian Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to Producer's Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her dramatic and comedic talents to the Producers Club Actors Studio (358 W. 44th Street) in Manhattan for three special shows on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Nicky, whose credits includes appearances on several Off-Broadway stages and NYC-metro area comedy clubs, will present her new solo work 'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam' at the Times Square area-located venue at 5:00pm. A second performance of "Confessions" is scheduled for 7:30pm and will be followed by a 'Power To The Pink' / Women's History Month standup comedy showcase @10:00pm where Sunshine will be joined by an all female lineup of comedy talents who've made a splash on Comedy Central, HBO, BET and MTV. Shows will / may feature adult themes, language and content . The evening is produced by Top Knotch Ent and admission to a "Confessions" performance and the comedy show is @10.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door (more...)

Photo Flash: Kitchen Theatre Company Heats Up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura EasonPhoto Flash: Kitchen Theatre Company Heats Up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and heats up the winter with Sex With Strangers, a provocative and sensuous exploration of ambition and obsession in the digital age. Sex With Strangers runs at Kitchen Theatre Company from March 12 to April 2, 2017. (more...)

ASC Announces New Commission and Focus of New Play Creation ProcessASC Announces New Commission and Focus of New Play Creation Process
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces a commissioned play by Lucas Baisch to premiere during its 2017-2018 season, part of the company's drive to formalize its new play creation process and align its mission to Settlement objectives. ASC creates and tells heroic stories about young people in order to engage the community and inspire everyone to be a hero in their own lives. Northwestern Settlement nurtures, educates, and inspires community in order to disrupt generational poverty in West Town and Chicago. (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...)

VaaS International Holdings, Inc., Adds David E. Janek as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerVaaS International Holdings, Inc., Adds David E. Janek as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

 The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a classical music brunch at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Mozart & Mimosas.' This unique presentation of Mozart's Piano Quartet in G Minor and Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major is close to what Mozart might have expected in his own concerts - that is, lots of food and wine, along with a raucous audience. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces David Lozano to Direct NATIVE GARDENSWaterTower Theatre Announces David Lozano to Direct NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced the appointment of David Lozano to direct Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias.  Mr. Lozano, Executive Artistic Director of Dallas' Cara Mia Theatre Co., will be making his directorial debut at WTT with Native Gardens.  (more...)

Weathermen, Activists Set for 'MAKING OUR IDEAL AMERICA' Talks at The AssemblyWeathermen, Activists Set for 'MAKING OUR IDEAL AMERICA' Talks at The Assembly
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Assembly have announced speakers for their curated conversation series MAKING OUR IDEAL AMERICA: Conversations on Coalition-Building. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS to Bring the King Off-Broadway This SummerATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS to Bring the King Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Producer Lawrence Rosner will present the New York premiere of the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus.  (more...)

Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to The Producers ClubNicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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