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Steep Theatre Names New Executive DirectorSteep Theatre Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Artistic Director Peter Moore and Board President Ted Lowitz have announced that Kate Piatt-Eckert, who has been serving as Steep Theatre's Business Manger for over a year, will be stepping into the role of Executive Director of Steep Theatre Company. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company's THE DOWNPOUR Extends Through 10/19Route 66 Theatre Company's THE DOWNPOUR Extends Through 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Due to popular demand, Route 66 Theatre Company's hit world premiere The Downpour, by Caitlin Parrish, directed by Route 66 Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director, Erica Weiss is adding one additional week of performances, extending through October 19, 2014. The Downpour is playing at the Greenhouse Theater Center: 2257 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Tickets are at www.greenhousetheater.org, by calling 773.404.7336, or in person at the Greenhouse Theater Center box office. Press comps are still available for reviews. (more...)

Steep Theatre Company to Launch New Ticketing ProgramSteep Theatre Company to Launch New Ticketing Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Steep Theatre Company will be launching a new ticketing program this season aimed at making its work more financially accessible to audiences. Steep will be offering 10% of its tickets to each performance for $10 each.* These general admission 'Access Tickets' will be released to the public two weeks before the opening of each production, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Release dates and times will be announced via Facebook and Twitter, so interested patrons should engage the company through these social media outlets. (more...)

Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

With Sexy Laundry opening tonight, the entire cast roster for the theatre's biggest season is almost complete. Nearly 300 Minnesota artists - including actors, directors, designers and technical operators - will mount 18 productions on two stages. The season lineup confirms Park Square's commitment to the work of women writers like Amy Herzog, Michele Riml and Alice Walker. The casting emphasizes Park Square as a home for local artists of color, from returning favorites like James A. Williams, T. Mychael Rambo and Regina Williams to dozens of debuts like Dominique Wooten, Kurt Kwan and Sarah Ochs. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre to Premiere THE DOWNPOUR, 9/10-10/12Route 66 Theatre to Premiere THE DOWNPOUR, 9/10-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Route 66 Theatre Company will present the world premiere of The Downpour, by Caitlin Parrish, directed by Route 66 Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director, Erica Weiss. Performances begin September 10 and run through October 12, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center: 2257 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Steep Theatre's 14th Season to Feature Regional Premieres and Directors Jonathan Berrie, Joanie Schultz, and Robin WittSteep Theatre's 14th Season to Feature Regional Premieres and Directors Jonathan Berrie, Joanie Schultz, and Robin Witt
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Steep Theatre's upcoming Fourteenth Season features a slate of four premieres directed by a lineup of Chicago's hottest directors. Steep Artistic Associates Jonathan Berry, Joanie Schultz, and Robin Witt, who have accounted for some of Steep's most memorable shows in recent years, return home to direct this season. (more...)

Steep Theatre Partners with Carnegie Mellon Playwrights; STICK FIGURES Reading Set for TodaySteep Theatre Partners with Carnegie Mellon Playwrights; STICK FIGURES Reading Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Steep Theatre is proud to announce a new partnership with the Dramatic Writing MFA program at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Steep has long been committed to bringing new voices to Chicago theater audiences. Over 13 award winning and critically acclaimed seasons, Steep has produced nearly 30 Chicago, American, and World Premieres. The company has also championed the work of playwrights like Simon Stephens, whose work has been largely unfamiliar to American audiences. (more...)

Steep Theatre Partners with Carnegie Mellon Playwrights; STICK FIGURES Reading Set for 5/28Steep Theatre Partners with Carnegie Mellon Playwrights; STICK FIGURES Reading Set for 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Steep Theatre is proud to announce a new partnership with the Dramatic Writing MFA program at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Steep has long been committed to bringing new voices to Chicago theater audiences. Over 13 award winning and critically acclaimed seasons, Steep has produced nearly 30 Chicago, American, and World Premieres. The company has also championed the work of playwrights like Simon Stephens, whose work has been largely unfamiliar to American audiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steep Theatre's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET, Begin. 4/18Photo Flash: First Look at Steep Theatre's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET, Begin. 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Steep Theatre's upcoming Midwest Premiere of Nick Payne's If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet features an exceptionally talented group of Chicago artists, including two Steep Company Members (Peter Moore and Cynthia Marker), a Columbia College student (Caitlin Looney), and an actor most recently seen on stage at the Goodman (Shane Kenyon). If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet opens at Steep Theatre on Friday, April 18, and will be directed by Steep Artistic Associate Jonathan Berry. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Peter Moore, Cynthia Marker & More to Lead Steep Theatre's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YETPeter Moore, Cynthia Marker & More to Lead Steep Theatre's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Steep Theatre's upcoming Midwest Premiere of Nick Payne's If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will feature an exceptionally talented group of Chicago artists, including two Steep Company Members (Peter Moore and Cynthia Marker), a Columbia College student (Caitlin Looney), and an actor most recently seen on stage at the Goodman (Shane Kenyon). If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet opens at Steep Theatre on Friday, April 18, and will be directed by Steep Artistic Associate Jonathan Berry. (more...)

Facebook's David Lawenda, U.S. Global Marketing Solutions Chief, To Keynote Inaugural Digital Entertainment WorldFacebook's David Lawenda, U.S. Global Marketing Solutions Chief, To Keynote Inaugural Digital Entertainment World
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Digital Entertainment World (DEW), the global event marketplace for digital executives focused on the complete digital content ecosystem, today announced that Facebook Head of U.S. Global Marketing Solutions David Lawenda will open the event on February 18 with a one-on-one keynote conversation moderated by Adweek Digital Editor Mike Shields. (more...)

Digital Entertainment World Announces First Keynote SpeakersDigital Entertainment World Announces First Keynote Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Digital Entertainment World (DEW), the global event marketplace for digital executives focused on the entire ecosystem of digital content creation to monetization, today announced its first three keynote speakers for the inaugural three-day conference with the selection of Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore, UTA CEO / Co-Founder Jeremy Zimmer and Rick Cotton, NBC Universal's lead IP protection counselor. (more...)

Sagamore Hotel Hosts Art Basel BrunchSagamore Hotel Hosts Art Basel Brunch
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Sagamore, The Art Hotel, along with its owners Martin and Cricket Taplin and six local museums-the Bass Museum of Art, Lowe Art Museum, Perez Art Museum Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Art at FIU, and the Wolfsonian-FIU-hosted one of the most sought-after events of the season, the annual Art Basel Brunch. (more...)

Sagamore's Art Basel Exhibit Pays Tribute to Moving ImageSagamore's Art Basel Exhibit Pays Tribute to Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Art collectors and owners of the Sagamore Hotel, Martin and Cricket Taplin—also the Art Hotel's curator—are pleased to announce the installation – FRAMING THE MOVING IMAGE. The exhibition explores the way artists capture, compose and represent traditions and histories, as well as the changing material landscapes – locally and globally – through the moving image. (more...)

GlassLab Launches SimCityEDU to Engage Students and Improve Key 21st Century SkillsGlassLab Launches SimCityEDU to Engage Students and Improve Key 21st Century Skills
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Today, GlassLab announced the release of SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!, the first of a new generation of educational games built to meet the needs of today's students. GlassLab has collaborated with ETS, Pearson, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), and Electronic Arts to create a game-based classroom tool that uses elements from the beloved SimCity franchise to engage students in real-world challenges. SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! is available for download today by school administrators, educators, students and parents at www.simcityedu.org. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 11/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Norfolk (more...)

THE WOMAN IN BLACK Opens Tonight at Wells TheatreTHE WOMAN IN BLACK Opens Tonight at Wells Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

As Darkness falls across the land, terror will rise and fill the Wells Theatre as VSC welcomes The Woman in Black by Stephen Mallatratt to the stage. As one of British Theatre's biggest hits, The Woman in Black uses all the tricks of the live stage to frighten even its toughest audience members. (more...)

Steep Theatre Extends MOTORTOWN Through November 23Steep Theatre Extends MOTORTOWN Through November 23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Steep Theatre Company's 13th Season began in grand fashion on October 3rd with the North American Premiere of Motortown by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens. The show has now been extended through November 23rd. (more...)

Steep Theatre Names First Associate Playwright: Simon StephensSteep Theatre Names First Associate Playwright: Simon Stephens
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

SteepTheatre Company has announced that it will welcome Simon Stephens as the company's inaugural Associate Playwright. Mr. Stephens is a two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright whose work has been produced extensively throughout the U.K., Europe, Australia, and the U.S. The announcement formalizes the close relationship that has developed between the Chicago theater company and theLondon-based playwright over the last few years. The title of Associate Playwright recognizes Steep's admiration for Mr. Stephens' work, their appreciation for all he has done on their behalf, and their commitment to further collaboration. (more...)

Steep Theatre Opens 13th Season with Simon Stephens' MOTORTOWN Premiere TonightSteep Theatre Opens 13th Season with Simon Stephens' MOTORTOWN Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Steep Theatre Company's 13th Season will begin in grand fashion tonight, October 3rd with the North American Premiere of Motortown by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens. The production will be directed by Steep Artistic Associate and two-time Jeff Nominated director Robin Witt. The Stephens-Witt playwright- director tandem has proven a winner in the past at Steep, resulting in two of the more memorable shows in recent Chicago theater history: Harper Regan and Pornography. Motortown will be the first Simon Stephens production in Chicago since he received the 2013 Olivier Award for Best New Play for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night. The production is also Ms. Witt's first Steep offering since her 2012 hit production of Dennis Kelly's Love and Money. (more...)

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