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HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Cast of Steppenwolf's MARIE ANTOINETTEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Cast of Steppenwolf's MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette, a modern, witty portrayal of the young queen of France by David Adjmi and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas as Marie Antoinette, Tim Hopper as her husband Louis XVI and Alan Wilder as Sheep. Ericka Ratcliff takes on the role of Yolande de Polignac and Mrs. Sauce replacing previously announced ensemble member Ora Jones who had an artistic scheduling conflict. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Odyssey Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIEPhoto Flash: First Look- Odyssey Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Former Long Wharf associate artistic director Kim Rubinstein directs Eugene O'Neill's 1922 Pulitzer Prize winner. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

WEST SIDE STORY is now officially the fastest-selling production in Drury Lane Theatre's 30 year history. The highly-anticipated musical runs now through March 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present ENDGAME, 2/20-4/4 at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Present ENDGAME, 2/20-4/4 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to continue their 2014-15 season with Samuel Beckett's comic masterpiece ENDGAME, directed by Artistic Director Halena Kays*, playing February 20 - April 4, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Wednesday, February 25 at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, is kicking off the New Year with WEST SIDE STORY, the revolutionary Tony Award-winning production that forever changed American musical theater. Experience the passion, drama and heart-pounding excitement of WEST SIDE STORY like never before. The production is currently in previews and opens January 22, running through March 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

John Mahoney and More to Star in Steppenwolf's THE HERD, Helmed by Tony Winner Frank Galati This SpringJohn Mahoney and More to Star in Steppenwolf's THE HERD, Helmed by Tony Winner Frank Galati This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Rory Kinnear. Directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan, John Mahoney, Molly Regan and Lois Smith with Cliff Chamberlain and Audrey Francis. The Herd premiered at London's Bush Theatre in 2013. (more...)

TRIBES Begins 2/3 at Artists RepTRIBES Begins 2/3 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Sweeping the nation at luminary theatre companies like Steppenwolf, Barrow Street Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse after originating at London's Royal Court Theatre, Tribes by Nina Raine will open on Artists Rep's Alder Stage starting February 3. (more...)

RIVERRUN Begins 10 March at STC's Wharf 2RIVERRUN Begins 10 March at STC's Wharf 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

One of Ireland's leading theatre-makers, Olwen Fouere, last seen at Sydney Theatre Company in the 2011 Abbey Theatre highlight Terminus, returns with her own scorching show that has earned excellent reviews in London, Edinburgh and New York. riverrun is at STC's Wharf 2 from 10 March to 11 April, preceded by performances at the Adelaide Festival of Arts. (more...)

Christina Nieves & Jim DeSelm Lead Drury Lane Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, Beginning TonightChristina Nieves & Jim DeSelm Lead Drury Lane Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, is kicking off the New Year with WEST SIDE STORY, the revolutionary Tony Award-winning production that forever changed American musical theater. Experience the passion, drama and heart-pounding excitement of WEST SIDE STORY like never before. The production previews tonight, January 15, opens January 22 and runs through March 22. (more...)

Steppenwolf Extends Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAYSteppenwolf Extends Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed world premiere production of Airline Highway by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour and directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. Steppenwolf's Broadway-bound production continues for five additional performances, through February 14, 2015 with the original cast. Tickets ($20 - $86) to the additional performances of Airline Highway go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, January 14 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or at steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Headline TALENT IN MOTION Magazine Launch PartyTim Realbuto to Headline TALENT IN MOTION Magazine Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Award-winning Wunderkind star Tim Realbuto has been asked to perform at the official launch party for Talent in Motion magazine. Talent in Motion is a bi-annually published arts and entertainment magazine addressing an industry where the worlds of fashion, film, art, music, theatre and nightlife converge. A constantly evolving publication, Talent in Motion includes articles on emerging artists, with a focus on celebrity events, fashion editorials, advertorials and up-to-date information on health & fitness, food, wine and spirits, and hotel and travel destinations. (more...)

Allison Hendrix, Kevin Lambert & More to Star The Ruckus' BARBECUE APOCALYPSEAllison Hendrix, Kevin Lambert & More to Star The Ruckus' BARBECUE APOCALYPSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Ruckus continues its 2014-15 season with the Midwest premiere of BARBECUE APOCALYPSE, Matt Lyle's acclaimed comedy about adulthood, insecurity, and the transformative possibilities of total disaster. The Thomas Murray-directed production of the play called 'a show I enjoyed so much ... that I actually paid to see it again' (Lindsey Wilson, American Theatre) will run February 15 - March 15, 2015 at the Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport Ave.) in Chicago. Tickets are available at AthenaeumTheatre.org, by calling 773-935-6875, or in person at the Athenaeum Theatre box office. A limited number of tickets are also available through Chicago Theatre Week, which runs from February 12 - 22. Press performances will take place on Sunday, February 15 at 4 p.m., and Monday, February 16 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT, Directed by Ron OJ Parson, Begins 1/15Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT, Directed by Ron OJ Parson, Begins 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Waiting for Godot will run January 15 - February 15, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Kyle Hatley to Star in AN ILIAD, Running 1/23-2/15 at KC RepKyle Hatley to Star in AN ILIAD, Running 1/23-2/15 at KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with An Iliad, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio and starring the return of former Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Resident Director Kyle Hatley. (more...)

Trustus Theatre to Stage IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER, 1/23-2/7Trustus Theatre to Stage IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER, 1/23-2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Trustus Theatre is bringing a fresh voice in American playwriting to Columbia as they open Tarell Alvin McCraney's In the Red and Brown Water, part one of a trilogy called The Brother/Sister Plays. This play is likened to a choreopoem where poetry, prose, music, and movement come together to tell a story. This unique script and ambitious production will open on the Thigpen Main Stage on Friday, January 23rd at 8:00pm. The show will run through Saturday, February 7th, 2015. (more...)

Alana Arenas to Star in David Adjmi's MARIE ANTOINETTE at Steppenwolf This YearAlana Arenas to Star in David Adjmi's MARIE ANTOINETTE at Steppenwolf This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette, a modern, witty portrayal of the young queen of France by David Adjmi and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas as Marie Antoinette, Tim Hopper as her husband Louis XVI and Alan Wilder as Sheep. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Host 'Explore' Event for AIRLINE HIGHWAY, 1/17Steppenwolf to Host 'Explore' Event for AIRLINE HIGHWAY, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts its second EXPLORE event of the season on Saturday, January 17 at 5:30pm in-between the matinee and evening performances of the Broadway-bound world premiere Airline Highway. EXPLORE events invite audiences to celebrate the ideas and themes of the play through a fun, social setting. Each EXPLORE event is a unique experience tailored to create an immersive environment that reflects the world of that play. (more...)

Tickets to Chicago Theatre Week Now On SaleTickets to Chicago Theatre Week Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Due to overwhelming success, Chicago Theatre Week is expanding in 2015. The upcoming celebration of the rich tradition of theatre-going in Chicago is returning for its third year and will take place February 12 - 22, 2015, spanning a week and two full weekends for the first time. More than 100 productions are expected to participate as part of the 2015 lineup. Chicago Theatre Week is presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago. (more...)

Paul Alexander Nolan, Jessie Fisher and the Cast of ONCE Say 'Fare Thee Well' at the Highline Ballroom TonightPaul Alexander Nolan, Jessie Fisher and the Cast of ONCE Say 'Fare Thee Well' at the Highline Ballroom Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

'Fare Thee Well,' a goodbye concert for Broadway's ONCE, which closed on Sunday, January 4, will feature stars Paul Alexander Nolan, Jessie Fisher, and more at the Highline Ballroom tonight, January 6, 2015. (more...)

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