Victory Gardens Theatre News

Teatro Vista Presents A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Teatro Vista begins their 2014 spring season with Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, playing at The Richard Christiansen Theater located within The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., tonight, April 15 - May 18. (more...)

4th Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival at Victory Gardens Set for 5/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Victory Gardens Artistic Director Chay Yew, Managing Director Chis Mannelli and The One-Minute Play Festival Producing Artistic Director Dominic D'Andrea announce the Fourth Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF), an evening of one-minute plays by sixty of Chicago's top playwrights, directed by ten Chicago directors. #1MPF will be presented for two performances only, Sunday, May 4 and Monday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

INTAR today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through for another week, through April 27th to accommodate overwhelming demand. (more...)

INTAR Extends ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN with LOOKING's Raul Castillo Through 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) today announced that Adoration of the Old Woman by Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor, starring Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles, will continue through April 19th only. (more...)

Perseverance Theatre Presents 1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival, 4/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The New York based company, The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director) and Perseverance Theatre (Art Rotch, Artistic Director) create dynamic partnership to bring The 1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival, to Anchorage with part of the proceeds to benefit Perseverance's community based and artistic ourtreach programming in Anchorage. (more...)

Basile One-Minute Play Festival Set for Phoenix Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Pheonix Theatre announce The Basile One-Minute Play Festival, running for three performances only: tonight, March 22, at 8:00 pm, Sunday, March 23, at 5:00 pm and Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

The Basile One-Minute Play Festival Set for Phoenix Theatre, 3/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Pheonix Theatre announce The Basile One-Minute Play Festival, running for three performances only: Saturday, March 22, at 8:00 pm, Sunday, March 23, at 5:00 pm and Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Concrete Temple Theatre Presents World Premiere of ALONE, 3/16-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre proudly presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

International Voices Project 2014 Set for 4/7-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

International Voices Project (IVP) will present the fifth season presenting a series of play readings by playwrights from around the world. The series is presented in collaboration with consulates and cultural institutions throughout Chicago. The 2014 engagement's represented countries include Austria, Norway, Uganda, Sweden, Germany, Canada, Egypt and Chile. The readings take place at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, McVeigh Theatre - I think we are supposed to add that - 2433 N. Lincoln Ave, April 7 - 29 Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. A reception follows each evening's readings. The International Voices Project is the largest event of its kind in the country and introduces Chicago audiences to some of the most exciting voices on the international theater scene. Performances are free to the public and reservations are requested. For more information about IVP, or to reserve your seat, visit IVPChicago.com or call 773.250.7055. (more...)

Concrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

Henry Godinez Directs WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at the Court Theatre, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of Water by the Spoonful written by Quiara Alegria Hudes, and directed by Henry Godinez. Water by the Spoonful will run tonight, March 6 - April 6, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Basile One-Minute Play Festival Set for Phoenix Theatre, 3/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director) and Phoenix Theatre (Bryan Fonseca, Producing Director; Tom Horan, Phoenix Theatre Playwright in Residence) have created a dynamic partnership for The Basile One-minute Play Festival with part of the proceeds to benefit the Phoenix Theatre. (more...)

DO-GOODER Extends Through 3/1 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Jeff-Recommended world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's Do-Gooder will extend through Today, March 1 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. Directed by Artistic Director Ann Filmer, Do-Gooder is the first show in 16th Street's Season Seven 2014: How to Be Good. (more...)

Buzz22 Chicago's World Premiere Production of GHOST BIKE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Buzz22 Chicago has announced the casting for the World Premiere production of Laura Jacqmin's 'GHOST BIKE,' directed by Co-Artistic Director Sara Sawicki, tonight, February 27 - March 30, 2014 at Red Tape Theatre, 621 W Belmont Ave. Combining elements of Greek, African, and Chinese mythology, 'GHOST BIKE' depicts two best friends navigating the ultimate challenge to a friendship through an underworld beneath their home city of Chicago. 'GHOST BIKE' is Buzz22 Chicago's next production after their sold out and highly acclaimed production of 'She Kills Monsters' at the Steppenwolf Garage in Feb-April 2013. (more...)

Teatro Vista to Present A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, 4/15-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Teatro Vista begins their 2014 spring season with Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, playing at The Richard Christiansen Theater located within The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., April 15 - May 18. A View From the Bridge is directed by Teatro Vista Artistic Director Ricardo Gutierrez. (more...)

LOOKING's Raul Castillo to Lead INTAR's ADORATION OF THE OLD WOMAN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

INTAR today announced the cast for the next production of its 2013-14 season: Adoration of the Old Woman, by Academy Award-nominated and Obie Award winning Jose Rivera and directed by Patricia McGregor will star Raul Castillo (HBO's 'Looking'), Danielle Davenport, Jose Joaquin Perez, Socorro Santiago and Carmen Zilles. This limited Off-Broadway engagement begins March 13th and continues through April 6th only. Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 19th. (more...)

ShPIeL to Stage World Premiere of THE PASSIONS OF EMMA GOLDMAN, Begin. 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

ShPIeL-Performing Identity proudly announces the world premiere of the solo theatre piece, The Passions of Emma Goldman, written and performed by Roslyn Alexander and directed by Dennis Zacek, May 13 - June 22. The production runs at two locations: May 13 - June 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., and June 4 - June 22 at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln Ave. in Skokie. (more...)

Concrete Temple Theatre's World Premiere of ALONE IN TRIPTYCH to Begin 3/13 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Concrete Temple Theatre presents the World Premiere of Alone in Triptych, written by Renee Philippi and co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi. Alone in Triptych runs from March 13 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at HERE, located at 145 6th Avenue (Enter on Dominick, 1 block south of Spring) in New York City. Previews begin March 13 for a March 16 opening. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents World Premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING, 1/9-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Joel Drake Johnson's dark comedy Rasheeda Speaking tells the story of a successful white physician (Eric Slater) who attempts to oust his black receptionist (Ora Jones) by enlisting her white female co-worker (Tara Mallen) as a spy. Tensions rise as relations between the two women quickly deteriorate, turning their once cordial workplace into a battlefield of innuendo, paranoia and passive aggression. Using his trademark wit and detailed observation, Johnson mines the subtleties of “post racial” America to explore what we are really saying when we refuse to talk about race. (more...)

Henry Godinez to Direct WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at the Court Theatre, 3/6-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of Water by the Spoonful written by Quiara Alegria Hudes, and directed by Henry Godinez. Water by the Spoonful will run March 6 - April 6, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

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