East Lynne Theater Company to Present STRICTLY DISHONORABLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

"We used to have a nice plantation in Mississippi.  And then, just when cotton got high, women stopped wearing cotton underwear," says Isabelle Parry in a Manhattan speakeasy in 1929.  (more...)

Two Chicago Actors Killed in Separate Accidents
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The Chicago theatre community suffered a shocking loss as two well-known local actors suddenly passed away this weekend. According to the Chicago Tribune, Molly Glynn, age 46, was killed by a falling tree as she was riding her bike on September 5. Bernie Yvon, age 50, died in a car crash on his way to rehearsal on Saturday morning for Theatre at the Center's production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in Munster, Indiana. (more...)

STRICTLY DISHONORABLE Actors to Perform at ELTC's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2015

Three cast members from the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's production of "Strictly Dishonorable" will perform at the company's 35th anniversary gala on Monday, November 9. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University to Present OUR TOWN, Begin. 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present OUR TOWN as the inaugural production at the new Theatre School building, located at Racine and Fullerton on the Lincoln Park Campus. The Fullerton Stage Theatre is a 250-seat thrust theatre located on the first floor of the school. Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN is directed by Damon Kiely, premieres on Friday, October 4, and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2013. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. An additional matinee performance will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, October 5. Previews are on October 2 and 3, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS to Play Rubicon, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura opens the company's 17th Season (The Search…) with 2 Pianos 4 Hands, written by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt. Winner of the coveted Dora Award (the Canadian equivalent of the Tony), 2 Pianos 4 Hands is a musical comedy for anyone who has ever had a dream. Directed by Thomas Frey, this hilariously funny production features two actors, two pianos and multiple characters as fifteen years of piano playing unfolds in all its glory. Stories of crazy instructors, obsessed parents, torturous recitals, and other high points of musical training are accompanied by musical selections ranging from classical to pop to jazz. Along the way, these virtuoso actors/pianists portray a dazzling range of characters and display piano wizardry featuring the music of Beethoven, Bach, Elton John, Jerry Lee Lewis and others. 2 Pianos 4 Hands opens October 18 with low-priced previews October 15 - 17. Performances are Wednesdays through Sundays through November 16. For tickets, call 805.667.2900 or go to rubicontheatre.org. (more...)

East Lynne Announces Halloween Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents two events in time for Halloween: "Poe by Candlelight" on Saturday, October 24 at 8:00p.m. and the silent classic "Phantom of the Opera" on Sunday, October 25 at 8:30p.m., both at The First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street in Cape May, where the theater is in residence. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as "Hank Williams," August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Todays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Today, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Today at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show discussions following Today performances beginning September 8. Single tickets go on sale July 24 at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Host Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

Although East Lynne Theater Company has wrapped three of its mainstage shows, and is planning the 2016 season, doesn't mean that it's finished for 2015. (more...)

East Lynne Theatre Company Celebrates 35 Years
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

In 1980, Warren Kliewer founded East Lynne Theater Company after extensive research and the discovery that there were no professional theater companies in this country dedicated to the performance, study and preservation of America's 200-year-old theatrical heritage. He named his Equity professional company after a popular late-nineteenth century American play. Based, ironically, on an English novel, "East Lynne" was the "Downton Abbey" of its day. (more...)

ELTC to Host Radio Show & Gala Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Why did a man in Pennsylvania create The Red-Headed League in London? Who is the person behind 'The Voice' stealing millions in Manhattan? What questions about East Lynne Theater Company's rich background will be asked at its gala celebrating 35 years of presenting American classics and world premieres? (more...)

Tim Kazurinksy and George Wendt Star in Northlight Theatre's THE ODD COUPLE, 11/2-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, featuring legendary comic actors Tim Kazurinsky and George Wendt, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones. The comedy will play at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 2-December 9, 2012. The Press Opening is Friday, November 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Attic Theater Company to Host Reading of John Tillotson's THE FACE OF HEAVEN, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents THE FACE OF HEAVEN, a staged reading of a new play by John Tillotson, directed by Laura Braza. The reading will take place on Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 PM in the The Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza (400 West 43rd Street - 2nd Floor). The reading is FREE and open to the public. For reservations and more info, visit www.theattictheaterco.com. (more...)

Tim Kazurinksy and George Wendt Star in Northlight Theatre's THE ODD COUPLE, 11/2-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, featuring legendary comic actors Tim Kazurinsky and George Wendt, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones. The comedy will play at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 2-December 9, 2012. The Press Opening is Today, November 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Next Theatre to Open 2014 Season with LUCK OF THE IRISH, 1/16-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Next Theatre Company has announced the Midwest premiere of Kirsten Greenidge's Luck of the Irish, January 16 - February 23, 2014, directed by Damon Kiely, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street. Previews are Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at 2 p.m. Opening Night is Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Attic Theater Company Hosts Reading of John Tillotson's THE FACE OF HEAVEN Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents THE FACE OF HEAVEN, a staged reading of a new play by John Tillotson, directed by Laura Braza. The reading will take place tonight, November 11 at 7:30 PM in the The Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza (400 West 43rd Street - 2nd Floor). (more...)

Lesser America to Premiere HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Lesser America (The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) will present HALF MOON BAY by Dan Moyer. It is directed by Jess Chayes (AD of Peter and The Starcatcher) starring Keilly McQuail (You Got Older, Her Requiem) and Gabriel King (These Seven Sicknesses). Previews begin May 12 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America is the inaugural Company in Residence. Opening set for Thursday, May 19. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's TALES OF THE VICTORIANS Returns for 26th Year
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' returns for its twenty-sixth year! Take tea at a lovely inn, indulge in homemade tasty treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors like O. Henry, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mark Twain, and Zora Neale Hurston, read by ELTC performers and friends, for only $10.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free. As usual most of the 'Tales' are in Cape May, but as of last year, a North Wildwood location has been added. (more...)

The Attic Theater Company to Present ON THE VERGE at Walkerspace This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Attic Theater Company (Laura Braza, Artistic Director, and Ted Caine, Executive Director) returns to New York City for its annual Off-Broadway summer production. The critically acclaimed company will present Eric Overmyer's comedy ON THE VERGE, directed by Laura Braza.  ON THE VERGE will play a strictly limited Off-Broadway engagement at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, NYC) beginning Saturday, June 18th through Saturday, July 9th, 2016.  The Press Opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 23rd.  Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at http://www.theattictheaterco.com/#!upcoming/c6v5. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Continue 35th Season with MR. LINCOLN, 6/17-7/25
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues its 35th mainstage season in June.  This year's theme is "Unexpected Encounters." (more...)

East Lynne's Announces Radio Shows, One-Acts for March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

?Why did a man in Pennsylvania create The Red-Headed League in London?  Who is the person behind "The Voice" stealing millions in Manhattan?  What organization is considered the first modern American theater company?       (more...)

Attic Theater to Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW This Summer at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th.  The Opening Night is Thursday, July 30th at 7 PM.  (more...)

The Hayworth: Upper Level to Present World Premiere of RESSURECTION OF THE ANTS, Begin. 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

The World Premiere of playwright Paul Fontana's Resurrection of the Ants, directed by Gary Wolf and produced by Michael Abramson (Jekyll and Hyde), opens Friday June 21st at The Hayworth: Upper Level in Los Angeles (2511 Wilshire Blvd. 90057). Resurrection of the Ants plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through July 28th. The price is $25 on Friday and Saturday, $20 on Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at plays411.com/ants or by calling (323) 960-4443. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Offers Savings for MR. LINCOLN and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Although 2015 season tickets had to be purchased by July 1, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues to offer other savings that are both flexible and affordable.  (more...)

The Hayworth: Upper Level to Present World Premiere of RESSURECTION OF THE ANTS, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The World Premiere of playwright Paul Fontana's Resurrection of the Ants, directed by Gary Wolf and produced by Michael Abramson (Jekyll and Hyde), opens Friday June 21st at The Hayworth: Upper Level in Los Angeles (2511 Wilshire Blvd. 90057). Resurrection of the Ants plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. through July 28th. The price is $25 on Friday and Saturday, $20 on Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at plays411.com/ants or by calling (323) 960-4443. (more...)

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 7/25-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Pink Previews, where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Friday August 1 at 7 p.m. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as "Hank Williams," August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Sundays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show discussions following Sunday performances beginning September 8. Single tickets go on sale July 24 at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

Attic Theater to Present Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, 7/22-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, Strictly Dishonorable will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com. (more...)

Attic Theater Stages THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th. The Opening Night is tonight, July 30th at 7 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Attic Theater's STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at the Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents the acclaimed revival of Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, Strictly Dishonorable began performances on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 and opened on Saturday, July 26th. Strictly Dishonorable will be performed through Sunday, August 10th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Attic Theater Stages John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) tonight, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th. (more...)

American Blues Theater Remounts Hit Production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, Now thru 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as 'Hank Williams,' today, July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

American Blues Theater's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Returns Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed byDamon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as 'Hank Williams,' today, July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, Strictly Dishonorable will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com. (more...)

Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy Strictly Dishonorable at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, Strictly Dishonorable will be performed tonight, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. (more...)

American Blues Theater's HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Returns July 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the summer engagement of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed byDamon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," July 25 - August 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

Sam Ashdown to Star as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, 1/17-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2013-2014 Season with Tom Jones, adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Henry Fielding and directed by William Brown. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 17 - February 23, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, January 24, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Sam Ashdown Stars as TOM JONES at Northlight Theatre, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2013-2014 Season with Tom Jones, adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Henry Fielding and directed by William Brown. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from today, January 17 - February 23, 2014. The Press Opening is Friday, January 24, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Next Theatre Opens 2014 Season with LUCK OF THE IRISH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Next Theatre Company has announced the Midwest premiere of Kirsten Greenidge's Luck of the Irish, tonight, January 16 - February 23, 2014, directed by Damon Kiely, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street. (more...)

'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

?The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2015 Cape May Mainstage Season. This is ELTC's 35th year of delighting audiences with classic gems, a world premiere, and radio-style productions. The theme for 2015 is 'Unexpected Encounters." (more...)

Tim Kazurinksy and George Wendt Star in Northlight Theatre's THE ODD COUPLE, 11/2-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, featuring legendary comic actors Tim Kazurinsky and George Wendt, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones. The comedy will play at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 2-December 9, 2012. The Press Opening is Friday, November 9, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's NYC Fundraiser Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

On Sunday, January 25, Elizabeth and Stuart Hodes are hosting their annual fundraiser for the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company at 3:00 p.m. in their home located at the corner of 31st Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Receives Cooperative Marketing Grant
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is receiving $16,020.00 from the Cooperative Marketing Grant sponsored by the New Jersey Department of State: Division of Travel and Tourism. The award was given based on the scores of an independent evaluation and funding review committee that studied ELTC's application and marketing plan. (more...)

DETECTIVES HOLMES AND CARTER and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2016 Cape May Mainstage Season. As usual, it includes classic gems, a NJ premiere, and a radio show. This year's theme is 'Love Bites.' (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University to Present PROSPERO'S STORM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present the world premiere of Prospero's Storm, adapted and directed by Damon Kiely, with music and lyrics by Mark Elliott, based on William Shakespeare's The Tempest, as the second installment of the 2015-16 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences season. (more...)

American Blues Theater Extends HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Through Sept 28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the extension of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matthew Brumlow as "Hank Williams," through Sunday, September 28, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's 'Legends and Legacies' season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as 'Hank Williams,' tonight, August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Announces New Ways to Save on Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Although 2015 season tickets had to be purchased by July 1, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues to offer other savings that are both flexible and affordable. (more...)

East Lynne's Final 2015 Summer Tales Approaching
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians,' now in its 26th year, is winding down its summer season. Take tea at a lovely inn, indulge in homemade tasty treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors like O. Henry, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mark Twain,  and Zora Neale Hurston, read by ELTC performers for only $10.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free.  (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Host Q&A Following HUCKLEBERRY FINN, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

What's it like to work in professional theater? How do actors prepare for their roles? Ever wonder how and why a theater company selects its plays? You mean, a world premiere is actually a play that has never, ever been performed anywhere else? How does that happen? (more...)

Lesser America to Premiere New Drama HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Lesser America (The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) will present HALF MOON BAY by Dan Moyer. It will be directed by Jess Chayes (AD of Peter and The Starcatcher) starring Keilly McQuail (You Got Older, Her Requiem) and Gabriel King (These Seven Sicknesses). Previews begin May 12 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America is the inaugural Company in Residence. Opening set for Thursday, May 19. (more...)

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