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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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Victory Gardens Theater during We Must Breathe on Thursday, December 18, 2014 Photo

Victory Gardens Theater during We Must Breathe on Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Victory Gardens Theater Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Regional Theater Tony Award Gold Star
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Victory Gardens Theater News

American Blues Theater to Present Reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ Photo American Blues Theater to Present Reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, will present a live, online reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ, directed by Michael Cotey as part of ‚ÄúThe Room‚ÄĚ series. The reading will be live on Monday, June 27 at 7pm.

Photos: First Look At CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens Photo Photos: First Look At CULLUD WATTAH At Victory Gardens
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

On June 19, 2022, Victory Gardens Theater opened the regional premiere of cullud wattah, written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Lili-Anne Brown. 

Review: cullud wattah at Victory Gardens Theater Photo Review: cullud wattah at Victory Gardens Theater
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 19, 2022

In cullud wattah, Erika Dickerson-Despenza compellingly weaves the personal and political. The play is ultimately a narrative of resilience as the women in the play struggle with environmental racism and to econcile with the tension between their desire for justice (especially in ainee’s case) and the will to survive and make enough money to pay their bills.

Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance Photo Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson.

See League of Chicago Theatres' Summer Theater Guide, Featuring Black Ensemble Theate Photo See League of Chicago Theatres' Summer Theater Guide, Featuring Black Ensemble Theater, Goodman Theatre & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

 Chicago will continue to produce some of the most exciting work in the country this summer. Offerings from the city’s more than 250 producing theatres include a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as comedy, dance, and outdoor events.    

Season of Concern to Present One-Night-Only Benefit Performance of JERRY'S GIRLS Photo Season of Concern to Present One-Night-Only Benefit Performance of JERRY'S GIRLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson. 

Cast Announced for FENCES at American Blues Theater Photo Cast Announced for FENCES at American Blues Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

American Blues Theater has announced the cast of August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Monty Cole. The intimate and up-close production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will play to a capacity of 60 people per performance from July 1-August 6, 2022, at Theater Wit,1229 W. Belmont Ave. 

Steep Theatre Returns with Two New Premieres for Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to stage this summer with two productions that continue the company’s tradition of introducing Chicago audiences to bold new plays from today’s most exciting playwrights.

World Premiere of LAST ASCENT & More Announced for The New Coordinates 2022 Season Photo World Premiere of LAST ASCENT & More Announced for The New Coordinates 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The New Coordinates (TNC), formerly The New Colony, has announced its 2022 season, to presented at its resident home, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

Cast Announced for the Regional Premiere of CULLUD WATTAH at Victory Gardens Theater Photo Cast Announced for the Regional Premiere of CULLUD WATTAH at Victory Gardens Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Victory Gardens Theater has announced the cast for the final show in its 2021/22 Mainstage Season, the regional premiere of¬†cullud wattah, written by¬†Erika Dickerson-Despenza¬†and directed by¬†Lili-Anne Brown.¬†cullud wattah¬†runs June 11 ‚Äď July 17, 2022¬†at¬†Victory Gardens Theater,¬†2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Victory Gardens Theater Videos

BWW TV: Auntie Comes Home In THE FIRST DEEP BREATH At Victory Gardens VideoBWW TV: Auntie Comes Home In THE FIRST DEEP BREATH At Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 45th Anniversary season with the World Premiere of The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. The First Deep Breath runs November 15 - December 22, 2019, with press performance on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN VideoVIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II.

VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now. 

BWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens VideoBWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now through November 12, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Rep!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Roz and Ray, a play by local playwright, Seattle Rep Writers Group alumna, and University of Washington Senior Artist in Residence Karen Hartman, with direction from the acclaimed Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. Broadway talents Ellen McLaughlin (Angels in America) and Teagle F. Bougere (The Crucible, A Raisin In The Sun, The Tempest) star in Roz and Ray, which runs now through November 13, 2016 (opening night is tonight, October 19, 2016) in the Leo K. Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of André De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P.
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by Broadway and Chicago star Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn.

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of World Premiere of Victory Gardens Theater's SAMSARA
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 13, 2015

Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season, Victory Gardens Theater announces the world premiere ofSamsara by Lauren Yee, directed by Seth Bockley. Samsara runs February 6 - March 8, 2015 with the press performance on Friday, February 13, 2015, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Drury Lane's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2014

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, continues its 30th anniversary season with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, now running through August 17, 2014. Scott Calcagno (Legally Blonde at The Civic Theatre, Grease at The Long Lake Theatre as well as the annual production of A Christmas Carol at Drury Lane Theatre) will direct. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Victory Gardens' APPROPRIATE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2013

Victory Gardens Theater kicks off its 2013-14 season with the Co-World Premiere of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Gary Griffin. Appropriate is presented in association with Actors Theatre of Louisville and was developed, in part, by IGNITION 2012. Appropriate runs now through December 8, with the press performance tonight, November 15, 2013, at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Victory Gardens Theater Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Victory Gardens Theater been nominated for?
Regional Theater Tony Award (Tony Awards) for .

What awards has Victory Gardens Theater won?
Regional Theater Tony Award (Tony Awards) for .