City Theatre Presents WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS?City Theatre Presents WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

City Theatre has announced the details of the third show of the season: Where Did We Sit on the Bus? written and performed by Brian Quijada. Where Did We Sit on the Bus? stages a hip-hop autobiography about growing up Latinx in a world that categorizes everyone in black and white. It is directed by Chay Yew, Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater, in Chicago, and will run in the City Theatre Lester Hamburg Studio Theatre, January 19 - February 24, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Jungle Theater Celebrates the Holidays with Premiere of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYJungle Theater Celebrates the Holidays with Premiere of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

This holiday season, the Jungle Theater presents THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY, a companion to last year's wildly popular Miss Bennet - both continuations of Jane Austen's beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice. Starring Angela Timberman as the adored housekeeper Mrs. Reynolds, the play's action takes place in the cozy warmth of the Pemberley kitchen where the servants are bustling with holiday preparations. Directed by Christina Baldwin, this co-commission, co-world premiere (with Chicago's Northlight Theater and the Bay Area's Marin Theatre Company) runs December 1-30 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, located at 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis.  (more...)

City Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren GundersonCity Theatre Announces THE REVOLUTIONSTS By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

City Theatre launches its new season with an all female cast and creative team for the Pittsburgh premiere of America's most produced playwright from 2017, Lauren Gunderson, and her hysterical and historical comedy, The Revolutionists. While set during France's Reign of Terror (1793-94), it is a timely treatise for the United States today as it celebrates four badass women out to change the world.  (more...)

Jungle Theater's World Premiere Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN Opens 2018-19 SeasonJungle Theater's World Premiere Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN Opens 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Jungle Theater opens its 2018-19 Season with its first-ever commission: The world premiere of Kate Hamill's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. The production coincides with the 150th anniversary of the publication of Little Women, 'the groundbreaking novel that changed everything' (Little Women 150). Jungle Artistic Director Sarah Rasmussen directs this beloved classic saturated with a contemporary air, running September 15-October 21 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, located at 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis.  (more...)

Irreverent HAND TO GOD Shakes Things Up This July at Jungle TheaterIrreverent HAND TO GOD Shakes Things Up This July at Jungle Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The Jungle Theater's 2018 summer show is a Jungle coup - the Twin Cities premiere of the rowdy, award-winning Broadway hit, HAND TO GOD, opening July 21. One of the most produced plays of 2016-17, Hand to God features a mild-mannered teen and his spectacularly foul-mouthed puppet in a fast-paced comedic exploration of the fragile nature of faith, morality and the ties that bind. Directed by Jungle Resident Director Christina Baldwin, the "darkly delightful" play (NY Times) runs through August 19 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, located at 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis.  (more...)

Navy Pier Unveils 15-Week Free Programming Schedule For Summer SeasonNavy Pier Unveils 15-Week Free Programming Schedule For Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Navy Pier, Chicago's year-round lakefront destination, is kicking off a new season of free arts and cultural programs with the return of the popular Aon Summer Fireworks and Live on the Lake! music series at the Miller Lite Beer Garden, plus a new live DJ music series, Wave Wall Wax, starting Memorial Day weekend. These programs launch a 15-week arts and cultural extravaganza at the Pier, complete with top local talent and world-renowned works in cinema, dance, music, public art, theater and more - all of which serve as the perfect complement to the many dining, retail and leisure experiences across the Pier. (more...)

City Theatre Closes 2017-18 Season with NOMAD MOTELCity Theatre Closes 2017-18 Season with NOMAD MOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

City Theatre is thrilled to announce the details of the final production of the 2017-18 season: Nomad Motel by Carla Ching. Originally commissioned as part of South Coast Repertory Theatre's CrossRoads initiative (Marc Masterson, Artistic Director) the play explores a family consumed by California's crippling housing crisis and the life of a "parachute kid," sent to live alone in America while his father remains in Hong Kong. It is directed by LA-based artist Bart DeLorenzo, and will run on the City Theatre Main Stage, May 12-June 3, 2018. Tickets are on sale now.  (more...)

THE WOLVES Makes its Minnesota Debut at The JungleTHE WOLVES Makes its Minnesota Debut at The Jungle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

The Jungle Theater puts on its game face with the Minnesota premiere of The Wolves, a portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Jungle Artistic Director Sarah Rasmussen directs this Pulitzer Prize Finalist play by Sarah DeLappe, on stage March 31-April 29. (more...)

Write Act Rep Announces $25 Rush Tickets to LILI MARLENEWrite Act Rep Announces $25 Rush Tickets to LILI MARLENE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Write Act Repertory announces $25.00 rush tickets for the current production of LILI MARLENE. LILI MARLENE, which premiered in NYC in July of 2017 after a successful run in LA, recently extended through March 5th, 2018 at St. Luke's Theatre on 46th Street. (more...)

Jungle Theatre Kicks Off 2018 Season with Two One-Person Shows with MusicJungle Theatre Kicks Off 2018 Season with Two One-Person Shows with Music
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The Jungle begins its 2018 Season with a duet of innovative plays showcasing local musicians. Opening the new season on January 13 is Ishmael, a fable that features members of the standout bluegrass band, Pert Near Sandstone. Next up is My Mother Has 4 Noses, written and performed by acclaimed singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke, opening February 10. (more...)

City Theatre Begins Season with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTERCity Theatre Begins Season with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

City Theatre dives into a fresh season of new plays with an off-Broadway hit comedy by playwright Halley Feiffer, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. Directed by City Theatre newcomer Joshua Kahan Brody, the production runs on the Main Stage September 23 - October 15, 2017. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

END OF THE RAINBOW to Close on Broadway August 19; LA Stop, Tour and Film in Development
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

The highly acclaimed Broadway production of End of the Rainbow, written by Peter Quilter and directed by TonyŽ Award winner Terry Johnson, will play its final performance on Sunday, August 19, it was announced today. The production, which began performances on Monday, March 19, 2012 and opened to rave reviews on Monday, April 2, will have played a total of 176 performances at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. (more...)

END OF THE RAINBOW Announces Post-Show Talkbacks With Tracie Bennett and Michael Musto, 7/31 & 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Tracie Bennett, who stars as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow, will be participating in post-show talk-backs, moderated by Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, on Tuesday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 7. (more...)

END OF THE RAINBOW to Host First-Ever Instagram Meet-Up, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

End of the Rainbow is hosting theaterland's first ever Instagram Meet-Up at the famed Belasco Theatre (111 W. 44th Street). Taking place at 12:45 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 21, the event, which is open to all interested Instagram enthusiasts, will offer participants an exclusive tour of the recently renovated theatre, which boasts one of New York's most beautiful neo-Georgian interiors. Those participating in this rare opportunity will be encouraged to snap and post photos of the theater via Instagram. Photos will be tagged "endoftherainbowbwy" so non-participants can easily find and view the images. For more information, and to sign up for the event, visit: http://www.meetup.com/Instagram/New-York-NY/676332/ (more...)