Jackalope Theatre Company's 10th Season Features Three World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Gus Menary, announces its 2017/18 season, the company's 10th. The upcoming season features four productions, including three world premieres. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Production Team for IDEATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Jackalope's 9th season continues with the Midwest premiere of Ideation, written byAaron Loeb, directed by Gus Menary*, with the full cast and production team announced below. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne's Jazz High Tea Series Returns this Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????The time has come to pop on your favourite vintage frock or lounge suit and prepare for a luxurious afternoon of delicious treats and soulful jazz. Arts Centre Melbourne's decadent Jazz High Tea series returns in 2017 with more performances and special sessions for children and their families. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company and The Yard present BLOOD AT THE ROOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Jackalope Theatre Company and The Yard are pleased to announce the cast and production team for Blood at the Root, a continuation of their artistic partnership. The play, written by Dominique Morisseau, is co-directed by The Yard's co-Artistic Director Joel Ewing^ and Jackalope Theatre Company Member and The Yard Resident Artist and Mentor Will Kiley^*.    (more...)

BWW REVIEW: THE MUSIC OF QUEEN: A ROCK & SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR Blends The Timeless Appeal Of The Famous Band With The Sydney Philharmonic Orchestra
by Jade Kops - Jan 20, 2017

Richard Sidwell's (Arranger and Conductor) successful melding of Rock and Orchestral music in THE MUSIC OF QUEEN: A ROCK & SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR returns to Sydney to delight audiences. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gus Menary and Managing Director Nate Silver, announces its 2016/17 season. The company's 9th season features three productions: a world premiere, a U.S premiere, and a Midwest premiere. The season begins with the U.S premiere of Octagon by Kristiana Rae Colon, directed by Tara Branham, continues with the world premiere of The Snare by Samantha Beach, directed by Jackalope Associated Producer Elana Boulos, and concludes with the Midwest premiere of Ideation by Aaron Loeb, directed by Jackalope Artistic Director Gus Menary. (more...)

New Tickets to WE WILL ROCK YOU in Brisbane on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

?Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU have announced that due to huge demand, new seats will go on sale next Monday, 6 June, for the upcoming Brisbane season, which starts on 10 July. (more...)

Dates Announced For WE WILL ROCK YOU in Perth and Adelaide
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU have announced details for the Perth and Adelaide seasons later this year. The Perth season at the Crown Theatre will begin on 15 November, and tickets will go on sale on 13 June. The Adelaide season at the Festival Theatre will begin on 31 December, and tickets will go on sale on 6 June. (more...)

WE WILL ROCK YOU Launches Australian Tour in Sydney This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?The new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU will explode onto the stage at the Sydney Lyric Theatre tomorrow night, Today 5 May at 8pm, officially commencing its new national tour. (more...)

WE WILL ROCK YOU Launches Australian Tour in Sydney This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

?The new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU will explode onto the stage at the Sydney Lyric Theatre tomorrow night, Thursday 5 May at 8pm, officially commencing its new national tour. (more...)

Band Members Announced for WE WILL ROCK YOU Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Producers of the new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, John Frost, Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Tribeca Theatrical Productions, today announced the members of the band. Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor have chosen the band members they trust with their classic songs, and who will travel with the show for the entire Australian tour. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Jackalope Theatre Company, the Edgewater-based theatre company currently in its 8th season, announces that Gus Menary will become its third artistic director, effective immediately. Menary had been serving in an interim capacity since March 2015. Additionally, longtime collaborators Paloma Nozicka and Corinne Bass have been named as Jackalope's newest company members. (more...)

Raven and The Yard to Present MILK LIKE SUGAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The Yard's production of Milk Like Sugar, by award winning playwright Kirsten Greenidge, will feature a mixed ensemble of professional actors along with The Yard company members who are all students in the Senn Arts magnet program of Chicago's Senn High School. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company Announces Leadership Transition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Jackalope Theatre Company, the Edgewater-based theatre company currently in its 7th season, announced today new leadership and redefined roles within the company. Current artistic director and founding member AJ Ware will step down from her position, as the company enters a new phase of artistic and financial growth. AJ assumes the role of a company member, and remains integral towards Jackalope's future art-making. Jackalope founding member and director of the acclaimed Exit Strategy , Gus Menary, will succeed AJ Ware, as interim artistic director. Jackalope is currently conducting a search for a new permanent artistic director. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Stages BALM IN GILEAD, Now thru 4/19 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

On the heals of its hit musical production Titanic, Griffin Theatre Company continues its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play tonight, March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Griffin Theatre's BALM IN GILEAD to Run 3/14-4/19 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Griffin Theatre Company will continue its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.griffintheatre.com. The press preview is Today, March 21 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Griffin Theatre's BALM IN GILEAD to Run 3/14-4/19 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Griffin Theatre Company will continue its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.griffintheatre.com. The press preview is Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Stage BALM IN GILEAD, 3/14-4/19 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

On the heals of its hit musical production Titanic, Griffin Theatre Company continues its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Sets 27 Member Cast for BALM IN GILEAD, Beginning March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company has announced casting for its spring production of Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry, playing March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets go on sale Monday, December 1, 2014 at ?www.griffintheatre.com. The press opening is Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 7 pm. (more...)

Jackalope's 5th Annual Living Newspapers Festival to Run 8/20-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Jackalope Theatre Company presents the 5th Annual Living Newspapers Festival. In homage to the 1930's Living Newspapers of the Federal Theatre Project, Jackalope has assembled an exciting group of Chicago playwrights, directors, and actors to dramatize stories ripped from recent newspaper headlines. Presented for a One-Weekend limited engagement at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave, the show will run August 20-24, today - Sunday at 8:00pm. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved via jackalopetheatre.org. (more...)

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