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VIDEO: Birmingham Children's Theatre Presents Cardboard Puppet Production, HOPE'S HOL Photo VIDEO: Birmingham Children's Theatre Presents Cardboard Puppet Production, HOPE'S HOLIDAY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2021

Birmingham Children's Theatre posted its production of 'Hope's Holiday' - the latest installment from the Cardboard Puppet Theatre - on Facebook.

BWW Review: CHOIR BOY Sings With Spirited Soul at THE BIRMINGHAM BLACK REPERTORY THEA Photo BWW Review: CHOIR BOY Sings With Spirited Soul at THE BIRMINGHAM BLACK REPERTORY THEATRE COMPANY
by David Edward Perry - Aug 23, 2019

The Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Company steps to the plate with fierceness and momentum in its inaugural performance of the Tony award winning musical  a?oeChoir Boy.a?? This coming of age musical delivers a layered structure backed up with dynamic acting, and vocals from a cast of young men of color. The subjects of class, race and sexuality are exposed with extremely emotional results.

BWW Review: Down The Rabbit Hole is Fun with ALICE IN WONDERLAND at The Birmingham Ch Photo BWW Review: Down The Rabbit Hole is Fun with ALICE IN WONDERLAND at The Birmingham Children's Theatre
by David Edward Perry - Jun 2, 2019

Alice (Emma Brooke Levering) is a young girl who after spying a curious white rabbit in a vest and coat run into hole. Follows it down and is whisked into a seemingly never-ending adventure. The all female cast provides a wonderful "Girl Power" dynamic in the show by the Birmingham Children's Theatre.

Eleven Palm Beach County Students Earn Lebow Award For Excellence In Shakespearean Pe Photo Eleven Palm Beach County Students Earn Lebow Award For Excellence In Shakespearean Performance
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

The Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance celebrated its 10th year on January 26 in the Kravis Center's Khoury Family Dance Rehearsal Hall. Awards were presented to 11 Palm Beach County students from seven local high schools following an adjudication process.

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Closes Its Doors Photo Polarity Ensemble Theatre Closes Its Doors
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 6, 2018

Polarity Ensemble Theatre has closed its doors for good. The company, incorporated in 2004, was known for developing and producing new work by local playwrights and for innovative productions of classics. Polarity mounted 22 full length productions, 10 of which were world premiere scripts developed in the company's DIONYSOS CUP FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS series. The company also published five books, some of which will remain in print.

BWW Review: Adventure and Amazing Swordplay by THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Birmingham Chi Photo BWW Review: Adventure and Amazing Swordplay by THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Birmingham Children's Theatre
by David Edward Perry - Jul 16, 2018

'The Three Musketeers' is high adventure for all ages . Director Brandon Bruce delivers great theater combined with a high-energy stunt show. You are treated to dazzling sword fights, combat acrobatics, and a dramatic plot with interesting characters performed by amazing actors. This classic story is rich with the spirit of adventure, friendship, honor and romance.

BWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND at Steep Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: THE INVISIBLE HAND at Steep Theatre Company
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 9, 2017

Under the deft direction of Audrey Francis, Steep Theatre Company treats audiences to an intimate, intense Chicago premiere of Ayad Akhtar's THE INVISIBLE HAND.

Casting Announced for Kokandy's Chicago Premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE, the musical story of two small-town nobodies searching for meaning at the height of the Great Depression from the creative team of Frank Wildhorn, Ivan Menchell and Don Black. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Brown Paper Box Co.'s THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Following their wildly successful Positively Present cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, Brown Paper Box Co. continues their 2017/2018 season with Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carole Bayer Sager's 1979 classic two-hander (and many-voiced), They're Playing Our Song, running through August 20th. In his directorial debut, Jeff Award nominee Daniel Spagnuolo* helms and choreographs the Jeff-recommended romantic comedy during Brown Paper Box Co.'s fourth summer residency at Rivendell Theatre (5779 N Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Brown Paper Box Co.'s THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following their wildly successful Positively Present cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, Brown Paper Box Co. continues their 2017/2018 season with Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carole Bayer Sager's 1979 classic two-hander (and many-voiced), They're Playing Our Song, running July 21 - August 20, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Carmen Risi and Dan Gold to Star in Brown Paper Box Co.'s THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following their wildly successful Positively Present cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, Brown Paper Box Co. continues their 2017/2018 season with Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carole Bayer Sager's 1979 classic two-hander (and many-voiced), They're Playing Our Song, running July 21 - August 20, 2017.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Brown Paper Box Co.'s THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Following their wildly successful Positively Present cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, Brown Paper Box Co. continues their 2017/2018 season with Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carole Bayer Sager's 1979 classic two-hander (and many-voiced), They're Playing Our Song, running July 21 - August 20, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

STRANGEST THINGS! and THE WIZ Lead 2017 Chicago Theatre Award Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2017

Today, The Hawk Chicago announced nominations for the inaugural Chicago Theatre Awards, a contest in which all winners are chosen entirely by audience vote. The first round, which invited write-in submissions, ended June 23rd. The official nominees were decided by almost 1,600 voters.

Kokandy Productions presents BONNIE & CLYDE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2017

Kokandy Productions is pleased to continue its 5th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of BONNIE & CLYDE, the musical story of two small-town nobodies searching for meaning at the height of the Great Depression from the creative team of Frank Wildhorn, Ivan Menchell and Don Black. Directed by Spencer Neiman, with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Aubrey Adams, BONNIE & CLYDE will play August 27 - October 15, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Carmen Risi and Dan Gold to Star in Brown Paper Box Co.'s THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Following their wildly successful Positively Present cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, Brown Paper Box Co. continues their 2017/2018 season with Neil Simon, Marvin Hamlisch, and Carole Bayer Sager's 1979 classic two-hander (and many-voiced), They're Playing Our Song, running July 21 - August 20, 2017.

Jeff Awards 2017 Non-Equity Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Jeff Awards announced, via a special video presentation, a total of 127 nominations in 26 categories for the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017.  Hosting the video presentation were Alexis Roston and Lillian Castillo, who will be this year's Mistresses of Ceremonies at the Awards event on June 5 at The Athenaeum.

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces New Staff, Board and Company Members
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the addition of eight new company members to Strawdog Theatre's ensemble including Chelsea Wilson, board president; Leah Barish, managing director; Virginia Head, director of individual giving; Cara Beth Heath, literary manager and Kamille Dawkins, Ashley Ann Woods, Raquel Adorno and Elly Green, ensemble members.

Collaboraction's THE MARS ASSIGNMENT Tackles Depression This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Today, a young girl presents a school project about astronomy. An ad executive is preparing to pitch a new client. A stand-up comedian prepares for a tour. Everyone is feeling it. But no one wants to talk about it. The touchy subject is depression.

Collaboraction's THE MARS ASSIGNMENT Tackles Depression This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Today, a young girl presents a school project about astronomy. An ad executive is preparing to pitch a new client. A stand-up comedian prepares for a tour. Everyone is feeling it. But no one wants to talk about it. The touchy subject is depression.

Lifeline Theatre's MISS HOLMES Adds Four Week Extension, Through November 27
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2016

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces seventeen added performances of its Jeff Recommended and critically-acclaimed production of Miss Holmes, a new play by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh (Non-Equity Jeff nomination: New Adaptation, A Tale of Two Cities), and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Paul S. Holmquist (Non-Equity Jeff Award: Best Production-Play, The Island of Dr. Moreau; Non-Equity Jeff nomination: Director-Musical, The Robber Bridegroom, Griffin Theatre), inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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