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Photo Flash: Opening Night of HENRY V At First Folio Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night of HENRY V At First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Ending its 23rd season outdoors, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) presents HENRY V for its classic Shakespeare-under-the-Stars series. Directed by Artistic Associate Hayley Rice,

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents HENRY V Photo Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Ending its 23rd season outdoors, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) presents HENRY V for its classic Shakespeare-under-the-Stars series. Directed by Artistic Associate Hayley Rice,

First Folio Theatre Presents HENRY V In July Photo First Folio Theatre Presents HENRY V In July
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Ending its 23rd season outdoors, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) presents HENRY V for its classic Shakespeare-under-the-Stars series. Directed by Artistic Associate Hayley Rice, HENRY V focuses on one of England's most beloved rulers as he fights to save England and prove himself the rightful heir to the French throne. Audiences will thrill to the battle scenes as they experience the play the way it was intended to be performed - outside.  Nothing beats being part of the action with the great Band of Brothers as Henry V leads them against an army ten times their own size at the Battle of Agincourt. One of Shakespeare's most popular rousing adventures, HENRY V previews July 10 - 12, opens July 13 and will run through August 18, 2019.

Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And Dance Pl Photo Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And Dance Plays Through May 25
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to present the annual all musical edition of its much-lauded sketch show:THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing and Dance, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 pm from May 3 - 25, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And  Photo Photo Flash: Barrel Of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing And Dance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys presents the annual all musical edition of its much-lauded sketch show: THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing and Dance, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 pm from May 3 - 25, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Presents Stories That Sing And Dance Photo Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Presents Stories That Sing And Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys presents the annual all musical edition of its much-lauded sketch show: THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing and Dance, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 pm from May 3 - 25, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

Windy City Playhouse To Open New Motor Row Location Photo Windy City Playhouse To Open New Motor Row Location
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Windy City Playhouse today announced that the theater's smash hit "Southern Gothic," the recipient of six Jeff Award nominations, will be moving to a new satellite performance space in the South Loop's Motor Row for an open-ended run with shows beginning January 2, 2019, running simultaneously with the Playhouse's production of the comedic classic "Noises Off" at the theater's Irving Park location. The 2020 programming will bring the recent New York smash-hits "Boys in the Band" and "Every Brilliant Thing" to the Playhouse, each produced in the signature style which brings the audience up close to the action of the play.

Photo Flash: First Look at Lost and Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CIT Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Lost and Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair comes to life in Lost and Found Productions' world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, with book and lyrics by June Finfer, music and lyrics by Elizabeth Doyle, direction by Erik Wagner, music direction by Paul W. Thompson and choreography by Jessica Texidor.

Lost And Found Productions Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY Photo Lost And Found Productions Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair comes to life in Lost and Found Productions' world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, with book and lyrics by June Finfer, music and lyrics by Elizabeth Doyle, direction by Erik Wagner, music direction by Paul W. Thompson and choreography by Jessica Texidor. Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the 1893 World's Fair, this lively new musical will play June 1 - July 1, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150, or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Monday, June 4 at 7 pm.

Lost & Found Productions' Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY Photo Lost & Found Productions' Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair comes to life in Lost and Found Productions' world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, with book and lyrics by June Finfer, music and lyrics by Elizabeth Doyle, direction by Erik Wagner and choreography by Jessica Texidor. Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the 1893 World's Fair, this lively new musical will play June 1 - July 1, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150, or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. 

Casting Announced For Lost And Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY Photo Casting Announced For Lost And Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Lost and Found Productions is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, the story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair of 1893.

Photo Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Company presents THE GOOD FIGHT Photo Photo Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Company presents THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Fight Choreographer Gaby Labotka. Preview performances are Saturday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 7 at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. Opening Night is Monday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. Regular performances are Thursdays Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Preview tickets are $10, student and senior tickets are $15, early bird general admission (available online through January 15, 2018) are $20 and general admission (after January 15, 2018) are $25. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit BabesWithBlades.org.

Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT Photo Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula.

Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT Photo Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Announces Cast for THE GOOD FIGHT Photo Babes With Blades Theatre Company Announces Cast for THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: "Origins" with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 - February 17, 2018.  Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula.

Griffin Theatre's Hit Musical RAGTIME Extends Through 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Due to popular demand, Griffin Theatre Company's newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME will add one additional week of performances, extending through July 22, 2017 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Griffin Theatre Company Presents RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 Season with a newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo.

Cast Complete for Griffin Theatre's New Chamber Version of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 Season with a newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo.

Casting Announced for Griffin Theatre's RAGTIME at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo.

Derby Dinner Playhouse to Present THE HONKY TONK ANGELS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the musical comedy THE HONKY TONK ANGELS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, opening November 16 and running through December 31, 2016.

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