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The Road Theatre Company Calls for Submissions for its 12th Annual Summer Playwrights Photo The Road Theatre Company Calls for Submissions for its 12th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY remains committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their 29th season, the play submission process is now open for new material to be considered for their upcoming playwrights festival.

52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced that four new playwrights have joined its Playwrights Collective, the company's new play incubator.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

Chicago Performing Arts Groups Offer Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

With performing arts venues temporarily shutting their doors due to the health crisis, many theaters are bringing their content online!

The House Theatre Presents VERBĂ–TEN - An Online Encore Presentation Photo The House Theatre Presents VERBĂ–TEN - An Online Encore Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

The House Theatre of Chicago will offer pay-what-you-wish remote viewing of its latest mainstage production, Verböten, the true-ish story of how punk rock saved the lives of four Evanston kids in 1983.

TimeLine Theatre Company Has Announced 2020-21 Season Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Has Announced 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced its 24th season. The company's entire 2020-21 subscription season will be presented at its longtime home in Chicago's Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, and will feature two theatrical classics, a Chicago premiere, and the world premiere of a new play developed through TimeLine's Playwrights Collective.

The Magnetic Theatre Will Present TRAITOR Photo The Magnetic Theatre Will Present TRAITOR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

How far is too far, when it comes to speaking the truth?

VERBĂ–TEN Composer, Jason Narducy, Performs Solo Show March 14 Photo VERBĂ–TEN Composer, Jason Narducy, Performs Solo Show March 14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

The House Theatre of Chicago presents An Evening of Songs and Stories with Verböten Composer Jason Narducy, Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m. at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Verböten is the world premiere musical inspired by Narducy's 1980's Evanston-based teenage punk rock band, directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, with book by Brett Neveu and music and lyrics by Narducy and now extended through March 29 at the Chopin Theatre. Tickets for An Evening of Songs and Stories with Verböten composer Jason Narducy are $40 and may be purchased at www.thehousetheatre.com.

TimeLine Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS Photo TimeLine Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Tyla Abercrumbie's RELENTLESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Chicago playwright and TimeLine Theatre Company Member Tyla Abercrumbie weaves a mother's past with her daughters' present in Relentlessa?"her world premiere play developed through the company's Playwrights Collective and presented as the culmination of TimeLine's 23rd season, running May 6 a?" June 27, 2020.

The House Theatre Extends VERBĂ–TEN Photo The House Theatre Extends VERBĂ–TEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The House Theatre of Chicago will extend Verböten, the company's second main stage production of its 18th season. Directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, with book by Brett Neveu and music and lyrics by Jason Narducy, The House will add 13 performances of Verböten running through Sunday, March 29 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. The regular performance schedule through March 29 will remain with additional updates also listed below:

A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.

Road Theatre Company Accepting Submissions For 11th Annual Summer Playwrights Festiva Photo Road Theatre Company Accepting Submissions For 11th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. 11th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival begins on July 26 and continue through August 2, 2020.

Michael Cerveris Plays a Solo Show at The Wine Goddess in Chicago Photo Michael Cerveris Plays a Solo Show at The Wine Goddess in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Two Time Tony Award and Grammy Winner Michael Cerveris Plays first solo show in Chicago in 16 years Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at The Wine Goddess.

The House Theatre Announces Casting For VERBOTEN World Premiere Photo The House Theatre Announces Casting For VERBOTEN World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the company's second main stage production of its 18th season. The world premiere of Brett Neveu's Verböten with music and lyrics by Jason Narducy runs January 16 a?" March 8, 2020 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Verböten, a new musical inspired by Narducy's 1980's Evanston-based teenage punk rock band is directed by The House Theatre of Chicago's Artistic Director Nathan Allen.

Center Theatre Group Announces 2019-2020 L.A. Writers' Workshop Participants Photo Center Theatre Group Announces 2019-2020 L.A. Writers' Workshop Participants
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Center Theatre Group has selected participants for the 2019-2020 L.A. Writers' Workshop, where local playwrights are invited to spend eight months in residence at the company researching and writing new works with the feedback from artistic staff and their fellow writers. The workshop, administrated by Center Theatre Group's Artistic Department, is designed to foster new voices, inspire playwrights to create their best work, encourage bold writing and build relationships among local playwrights, Center Theatre Group and the Los Angeles theatre community. 

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Sideshow Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company announce sits 2019-20 Season, launching this fall with the U.S. premiere of Alistair McDowall's mind-bending sci-fi thriller X, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green. The season concludes next spring with the world premiere of Brynne Frauenhoffer's brash, incisive comedy PRO-AM, directed by artistic associate Regina Victor.

MC-10 Playwrights Find Home at 16th Street Theater Photo MC-10 Playwrights Find Home at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

16th Street Theater is the new home of Chicago's MC-10 Playwrights' Ensemble, a collection of ten of the country's most sought-after established and mid-career Chicago playwrights and theatre-makers.

The House Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo The House Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

The House Theatre of Chicago announces its productions for the 18th season. The 2019 - 2020 Season will include the 10th anniversary production of The House's original ballet-free production of The Nutcracker, November 7 - December 29; the world-premiere of Brett Neveu's Verboten, January 16 - March 8, 2020; Shakespeare's Henry V, directed by The House's Artistic Director Nathan Allen, March 19 - May 10, 2020. The Magic Parlour, featuring magician Dennis Watkins, will continue its open run at The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

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