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BWW Reviews: HIS GIRL FRIDAY at Trinity Repertory Company
by Randy Rice - Sep 15, 2011

Curt Columbus directs Trinity's season opener; a fast-paced adaptation of the classic 1940 Columbia Pictures film

Schedule Announced For Wexford Opera Festival, Oct-Nov 2011
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The programme for the 60th Wexford Opera Festival has been announced

60th Season Wexford Opera Festival 2011 To Include La Cour de Celimene
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The 60th season Wexford Festival Opera 2011 will kick off with La Cour de Célimène by Ambroise Thomas, a show that has not been seen since 1855

First Draft at Charter Theater Presents BEST MEN 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

First Draft at Charter Theater - a nonprofit organization devoted to developing theater audiences alongside new plays, supporting local artists and partnering with theaters looking to produce new work - announced today that it would celebrate 10 years as one of the co-founders of the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival with the reading of a new comedy, 'Best Men,' by Mario Baldessari and Chris Stezin, a play that follows the story of two estranged friends who are reunited under unexpected circumstances.

TimeLine Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

TimeLine Theatre Company, named the nation's theater 'Company of the Year' for 2010 by Terry Teachout in The Wall Street Journal and 'one of the Chicago theater's most impressive growth stories' by Chris Jones in the Chicago Tribune, announces its four-play 2011-12 season

First Draft at Charter Theater Presents BEST MEN 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

First Draft at Charter Theater - a nonprofit organization devoted to developing theater audiences alongside new plays, supporting local artists and partnering with theaters looking to produce new work - announced today that it would celebrate 10 years as one of the co-founders of the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival with the reading of a new comedy, 'Best Men,' by Mario Baldessari and Chris Stezin, a play that follows the story of two estranged friends who are reunited under unexpected circumstances.

Cabaret Season Kicks Off at Signature Theatre 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre opens its 2011-12 cabaret series on Tuesday, August 16th with 'The Marcy and Zina Show' starring Helen Hayes Award nominees Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich.

Cabaret Season Kicks Off at Signature Theatre 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre opens its 2011-12 cabaret series on Tuesday, August 16th with 'The Marcy and Zina Show' starring Helen Hayes Award nominees Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich.

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Aspen's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011

Theatre Aspen's upcoming summer season, reported Artistic Director Paige Price. The award-winning regional theatre unveiled the brand new Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park on June 24th with two musicals and a comedy. The theatre's 28th season of summer repertory features the regional premiere of Becky's New Car, by native Coloradan Steven Dietz, starring Emmy- and Tony-nominee Sandy Duncan. Opening July 7th is the beloved musical Annie, by Thomas Meehan (book), Charles Strouse (music) and Martin Charnin (lyrics), and the new musical Vices: A Love Story, (story by Michael Heitzman & Ilene Reid, and music and lyrics by Susan Draus, Everett Bradley, Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid). Vices closes out the season with a final performance on August 20th. Check out photos of the productions below!

GREASE, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, et al. Continue for Chicago's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

With the 2011-2012 summer season fully underway, Chicago continues to produce some of the most exciting theater in the country and hold its place as a leader on the national scene. The city's wide range of summer programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well.

GREASE, NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, et al. Continue for Chicago's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

With the 2011-2012 summer season fully underway, Chicago continues to produce some of the most exciting theater in the country and hold its place as a leader on the national scene. The city's wide range of summer programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals to international work, is enjoying record ticket sales, with many hit productions enjoying record extensions, as well.

TimeLine Theatre to Host Blago Reporters for 7/10 Post-Show Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

TimeLine Theatre will host some of Chicago's top news reporters, each who have been covering the recent Blagojevich trial, for a timely post-show discussion titled Exclusive! Chicago's Top Reporters on The Front Page: Same Story, Different Century. This newly-added special event will be on Sunday, July 10, immediately following the 2 p.m. matinee of TimeLine's hit production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic comedy about Windy City politics and journalism in the 1920s.

TimeLine Theatre to Host Blago Reporters for 7/10 Post-Show Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

TimeLine Theatre will host some of Chicago's top news reporters, each who have been covering the recent Blagojevich trial, for a timely post-show discussion titled Exclusive! Chicago's Top Reporters on The Front Page: Same Story, Different Century. This newly-added special event will be on Sunday, July 10, immediately following the 2 p.m. matinee of TimeLine's hit production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic comedy about Windy City politics and journalism in the 1920s.

BECKY'S NEW CAR Opens June 24 at Aspen's New Hurst Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Casting is complete for Theatre Aspen's upcoming summer season, reported Artistic Director Paige Price. The award-winning regional theatre unveils the brand new Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park on June 24th with two musicals and a comedy. The new theatre tent was installed during a snow storm on May 19th, work on the interior will begin immediately.

BECKY’S NEW CAR Plays Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park, Previews 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

Artistic Director Paige Price and Theatre Aspen proudly present the regional premiere of Becky's New Car, by native Coloradan Steven Dietz, starring Emmy- and Tony-nominee Sandy Duncan, beginning with previews June 22 & 23 with the Gala Opening Night June 24 at the brand new Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park.

BECKY'S NEW CAR Opens June 24 at Aspen's New Hurst Theatre
by Lauren Wolman - Jun 21, 2011

Casting is complete for Theatre Aspen's upcoming summer season, reported Artistic Director Paige Price. The award-winning regional theatre unveils the brand new Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park on June 24th with two musicals and a comedy. The new theatre tent was installed during a snow storm on May 19th, work on the interior will begin immediately.

Timeline Theater Co Presents THE FRONT PAGE 4/16-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2011

TimeLine Theatre Company presents The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, April 16 - June 12, 2011 (previews April 12 through April 15) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. Press Opening performances are Saturday, April 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 17 at 2 p.m.

Lane, Crudup, Larroquette & Lauria Take Part in THE FRONT PAGE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

The New York Times reports this morning that producer Jeffrey Richards held a reading of THE FRONT PAGE, directed by Daniel Sullivan which starred Nathan Lane, Billy Crudup, John Larroquette and Dan Lauria. The paper reports that it was organized to hear if the play was commercially viable, with no word on whether it will enter a full production, or if producers will be after this cast to star.

Jesse Eisenberg's ASUNCION to Premiere at Rattlesnake Theater in 2011-2012; Season Announced!
by Jessica Lewis - Jun 2, 2011

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater today announced its roster of plays for 2011-12, the award-winning company's 17th season. The all world-premiere season will feature new works by Dan Klores, Dael Orlandersmith, Daniel Talbott, José Rivera, David Adjmi and a play written by Academy-Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network).

Casting Complete, Sandy Duncan to Star in BECKY'S NEW CAR at Aspen's New Hurst Theatre
by Lauren Wolman - May 21, 2011

Casting is complete for Theatre Aspen's upcoming summer season, reported Artistic Director Paige Price. The award-winning regional theatre unveils the brand new Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park on June 24th with two musicals and a comedy. The new theatre tent was installed during a snow storm on May 19th, work on the interior will begin immediately.

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