The Factory Theater Announces Cast for The World Premiere Of  Anthony Tournis'S PROPHET$The Factory Theater Announces Cast for The World Premiere Of Anthony Tournis'S PROPHET$
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019

The Factory Theater concludes its 26th season with Prophet$, June 7 - July 20, written by Factory Theater Ensemble Member Anthony Tournis and directed by Factory Theater Ensemble Member Wm. Bullion, at the Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago. Previews are Friday, June 7 and Saturday June 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 at 3 p.m. Opening night is Friday, June 14 at 8 p.m. Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for previews, $18 for students and seniors and $25 for general admission. All tickets may be purchased through the box office at 866-811-4111 or by visiting TheFactoryTheater.com. (more...)

Plays, Directors And Cast Of Staged Readings Announced For ARTEMISIA FALL FESTIVALPlays, Directors And Cast Of Staged Readings Announced For ARTEMISIA FALL FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Six directors and 30 actors from the Chicago theatre community will collaborate to create staged readings of six new feminist plays in the Artemisia Fall Festival 2018, to be performed September 24-26 and October 1-3 at The Edge Theater at 5451 N. Broadway. Artemisia Founding Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot and Literary Manager Sharai Bohannon have curated the festival from submissions solicited from writers, agents and literary managers across the US with whom the company has had working professional relationships. One play from the six to be performed will be chosen for further development by Artemisia Artistic Director Proudfoot, who will work closely with the playwright over the next two years to develop their feminist story for a full production in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lost and Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITYPhoto 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. (more...)

Lost And Found Productions Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITYLost 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFEPhoto Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to kick off its 2018 Season with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love*, L'IMITATION OF LIFE will play March 31 - May 6, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org (through Stage 773) or by calling (773) 327-5252.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This summer, Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to bring back Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia for THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 2. Following last year's sold-out, seven-month run, Handbag's parody of the beloved TV sitcom returns with all new adventures written by Artistic Director David Cerda* and directed by Becca Holloway. (more...)

Lost & Found Productions' Presents BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITYLost & 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.  (more...)

Hell In A Handbag Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFEHell In A Handbag Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to kick off its 2018 Season with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love*, L'IMITATION OF LIFE will play March 31 - May 6, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org (through Stage 773) or by calling (773) 327-5252. The press opening is Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced For Lost And Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITYCasting 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. (more...)

Hell In Handbag Announces Casting For L'IMITATION OF LIFE At Stage 773Hell In Handbag Announces Casting For L'IMITATION OF LIFE At Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for the revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEERPhoto Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions concludes its 15th Anniversary Season with its most popular show ever: the holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda*, co-directed by Becca Holloway and AJ Wright*. Handbag's irreverent parody of the 1967 Rankin Bass children's television special plays now through December 30, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The press opening is Today, December 1. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEERPhoto Flash: First Look at Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions concludes its 15th Anniversary Season with its most popular show ever: the holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda*, co-directed by Becca Holloway and AJ Wright*. Handbag's irreverent parody of the 1967 Rankin Bass children's television special plays now through December 30, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The press opening is Friday, December 1. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hell In A Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Returns to Mary's Attic this Holiday SeasonHell In A Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Returns to Mary's Attic this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to conclude its 15th Anniversary Season with its most popular show ever: the holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda*, co-directed by Becca Holloway and AJ Wright*. (more...)

Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEERCasting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for the return of its holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda*, co-directed by Becca Holloway and AJ Wright*. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CABARET, Opening Tonight at Big Noise Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, continues their 2016 season with the musical play CABARET, written by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff. CABARET will be performed at the Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL, from tonight, April 22nd through May 8th, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Big Noise Theatre Company's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, continues their 2016 season with the musical play CABARET, written by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff. CABARET will be performed at the Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL, from April 22nd through May 8th. Performances are: April 22, 23, 29, 30, & May 6, 7 at 8 pm; April 24, 30 & May 1, 7, 8 at 3 pm and May 4 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Big Noise Theatre Company's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, continues their 2016 season with the musical play CABARET, written by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff. CABARET will be performed at the Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL, from April 22nd through May 8th. Performances are: April 22, 23, 29, 30, & May 6, 7 at 8 pm; April 24, 30 & May 1, 7, 8 at 3 pm and May 4 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company to Present CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, continues their 2016 season with the musical play Cabaret, written by John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff. Cabaret will be performed at the Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL, from April 22nd through May 8th. Performances are: April 22, 23, 29, 30, & May 6, 7 at 8 pm; April 24, 30 & May 1, 7, 8 at 3 pm and May 4 at 2 pm. (more...)