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A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum Photo A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Directors, Ensemble and staff, in collaboration with the American Writers Museum, announces its 2018 Spring Fundraiser, featuring a special performance by A Red Orchid Ensemble Member Jennifer Engstrom. Guests will also receive a special presale code for Victims of Duty, starring Ensemble Members Michael Shannon and Guy Van Swearingen and directed by Shira Piven. The event will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, Chicago. Tickets, priced at $100, are available by calling A Red Orchid Theatre at (312) 943-8722 or online at www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

Michael Shannon and Billy Dec Host A Red Orchid Theatre's 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Directors and Ensemble, together with Rockit Ranch Productions, announces the 2013 A Red Orchid Gala. The 2013 Gala will celebrate 21 years of creating exceptional, ensemble-based theater in Chicago. The event will be held tonight, November 9, 2013 at Sunda New Asian restaurant, 110 W. Illinois, with a cocktail party and auction to follow at The Underground, 56 W Illinois. The evening will be co-hosted by A Red Orchid Co-founder and Academy Award Nominee, Michael Shannon and Emmy Award winning television contributor and Rockit Ranch Productions CEO, Billy Dec.

Michael Shannon and Billy Dec to Host A Red Orchid Theatre's 2013 Gala, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Directors and Ensemble, together with Rockit Ranch Productions, announces the 2013 A Red Orchid Gala. The 2013 Gala will celebrate 21 years of creating exceptional, ensemble-based theater in Chicago. The event will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Sunda New Asian restaurant, 110 W. Illinois, with a cocktail party and auction to follow at The Underground, 56 W Illinois. The evening will be co-hosted by A Red Orchid Co-founder and Academy Award Nominee, Michael Shannon and Emmy Award winning television contributor and Rockit Ranch Productions CEO, Billy Dec.

Michael Shannon and A Red Orchid Theatre Host A DAY AT THE RACES! Today
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

A Red Orchid Theatre (AROT) announces A Day at the Races!, a benefit for the Company's upcoming production of Simpatico by Sam Shepard in celebration of the 20th Anniversary Season. The intimate event will be held in the Secretariat Suite at Arlington Park, 2200 W. Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights, today, May 11 from noon to 4:00PM.

Michael Shannon and A Red Orchid Theatre to Host A DAY AT THE RACES!, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

A Red Orchid Theatre (AROT) announces A Day at the Races!, a benefit for the Company's upcoming production of Simpatico by Sam Shepard in celebration of the 20th Anniversary Season. The intimate event will be held in the Secretariat Suite at Arlington Park, 2200 W. Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights, on Saturday, May 11 from noon to 4:00PM.

HIT THE WALL Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

The new play, Hit The Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, directed by Eric Hoff, and with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, will end its run today, April 28, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where it began performances on February 19, 2013.

HIT THE WALL Will Conclude Off-Broadway Run 4/28
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 12, 2013

The new play, Hit the Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, directed by Eric Hoff, and with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, will end its run on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where it began performances on February 19, 2013.

HIT THE WALL Plays Final Performance, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

The new play, Hit the Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, directed by Eric Hoff, and with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, will end its run on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where it began performances on February 19, 2013.

HIT THE WALL Begins Talkbacks on March 20
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 18, 2013

Join the cast of Off-Broadway's Hit the Wall, a new play written by Ike Holter and directed by Eric Hoff, with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, for the launch of a new talkback series immediately following the performance of the play on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Tickets are now available for the performance that begins at 7:30pm followed by the talkback at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street).

Barrow Street Theatre Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Opening of HIT THE WALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter present the New York premiere of the new play, Hit The Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, at the Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by Eric Hoff, with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton. The show began previews at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 and opening night set for this evening at 7:30 PM.

Barrow Street Theatre to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Opening of HIT THE WALL, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter present the New York premiere of the new play, Hit The Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, at the Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by Eric Hoff, with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton. The show began previews at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 and opening night set for this Sunday evening at 7:30 PM.

HIT THE WALL Begins Performances at Barrow Street Theatre Tonight
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 19, 2013

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter present the New York premiere of the new play, Hit the Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, at the Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by Eric Hoff, with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, performances for Hit the Wall begin tonight, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue), with an opening night set for Sunday, March 10, 2013. Tickets for the production are now on sale.

TRIBES Ends Today at Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013

The record breaking, award-winning Off-Broadway play Tribes will end its monumental run, playing its final performance this evening, January 20, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) after 19 preview and 365 regular performances. The celebrated West Village theater will next be home to the New York Premiere of Ike Holter's Hit the Wall, which begins previews on February 19, 2013, with an official opening night set for March 10, 2013.

TRIBES Ends 1/20 at Barrow Street Theatre
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 18, 2013

The record breaking, award-winning Off-Broadway play Tribes will end its monumental run, playing its final performance this Sunday evening, January 20, 2013 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) after 19 preview and 365 regular performances. The celebrated West Village theater will next be home to the New York Premiere of Ike Holter's Hit the Wall, which begins previews on February 19, 2013, with an official opening night set for March 10, 2013.

HIT THE WALL Begins Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theatre, 2/19
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 10, 2013

Producers Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter announced today they will present the New York premiere of the new play, Hit the Wall by Ike Holter, a theatrical exploration of the first night of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, at the Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by Eric Hoff, with original music & music supervision by Dan Lipton, performances for Hit the Wall begin on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue), with an opening night set for Sunday, March 10, 2013. Tickets for the production are now on sale.

TRIBES Announces Final 2-Week Extensions
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 12, 2012

Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, and Tom Wirtshafter, producers of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit play Tribes, have announced a two-week extension of the award-winning production. It was previously announced Tribes had officially recouped its entire investment and would end its monumental run on January 6, 2013. But, due to popular demand, the final performance will now be Sunday evening, January 20, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where performances began February 16, 2012. Tribes opened to rave reviews on March 4, 2012 and at closing will have given 19 preview and 391 regular performances.

TRIBES Recoups Investment; Plays Through January 6
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 30, 2012

Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian and Tom Wirtshafter, the producers of Tribes by Nina Raine, announced today the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit play has officially recouped its entire investment. Tribes began performances February 16, 2012 and opened to rave reviews on March 4, 2012 at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) where it will give its final performance January 6, 2013.

GRACE's Michael Shannon and Rockit Ranch's Billy Dec Co-Host AROT's 20th Anniversary Gala Tonight, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Trustees and Gala Committee, together with Rockit Ranch Productions, presents the 2012 A Red Orchid Gala.The 2012 Gala will celebrate 20 years of creating exceptional, ensemble-based theater in Chicago.

TRIBES Will Play Its Final Performance January 6; Nick Westrate Joins the Cast 11/19
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 9, 2012

The producers and company of the acclaimed Off-Broadway hit play Tribes welcome the return of Nick Westrate, winner of a 2012 Special Drama Desk Award for his versatility in the 2011-2012 season (Unnatural Acts, Love's Labor's Lost, and Galileo), who will assume the role of Daniel beginning Monday, November 19, 2012 at The Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). Will Brill, who originated the role, will give his final performance Sunday, November 18, 2012.

A Red Orchid Theatre Celebrates 20th Anniversary
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 7, 2012

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Trustees and Gala Committee, together with Rockit Ranch Productions, has announced the 2012 A Red Orchid Gala. The 2012 Gala will celebrate 20 years of creating exceptional, ensemble-based theater in Chicago. The event will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Sunda Restaurant, 110 W. Illinois, with a cocktail party and auction to follow at The Underground, 56 W Illinois. The evening will be co-hosted by A Red Orchid Co-founder and Academy Award Nominee, Michael Shannon and Rockit Ranch Productions CEO Billy Dec.

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