ShawChicago Theater Company Presents THE ARMS AND THE MANShawChicago Theater Company Presents THE ARMS AND THE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

ShawChicago Theater Company presents George Bernard Shaw's ARMS AND THE MAN from February 2, 2019 through February 25, 2019 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY Opening Night at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY Opening Night at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A compelling and thrilling story about life and death, love and heartbreak, THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY is returning to the stage this Fall after playing to capacity audiences in 2015. Called 'A smart and heartfelt journey!" by The Chicago Tribune, "A masterful take on a master's work!" by The Daily Herald, and "A perfect storm of theater!" by Chicago Stage Review, Executive Director David Rice's captivating piece will return for its only engagement for the next five years with previews October 3, opening October 6, and running through November 4. (more...)

ShawChicago Theater Company Presents THE WOMEN OF SHAW: 'Smart, Strong, Rebellious, and Heroic!' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

ShawChicago Theater Company presents THE WOMEN OF SHAW: Smart, Strong, Rebellious, and Heroic!, for one night only on September 24, 2018 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY Returns To The Stage This OctoberFirst Folio Theatre's THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY Returns To The Stage This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

A compelling and thrilling story about life and death, love and heartbreak, THE MADNESS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: A LOVE STORY is returning to the stage this Fall after playing to capacity audiences in 2015. Called 'A smart and heartfelt journey!" by The Chicago Tribune, "A masterful take on a master's work!" by The Daily Herald, and "A perfect storm of theater!" by Chicago Stage Review, Executive Director David Rice's captivating piece will return for its only engagement for the next five years with previews October 3, opening October 6, and running through November 4. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/24 - NEWSIES, FUN HOME, CHICAGO and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/24 - NEWSIES, FUN HOME, CHICAGO and More!
by BWW Special - Aug 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, FUN HOME, CHICAGO and More! (more...)

BWW Review: No Sleepin' on the Job in DREAMGIRLS  at The Cupcake TheaterBWW Review: No Sleepin' on the Job in DREAMGIRLS at The Cupcake Theater
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Aug 17, 2018

This musical is one that everyone loves, but it is not an easy one to put together and do right. Tor Campbell, the Director and Choreographer, has accomplished that with an abundance of clever ideas, high energy, style, conviction and talent. The entire Cast is on top of it, feeling and selling this Broadway treasure like nobody's business! There is so much heart in this large Cast that it just spills out everywhere on stage all the way to the back of the house. Besides non-stop movement, full-out everything across the board performancewise, each Principal and each Ensemble member puts their all into it. Book and Lyrics by Tom Eyen, music by Henry Kreiger, Originally Choreographed and Directed by the great Michael Bennett. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Announces 2018-2019 SeasonFirst Folio Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

For its 23rd season, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) will run the gamut from the horrors of Edgar Allan Poe to the sublime comic nerdiness of the world of Star Wars (more...)

ShawChicago Presents JEEVES IN BLOOMShawChicago Presents JEEVES IN BLOOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

ShawChicago presents Jeeves in Bloom, a Margaret Raether comedy based on the English classic works of P. G. Wodehouse. This production takes place Feb. 3 - 26 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Boise Little Theatre Wins Theater of the Year!Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Boise Little Theatre Wins Theater of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Just One Week Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads Best Ensemble!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads Best Ensemble!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads as Best Ensemble!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; LITTLE MERMAID Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; BOISE LITTLE THEATRE Leads as Theatre of the Year!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards; BOISE LITTLE THEATRE Leads as Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

ShawChicago Theater Presents G. Bernard Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

ShawChicago concludes its 2016/17 season, Dysfunctional Family Fun, with George Bernard Shaw's World War I dramedy Heartbreak House. In a Chekovian Fantasia style, Shaw presents a caricature of the 1910s British upper class obsession with propriety. "[Essentially] the upper class who should be the ruling class fiddles while the country falls apart," says Artistic Director Robert Scogin. This production runs March 4 through March 27 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Come experience the legend of Dracula anew, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA, opening Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8:15 p.m., and running through November 6, 2016, with previews October 5-7. This sinful and spooky adaptation by Joseph Zettelmaier is directed by Jeff Award nominee Alison C. Vesely and produced by David Rice, author of The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe and composer, adaptor, and lyricist of Shakespeare's Cymbeline: A Folk Tale with Music. (more...)

First Folio Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Come experience the legend of Dracula anew, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA, opening Today, October 8, 2016 at 8:15 p.m., and running through November 6, 2016, with previews October 5-7. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Come experience the legend of Dracula anew, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA, opening Today, October 8, 2016 at 8:15 p.m., and running through November 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Come experience the legend of Dracula anew, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of DR. SEWARD'S DRACULA, opening Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8:15 p.m., and running through November 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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