Northlight Announces 2020-2021 Season Northlight Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 46th season, opening with The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, directed by Halena Kays. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates Lookingglass Theatre Company Welcomes New Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company welcomes five new Ensemble Members and four new Artistic Associates into the Lookingglass family. Joining the Ensemble are Walter Briggs (Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Moby Dick), Kasey Foster (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas), circus choreographer Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein), Anthony Irons (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Act(s) of God), and composer and sound designer Andre Pluess (The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Eastland). New Artistic Associates include Cordelia Dewdney (Moby Dick, Hard Times), Wendy Mateo (Big Lake Big City, Beyond Caring), costume designer Sully Ratke (Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas) and Matthew C. Yee (Treasure Island, Moby Dick). (more...)

BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN at McCarter is a Beautiful Creation BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN at McCarter is a Beautiful Creation
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Oct 23, 2019

Forget green monsters and macabre plundering of graveyards, this production, whose script was adapted from the novel by director David Catlin, is as much about beauty and creation as it is about the abyss of death and loss. (more...)

McCarter And Lookingglass Present Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN McCarter And Lookingglass Present Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

An eerie evening of ghost stories crackles to life as Mary Shelley spins her tale of love, horror, power, and unholy experimentation. This visceral new adaptation from Lookingglass Theatre Company brings together inventive staging, acrobatics, and a unique in-the-round experience to McCarter's Matthews Stage. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Extends MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Through September 1 Lookingglass Theatre Extends MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Through September 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Due to popular demand, Lookingglass Theatre Company announces the second extension of its critically-acclaimed hit, the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Extends MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Lookingglass Theatre Company Extends MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Due to popular demand, Lookingglass Theatre Company announces the extension of its critically-acclaimed hit, the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein now runs through August 18, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN at Lookingglass Theatre Company BWW Review: MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN at Lookingglass Theatre Company
by Emily McClanathan - May 30, 2019

With Lookingglass Theatre Company being the fourth Chicago theater to produce a Frankenstein adaptation over the past year in celebration of the novel's 200th anniversary, audiences may well ask what more can be said about this classic tale. Rest assured: in MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN, writer and director David Catlin offers a unique and poignant perspective by placing the author herself, a highly imaginative and emotionally vulnerable teenager, center stage. Artist and artwork become intricately entwined as Mary Shelley (Cordelia Dewdney) pours her personal pain into a work of fiction that has captivated readers for centuries. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lookingglass's Haunting MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Photo Flash: First Look at Lookingglass's Haunting MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein runs May 8-August 4, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere Of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere Of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein runs May 8 August 4, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. Tickets are now on sale. The press performance is Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cordelia Dewdney to Lead Lookingglass's MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN, Full Cast Cordelia Dewdney to Lead Lookingglass's MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble MemberDavid Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein runs May 8-August 4, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Chicago Theatres Announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed Chicago Theatres Announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre and Manual Cinema, Lifeline Theatre, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed, a one-time-only event exploring the four productions of this classic tale coming to Chicago stages during the 2018-2019 season. FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed takes place September 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lookingglass Theatre Company. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=85009b. Lookingglass is located at 821 N Michigan Avenue at Pearson. (more...)

Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Theatrical Readings Of WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Theatrical Readings Of WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago continues its 23rd Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comic drama WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN, running Feb. 23-27, 2018, at six Chicago-area venues. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Teams with TodayTix for $25 HARD TIMES Lottery Lookingglass Theatre Teams with TodayTix for $25 HARD TIMES Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces a partnership with TodayTix-the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to theater tickets-to offer exclusive $25 Lottery tickets to the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

Review Roundup: HARD TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre Review Roundup: HARD TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

HARD TIMES runs at Lookingglass Theatre through January 14, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lookingglass Theatre Company's Acrobatic HARD TIMES BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lookingglass Theatre Company's Acrobatic HARD TIMES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company opens its 30th Anniversary Season with the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Hard Times runs now through January 14, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N Michigan Ave at Pearson. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Director Heidi Stillman and Others Discuss HARD TIMES At Lookingglass Theatre Company! VIDEO: Watch Director Heidi Stillman and Others Discuss HARD TIMES At Lookingglass Theatre Company!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Watch as director Heidi Stillman and other cast and creative team members discuss this adaptation of HARD TIMES! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HARD TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at HARD TIMES at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company opens its 30th Anniversary Season with the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Hard Times runs now through January 14, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N Michigan Ave at Pearson. The Press Opening is this Saturday, October 14, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Casting Complete for Lookingglass Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season Casting Complete for Lookingglass Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for its 2017 2018 Season lineup. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre to Open 30th Anniversary Season with Return of HARD TIMES Lookingglass Theatre to Open 30th Anniversary Season with Return of HARD TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company opens its 30th Anniversary Season with the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's HARD TIMES This Fall Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's HARD TIMES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

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