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52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

First Folio Theatre to Present World Premiere Production of LITTLE WOMEN Photo First Folio Theatre to Present World Premiere Production of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

To conclude its 24th season, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) welcomes the literary-inspired World Premiere production of Louisa May Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN, adapted for the stage by Heather Chrisler. Directed by Tara Branham, Louisa May Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN previews March 25-27, opens March 28 and runs through April 26, 2020.

*ROE* Makes Its Chicago Premiere January 18 At Goodman Theatre Photo *ROE* Makes Its Chicago Premiere January 18 At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

 Conceived in a pizza parlor and argued in the highest court in the land, the landmark 1973 case of Roe v. Wade legalized abortiona?"and is debated still today. Vanessa Stalling returns to the Goodman to direct the 15-member cast, including emblematic characters of plaintiff Norma McCorvey (a?oeJane Roea??) and Sarah Weddington, the young Texan lawyer who argued the case.

Casting Announced For ROE And GRAVEYARD SHIFT At Goodman Theatre Photo Casting Announced For ROE And GRAVEYARD SHIFT At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Goodman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 Season this winter with two new plays.

Remy Bumppo Announces Casting For HOWARDS END Photo Remy Bumppo Announces Casting For HOWARDS END
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announces casting for the first show of its 2019-2020 season, HOWARDS END, playing August 29 - October 5, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

46th Annual Non��"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 46th Annual Non��"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

The Jeff Awards announced today via a special video, a total of 132 nominations in 22 categories for the 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, in its 23rd season, will present three plays about women's historical struggles that fuel the debates of today, ranging from a world premiere adaptation of a beloved literary classic, a new production of a groundbreaking modern classic about female empowerment, all the way to a Chicago premiere of a new play about the relationship between two iconic Americans.

Photo Flash: First Look at Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Raven Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.

Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Begins February 7 Photo Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Begins February 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Raven Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that explores how we are shaped by the people who hurt us will play February 7 - March 24, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago.

Casting Announced For Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Photo Casting Announced For Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. 

Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Begins February 7 Photo Raven Theatre's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Begins February 7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that explores how we are shaped by the people who hurt us will play February 7 - March 24, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago

Remy Bumppo Announces Extension of FRANKENSTEIN Photo Remy Bumppo Announces Extension of FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to announce that FRANKENSTEIN will be EXTENDED by popular demand. The production will now play October 11 - November 17, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is October 16, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Chicago Theatres Announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed Photo 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.

Remy Bumppo Announces Casting For FRANKENSTEIN Photo Remy Bumppo Announces Casting For FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for the first show of its 2018 - 2019 season, FRANKENSTEIN, playing October 11 - November 11, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

Remy Bumppo Announces 2018-2019 Season Photo Remy Bumppo Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, in its 22nd Season, will present three stories that explore the fears preventing us from reaching out, the infinite mystery of the mind, and the heartbreaking love that spans space and time.

Raven Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Raven Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, kicking off this fall with the sharp and boisterous play CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined). Tyrone Phillips directs this drama about family, faith and revolution.

Review Roundup: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre Photo Review Roundup: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

One of Chekov's most well known works, THREE SISTERS will play at American Players Theatre until September 23. See what the critics are saying!

Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY to Open Raven Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raven Theatre Company, which will turn 35 years old in March of 2018, announced today that its upcoming 2017-18 season will give Chicago audiences their first looks at plays by three of America's most acclaimed young playwrights.

STAGE TUBE: 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Nominees Are Announced - HEATHERS, BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI, LONDON WALL and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2016

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 121 nominations in 24 categories for the 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 65 of those shows (or 44%), making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 65 Jeff Recommended productions, a record 53 (or 82%) received nominations, representing 32 theatre companies.

Photo Flash: First Look at Midwest Premiere of A SPLINTERED SOUL at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Chicago is hosting the Midwest premiere of Alan Lester Brooks' gripping post-World War II drama A SPLINTERED SOUL, directed by Keira Fromm and presented by ARLA Productions. A SPLINTERED SOUL plays now through May 29, 2016 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening was last Saturday, April 23. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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