Rhino Fest 2018 Runs Jan. 13 25, 2018Rhino Fest 2018 Runs Jan. 13 25, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr present the 29th Annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival, opening Saturday, January 13th and running Wednesdays through Mondays until Sunday, February 25. This year the Rhino features 32 shows, 6 nights a week, for 6 weeks. Rhino opens on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 pm with Full Moon Vaudeville, hosted by The Crooked Mouth band with guest performer Ian Belknap. (more...)

Transgressive and Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Announce A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN JEWELRY BOXTransgressive and Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Announce A GILBERT AND SULLIVAN JEWELRY BOX
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Transgressive Theatre-Opera announces the first production of its 2017/2018 season! (more...)

Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDRENChicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

After 24 years of marriage, Tom and Renata call it quits so that each can unpack a complicated past, and arrive at an even more complicated future, in this alternatingly harrowing and comedic ensemble drama opening September 25 at Chicago Dramatists. Previews begin September 23, at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Chicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDRENChicago Dramatists Presents DEAD CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

After 24 years of marriage, Tom and Renata call it quits so that each can unpack a complicated past, and arrive at an even more complicated future, in this alternatingly harrowing and comedic ensemble drama opening September 25 at Chicago Dramatists. Previews begin September 23, at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. (more...)

Photo Flash: MARY'Z WITH A 'Z' Launches Brown Paper Box Co.'s 2016-17 SeasonPhoto Flash: MARY'Z WITH A 'Z' Launches Brown Paper Box Co.'s 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Brown Paper Box Co. opened its 2016/2017 season with Mary'z with a 'Z,' a cover-to-cover tribute to 1972's Emmy-winning 'Liza With a 'Z' broadcast featuring BPBCo. members, alumni, and fresh faces presenting and reinventing Bob Fosse & Marvin Hamlisch's set list in its entirety. Mary'z with a 'Z' was an evening of song, dance, drag, and reinterpreted numbers by over a dozen of Chicago's finest artists. Classic songz. New arrangementz. 44 yearz later. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Ruckus Presents MATAWAN World Premiere, Now thru 7/26 at the AthenaeumThe Ruckus Presents MATAWAN World Premiere, Now thru 7/26 at the Athenaeum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

On the heels of hit comedy Barbecue Apocalypse, The Ruckus continues its 2014-15 season, dubbed the 'season of catastrophe,' with the world premiere of MATAWAN, Dan Caffrey's thrilling physical story of terror, coming of age, and the transformative power of total disaster. The Allison Shoemaker-directed production will run tonight, June 26th-July 26th at the Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport Ave) in Chicago. (more...)

The Ruckus Sets Cast for MATAWAN World Premiere, 6/26-7/26 at the AthenaeumThe Ruckus Sets Cast for MATAWAN World Premiere, 6/26-7/26 at the Athenaeum
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

On the heels of hit comedy Barbecue Apocalypse, The Ruckus continues its 2014-15 season, dubbed the "season of catastrophe," with the world premiere of MATAWAN, Dan Caffrey's thrilling physical story of terror, coming of age, and the transformative power of total disaster. The Allison Shoemaker-directed production will run June 26th-July 26th at the Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N Southport Ave) in Chicago. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theater Concludes Season with THE NEXT THING, Begin. TonightSignal Ensemble Theater Concludes Season with THE NEXT THING, Begin. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the final production of their 11th Season with the world premiere of the Signal Ensemble Theatre original musical The Next Thing, playing at their home, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Founded in 2003, award-winning Signal Ensemble Theatre uses a deeply collaborative method to produce work never-before-seen in Chicago. The Next Thing has its book by Signal Ensemble Member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra and music and lyrics by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. The production is directed by Marra and features music direction by Jon Steinhagen. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 30th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 30th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 30, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Sound Of Music' and 'The Wizard Of Oz' live, a local 'Ragtime' and 'Avenue Q,' premieres of 'Juno' and 'The Next Thing,' 'Hit The Wall' and 'Waa-Mu' return, CCT announces two world premieres, and Illinois has its high school musical theater champs--plus even more! (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theater to Conclude Season with THE NEXT THING, Begin. 5/1Signal Ensemble Theater to Conclude Season with THE NEXT THING, Begin. 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the final production of their 11th Season with the world premiere of the Signal Ensemble Theatre original musical The Next Thing, playing at their home, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Founded in 2003, award-winning Signal Ensemble Theatre uses a deeply collaborative method to produce work never-before-seen in Chicago. The Next Thing has its book by Signal Ensemble Member and Co-Artistic Director Ronan Marra and music and lyrics by Signal Ensemble Member Jon Steinhagen. The production is directed by Marra and features music direction by Jon Steinhagen. Preview performances are on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2, both at 8 p.m. Opening/press night is Saturday, May. 3 at 8 p.m. Performances will run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and ticket prices are $20 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $10 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Strange Tree's Musical THE DEAD PRINCE Through 12/22Photo Flash: Strange Tree's Musical THE DEAD PRINCE Through 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.strangetree.org. The press opening is Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Strange Tree Group's THE DEAD PRINCEPhoto Flash: First Look at Strange Tree Group's THE DEAD PRINCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays now through December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE Makes World Premiere TonightPhoto Flash: Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE Makes World Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays tonight, November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 6th, 2013'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 6th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 6, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeff winners, the Q Brothers tackle Christmas, The Rascals visit, 'The Dead Prince' debuts, plus three shows extend, the Kiss Kiss Cabaret explodes, Christine Andreas in in Indy and Bruce Vilanch plays Sidetrack! (more...)

Photo Flash: Promo Shots for Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE, Running 11/17-12/22Photo Flash: Promo Shots for Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE, Running 11/17-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.strangetree.org. The press opening is Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm. Check out promo shots below! (more...)

THE DEAD PRINCE World Premiere to Play  DCASE Storefront Theater, 11/17-12/22THE DEAD PRINCE World Premiere to Play DCASE Storefront Theater, 11/17-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.strangetree.org. The press opening is Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE World PremierePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Strange Tree's THE DEAD PRINCE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Strange Tree to Stage THE DEAD PRINCE, 11/17-12/22Strange Tree to Stage THE DEAD PRINCE, 11/17-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

The Strange Tree Group, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to kick off its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of THE DEAD PRINCE, an original, rambunctious, fairly-family-friendly, fairy tale muzikal, with book, music and lyrics by Jeff Award-winning playwright Emily Schwartz and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Paul Holmquist. THE DEAD PRINCE plays November 17 - December 22, 2013 at The DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 17, 2013 at www.strangetree.org. The press opening is Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Strange Tree Group to Stage World Premiere of THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN, 6/18-7/20Strange Tree Group to Stage World Premiere of THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN, 6/18-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The Strange Tree Group presents the world premiere of the elaborate time travel comedy THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN by Elizabeth Bagby, directed by Thrisa Hodits, playing June 18 - July 20, 2013 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Strange Tree's THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Strange Tree's THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

The Strange Tree Group presents the world premiere of the elaborate time travel comedy THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN by Elizabeth Bagby, directed by Thrisa Hodits, playing June 18 - July 20, 2013 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago. The production features Strange Tree Ensemble members Cory Aiello, Kate Nawrocki, Stuart Ritter and Jenifer Starewich with Audrey Flegel, Andy Hager, Brandon Ruiter and Joe Stearns. Tickets for THE HALF-BROTHERS MENDELSSOHN are on sale at www.strangetree.org. Check out a first look below! (more...)

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