Stone Soup Shakespeare Opens 8th Season with Staged Reading of THE TRAGEDY OF RICHARD IIIStone Soup Shakespeare Opens 8th Season with Staged Reading of THE TRAGEDY OF RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Stone Soup Shakespeare starts its 8th Season with a staged reading of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of King Richard III on Wednesday, October 11. (more...)

World Premiere of EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION Comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble has announced that Education, Education, Education will receive a World Premiere at Pleasance Queen Dome as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Plagiarists' CIRCLE HOUSE Continues Through the End of May
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Circle House, which opened Friday, April 27, is the newest production from The Plagiarists, a return to a group-writing style that is rather uniquely theirs. Company member and lead playwright Jessica Wright Buha organized a group of writers and artists into multiple writing sessions over several months, exploring both the cyclical nature and unsteadiness of nature and life. From there the script was developed by Buha and her team, then masterfully tackled by the sure and sensitive hand of director Kate Nawrocki. (more...)

Events and Deals Announced for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Events and deals have been announced for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's all-female cast production of Shakespeare's Henry V, to be performed at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Chicago. Previews will be Today, February 18 at 8PM, Sunday, February 19 at 3PM, Friday, February 24 at 8PM, Today, February 25 at 8PM, and Sunday, February 26 at 3PM. The press opening isMonday, February 27 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Todays at 8PM and Sundays at 3 through Today, April 1. (more...)

Events and Deals Announced for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Events and deals have been announced for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's all-female cast production of Shakespeare's Henry V, to be performed at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Chicago. Previews will be Saturday, February 18 at 8PM, Sunday, February 19 at 3PM, Friday, February 24 at 8PM, Saturday, February 25 at 8PM, and Sunday, February 26 at 3PM. The press opening isMonday, February 27 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3 through Saturday, April 1. (more...)

The Plagiarists' THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH Explores Humanity's Oldest Story and the Man Who Discovered It
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

An epic play several thousand years in in the making just opened in Chicago and it is a not to be missed trip through time. From playwright Gregory Peters and the Plagiarists, The Epic of Gilgamesh as Told by Mr. George Smith, Associate Curator of the British Museum (Deceased) covers the remarkably parallel adventure stories of part-god, part-man Gilgamesh and Mr. George Smith, the Assyriologist who uncovered much of the Mesopotamian texts. (more...)

The Plagiarists' THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH Explores Humanity's Oldest Story and the Man Who Discovered It
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

An epic play several thousand years in in the making just opened in Chicago and it is a not to be missed trip through time. From playwright Gregory Peters and the Plagiarists, The Epic of Gilgamesh as Told by Mr. George Smith, Associate Curator of the British Museum (Deceased) covers the remarkably parallel adventure stories of part-god, part-man Gilgamesh and Mr. George Smith, the Assyriologist who uncovered much of the Mesopotamian texts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Backstage with AIDA at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Returning to a role she played on Broadway, Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams stars in The Muny's 2016 season closer, AIDA. Scroll down for backstage photos from the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: AIDA at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Click to see some brand-new production photos from the St. Louis Muny's star-studded production of Elton John and Tim Rice's, AIDA. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for The Muny's AIDA, with Michelle Williams & Zak Resnick!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Jun 6, 2016

The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Jon Rua and music directed by Andrew Graham. (more...)

The Collective Opens 2016-17 with THE HAMLET PROJECT - ROUND VII Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Collective, a new Chicago Theatre Company, opens its 2016-17 season with its seventh installment of THE HAMLET PROJECT, directed by Riley McIlveen and Assistant Directed by Omer Abbas Salem. The Collective is dedicated to gender-, color-, and age-blind casting. (more...)

The Collective to Open 2016-17 with THE HAMLET PROJECT - ROUND VII
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Collective, a new Chicago Theatre Company, opens its 2016-17 season with its seventh installment of THE HAMLET PROJECT, directed by Riley McIlveen and Assistant Directed by Omer Abbas Salem. The Collective is dedicated to gender-, color-, and age-blind casting. (more...)

The Wardrobe Ensemble's 1972: THE FUTURE OF SEX Launches UK Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble will take their production 1972: THE FUTURE OF SEX on tour across the UK this spring. (more...)

The Wardrobe Ensemble's 1972: THE FUTURE OF SEX to Launch UK Tour This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble will take their production 1972: THE FUTURE OF SEX on tour across the UK this spring. (more...)

Jim Caruso, Lisa Lambert, Cherry Jones and More Win at the 2014 Joey Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Winners of the 2014 Joey Awards were announced last weekend at a formal evening ceremony at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Organized and overseen by the Joe Allen Academy of Arts & Bitching (JAAAB), 'The Joeys' are a set of awards given annually for excellence in food service and patronage at New York's City's famous Times Square celebrity hot-spots: Joe Allen, Orso and Bar Centrale. (more...)

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