Goodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for Streaming Goodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for Streaming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

From internationally-celebrated novel, to world-premiere stage adaptation, to groundbreaking online event. Late Chilean author/poet Roberto Bolaño's 2666, co-adapted and co-directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls and Chicago-based playwright Seth Bockley, is now streaming. (more...)

CBS Announces Participants in Drama Diversity Casting Initiative
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

CBS today announced the participants in the Drama Diversity Casting Initiative. The nationwide search garnered over 10,000 submissions and 450 callbacks, culminating in 12 actors traveling to Los Angeles for a Network screen test for CBS's current series, upcoming pilots and beyond. (more...)

Cast Announced for American Blues' TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

American Blues Theater kicks off its 31st Season - 'Define Yourself' - with a pair of one acts, including Dutchman by Amiri Baraka, directed by Chuck Smith and the World Premiere of TRANSit by Darren Canady, directed by Lisa Portes. Dutchman and TRANSit run August 26 - September 25, 2016 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is Thursday, September 1 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Host 2666 'College Night' Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Audience enthusiasm for 2666 continues, prompting the Goodman to add a fifth performance in the production's extension week. (more...)

Falls & Bockley's 2666 Makes World Premiere Tonight at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Robert Falls' and Seth Bockley's world premiere adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's famed novel, 2666, which has received extraordinary audience enthusiasm during previews, officially opens tonight, February 16, 2016. (more...)

Falls & Bockley's 2666 Extends Before World Premiere at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Robert Falls' and Seth Bockley's world premiere adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's famed novel, 2666-which has received extraordinary audience enthusiasm during previews and officially opens tomorrow, February 16-has been extended. Four additional performances include March 17, 18 and 19 at 6:30pm and March 20 at 1pm. The 15-member all-Chicago ensemble cast remains unchanged during the added performances. (more...)

Jeff Talbott's HOW TO BUILD A CITY Set for Route 66 Theatre's Next 'Driver's Seat' Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Join Route 66 Theatre Company on February 22 at 7:30 pm at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro for HOW TO BUILD A CITY by Jeff Talbott, directed by Henry Godinez and featuring Justin Brill, Jennifer Coombs, Eric Lynch, and Steve Stafford. (more...)

Roberto Bolaño's 2666 Takes the Stage in New Adaptation, Starting Feb. 6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

An epic global portrait of the modern world and the artist's role within it, 2666 by the late Chilean author/poet Roberto Bolaño appears in a world premiere stage adaptation at Goodman Theatre, by its Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Robert Falls and Playwright-in-Residence Seth Bockley. (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces 2016-2017 Season, "Define Yourself"
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2016 - 2017 Season, "Define Yourself." (more...)

Cast Announced for The Goodman's New Stage Adaptation of Roberto Bolano's 2666
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin December 16 for 2666, a new stage adaptation of acclaimed Chilean author Roberto Bolaño's famed novel, adapted and directed by Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Robert Falls and Playwright-in-Residence Seth Bockley at Goodman Theatre. (more...)

THE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside is proud to announce American Blues Theater's 2015 -- 2016 30th Anniversary Season, "Seeing is Believing." All main stage performances take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

FIRST LOOK 2015 Kicks Off at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces casting for First Look 2015, a program dedicated to new play development, today, August 11, through August 16, 2015 in the Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). First Look 2015 features six staged readings, providing an early look at works-in-progress from some of the most dynamic playwrights in the field. The mission of First Look is to develop new plays for future production at Steppenwolf and other theaters across the country. (more...)

Cast Set for FIRST LOOK Next Month at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces casting for First Look 2015, a program dedicated to new play development, August 11 - 16, 2015 in the Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). First Look 2015 features six staged readings, providing an early look at works-in-progress from some of the most dynamic playwrights in the field. The mission of First Look is to develop new plays for future production at Steppenwolf and other theaters across the country. (more...)

Sandra Oh and Andre De Shields Among Lineup for Victory Gardens' 2015 IGNITION Festival, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Victory Gardens Theater recently announced the cast of its 2015 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including GREY'S ANATOMY star Sandra Oh and Broadway legend Andre De Shields. (more...)

Regina Taylor Launches New Website and Free Community Events Around New Play, STOP. RESET.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Goodman Theatre and Golden Globe winner Regina Taylor unite Chicago communities through art and technology with the new play, STOP. RESET., which explores the intersection of race, class, sex and gender and the tensions between old ways and new digital-driven ways. (more...)

Regina Taylor to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Goodman Theatre with STOP. RESET.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Goodman Theatre congratulates Artistic Associate Regina Taylor, who celebrates her 20th season at Chicago's flagship theater this spring. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse Presents BUZZER, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

Tracey Scott Wilson's provocative new play BUZZER, set in a gentrifying neighborhood, takes up residence in the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre tonight, March 21 through April 19. By turns darkly funny and heartbreaking, BUZZER pushes many timely hot buttons of race, class, sex and real estate. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present BUZZER, 3/21-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Tracey Scott Wilson's provocative new play BUZZER, set in a gentrifying neighborhood, takes up residence in the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre March 21 through April 19. By turns darkly funny and heartbreaking, BUZZER pushes many timely hot buttons of race, class, sex and real estate. (more...)

THE RAINMAKER, 'WONDERFUL LIFE', 'RIPPED' and More Set for American Blues Theater's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside is proud to announce American Blues Theater's 2015 -- 2016 30th Anniversary Season, "Seeing is Believing." All main stage performances take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NATIVE SON at Court Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater have extended the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run through October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

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