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Windy City Playhouse To Open New Motor Row Location Photo Windy City Playhouse To Open New Motor Row Location
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2018

Windy City Playhouse today announced that the theater's smash hit "Southern Gothic," the recipient of six Jeff Award nominations, will be moving to a new satellite performance space in the South Loop's Motor Row for an open-ended run with shows beginning January 2, 2019, running simultaneously with the Playhouse's production of the comedic classic "Noises Off" at the theater's Irving Park location. The 2020 programming will bring the recent New York smash-hits "Boys in the Band" and "Every Brilliant Thing" to the Playhouse, each produced in the signature style which brings the audience up close to the action of the play.

Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago Photo Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Today, October 12th at 8pm. 

Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago Photo Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Thursday, October 12th at 8pm. 

Hershey Area Playhouse Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2017

Go back thousands of years for a unique and personal look at the first book of the Bible as Hershey Area Playhouse presents its summer musical, Children of Eden.

The Hypocrites Go Non-Profit, Open Ticket Pledges for ARISTOPHANESATHON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Today, The Hypocrites announced an exciting phase of maturation for the organization. A whole new non-profit business model leading to a stronger connection with our audiences and therefore more successful art being brought into the world.

BWW Review: Enjoyable, Wry MEN ON BOATS Marks American Theater Company Artistic Director Will Davis's Directorial Debut
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 11, 2017

It seems rather poetic that newly appointed Artistic Director Will Davis's first production at American Theater Company, MEN ON BOATS, focuses rather literally on charting new frontiers. Jaclyn Backhaus's witty, entertaining play (which Davis previously helmed with a different ensemble off-Broadway) offers a fictionalized account of Major John Wesley Powell's expedition along the Colorado and Green Rivers towards the then-unknown Grand Canyon. The titular men on boats comprise a crew of ten split among four vessels-and all are played by women or gender non-conforming performers.

Photo Flash: First Look at Regional Premiere of MEN ON BOATS, Opening Tonight at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) opens the regional premiere of Jaclyn Backhaus' Men on Boats tonight, Monday, January 9. Men on Boats is the first production helmed by newly appointed ATC Artistic Director Will Davis, who also staged the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run last year. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Regional Debut of MEN ON BOATS Begins Tonight at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) presents the regional premiere of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, tonight, Jan. 6, through Feb. 12, 2017, immediately following the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. Davis also helms the ATC production, with an all-new Chicago cast.

All-New Chicago Cast Set for Regional Debut of MEN ON BOATS at ATC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) announces casting for its regional premiere of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, Jan. 6-Feb. 12, 2017, immediately following the production's acclaimed Off Broadway run directed by ATC Artistic Director Will Davis at Playwrights Horizons. Davis also helms the ATC production, with an all new Chicago cast.

Photo Flash: First Look at About Face Theatre's THE SECRETARIES
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

About Face Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey and Tony Award winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home). Directed by Bonnie Metzgar, THE SECRETARIES will play now through June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, May 12 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

About Face Theatre to Present THE SECRETARIES at Theater Wit, 5/6-6/12
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 7, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey and Tony Award winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home). Directed by Bonnie Metzgar, THE SECRETARIES will play May 6 - June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.aboutfacetheatre.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm.

About Face Theatre'e THE SECRETARIES to Run 5/6-6/12 at Theater Wit
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 1, 2016

 About Face Theatre is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Bonnie Metzgar, playing May 6 - June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 28, 2016 at www.aboutfacetheatre.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm.

BWW Review: Thomas Bradshaw's FULFILLMENT at American Theater Company Compellingly Examines What It Means to 'Have it All'
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 16, 2015

What does it mean to have agency over our lives and those around us? And what happens when we're unable to fully grasp that which intrinsically controls us? With direction by Ethan McSweeny, the world premiere play FULFILLMENT, in a co-production with The Flea Theater of New York City, boldly examines this theme of agency and the quest to live a 'successful' life. This compelling construct makes for an intense, often uncomfortable, and extremely provocative 90 minutes on the stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at FULFILLMENT at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC), 1909 W. Byron Street, kicks off Season 31: The Legacy Season with the co-world premiere of FULFILLMENT, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Ethan McSweeny, now through Dec. 13, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Hypocrites Extends ALL OUR TRAGIC at The Den Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 16, 2015

Due to popular demand, The Hypocrites critically acclaimed production of ALL OUR TRAGIC will add two additional performances (that's 24 hours of theatre!), extending though August 16, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney, the unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative. Tickets for all performances are currently on sale at www.the-hypocrites.com.  

Photo Flash: The Hypocrites Open ALL OUR TRAGIC at The Den Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

The Hypocrites is pleased to present a return engagement of its critically acclaimed world premiere ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative. Adapted and directed by ArtisticDirector Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast members, this contemporary festival of Dionysus returns now through August 9, 2015 at The Hypocrites' new home, The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. The press openings are today, June 27 at 11 am or Sunday, June 28 at 11 am. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' ALL OUR TRAGIC at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The Hypocrites is pleased to present a return engagement of its critically acclaimed world premiere ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative. Adapted and directed by ArtisticDirector Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast members, this contemporary festival of Dionysus returns now through August 9, 2015 at The Hypocrites' new home, The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. The press openings are Saturday, June 27 at 11 am or Sunday, June 28 at 11 am. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Hypocrites' ALL OUR TRAGIC Begins Tonight at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

The Hypocrites will present a return engagement of its critically acclaimed world premiere ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative. Adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast members, this contemporary festival of Dionysus returns tonight, June 20 - August 9, 2015 at The Hypocrites' new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage.

AMERICAN IDIOT, 'UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE', ADDING MACHINE and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to announce their 2015-16 Season, featuring an unprecedented seven productions for Chicago audiences! The season kicks off this summer with the triumphant return engagement of the critically acclaimed ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast.

The Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

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