Red Tape Names New Staff and Company MembersRed Tape Names New Staff and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Red Tape Theatre announces the newest members to the growing company! Red Tape Theatre, located in the heart of Lincoln Square at 4546 N. Western Avenue, operates under the FREE THEATRE MOVEMENT, which began in January of 2018 along with partner theatre, Theatre Y. It is the company's belief that access to the arts is essential for our community's ability to engage in a free exchange of ideas. Red Tape strives to remove the barriers that exist between our community and an increasingly commodified culture. Red Tape is proud to offer all productions free of charge to the public. As they continue to grow our audiences, they are thrilled to announce the talented artists who are joining the company! (more...)

FIGHT QUEST 4 PEACE Begins Performances This Week at The Otherworld TheatreFIGHT QUEST 4 PEACE Begins Performances This Week at The Otherworld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Fight Quest Productions and Otherworld Theatre Company open the fourth installment of the popular choose your own adventure style Fight Quest series this week; the new, epic superhero genre based, Fight Quest 4 Peace. Performances will be at Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613 June 15, 2018 - July 7, 2018. (more...)

ROUND HEADS AND POINTED HEADS Is Jeff Recommended!ROUND HEADS AND POINTED HEADS Is Jeff Recommended!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018

'Round Heads and Pointed Heads' has been Jeff Recommended!  (more...)

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM at STNJs Outdoor Stage is Totally Enchanting
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 1, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is presenting an exciting, elaborate performance of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' on the Outdoor Stage located at the College of Saint Elizabeth. The theatre's Artistic Director, Bonnie J. Monte directs the show with her signature flair and has also designed the sound, costumes, props and set. (more...)

Photo Flash: STNJ Stages A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their 55th season with the popular tradition of an Outdoor Stage production, this year featuring A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. Featuring an exuberant array of music, dance, and visual surprises, Ms. Monte's fresh new vision for Shakespeare's most beloved comedy will make this popular play more enchanting than ever. In a world constructed almost entirely of objects that would normally be on their way to a landfill, her band of fairies transform trash into whimsical treasure. Picnicking under the stars with family and friends makes for a delightful evening where art, nature, and the ancient tradition of outdoor theatre all come together. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their 55th season with the popular tradition of an Outdoor Stage production, this year featuring A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. (more...)

Chicago Slam Works to Stage Anti-Valentine's Day Farce NEVERMIND, IT'S NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre announces the World Premiere of 'Nevermind, It's Nothing,' as a cure for a Valentine's Day hangover running Feb. 17 - March 24 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

Emerald City Theatre Opens 100th Show: THE SNOWY DAY & OTHER STORIES BY EZRA JACK KEATS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

Emerald City Theatre (ECT) Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone announced casting today for the Chicago premiere of The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats, adapted from the books by Ezra Jack Keats by Jerome Hairston and directed by Jacqueline Stone with movement direction by Aileen McGroddy. (more...)

Chicago Slam Works to Stage Anti-Valentine's Day Farce NEVERMIND, IT'S NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre announces the World Premiere of 'Nevermind, It's Nothing,' as a cure for a Valentine's Day hangover running Feb. 17 - March 24 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

Emerald City Theatre Opens 100th Show: THE SNOWY DAY & OTHER STORIES BY EZRA JACK KEATS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Emerald City Theatre (ECT) Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone announced casting today for the Chicago premiere of The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats, adapted from the books by Ezra Jack Keats by Jerome Hairston and directed by Jacqueline Stone with movement direction by Aileen McGroddy. (more...)

Enjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Citadel Theatre is presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical as the second installment of its 14th Season. Directed by Robert D Estrin this musical is based on the story by Jean Shepherd with book byJoseph Robinette, and words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The show runs November 18 - December 18, 2016 at Citadel's West Campus Theatre at 300 S Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. The Press Opening is Opening Night, Friday November 18, at 8pm. (more...)

Chicago Slam Works' New Political Satire Opens in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre proudly presents the third in its three-performance 2015-16 season, 'This Great Nation, Much Enduring', opening Friday, May 6 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. 'This Great Nation, Much Enduring' follows the political path of an ambitious young Senator as he struggles to connect in the Midwest. Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre (formerly Chicago Slam Works House Ensemble) incorporates elements of spoken word, movement, drama, music, and sketch comedy in each production. Using a central theme, each show is created and performed by the cast members using performance poetry as a stepping stone to produce an original and cohesive evening of theater. J.W. Basilo directs and the lead writer for this production is Shelley Elaine Geiszler. Performances are Fridays at 8:15 p.m. through June 10. Tickets are $20. For tickets and information visit www.ChicagoSlamWorks.com or call 773-327-5252. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at STNJ Will Raise Your Spirits
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 8, 2015

'The Merry Wives of Windsor' will be performed at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey through Sunday, December 27th. Directed by Bonnie Monte, audiences will delight in the Bard's rollicking comedy about love, marriage, jealousy and revenge. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey closes its 53rd season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte. Performances began Wednesday, December 2nd and continue through Sunday, December 27th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LOVES LABOURS LOST at STNJ's Outdoor Stage is a Delight for Theatergoers
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 29, 2015

Enjoy a real summer treat. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is presenting 'Love's Labour's Lost' at their Outdoor Stage on the grounds of the College of Saint Elizabeth. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Love's Labour's Lost. The enormously popular summer venue, located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, will host the show beginning on June 17th and continuing through July 26th. (more...)

A VERY MUSLIM CHRISTMAS, SPECIAL EFFECTS and More Set for The Wild Project This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Wild Project has announced its current and upcoming shows for December and January. Details below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LEARNED LADIES at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ is Pure Enjoyment
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 1, 2014

Moliere's 'The Learned Ladies' is now being performed through July 27th at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage. This satirical comedy is an enormously entertaining production. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Moliere's comedy The Learned Ladies brings theatre alive under the stars at the enormously popular summer venue on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a unique theatrical event. The Learned Ladies begins on June 18th and continues through July 27th. (more...)

ULYSSES DREAMS to Premiere at Touchstone Theatre, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

This April, Touchstone Theatre premiers an original work entitled Ulysses Dreams: an exploration of origin and destiny on the South Bethlehem Greenway. Based on the classical text of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, the play runs April 13-21 and features original music and poetic text by Jp Jordan and Christopher Shorr, as well as choreography created by Bill George, Gus Ripa, and the Touchstone creative family. (more...)

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