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BWW Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Drury Lane TheatreBWW Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Drury Lane Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Jul 17, 2018

As the curtain rises on Drury Lane Theatre's production of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, we view a striking image: the interior of a derelict Mississippi mansion, complete with crumbling masonry, mossy growths on the ceiling, and a none-too-sturdy grand staircase. Amid these ruins, each member of the dysfunctional Pollitt family battles other forms of decay: failing health, eroding relationships, toxic jealousy, and thwarted ambitions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFPhoto Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre openied its sultry summer drama, Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime, Drury Lane's Smokey Joe's Cafe), On Thursday, July 12, 2018. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs through August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

Photo Flash:  Drury Lane Theatre Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFPhoto Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its sultry summer drama, Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime, Drury Lane's Smokey Joe's Cafe). Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs July 5 - August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At Drury Lane, Opens TodayCast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At Drury Lane, Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its sultry summer drama, Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime, Drury Lane's Smokey Joe's Cafe). Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs July 5 - August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Today, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At Drury Lane, Opens 7/12Cast Announced For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF At Drury Lane, Opens 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its sultry summer drama, Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime, Drury Lane's Smokey Joe's Cafe). Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs July 5 - August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, July 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME at Syracuse StageReview Roundup: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME runs through November 12 at Syracuse Stage, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is Captivating at Syracuse StageBWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is Captivating at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 30, 2017

The Tony Award winner for Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is now captivating audiences at Syracuse Stage. This thought-provoking and enthralling production is co-produced with the Indiana Repertory Theatre, where this same cast previously received rave reviews. Impressively directed by Risa Brainin and brilliantly acted, this production is memorable to say the least. (more...)

'CURIOUS INCIDENT, Starring Autistic Actor, Opens This Month at Syracuse Stage'CURIOUS INCIDENT, Starring Autistic Actor, Opens This Month at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Syracuse Stage brings a deeply moving and engaging experience with the Tony award-winning (Best Play) show 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,' adapted by Simon Stephens from the original novel by Mark Haddon. 'Curious Incident' is co-produced with the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT). (more...)

'CURIOUS INCIDENT, Starring Autistic Actor, Opens This Month at Syracuse Stage'CURIOUS INCIDENT, Starring Autistic Actor, Opens This Month at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Syracuse Stage brings a deeply moving and engaging experience with the Tony award-winning (Best Play) show 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,' adapted by Simon Stephens from the original novel by Mark Haddon. 'Curious Incident' is co-produced with the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT). (more...)

THE MAN-BEAST, WOMEN IN JEOPARDY and More Slated for First Folio Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonTHE MAN-BEAST, WOMEN IN JEOPARDY and More Slated for First Folio Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In its 22nd season, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) is delighted to present a chilling, humorous and thought-provoking 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 18 Park Tour of Free ROMEO AND JULIETChicago Shakespeare Announces 18 Park Tour of Free ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2017Chicago Shakespeare Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! at Merrimack Repertory TheatreWOMEN IN JEOPARDY! at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) continues its 2016-17 Season with the absolutely off-the-wall "Women in Jeopardy!". The riotous comedy follows Mary and Jo, two middle-aged women who jump to the rescue when their best friend Liz falls for a creepy (and potentially murderous) dentist. MRT Artistic Director Sean Daniels, who helmed the 2015 world premiere at Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, NY, returns to direct. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards NominationsChristine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016. (more...)

SoloChicago Theatre's THE UNFORTUNATES Begins at Theater Wit TodaySoloChicago Theatre's THE UNFORTUNATES Begins at Theater Wit Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Following its highly acclaimed inaugural production of Churchill, which played in Chicago, New York City and continues to play in several places around the country, SoloChicago Theatre presents THE UNFORTUNATES by Australian playwright Aoise Stratford. SoloChicago Artistic Director Kurt Johns directs the piece about survival, celebrity, violence and friendship, which begins performances today, June 17 at Theater Wit. (more...)

SoloChicago Theatre to Stage THE UNFORTUNATES at Theater WitSoloChicago Theatre to Stage THE UNFORTUNATES at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Following its highly acclaimed inaugural production of Churchill, which played in Chicago, New York City and continues to play in several places around the country, SoloChicago Theatre is pleased to announce its second production - THE UNFORTUNATES by Australian playwright Aoise Stratford. SoloChicago Artistic Director Kurt Johns will direct the piece about survival, celebrity, violence and friendship, which begins performances June 17 at Theater Wit. (more...)

Shakespeare Project of Chicago's Abridged HAMLET Begins 2/7Shakespeare Project of Chicago's Abridged HAMLET Begins 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

A four-hour play with more than two dozen characters tackled by two actors in 50 minutes. That's the setup for Jeff Christian's adaptation of Shakespeare's great revenge tragedy, HAMLET, in which Christopher Prentice and Gail Rastorfer will play 'two mighty opposites.' (more...)

Agatha Christie: THE MOUSETRAP to Kick Off Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonAgatha Christie: THE MOUSETRAP to Kick Off Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

A beloved Agatha Christie murder mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Presents Chicago Premiere of Stoppard's DARKSIDEThe Shakespeare Project Presents Chicago Premiere of Stoppard's DARKSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

?The Shakespeare Project of Chicago is proud to announce that it will present a special live performance of Tom Stoppard's radio play DARKSIDE on Sunday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at The Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Avenue, Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: SIDE MAN Opens Tonight at American Blues TheaterPhoto Flash: SIDE MAN Opens Tonight at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, just announced that two additional matinees, Saturday, May 15 and 23 at 3 p.m., have been added to the Tony Award-winning Side Man, written by Warren Leight, directed by Jonathan Berry, and running now through May 24, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Opening night is tonight, April 30 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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