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A Red Orchid Theatre And Porchlight Music Theatre Team Up To Present WAR OF THE WELL( Photo A Red Orchid Theatre And Porchlight Music Theatre Team Up To Present WAR OF THE WELL(e)S
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

A Red Orchid Theatre and Porchlight Music Theatre announce the collaboration WAR OF THE WELL(e)S, an audio drama adaptation of the stage play written by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber and directed by A Red Orchid Ensemble Member Lawrence Grimm.

A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.

Photo Flash: First Look at Huntington Theatre Company's SWEAT Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Huntington Theatre Company's SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company presents the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat. This Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat began performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night was Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

Huntington Theatre Company Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Photo Huntington Theatre Company Extends Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  Due to high ticket demand, this a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Kimberly Senior (The Niceties at the Huntington, Disgraced on Broadway) will now run at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) from Friday, January 31, 2020 through Sunday, March 1, 2020.

A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER? Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Ensemble Member Jess McLeod. Do You Feel Anger? runs January 23 - March 15, 2020 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. The press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Do You Feel Anger? go on sale December 16, 2019.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company Photo Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

BWW Flashback: Beyond TRUE WEST- The Great Plays of Sam Shepard! Photo BWW Flashback: Beyond TRUE WEST- The Great Plays of Sam Shepard!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

On Thursday night, Roundabout Theatre Company brought Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, True West, back to Broadway, continuing the legacy of the late playwright's work.

A Red Orchid Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Photo A Red Orchid Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Small Mouth Sounds runs October 18 - December 9, 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, October 28 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces Casting & Tickets For VICTIMS OF DUTY Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces Casting & Tickets For VICTIMS OF DUTY
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre presents a special summer engagement of Victims of Duty by Eugene Ionesco and directed by Shira Piven. Victims of Duty runs July 11 - August 5, 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, July 14 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOU Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 26th Season, including the Chicago premieres of Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray, and featuring Ensemble Members Jennifer Engstrom and Larry Grimm, and Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Members Steve Haggard and Natalie West. The 2018-2019 Season will conclude with The Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Ensemble Member Dado, featuring Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Mierka Girten and Doug Vickers, with design by Ensemble Member Mike Durst.

A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum Photo A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Directors, Ensemble and staff, in collaboration with the American Writers Museum, announces its 2018 Spring Fundraiser, featuring a special performance by A Red Orchid Ensemble Member Jennifer Engstrom. Guests will also receive a special presale code for Victims of Duty, starring Ensemble Members Michael Shannon and Guy Van Swearingen and directed by Shira Piven. The event will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, Chicago. Tickets, priced at $100, are available by calling A Red Orchid Theatre at (312) 943-8722 or online at www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

Casting Announcement For 33 TO NOTHING At A Red Orchid Photo Casting Announcement For 33 TO NOTHING At A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with 33 to Nothing by Grant James Varjas, directed by Tyrone Phillips with music direction by John Cicora.

A Red Orchid Extends TRAITOR Due To Overwhelming Demand Photo A Red Orchid Extends TRAITOR Due To Overwhelming Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the extension of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu and directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon, due to overwhelming demand. The production features Ensemble Members Dado, Kirsten Fitzgerald, Larry Grimm, Guy Van Swearingen and Natalie West, with Jacob Alexander, Mary Jo Bolduc, Missi Davis, Kristin Ellis, Nation Henrickson, Frank Nall and Steve Walker, featuring lighting design by Ensemble Member Mike Durst. Traitor will add Wednesday evening performances in February and now runs through March 4, 2018. 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Tickets for the extension are on sale now.

Photo Flash: Michael Shannon Directs TRAITOR at A Red Orchid Photo Photo Flash: Michael Shannon Directs TRAITOR at A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with the World Premiere of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveuand directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon.

Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid Photo Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with the World Premiere of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu and directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon.

Tyrone Phillips and John Cicora to Helm 33 TO NOTHING at A Red Orchid Theatre Photo Tyrone Phillips and John Cicora to Helm 33 TO NOTHING at A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its spring production of Grant James Varjas' 33 to Nothing will be directed by Tyrone Phillips, with music direction by John Cicora. The production features Ensemble Member Steve Haggard. 33 to Nothing runs April 12 May 27, 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells.

Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid Photo Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with the World Premiere of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu and directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon.

EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season Photo EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 2017-2018 Season with Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray.

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