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PICK OF THE VINE at Little Fish Theatre Streams Online March 5 through 31 Photo PICK OF THE VINE at Little Fish Theatre Streams Online March 5 through 31
by Shari Barrett - Feb 25, 2021

Founded in 2002 as an artists' ensemble, Little Fish Theatre presents classic and contemporary plays in an intimate setting on Centre Street in the Arts District of downtown San Pedro. With the pandemic forcing the shutdown of live theatre, Little Fish Theatre’s 2021 Virtual Season offers up a tasty serving of this year’s best short plays with Pick of the Vine.

Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2018 Raises $1.6 Million Photo Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2018 Raises $1.6 Million
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater celebrated GALA 2018 on Friday, June 8, 2018, raising $1.6 million for the Chicago Shakespeare in Classrooms and Communities initiatives-which include the Tony Award-winning Theater's nationally recognized education programs and free citywide Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces GALA 2018 Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces GALA 2018
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater celebrates GALA 2018 on Friday, June 8, 2018 across the company's multi-faceted complex on Navy Pier. Funds raised will benefit the Chicago Shakespeare in Classrooms and Communities initiatives-which includes the Tony Award-winning Theater's nationally recognized education programs and free citywide Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour. Chicago Shakespeare will present the Spirit of Shakespeare Awards to Civic Honorees Marilynn and Carl Thoma and Artistic Honoree John Lithgow. Guests will enjoy a one-night-only performance in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, featuring Tony and Grammy Award-winner Heather Headley and The Voice all-star Chris Mann.

Bullying Drama RARE BIRDS by Adam Szymkowicz Premieres This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2017

The Red Fern Theatre Company will present the World Premiere of RARE BIRDS by Adam Szymkowicz (Clown Bar, Hearts Like Fists, Pretty Theft, Nerve). Directed by Scott Ebersold, (The View UpStairs, Nerve) performances begin March 23 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y in the East Village.

BLIZZARD: A LOVE STORY Premieres Tonight at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Lifedream Productions is pleased to present Melissa Skirboll's new one-act play, Blizzard: A Love Story in its world premiere at the Paradise Factory in New York, as part of the 7th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Helmed by the award winning director LORI KEE, this production stars GARY LEE MAHMOUD and MELISSA SKIRBOLL.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater GALA 2015 Raises $1.2 Million
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 17, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated Shakespeare's vibrant legacy with GALA 2015 on Monday, June 8 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, raising $1.2 million for Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities initiatives. Three hundred and fifty of Chicago's civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the event benefiting CST's award-winning engagement programs including Team Shakespeare education initiatives and Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the fifth annual Spirit of Shakespeare Awards to this year's Civic Honoree, Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and ITW Vice Chairman David Parry and his wife Ros Parry, and Artistic Honorees, Simon Callow and Phylicia Rash?d.

BLIZZARD: A LOVE STORY to Premiere at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Lifedream Productions is pleased to present Melissa Skirboll's new one-act play, Blizzard: A Love Story in its world premiere at the Paradise Factory in New York, as part of the 7th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Helmed by the award winning director LORI KEE, this production stars GARY LEE MAHMOUD and MELISSA SKIRBOLL.

Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2015 to Benefit Urban Initiatives, Honor Callow & Rashad, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the transformative power of Shakespeare with GALA 2015 on Monday, June 8 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier.

Photo Flash: First Look at Red Fern Theatre's IRREVERSIBLE at the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Irreversible, Jack Karp's gripping world-premiere drama chronicling Robert Oppenheimer and his brother Frank Oppenheimer's battle between conscience and ambition during the creation of the world's first atomic bomb, opened at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street, Saturday, March 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Red Fern Theatre to Present IRREVERSIBLE
by Anna Bencivengo - Feb 18, 2015

J. Robert Oppenheimer and his brother Frank battle between conscience and ambition in Irreversible, Jack Karp's gripping world-premiere drama, directed by Melanie Moyer Williams, about the physicist brothers' desperate race to beat the Nazis to the world's first atomic bomb and their confliction over its use.

Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2014 Raises Nearly $1.2 Million
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 23, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated the enduring vitality of Shakespeare on Monday, June 16 with GALA 2014 at its home on Navy Pier, raising nearly $1.2 million for Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities. Three hundred and fifty of Chicago's civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the event benefitting CST's civic engagement and education initiatives, including the citywide summer tradition Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks and Team Shakespeare education programs. The evening culminated in the presentation of the fourth annual Spirit of Shakespeare Awards to this year's Civic Honoree, The Boeing Company and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith and his wife Denise, and Artistic Honoree, Chicago theater legend Mike Nussbaum.

Bricken Sparacino Announces Solo Show VACATION-ALL I EVER WANTED!, 5/19 - Today
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

This May Bricken and Birch Productions is pleased to present Vacation- All I Ever Wanted!, directed by Lori Kee as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2014. The Festivity will take place May 12 through June 8 at the Paradise Factory.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Host GALA 2014 at Navy Pier, 6/16
by Tyler Peterson - May 27, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the enduring vitality of Chicago's Shakespeare with GALA 2014 on Monday, June 16 at its home on Navy Pier.

Bricken Sparacino Announces Solo Show VACATION-ALL I EVER WANTED!, 5/19 - 5/29
by Hilary Kelly - Apr 16, 2014

This May Bricken and Birch Productions is pleased to present Vacation- All I Ever Wanted!, directed by Lori Kee as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2014. The Festivity will take place May 12 through June 8 at the Paradise Factory.

Shelterbelt Theater Presents FROM SHELTERBELT WITH LOVE 13, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Shelterbelt Theater will present 'From Shelterbelt With Love 13' an eclectic mix of original work by local and national writers. This years theme goes a little darker and edgier than previous 'With Love' incantations.

Shelterbelt Theater to Present FROM SHELTERBELT WITH LOVE 13, 1/23-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

The Shelterbelt Theater will present 'From Shelterbelt With Love 13' an eclectic mix of original work by local and national writers. This years theme goes a little darker and edgier than previous 'With Love' incantations.

Nylon Fusion Collective to Present THIS ROUND'S ON US Short Play Festival, 10/29-30
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 25, 2013

Nylon Fusion Collective gets into the Halloween spirit with The Round's On Us, a collection of one-act works offering up intense drama and laughs about the frightening, the freaky and the just plain fun at the Gene Frankel Theatre, located at 24 Bond Street. Performed in two separate sets, the one-acts will showcased at 7pm and 9pm on October 29th and 30th.

THE PHOTO ALBUM Set for The Brick's Game Play Festival, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2013

The Brick Theater, Inc., in association with The Story Gym, presents THE PHOTO ALBUM as part of Game Play, a festival of video game theater, running today, July 6 - 26, 2013.

THE PHOTO ALBUM Set for The Brick's Game Play Festival, 7/6-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

The Brick Theater, Inc., in association with The Story Gym, presents THE PHOTO ALBUM as part of Game Play, a festival of video game theater, running July 6 - 26, 2013.

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces 10-Minute Play Festival Beginning 4/29
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 19, 2013

"This Round's On Us" - After the Fool... is the second fundraising event of the year to support Nylon Fusion Theatre Company's 6th Season. The festival will feature plays by new and notable playwrights, including Kristina Poe, a longtime member of LAByrinth Theater Company, James Harmon Brown, best known for his work on All My Children, and Jack Karp, a member of Nylon Fusion and winner of the David Mamet Playwriting Competition, whose recent play Incendiary Agents, presented at The New Ohio, performed to sold-out houses.

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