Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKETPhoto Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

The Jeff Awards announced today via a special video, a total of 132 nominations in 22 categories for the 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKETPhoto Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKETTimeLine Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jir h Breon Holder, recently named one of Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making by The New York Times. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOMWriters Theatre Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

This visceral American classic serves as the 1920s chapter of August Wilson's epic American Century Cycle. What begins as a routine recording session becomes more strained as tensions rise between the members of a blues band and the owners of the recording studio. The white producers mean to exploit the talents of the band especially the gifted and impulsive Levee but when Ma insists on having things her way, tensions are enflamed and the play builds to an unexpected and searing climax. (more...)

MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Announced At Writers TheatreMA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Announced At Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2018/19 season with August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Writers Theatre Resident Director Ron OJ Parson. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom runs February 6 - March 17, 2019 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Comes to Writers TheatreMA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2018/19 season with August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Writers Theatre Resident Director Ron OJ Parson.  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom runs February 6 - March 17, 2019 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES Begins November 17Photo Flash: First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES Begins November 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

First Floor Theater is pleased to launch its seventh season with the Chicago premiere of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's wild, social commentary HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES, directed by Mikael Burke, playing October 20 - November 17, 2018 at FFT's resident home, The Den Theatre (2B), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES Makes Chicago PremierePhoto Flash: First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES Makes Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

First Floor Theater is pleased to launch its seventh season with the Chicago premiere of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's wild, social commentary HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES, directed by Mikael Burke, playing October 20 - November 17, 2018 at FFT's resident home, The Den Theatre (2B), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Casting Announced For First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIESCasting Announced For First Floor Theater's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

First Floor Theater is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago premiere of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's wild, social commentary HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES, directed by Mikael Burke. (more...)

Victory Gardens Announces Casting And Full Schedule For IGNITIONVictory Gardens Announces Casting And Full Schedule For IGNITION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew, Managing Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup for the 10th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Prosthesis by Robert Askins; Untitled Road Trip Play by Lauren Yee; White History by Dave Harris; How to Defend Yourself by Lily Padilla; Seeing Eye by Nick Malakhow; and The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II. The 2018 Festival runs August 3 -5, 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater, located at 2433 N Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: Victory Gardens Theater Presents MIES JULIEPhoto Flash: Victory Gardens Theater Presents MIES JULIE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 43rd season with Mies Julie, written by Yael Farber, directed by Dexter Bullard, and adapted from August Strindberg's Miss Julie. Mies Julie runs May 25 - June 24, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 43rd season with Mies Julie, written by Yael Farber, directed by Dexter Bullard, and adapted from August Strindberg's Miss Julie. Mies Julie runs May 25 - June 24, 2018, with the press performance today, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Presents MIES JULIEVictory Gardens Theater Presents MIES JULIE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 43rd season with Mies Julie, written by Yael Farber, directed by Dexter Bullard, and adapted from August Strindberg's Miss Julie. Mies Julie runs May 25 - June 24, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Writers Theatre Announces Season CastingWriters Theatre Announces Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce initial casting for the company's previously announced 2018/19 season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 43rd season with Mies Julie, written by Yael Farber, directed by Dexter Bullard, and adapted from August Strindberg's Miss Julie. Mies Julie runs May 25 - June 24, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Floor Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEAPhoto Flash: First Floor Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

First Floor Theater is pleased to continue their sixth season with the Chicago premiere of Nathan Alan Davis's poetic and poignant drama, DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA, directed by Chika Ike. DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA will play March 4 - 31, 2018 at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at firstfloortheater.com.  (more...)

First Floor Theater Presents DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEAFirst Floor Theater Presents DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

First Floor Theater is pleased to continue their sixth season with the Chicago premiere of Nathan Alan Davis's poetic and poignant drama, DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA, directed by Chika Ike. DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA will play March 4 - 31, 2018 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at firstfloortheater.com.  (more...)

First Floor Theater Announces Casting for Chicago Premiere of DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEAFirst Floor Theater Announces Casting for Chicago Premiere of DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

First Floor Theater is thrilled to announce casting for their Chicago premiere of Nathan Alan Davis's poetic and poignant drama, DONTRELL, WHO KISSED THE SEA, directed by Chika Ike. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University to Present JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone on the Fullerton Stage at The Theatre School at DePaul University.  The production, directed by Phyllis E. Griffin, premieres on Friday, November 6, and runs through Sunday, November 15, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on November 4 and 5, at 7:30 PM.  (more...)

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