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Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces Actors for Young Playwright Festival Photo Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces Actors for Young Playwright Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the actor lineup for the 34th Young Playwrights Festival (YPF) streaming virtually January 7 - 31, 2021. This year’s Festival features three one-act plays, written by students from Kenwood Academy, Lane Tech College Prep and The University of Chicago Laboratory.

ARTEMISIA FEMINIST PODCAST To Launch Virtual Play Readings And Discussions Photo ARTEMISIA FEMINIST PODCAST To Launch Virtual Play Readings And Discussions
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 28, 2020

Artemisia, the Chicago theatre company dedicated to developing and performing plays that empower women, will devote its podcast series that began in May 2020 to readings of rarely produced classics and all-new feminist plays; and to discussions of the plays with the creative teams.

Photo Flash: First Look at Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS at The Den Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS at The Den Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Haven continues its 2019-20 season with William Shakespeare's revenge-tragedy Titus Andronicus, promising a thrilling, bloody marathon ‚Äď centering on the voices of marginalized people too often excluded from classical theater performance. Directed by Artistic Director Ian Damont Martin, Titus Andronicus will play February 13 ‚Äď March 14, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at havenchi.org.

Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS Begins February 13 At The Den Theatre Photo Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS Begins February 13 At The Den Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 13, 2020

Haven is pleased to continue its 2019-20 season with William Shakespeare's revenge-tragedy TITUS ANDRONICUS, promising a thrilling, bloody marathon a?" centering on the voices of marginalized people too often excluded from classical theater performance. Directed by Artistic Director Ian Damont Martin,

Casting Announced for Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS at The Den Theatre Photo Casting Announced for Haven's TITUS ANDRONICUS at The Den Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

Haven has announced casting for its production of William Shakespeare's revenge-tragedy TITUS ANDRONICUS, promising a thrilling, bloody marathon - centering on the voices of marginalized people too often excluded from classical theater performance.

Photo Flash: First Look At Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 29, 2019

See photos from Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor which opened at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August and is touring the UK until 23 November 2019. 

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE NIGHT WATCH at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbou Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE NIGHT WATCH at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2019

The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present, from the international number one best-selling author Sarah Waters, THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor (Ivan And The Dogs, Going Dark, As the Crow Flies and Bluebeard). First performed in 2016 at Manchester's Royal Exchange, the first revival of THE NIGHT WATCH opens at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August, touring the UK until 23 November 2019.

Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Will Tour For The First Time Photo Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Will Tour For The First Time
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2019

The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present, from the international number one best-selling author Sarah Waters, THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor (Ivan And The Dogs, Going Dark, As the Crow Flies and Bluebeard). First performed in 2016 at Manchester's Royal Exchange, the first revival of THE NIGHT WATCH opens at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August, touring the UK until 23 November 2019. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Brown Paper Box Co.'s GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Brown Paper Box Co.'s GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019

Fresh off their Jeff Award nomination for Little Women the Musical and community-focused Holding On cabaret, Brown Paper Box Co. continues its Midwest premiere of the Chicago Reader recommended Grace, or the Art of Climbing by L M Feldman through July 7, 2019 at Stage 773.

New Season of NAKED AND AFRAID XL to Premiere June 2 Photo New Season of NAKED AND AFRAID XL to Premiere June 2
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 14, 2019

In addition to the 12 elite NAKED AND AFRAID survivalists hoping to survive 40 days, this season includes 2 All-Star survivalists hoping to survive an unprecedented 60 days... Naked and Afraid.

Cast Announced for the Midwest Premiere Of GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING Photo Cast Announced for the Midwest Premiere Of GRACE, OR THE ART OF CLIMBING
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

Fresh off their Jeff Award nomination for Little Women the Musical and community-focused Holding On cabaret, Brown Paper Box Co. announce the cast of the Midwest premiere of Grace, or the Art of Climbing by L M Feldman running June 6-July 8, 2019 at Stage 773.

Spring Season And Studio Birthday Celebrations Announced At The Albany Theatre Photo Spring Season And Studio Birthday Celebrations Announced At The Albany Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019

With the announcement of a spring and summer season packed full of drama, dance, music and comedy, the Albany are also taking time to celebrate the first birthday of their studio space.

Star Awards Honorees Announced By San Diego Performing Arts League For 25th Star Awar Photo Star Awards Honorees Announced By San Diego Performing Arts League For 25th Star Awards!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 4, 2019

The San Diego Performing Arts League is pleased to announce that 41 volunteers from 31 local performing arts organizations have been selected to be honored this year at the 25th Star Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The Star Awards honors volunteers of San Diego County performing arts organizations, and recognizes the indispensable role that volunteers play in the arts community. Each organization selects its own special volunteer to be recognized. These honored volunteers have donated countless hours to music, theater, dance and other cultural institutions in San Diego County.

Library Acquires Xiomaro's Photographs Of George Washington's Headquarters Photo Library Acquires Xiomaro's Photographs Of George Washington's Headquarters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington's Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum. The National Park Service commissioned New York artist Xiomaro to create the collection.

Library Acquires Xiomaro's Photographs Of George Washington's Headquarters Photo Library Acquires Xiomaro's Photographs Of George Washington's Headquarters
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2018

A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington's Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum. The National Park Service commissioned New York artist Xiomaro to create the collection.

Actors Trade Villain Roles Nightly In Philadelphia Artists' MARIA MARTEN Photo Actors Trade Villain Roles Nightly In Philadelphia Artists' MARIA MARTEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2018

Philadelphia Artists' Collective will conclude their 2017-2018 season with Maria Marten, or, The Murder in the Red Barn, by Anonymous, from June 6 to June 24, 2018, at The Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake. A tale of love, revenge and murder with a village idiot and the epitome of all villains, this show will make you boo, hiss, guffaw and cheer.  Dastardly deeds, family forgiveness and a Wanderer's curse all lead to one blisteringly ridiculous climax in the highest style of the Victorian melodramas. Only the highest of the low for PAC, Co-Founders Dan Hodge and Damon Bonetti will trade the roles of the fool and the villain each performance for a truly outrageous night in the theatre. Which will play the villain on opening night? Audiences can cast their vote and help decide ahead of the show. Maria Marten will be directed by Charlotte Northeast. The role of Maria will be played by PAC newcomer Victoria Aaliyah Goins, who has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, America's Got Talent, and The Voice.

Polka Theatre Announces New Season For Autumn/Winter 2018 Photo Polka Theatre Announces New Season For Autumn/Winter 2018
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2018

Artistic Director of Polka Theatre, Peter Glanville today announces their new season for Autumn/ Winter 2018 comprising both new Polka productions and visiting work as well as classes and workshops, celebrating some of the greatest living writers for children.

The Albany Hosts Weekend Run of FEEL Photo The Albany Hosts Weekend Run of FEEL
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Albany Studio is hosting a weekend run of acclaimed London Fringe company, Proforca with their production of FEEL on Friday 15 & Saturday 16 June.

Photo Flash: Pear Theatre presents IN THE NEXT ROOM OR, THE VIBRATOR PLAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 28, 2017

Pear Theatre opens its 16th season with Sarah Ruhl's funny and insightful "In the Next Room, or, the Vibrator Play." Set at the dawn of the age of electricity, this comedy explores how women's issues are addressed in a patriarchal society that rarely gives them credence or consideration. "In the Next Room" is directed by Caroline Clark, and previews on September 7. Press and Opening Night is Friday, September 8, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, through October 1. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets ($10-$35) can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling(650) 254-1148.

Columbia Stages Presents Tennessee Williams' CAMINO REAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2017

From January 25-28, Matt Trucano's (Columbia Directing 2017) new take on Tennessee Williams' classic, yet oft-untold story, CAMINO REAL, will light up The Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street).

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