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Vineyard Theatre Suspends DANA H. Performances Through March 31 Photo Vineyard Theatre Suspends DANA H. Performances Through March 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Vineyard Theatre has announced that starting tomorrow, Friday, March 13  all performances of Dana H. will be suspended through March 31. The theatre will play to 50% capacity April 1 - 12. This is in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and state and local health officials' executive orders.  

Vineyard Theatre's DANA H. Extends Until April 11 Photo Vineyard Theatre's DANA H. Extends Until April 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that New York Times Critic's Pick, Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, has extended for the second time and will now play at the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th St.) through Saturday, April 11. The production, which stars Deirdre O'Connell in the title role, made its New York premiere on Tuesday, February 25.

Review Roundup: Lucas Hnath's DANA H. at Vineyard Theatre - Critics Weigh In Photo Review Roundup: Lucas Hnath's DANA H. at Vineyard Theatre - Critics Weigh In
by Review Roundups - Feb 25, 2020

Vineyard Theatre presents Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, began previews on February 11 with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. 

Photo Flash: DANA H. Extends at Vineyard Theatre; Get a First Look! Photo Photo Flash: DANA H. Extends at Vineyard Theatre; Get a First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Dana H. will extend one week playing until Sunday, March 29. Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, began previews on February 11 with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. Opening night for Dana H. is set for Tuesday, February 25.

Vineyard Theatre Announces Updated Preview Schedule For DANA H. Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces Updated Preview Schedule For DANA H.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates for Dana H. by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters. Previews will begin on February 11 (previously February 7) at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. Opening night for Dana H. is set for February 25.

Vineyard Theatre Announces Dates for DANA H. Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces Dates for DANA H.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates for Dana H. by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters. Previews will begin on February 7 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. Opening night is set for February 25.

Lucas Hnath's DANA H. Starts Friday At Goodman Theatre Photo Lucas Hnath's DANA H. Starts Friday At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Preview performances begin September 6 for the world premiere of Dana H. by Lucas Hnath, a?oeone of the freshest playwriting voices to emerge in the past five yearsa?? (The New York Times). A co-production with Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group, Dana H. is an innovative work that 'blurs the lines between documentary and drama' (The Hollywood Reporter) based on the harrowing true story of Hnath's own mother, Dana Higginbotham, and adapted from interviews conducted by Steve Cosson.

Performances Have Begun For World Premiere Of Lucas Hnath's DANA H At Douglas Photo Performances Have Begun For World Premiere Of Lucas Hnath's DANA H At Douglas
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

Performances have begun for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's "Dana H." at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in a co-production with Goodman Theatre. Adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham, conducted by Steve Cosson, directed by Les Waters and featuring Deirdre O'Connell in the title role, "Dana H." will open on June 2 and continue through June 23, 2019.

Rehearsals Begin For World Premiere Of Lucas Hnath's DANA H. At Douglas Photo Rehearsals Begin For World Premiere Of Lucas Hnath's DANA H. At Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Rehearsals begin for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's "Dana H." at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in a co-production with Goodman Theatre. Adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham, conducted by Steve Cosson, directed by Les Waters and featuring Deirdre O'Connell in the title role, "Dana H." will begin previews May 26, open June 2 and continue through June 23, 2019.

Deirdre O'Connell to Lead the Cast of CTG's DANA H. Photo Deirdre O'Connell to Lead the Cast of CTG's DANA H.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Center Theatre Group has announced that Deirdre O'Connell will play the title role in the world premiere of 'Dana H.' by Lucas Hnath at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in a co-production with Goodman Theatre. Adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham, conducted by Steve Cosson and directed by Les Waters, 'Dana H.' will begin previews May 26, open June 2 and continue through June 23, 2019. 'Dana H.' was originally commissioned by The Civilians (New York) and Goodman Theatre; it will appear at the Goodman from September 6 through October 6, 2019, during their 2019/2020 Season.

Rivendell Announces Extension of THE CAKE Photo Rivendell Announces Extension of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core will add four performances to the run The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Lauren Shouse, and featuring RTE Founders Tara Mallen and Keith Kupferer, RTE Member Krystel McNeil, with Tuckie White.  Eight performances have been added to the run, which must close June 2, 2018 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. 

BWW Review: THE CAKE at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Photo BWW Review: THE CAKE at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Apr 23, 2018

The best desserts are made with delicious layers that include some surprising flavors. They make you want another piece and to know how they were made. That's how it is with Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE now running at Rivendell Theatre. Each scene of this wonderful work is filled with bites that are both bitter and sweet. And you definitely want more than just one slice.

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Cast of THE CAKE Photo Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Cast of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the Midwest premiere of The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Lauren Shouse, and featuring RTE Founders Tara Mallen and Keith Kupferer, RTE Member Krystel McNeil, with Tuckie White.

Photo Flash: First Look at SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

American Blues Theater announces casting for the World Premiere of Six Corners, written by Keith Huff and directed by Gary Griffin. The production features Brenda Barrie, Ensemble member Manny Buckley, Peter DeFaria, Monica Orozco, Lyric Sims and Byron Glenn Willis. Six Corners runs February 16, 2018 - March 24, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is February 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Casting Announced for Keith Huff's SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater Photo Casting Announced for Keith Huff's SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

American Blues Theater announces casting for the World Premiere of Six Corners, written by Keith Huff and directed by Gary Griffin. The production features Brenda Barrie, Ensemble member Manny Buckley, Grier Burke, Peter DeFaria, Monica Orozco, and Byron Glenn Willis. Six Corners runs February 16, 2018 March 24, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is February 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Photo Flash: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the Midwest Premiere of CAL IN CAMO Photo Photo Flash: Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the Midwest Premiere of CAL IN CAMO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the Midwest premiere of Cal in Camo by RTE member William Francis Hoffman and directed by RTE member Hallie Gordon. Cal in Camo runs January 5 February 17, 2018, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the Midwest Premiere of CAL IN CAMO Photo Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the Midwest Premiere of CAL IN CAMO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the Midwest premiere of Cal in Camo by RTE member William Francis Hoffman and directed by RTE memberHallie Gordon. Cal in Camo runs January 5 February 17, 2018, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.

THE BOOK OF WILL Comes to Northlight Theatre, Today Photo THE BOOK OF WILL Comes to Northlight Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of The Book of Will, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Jessica Thebus. The Book of Will runs November 9 December 17, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.

THE BOOK OF WILL Comes to Northlight Theatre, 11/17 Photo THE BOOK OF WILL Comes to Northlight Theatre, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of The Book of Will, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Jessica Thebus. The Book of Will runs November 9 December 17, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble to Extend ALIAS GRACE Through 11/4 Photo Rivendell Theatre Ensemble to Extend ALIAS GRACE Through 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, in association with Brian Nitzkin, announces the extension of the world premiere production of Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, adapted for the stage by Jennifer Blackmer, and directed by RTE Co-Founder Karen Kessler.

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