Obvious Volcano & The Brick Theater, Inc. Presents UNSEX ME HERE: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETHObvious Volcano & The Brick Theater, Inc. Presents UNSEX ME HERE: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Obvious Volcano & The Brick Theater, Inc. Presents UNSEX ME HERE: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH. November 8 to 23, 2019, Wednesday to Saturday @ 7pm (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Howard Shalwitz-helmed Reading Of Ali Viterbi's IN EVERY GENERATIONFull Casting Announced For Howard Shalwitz-helmed Reading Of Ali Viterbi's IN EVERY GENERATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

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Sepideh Moafi Joins Cast of THE L WORD: GENERATION QSepideh Moafi Joins Cast of THE L WORD: GENERATION Q
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Sepideh Moafi has joined the highly anticipated THE L WORD: GENERATION Q as a series regular which will premiere this fall on Showtime.  In addition, sje will soon be seen reprising her role as Loretta in critically acclaimed series “The Deuce,” created by “The Wire's” David Simon and George Pelecanos. The series will return for its third and final season on September 9th. (more...)

The Orchard Project Announces its 2019 Summer Program Participants and Special EventsThe Orchard Project Announces its 2019 Summer Program Participants and Special Events
by Sarah Hookey - May 30, 2019

The Orchard Project is announcing the artists participating in its thirteenth summer theatre residency program. More than 30 artists and ensembles were selected for residencies this summer from nearly 1000 theatre artists and companies who applied. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019Clubbed Thumb Announces First Round of Casting For Summerworks 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Clubbed Thumb announces initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS FestivalClubbed Thumb Announces Full Line-Up For 24th Annual SUMMERWORKS Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) is proud to announce the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. Now in its 24th season, SUMMERWORKS will run May 17 through June 29 at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd Street) in Manhattan, and will feature productions of three new plays: LUNCH BUNCH by Sarah Einspanier and directed by Tara Ahmadinejad; YOU NEVER TOUCHED THE DIRT by Zhu Yi and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and KING PHILIP'S HEAD IS STILL ON THAT PIKE JUST DOWN THE ROAD by Daniel Glenn and directed by Caitlin Ryan O'Connell. (more...)

The Brick Stages ME AND LEE - THE MUSICALThe Brick Stages ME AND LEE - THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

'Me and Lee - The Musical' is the true story of Judyth Vary Baker - a teen science super-star recruited by the U.S. Government during the height of the Cold War in 1962 (more...)

BEFUDDLED 101 Comes to The BrickBEFUDDLED 101 Comes to The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Monologist Max Silver is jolted from his mundane existence into a schizophrenic Max Headroom style dystopia. An immediate intersection of his parental resentments, his painful breakup, a deficient understanding of American politics, Russian history, artistic manifestos, and every bit of media he's ever consumed result in a hilariously failed journey of self-discovery. (more...)

Studio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah BurgessStudio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah Burgess
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

With the dust settled from midterm elections and freshman members of Congress learning to navigate the maze of Capitol Hill 2.5 miles away, Studio Theatre presents Kings, part of its Studio X series, written by Alexandria, VA native Sarah Burgess and directed by Marti Lyons. With a deft hand at the fast talk and power dynamics of lawmaking and fundraising, Burgesss play is a swamp tour of the Beltway power-broking that fuels her hometown. A Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist, Burgess quickly rose to notoriety exploring the cutthroat world of finance in her breakout play, Dry Powder, at the Public Theater in New York, which starred Claire Danes, John Krasinski, and Hank Azaria. (more...)

Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of Rodrigo Nogueira's REAL at The TankCast Announced For The World Premiere Of Rodrigo Nogueira's REAL at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

The Tank will present the World Premiere of Real, written by Rodrigo Nogueira (The Ideal Obituary at The Tank) and directed by Erin Ortman (One Thousand Nights and One Day with Prospect Theater Company) in the 99-seat theater at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), January 3-20, 2019. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Writer/Director Lab WeekSoho Rep. Announces Writer/Director Lab Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The 2017-2019 Lab Culminates with Free Presentations from Collaborative Partners Shayok Misha Chowdhury & Virginia Grise, Ann Marie Dorr & Paul Ketchum, Jen Goma & Kristine Haruna Lee, Raja Feather Kelly & Daaimah Mubashshir, and Julia Mounsey & Peter Mills Weiss (more...)

Rodrigo Nogueira's REAL To Premiere At The TankRodrigo Nogueira's REAL To Premiere At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The Tank will present the World Premiere of Real, written by Rodrigo Nogueira (The Ideal Obituary at The Tank) and directed by Erin Ortman (One Thousand Nights and One Day with Prospect Theater Company) in the 99-seat theater at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), January 3-20, 2019. (more...)

Brick Theater Celebrates Halloween with THE TESTAMENT OF JOSH: A FLESH & BLOOD MUSICALBrick Theater Celebrates Halloween with THE TESTAMENT OF JOSH: A FLESH & BLOOD MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

This Halloween, the Brick Theater presents The Testament of a Josh: A Flesh and Blood Musical, an original rock musical by humor writer Brian Boone (books and lyrics) and composer Julian Mesri, and featuring Maybe Burke (fresh off the acclaimed Red Emma and the Mad Monk), John Amir (Theater for a New Audience's Skin of Our Teeth) and Matt Butterfield (600 Highwaymen). (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in ConcertKate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Eowyn Ivey's debut novel The Snow Child is reborn as a magical new musical featuring a score that combines Alaskan string-band traditions and contemporary musical theater. On November 17t, SubCulture will present the show in a concert adaptation featuring KATE BALDWIN, MATT BOGART, FINA STRAZZA, GERARD CANONICO, SALLY MAYES and WILLIAM PARRY. (more...)

200+ Artists Unite For Collaboraction's PEACEBOOK Finale200+ Artists Unite For Collaboraction's PEACEBOOK Finale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Collaboraction will reunite 200+ Chicago artists involved in the creation of this year's third annual PEACEBOOK Festival for a one-day-only, marathon celebration showcase of more than 20 world premiere short works about peace Sunday, October 7 at The Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Avenue in Bucktown.  (more...)

PEACEBOOK To Premiere 8 More Short Works Envisioning A More Peaceful ChicagoPEACEBOOK To Premiere 8 More Short Works Envisioning A More Peaceful Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Presented by Collaboraction, Chicago's social issue-driven contemporary theater, PEACEBOOK is a free, city-wide festival of theater, dance, music, visual art and spoken word that travels to three Chicago Parks over three consecutive weekends in September, all focused on cultivating peace in Chicago. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCHWriters Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the World Premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker & Ford. Witch, directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 26 - December 16, 2018 in the Gillian Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

The Brick Presents HAMLET: WHAT DREAMS MAY COMEThe Brick Presents HAMLET: WHAT DREAMS MAY COME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Created in collaboration between Drama Desk award-winning playwright Adam Mathias and Bakerloo Theatre Project Artistic Director William Addis, this stunning, fast-paced, four person adaptation uses Shakespeare's text in a post-modern exploration of the English language's most enigmatic anti-hero. In the instant following his death, Hamlet awakens in a surreal dreamscape and must replay the pivotal moments of his tragedy with the help of his mother, his friend, and his love. (more...)

Monsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONAMonsterpiece Tears Down TWO (GENTLEMEN) OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Join Monsterpiece Theater Collective as it tries to solve Shakespeare's problem play by tearing it down brick by brick. An all female cast takes on Two Gentlemen of Verona, kickin it where it needs to be kicked and lovin it how it should be loved. These 9 warriors set out to confront the poetic words and misogynistic tendencies of the man whose work is constantly referred to as timeless... Is it really? Come see a bunch of girls make Bill Shakes roll over in his grave. (more...)

Clubbed Thumb's Fall Developmental Lineup to Feature Eliza Bent And MoreClubbed Thumb's Fall Developmental Lineup to Feature Eliza Bent And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) is proud to announce upcoming developmental projects and opportunities for Fall 2018. (more...)

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