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Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY Photo Pride Films and Plays Announces Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by Julie Musbach - Sep 7, 2018

The second production of Pride Films and Plays's 2018-19 season will be IT'S ONLY A PLAY, by Terrence McNally. McNally is arguably Broadway's most prolific gay male playwright, with 20 Broadway credits to his name, plus many other plays produced off-Broadway.

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL Photo Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. Single tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office.

Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL Photo Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier.

Casting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater Wit Photo Casting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater Wit
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Poe is in Residence at The Edge Theater in NEVERMORE Photo Photo Flash: Poe is in Residence at The Edge Theater in NEVERMORE
by Julie Musbach - Jan 15, 2018

Following its hit production of SHOCKHEADED PETER, Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to conclude its 2017-18 season with the Chicago premiere musical NEVERMORE The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, the moving life story of the iconic American writer told through haunting music, poetic storytelling and stunning stagecraft, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson.

Photo Flash: NEVERMORE  Explores the Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar All Photo Photo Flash: NEVERMORE Explores the Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
by Julie Musbach - Jan 8, 2018

Following its hit production of SHOCKHEADED PETER, Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to conclude its 2017-18 season with the Chicago premiere musical NEVERMORE The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, the moving life story of the iconic American writer told through haunting music, poetic storytelling and stunning stagecraft, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Black Button Eyes Productions' 'NEVERMORE' Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Black Button Eyes Productions' 'NEVERMORE'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Following its hit production of SHOCKHEADED PETER, Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2017-18 season with the Chicago premiere musical NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, the moving life story of the iconic American writer told through haunting music, poetic storytelling and stunning stagecraft, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below!

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes' NEVERMORE Photo Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes' NEVERMORE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere musical NEVERMORE The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, the moving life story of the iconic American writer told through haunting music, poetic storytelling and stunning stagecraft, with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Christenson.

Photo Flash: First Look at Akvavit Theatre's 'GHOSTS & zombies' at Strawdog Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Akvavit Theatre's 'GHOSTS & zombies' at Strawdog Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre presents GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts plays now through October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. The show opens tonight, September 29, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Akvavit Theatre's presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company Photo Akvavit Theatre's presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org. The press opening is Friday, September 29 at 8 pm.

Casting Announced for GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES  at Akvavit Theatre Photo Casting Announced for GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES at Akvavit Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 28, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org. The press opening is Friday, September 29 at 8 pm.

Casting Announced for Akvavit Theatre's GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company Photo Casting Announced for Akvavit Theatre's GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org. 

Red Twist Theatre Presents INCIDENT AT VICHY
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 4, 2015

Redtwist Theatre presents Incident at Vichy, By Arthur Miller, Directed by Ian Frank. Featuring Redtwist company member Michael Sherwin, with guest artists including Jerry Bloom, Matt Browning, Jim Morley, Tim Parker, and Jeff Award-winner, Jeremy Trager.

Oracle to Open 2015 with CIRCLE-MACHINE
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 11, 2014

Following an award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions eagerly opens Season 5 of Public Access Theatre with CIRCLE-MACHINE, a world premiere adaptation of FULL CIRCLE by Charles Mee, directed by Thom Pasculli. This frenzied new production is adapted by Emma Stanton, Nigel O'Hearn and Thom Pasculli, and features original music by Jeff Award-winning composer, Nicholas Tonozzi. CIRCLE-MACHINE opens January 24, 2015, and runs through March 14, 2015 at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on January 24 - or any night during the run.

Oracle to Stage ROMULUS, 10/11-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Today and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on October 11 - or any night during the run.

Oracle Stages ROMULUS, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens today, October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM.

Oracle to Stage ROMULUS, 10/11-11/22
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 10, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on October 11 - or any night during the run.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 25, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 25, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Brigadoon' and 'The Last Ship' bust their moves, 'Kinky Boots' and 'Jersey Boys' announce returns, midsummer closings loom, 'Marvelettes,' 'Spelling Bee' and 'Seussical' open, the new shows 'Jim And Dave' and 'Apes Of Wrath,' plus a noteworthy trio at Davenport's and more!

Davenports Cabaret Presents STRANGE WEATHER, 7/3 & 5
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 21, 2014

Join veteran Chicago actor Jeremy Trager (Recipient of two Jeff Awards, the After Dark Award, and the Broadway World Chicago Award) and his musical collaborator Jason Grimm on a moody, inventive journey through the strange weather of longing, lost loves, and broken souls. Featuring music by Tom Waits, Marriane Faithfull, Angelo Badalamenti, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, The Cure, INXS, Chris Isaak, Roy Orbison, Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, and Johnny Cash, 'Strange Weather' promises an intimate exploration of non-traditional cabaret classics and rarities.

Hell in a Handbag Productions Continues CHRISTMAS DEAREST, Now thru 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

Hell in a Handbag is proud to announce that Christmas Dearest, their new holiday show is adding 4 performances to accommodate the incredible demand for tickets. The added performances will play this weekend, Jan. 3, 5 7:30pm and Jan. 4 at 3:30pm & 7:30pm.

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