Factory Theater Presents THE ADVENTURES OF SPIRIT FORCE FIVEFactory Theater Presents THE ADVENTURES OF SPIRIT FORCE FIVE
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Factory Theater presents the world premiere of The Adventures of Spirit Force Five, playing June 29 - August 11 at the Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. The new play is written by Jill Oliver and directed by Spenser Davis. Previews are Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m. (more...)

The Factory Theater Sets 25th Anniversary Season, Welcomes New Artistic DirectorsThe Factory Theater Sets 25th Anniversary Season, Welcomes New Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

The Factory Theater has announced its 25th anniversary season of world premieres and its third season at its Rogers Parkhome: Mike Ooi's Captain Steve's Caring Kingdom, October 27 December 9, Carrie J. Sullivan's The Next Big Thing, March 9 April 21, 2018 and Jill Oliver's Lametown and the Adventures of Spirit Force Five, June 29 August 11, 2018. (more...)

The Factory Theater Sets 25th Anniversary Season, Welcomes New Artistic DirectorsThe Factory Theater Sets 25th Anniversary Season, Welcomes New Artistic Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Factory Theater has announced its 25th anniversary season of world premieres and its third season at its Rogers Parkhome: Mike Ooi's Captain Steve's Caring Kingdom, October 27 December 9, Carrie J. Sullivan's The Next Big Thing, March 9 April 21, 2018 and Jill Oliver's Lametown and the Adventures of Spirit Force Five, June 29 August 11, 2018. (more...)

World Premiere of FIGHT CITY to Play Factory Theater This SummerWorld Premiere of FIGHT CITY to Play Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

FIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This SummerFIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

FIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This SummerFIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

World Premiere of FIGHT CITY to Play Factory Theater This SummerWorld Premiere of FIGHT CITY to Play Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

ZOMBIE BROADS and More Slated for The Factory Theater's Season 24ZOMBIE BROADS and More Slated for The Factory Theater's Season 24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

This Fall, The Factory Theater will open its second season at its home in Rogers Park. The company will produce three plays, each of which will feature a female artist as either writer or director. (more...)

ZOMBIE BROADS and More Slated for The Factory Theater's Season 24ZOMBIE BROADS and More Slated for The Factory Theater's Season 24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

This Fall, The Factory Theater will open its second season at its home in Rogers Park. The company will produce three plays, each of which will feature a female artist as either writer or director. (more...)

Cast Announced for Wayward Productions' THE PLOUGH AND THE STARSCast Announced for Wayward Productions' THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Wayward Productions is pleased to announce complete casting for the May 20th opening of Sean O'Casey's The Plough and the Stars. Wayward ensemble members Jill Oliver and Megan See (Burn the Black Dog) return, along with newest ensemble member Laura Reitsma (The Living Room at Stage 773) in Wayward's first production of 2016. Eric Loughlin, Tony Jaksha and Jasonn Rose (Burn the Black Dog), are joined by Christopher Marcum (Richard III) and Riso Straley (Bonfire, Space Fight) in returning to the Wayward stage. Wayward is joined for the first time by Allison Cain (Lifeline Theatre), Angie Martinez and Johnny Moran (Factory Theater). Rounding out Wayard's first-time cast members are Joel Reitsma, Stella Rothenberg, Beau Forbes and Nikki Greenlee. (more...)

The Artistic Home Sets Cast for Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH, Beginning Next MonthThe Artistic Home Sets Cast for Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Thirst comes in many flavors. Some men thirst for power and the taste is so strong they cannot see or hear reason for the want of it. Some thirst for revenge and the urge is so primal that weapons are soon wet with blood. Others just plain thirst for water, as they live in a time when to drink the water we take for granted is death, though it comes from faucets and rivers and lakes that once were fresh and clean and safe. (more...)

Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews Friday, November 7th and Today, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Todays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Today December 20th. (more...)

Factory Theater Stages HOTEL APHRODITE, Now thru 12/20Factory Theater Stages HOTEL APHRODITE, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews today, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Saturday December 20th. (No show on Friday, Nov. 27th) (more...)

Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Saturday December 20th. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series to Present Harold Pinter's A NIGHT OUT, 8/31-9/22A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series to Present Harold Pinter's A NIGHT OUT, 8/31-9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator (an off & late night series dedicated to getting to know new and/or up-and-coming theatre artists in Chicago) presents A Night Out by Harold Pinter, directed by Dado. The production features 11 actors who are new to the AROT stage and runs Sunday and Monday nights August 31 - September 22 at 7:30pm at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. (more...)

Public Premiere Screening Announced for GRAFFITO, 8/3Public Premiere Screening Announced for GRAFFITO, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

GRAFFITO, Soft Cage Films NFP's sophomore production, documents a revolutionary street graffiti artist in Chicago. As he wages a war of aesthetics against the capitalists, unexpected romance threatens to ruin the film. Shot primarily in the Logan Square, Avondale and Bucktown areas with local actors, crew and many iconic Chicago locations, GRAFFITO presents contemporary issues surrounding living and working as a radical artist in Chicago. The film was shot over the last 6 months and seeks to showcase a cross section of the vital and vibrant Chicago artistic community. (more...)

Brittany Ellis, Natalie DiCristofano & More to Lead Wayward Productions' BURN THE BLACK DOG; Full Cast AnnouncedBrittany Ellis, Natalie DiCristofano & More to Lead Wayward Productions' BURN THE BLACK DOG; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Wayward Productions has announced complete casting for the June 13th opening. Ensemble members Brittany Ellis (2013 Broadway World Chicago Nominee for Best Actress in a Play), Natalie DiCristofano, Ashley Yates, Megan See, Ashley Rose and Rush Marler are joined by Lauren Baker, Jennifer Betancourt, Nick Hill, Virginia Lee Marie Martinez, Emma Peterson, Eric Loughlin, Greg Wenz, Kathryn Acosta, Tony Jaksha, Jasonn Rose, Marissa Panzeri, Kelly Parker, Maximillian Lapine, Jill Oliver, Jazzma Pryor and Bailey Heinz. (more...)

Factory Theater Launches 20th Anniversary SeasonFactory Theater Launches 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

As Factory Theater prepares to open our 2012 20th Anniversary Season, the company announces three milestones (more...)

Factory Theater Launches 20th Anniversary SeasonFactory Theater Launches 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

As Factory Theater prepares to open our 2012 20th Anniversary Season, the company announces three milestones (more...)

Photo Flash: Shattered Globe's DOWN AND DIRTY ROMEO & JULIETPhoto Flash: Shattered Globe's DOWN AND DIRTY ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Shattered Globe Theatre is launching the second production of its 19th season with DOWN & DIRTY ROMEO & JULIET. The production is currently previewing at selected Chicago locations, such as: (more...)

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