Court Theatre Announces Cast And Creatives For OEDIPUS REX Court Theatre Announces Cast And Creatives For OEDIPUS REX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, continues its 2019/20 season with Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Charles Newell. Oedipus Rex runs November 7 a?" December 8, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH Through June 23 Court Theatre Extends THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH Through June 23
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces the extension of its critically acclaimed hit The Adventures of Augie March, a play by David Auburn, based on the novel by Saul Bellow, and directed by Charles Newell, due to overwhelming demand. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH Photo Flash: Court Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, concludes its 2018/19 season with the World Premiere of The Adventures of Augie March, a play by David Auburn, based on the novel by Saul Bellow, and directed by Charles Newell. The Adventures of Augie March runs May 9 - June 9, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Court Theatre Concludes 2018-2019 Season With THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE Court Theatre Concludes 2018-2019 Season With THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, concludes its 2018/19 season with the World Premiere of The Adventures of Augie March, a play by David Auburn, based on the novel by Saul Bellow, and directed by Charles Newell. The Adventures of Augie March runs May 9 June 9, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

TimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate Artists TimeLine Names Five New Company Members, Plus Additions To Board And Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company is pleased to announce the addition of several new artists and community leaders to its ranks. Chicago artists Tyla Abercrumbie, Will Allan, Wardell Julius Clark, Charles Andrew Gardner, and Anish Jethmalani have been named Company Members at the theater, effective immediately. Additionally, the theater is welcoming JoAnne Dobrick, Anne Voshel, Richard G. Weinberg, and Nicholas Yassan to its Board of Directors, and Jared Bellot as a new Associate Artist. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Goodman Theatre revives Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Emily Mann's 'warming theatrical event' (Variety)that celebrates the lives of 'two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom' (Chicago Tribune). Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith's production features Ella Joyce and Marie Thomas as the Delany centenarians, Bessie (1891 - 1995) and Sadie (1889 -1999), respectively, as they trace their lives in a heartfelt reflection of their family history and triumphs over prejudices in times of social unrest. (more...)

Performances Begin 5/5 For HAVING OUR SAY: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Performances Begin 5/5 For HAVING OUR SAY: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Goodman Theatre celebrates the lives of "two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom" (Chicago Tribune) in a major revival of Emily Mann's Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years. Directed by the Goodman's longtime Resident Director Chuck Smith, the production features Ella Joyce and Marie Thomas as the Delany centenarians, Bessie (1891 - 1995) and Sadie (1889 -1999), respectively. The sisters were discovered in 1991 when Amy Hill Hearth interviewed them for The New York Times. Following the article, the trio co-authored the book, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years-a New York Times bestseller and heartfelt reflection of their family history and triumphs over prejudices in times of social unrest. Mann adapted it for the stage, first at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey and then to Broadway, where it ran for 317 performances. Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years appears May 5 - June 10, 2018 in the Albert Theatre (opening night is Monday, May 14). Tickets ($20 - $75; subject to change) are now on sale at GoodmanTheatre.org/HavingOurSay, by phone at 312.443. 3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). ComEd is the Major Corporate Sponsor, Conagra Brands Foundation is the Major Production Sponsor and ITW and PwC are the Corporate Sponsor Partners.  (more...)

Cast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS Cast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

"Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet." - Sadie Delany (1889 -1999). Goodman Theatre revives Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Emily Mann's "warming theatrical event" (Variety)that celebrates the lives of "two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom" (Chicago Tribune). Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith's production features Ella Joyce and Marie Thomas as the Delany centenarians, Bessie (1891 - 1995) and Sadie (1889 -1999), respectively, as they trace their lives in a heartfelt reflection of their family history and triumphs over prejudices in times of social unrest. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends Critically-Acclaimed Production of ALL MY SONS Court Theatre Extends Critically-Acclaimed Production of ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, announces the extension of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons now runs through February 18, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of All My Sons go on sale Friday, February 2, 2018 and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472 orwww.CourtTheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL MY SONS at Court Theatre BWW Review: ALL MY SONS at Court Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 23, 2018

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell lends a deft hand to this stunning, newly searing production of Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS. Though Miller's classic play takes place in 1946, the all-star ensemble makes the plight of the crumbling Keller family feel raw and altogether present. (more...)

Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen Albert, Executive Director, continues its 2017/18 season with All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons runs January 11 February 11, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

FACELESS Electrifies The Rep Studio FACELESS Electrifies The Rep Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

A tense and tightly plotted drama, Faceless made a splash with its world premiere at Chicago's Northlight Theatre last year. Now, with much of its creative team and cast returning, that acclaimed production moves to The Rep's Emerson Studio Theatre. Written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, the play runs from January 17 to February 4. (more...)

ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre, 1/20 ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen Albert, Executive Director, continues its 2017/18 season with All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons runs January 11 February 11, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Comes to Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen Albert, Executive Director, continues its 2017/18 season with All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons runs January 11 February 11, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

John C. Reilly to Appear at The Theatre School at DePaul's LIGHTS UP! Benefit John C. Reilly to Appear at The Theatre School at DePaul's LIGHTS UP! Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Lights Up! a fundraiser supporting student scholarships, on Monday, November 6th. The evening will include entertainment and exquisite fare at the artistic home of The Theatre School. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE BEING EARNEST Comes to Writers Theatre THE IMPORTANCE BEING EARNEST Comes to Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde and directed by Halberstam. The Importance of Being Earnest runs November 8 December 23, 2017 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR at Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2017

The world premiere of Objects in the Mirror, which was developed through the Goodman's New Stages Festival, appears now through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the 856-seat Albert Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: First-Look at OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR World Premiere at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

'It was in the 'hell' of a refugee camp in the African republic of Guinea that Shedrick Yarkpai first dreamed about a career as an actor' (The Australian) - a path that eventually acquainted him with Chicago native playwright Charles Smith, who has now chronicled the Liberian refugee's gripping story in his newest play, Objects in the Mirror. The world premiere of Objects in the Mirror, which was developed through the Goodman's New Stages Festival, appears now through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the 856-seat Albert Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR, Inspired by True Story, Starts Next Week at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The world premiere of Objects in the Mirror, which was developed through the Goodman's  New Stages Festival, appears April 29 through June 4 (opening night is May 8) in the 856-seat Albert Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

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