Casting and Production Crew Announced for THE LIAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Casting has been announced for The Liar, David Ives's "translaptation" of Pierre Corneille's 1643 farce of the same name, according to Ed Rutherford, the Promethean Theatre Ensemble artistic associate who is directing the production. The title character, Dorante, a charming young man who cannot tell the truth, will be played by Josh Hambrock. Dorante's love interest Clarice (who he believes to be named Lucrece, the name of her friend who will be played by Katherine Schwartz) will be played by ensemble member Meghann Tabor. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Extends A TALE OF TWO CITIES Through 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

A Tale of Two Cities runs through April 13 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. (free parking and shuttle; see below). Performance times are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre's A TALE OF TWO CITIES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, by ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh, and directed by ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Award nominee for Mariette in Ecstasy). The Reign of Terror sweeps through Paris, destroying both the high and low, and two Londoners are confronted with impossible choices. Will former aristocrat Charles Darnay abandon his family and brave the revolutionary storm to protect an innocent man? And can depressive barrister Sydney Carton find the strength to make the ultimate sacrifice for the unrequited love of his life? Darnay and Carton join a host of unforgettable characters in this passionate tale of soldiers and servants, revolutionaries and the nobility, set against a backdrop of violent social upheaval. An epic story of resurrection and redemption, brought to life by a cast of ten actors, including Lifeline Theatre ensemble members Chris Hainsworth and Katie McLean Hainsworth. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Presents A TALE OF TWO CITIES, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, by ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh, and directed by ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Award nominee for Mariette in Ecstasy). The Reign of Terror sweeps through Paris, destroying both the high and low, and two Londoners are confronted with impossible choices. Will former aristocrat Charles Darnay abandon his family and brave the revolutionary storm to protect an innocent man? And can depressive barrister Sydney Carton find the strength to make the ultimate sacrifice for the unrequited love of his life? Darnay and Carton join a host of unforgettable characters in this passionate tale of soldiers and servants, revolutionaries and the nobility, set against a backdrop of violent social upheaval. An epic story of resurrection and redemption, brought to life by a cast of ten actors, including Lifeline Theatre ensemble members Chris Hainsworth and Katie McLean Hainsworth. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre to Present A TALE OF TWO CITIES, 2/14-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Lifeline Theatre presents a world premiere adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, by ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh, and directed by ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric (Non-Equity Jeff Award nominee for Mariette in Ecstasy). The Reign of Terror sweeps through Paris, destroying both the high and low, and two Londoners are confronted with impossible choices. Will former aristocrat Charles Darnay abandon his family and brave the revolutionary storm to protect an innocent man? And can depressive barrister Sydney Carton find the strength to make the ultimate sacrifice for the unrequited love of his life? Darnay and Carton join a host of unforgettable characters in this passionate tale of soldiers and servants, revolutionaries and the nobility, set against a backdrop of violent social upheaval. An epic story of resurrection and redemption, brought to life by a cast of ten actors, including Lifeline Theatre ensemble members Chris Hainsworth and Katie McLean Hainsworth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at InFusion Theatre's FIGHT GIRL BATTLE WORLD, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

InFusion Theatre Company has announced its second collaboration with award-winning playwright Qui Nguyen with the Midwest premiere of Fight Girl Battle World, directed by InFusion Artistic Director Mitch Golob, now through June 16, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Opening night is tonight, May 17 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

InFusion Presents PLUTO IS LISTENING 10/14-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

InFusion Theatre Company has announced the world premiere of David Parr's Pluto is Listening, October 14 - November 20, at the Apollo Studio Theater, 2540 N Lincoln Ave. Preview performance is Thursday, October 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Nominations Close on Monday For 2011 BWW Chicago Awards!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 28, 2011

Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Click here to submit the names of the artists, shows and theaters that you feel should be nominated for this year's awards, the Chicago area's only comprehensive fan awards for local and touring theatrical productions. (more...)

InFusion Presents PLUTO IS LISTENING 10/14-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

InFusion Theatre Company has announced the world premiere of David Parr's Pluto is Listening, October 14 - November 20, at the Apollo Studio Theater, 2540 N Lincoln Ave. Preview performance is Thursday, October 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Nominations Now Being Accepted For 2011 BWW Chicago Awards!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 7, 2011

Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Click here to submit the names of the artists, shows and theaters that you feel should be nominated for this year's awards, the Chicago area's only comprehensive fan awards for local and touring theatrical productions. (more...)

InFusion Presents PLUTO IS LISTENING 10/14-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

InFusion Theatre Company has announced the world premiere of David Parr's Pluto is Listening, October 14 - November 20, at the Apollo Studio Theater, 2540 N Lincoln Ave. Preview performance is Thursday, October 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)


by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 2, 2011

Wednesday evening, December 29th, BroadwayWorld Chicago hosted the first annual Celebration of the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards (the BCAs, or The Broadys) at The Call nightclub, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue in the Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

RAGTIME, PHILADELPHIA STORY, SUPERSTAR, CHESS Top BWW Chicago 2010 Awards!
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 24, 2010

BroadwayWorld, the biggest theater site on the web, today announces the winners of its 2010 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! Productions and artists representing thirteen shows have come out on top, after online voting by fans of Chicago theater from November 1 through December 20, 2010. The 121 nominees in the 25 categories were drawn from 57 different theater productions in the Chicago area which opened between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010. (more...)


by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 11, 2010

The deadline is almost here! Monday, December 20, 2010, is the final date you can cast your vote for the first ever Theatre Fans' Choice Awards from BroadwayWorld Chicago. We're honoring productions which opened between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010 with awards in 25 categories, all voted on by you! (more...)

Voting Opens for 2010 Broadway World Chicago Awards!
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 1, 2010

BroadwayWorld, the biggest theater site on the web, today announces nominations for the Chicago Theatre Fans' Choice Awards! The 121 nominees in the 25 categories are all listed below, representing 57 different theater productions in the Chicago area which opened between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010. These productions were mounted by 33 separate theaters or companies. (more...)