Review Roundup: American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST Review Roundup: American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

American Blues Theater announces the cast for its 2018-2019 season opener, Flyin' West, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Artistic Affiliate Chuck Smith. Flyin' West features Sydney Charles (Fannie Dove), Wardell Julius Clark (Frank Charles), Tiffany Renee Johnson (Minnie Dove Charles), Joslyn Jones (Miss Leah), Tiffany Oglesby (Sophie Washington) and Henri Watkins (Wil Parish). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST VIDEO: First Look At American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at American Blues Theate's Flyin' West, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Artistic Affiliate Chuck Smith. Check out the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST Photo Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

American Blues Theater announces the cast for its 2018-2019 season opener, Flyin' West, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Artistic Affiliate Chuck Smith. Flyin' West features Sydney Charles (Fannie Dove), Wardell Julius Clark (Frank Charles), Tiffany Renee Johnson (Minnie Dove Charles), Joslyn Jones (Miss Leah), Tiffany Oglesby (Sophie Washington) and Henri Watkins (Wil Parish). (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces Cast For FLYIN' WEST American Blues Theater Announces Cast For FLYIN' WEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

American Blues Theater announces the cast for its 2018-2019 season opener, Flyin' West, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Artistic Affiliate Chuck Smith. Flyin' West features Sydney Charles (Fannie Dove), Wardell Julius Clark (Frank Charles), Tiffany Renee Johnson (Minnie Renee Johnson), Joslyn Jones (Miss Leah), Tiffany Oglesby (Sophie Washington) and Henri Watkins (Wil Parish). (more...)

INTIMATE APPAREL Comes to TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Next week, TheatreSquared will open the award-winning, poignant, and uplifting new American drama Intimate Apparel, winner of five national awards for Best Play. This turn-of-the-century story about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who sews brilliantly intricate "intimates" for high society and red-light women alike, was written by Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur "genius" grant recipient Lynn Nottage. Shana Gold (Rapture Blister Burn, Proof) directs a professional cast hailing from Northwest Arkansas, Chicago and New York. Performances are scheduled for March 22-April 16, 2017, with tickets ($15-$45) available at theatre2.org or (479) 443-5600. (more...)

2016 Arkansas New Play Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

The eighth annual Arkansas New Play Festival kicks off today, Friday, June 17. (more...)

ANDROMEDA and More Slated for 2016 Arkansas New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

TheatreSquared Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller announced today the lineup of new plays for the eighth annual Arkansas New Play Festival. (more...)

ATC Extends THE PROJECT(S)
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

To accommodate high demand for tickets, American Theater Company (ATC) has extended the run of its critically acclaimed world premiere The Project(s) four weeks through June 21, 2015. Conceived, co-written and directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and co-written by Joshua Jaeger, The Project(s) was initially scheduled to close on May 24. The documentary play about the history of public housing in Chicago features an ensemble cast of Linda Bright Clay, Stephen Conrad Moore, Omar Evans, Kenn E. Head, Joslyn Jones, Penelope Walker, Anji White and Eunice Woods. Single tickets for The Project(s) range from $43-$48 and are now on sale at the ATC box office at 773-409-4125 or www.atcweb.org. A select number of free tickets are available at each performance for all former and current public housing residents. Interested residents can call ATC at 773-409-4125 for more details. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PROJECT(S) at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) presents the third world premiere in its 30th Anniversary season: The Project(s), a documentary play about the history of public housing in Chicago, now through May 24, 2015. Conceived, co-written and directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and co-written by Joshua Jaeger, The Project(s)' ensemble cast includes Linda Bright Clay, Stephen Conrad Moore, Omar Evans, Kenn E. Head, Joslyn Jones, Penelope Walker, Anji White and Eunice Woods. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

ATC to Bring THE PROJECT(S) 'The Project(s)to Cabrini-Green & Wentworth Gardens
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) announces a special community tour of The Project(s), a world premiere documentary play about the history of public housing in Chicago, to the Cabrini-Green and Wentworth Gardens neighborhoods this month. Free public performances will be held at Edward Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts on May 17 at 6 p.m. and Wentworth Gardens Field house on May 24 at 5 p.m. Seating for both performances will be available on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

American Theater Company Sets Cast for World Premiere of THE PROJECT(S)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) announced today casting for the third world premiere in its 30th Anniversary season: The Project(s), a documentary play about the history of public housing in Chicago, April 24-May 24, 2015 (press opening April 28). (more...)

Marriott Theatre presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Closes 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner David H. Bell, and will star Chasten Harmon as Ti Moune. (more...)

'Once On This Island' Is A Tuneful, Colorful And Moving Marriott Musical
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 18, 2010

Now playing through August 29, 2010 at the Marriott Theatre in north suburban Lincolnshire is a playful and moving, family-friendly and Afro-Caribbean production of "Once On This Island," the first Broadway musical (1990) from the writing team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. (more...)

Marriott Theatre Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Opens 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner David H. Bell, and will star Chasten Harmon as Ti Moune. (more...)

Photo Flash: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. (more...)

Marriott Theatre presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Previews 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner David H. Bell, and will star Chasten Harmon as Ti Moune. (more...)

Marriott Theatre presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Previews 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner David H. Bell, and will star Chasten Harmon as Ti Moune. (more...)

Marriott Theatre presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Previews 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Marriott Theatre continues their smash hit 35th Anniversary Season with the exhilarating Broadway musical Once on this Island. The production previews June 30, opening July 7 and runs through August 29 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The production will be Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Award winner David H. Bell, and will star Chasten Harmon as Ti Moune. (more...)

The Trap Door Theatre Presents 12 OPHELIAS: A PLAY WITH BROKEN SONGS 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

The TRAP DOOR THEATRE presents The Mid-west premiere of 12 Ophelias: A Play with Broken Songs, Written by: Caridad Svich, Directed by: Kate Hendrickson (more...)

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