Midsommer Flight To Perform Free Staged Reading Of CORIOLANUSMidsommer Flight To Perform Free Staged Reading Of CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Midsommer Flight to present staged reading of CORIOLANUS at Uncommon Ground in Edgewater May 2 and 3 Midsommer Flight, the professional not-for-profit theatre company that has been bringing free Shakespeare to Chicago parks since 2012, will perform a free staged reading of CORIOLANUS on Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm and Friday, May 3 at 8 pm. Both readings will be performed at Uncommon Ground Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Avenue. Tickets will be free, with reservations available through the Midsommer Flight website. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre Company's MASQUE MACABREPhoto Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre Company's MASQUE MACABRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, Strawdog Theatre Company launches its 31st season with the world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

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Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE Makes World Premiere This OctoberStrawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE Makes World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, Strawdog Theatre Company launches its 31st season with the world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time. (more...)

Casting Announced For Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRECasting Announced For Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

 Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

Midsommer Flight, a professional not-for-profit theatre company that was one of five Finalists for this year's League of Chicago Theatres Emerging Theatre Award, is staging Shakespeare's Twelfth Night for the third consecutive holiday season, complete with its acclaimed musical score. The comedy is being performed in the Show House room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton Drive, for three weekends - from November 30 December 17, 2017. The production is part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Night Out in the Parks initiative that provides world-class performances in Chicago's neighborhood parks throughout the year. (more...)

LaKecia Harris to Star as 'Viola' in Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast Announced!LaKecia Harris to Star as 'Viola' in Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Midsommer Flight, a professional not-for-profit theatre company that was one of five Finalists for this year's League of Chicago Theatres Emerging Theatre Award, will stage Shakespeare's Twelfth Night for the third consecutive holiday season, complete with its acclaimed musical score. (more...)

LaKecia Harris to Star as 'Viola' in Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast Announced!LaKecia Harris to Star as 'Viola' in Midsommer Flight's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Midsommer Flight, a professional not-for-profit theatre company that was one of five Finalists for this year's League of Chicago Theatres Emerging Theatre Award, will stage Shakespeare's Twelfth Night for the third consecutive holiday season, complete with its acclaimed musical score. (more...)

Midsommer Flight Presents MACBETH and TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

Midsommer Flight announces its fourth season presenting free Shakespeare productions, returning to Chicago parks this summer with the classic tragedy Macbeth. Dedicated to presenting quality, accessible productions of Shakespeare's plays, Midsommer Flight is a proud arts partner with the Chicago Park District. (more...)

Theatre Y Stages MEDEA, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Theatre Y presents Euripides' Medea, freely adapted by poet Robinson Jeffers at Theatre Y, 2649 N. Francisco Ave. in Chicago, today, May 7-June 1, 2014. Director Kevin V. Smith returns to the helm to bring a bold, dangerous, and emotionally rich dreamvision to Euripides' classic, having previously directed Theatre Y's wildly imaginative and experimental productions of Exiles and The Misunderstanding. (more...)

Theatre Y to Stage MEDEA, 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Theatre Y presents Euripides' Medea, freely adapted by poet Robinson Jeffers at Theatre Y, 2649 N. Francisco Ave. in Chicago, May 7-June 1, 2014. Director Kevin V. Smith returns to the helm to bring a bold, dangerous, and emotionally rich dreamvision to Euripides' classic, having previously directed Theatre Y's wildly imaginative and experimental productions of Exiles and The Misunderstanding. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Presents MACBETH, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth. Adapted and directed by artistic director Richard Engling, Macbeth runs at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL, today, January 30 through March 2, 2014. Press opening is Saturday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Present MACBETH, 1/30-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth. Adapted and directed by artistic director Richard Engling, Macbeth runs at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL, January 30 through March 2, 2014. Press opening is Saturday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale. (more...)

Midsommer Flight Stages Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

Midsommer Flight will bring free Shakespeare in the Park back to the north side this summer with the beloved tragedy Romeo and Juliet, opening at the end of July. Dedicated to presenting outdoor performances of Shakespeare's plays, Midsommer Flight is proud to produce the play as an arts partner with the Chicago Park District. (more...)

Midsommer Flight to Stage Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, Begin. 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

Midsommer Flight will bring free Shakespeare in the Park back to the north side this summer with the beloved tragedy Romeo and Juliet, opening at the end of July. Dedicated to presenting outdoor performances of Shakespeare's plays, Midsommer Flight is proud to produce the play as an arts partner with the Chicago Park District. (more...)