Otherworld Theatre To Produce THE GREEKSOtherworld Theatre To Produce THE GREEKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Otherworld Theatre will presents two productions, being nicknamed The Greeks, classic myths retold through a modern feminist lens. Corona, a world premiere written by Elizabeth A. M. Keel and Medusa Undone a Midwest premiere written by Bella Poynton, both directed by otherworld Artistic Director, Tiffany Keane Schaefer. Corona runs April 5, 2019 - May 18, 2019. Press opening for Corona is April 12, 2019 at 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613 in the Bradbury space within Otherworld Theatre. Medusa Undone runs April 10, 2019 - May 18, 2019 at 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613 in the Bradbury space within Otherworld Theatre. Press opening for Medusa Undone is April 13, 2019. Tickets to all shows are available at www.OtherworldTheatre.org (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Produces Midwest Premiere of ALL I WANT IS ONE MORE MEANWHILE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Otherworld Theatre will produce the Midwest premiere of All I Want is One More Meanwhile... a superhero comedy written by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons and directed by ensemble member Nathan Pease. Performances are September 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018 and is the first mainstage show of its first season at its newly acquired theater location, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613. Press opening is September 29, 2018. Tickets to all shows are available at www.OtherworldTheatre.org. A Midwest Premiere, All I Want Is One More Meanwhile... was originally produced as part of The Brick's Comic Book Theater Festival in Brooklyn. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Announces New Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Otherworld Theatre Company announced Jacob Bates, Michael Bullaro, Bryce Fields, Lauren N. Fields, Stephanie Mattos, and Nathan Randall Miller will join the company as new artistic associates. The six new artistic associates join existing artistic associates Katy Crow, Emerson Elias, Gaby Fernandez, David Goodman-Edberg, Shaun Hayden, Nick Izzo, and Devonte Washington and ensemble members Mary-Kate Arnold, Bennett Bottero, Grace Gimpel, Tiffany Keane Shaefer, Elliott Sowards, Elizabeth C. MacDougald, Nathan Pease, Sara Robinson, Dylan Schaefer, and Kai Young. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Opens World's First Venue Dedicated To Sci-Fi And Fantasy TheatreOtherworld Theatre Opens World's First Venue Dedicated To Sci-Fi And Fantasy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Otherworld Theatre will officially open its newly acquired theater location, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613; the world's first venue dedicated to the performance of Science Fiction and Fantasy genre July 14, 2018. The property, a two-stage facility with a 120 seat main stage, 40 seat black box, bar, and lobby located a few blocks north of Wrigley Field is located at 3914 N Clark Street was home to the former Public House Theatre and Live Bait Theatre. The new season will be announced at a gala event July 14, 2018, 7:00pm - 12:00am. Tickets include food, drinks, entertainment and the 2019/2018 Season announcement. Attendees will be able to purchase 2018/2019 Season tickets before they become available to the general public. $25 tickets to the opening gala are available at www.OtherworldTheatre.org (more...)

FIGHT QUEST 4 PEACE Begins Performances This Week at The Otherworld TheatreFIGHT QUEST 4 PEACE Begins Performances This Week at The Otherworld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Fight Quest Productions and Otherworld Theatre Company open the fourth installment of the popular choose your own adventure style Fight Quest series this week; the new, epic superhero genre based, Fight Quest 4 Peace. Performances will be at Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613 June 15, 2018 - July 7, 2018. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Makes History Creating World's First Venue Dedicated To Live Sci-Fi + Fantasy PerformanceOtherworld Theatre Makes History Creating World's First Venue Dedicated To Live Sci-Fi + Fantasy Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Otherworld Theatre will officially open its newly acquired theater location, 3914 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613; the world's first venue dedicated to the performance of Science Fiction and Fantasy genre July 14, 2018.   (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Opens DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAMOtherworld Theatre Opens DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Otherworld Theatre's next mainstage production, Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam, a world premiere by Chicago playwright D. Matthew Beyer, directed by guest artist Lauren N. Fields plays April 5 - May 13, 2018 at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #405, Chicago, IL 60613. Press opening is Friday, April 6, 2018. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Announces Casting For DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAMOtherworld Theatre Announces Casting For DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Otherworld Theatre's next mainstage production, Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam, a world premiere by Chicago playwright D. Matthew Beyer, directed by guest artist Lauren N. Fields plays April 5 - May 13, 2018 at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #405, Chicago, IL 60613. Press opening is Friday, April 6, 2018. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Announces DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAMOtherworld Theatre Announces DOWN THE ROCKY ROAD AND ALL THE WAY TO BEDLAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Otherworld Theatre's next mainstage production, Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam, by Chicago playwright D. Matthew Beyer, directed by guest artist Lauren N. Fields plays April 5 - May 13, 2018 at Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N Ravenswood Ave #405, Chicago, IL 60613. (more...)

The Cuckoo's Theater Project To Present SHE KILLS MONSTERS By Qui NguyenThe Cuckoo's Theater Project To Present SHE KILLS MONSTERS By Qui Nguyen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, SHE KILLS MONSTERS tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly's Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly's refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Aims To Make History Creating First Venue Dedicated To Sci-Fi and Fantasy PerformanceOtherworld Theatre Aims To Make History Creating First Venue Dedicated To Sci-Fi and Fantasy Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

 Otherworld Theatre Company announced a tentative agreement to lease the theatre space at 3914 N Clark Street as their new artistic home and the world's first venue dedicated to Science Fiction and Fantasy performance, pending a successful capital fundraising campaign. The fundraising campaign, if successful, will fund the operational costs in this space for one year while programming is established and Otherworld's audience base and revenue streams are expanded to support the added cost of this venue. (more...)

Casting Announced for RETURNING TO HAIFA at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced for RETURNING TO HAIFA at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The world premiere of the first English-language adaptation of the classic novella by Ghassan Kanafani, Returning to Haifa, adapted for the stage by Naomi Wallace and Ismail Khalidi, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 27 February 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 March 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Swire to Continue as Principal Patron of HK PhilSwire to Continue as Principal Patron of HK Phil
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2017

At the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's (HK Phil) annual outdoor symphonic extravaganza - Swire Symphony Under The Stars - on 11 November 2017 (Saturday) at Central Harbourfront, the Swire Group announced the renewal of its commitment to the HK Phil as Principal Patron for another three years from April 2018, with a grant of HK$46.4 million. (more...)

Swire SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Shines the Spotlight on Young Musical ProdigiesSwire SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Shines the Spotlight on Young Musical Prodigies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Swire Symphony Under The Stars, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's free annual outdoor mega-concert, is just around the corner. This year, the HK Phil has invited two young Hong Kong musical prodigies, pianist Johnson Li and violinist Paloma So, to perform against the backdrop of the city's spectacular harbour skyline. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre to Present Fantastical Adaptation of A PRINCESS OF MARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents a remount of the world premier of their adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's A Princess of Mars. A Confederate deserter, John Carter's world is turned upside-down when he finds himself mysteriously transported to the surface of Mars, where he is forced into a colossal conflicts between the planet's alien races. Poised on the edge of collapse, the planet's fate comes to rest on Carter's war-weary shoulders-and now he must choose sides. Filled with extra-terrestrial environments, epic battles, elaborate costuming and more, A Princess of Mars at Berger Park promises to whisk you away on an unforgettable theatrical adventure. (more...)

Runaways Lab and VOTC Present GODDAMN GENIUSES Original Play Debuts 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Runaways Lab and Voice of the City are proud to announce the second offering of their 2016-2017 season, Goddamn Geniuses. This original play, by company member Nathaniel Shane and Artistic Director Gannon Reedy, uses one of the Runaways' staples of reimagining an historic event in a fast and loose piece of theater. Explore the limitations of live entertainment as the heralds of quantum physics launch into a gender blurred reality where anything can happen to a docile scientist. (more...)

CSz Theater Chicago Sets June Shows, Classes & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

CSz Theater Chicago announces upcoming programming in its 28th anniversary season - please add/update listings, call for photos, media comps, and more information: (more...)

Otherworld Theatre's Midwest Premiere of QUEEN AMARANTHA Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Queen Amarantha will perform at City Lit Theatre from tonight, June 6th through June 28th. This play is directed by Otherworld Theatre's Artistic Director Tiffany Keane* and assistant directed by company member Bennett Bottero*. (more...)

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