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Video Flashback: Bryan Terrell Clark and Kamal Angelo Bolden in Center Theatre Group Photo Video Flashback: Bryan Terrell Clark and Kamal Angelo Bolden in Center Theatre Group's IMMEDIATE FAMILY
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride, Center Theatre Group has shared a very funny coming out scene (that doesn't quite go as expected) from Paul Oakley Stovall's 'Immediate Family,' which Phylicia Rashad directed at the Mark Taper Forum in 2015.

A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.

A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER? Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Ensemble Member Jess McLeod. Do You Feel Anger? runs January 23 - March 15, 2020 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. The press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Do You Feel Anger? go on sale December 16, 2019.

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

A Red Orchid Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Photo A Red Orchid Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Small Mouth Sounds runs October 18 - December 9, 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, October 28 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm.

BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) at Goodman Theatre Photo BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) at Goodman Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Jun 9, 2018

In FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks draws on Homeric tradition to spin an epic of the American Civil War. Intended as the first three parts of nine, an episodic structure ties loosely together the narrative of Hero (Kamal Angelo Bolden), a Texas slave who must decide whether or not to join the Confederate army under his master's promise that fighting will earn his freedom.

Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre Presents FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS Photo Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre Presents FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Goodman Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Niegel Smith. Parks, in her 'finest work yet' (New York Times), serves up 'an American story as much about our present as it is about our past' (Los Angeles Times).

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOU Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season; Regional Premiere of SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 26th Season, including the Chicago premieres of Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray, and featuring Ensemble Members Jennifer Engstrom and Larry Grimm, and Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Members Steve Haggard and Natalie West. The 2018-2019 Season will conclude with The Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Ensemble Member Dado, featuring Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Mierka Girten and Doug Vickers, with design by Ensemble Member Mike Durst.

A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum Photo A Red Orchid Theatre to Present Spring Fundraiser At American Writers Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Board of Directors, Ensemble and staff, in collaboration with the American Writers Museum, announces its 2018 Spring Fundraiser, featuring a special performance by A Red Orchid Ensemble Member Jennifer Engstrom. Guests will also receive a special presale code for Victims of Duty, starring Ensemble Members Michael Shannon and Guy Van Swearingen and directed by Shira Piven. The event will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, Chicago. Tickets, priced at $100, are available by calling A Red Orchid Theatre at (312) 943-8722 or online at www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

Cast Announced For FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Photo Cast Announced For FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Goodman Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Niegel Smith. Parks, in her "finest work yet" (New York Times), serves up "an American story as much about our present as it is about our past" (Los Angeles Times). Filled with wit, poetry and original music composed by Grammy Award winner Justin Ellington and performed on stage nightly by Chicago native blues musician Melody Angel, the production follows Hero (Kamal Angelo Bolden), a Texas slave, who faces a simple yet monumental choice: join his master in the Confederate army to win his freedom-or remain enslaved at the plantation. Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) appears May 25 - June 24, 2018 (opening night is June 4 at 7pm) in Goodman Theatre's 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre. The estimated run time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Tickets ($10 - $40; subject to change) are available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Father , by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 N. Dearborn). The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation is the Major Production Sponsor and American Airlines is the Contributing Sponsor.

Casting Announcement For 33 TO NOTHING At A Red Orchid Photo Casting Announcement For 33 TO NOTHING At A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with 33 to Nothing by Grant James Varjas, directed by Tyrone Phillips with music direction by John Cicora.

Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid Photo Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with the World Premiere of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu and directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon.

Tyrone Phillips and John Cicora to Helm 33 TO NOTHING at A Red Orchid Theatre Photo Tyrone Phillips and John Cicora to Helm 33 TO NOTHING at A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its spring production of Grant James Varjas' 33 to Nothing will be directed by Tyrone Phillips, with music direction by John Cicora. The production features Ensemble Member Steve Haggard. 33 to Nothing runs April 12 May 27, 2018 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells.

Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid Photo Cast Announced for Michael Shannon-Helmed TRAITOR at A Red Orchid
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre continues its 2017-2018 Season with the World Premiere of Traitor, an adaptation of Heinrich Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, written by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu and directed by Ensemble Member Michael Shannon.

EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season Photo EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 2017-2018 Season with Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray.

EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season Photo EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE to Open A Red Orchid Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 2017-2018 Season with Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray.

A Red Orchid Theatre Welcomes Shade Murray as Associate Artistic Director Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Welcomes Shade Murray as Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the appointment of Ensemble Member Shade Murray as the company's Associate Artistic Director. Murray's appointment marks the first Associate Artistic Directorship in the company's history. A Red Orchid also welcomes new Development Director Amanda Runge and Audience Services Manager David Marden.

Michael Shannon to Helm Premiere, Star in VICTIMS OF DUTY as Part of A Red Orchid's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 25th Anniversary Season.

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