Pride Films And Plays Presents STOP KISS Photo Pride Films And Plays Presents STOP KISS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

STOP KISS, by the American playwright Diana Son, tells the story of two women, Sara and Callie, who are assaulted on the street after their first kiss. STOP KISS was first produced Off-Broadway in 1998 at The Public Theater in New York City. Kanomé Jones will direct. The play will be performed in the intimate Buena stage at the Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, January 16, 2020, following a preview on Wednesday, January 15.

Pride Films and Plays and The Arc Theatre Announces Cast for STOP KISS Photo Pride Films and Plays and The Arc Theatre Announces Cast for STOP KISS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Full cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays co-production with The Arc Theatre of STOP KISS, by the American playwright Diana Son. It tells the story of two women, Sara and Callie, who are assaulted on the street after their first kiss.

Photo Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Co Stages OTHELLO Photo Photo Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Co Stages OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello running April 11 - May 25, directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart with fight choreography by Samantha Kaufman.

Babes With Blades Announce Gender Inclusive Cast of OTHELLO Photo Babes With Blades Announce Gender Inclusive Cast of OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello running April 11 - May 25, directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart with fight choreography by Samantha Kaufman.  

Babes With Blades Return This Spring With An All-Female Cast Of OTHELLO And A Slate O Photo Babes With Blades Return This Spring With An All-Female Cast Of OTHELLO And A Slate Of Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello running April 11 - May 25, directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart with fight choreography by Samantha Kaufman.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's 21st Season Continues With OTHELLO Photo Babes With Blades Theatre Company's 21st Season Continues With OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 21st season continues with its biennial William Shakespeare production. In 2019, the Shakespeare production is Othello, April 11 - May 25, 2019, directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart and fight directed by Samantha Kaufman, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. Preview performances are Thursday, April 11 at 8 p.m.; Friday April 12 at 8 p.m.; Saturday April 13 at 8 p.m., Sunday April 14 at 3 p.m.; Thursday April 18 at 8 p.m. and Friday, April 19 at 8 p.m. Opening Night is Saturday, April 20 at 8 p.m.

Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Company presents PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY Photo Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Company presents PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The return of a fugitive brother puts the future of wealthy businessman Karsten Bernick in peril. Details of a long-buried sex scandal and embezzlement come to the surface and force Bernick to face his family, his community and his demons.

Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

This fall, GETTING AHEAD, a one-hour documentary from Tavis Smiley and WNET, airing Today, October 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), reports on the real consequences of the 'Fight for Fifteen'

Documentary GETTING AHEAD with Tavis Smiley to Premiere on PBS 10/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

This fall, GETTING AHEAD, a one-hour documentary from Tavis Smiley and WNET, airing Friday, October 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), reports on the real consequences of the 'Fight for Fifteen'

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Announces 180 DEGREE RULE Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Events and deals have been announced for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's 18th world premiere production, 180 Degree Rule, written by Chicago playwrights Barbara Lhota (playwright, The Double and BWBTC ensemble member) and the late M.E.H. Lewis, to be performed at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Chicago. Previews will be Saturday, April 16, Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23 at 8PM and Sundays, April 17 and 24 at 3PM. The press opening is Monday, April 25 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3 from April 28 - May 21, plus Wednesdays May 11 and May 18 8pm.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company to Premiere 180 DEGREE RULE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Babes With Blades Theatre Company announces their 18th world premiere production, 180 Degree Rule, written by Chicago playwrights Barbara Lhota (playwright, The Double and BWBTC ensemble member) and the late M.E.H. Lewis, to be performed at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Chicago. Previews will be Saturday, April 16, Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23 at 8PM and Sundays, April 17 and 24 at 3PM. The press opening is Monday, April 25 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3 from April 28 - May 21, plus Wednesdays May 11 and May 18 8pm.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Babes With Blades Theatre Company is proud to announce its 18th anniversary season, featuring two world premieres, written and directed by women. First up will be Patchwork Drifter by BWBTC Ensemble member Jennifer L. Mickelson, directed by BWBTC Artistic Director Leigh Barrett, followed by 180 Degree Rule by MEH Lewis and BWBTC Ensemble Member Barbara Lhota, directed by Chicago Dramatists Associate Artistic Director Rachel Edwards Harvith.

Photo Flash: All-Female Cast Leads Babes With Blades' TITUS ANDRONICUS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Babes With Blades Theatre Company will serve up the blood and pie with their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's most violent play, Titus Andronicus, performed by an all-female cast, at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Previews will be tonight, February 21, Friday, February 27, and Today, February 28 at 8PM and Sundays, February 22 and Sunday, March 1 at 3PM. The press opening is Monday, March 2 at 8PM, and the show will run through April 4. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the All-Female Cast of Babes With Blades' TITUS ANDRONICUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Babes With Blades Theatre Company will serve up the blood and pie with their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's most violent play, Titus Andronicus, performed by an all-female cast, at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Previews will be Saturday, February 21, Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28 at 8PM and Sundays, February 22 and Sunday, March 1 at 3PM. The press opening is Monday, March 2 at 8PM, and the show will run through April 4. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's TITUS ANDRONICUS to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Babes With Blades Theatre Company will serve up the blood and pie with their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's most violent play, Titus Andronicus, performed by an all-female cast, at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Previews will be Saturday, February 21, Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28 at 8PM and Sundays, February 22 and Sunday, March 1 at 3PM. The Press opening is Monday, March 2 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3 from March 2-April 4. Closing (Easter) weekend performances will be Wednesday, April 1 at 8pm, Friday, April 3 at 8pm & Saturday, April 4 at 8pm.

Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews Friday, November 7th and Today, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Todays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Today December 20th.

Factory Theater Stages HOTEL APHRODITE, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews today, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Saturday December 20th. (No show on Friday, Nov. 27th)

Factory Theater to Stage HOTEL APHRODITE, 11/7-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Factory Theater presents Hotel Aphrodite by Angelina Martinez, directed by Matt Engle, playing previews Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at 8pm and Sunday, November 9th at 3pm. Opening Night Performance: Friday, November 14th at 8:00pm. The run continues Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm through Saturday December 20th.

World Premiere of WITCH SLAP! Presented with Babes with Blades Theatre Company, 8/9 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

In a world premiere production, Babes With Blades Theatre Company is proud to present Witch Slap!, by Jeff Goode, at Raven Theatre West Stage, 6157 N Clark St., in Chicago. Previews will be Today August 9, Thursday August 14, and Friday August 15 at 8PM, and Sunday August 10 at 3:30PM. The opening is Today, August 16 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Fridays at 8PM and Sundays at 3:30PM from August 16-September 20.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of WITCH SLAP, 8/16-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

In a world premiere production, Babes With Blades Theatre Company is proud to present Witch Slap!, by Jeff Goode, at Raven Theatre West Stage, 6157 N Clark St., in Chicago. Previews will be Today August 9, Thursday August 14, and Friday August 15 at 8PM, and Sunday August 10 at 3:30PM. The opening is Today, August 16 at 8PM, and the show will run Thursdays-Fridays at 8PM and Sundays at 3:30PM from August 16-September 20.

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