The Artistic Home's REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT Extends Two Weeks The Artistic Home's REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT Extends Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

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The Artistic Home Announces Cast of ROCK 'N' ROLL The Artistic Home Announces Cast of ROCK 'N' ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Complete casting and production team have been announced for The Artistic Home's production of ROCK /N/ ROLL, by Tom Stoppard, set to open Sunday, October 7th. (more...)

The Artistic Home to present MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A RADIO PLAY For 4 Performances The Artistic Home to present MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A RADIO PLAY For 4 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The ever-relevant story of the overworked Macy's Department Store public relations executive and the young daughter she raises to be too realistic to believe in Santa Claus will be delivered as an old-time radio play complete with onstage sound effects by The Artistic Home company for four performances only. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET is perfect for families looking for a fun outing that captures the spirit of the season. Full of laughs, holiday magic and music, MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET tells how the department store Santa who comes in to Macy's as an emergency substitute challenges the mother and daughter's refusal to believe when he claims to be the one and only Kris Kringle. Can he prove to them and the world that Santa is real while making one little girl's dreams come true? (more...)

The Artistic Home Welcomes New Ensemble Members, Associate Artistic Director The Artistic Home Welcomes New Ensemble Members, Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today the addition of five new acting ensemble members and the appointment of Kayla Adams as Associate Artistic Director of the company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's BARBECUE, Opening Tonight at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's BARBECUE, Opening Tonight at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer present the first production in their 2017 - 2018 season, Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, running now through September 30, with direction by Damon Kiely at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company. Opening night performance is tonight, August 28, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the company's 30th Anniversary Season: the Chicago premiere of Barbecue, August 17 - September 30, at Steppenwolf Theatre's 1700 Theater,  1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company; the Chicago premiere of Pillars of the Community, January 19 - March 30, 2018 and the world premiere of Damascus, May 11 - June 24, 2018 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Subscriptions start at $55 per package, a 25% discount, and are on sale now at Strawdog.org. Subscribers also receive invitations to workshop presentations of Take Me, a new musical by Jon Langford and Mark Guarino, in development with Strawdog throughout Season 30.  (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the company's 30th Anniversary Season: the Chicago premiere of Barbecue, August 17 - September 30, at Steppenwolf Theatre's 1700 Theater,  1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company; the Chicago premiere of Pillars of the Community, January 19 - March 30, 2018 and the world premiere of Damascus, May 11 - June 24, 2018 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Subscriptions start at $55 per package, a 25% discount, and are on sale now at Strawdog.org. Subscribers also receive invitations to workshop presentations of Take Me, a new musical by Jon Langford and Mark Guarino, in development with Strawdog throughout Season 30.  (more...)

Strawdog to Launch 2017-18 Season with BARBECUE at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the first production in their 2017 - 2018 season, Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, August 17 - September 30, with direction by Damon Kiely at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company. (more...)

Jeff-Recommended BY THE BOG OF CATS Extends to 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company's production of By the Bog of Cats, by Marina Carr, will extend its run by an additional three weeks to meet the overwhelming demand for seats. The Chicago Tribune's Kerry Reid said of it 'Mossman and his cast dig into the textures of Carr's script with gusto and sensitivity. Collins gives a bravura performance.' The Artistic Home's production, which opened to the press on February 13,  is directed by Jeff Award winner and ensemble member John Mossman. (more...)

Irish Drama BY THE BOG OF CATS to Play The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter. (more...)

Irish Drama BY THE BOG OF CATS to Play The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter. (more...)

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: A RADIO PLAY to Run December 12/10- 12/18 at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The ever-relevant story of the overworked Macy's Department Store public relations executive and the young daughter she raises to be too realistic to be believe in Santa Claus will be delivered as an old-time radio play complete with onstage sound effects by The Artistic Home company for six performances only. Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play is perfect for families looking for a fun outing that captures the spirit of the season. Full of laughs, holiday magic and music, Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play tells how the department store Santa who comes in to Macy's as an emergency substitute challenges the mother and daughter's refusal to believe when he claims to be the one and only Kris Kringle. Can he prove to them and the world that Santa is real while making one little girl's dreams come true?  (more...)

TOTC to Present OTHER LETTERS, 2/7-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Other Theatre Company (TOTC) and Artistic Director Carin Silkaitis are proud to present the next show in the company's 2015-2016 season Other Letters, written by Bryan Renaud and Carin Silkaitis, and directed by Artistic Director Carin Silkaitis, February 7 - 29, with opening night Sunday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. at Side Project, 1439 W Jarvis Ave. The regular run schedule is Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. $25 tickets. Tickets may be purchased at www.buzzonstage.com/theatres/other-theatre-company. For more information, please visit theothertheatrecompany.com.  (more...)

The Artistic Home to Open WATCH ON THE RHINE, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Kicking off the Artistic Home's 14th season will be Lillian Hellman's 1941 New York Drama Critic's Circle award-winner Watch on the Rhine. (more...)

Raven Theatre to Present Staged Readings of Chris Hodak's THE IROQUOIS, 6/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Raven Theatre will present a staged workshop production of The Iroquois, by Chicago playwright Chris Hodak, as part of its [Working Title] new play development series. A slice-of-life portrait of an overburdened woman dealing with her elderly mother during the Downstate Illinois floods of 2008, The Iroquois is full of humor, compassion, and appealing characters who are facing the universal dilemma of deciding whether or not to move a parent with deteriorating health into a nursing home. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Raven Theatre's VIEUX CARRE
by Stage Tube - May 12, 2014

Raven's revival of this later play by Tennessee Williams that was 'rediscovered' in acclaimed productions in London and New York is an autobiographical play that Williams first began writing around the time he started The Glass Menagerie. It concerns a young writer who in 1938 moves to a ramshackle French Quarter rooming house that's home to an assortment of desperate and eccentric characters. The New York Times said Vieux Carre is, along with The Glass Menagerie, Williams' other autobiographical memory play, one of two 'critical bookends' to Williams' career. Scroll down to see a trailer for the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Raven Theatre's VIEUX CARRE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Raven's revival of this later play by Tennessee Williams that was 'rediscovered' in acclaimed productions in London and New York is autobiographical play that Williams first began writing around the time he started The Glass Menagerie. It concerns a young writer who in 1938 moves to a ramshackle French Quarter rooming house that's home to an assortment of desperate and eccentric characters. The New York Times said Vieux Carre is, along with The Glass Menagerie, Williams' other autobiographical memory play, one of two 'critical bookends' to Williams' career. Scroll down to see some pictures of the cast in action! (more...)

Ty Olwin, Will Casey & More to Star in Raven's VIEUX CARRE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Complete casting has been announced for Raven's revival of this later play by Tennessee Williams that was 'rediscovered' in acclaimed productions in London and New York. An autobiographical play that Williams first began writing around the time he started The Glass Menagerie, it concerns a young writer who in 1938 moves to a ramshackle French Quarter rooming house that's home to an assortment of desperate and eccentric characters. The New York Times said Vieux Carre is, along with The Glass Menagerie, Williams' other autobiographical memory play, one of two 'critical bookends' to Williams' career. (more...)

Bohemian Theatre Ensemble and The Hypocrites Top List of Jeff Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 120 nominations in 25 categories of Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2012, and March 31, 2013. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 146 productions offered by 65 Non-Equity producing organizations. The judges recommended 54 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Thirty-three theatre companies received nominations. (more...)

The Artistic Home Announces 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

After a season of being an itinerant theatre, The Artistic Home has returned to its roots and laid out the welcome mat at a new, intimate storefront space in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. (more...)

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