Changes Are Paving The Road To An Exciting Future For Route 66 Theatre CompanyChanges Are Paving The Road To An Exciting Future For Route 66 Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Route 66 Theatre Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacquelyn Rosati as Co-Artistic Director and Robert Veasey as Board President. (more...)

Casting Set for Route 66 Theatre's 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...'Casting Set for Route 66 Theatre's 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Route 66 Theatre company has announced the cast and design team for the second show of its ninth season, the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY. (more...)

Jess Godwin, Emily Rohm & Liz Chidester to Lead Route 66 Theatre's MY FATHER'S DAUGHTERS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

My Father's Daughters is getting a special reading with Route 66 Theatre Company on Tuesday, June 6th. Featuring book by Lara Filip, music and lyrics by Liz Chidester, Lara Filip, Jess Godwin & Diana Lawrence, music direction by Diana Lawrence, an direction by Keely Vasquez, the reading begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Den Theatre (1333 N. Milwaukee Ave). (more...)

Casting Set for Route 66 Theatre's 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Route 66 Theatre company has announced the cast and design team for the second show of its ninth season, the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY. (more...)

TEST DRIVE is Under Way at Route 66 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 3rd annual TEST DRIVE has begun! (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company Announce Cast for SHAKEN Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Join Route 66 Theatre Company at the The Den Theatre THIS MONDAY for an extra February Driver's Seat Reading with an awesome cast!  (more...)

Barbara Robertson and Alex Weisman Lead an All-Star Cast Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

When we know tomorrow will just bring more tragedy, why do we get out of bed? Emerging playwright K.M.C. explores that question with humor, a fistful of feathers, and a plethora of plums in  Jocasta, or The Three Plums  by exploring Jocasta's last day behind the scenes of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex.  (more...)

The 'Driver's Seat' Monthly Reading Series Continues at Route 66 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The 'Driver's Seat' Monthly Reading Series  continues with... THE LAST MATCH by Anna Ziegler. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Played out under the bright lights of the U.S. Open Semifinals, The Last Match is a battle for the ages. Rising Russian star Sergei Sergeyev is pitted against American great Tim Porter in an epic showdown that follows two tennis titans through pivotal moments in their lives both on-and-off the court. (more...)

John Reeger's CHANGING CHANNELS Next Up in Route 66 Theatre's 'Driver's Seat' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Route 66 Theatre Company continues its 'Driver's Seat' Monthly Reading Series at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln Ave) with CHANGING CHANNELS by John Reeger on Monday, November 7th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre's 'Driver's Set' Series to Continue with THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Be in the 'Driver's Seat' for THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, a new play by Martin Zimmerman, next up in Route 66 Theatre Company's monthly reading series at Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre Company Announces Appointment of Managing Director and New Play Development Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Route 66 Theatre Company is pleased to announce the appointment Rachel Wendte and Deborah Blumenthal as its new Managing Director and New Play Development Director, respectively.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bo Wilson's THE BOATWRIGHT Premieres at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
by Cassandra Sandros - Sep 16, 2014

The Boatwright tells the story of Ben Calloway, a retired state trooper, struggling to come to terms with the changes brought to his life by his wife's death and his resulting emptiness, and of Jaime Watson, the next-door-neighbor's son, who is coping with mental illness and a loneliness of his own. (more...)

Photo Flash: HIGH FIDELITY Premieres At Route 66 Theatre Company 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006. The show started previews August 8, 2009; opened Monday, August 17 at 7 p.m.; and will run through October 11, 2009 at the Tony n' Tina's Wedding space at Pipers Alley Theater. (more...)