BWW Reviews: A Hauntingly Beautiful BURNING BLUEBEARD
by Misha Davenport - Nov 30, 2015

A grisly tale about the worst theater tragedy in American history in which approximately 600 mostly women and children lost their lives ends up being both life and art-affirming. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots of The Ruffians' and The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD plays now through January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. BroadwayWorld has new shots of the cast onstage below! (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Bring Back 'Best of 2015' & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

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Photo Flash: The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play tonight, November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 season with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm. (more...)

The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 season with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Set Halloween Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

The Neo-Futurists creep into fall with a chilling Halloween performance of Too Much Fright Makes The Baby Go Blind and the first spin of Saturn Returns. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Set 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The Neo-Futurists announce their 2015-16 season alongside a slate of new artistic initiatives which explore devised theater and new works. The season includes two prime time productions: POP WAITS created by Malic White and Molly Brennan, and Mike Mother created and written by Jessica Anne. In addition, the company launches a series of year-round developmental presentations including a quarterly experimental performance workshop The Arrow created by Kurt Chiang and Lily Mooney as well as a new works residency Neo-Lab with an inaugural workshop of Saturn Returns created by Tif Harrison. The Neo-Futurists document this year of devised work exploration through Go! A Podcast about Creativity and continue another great year of the smash hit Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. All season events are held at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster) in Andersonville. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists' 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES Benefits The Night Ministry Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Weekend benefit: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, a special edition of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes that combines queer and gender binary-smashing plays from the past with new work to benefit and support local LGBTQ organizations. The 2015 beneficiary is The Crib at The Night Ministry (thenightministry.org). (more...)

The Neo-Futurists' 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES to Benefit The Night Ministry
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Weekend benefit: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, a special edition of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes that combines queer and gender binary-smashing plays from the past with new work to benefit and support local LGBTQ organizations. The 2015 beneficiary is The Crib at The Night Ministry (thenightministry.org). (more...)

Theater Wit Extends 'MR. BURNS' Through 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Theater Wit announced today a three-week extension of the company's smash hit production of Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, Anne Washburn's comedy/drama/musical about a post-apocalyptic world comforted by memories of 'The Simpsons.' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 14th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 14, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration was great! Now onward to '50 Shades,' 'Mr. Burns' and 'Book Of Merman,' plus two from Christopher Pazdernik,' 'Ordinary Days,' 'First Wives Club,' tributes to John Hughes and Stephen Sondheim and a showtune film cameo! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Ruffians present the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for BURNING BLUEBEARD are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Monday, December 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns to Theater Wit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only tonight, December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns Now thru 1/4 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only today,December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Tonight at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only tonight, December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action! (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns to Theater Wit, Begin. 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for BURNING BLUEBEARD are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Monday, December 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns 12/13-1/4 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for BURNING BLUEBEARD go on sale Saturday, November 1 at ?www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Monday, December 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

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