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Her Story Theater Announces Cast for INVISIBLE Photo Her Story Theater Announces Cast for INVISIBLE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 30, 2019

Her Story Theater will stage the world premiere of INVISIBLE, written by Mary Bonnett, as its Fall 2019 production. INVISIBLE imagines a woman in a small Mississippi town in 1925 who is forced to reconcile her involvement in the modern Women's Ku Klux Klan movement with her religious beliefs and sense of decency.

Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE Makes World Premiere This October Photo Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE Makes World Premiere This October
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, Strawdog Theatre Company launches its 31st season with the world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time.

Casting Announced For Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE Photo Casting Announced For Strawdog Theatre's MASQUE MACABRE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2018

 Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a 'bad boy' entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. An explorative immersive theatre experience a la Sleep No More, guests travel from room to room throughout the space and follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time.

Cast Announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, Opening at Pride Films & Plays Today Photo Cast Announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, Opening at Pride Films & Plays Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Full cast and crew have been announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, by Evanston resident Corinne J. Kawecki. In Kawecki's play, to be directed by Pride Films and Plays company member Iris Sowlat, 53-year-old Julia is afraid of getting older. Despite attempts to recapture her youth, her body keeps reminding her of her advancing years. With the help of her younger female lover's magic act, Julia creates a new, magical life to help her accept the inevitability of aging by find out who is she is and who really needs her love.  The play was an entrant in Pride Films and Plays' annual "LezPlay" competition in 2016 and was produced by Queer Theatre Kalamazoo this past January.

Cast Announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, Opening at Pride Films & Plays 5/10 Photo Cast Announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, Opening at Pride Films & Plays 5/10
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2018

Full cast and crew have been announced for THE DAYS ARE SHORTER, by Evanston resident Corinne J. Kawecki. In Kawecki's play, to be directed by Pride Films and Plays company member Iris Sowlat, 53-year-old Julia is afraid of getting older. Despite attempts to recapture her youth, her body keeps reminding her of her advancing years. With the help of her younger female lover's magic act, Julia creates a new, magical life to help her accept the inevitability of aging by find out who is she is and who really needs her love.  The play was an entrant in Pride Films and Plays' annual "LezPlay" competition in 2016 and was produced by Queer Theatre Kalamazoo this past January.

Photo Flash: The Artistic Home presents WEDDING BAND Photo Photo Flash: The Artistic Home presents WEDDING BAND
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2017

The Artistic Home will open its 2017-18 season with a lesser known, but wholly timely piece: WEDDING BAND: A LOVE/HATE STORY IN BLACK AND WHITE, by eminent African-American playwright and author Alice Childress. It opened to the press on Sunday, October 29 and will run through December 17, 2017. Last seen in Chicago in 2003 in a co-production between Steppenwolf and Congo Square Theatre, its first-ever showing here thirty years prior was but one stop in this play's march toward due recognition.

Cast Announced for 'WEDDING BAND' at The Artistic Home Photo Cast Announced for 'WEDDING BAND' at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Artistic Home will open its 2017-18 season with a lesser known, but wholly timely piece: WEDDING BAND: A LOVE/HATE STORY IN BLACK AND WHITE, by eminent African-American playwright and author Alice Childress. It will open to the press Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm, following previews from October 25 - 28.

HELLO DOLLY! Opens 6/9 at Abbeville Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2017

Hello Dolly is the opening production of the 39th Summer Theatre Season at the Abbeville Opera House with performances on Friday and Saturday at 8pm on June 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23. There will be three Saturday matinees at 3pm on June 10, 17 and 24. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and military and $10 for students.

Dandelion Theatre Announces OHIO STATE MURDERS Cast, Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Dandelion Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for OHIO STATE MURDERS by Adrienne Kennedy, the second production in their 2016-17 season.

Abbeville Opera House Announces Summer Season Featuring SAME TIME NEXT YEAR and WAIT UNTIL DARK, Opening 6/27
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 23, 2014

Same Time Next Year is one of the best romantic comedies ever written is the opening production of Summer Season 2014 at the Abbeville Opera House. Only two more chances to see this great show starring Lisa McConnell and Michael Genevie. This Friday night, June 27 at 8pm and Saturday afternoon, June 28 at 3pm.

The Abbeville Opera House Closes TIL BETH DO US PART, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2010

Summer Season 2010 second show Til Beth Do Us Part opens on Friday, July 9, 2010

The Abbeville Opera House Presents 'TIL BETH DO US PART, Opens 7/9
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 9, 2010

Summer Season 2010 second show Til Beth Do Us Part opens on Friday, July 9, 2010

The Abbeville Opera House Presents 'TIL BETH DO US PART, Opens 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Summer Season 2010 second show Til Beth Do Us Part opens on Friday, July 9, 2010

The Abbeville Opera House Presents 'TIL BETH DO US PART, Opens 7/9
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 28, 2010

Summer Season 2010 second show Til Beth Do Us Part opens on Friday, July 9, 2010