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Ma-Yi Theater Honors Activist Carlos Celdran by Streaming LIVIN' LA VIDA IMELDA Photo Ma-Yi Theater Honors Activist Carlos Celdran by Streaming LIVIN' LA VIDA IMELDA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

Ma-Yi Theater Company will honor the life and work of Filipino cultural activist and performance artist Carlos Celdran (1972-2019) by streaming his celebrated one-man show Livin' La Vida Imelda.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Streams THE ROMANCE OF MAGNO RUBIO Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Streams THE ROMANCE OF MAGNO RUBIO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced that its historic production of Lonnie Carter's The Romance of Magno Rubio is currently streaming online through June 4, 2020, only.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces 30th Anniversary Season Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Announces 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Since its founding in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company has distinguished itself as one of the country's leading incubators of new work shaping the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today. Building on the recent success of the Lortel Award-winner KPOP and Mike Lew's Teenage Dick, Ma-Yi is pleased to announce programming for its 30th anniversary season.

New Work to Take Center Stage in The Berkshires Photo New Work to Take Center Stage in The Berkshires
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

This spring, Barrington Public Theater-Southern Berkshire County's newest theater company focused on new work and local artistry-announces its inaugural production of the new play, Breakwater, written by the Barrington Public's Artistic Director Jim Frangione.

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Tanuja Jagernauth As 2019 Marcelle McVay Management Photo Victory Gardens Theater Announces Tanuja Jagernauth As 2019 Marcelle McVay Management Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater announces Tanuja Jagernauth as the 2019 Marcelle McVay Management Fellow for 2019. Victory Gardens Next Generation Fellowships provide comprehensive mentorship, requisite training, and experience for these future leaders of color, preparing them to helm arts institutions or departments on the national and local level. The 2019 Macelle McVay Management Fellowship is made possible by support from the Weiss Grosshandler Charitable Fund.

Ma Yi Theater Company Announces Its 2018-19 Season Photo Ma Yi Theater Company Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company - which has had a breakout season with the award-winning success of the musical KPOP, and recently with Mike Lew's new play TEENAGE DICK (at The Public Theater) - announces its 2018-19 season of new works, according to the company's Producing Artistic Director, Ralph B. Peña.  Among the offerings will be world-premieres of plays that have been created and developed through Ma-Yi's celebrated Writers Lab, which has the distinction of being a primary incubator of new Asian American theater and the largest collective of Asian-American playwrights in the world. 

Victory Gardens Announces 2018-19 Directors Inclusion Initiative Fellows Photo Victory Gardens Announces 2018-19 Directors Inclusion Initiative Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels announce the 2018/19 Season Directors Inclusion Initiates, to include Lauren Katz (Indecent), Mikael Burke (Rightlynd), N. Emil Thomas (Pipeline), Denise Yvette Serna (Cambodian Rock Band) and Ruby Des Jardins (Miriam for President).

TEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack Series Photo TEENAGE DICK Extends and Announces TalkBack Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Ma-Yi Theater Company, in association with The Public Theater, is pleased to announce a two-week extension of TEENAGE DICK. The world premiere play by Mike Lew will now play through Sunday, July 29, 2018. (It was previously announced to close on Sunday, July 15).

Photo Flash: The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Returns to The Den Theatre Photo Photo Flash: The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Returns to The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns for its ninth year! The marathon evening of one-minute plays by 70 of Chicago's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays two nights only, Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27 at 8 pm at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents TEENAGE DICK in Association with The Public Theater Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company Presents TEENAGE DICK in Association with The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Hot off the success of the critically acclaimed KPOP last fall, Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater announce TEENAGE DICK, a new play by Mike Lew (Tiger Style!), being given its world premiere Off-Broadway, June 12 - July 15, 2018, at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St.

Doc Watson's LIVE AT CLUB 47 Out Today Photo Doc Watson's LIVE AT CLUB 47 Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Yep Roc Records and the Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries announce the release of Doc Watson, Live at Club 47, set for a February 9 release on CD and digital, nearly 55 years to the date of the original recording. The LP release will follow April 27.

'Doc Watson, Live At Club 47' Out 2/9 Photo 'Doc Watson, Live At Club 47' Out 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Yep Roc Records and the Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries announce the release of Doc Watson, Live at Club 47, set for a February 9 release on CD and digital, nearly 55 years to the date of the original recording. The LP release will follow April 27.

Ma-Yi Theater Company Hosts 28th Anniversary Gala This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Ma-Yi Theater Company and Producing Artistic Director, Ralph B. Peña and Executive Director, Jorge Z. Ortoll have announced the 28th Anniversary Gala honoring legendary prima ballerina of Ballet Philippines and Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Elizabeth Roxas Dobrish, and creators and patrons of the arts, Frank and Lolita Valderrama Savage.

Victory Gardens Theater Hosts Special Earth Day Celebration Surrounding the World Premiere of QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces a one-night-only Earth Day event surrounding its World Premiere production of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz.  

Victory Gardens to Host Chicago Premiere of NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons.

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz.

FUN HOME, MIES JULIE and More Lead Victory Gardens 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season. Victory Gardens' 43rd Season will include the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron; the Chicago premieres of Fade, a co-production with Teatro Vista, by Tanya Saracho, and Mies Julie, a contemporary reworking of August Strindberg's classic Miss Julie by Yael Farber, as well as the world premieres of Breach: a manifesto on race in america through the eyes of a black girl recovering from self-hate by Antoinette Nwandu and Doing It by Boo Killebrew.

A WONDER IN MY SOUL World Premiere Extends at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels announce a one-week extension to the World Premiere, hit production of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Chay Yew, with music direction by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul will now run through March 19, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Madhuri Shekar's QUEEN to Make World Premiere at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. Queen runs April 14 - May 14, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Photo Flash: 7th Annual CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL To Be Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to The Den Theatre for its seventh year - this time exploring America and Chicago in 2017 in the wake of the Presidential election. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by more than 60 of Chicago's established and emerging playwrights and directors is presented two nights only, Today, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, 2016 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets, priced at $18, are currently available at brownpapertickets.com.

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