Photo Flash: Akvavit Theatre's RISING TEMPERATURES Plays Four Performances OnlyPhoto Flash: Akvavit Theatre's RISING TEMPERATURES Plays Four Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Journey into a near-future dystopia where humans struggle to survive in an increasingly hostile environment as Akvavit Theatre and Dramafronten present RISING TEMPERATURES, four linked, site-specific world premiere Danish plays presented in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

Akvavit Theatre And Dramafronten Present RISING TEMPERATURESAkvavit Theatre And Dramafronten Present RISING TEMPERATURES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Journey into a near-future dystopia where humans struggle to survive in an increasingly hostile environment as Akvavit Theatre and Dramafronten present RISING TEMPERATURES, four linked, site-specific world premiere Danish plays presented in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

The Agency Theater Collective Announces New Artistic EnsembleThe Agency Theater Collective Announces New Artistic Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The Agency Theater Collective is proud to announce a new artistic ensemble known as The Collective. The multidisciplinary members of The Collective will collaborate with one another in support of The Agency's mission to create extraordinary theatrical experiences by fostering new work and fresh takes from dynamic points of view. (more...)

Photo Flash: Akvavit Theatre Presents the U.S. Premiere of  BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTSPhoto Flash: Akvavit Theatre Presents the U.S. Premiere of BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of the madcap Danish comedy BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS by Astrid Saalbach, translated by Michael Evans and directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch, playing March 21 - April 14, 2018 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at chicagonordic.org. The press opening is Thursday, March 22 at 8 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced For Akvavit Theatre's BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTSCasting Announced For Akvavit Theatre's BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Akvavit Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the U.S. premiere of the madcap Danish comedy BAD GIRLS: THE STYLISTS by Astrid Saalbach, translated by Michael Evans and directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Akvavit Theatre's 'GHOSTS & zombies' at Strawdog TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Akvavit Theatre's 'GHOSTS & zombies' at Strawdog Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre presents GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts plays now through October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. The show opens tonight, September 29, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Akvavit Theatre's presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre CompanyAkvavit Theatre's presents GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org. The press opening is Friday, September 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES  at Akvavit TheatreCasting Announced for GHOSTS AND ZOMBIES at Akvavit Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org. The press opening is Friday, September 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for Akvavit Theatre's GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre CompanyCasting Announced for Akvavit Theatre's GHOSTS & ZOMBIES at Strawdog Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, Akvavit Theatre is pleased to present GHOSTS & zombies, by Henrik Ibsen and Gustav Tegby, in a new American translation by Chad Eric Bergman*, directed by Co-Artistic Director Breahan Pautsch*. This dark and hilarious contemporary Swedish twist on Ibsen's Norwegian classic Ghosts, will play September 28 - October 29, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 1, 2017 at chicagonordic.org.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Akvavit Theatre's HITLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Chicago's Akvavit Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of Rhea Leman's wild black comedy HITLER ON THE ROOF, a play for two clowns starring Amy Gorelow and Jay Torrence. Co-directed by Co-Artistic Director Kirstin Franklin* and Associate Amber Robinson*, HITLER ON THE ROOF will play a limited engagement now through July 9, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, June 22, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Akvavit Theatre Announces Casting for HITLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Chicago's Akvavit Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the U.S. premiere of Rhea Leman's wild black comedy HITLER ON THE ROOF, a play for two clowns starring Amy Gorelow and Jay Torrence. Co-directed by Co-Artistic Director Kirstin Franklin* and Associate Amber Robinson*, HITLER ON THE ROOF will play a limited engagement June 21 - July 9, 2017 at the new Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice in Chicago. Tickets will be available Friday, May 5 at www.chicagonordic.org.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Actors' Theatre of Columbus' THE WINTER'S TALE
by Jerri Shafer - Aug 4, 2016

Appalachia and the Bard collide in a night of live music and theatre. Sometimes dark tragedy, sometimes uproarious comedy, 'The Winter's Tale' sets the story of one of Shakespeare's more disparate and modern works, at the turn of the 19th & 20th century, between the coal mining country of Eastern Kentucky and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Inspired in part by the album 'Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson at Folk City' and heavily flavored with traditional mountain and American folk music performed by the cast, the play will celebrate the culture and the music of Appalachia, a region with strong cultural, musical and linguistic ties to Shakespeare's England, with a tragedy and joy that is uniquely and entertainingly American. (more...)