Photo Flash: Undercore Theatre & The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKETPhoto Flash: Undercore Theatre & The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre are pleased to present an all-new staging of the Jeff Award-nominated Best New Musical HAYMARKET (formerly Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook) the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre. With book, music and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser and David Kornfeld, the actors accompany themselves to the stirring folk-infused score. Having spent the last two years workshopping the show, the authors alongside director Nick Thornton and musical director Robert Ollis have crafted an all-new theatrical experience - creating new songs, overhauling the book, and like the union workers from the show, building on a strong foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Week One Winner Announced For The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical FestivalPhoto Flash: Week One Winner Announced For The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

There is only one New York City! Outspoken, outrageous and over the top, NYC residents are the perfect subjects for urban drama. The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival and Be Bold! Productions encourage playwrights to take these stories and put them on the stage in the NYC - themed festival each June. Celebrating its 8th year, "Only in New York" opened Thursday, June 7 and runs for three weeks. Each week five original short plays or musicals, by a variety of playwrights (including one high school student) will be presented with a "Best of the Week" production will being selected by audience vote. (more...)

Photo Flash: The CHICAGO ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Returns to The Den TheatrePhoto 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKETPhoto Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre are pleased to present an all-new staging of the Jeff Award-nominated Best New Musical HAYMARKET (formerly Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook) the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre. With book, music and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser and David Kornfeld, the actors accompany themselves to the stirring folk-infused score. Having spent the last two years workshopping the show, the authors alongside director Nick Thornton and musical director Robert Ollis have crafted an all-new theatrical experience - creating new songs, overhauling the book, and like the union workers from the show, building anew. (more...)

UC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOOUC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Green Cockatoo, by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by Carl R Mueller, and directed by Marco Barricelli. (more...)

UC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOOUC San Diego Theatre and Dance to Present THE GREEN COCKATOO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Green Cockatoo, by Arthur Schnitzler, translated by Carl R Mueller, and directed by Marco Barricelli. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THE BURIALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) begins its 2016/17 season with The Burials, a world premiere by acclaimed playwright Caitlin Parrish, directed by Erica Weiss. Inspired by the enduring Greek tragedy, Antigone, the production explores the aftermath of a mass shooting and how one family and one community respond to the tragedy in unique ways. SYA curates numerous workshops, residencies and post-show events to engage both students and adults in the conversation. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company of The Burials in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's THE BURIALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) begins its 2016/17 season with The Burials, a world premiere by acclaimed playwright Caitlin Parrish, directed by Erica Weiss. Inspired by the enduring Greek tragedy, Antigone, the production explores the aftermath of a mass shooting and how one family and one community respond to the tragedy in unique ways. SYA curates numerous workshops, residencies and post-show events to engage both students and adults in the conversation.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Haven Theatre Presents HOW WE GOT ON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Haven Theatre Company announces How We Got On to begin their fourth season, written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Jess McLeod, at the company's new home within the Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., September 29 - November 12. Previews are Thursday, Sept. 29 - Saturday, Oct.1 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. The regular performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Regular run tickets are $32, senior tickets are $20 and college/industry tickets are $15 (preview tickets are $12). You may purchase tickets and get more information at www.haventheatrechicago.com. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Open 4th Season with Chicago Premiere of HOW WE GOT ON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Haven Theatre Company announces How We Got On to begin their fourth season, written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Jess McLeod, at the company's new home within the Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., September 29 - November 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THE BURIALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) begins its 2016/17 season with The Burials, a world premiere by acclaimed playwright Caitlin Parrish, directed by Erica Weiss. Inspired by the enduring Greek tragedy, Antigone, the production explores the aftermath of a mass shooting and how one family and one community respond to the tragedy in unique ways. SYA curates numerous workshops, residencies and post-show events to engage both students and adults in the conversation. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company of The Burials in rehearsal below! (more...)

Haven Theatre Presents HOW WE GOT ON This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Haven Theatre Company announces How We Got On to begin their fourth season, written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Jess McLeod, at the company's new home within the Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., September 29 - November 12. Previews are Thursday, Sept. 29 - Saturday, Oct.1 at 8 p.m. Opening night isSunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. The regular performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.Regular run tickets are $32, senior tickets are $20 and college/industry tickets are $15 (preview tickets are $12). You may purchase tickets and get more information at www.haventheatrechicago.com. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Open 4th Season with Chicago Premiere of HOW WE GOT ON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Haven Theatre Company announces How We Got On to begin their fourth season, written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Jess McLeod, at the company's new home within the Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., September 29 - November 12. (more...)

The Den Theatre To Open The Bookspan Theatre in September 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Den Theatre is pleased to announce the expansion into its newest space, The Bookspan Theatre, set to open in fall 2016. Named for respected arts educator, performance coach, director and performer Janet Bookspan, the 99-seat, fully adaptable theatre will open at 1335 N. Milwaukee Ave., adjacent to The Den's six other theatres and spaces. Haven Theatre Company will be the head resident company of the The Bookspan, set to inaugurate the space with the Chicago premiere of How We Got On by Idris Goodwin, directed by Jess McLeod from September 29 - November 12, 2016. Other companies expected to produce in the space during the 2016-17 season include Griffin Theatre and Route 66 Theatre Company.  (more...)

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT's Richard Jones Appears in IMPOSSIBLE, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Lance Corporal Richard Jones, stole the hearts of the nation when he was crowned the first ever magician to win Britain's Got Talent last month. He is now set to will guest star in the return of West End magic showIMPOSSIBLE at the Noel Coward Theatre from tonight 8 July - 27 August. (more...)

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT's Richard Jones to Guest Appear in IMPOSSIBLE, July 8 - Aug. 27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Lance Corporal Richard Jones, stole the hearts of the nation when he was crowned the first ever magician to win Britain's Got Talent last month. He is now set to will guest star in the return of West End magic showIMPOSSIBLE at the Noel Coward Theatre from 8 July - 27 August. As previously announced, IMPOSSIBLE, the world's greatest magic show, returns to London this summer, following its acclaimed West End season last year. The show features the world's greatest illusionists including Josephine Lee, Sabine Van Diemen, Magical Bones, Jonathan Goodwin, Ben Hart and Chris Cox. Press Night: Wednesday 13 July, 7pm. (more...)

Magic Show IMPOSSIBLE to Open at Noel Coward Theatre in July
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

IMPOSSIBLE, the world's greatest magic show, will return to London this summer, following its acclaimed West End season last year. The show, which features the world's greatest illusionists including new cast members Josephine Lee, Sabine Van Diemen and Magical Bones, will begin performances at the Noel Coward Theatre on Friday 8 July and run through to Saturday 27 August (Press Night: Wednesday 13 July at 7:00pm). (more...)

Custom Made Theatre to Present 6 DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Inspired by a true story, Six Degrees of Separation follows the trail of a young African-American con man who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy, white New York couple, claiming he is the son of actor Sidney Poitier, and that he has just been mugged and all his money is gone. No subject is left untouched in this comic, fast-paced and affecting piece.  Six Degrees is directed by Stuart Bousel, who directed last season's award-winning Grey Gardens.  Six Degrees of Separation runs May 19-June 18 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco, 94102. (more...)

BWW Review: IMPOSSIBLE, New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, February 16 2016
by Jenny Ell - Feb 17, 2016

Fresh from its hugely successful run in the West End, Impossible is a brand new stage spectacle featuring six of the best magicians and illusionists that this country has to offer. From death-defying stunts to close-up magic, the show manages to strike the perfect balance in scale and has the audiences enchanted and on the edge of their seats for the whole two and a half hour show. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carley Stenson Sings Scott Alan's 'Take Me Away'
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2015

Carley Stenson (Fiona in West End's Shrek; Hollyoaks) recently performed Scott Alan's 'Take Me Away' at the St. James Theatre. Check out the video below! (more...)

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