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New Podcast 'SMASH Bros' Revisits Broadway TV Show SMASH Photo New Podcast 'SMASH Bros' Revisits Broadway TV Show SMASH
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2018

In one of the most exciting pieces of Karen Cartwright-related news this Broadway season, a new podcast about the TV show Smash premiered today, June 25, 2018. Its hosts are New York-based writer/actor/comedians Marty Scanlon and Jimmy Blackmon. They're joined each week by luminaries from the worlds of Broadway, television, and comedy.

Playhouse on Park Offers Four-Show Subscriptions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Don't forget to subscribe to the exciting 2015 Main Stage season at Playhouse on Park!

Photo Flash: Playhouse on Park's PROOF Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Playhouse on Park continues its Main Stage series with the 2001 Pulitzer prize-winning and Tony award-winning show Proof written by David Auburn, which opens tonight, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. and runs through February 8, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Playhouse on Park's PROOF Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Playhouse on Park continues its Main Stage series with the 2001 Pulitzer prize-winning and Tony award-winning show Proof written by David Auburn, which opens Today, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. Proof follows the young Catherine, who faces her father Robert's untimely death on the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday. While she may have inherited her father's genius, Catherine seems to share the same deteriorating wits and emotional instability. She must also face the arrival of Claire, her estranged sister; and a developing relationship with Hal, a mentee of her late father who seeks to find a mathematical breakthrough hidden within the 103 notebooks Robert left behind. Proof will be playing from January 21-February 8, 2015.

Photo Flash: First Look at Playhouse on Park's PROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Playhouse on Park continues its Main Stage series with the 2001 Pulitzer prize-winning and Tony award-winning show Proof written by David Auburn, which opens this Friday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. and runs through February 8, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Playhouse on Park's PROOF Opens 1/23
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 2, 2015

Playhouse on Park continues its Main Stage series with the 2001 Pulitzer prize-winning and Tony award-winning show Proof written by David Auburn, which opens Friday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. Proof follows the young Catherine, who faces her father Robert's untimely death on the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday. While she may have inherited her father's genius, Catherine seems to share the same deteriorating wits and emotional instability. She must also face the arrival of Claire, her estranged sister; and a developing relationship with Hal, a mentee of her late father who seeks to find a mathematical breakthrough hidden within the 103 notebooks Robert left behind. Proof will be playing from January 21-February 8, 2015.

BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's ANGELS IN AMERICA: Excellence Approaches
by Jacques Lamarre - Oct 6, 2014

Sean Harris' visionary production puts Playhouse on Park in the big leagues.

Photo Flash: First Look at Playhouse on Park's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 2, 2014

Resident co-founder/co-artistic director Sean Harris directs the American masterpiece Angels in America: Part 1: Millennium Approaches to kick off Playhouse on Park's sixth season. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, the first part of Tony Kushner's epic depicts life in America during the 1980s. Touching upon the provocative topics of politics, religion, and the AIDS epidemic, Angels in America has been hailed as 'a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama' (New York Times) and 'the most ambitious American Play of our time' (Newsweek). This production is recommended for audiences sixteen and up.

Playhouse on Park Opens ANGELS IN AMERICA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Playhouse on Park kicks off its 6th season with the American masterpiece Angels in America: Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, the first part of Tony Kushner's epic depicts life in America during the 1980s.

Playhouse on Park Opens Season with ANGELS IN AMERICA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Resident co-founder/co-artistic director Sean Harris will be directing the American masterpiece Angels in America: Part 1: Millennium Approaches to kick off Playhouse on Park's sixth season. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, the first part of Tony Kushner's epic depicts life in America during the 1980s. Touching upon the provocative topics of politics, religion, and the AIDS epidemic, Angels in America has been hailed as 'a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama' (New York Times) and 'the most ambitious American Play of our time' (Newsweek). This production is recommended for audiences sixteen and up.

Playhouse on Park to Open Season with ANGELS IN AMERICA, 10/1-19
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 4, 2014

Resident co-founder/co-artistic director Sean Harris will be directing the American masterpiece Angels in America: Part 1: Millennium Approaches to kick off Playhouse on Park's sixth season. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, the first part of Tony Kushner's epic depicts life in America during the 1980s. Touching upon the provocative topics of politics, religion, and the AIDS epidemic, Angels in America has been hailed as 'a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama' (New York Times) and 'the most ambitious American Play of our time' (Newsweek). This production is recommended for audiences sixteen and up.

Playhouse on Park Announces Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA, Running 10/1 - 10/19
by Louisa Brady - Aug 22, 2014

Playhouse on Park kicks off its 6th season with the American masterpiece Angels in America: Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award, the first part of Tony Kushner's epic depicts life in America during the 1980s.

Strange Tree Group Presents GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, 6/13-7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

Adapted by Robert Ross Parker of New York's Obie Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre, with the literal translation by Marina Raydun, Goodbye Cruel World 'crackles with comedy, costume changes and terrible tuba playing. In the vein of Strange Trees 2010 Jeff Award-winning Shakespeare's King Phycus, the ensemble is made up of six fearless actors portraying 22 distinctly different parts.'

Strange Tree Group Presents GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, Now thru 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

Adapted by Robert Ross Parker of New York's Obie Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre, with the literal translation by Marina Raydun, Goodbye Cruel World 'crackles with comedy, costume changes and terrible tuba playing. In the vein of Strange Trees 2010 Jeff Award-winning Shakespeare's King Phycus, the ensemble is made up of six fearless actors portraying 22 distinctly different parts.'

Strange Tree Group Presents GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD, 6/13-7/22
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 27, 2012

Adapted by Robert Ross Parker of New York's Obie Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre, with the literal translation by Marina Raydun, Goodbye Cruel World 'crackles with comedy, costume changes and terrible tuba playing. In the vein of Strange Trees 2010 Jeff Award-winning Shakespeare's King Phycus, the ensemble is made up of six fearless actors portraying 22 distinctly different parts.'

The Strange Tree Group Presents THE SPIRIT PLAY, Closes 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

Filled with magic, mystery and live music, The Strange Tree Group brings Chicago's ghosts to life this Halloween season with The Spirit Play. The world premiere production is written by Emily Schwartz and directed by Jimmy McDermott, who last collaborated on the smash hit show The Three Faces of Doctor Crippen, which won 2011 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Best New Work and Best Director. Presented in association with the DCA Theater, The Spirit Play will close at the DCA Theater's Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St., in the heart of Chicago's downtown theater district, on November 6, 2011.

The Strange Tree Group Presents THE SPIRIT PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2011

Filled with magic, mystery and live music, The Strange Tree Group brings Chicago's ghosts to life this Halloween season with The Spirit Play.

The Strange Tree Group Presents THE SPIRIT PLAY, 10/5-11/6
by Kelsey Denette - Sep 8, 2011

Filled with magic, mystery and live music, The Strange Tree Group brings Chicago's ghosts to life this Halloween season with The Spirit Play.

Photo Flash: REEFER MADNESS! THE MUSICAL One-Night-Only
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 20, 2011

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s one-night-only remount of Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney's award-winning spoof, REEFER MADNESS! THE MUSICAL.

Brown Paper Box Co. Presents REEFER MADNESS, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

The Brown Paper Box Co. presents Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney's award-winning spoof, REEFER MADNESS! THE MUSICAL, as a one-night remount fundraiser of their sold-out 2010 hit. Performances are Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Studio BE (3110 N. Sheffield Ave.) in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. Tickets and information can be found at www.brownpaperbox.org or by calling 773.248.5900.

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