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The Factory Theater Announces 28th Season Photo The Factory Theater Announces 28th Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

The Factory Theater has announced its 28th anniversary season of world premieres including Angelina Martinez‚Äôs HOA, September 9 ‚Äď October 22, Shannon O‚ÄôNeill‚Äôs The Kelly Girls, February 17 ‚Äď April 1, 2023 and Len Foote and Scott OKen‚Äôs Lane Call, June 9 ‚Äď July 22, 2023 and the late night variety show series Factory After Dark.

On The Quays to Present REEMERGENCE: LIVE Photo On The Quays to Present REEMERGENCE: LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

On The Quays will present REEMERGENCE: LIVE, a night of music, dance, and drag inspired by their visual album, REEMERGENCE, at Chelsea Music Hall at 7pm EST on Monday, October 25th. This event is free to the public.

On The Quays Presents REEMERGENCE: A Queer Visual Album Photo On The Quays Presents REEMERGENCE: A Queer Visual Album
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021

Reemergence is a 5-chapter Queer experience that spans 5 different time periods through the artistic lens of 5 different directors -- Darren Lee (Pacific Overtures, Miss Saigon), Catriona Rubenis-Stevens (e.ro.sion), Nicola Murphy (Stop/Over), Zhailon Levingston (Tina, Broadway Advocacy Coalition), and Matt Engle (Much Ado About Nothing).

Gerard Canonico, Janet Krupin, Jonathan Christopher and More to Take Part in STILL HO Photo Gerard Canonico, Janet Krupin, Jonathan Christopher and More to Take Part in STILL HOME...FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH ON THE QUAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

Stay home, stay warm, and stay cozy! Spend a cozy afternoon of holiday music with On The Quays with 'Still Home...For The Holidays with On The Quays' - an old fashioned holiday special for the very modern Zoom world.

The Factory Theater Presents XMAS WAR: ENDGAME Photo The Factory Theater Presents XMAS WAR: ENDGAME
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2019

The Factory Theater presents the continuation of last year's holiday special, Xmas War, with Xmas War: ENDGAME, December 13 - 21 at Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. Factory Theater's holiday production is a double feature with the company performing last year's show and then continuing the story with this year's sequel. The production runs for two weekends only, Friday, Dec. 13 and 20 and Saturday, Dec. 14 and 21, at 8 p.m. Xmas War: ENDGAME is directed by Matt Engle and written by Scott OKen. Tickets are $15 each, and may be purchased through the Box Office by calling 866-811-4111 or by visiting TheFactoryTheater.com.

Vince Johnson's Philly Kerplop Presents BLAOW! COSMOS? At Fringe Arts Photo Vince Johnson's Philly Kerplop Presents BLAOW! COSMOS? At Fringe Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2019

Blaow! Cosmos? Is a theatrical wormhole. Two dancers are ripped in and out of interdimensional vortexes, landing in various alternate realities where they are split between their identities as performers and alien alter-egos. Postmodern dance vignettes intertwine with parody, code switching, poetry, and general freakiness.The chaos gives rise to a survey of dance modalities offered by performers William Robinson and Nikolai McKenzie. Matt Engle plays original compositions that feature upright bass, loop pedals and a sample machine. The performers interact with objects made by multimedia artist Paige Fetchen. 

Live Love Shop Rogers Park Rebate Program Will Kick Off on  November 30 Photo Live Love Shop Rogers Park Rebate Program Will Kick Off on November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019

The nonprofit Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) announces a community-wide, month-long holiday celebration with its annual Live Love Shop Rogers Park rebate program, kicking off on Small Business Saturday, November 30, and running through December 31.

WalkUpArts Presents NIGHT OF FEAR Photo WalkUpArts Presents NIGHT OF FEAR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

If you love trick or treating as much as interactive performance, join the hosts and ghosts at WalkUpArts for our second annual NIGHT OF FEAR. We're presenting five performances in three apartments, with a few surprises along the way. This one-night-only experience is for 10 people at a time, and will feature all of your WalkUpArts favorites: music, interaction, stop-motion, and lots of wine. Come take a walk with us and let's talk about everything we're afraid of.

The Factory Theater Welcoms New Ensemble Members Photo The Factory Theater Welcoms New Ensemble Members
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

The Factory Theater is proud to announce five new members of its artistic ensemble: Brittney Brown, Jose M. Cervantes, Ashley Yates, Michael Jones and Jennifer Betancourt.  Factory's ensemble members write all of the Factory's original plays and have full voting rights in the company, including season selection, leadership election and accepting new ensemble members. They are also forced to do arduous chores like helping with strike and manning the box office. 

The Factory Theater Announces Its 2019 ‚Ä" 2020 Season And New Leadership Roles Photo The Factory Theater Announces Its 2019 ‚Ä" 2020 Season And New Leadership Roles
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

The Factory Theater is proud to announce its 27th anniversary season of world premieres at its Rogers Park home. The 2019 - 2020 Season includes Scott OKen's Oh Sh#t! It's Haunted!, September 27 - November 9; Mike Beyer and Kirk Pynchon's Last Night in Karaoke Town, February 14 - March 28, 2020 and Angelina Martinez's The HOA, June 12 - July 25, 2020. The Factory Theater, celebrating five years on Howard Street in Rogers Park, continues the tradition it established at Season One: producing original, impactful, timely work that is important to the company, its ensemble and Chicago. The Factory's core values and unique sense of humor have not changed, and it continues to do what it does best: unabashedly entertain its audience totally and completely. 

Factory Theater Announces THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN Photo Factory Theater Announces THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

The Factory Theater begins its 26th season with The Darkness After Dawn, October 19 - December 1, at the Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago. The play is written by Factory Theater Co-Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winning playwright Manny Tamayo and directed by Factory Theater Ensemble Member Mandy Walsh.

New York City's On the Quays Will Present STOP/OVER As Part Of Dublin Fringe Fest Photo New York City's On the Quays Will Present STOP/OVER As Part Of Dublin Fringe Fest
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2018

On The Quays, a New York City based production company aimed at producing works that promote inclusivity, has announced it will present the world premiere production of Gary Duggan's STOP/OVER, a swift new play about rekindled friendship, as part of the 2018 Dublin Fringe Festival. Directed by Nicola Murphy, and supported by The Arts Council of Ireland,FringeLab, and The Lir Academy, The Production will run September 12th-23rd on the third floor of The Chocolate Factory (26 Kings Inn Street).

Photo Flash: First Look at BELOVED/DEPARTED Photo Photo Flash: First Look at BELOVED/DEPARTED
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2018

Linked Dance Theatre's original immersive dance theater piece, Beloved/Departed, has begun performances of its Off-Off-Broadway debut at The Center at West Park (located at 165 West 86th Street, at Amsterdam Avenue). This strictly limited engagement will run through May 18, 2018.

The Center At West Park & Linked Dance Theatre Present BELOVED/DEPARTED Photo The Center At West Park & Linked Dance Theatre Present BELOVED/DEPARTED
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2018

The Center at West Park(165 West 86th Street) Linked Dance Theatre is thrilled to announce that Beloved/Departed will make its Off-Off-Broadway debut at The Center at West Park (located at 165 West 86th Street, at Amsterdam Avenue) beginning Thursday, April 26, 2018. This strictly limited engagement will run through May 18, 2018.

Photo Flash: On The Quays Celebrates Works Of Female Filmmakers At The Quay Players Photo Photo Flash: On The Quays Celebrates Works Of Female Filmmakers At The Quay Players
by Julie Musbach - Mar 30, 2018

On The Quays, in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center, celebrated the works of female filmmakers at The Quay Players screening on March 29th. 

On The Quays to Return to The Green Room 42 with #HOWABOUTLOVE?: HOLIDAY EDITION Photo On The Quays to Return to The Green Room 42 with #HOWABOUTLOVE?: HOLIDAY EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

On The Quays, a NYC-based international production company, will return to The Green Room 42 with '#howaboutlove?: Holiday Edition,' a festive evening of music, holiday cheer, and love.

On The Quays to Return to The Green Room 42 with #HOWABOUTLOVE?: HOLIDAY EDITION Photo On The Quays to Return to The Green Room 42 with #HOWABOUTLOVE?: HOLIDAY EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

On The Quays, a NYC-based international production company, will return to The Green Room 42 with '#howaboutlove?: Holiday Edition,' a festive evening of music, holiday cheer, and love.

Gerard Canonico and On The Quays' Cast Of RENT To Perform And Sign RENT FAQ At Barnes Photo Gerard Canonico and On The Quays' Cast Of RENT To Perform And Sign RENT FAQ At Barnes & Noble
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2017

Gerard Canonico (Groundhog Day, American Idiot, Spring Awakening), Janet Krupin (Bring It On, If/Then) and On The Quays' cast of RENT will celebrate the release of Tom Rowan's RENT FAQ with a book signing and in-store performance at the Bookfair at Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side (150 East 86th Street NYC), November 14 at 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble will contribute a percentage of all sales made in person or online with a special On the Quays voucher.

GROUNDHOG DAY's Gerard Canonico Joins On The Quays And Cas Di Cultura's Aruban Premie Photo GROUNDHOG DAY's Gerard Canonico Joins On The Quays And Cas Di Cultura's Aruban Premiere Of RENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Gerard Canonico (Groundhog Day, American Idiot, Spring Awakening) has joined cast of On The Quays and Cas Di Cultura's Aruban production of 'RENT'.

On The Quays to Host THE #HOWABOUTLOVE? TOUR LONG ISLAND at Backstage Nite Club Photo On The Quays to Host THE #HOWABOUTLOVE? TOUR LONG ISLAND at Backstage Nite Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

On The Quays, a NYC-based international production company will present 'The #howaboutlove? Tour: LONG ISLAND', a benefit concert in their series of 'Hometown Concerts - the How About Love Tour' at Backstage at Woodmere Lanes today, October 7th at 3:00 p.m.

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