Photo Flash: First Look at About Face Theatre's THE SECRETARIES
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

About Face Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey and Tony Award winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home). Directed by Bonnie Metzgar, THE SECRETARIES will play now through June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, May 12 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

About Face Theatre to Present THE SECRETARIES at Theater Wit, 5/6-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

About Face Theatre is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey and Tony Award winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home). Directed by Bonnie Metzgar, THE SECRETARIES will play May 6 - June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.aboutfacetheatre.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

About Face Theatre'e THE SECRETARIES to Run 5/6-6/12 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

 About Face Theatre is pleased to continue its 20th Anniversary Season with the Chicago premiere of the dark comedy THE SECRETARIES by The Five Lesbian Brothers, directed by Bonnie Metzgar, playing May 6 - June 12, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 28, 2016 at www.aboutfacetheatre.org, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Woolly Mammoth's WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD
by Ellen Burns - Sep 13, 2015

Lettuce and laughter were being tossed in abundance at last night's opening, and world premiere, of playwright Sheila Callaghan's new play, WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD, the inaugural production of Woolly Mammoth's 36th season. The play is among the more than fifty works by women being featured in DC theaters during the Women's Voices Theater Festival this fall. Woolly Mammoth has a well-earned reputation for presenting bold works that challenge audiences, and push the boundaries of how stories are being told on stage. WOMEN LAUGHING is a perfect fit for Woolly Mammoth, and for the cast and creative team who have crafted this piece. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to Present WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD, 9/7-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its first production of Season 36, the world premiere of Women Laughing Alone with Salad by playwright Sheila Callaghan, directed by Kip Fagan. Women Laughing Alone with Salad will run from September 7 to October 4 as part of the inaugural Women's Voices Theater Festival. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre's THE DROWNING GIRLS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham, Daniela Vlaskalic and Charlie Tomlinson and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Melanie Keller at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., tonight, April 30 - June 6. (more...)

Signal Ensemble Theatre's THE DROWNING GIRLS Begins 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Signal Ensemble Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham, Daniela Vlaskalic and Charlie Tomlinson and directed by Signal Ensemble Member Melanie Keller at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., April 30 - June 6. Previews are Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. Opening/Press night is Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Regular performances are Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $23 for single tickets, $15 for industry/students/seniors/groups and $12 for previews. Tickets may be purchased by calling 773.698.7389 or by visiting www.signalensemble.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WALK ACROSS AMERICA FOR MOTHER EARTH, Part of Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, presented by Chicago storefront theater companies, is running in the Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, now through April 26. Scroll down for a first look at Red Tape Theatre's The Walk Across America for Mother Earth by Taylor Mac, with music by Ellen Maddow! (more...)

HEAT WAVE, ANGRY F*GS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 today, February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015 - ANGRY F*GS, HEAT WAVE & 'MOTHER EARTH'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the actors in rehearsal! (more...)

HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: WE MUST BREATHE at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater hosted We Must Breathe: A Response from Chicago Playwrights and Poets, a special event gathering members of Chicago's artistic community to share their views on discrimination, race and inequality and engage Chicagoans in a discussion about these social issues. We Must Breathe featured performances from poets and playwrights directed by Victory Gardens' Associate Artistic Producer Joanie Schultz, and a forum discussion on the performance topics, moderated by Congo Square Theatre's Artistic Director Samuel Roberson. The event was held last night, December 18, 2014 at 7:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Casting for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015 Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Now in its sixth year, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Garage Rep 2015, featuring three cutting-edge Chicago companies producing bold work in rotating repertory for ten weeks under Steppenwolf's banner. This year's Garage Rep features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. Casting and creative teams for each production included below. Performances run February 20, 2015 - April 26, 2015 in the Garage Theatre (1624 N. Halsted St.). Press weekend is March 7 and 8. Single tickets ($20) are now available through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), at ?312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

MARIE ANTOINETTE, GRAND CONCOURSE and More Set for Steppenwolf's 2015 Season; Tickets Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off the New Year with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette (February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015), a modern, witty take on the young queen of France by David Adjmi (Elective Affinities, 3C) and directed by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy). Next is the US premiere of The Herd (April 2, 2015 - June 7, 2015), the deftly comic story of a suburban English family by actor-playwright Rory Kinnear. Ensemble member and Tony Award winner Frank Galati directs in place of previously announced director K. Todd Freeman, who had an artistic scheduling conflict. Ensemble member Lois Smith joins the cast of The Herd, which features fellow ensemble members Francis Guinan and John Mahoney. (more...)

MARIE ANTOINETTE, GRAND CONCOURSE and More Set for Steppenwolf's 2015 Season; Tickets Go on Sale 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company kicks off the New Year with the Chicago premiere production of Marie Antoinette (February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015), a modern, witty take on the young queen of France by David Adjmi (Elective Affinities, 3C) and directed by Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy). Next is the US premiere of The Herd (April 2, 2015 - June 7, 2015), the deftly comic story of a suburban English family by actor-playwright Rory Kinnear. Ensemble member and Tony Award winner Frank Galati directs in place of previously announced director K. Todd Freeman, who had an artistic scheduling conflict. Ensemble member Lois Smith joins the cast of The Herd, which features fellow ensemble members Francis Guinan and John Mahoney. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/1 for Complicite's MNEMONIC at Red Tape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Casting has been completed for Red Tape Theatre's (RTT) upcoming production of Mnemonic by Complicite, presented in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Ray. (Full cast list below) Tickets for this Chicago Premiere will go on sale Friday, August 1st, 2014 at www.redtapetheatre.org. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/1 for Complicite's MNEMONIC at Red Tape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Casting has been completed for Red Tape Theatre's (RTT) upcoming production of Mnemonic by Complicite, presented in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Ray. (Full cast list below) Tickets for this Chicago Premiere will go on sale Friday, August 1st, 2014 at www.redtapetheatre.org. (more...)

DO-GOODER Extends Through 3/1 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Jeff-Recommended world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's Do-Gooder will extend through Today, March 1 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. Directed by Artistic Director Ann Filmer, Do-Gooder is the first show in 16th Street's Season Seven 2014: How to Be Good. (more...)

DO-GOODER Extends Through 3/1 at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Jeff-Recommended world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's Do-Gooder will extend through Saturday, March 1 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn. Directed by Artistic Director Ann Filmer, Do-Gooder is the first show in 16th Street's Season Seven 2014: How to Be Good. (more...)

DO-GOODER World Premiere to Open 16th Street's New Season, 1/16-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

The world premiere of Laura Jacqmin's DO-GOODER opens 16th Street Theater's Season Seven performing January 16 - February 22, 2014 at 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 PM. Directed by Artistic Director Ann Filmer, Do-Gooder is the first show in 16th Street's Season Seven 2014: How to Be Good. (more...)

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