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BWW Review: RUTHERFORD AND SON at TimeLine Theatre a Chicago Premiere 107 Years in th Photo BWW Review: RUTHERFORD AND SON at TimeLine Theatre a Chicago Premiere 107 Years in the Making
by Emily McClanathan - Nov 19, 2019

It's rare that modern theatergoers can catch the Chicago premiere of a ground-breaking play written more than a century ago, but TimeLine Theatre is offering this chance with its searing production of Githa Sowerby's RUTHERFORD AND SON. Set in a factory town in northern England, this tense family drama addresses issues of misogyny, classism and industrial unrest in the years leading up to WWI. Though it played to great acclaim in its 1912 London premiere, the backlash following the discovery that playwright a?oeK.G. Sowerbya?? was a woman contributed to its falling out of favor. Following recent revivals over the past several decades, primarily in the UK, Mechelle Moe directs the Chicago premiere of what is now recognized as one of the major plays of the 20th century.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Presents RUTHERFORD AND SON Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Presents RUTHERFORD AND SON
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2019

TimeLine Theatre, furthering its mission of presenting stories that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, will resurrect this Fall a groundbreaking feminist play from the early 20th century, Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby.

TimeLine Introduces Chicago to RUTHERFORD AND SON Photo TimeLine Introduces Chicago to RUTHERFORD AND SON
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2019

TimeLine Theatre, furthering its mission of presenting stories that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, will resurrect this Fall a groundbreaking feminist play from the early 20th century, Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby.

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION... Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2019

Now playing in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre is Steppenwolf for Young Adults's (SYA) second play of the season, We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, written by Jackie Sibblies Drury and directed by Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle.

BWW Review: Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTAT Photo BWW Review: Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 3, 2019

Jackie Sibblies Drury's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…, currently onstage as the second production in Steppenwolf for Young Adults' season, opens up challenging questions about history, who has the right to tell what story, and how best we can represent critical moments from the past without complete information.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION... Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) second play of the 2018-19 season, which asks, "When you feel lost, how do you find your way?" Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle co-direct We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, which will include a tour to six Chicago neighborhoods in partnership with Steppenwolf Education City Connections partners, BUILD, Inc, the Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library. Each stop on the tour is open to the public and will include a community workshop, a performance of the play and a post-show discussion.

Announcing Chicago Neighborhood Tour Of SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION. Photo Announcing Chicago Neighborhood Tour Of SYA's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) second play of the 2018-19 season, which asks, When you feel lost, how do you find your way? Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle co-direct We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German S dwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, which will include a tour to six Chicago neighborhoods in partnership with Steppenwolf Education City Connections partners, BUILD, Inc, the Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library. Each stop on the tour is open to the public and will include a community workshop, a performance of the play and a post-show discussion.

Steppenwolf Announces Cast For Young Adults Upcoming Show Photo Steppenwolf Announces Cast For Young Adults Upcoming Show
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announced full casting for its upcoming production of We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 by Jackie Sibblies Drury, co-directed by Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle. It's the second of SYA's 2018-19 two-play season which asks, "When You Feel Lost, How Do You Find Your Way?" The cast features Will Alan (Actor 3/Another White Man), Taylor Blim (Actor 5/Sarah), Jeffrey Owen Freelon Jr. (Actor 2/Black Man), Michael Holding (Actor 1/White Man), Daniel Kyri (Actor 3/Another Black Man) and Jennifer Latimore (Actor 6/Black Woman).

Cast Announced For Premiere Of KOALAS at 16th Street Theater Photo Cast Announced For Premiere Of KOALAS at 16th Street Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2018

16th Street Theater announces the cast of the world premiere of playwright-in-residence J. Joseph Cox's KOALAS directed by Josh Sobel September 20 - October 27, 2018 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn with a press opening of Thursday, September 27 at 7:30 PM.

Cast Complete for Taylor Mac's HIR at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the complete cast for Hir, a Chicago premiere by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac.

Taylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Hir, a subversive comedy by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac. Directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Hallie Gordon, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (Arnold) and Amy Morton (Paige) with Em Grosland (Max) and Michael Holding (Isaac).

Taylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Hir, a subversive comedy by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac. Directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Hallie Gordon, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (Arnold) and Amy Morton (Paige) with Em Grosland (Max) and Michael Holding (Isaac).

Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Company Presents U.S. Premiere of truth and reconciliation
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2017

 Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 10th anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's powerful and epic journey truth and reconciliation, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green* and featuring a 22-member cast. truth and reconciliation will play March 12 - April 16, 2017 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. 

Sideshow Theatre Company Presents U.S. Premiere of truth and reconciliation
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 10th anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's powerful and epic journey truth and reconciliation, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green* and featuring a 22-member cast. truth and reconciliation will play March 12 - April 16, 2017 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. 

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces Casting for U.S Premiere of truth and reconciliation
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2017

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 22-member cast of its upcoming U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's powerful and epic journey truth and reconciliation, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green*.

Cast Complete for Taylor Mac's HIR at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the complete cast for Hir, a Chicago premiere by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac.

Photo Flash: Steep Theatre's POSH Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Director and Steep Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry returns to Steep to helm the U.S. premiere of Laura Wade's POSH, opening tonight, January 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Steep Theatre's POSH, Opening This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Director and Steep Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry returns to Steep to helm the U.S. premiere of Laura Wade's POSH, opening this Thursday, January 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Photo Flash: First Look- Interrobang Theatre's REALLY REALLY
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 28, 2015

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the Midwest premiere of REALLY REALLY by contemporary American playwright Paul Downs Calaizzo, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost*, playing February 13 - March 15, 2015 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production!

Photo Flash: First Look at Interrobang Theatre's REALLY REALLY
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 16, 2015

Interrobang Theatre Project will continue its 2014-15 season with the Midwest premiere of REALLY REALLY by contemporary American playwright Paul Downs Calaizzo, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost*, playing February 13 - March 15, 2015 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available through the Athenaeum Theatre Box Office at www.athenaeumtheatre.org or by calling (773) 935-6875. The press opening is Sunday, February 15 at 2 pm.

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