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52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Hosts 2020 Gala, ROOT BALL in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.

americUS Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse Photo americUS Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

The award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble Universes will bring its groundbreaking style of live storytelling to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park with the world premiere of americUS. With support from The Rosenthal Family Foundation, this infusion of slam poetry, music, dance and theatre runs from Feb. 1 through March 8, with opening night on Feb. 6 at the Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre.

A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER? Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Will Present Chicago Premiere of DO YOU FEEL ANGER?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Ensemble Member Jess McLeod. Do You Feel Anger? runs January 23 - March 15, 2020 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. The press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Do You Feel Anger? go on sale December 16, 2019.

Steppenwolf, SIX, and More Take Home Equity Jeff Awards; Full List! Photo Steppenwolf, SIX, and More Take Home Equity Jeff Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Ceremony took place on October 21, 2019, during a spirited evening at Drury Lane Oakbrook. 'Frankenstein,' produced by Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, took home five awards, including Best Production a?' Play in the Midsize category. Court Theatre also took home five awards, including the coveted Ensemble Award for 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf' and four awards for a?oePhotograph 51.a?? Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of 'Downstate' received the Jeff Award for Best Production - Play in the Large category. The award for Best Production - Musical in the Large category went to 'Six' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and the award for Best Production - Musical in the Midsize category went to 'Caroline, or Change,' produced by Firebrand Theatre in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company.

Photo Flash: Court Theatre Presents August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II Photo Photo Flash: Court Theatre Presents August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Court Theatre presents for August Wilson's King Hedley II, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. King Hedley II runs through October 13, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. 

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Photo Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of GREY HOUSE Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces Casting For The World Premiere Of GREY HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the world premiere of Grey House, written by Ensemble Member Levi Holloway and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Grey House runs October 10 a?" December 1, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago.  The press performance is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Single tickets for Grey House go on sale Monday, September 9, 2019.

Photo Flash: Inside The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY Photo Photo Flash: Inside The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung'sWOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Court Theatre Announces Casting For KING HEDLEY II Photo Court Theatre Announces Casting For KING HEDLEY II
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, has announced casting for August Wilson's King Hedley II, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. King Hedley II runs September 12 - October 13, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm.

The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY Photo The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble Photo A Red Orchid Theatre Announces New Members To Its Artistic Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre announces the addition of eight new members to the Artistic Ensemble: Karen Aldridge, Myron Elliott-Cisneros, Levi Holloway, Travis A. Knight, Jess McLeod, Sadieh Rifai, Grant Sabin, and Steve Schine. A Red Orchid also welcomes two Resident Stage Managers Stephanie Heller and Christa van Baale.

Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY Photo Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Gift Theatre announces casting for its Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny, and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's DOUBT: A PARABLE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's DOUBT: A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The Gift Theatre launches its 18th season with a revival of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE, presented as a part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series.

Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen Mc Photo Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen McCafferty's MOJO MICKYBO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Irish Theatre of Chicago (ITC), Chicago's only professional theater company dedicated to presenting works that reflect the culture and history of Ireland, is pleased to bring the remount of its critically acclaimed 2009 production of Owen McCafferty's one act MOJO MICKYBO to The Davis Theatre

Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen Mc Photo Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen McCafferty's MOJO MICKYBO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Irish Theatre of Chicago (ITC), Chicago's only professional theater company dedicated to presenting works that reflect the culture and history of Ireland, is pleased to bring the remount of its critically acclaimed 2009 production of Owen McCafferty's one act MOJO MICKYBO to The Davis Theatre

Photo Flash: First Look at A Red Orchid Theatre's FULFILLMENT CENTER Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A Red Orchid Theatre's FULFILLMENT CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler, directed by Jess McLeod, and featuring Ensemble Member Natalie West, Artistic Associate Steve Schine, Jose Nateras, and Toya Turner. Fulfillment Center runs January 31 - March 24, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

A Red Orchid Concludes Season With Eugene Ionesco's KILLING GAME Beginning May 2 Photo A Red Orchid Concludes Season With Eugene Ionesco's KILLING GAME Beginning May 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

A Red Orchid Theatre presents Eugene Ionesco's Killing Game, directed by Ensemble Member Dado, and featuring Ensemble Members Lance Baker and Doug Vickers. Killing Game runs May 2 June 23, 2019 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells in Chicago. Press performances are scheduled for Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Killing Game go on sale Monday, April 1 at 12:00pm.

Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen Mc Photo Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen McCafferty's MOJO MICKYBO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Irish Theatre of Chicago (ITC), Chicago's only professional theater company dedicated to presenting works that reflect the culture and history of Ireland, is pleased to bring the remount of its critically acclaimed 2009 production of Owen McCafferty's one act MOJO MICKYBO to The Davis Theatre

The Gift Theatre's DOUBT: A PARABLE Begins February 27 Photo The Gift Theatre's DOUBT: A PARABLE Begins February 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The Gift Theatre is pleased to launch its 18th season with a revival of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE, presented as a part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series.

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