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2019 Animation Hall of Fame Recipients Announced Photo 2019 Animation Hall of Fame Recipients Announced
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Animation Magazine has unveiled its list of this year's distinguished Animation Hall of Fame Game-Changers award recipients. The honorees will receive their awards at the World Animation & VFX Summit Opening Night Party on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the newly remodeled The Garland Hotel in N. Hollywood, Calif.

Martha Reeves to Perform a Tribute to First Lady Betty Ford Photo Martha Reeves to Perform a Tribute to First Lady Betty Ford
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Each year, to honor and celebrate the legacy of first lady Betty Ford, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation hosts the America's First Ladies Luncheon Series. This year's presentation, “Inside the White House: Behind the Scenes of the First Lady's Office,” will feature Anita McBride, former chief of staff to first lady Laura Bush; Tina Tchen, former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama; and Chef Roland Mesnier, former White House pastry chef. 

Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project Launches Four New Musicals Photo Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project Launches Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), where the hit Broadway musical Come From Away was first developed, will provide audiences with the chance to be among the first to see CMTP's four new projects.

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents SWORD OF THE UNICORN Photo Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents SWORD OF THE UNICORN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

'Sword of the Unicorn' is an original play written and directed by Harrison Stengle. Unlike the vast majority of fantasy and sci-fi stories, which exclude or ignore LGBTQ narratives, it takes on a surrealistic sci-fi interpretation of what it is like for the play's hero, Sebastian, to come out to his father. Sebastian travels across the cosmos to obtain the mythical Sword of the Unicorn while overcoming his fears and doubts about his sexuality.

Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project Announces 2017 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Sheridan College's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), under the leadership of Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean, Visual and Performing Arts, is an international centre of excellence for the development of new musicals in Canada. Since its inception in 2011, 15 shows have been incubated and continue their development in various stages: Four have enjoyed professional premieres, including Come From Away, which opened on Broadway in 2017 and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical.

Strawdog Theatre Company Extends ONCE IN A LIFETIME
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the extension and special events for its final main stage production in the 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at the theatre Strawdog called home for the last 26 years.  

Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's ONCE IN A LIFETIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland present the final main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at Strawdog's Broadway home for 26 years*, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME, running now through June 4, directed by Damon Kiely. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Kauffman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Begins Tonight at Strawdog
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland present the final main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at Strawdog's Broadway home for 26 years*, George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME. The production begins tonight, April 22, and continues through June 4, directed by Damon Kiely, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St.

Strawdog Theatre Company Sets Final Production at Long-Time Home
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the final main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at Strawdog's Broadway home for 26 years*, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Once in a Lifetime, April 22 - June 4, directed by Damon Kiely, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. Previews are Friday, April 22 and 29, Saturday, April 23 and 30 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 24 and May 1 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, April 28 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Monday, May 2 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. An industry performance is Monday, May 9 at 8 p.m. and a fully accessible performance in conjunction with the Access Project at Victory Gardens is Thursday, May 12 at 8 p.m.** Preview tickets are $15 with regular run tickets $28 - 30, they may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available.

Kauffman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME to Close Strawdog's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland have announced the final main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at Strawdog's Broadway home for 26 years*, George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME, April 22 - June 4, directed by Damon Kiely, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St.

Raven Theatre Sets 'SHERLOCK HOLMES' Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Michael Menendian, co-Artistic Director of Raven Theatre and co-author (with John Weagly) of the script, has announced Rachel Edwards Harvith will direct Raven's dramatization with music of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's only Sherlock Holmes mystery set around the holidays. The play, based on Conan Doyle's 'The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle', follows Holmes' investigation into the disappearance of a precious gem owned by a countess and its reappearance in the cooked holiday goose of an ordinary Londoner.

Tapman Productions Presents LA RAISON D'ETRE at the Athenaeum Theatre, Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce the second production in their 2015 season, La Raison d'Être, tonight, May 28 - June 7, at the Athenaeum Theatre, Studio 3, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Press night is tonight, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Tapman Productions to Present LA RAISON D'ETRE at the Athenaeum Theatre, 5/28 - 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce the second production in their 2015 season, La Raison d'Être, May 28 - June 7, at the Athenaeum Theatre, Studio 3, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Press night is Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets to La Raison d'Être are on sale now and can be purchased at the theatre box office, at www.athenaeumtheatre.org or by calling 773.935.6875. For more information on Tapman Productions visit www.tapmanproductions.com.

Tapman Productions Kicks Off Inaugural Season with THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce an inaugural full-length season at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. The season includes three original productions: The Adventures of Tapman (January 28 - February 8, 2015) featuring a tap dancing superhero, The Tapmen Repertory Performance (May 29 - June 7, 2015), a unique collaboration integrating tap dance and modern dance and Tapman Productions presents MADD Rhythms (September 11 - 20, 2015), a performance that showcases fellow tap dance company, MADD Rhythms.

Tapman Productions to Kick Off Inaugural Season with THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN, Jan 28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce an inaugural full-length season at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. The season includes three original productions: The Adventures of Tapman (January 28 - February 8, 2015) featuring a tap dancing superhero, The Tapmen Repertory Performance (May 29 - June 7, 2015), a unique collaboration integrating tap dance and modern dance and Tapman Productions presents MADD Rhythms (September 11 - 20, 2015), a performance that showcases fellow tap dance company, MADD Rhythms.

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Kokandy Productions present their Season 2014 closer - ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS opened on Saturday, June 14 at 8:00pm, and runs at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont in Chicago, and continues through Sunday, July 20, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the show's opening night celebrations!

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances today, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014.

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014.

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS & ASSASSINS Set for Kokandy Productions' 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

With the debut of their all-musical 2014 season, Kokandy Productions announces itself as Chicago's newest non-Equity musical theater company, dedicated to producing high-stakes musical theater pieces that authentically mine the emotional truth of the human experience and explore complex, challenging themes.

QPAC to Present BRASSFEST, 5-6 Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is proud to present Australia's community banding event BRASSFEST, a kaleidoscope of colour, music and exhilarating sound across two jam-packed days from Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 October 2013.

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