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Goodman Theater To Present Live Streamed Productions Of THE SOUND INSIDE, OHIO STATE  Photo Goodman Theater To Present Live Streamed Productions Of THE SOUND INSIDE, OHIO STATE MURDERS, & I HATE IT HERE
by Alan Henry - May 13, 2021

Technology, videography and stage production come together for the new Live series, Goodman Theatre’s next step towards resuming in-person performances. Accessible via multiple video cameras, each performance of three new productions—including two Chicago premieres and a major revival—are streamed live online for real-time consumption by audiences at home.

THE SOUND INSIDE, OHIO STATE MURDERS & I HATE IT HERE to be Presented in New Goodman  Photo THE SOUND INSIDE, OHIO STATE MURDERS & I HATE IT HERE to be Presented in New Goodman Theatre Virtual Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

Technology, videography and stage production come together for Goodman Theatre's new Live series. Accessible via multiple video cameras, each performance of three new productions—including two Chicago premieres and a major revival—are streamed live online for real-time consumption by audiences at home.

BWW Review: CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND: Feel the Beat at Merrimack Repertory Theatre Photo BWW Review: CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND: Feel the Beat at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 23, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago and City Theatre in Pittsburgh, presents Lauren Yee's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND, a play that fuses history, family legacy, and rock concert to illustrate the power and importance of music. It focuses on a daughter's attempt to unearth family history by journeying to Cambodia, her father's homeland, and searching for a survivor from a brutal Khmer Rouge prison whose testimony could seal the fate of its tyrannical overseer.

CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Arrives At Merrimack Repertory Theatre October 16 Photo CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Arrives At Merrimack Repertory Theatre October 16
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the East Coast Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, directed by Marti Lyons and featuring the songs of Dengue Fever, Sinn Sisamouth, Voy Ho, and Rose Serey Sothea, from October 16 to November 10 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner. Cambodian Rock Band is a co-production with Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago and City Theatre in Pittsburgh.

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 Stephi Wild - 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.

Victory Gardens Theater Extends CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo Victory Gardens Theater Extends CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2019

Due to popular demand, Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of its critically acclaimed production of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band now runs through May 12, 2019, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

Victory Gardens Theater Presents Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo Victory Gardens Theater Presents Chicago Premiere Of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the Chicago Premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee, featuring songs by Dengue Fever and directed by Marti Lyons. Cambodian Rock Band runs April 5 - May 5, 2010, with press performance on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Victory Gardens is also pleased to announce a partnership with Lincoln Hall to present Dengue Fever in concert on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Casting Announced for Electrifying New MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare Photo Casting Announced for Electrifying New MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 19, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Mary Stuart, Peter Oswald's electrifying new take on the famously bitter rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England. The two fiercely independent women at the center of the showdown are portrayed by acclaimed actresses K.K. Moggie as Mary and Kellie Overbey as Elizabeth. Award-winning director Jenn Thompson, former artistic director of The Actors Company Theater (named Company of the Year by The Wall Street Journal), stages the production in CST's Courtyard Theater, February 21 April 15, 2018.

Casting Complete for Goodman's GLORIA, UNCLE VANYA, DESTINY OF DESIRE and KING OF THE YEES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces complete casting and creative teams for four Winter/Spring 2017 productions - one world premiere Goodman commission and three Chicago premieres - continuing the 2016/2017 'Essential Goodman' season.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Pearl Theatre Company's STUPID FU**ING BIRD
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2016

The Pearl Theatre Company is pleased to present the New York premiere of Stupid Fu**ing Bird, Aaron Posner's award-winning wry riff on Anton Chekhov's masterpiece The Seagull. Directed by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Davis McCallum, the production, running through May 8, scoops up Chekhov's tale of unrequited love, missed opportunities, and misplaced dreams and sets it down squarely in the bustle of 21st century life. With its rebellious title evoking Constantine's subversive play-within-a-play from the original, it captures the heartbreaking humor of the tale while playing as brilliantly with dramatic form as Chekhov himself once did.

Route 66 Theatre Co.'s NO WAKE Transfers to Los Angeles Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Route 66 Theatre Company, in association with the LA-based VS. Theatre Company, is pleased to announce the transfer of its hit Chicago production NO WAKE to Los Angeles. Written by William Donnelly and directed by Kimberly Senior, NO WAKE's West Coast premiere will play tonight, February 25, through March 19, 2016 at VS. Theatre Company, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. The press opening is Saturday, February 27 at 8 pm.

Route 66 & VS. Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere Of NO WAKE
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 15, 2016

Chicago-based Route 66 Theatre Company, in association with VS. Theatre Company, is pleased to announce the transfer of the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit Chicago production of NO WAKEby William Donnelly and directed by Kimberly Senior (Sex With Strangers - Geffen Playhouse, Disgraced - Mark Taper Forum) to VS. Theatre. The West Coast premiere of NO WAKE will preview on Thursday, February 25; will open on Friday, February 26 and perform through Saturday, March 19, 2016 at VS. Theatre Company, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles.

Route 66 Theatre Co.'s NO WAKE to Transfer to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Route 66 Theatre Company, in association with the LA-based VS. Theatre Company, is pleased to announce the transfer of its hit Chicago production NO WAKE to Los Angeles. Written by William Donnelly and directed by Kimberly Senior, NO WAKE's West Coast premiere will play February 25 - March 19, 2016 at VS. Theatre Company, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. The press opening is Saturday, February 27 at 8 pm.

Photo Flash: First Look at Route 66 Theatre Company's NO WAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Route 66 Theatre company begins its 2016 season with the Midwest premiere of NO WAKE, by William Donnelly, directed by Kimberly Senior, playing now through February 7, 2016 at its resident home, The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is Sunday, January 10 at 3 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Route 66 Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of NO WAKE
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 9, 2015

Route 66 Theatre company is pleased to begin its 2016 season with the Midwest premiere of NO WAKE, by William Donnelly, directed by Kimberly Senior, playing January 6 - February 7, 2016 at its resident home, The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for NO WAKE are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, by calling (773) 404-7336 or in person at the Greenhouse Theater Center Box Office. The press opening is Sunday, January 10 at 3 pm.

Route 66 Theatre Presents NO WAKE at The Greenhouse Theater Center - Midwest Premiere
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 10, 2015

Route 66 Theatre company is pleased to continue its 2015-16 season with the Midwest premiere of NO WAKE, by William Donnelly, directed by Kimberly Senior, playing January 6 - February 7, 2016 at its resident home, The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Main Stage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for NO WAKE go on sale Monday, November 30, 2015

BWW Reviews: BUZZER at The Goodman a Revelation
by Cara Winter - Feb 19, 2014

Tracey Scott Wilson's 'Buzzer' at The Goodman Theatre is a thought-provoking look at racial tensions and pervasive sexism in a not-yet-gentrified urban neighborhood, as seen through the eyes of an affluent interracial couple and their recovering-addict friend who moves in with them.

Nathan Cooper, Brennan Dougherty & More to Join Lara Filip & Jason Collins in SIGNS OF LIFE at Victory Gardens Theater; Full Cast Announced
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 15, 2013

SIGNS OF LIFE, A Tale of Terezin, is thrilled to announce the full cast for its Chicago premiere this fall at the Zacek McVay Theater at Victory Gardens Theater (2433 N Lincoln Ave). SIGNS OF LIFE will play Chicago for a limited six week engagement September 18 - October 27, 2013.

Redmoon Announces Chicago Tour of URBAN INTERVENTIONS
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 7, 2012

The large-scale spectacle and public art group Redmoon is proud to announce dates for the URBAN INTERVENTIONS tour of Chicagoland from June 18th to October 14th, 2012. Beginning in June, throughout the summer and across the city, Redmoon will deliver a series of original events in order to intervene into different urban scenarios and disrupt Chicagoans' daily routines. Redmoon is partnering with communities in the North, South, and West to share its art and theater at local festivals, parades, and other public gatherings. Each event will feature one of three highly engineered central objects working in concert with a team of artists and performers to support the unique stories that Redmoon has to tell, designed with the goal of creating spontaneous celebration and community within each urban locale.

Writers’ Theatre Presents Randall Colburn’s Hesperia Thru 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Writers' Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 20th Anniversary Season with Hesperia by Randall Colburn, directed by Associate Artistic Director Stuart Carden.

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