Steppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of MS.BLAKK FOR PRESIDENTSteppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of MS.BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the full casting for the world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith. (more...)

The House Theatre Presents PINOCCHIOThe House Theatre Presents PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The House Theatre of Chicago continues their 2018 -2019 season with the beloved tale of Pinocchio at The Chopin Theatre upstairs theatre, 1543 W. Division, March 28 - May 19. This world premiere of the classic story inspired by the works of Carlo Collodi has been adapted for the stage by Company Members Joseph Steakley and Ben Lobpries. The House Theatre of Chicago's rendition of Pinocchio features the direction of Company Member Chris Mathews. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Dec 1, 2018

The Goodman Theatre's annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, now in its 41st year, embraces Charles Dickens' world with all of its Victorian charm. And rightly so: after all, Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, are largely credited with popularizing Christmas traditions in Britain. Between these royals and the legacy of Dickens' beloved tale, nothing says 'Christmas' quite like carolers in top hats and gas lamps glowing in the London fog. (more...)

Firebrand Theatre Presents YOU OUGHTA KNOW: A TRIBUTE TO FIREBRANDS OF THE 90sFirebrand Theatre Presents YOU OUGHTA KNOW: A TRIBUTE TO FIREBRANDS OF THE 90s
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Celebrate the fierce femmes of the '90s with Firebrand Theatre! Firebrand presents YOU OUGHTA KNOW: A TRIBUTE TO FIREBRANDS OF THE '90s on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 8 pm at Elastic Arts, 3429 W. Diversey Ave. #208, in Chicago. (more...)

Teens 4 Young Audiences Performances Of JUNGLE BOOK (Kids) Open June 2Teens 4 Young Audiences Performances Of JUNGLE BOOK (Kids) Open June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Windy City Performs, Chicago's fastest-growing professional theatre and school, is pleased to present an innovative new take on the Theatre for Young Audiences genre. The Company's new 'Teens 4 Young Audiences' or 'TeenYA,' is an exciting new program designed to give high-school-age students the opportunity to design, direct, produce and create educational activities for Disney's The Jungle Book - presented over two weekends in June. (more...)

Jennifer Reeder's SIGNATURE MOVE Starring Fawzia Mirza Releases 2/9Jennifer Reeder's SIGNATURE MOVE Starring Fawzia Mirza Releases 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Jennifer Reeder's SIGNATURE MOVE Starring Fawzia Mirza Releases 2/9 (more...)

Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

More Chicagoland families now have the opportunity to experience A Christmas Carol as Goodman Theatre offers its first-ever sensory-friendly/relaxed performance. Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks-Chicago, the Goodman welcomes families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Concludes 40th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL with 'Tiny Tim Drive'Goodman Theatre Concludes 40th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL with 'Tiny Tim Drive'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Goodman Theatre and Candlelighters NYC partner for the launch of the theater's Tiny Tim Drive a charitable effort during A Christmas Carol that spotlights one service organization selected by the young performer portraying Tiny Tim. Candlelighters NYC from which 10-year-old actor Paris Strickland has personally benefited supports families who travel to New York City for pediatric cancer treatment. (more...)

VIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROLVIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years. This year's spotlight falls on Paris Strickland, the adorable 10 year-old girl with a miraculous story of her own. CBS Sunday Morning chatted with the young actress and her Goodman company. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

More Chicagoland families now have the opportunity to experience A Christmas Carol as Goodman Theatre offers its first-ever sensory-friendly/relaxed performance. Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks-Chicago, the Goodman welcomes families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Goodman TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Goodman Theatre
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Nov 30, 2017

With its mixture of darkness and light, Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a long-standing holiday tradition that takes audiences on a journey of misery, revelation, and redemption. Now in its 40th year on stage at The Goodman Theatre, this tale stands the test of time, with some fresh updates that reveal room for even more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in the spectacular storytelling, glorious music and Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 29 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years, now through December 31. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WEFEST to Showcase Female, Non-Binary and Trans Artists at Pride Arts CenterWEFEST to Showcase Female, Non-Binary and Trans Artists at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

WeFest (formerly SheFest and LezFest) is Pride Arts Center's' semi-annual celebration of Chicago's queer female, non-binary and trans artists. (more...)

Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 34 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years as Chicago's long-standing holiday tradition, enjoyed by more than 1.5 million people, November 18 December 31. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years Of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Nearly 100 actors, crew, staff and audiences of A Christmas Carol have smiled, spoken and shared. Today, Goodman Theatre launches a multimedia showcase reflecting the impact the production has made over 40 years: the Humans of A Christmas Carol photo project, featuring the cast, crew and staff captured by famed Chicago-based photographer Frank Ishman; and A Christmas Carol All-Stars, stories from a variety of patrons from those who have attended nearly every year, to the couple married by Bob Cratchit, to the fan named for Tiny Tim. (more...)

LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural ShowLIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden.  (more...)

Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 34 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years as Chicago's long-standing holiday tradition, enjoyed by more than 1.5 million people, November 18 December 31. (more...)

Firebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Production LIZZIEFirebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Production LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden. (more...)

LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural ShowLIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden.  (more...)

American Theater Company to Workshop 12 New Projects This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

American Theater Company's (ATC) Chicago Open Residency Experiment (CORE) program, a series of week-long residencies for artists of all disciplines, continues its second year with 25 artists workshopping 12 new projects throughout Season 33. (more...)

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