BWW Review: THE ABUELAS at Teatro VistaBWW Review: THE ABUELAS at Teatro Vista
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 16, 2019

As with THE MADRES, Walker has once again constructed a devastating and empowering portrait of strong women facing unbearably tragic circumstances in THE ABUELAS. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre Announces New Ensemble Members, Artistic Associates And ProtegesShattered Globe Theatre Announces New Ensemble Members, Artistic Associates And Proteges
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce the addition of four new Ensemble Members: Colin David, Daria Harper, Deanna Reed-Foster and Nate Santana.  The company also welcomes four new Artistic Associates: Tim Newell, Aila Peck, Hailey Rakowiecki and Ayanna Wimberley. (more...)

Teatro Vista To Premiere THE ABUELASTeatro Vista To Premiere THE ABUELAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Teatro Vista announces the world premiere of Stephanie Alison Walker's The Abuelas, a sequel to her acclaimed play The Madres, February 9-March 17, 2019 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. Press opening is Friday, February 15 at 8 p.m. Regular show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, $20-$35, go on sale December 17. For tickets and information, visit teatrovista.org, victorygardens.org or call (773) 871-3000. (more...)

Teatro Vista Announces Full AMERICAN JORNALERO RunTeatro Vista Announces Full AMERICAN JORNALERO Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

American Jornalero, a Chicago premiere by Ed Cardona Jr. about a group of Latinx immigrant day laborers who are confronted by self-styled America First vigilantes, is Teatro Vista's official entry in DESTINOS, the 2nd Chicago Latino International Theatre Festival. (more...)

Teatro Vista Announces 2018-19 SeasonTeatro Vista Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Teatro Vista, Chicago's leading professional Latinx theater company for nearly 30 years, announced today its 2018-19 season line-up. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre presents THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDEPhoto Flash: Northlight Theatre presents THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

A down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator has an overdrawn checking account and a baby on the way. When a drag show takes over the entertainment at the Florida Panhandle bar where he performs, he'll also be out of a job unless he's willing to step into some high heels. This heartwarming, music-filled comedy celebrates the unexpected path to finding your true voice. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Opens its 2017-2018 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDENorthlight Theatre Opens its 2017-2018 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Chicago Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, written by Matthew Lopez, directed by Lauren Shouse. The Legend of Georgia McBride runs September 14-October 22at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press performance is Friday, September 22 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 2017-18 Season, Featuring 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE', SKELETON CREW and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the full 2017-2018 season, which includes The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez, The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson, Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau, The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh and Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 18 Park Tour of Free ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Marti Lyons, will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the City, July 26-August 27, 2017. (more...)

Halcyon Theatre Announces Casting for Chicago Premiere of THE RIVER BRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

 Halcyon Theatre is proud to announce casting for the Chicago premiere of Marisela Treviño Orta's The River Bride.Directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary, The River Bride runs May 11 through June 18 at Halcyon Theatre located in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, on Chicago's north side.    (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces cast and Creative Team for Short Shakespeare! ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, a 75-minute abridgment of William Shakespeare's classic tale of true love found-and tragically lost. Adapted and directed by Marti Lyons and featuring a dynamic ensemble cast, the production speaks to today's young people about their own lives. In addition to public performances on Saturdays, this production welcomes 1,000 students each day during its five-week run in the Courtyard Theater, followed by an extensive tour to schools across the region through April 28, 2017. Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet will be performed for the public Saturdays at 11:00 a.m., February 25-March 25, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE EXORCIST on FOX - Today, October 7, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE EXORCIST, airing on FOX today, October 7, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE EXORCIST on FOX - Friday, October 7, 2016
by - Oct 3, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE EXORCIST, airing on FOX on Friday, October 7, 2016! (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a feminist and fearless new play about the sixth wife of King Henry VIII that is a timely examination of politics, sex, and women's rights. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for U.S. Premiere of THE LAST WIFE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Fresh off an acclaimed 2015 world premiere at The Stratford Festival in Canada-where it was thrice-extended and completely sold-out-TimeLine Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of THE LAST WIFE, a feminist and fearless new play about the sixth wife of King Henry VIII that is a timely examination of politics, sex, and women's rights. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2016 Tour Set
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

In the midst of the world's largest yearlong celebration of Shakespeare, which brings 850 events to more than 500,000 Chicagoans and visitors throughout 2016, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. In its fifth anniversary year, the FREE FOR ALL tour is the largest citywide event of the Shakespeare 400 Chicago festival. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's delightful romantic comedy Twelfth Night tour to 19 neighborhood parks across the City, July 14-August 14, 2016. Adapted and directed by Kirsten Kelly, this jubilant, music-infused production features some of Shakespeare's most beautiful poetry and riotously comedic characters-in a 75-minute theatrical event for audiences of all ages. (more...)

SHORT SHAKESPEARE! TWELFTH NIGHT Set for Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) debuts the newly abridged Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night , a 75-minute production of William Shakespeare's tale of mistaken identity and unexpected love. In the midst of the 2016 celebration of Shakespeare 400 Chicago, this new adaptation by director Kirsten Kelly makes an outstanding introduction to Shakespeare for audiences of all ages. In addition to public performances each Saturday, this production welcomes 1,000 students each day during its four-week run in the Courtyard Theater, followed by an extensive tour to schools across the Midwest through May 6, 2016. Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night will be performed for the public Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.-March 5, 12, 19 & 26 and April 2 & 9, 2016. (more...)

Shattered Globe to Present MARVIN'S ROOM, 10/1-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to open its 25th season with a 25th anniversary production of MARVIN'S ROOM, Chicago playwright Scott McPherson's award-winning, mordantly funny dark comedy about putting family first, directed by Producing Artistic Director Sandy Shinner. MARVIN'S ROOM will play October 1 - November 14, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Sunday, October 4 at 3 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Shattered Globe's MARVIN'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to open its 25th season with a 25th anniversary production of MARVIN'S ROOM, Chicago playwright Scott McPherson's award-winning, mordantly funny dark comedy about putting family first, directed by Producing Artistic Director Sandy Shinner. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

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