City Lit's TWO DAYS IN COURT Announces Full CastCity Lit's TWO DAYS IN COURT Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

City Lit Theater Artistic Director Terry McCabe today announced his 17-person cast for the company's 2018-2019 season closer - a double-bill of one-acts, dubbed TWO DAYS IN COURT,  offering first a fantastic and then a silly and satiric look at the legal system. McCabe will direct the bill, which will open with THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER -  the play by Stephen Vincent Benet based on his 1936 short story. (more...)

Photo Flash: Citadel Theatre Goes Wild with THE EXPLORER'S CLUBPhoto Flash: Citadel Theatre Goes Wild with THE EXPLORER'S CLUB
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Nell Benjamin's comedy THE EXPLORERS CLUB is a spoof of all those bold Victorian adventurers who ravaged foreign lands and annihilated indigenous cultures in the name of science. It's London 1879 and the prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: a brilliant, beautiful woman who has discovered a legendary Lost City wants to join, but letting her in might shake the very foundations of the British Empire! THE EXPLORERS CLUB, which enjoyed a successful run off-Broadway in 2013, was honored with awards including the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant. (more...)

Bradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYBradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Jeremiah Alsop and Bradley Halverson have joined the cast of Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story.  Halverson, whose recent credits include THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG with Brown Paper Box Company and HIGH FIDELITY with Refuge Theatre Project, is now playing Czechowski, the 'nice guy' of the platoon.  Alsop, a recent graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts, is playing India and is a member of the ensemble. (more...)

Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story will be extended by four weeks due to audience demand. David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays, announced the extension today. The hit off-Broadway musical, which opened to the press in Chicago on January 18, is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier in his squad and is later introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. Zak directs the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays Stages a Must-See Romance with YANK!Pride Films and Plays Stages a Must-See Romance with YANK!
by Misha Davenport - Jan 20, 2018

Pride Films and Plays' Chicago Premiere of YANK! A Romantic Must-See (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYPhoto Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier and is introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. David Zak is directing the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and PlaysMatthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays. (more...)

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and PlaysMatthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays. (more...)

Enjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Citadel Theatre is presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical as the second installment of its 14th Season. Directed by Robert D Estrin this musical is based on the story by Jean Shepherd with book byJoseph Robinette, and words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The show runs November 18 - December 18, 2016 at Citadel's West Campus Theatre at 300 S Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. The Press Opening is Opening Night, Friday November 18, at 8pm. (more...)