BWW Review: Tracy Letts's BUG at Steppenwolf Theatre Company BWW Review: Tracy Letts's BUG at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 4, 2020

Steppenwolf's production of ensemble member Tracy Letts's BUG is positively skin crawling, with magnificent central performances from Carrie Coon and Namir Smallwood that make the play all the more unnerving. While Letts's 1996 play may have seemed far-fetched and ahead of its time when it debuted in the nascent days of the internet, it reads eerily prescient now. BUG's dual exploration of paranoid schizophrenia and government surveillance becomes even more unsettling in the current digital era. (more...)

BUG By Tracy Letts Extends Through March 15 BUG By Tracy Letts Extends Through March 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, is extending one week and will now close on March 15, 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Tracy Letts' BUG VIDEO: Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Tracy Letts' BUG
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020

Performances have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The cast of this highly anticipated Steppenwolf debut features ensemble members Randall Arney (Dr. Sweet), Carrie Coon (Agnes White) and Namir Smallwood (Peter Evans) along with Chicago favorites Jennifer Engstrom (R.C.) and Steve Key (Jerry Goss). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tracy Letts' BUG at Steppenwolf Photo Flash: First Look at Tracy Letts' BUG at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

Performances have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. (more...)

BWW TV: See Carrie Coon, Namir Smallwood in Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's Debut of Tracy Letts' Play BUG BWW TV: See Carrie Coon, Namir Smallwood in Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's Debut of Tracy Letts' Play BUG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2020

asdasdIn a seedy Oklahoma motel room, a lonely waitress begins an unexpected love affair with a young drifter. And then they see the first bugsa?? Tracy Letts's mind-bending cult classica?'a luridly funny tale of love, paranoia and government conspiracya?'roars back to Chicago for its Steppenwolf debut.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Steppenwolf Theatre Company's BUG by Tracy Letts Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Steppenwolf Theatre Company's BUG by Tracy Letts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Buckle up. Rehearsals have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The cast of this highly anticipated Steppenwolf debut features ensemble members Randall Arney (Dr. Sweet), Carrie Coon (Agnes White) and Namir Smallwood (Peter Evans) along with Chicago favorites Jennifer Engstrom (R.C.) and Steve Key (Jerry Goss). (more...)

Constellation's Frequency Series Presents The Wet Ink Ensemble Constellation's Frequency Series Presents The Wet Ink Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Constellation's Frequency Series presents the 'sublimely exploratory' (The Chicago Reader) Wet Ink Ensemble on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 8:30 P.M. in Peter Ablinger + Sam Pluta, part of the Goethe Institute's weeklong celebration of Austrian composer Peter Ablinger's music, Listening With Peter Ablinger. The concert features two works by Ablinger - IEAOV '8 Vitrines, Pigment Dust' for percussion and 4-channel electronics, featuring percussionist Ian Antonio, and Black Series, a collection of rigorously organized open-instrumentation works scored 'for Rock Band' which must be performed from memory - alongside a world premiere by Sam Pluta written for a sextet of Wet Ink. (more...)

Casting Complete For BUG By Tracy Letts At Steppenwolf; Tickets On Sale Friday Casting Complete For BUG By Tracy Letts At Steppenwolf; Tickets On Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the addition of ensemble member Randall Arney in the role of 'Dr. Sweet' to the cast of Bug by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer (January 23 a?" March 8, 2020). Completing the cast of this acclaimed cult classic are Chicago favorites Jennifer Engstrom (R.C.) and Steve Key (Jerry Goss) along with previously announced ensemble members Carrie Coon (Agnes White) and Namir Smallwood (Peter Evans). (more...)

The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season The New School's College of Performing Arts Announces the Fall 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

The New School's College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announces its fall 2019 season highlights, featuring a series of exciting world premieres and newly commissioned works. (more...)

Bell Shakespeare Announces 2020 Season Bell Shakespeare Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Bell Shakespeare has announced their 2020 season with a program of popular favourites to celebrate their 30th anniversary year. (more...)

TITUS ANDRONICUS Comes to Sydney Opera House TITUS ANDRONICUS Comes to Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

Bell Shakespeare will present Shakespeare's gruesome revenge tragedy Titus Andronicus at Sydney Opera House from 27th August to 27th September 2019. (more...)

Banff Centre's Mountainside Summer Season Kicks Off With Calgary Old Trout Puppet Workshop's GHOST OPERA Banff Centre's Mountainside Summer Season Kicks Off With Calgary Old Trout Puppet Workshop's GHOST OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity's Mountainside Summer Season kicks off on May 24 with two extraordinary performances: Ghost Opera produced by Calgary's Old Trout Puppet Workshop and M nowin by British Columbia's Dancers of the Damelahamid. With more than 26 ticketed shows, and over 100 free events, Banff Centre is the place to experience multi-disciplinary art in the Canadian Rockies this summer. Tickets for all shows and events go on sale on March 20 at noon at banffcentre.ca/events (more...)

BWW Review: Molière's 17th Century Satire Is Given a Modern Makeover In The Hilarious New Adaptation of THE MISER BWW Review: Molière's 17th Century Satire Is Given a Modern Makeover In The Hilarious New Adaptation of THE MISER
by Jade Kops - Mar 7, 2019

Bell Shakespeare starts off the 2019 season with Justin Fleming's hysterical new adaptation of Moliere's THE MISER. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble Announces Spring 2019 Concerts, Part Of 20th Anniversary Celebration Wet Ink Ensemble Announces Spring 2019 Concerts, Part Of 20th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Wet Ink Ensemble announces its spring 2019 concerts, continuing the group's 20th anniversary season as a collective of composers, improvisers, and interpreters at the forefront of the performance and presentation of adventurous music (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble And Being & Becoming Perform New Music By Peter Evans & Alex Mincek, and More Wet Ink Ensemble And Being & Becoming Perform New Music By Peter Evans & Alex Mincek, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018

Wet Ink Ensemble teams up with renowned trumpeter/composer and longtime collaborator Peter Evans for an evening of sonic adventure today, December 1, 2018 at 8:00pm at St. Peter's Church in Chelsea. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble And Being & Becoming Perform New Music By Peter Evans & Alex Mincek, and More Wet Ink Ensemble And Being & Becoming Perform New Music By Peter Evans & Alex Mincek, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Wet Ink Ensemble teams up with renowned trumpeter/composer and longtime collaborator Peter Evans for an evening of sonic adventure on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8:00pm at St. Peter's Church in Chelsea. (more...)

The Kitchen Presents Leila Bordreuil PIECE FOR CELLO AND DOUBLE BASS ENSEMBLE II The Kitchen Presents Leila Bordreuil PIECE FOR CELLO AND DOUBLE BASS ENSEMBLE II
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The Kitchen presents Leila Bordreuil's Piece for Cello and Double Bass Ensemble II, the newest in her series of compositions for amplified cello and six double-basses, which she began in 2015. This work will feature her largest and loudest ensemble yet, creating a violent wall of sound as she uses varied amps and microphones to give immense proportions and unrecognizable textures to acoustic instruments. The piece, with roots in musique concrete, contemporary noise, and even spectral music, features Zach Rowden, Sean Ali, Britton Powell, Greg Chudzik, Nick Dunston, and Vinicius Ciccone Cajado. The event will feature opening acts by improvisational vocalist Charmaine Lee on November 20 and Dylan Scheer (also known as Via App) on November 21. Organized by Tim Griffin. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble Performs Kate Soper Composer Portrait Wet Ink Ensemble Performs Kate Soper Composer Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

The 'sublimely exploratory' (The Chicago Reader) Wet Ink Ensemble continues its 20th anniversary season today, October 27, 2018 at 8:00pm with a staged production of Wet Ink-member Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT, part of Miller Theatre at Columbia University's Composer Portrait: Kate Soper. (more...)

Wet Ink Ensemble Performs Kate Soper Composer Portrait Wet Ink Ensemble Performs Kate Soper Composer Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The 'sublimely exploratory' (The Chicago Reader) Wet Ink Ensemble continues its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00pm with a staged production of Wet Ink-member Kate Soper's IPSA DIXIT, part of Miller Theatre at Columbia University's Composer Portrait: Kate Soper. (more...)

Danielle Cormack Stars In Bell Shakespeare's  THE MISANTHROPE Danielle Cormack Stars In Bell Shakespeare's THE MISANTHROPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Award-winning actress Danielle Cormack is set to star in The Misanthrope, a new Australian version of the hilarious 17th century comedy by French playwright Moliere. (more...)

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