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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23 Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

As literary events converge with National Poetry Month in April and World Book Day and William Shakespeare's Birthday on April 23, Chicago Shakespeare Theater is celebrating with productions and programs onstage, online, and in classrooms across the country.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Casting and Design Team for PASSAGE Photo Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Casting and Design Team for PASSAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced the casting and design team for the first show in its 2022 Season, PASSAGE by Christopher Chen and directed by Kaiser Ahmed. The show will run from March 2 through April 10, 2022 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

Photos: THE JIGSAW BRIDE Opens at First Folio Theatre Photo Photos: THE JIGSAW BRIDE Opens at First Folio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021

First Folio Theatre presents the World Premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier’s THE JIGSAW BRIDE, previewing October 13th-15th, opening October 16th and running through November 14th, 2021. 

THE JIGSAW BRIDE World Premiere Opens Tonight at the First Folio Theatre Photo THE JIGSAW BRIDE World Premiere Opens Tonight at the First Folio Theatre
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 16, 2021

A mesmerizing tale of gothic horror and suspense, The Jigsaw Bride transports the audience to the world of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, where 100 years have passed and something or someone lies in the ruins of the infamous Castle of Dr. Frankenstein.

First Folio Theatre Presents THE JIGSAW BRIDE Next Month Photo First Folio Theatre Presents THE JIGSAW BRIDE Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021

A mesmerizing tale of gothic horror and suspense, THE JIGSAW BRIDE transports the audience to the world of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, where 100 years have passed and something or someone lies in the ruins of the infamous Castle of Dr. Frankenstein. A perfect production for crisp fall nights that invites us to question what makes us (in)human and to explore the depths we will go to in the name of scientific discovery.  

First Folio Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE JIGSAW PRIDE Photo First Folio Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of THE JIGSAW PRIDE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

First Folio Theatre presents the World Premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier's THE JIGSAW BRIDE, previewing October 13th-15th, opening October 16th and running through November 14th, 2021.

American Blues Presents A Reading Of ON THE GREENBELT By Karissa Murrell Myers Photo American Blues Presents A Reading Of ON THE GREENBELT By Karissa Murrell Myers
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2021

American by Karissa Murrell Myers Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, presents a live, online reading of On the Greenbelt by Karissa Murrell Myers, directed by Andrew Coopman, as part of ‚ÄúThe Room‚ÄĚ series.

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.

City Theatre Presents the East Coast Premiere of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo City Theatre Presents the East Coast Premiere of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 7, 2019

City Theatre begins its 45th season with Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee.  Cambodian Rock Band is an epic tale of family, love, and heritage featuring the Cambodian surf rock music of Dengue Fever. 

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.

Victory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and More Photo Victory Gardens Presents Chicago Premeire Of Cambodian Rock Band, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jan 22, 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.

Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre Photo Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2018

Acclaimed Chicago director Amber Mak dazzled audiences with Paramount's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. She made kids of all ages believe in Santa again with Elf The Musical. Now she's taking audiences over the rainbow and into another fantastical world with The Wizard of Oz, November 14, 2018-January 6, 2019 at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. Press opening is Saturday, November 17, at 8 p.m.

Victory Gardens Announces Season Casting Photo Victory Gardens Announces Season Casting
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces casting for its upcoming productions of Indecent by Paula Vogel, directed by Gary Griffin, Rightlynd by Ike Holter, directed by Lisa Portes, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, and Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, directed by Marti Lyons. The cast for Miriam for President by Madhuri Shekar, directed by Chay Yew, is yet to be announced.

Photo Flash: SOUTH PACIFIC Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Photo Photo Flash: SOUTH PACIFIC Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre presents its first production of its 2018/2019 season, the Tony Award-winning musical South Pacific, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Josh Logan, and adapted from Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill In SOUTH PACIFIC At The  Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill In SOUTH PACIFIC At The Drury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at SOUTH PACIFIC at the Drury Lane Theatre! Check out video of the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: Robert Cuccioli Stars in SOUTH PACIFIC Drury Lane Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Robert Cuccioli Stars in SOUTH PACIFIC Drury Lane Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the first production of its 2018/2019 season, the Tony Award-winning musical South Pacific, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Josh Logan, and adapted from Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. This production is directed by Victor Malana Maog with choreography by Otis Sallid and musical direction by Roberta Duchak. South Pacific runs April 5 - June 17, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill Will Lead Drury Lane Theatre's SOUTH PACIFIC Photo Robert Cuccioli and Samantha Hill Will Lead Drury Lane Theatre's SOUTH PACIFIC
by Alan Henry - Mar 21, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the first production of its 2018/2019 season, the Tony Award-winning musical South Pacific, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Josh Logan, and adapted from Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener. This production is directed by Victor Malana Maog with choreography by Otis Sallid and musical direction by Roberta Duchak. South Pacific runs April 5 - June 17, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates NEWSIES Opening NIght! Photo Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates NEWSIES Opening NIght!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2017

From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time for the holidays, running October 25 through December 31 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

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