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Student Blog: Hip Hop and Theatre Belong Together Photo Student Blog: Hip Hop and Theatre Belong Together
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Mar 10, 2021

In a world of ballads and dance breaks, beats and bars and breakdancing also has a place.

Theater Latté Da Announces THE GHOSTLIGHT SERIES Photo Theater Latté Da Announces THE GHOSTLIGHT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

Theater Latté Da announced today THE GHOSTLIGHT SERIES, five virtual cabarets launching January 2021. The virtual cabaret series will feature more than 40 Minnesota artists showcasing stories and songs delivered monthly beginning January and running through July 2021.

Delmark Records to release 'Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular' August 21st, w/ Bill Photo Delmark Records to release 'Johnny Iguana's Chicago Spectacular' August 21st, w/ Billy Boy Arnold, Lil' Ed, John Primer & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

'Johnny has played with musical monsters‚ÄĒ Junior Wells, Carey Bell, Koko Taylor, Hymie Shimansky. Okay, maybe not Hymie, but plenty of topnotch blues and rock musicians. The Claudettes are the culmination of it all, at this point, and he could stop here and have a legacy others would kill for.'

Chicago Children's Theatre's BOING! Summer Festival Drops Online June 20 Photo Chicago Children's Theatre's BOING! Summer Festival Drops Online June 20
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

Tune into BOING! 2020, a free webcast debuting on Chicago Children's Theatre's new YouTube channel, CCTv, dropping Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. CST.

Theater Latte Da Launches NEXT UP Lab in Lieu of Season Announcement Photo Theater Latte Da Launches NEXT UP Lab in Lieu of Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

In lieu of a season announcement, Theater Latté Da announces a??NEXT UPa??,an intensive laboratory investing in the future of new musical theater. New work has always been a part of the company's DNA. Over the past eight years the company has further prioritized the support of new musicals and plays with music through its NEXT program: including commissions, workshops, the NEXT Festival, and of course world premieres. It will spend the coming months supporting playwrights, composers and lyricists.

Chicago Hip Hop Theater Collective, Q Brothers, Release First Kids Album BUGGIN! Photo Chicago Hip Hop Theater Collective, Q Brothers, Release First Kids Album BUGGIN!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020

After 15 years packing the Family stages at the Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits music festivals, popular Chicago-based hip hop theater collective the Q Brothers have finally recorded an album for their youngest fans (and their folks).

VIDEO: Cast of SIX, Heather Headley & More Will Toast Shakespeare's Birthday with Chi Photo VIDEO: Cast of SIX, Heather Headley & More Will Toast Shakespeare's Birthday with Chicago Shakespeare Theater- Live at 8:30pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a one-night-only streaming event Toast to Shakespeare's Birthday! tomorrow, Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Central Time.

BWW Review: DRESS THE PART Is Super Fresh Hip Hop Musical ‚ÄúAd-rap-tation‚ÄĚ of Two  Photo BWW Review: DRESS THE PART Is Super Fresh Hip Hop Musical ‚ÄúAd-rap-tation‚ÄĚ of Two Gentlemen of Verona
by Tanya Seale - Feb 14, 2020

St. Louis is so lucky to have a Shakespeare Festival, yes? Aren't we also lucky to live in a city where an energetic audience comes out on a weeknight in the middle of an icy February to pack a house and watch characters originally created some 430+ years ago take their shots at first love? Teens and grandparents and everyone in between have been gathering at The Ready Room in The Grove to go back to high school at Verona College Prep, where...

BWW Review: Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater Photo BWW Review: Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Rachel Weinberg - Dec 6, 2019

The Q Brothers Collective puts a highly inventive and endlessly delightful twist on Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale with Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROT Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the highly anticipated return of the raucous and irreverent holiday tradition Q Brothers Christmas Carol to The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, in a limited engagement November 29a?"December 23, 2019. Created by Chicago hip hop sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax, and Pos) and developed with Creative Producer Rick Boynton, this wildly entertaining reinterpretation of the Charles Dickens classic mashes up hip hop with contemporary musical styles ranging from reggae and dancehall music, to dubstep and epic rock balladsa?"all underscored with beats spun live at the turntables by a DJ.

OTHELLO THE REMIX Announces Cast Photo OTHELLO THE REMIX Announces Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Obsidian Theatre has announced the Houston premiere of The Q Brother's OTHELLO: The Remix, originally presented on Broadway by John Leguizamo. Brothers and collaborators JQ and GQ have a body of work that span 20 years adapting Shakespeare's work (Funk It Up About Nothin', I Heart Juliet , and The Bomb-itty of Errors.) a?oeSince living and working in New York City, I've been a long time fan of the Q-Brothers and all of their material. When this project was presented to me by The Obsidian Theatre I was beyond excited to have the pristine opportunity to direct and choreograph such an iconic theatrical gem,a?? said Bryan-Keyth Wilson

Obsidian Announces Next Show OTHELLO: THE REMIX Photo Obsidian Announces Next Show OTHELLO: THE REMIX
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

Obsidian Theater brings the Q Brothers' modern classic to MATCH Houston. This inventive show has been wowing audiences and winning awards for almost a decade.  August 29 - September 21, 2019.    '

KSU College Of The Arts Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo KSU College Of The Arts Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University announced its 2019-2020 season today, featuring over 100 events in art and design, dance, music, and theatre and performance studies. New this year are special research in the arts lectures open to the public as well as ArtsKSU Presents, an exciting professional series featuring internationally renowned artists and companies.

BWW Preview: Touring Musicals and Plays Coming to the Greater Appleton Area in the 20 Photo BWW Preview: Touring Musicals and Plays Coming to the Greater Appleton Area in the 2019-2020 Season
by Meredith Kreisa - Jun 28, 2019

The 2019-2020 touring season is set! This season offers plenty of exciting musicals and plays set to perform in the greater Appleton area.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo Photo Flash: TimeLine Theatre Company Presents TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jireh Breon Holder, recently named one of "Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making" by The New York Times.

LookOut Shares Rousing Spring 2019 Lineup Photo LookOut Shares Rousing Spring 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series is thrilled to share their dynamic Spring 2019 Lineup. From comedy to poetry, one-person plays to music groups, familiar faces and new there's something for everyone this spring in the 1700 Theatre. Spring 2019 highlights include The Gift Theatre's now playing production of Doubt, the Q Brothers's Dress the Part, Eighth Blackbird's Dissolve, Melissa DuPrey's SEXomedy 2.0: The Second Coming, PREACH!'s We Have Nothing Left to Lose but Our Chains and more. Full lineup below.

TimeLine Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Photo TimeLine Theatre Presents the Chicago Premiere of TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, which doubles as the Chicago debut of rising young playwright and TV writer Jir h Breon Holder, recently named one of Tomorrow's Marquee Names, Now in the Making by The New York Times.

Luna Stage Presents World Premiere of ROAN @ THE GATES Photo Luna Stage Presents World Premiere of ROAN @ THE GATES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Luna Stage will launch 2019 with the World Premiere of Christina Gorman's cyber-security romance Roan @ The Gates by, directed by Michelle Tattenbaum. An exploration of internet privacy and the risks of whistleblowing, this suspenseful new play examines the cost of doing the right thing.

Luna Stage Presents World Premiere of ROAN @ THE GATES Photo Luna Stage Presents World Premiere of ROAN @ THE GATES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Luna Stage will launch 2019 with the World Premiere of Christina Gorman's cyber-security romance Roan @ The Gates by, directed by Michelle Tattenbaum. An exploration of internet privacy and the risks of whistleblowing, this suspenseful new play examines the cost of doing the right thing.

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