Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of FAST FOOD CHAIN at Adventure Stage ChicagoPhoto Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of FAST FOOD CHAIN at Adventure Stage Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of the Northwestern Settlement, opens its world premiere of ASC Artistic Associate Andrew Marikis' Fast Food Chain tonight, Friday, April 26, at the Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street (press opening April 27). This production continues ASC's 15th season, which explores the many challenges of hunger, both literal and metaphorical. Fast Food Chain is directed by Black Ensemble Theater's Daryl Brooks, who helmed ASC's Akeelah and the Bee last season. Casting for the new production includes Davon Roberts (Rudy), La Shone T. Kelly (Akari), Sonya Cha'Rae (Ursula), Yahdina U-Deen (Mbeku), Kelvin Davis (Eddie), Rian Jairell (Mr. Lyons) andLisa Revis (Shadow 1). (more...)

Adventure Stage Chicago Announces Casting for FAST FOOD CHAINAdventure Stage Chicago Announces Casting for FAST FOOD CHAIN
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 26, 2019

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of the Northwestern Settlement, presents the world premiere of ASC Artistic Associate Andrew Marikis' Fast Food Chain from April 26 to May 18, 2019 (press opening April 27) at the Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MOUSETRAP At Metropolis Performing Arts CentrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE MOUSETRAP At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Metropolis presents Agatha Christie's classic whodunit murder mystery The Mousetrap through March 16, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: BOEING BOEING Comes to Metropolis Performing Arts CentrePhoto Flash: BOEING BOEING Comes to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Metropolis presents the Tony Award-winning comedy Boeing Boeing through March 17, 2018. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Launches 2015 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its annual DIONYSOS CUP FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS tonight, July 9, through July 19 featuring workshop readings of four new full-length plays by Chicago-area playwrights as a part of a six-month long development process. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Host 2015 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its annual DIONYSOS CUP FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS July 9 - 19 featuring workshop readings of four new full-length plays by Chicago-area playwrights as a part of a six-month long development process. (more...)

Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Co.'s HAMLET Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

TETC continues the transmutation of classic cannons in this immersive new interpretation of Shakespeare's HAMLET. Set in 1968 after the Summer of Love, this ensemble of seven actors bring the text to life in a whole new way exploring the anarchy and chaos of the American 60s. It's a rebellion against the system! Claudius, the new king, promises peace. Hamlet, hates the 'establishment' and wants to avenge his father's death. Revenge, sex, murder, greed! Something is rotten! Come hang with the hippies and watch it all unfold! (more...)

Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Co. to Present HAMLET, Begin. 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

TETC continues the transmutation of classic cannons in this immersive new interpretation of Shakespeare's HAMLET. Set in 1968 after the Summer of Love, this ensemble of seven actors bring the text to life in a whole new way exploring the anarchy and chaos of the American 60s. It's a rebellion against the system! Claudius, the new king, promises peace. Hamlet, hates the 'establishment' and wants to avenge his father's death. Revenge, sex, murder, greed! Something is rotten! Come hang with the hippies and watch it all unfold! (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Hosts Final Event Celebrating THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its final event celebrating the two novels of THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY at The Gumbo Fiction Salon, 2442 N. Clark Street, Chicago, tonight, February 19, 2015. The event will include a dramatic presentation of scenes from VISIONS OF ANNA featuring Richard Engling, Allison McCorkle, Rian Jairell and Margo Chervony. This is the final AFTERLIFE TRILOGY event before Polarity Ensemble Theatre begins rehearsals for ANNA IN THE AFTERLIFE, opening April 25, 2015 at The Greenhouse Theater Center. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Host Final Event Celebrating THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its final event celebrating the two novels of THE AFTERLIFE TRILOGY at The Gumbo Fiction Salon, 2442 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Thursday, February 19, 2015. The event will include a dramatic presentation of scenes from VISIONS OF ANNA featuring Richard Engling, Allison McCorkle, Rian Jairell and Margo Chervony. This is the final AFTERLIFE TRILOGY event before Polarity Ensemble Theatre begins rehearsals for ANNA IN THE AFTERLIFE, opening April 25, 2015 at The Greenhouse Theater Center. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre's MIRACLES IN THE FALL Opens Tonight at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 2014 -15 season with the world premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL, a searing drama in which a family must surmount the lies and betrayals that have twisted their lives. MIRACLES IN THE FALL is written by Dionysos Cup Award Winner Chuck O'Connor and directed by Jeff Award Winner Richard Shavzin. It plays today, September 3 - October 5, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity begins the second year of its new residency. Tickets are available at www.petheatre.com or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Kicks Off 2014-15 Season with World Premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 2014 -15 season with the world premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL, a searing drama in which a family must surmount the lies and betrayals that have twisted their lives. MIRACLES IN THE FALL is written by Dionysos Cup Award Winner Chuck O'Connor and directed by Jeff Award Winner Richard Shavzin. It plays tonight, September 3 - October 5, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity begins the second year of its new residency. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre's MIRACLES IN THE FALL to Open 9/6 at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 2014 -15 season with the world premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL, a searing drama in which a family must surmount the lies and betrayals that have twisted their lives. MIRACLES IN THE FALL is written by Dionysos Cup Award Winner Chuck O'Connor and directed by Jeff Award Winner Richard Shavzin. It plays September 3 - October 5, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity begins the second year of its new residency. Tickets are available at www.petheatre.com or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Kick Off 2014-15 Season with World Premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL, 9/3-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Polarity Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 2014 -15 season with the world premiere of MIRACLES IN THE FALL, a searing drama in which a family must surmount the lies and betrayals that have twisted their lives. MIRACLES IN THE FALL is written by Dionysos Cup Award Winner Chuck O'Connor and directed by Jeff Award Winner Richard Shavzin. It plays September 3 - October 5, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where Polarity begins the second year of its new residency. (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Present MIRACLES IN THE FALL, 9/3-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

MIRACLES IN THE FALL features: Laura Berner Taylor, Rian Jairell, Mickey O'Sullivan and Fred Wellisch. (more...)

TRAINSPOTTING USA Hosts Talkback with Irvine Welsh and Tom Mullen After Show Tonight, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Tonight's October 18th performance of Trainspotting USA, Tom Mullen's "re-adaptation" of Harry Gibson's stage versions of Irvine Welsh's classic novel Trainspotting will include a post-show talkback with Mullen and Welsh, moderated by Tara Branham. The talkback will begin immediately following a 7 pm performance at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (more...)

TRAINSPOTTING USA Hosts Talkback with Irvine Welsh and Tom Mullen After Show, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

The Thursday, October 18th performance of Trainspotting USA, Tom Mullen's "re-adaptation" of Harry Gibson's stage versions of Irvine Welsh's classic novel Trainspotting will include a post-show talkback with Mullen and Welsh, moderated by Tara Branham. The talkback will begin immediately following a 7 pm performance at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Gas For Less @ Goodman Theatre
by Chicago News Desk - May 27, 2008

Goodman Theatre's intimate Owen Bruner Theatre becomes a North Side family-owned fill-up station for the world premiere of Gas For Less by Brett Neveu… (more...)

Crivello and Hart Find A Flea in Her Ear in Chicago, March 10-April 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2006

From March 10th through April 23rd, Anthony Crivello and Linda Hart will star in A Flea in Her Ear at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre (more...)