BWW Review: THE ABUELAS at Teatro VistaBWW Review: THE ABUELAS at Teatro Vista
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 16, 2019

As with THE MADRES, Walker has once again constructed a devastating and empowering portrait of strong women facing unbearably tragic circumstances in THE ABUELAS. (more...)

Chicago Latinx Actors Announced For Festival Of New Latinx WorksChicago Latinx Actors Announced For Festival Of New Latinx Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly announces the Chicago actors performing the readings at the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work (Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!). Carnaval 2018: ConeXion! features readings of six new Latinx plays paired with Latinx directors, actors, designers and dramaturgs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, 19-21 July 2018. Readings are free and open to the public, and tickets can be requested at www.LatinxTheatreCommons.com. (more...)

Latinx Theatre Commons Expands Definition Of American Play At Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!Latinx Theatre Commons Expands Definition Of American Play At Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly presents the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work (Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!) featuring readings of six new Latinx plays paired with Latinx directors, actors, designers and dramaturgs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, 19-21 July 2018. Carnaval 2018: ConeXion! is dynamic event celebrating the abundance of Latinx talent in the U.S. theatre field. Additionally, Carnaval participants are able to experience Chicago's rich Latinx theatre community through events created by local Latinx theatre companies Urban Theater Company, Aguijon Theater, Teatro Vista, and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 1/29-2/25 (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

La Asociacion Cooperadora del Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez (ACHNRG), una vez mas y con el apoyo de Mecenazgo del Gobierno de la Ciudad, emprende la organizacion de eventos culturales con el fin solidario y benefico de recaudar fondos para la atencion de los niños. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

La Asociacion Cooperadora del Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez (ACHNRG), una vez mas y con el apoyo de Mecenazgo del Gobierno de la Ciudad, emprende la organizacion de eventos culturales con el fin solidario y benefico de recaudar fondos para la atencion de los niños. (more...)

Photo Flash: A First Look at AH, WILDERNESS! at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

This summer, longtime Goodman Producer Steve Scott directs a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's 'warm-hearted, welcome dose of love and laughter' (Los Angeles Times), which concludes the Goodman's 2016/2017 season.  (more...)

Start Summer This Weekend with AH, WILDERNESS! at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Experience the fireworks of love-first love, unrequited love and mature love-on stage this summer, as Goodman Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Season with a major revival of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! (more...)

AH, WILDERNESS! Cast, Creatives Set for Summer Run at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

This summer, experience the agony and ecstasy of first love all over again in Goodman Theatre's major revival of Ah, Wilderness! - the sole comedic work of playwright Eugene O'Neill, the father of American drama. Steve Scott, the Goodman's longtime Producer, directs O'Neill's portrait of family life at the turn of the century - and the bliss, excitement and adventure of first love.  (more...)

BWW TV: Watch the Melodrama Unfold in Highlights from DESTINY OF DESIRE at the Goodman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2017

The plot twists, outrageous circumstances and fast-paced narrative style of the telenovela arrive on the Goodman stage this spring in Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarias. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's Chicago Premiere of DESTINY OF DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The plot twists, outrageous circumstances and fast-paced narrative style of the telenovela arrive on the Goodman stage this spring in Destiny of Desire by Karen Zacarias. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Karen Zacarias' DESTINY OF DESIRE Begins Next Week at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

The plot twists, outrageous circumstances and fast-paced narrative style of the telenovela arrive on the Goodman stage this spring in Destiny of Desire-Karen Zacarias' "terrifically entertaining theatrical rollercoaster, directed to perfection by Jose Luis Valenzuela" (The Los Angeles Times). (more...)

Karen Zacarias' DESTINY OF DESIRE Begins Next Week at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The plot twists, outrageous circumstances and fast-paced narrative style of the telenovela arrive on the Goodman stage this spring in Destiny of Desire-Karen Zacarias' "terrifically entertaining theatrical rollercoaster, directed to perfection by Jose Luis Valenzuela" (The Los Angeles Times). (more...)

Playwrights of Color to Take the Spotlight in 2017 Readings at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces the 2017 lineup for the Spotlight Reading Series, a multi-year community outreach initiative that aims to expose communities beyond Hyde Park to theatre arts, focusing specifically on works from outside of the canon of classic theater. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present World Premiere of NIGHT RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Night Runner, a world premiere by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes, with musical direction by Mikel Patrick Avery, choreography by Breon Arzell, and fight choreography by Katherine Coyl. Night Runner is a part of The Theatre School's Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University to Present World Premiere of NIGHT RUNNER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University presents Night Runner, a world premiere by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes, with musical direction by Mikel Patrick Avery, choreography by Breon Arzell, and fight choreography by Katherine Coyl. Night Runner is a part of The Theatre School's Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Series. (more...)

Casting Complete for Goodman's GLORIA, UNCLE VANYA, DESTINY OF DESIRE and KING OF THE YEES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces complete casting and creative teams for four Winter/Spring 2017 productions - one world premiere Goodman commission and three Chicago premieres - continuing the 2016/2017 'Essential Goodman' season. (more...)

BWW Review: South Coast Rep Lovingly Skewers Telenovelas in DESTINY OF DESIRE
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 7, 2016

Lovingly skewering the not-so-subtle art of telenovelas, Karen Zacarías' winning play DESTINY OF DESIRE---now being performed at Orange County's South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa through November 13---compresses an entire series' worth of over-the-top melodramatic goodness into a two-act play that, not surprisingly, comes off as an intentionally hilarious comedy. (more...)

Telenovela-Inspired Comedy DESTINY OF DESIRE at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Destiny of Desire has been called "cheekily charming" (MD Theatre Guide) and "ridiculously funny" (Broadway World) for its fresh take on telenovelas, popular the world over. The latest play by Karen Zacarias, directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela on the Segerstrom Stage, is a co-production with Chicago's Goodman Theatre and is a west coast premiere. Tickets are available now at www.scr.org. (more...)

Teatro Vista to Stage Chicago Premiere of IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Teatro Vista announces the Chicago premiere of In the Time of the Butterflies, written by Lifetime Achievement Obie Award Winner Caridad Svich, based on Julia Álvarez's acclaimed novel, and directed by Ricardo Gutierrez, playing in the Richard Christiansen Theater at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, April 16 - May 22. Opening night is Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Preview performances run from Thursday, April 16 through Thursday, April 21. Regular performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for previews, $25 for Thursdays and Fridays, and $30 for Saturday and Sunday performances. Students and seniors (+65 years or older) with valid ID are able to purchase $17 tickets. Discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more. To purchase tickets, please call 773.871.3000 or visit www.teatrovista.org. (more...)

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