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Trap Door Theatre's THE MARTYRDOM OF PETER OHEY Extends Through March 26 Photo Trap Door Theatre's THE MARTYRDOM OF PETER OHEY Extends Through March 26
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2022

Director Nicole Wiesner brings her signature Trap Door style to adapt and direct this obscure MroŇľek farce. One of Poland's most celebrated playwrights, SŇāawomir MroŇľek wrote this absurdist piece as a subtle critique of the political system of the time.

Trap Door Theatre Presents THE MARTYRDOM OF PETER OHEY Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents THE MARTYRDOM OF PETER OHEY
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

Director Nicole Wiesner brings her signature Trap Door style to adapt and direct this obscure MroŇľek farce. One of Poland's most celebrated playwrights, SŇāawomir MroŇľek wrote this absurdist piece as a subtle critique of the political system of the time.

Trap Door Theatre Presents QUEEN C Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents QUEEN C
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

Laura Ruohonen creates her own special world in her plays, whether depicting a seventeenth-century court or a modern apartment block. Ruohonen's texts are both poetic and down-to-earth, combining humour and tragedy into an organic whole.

Trap Door Theatre Presents AND AWAY WE STARED Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents AND AWAY WE STARED
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2021

Trap Door Theatre will present And Away We Stared, devised and directed by Skye Fort and Mike Steele. 

Trap Door Theatre Presents DISCOURSE WITHOUT GRAMMAR Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents DISCOURSE WITHOUT GRAMMAR
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

Trap Door Theatre will continue its 27th season with Matei ViŇüniec's Discourse Without Grammar, fragments from ViŇüniec's 'Cabaret of Words'.

All Episodes of Trap Door Theatre's DECOMPOSED THEATRE Now Available to Rent Photo All Episodes of Trap Door Theatre's DECOMPOSED THEATRE Now Available to Rent
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

Trap Door Theatre has announced that all eight episodes of Matei ViŇüniec‚Äôs Decomposed Theatre are now for rent on their¬†website. Directed by Neema Lahon, Marian Masoliver, Michael Mejia, Zachary Nicol, Cristina Pronzati, Catherine Sullivan, Nicole Wiesner, and Katarzyna WiŇĄska.¬†

Tickets Are on Sale Now for Trap Door Theatre's DECOMPOSED THEATRE Photo Tickets Are on Sale Now for Trap Door Theatre's DECOMPOSED THEATRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2020

This winter, Trap Door Theatre will collaborate with eight directors to create a series of episodes adapted from Matei Visniec's Decomposed Theatre Or The Human Trashcan. From Dec. 3, 2020, to Feb.4, 2021, a unique adaptation from Visniec's 'dialogic spectacle of monologues' will be performed live on Zoom between the resident Chicago ensemble and an international group of guest performers and directors.

Trap Door Theatre Extends Run Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Photo Trap Door Theatre Extends Run Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Trap Door Theatre is adding three more performances to its run of a?oeLipstick Lobotomy,a?? written by Krista Knight and directed by Kate Hendrickson. Additional shows will be at 8 p.m. March 26, 27 and 28. The show features Dennis Bisto, Abby Blankenship, Natara Easter, Ann James, Eleanor Katz, Emily Lotspeich, Michael Mejia, Kirk Osgood, Ann Sonneville, Michaela Voit, Bob Wilson and Bernadetta Zawiejska. 

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Presents JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020.

World Premiere Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Opens At Trap Door Theatre Next M Photo World Premiere Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Opens At Trap Door Theatre Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2020

In the world premiere of a?oeLipstick Lobotomy,a?? John F. Kennedy's little sister, Rosemary Kennedy, and the playwright's Great Aunt Ginny develop a friendship at an exclusive high-end sanitarium for women in the fall of 1941. The women undergo the peculiar cutting-edge treatments on offer by a society desperate to find the cure for womanhood in this incisive comedy.

World Premiere of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Will Open at Trap Door Theatre in Photo World Premiere of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Will Open at Trap Door Theatre in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2020

In the world premiere of 'Lipstick Lobotomy,' John F. Kennedy's little sister, Rosemary Kennedy, and the playwright's Great Aunt Ginny develop a friendship at an exclusive high-end sanitarium for women in the fall of 1941. The women undergo the peculiar cutting-edge treatments on offer by a society desperate to find the cure for womanhood in this incisive comedy.

First Folio Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY Photo First Folio Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

To begin the new year with laughs a-plenty, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St & Rt. 83) presents the World Premiere production of JEEVES SAVES THE DAY, by Margaret Raether, to continue its 2019-2020 season. Based on stories by P.G. Wodehouse and directed by Artistic Associate Joe Foust, JEEVES SAVES THE DAY previews January 29-31, opens February 1, and runs through March 1, 2020. The indefatigable Jeeves and his balmy employer Bertie Wooster are back. Once again, Bertie finds himself suffering the slings and arrows of misfortune at the hands of his relatives, caught between the magisterial machinations of his fierce Aunt Agatha and the plaintive pleadings of his cousin Egbert. Throw in the imperious Sir Roderick Glossop and the sexy chanteuse Red Hot Maisie Dawson, and you've got another precarious predicament that cannot be overcomea??unless one calls upon the redoubtable Jeeves to save the day.

Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater & GLP Productions' Presents N Photo Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater & GLP Productions' Presents N
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019

Greenhouse Theater Center¬†and¬†GLP Productions¬†are pleased to present the world premiere of¬†David Alex's¬†political drama¬†N, directed by¬†TaRon Patton, playing¬†October 24 ‚Äď November 17, 2019¬†in¬†The Greenhouse Theater Center's Upstairs Studio,¬†2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at¬†greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336.¬†

Trap Door Theatre Presents THE WHITE PLAGUE Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents THE WHITE PLAGUE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2019

Trap Door Theatre presents The White Plague.

Greenhouse Theater Center & GLP Productions Present N Photo Greenhouse Theater Center & GLP Productions Present N
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

Greenhouse Theater Center and GLP Productions present the world premiere ofDavid Alex's political drama N, directed by TaRon Patton, playing October 24 a?" November 17, 2019 in The Greenhouse Theater Center's Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Trap Door Theatre Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019

The Trap Door Theatre presents Love and Information.

Greenhouse Theater & GLP Productions Present N Photo Greenhouse Theater & GLP Productions Present N
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2019

Greenhouse Theater Center and GLP Productions present the world premiere of David Alex's political drama N, directed by TaRon Patton, playing October 24 a?" November 17, 2019 in The Greenhouse Theater Center's Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Musical Tribute To Irving Berlin Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Musical Tribute To Irving Berlin
by Julie Musbach - Jun 26, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse, in association with Hershey Felder Presents, will stage a musical tribute to Irving Berlin, one of the most successful songwriters of the 20th Century, with "Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin," from July 16 - August 3. 

Trap Door Theatre Presents THE KILLER Photo Trap Door Theatre Presents THE KILLER
by Sarah Hookey - May 2, 2019

The Trap Door Theatre Presents The Killer, which will run from Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 8PM to Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 8PM.

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