Photo Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Company presents THE GOOD FIGHTPhoto Flash: Babes With Blades Theatre Company presents THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Fight Choreographer Gaby Labotka. Preview performances are Saturday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 7 at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. Opening Night is Monday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. Regular performances are Thursdays Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Preview tickets are $10, student and senior tickets are $15, early bird general admission (available online through January 15, 2018) are $20 and general admission (after January 15, 2018) are $25. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit BabesWithBlades.org. (more...)

Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHTBabes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula. (more...)

Babes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHTBabes With Blades Continues Season with the Chicago Premiere of THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: Origins with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 February 17, 2018. Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula. (more...)

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Announces Cast for THE GOOD FIGHTBabes With Blades Theatre Company Announces Cast for THE GOOD FIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: "Origins" with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 - February 17, 2018.  Developed in 2011 through BWBTC's Fighting Words program under the title Deeds Not Words, the play is written by Anne Bertram, executive director of Theatre Unbound, a Minneapolis/St. Paul company devoted to work by and about women. Elizabeth Lovelady, a Jeff Award-winning artist based in Chicago, directs The Good Fight, which features combat by Violence Designer Gaby Labotka with Assistant Violence Designer Almanya Narula. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HEAT WAVE, Part of Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, presented by Chicago storefront theater companies, is running in the Garage Theatre, 1624 N. Halsted, now through April 26. Scroll down for a first look at Cold Basement Dramatics' HEAT WAVE by Steven Simoncic, directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary! (more...)

HEAT WAVE, ANGRY F*GS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 today, February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015 - ANGRY F*GS, HEAT WAVE & 'MOTHER EARTH'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the actors in rehearsal! (more...)

HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

Cold Basement Dramatics Sets HEAT WAVE Cast, Beginning Next Month as Part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Cold Basement Dramatics announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Heat Wave, part of Garage Rep 2015 at the Steppenwolf Garage. Written by Steven Simoncic and directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary, the production will run February 20 - April 25, 2015 and marks the 20th anniversary of the Chicago heat wave of 1995. (more...)

Casting for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015 Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Now in its sixth year, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Garage Rep 2015, featuring three cutting-edge Chicago companies producing bold work in rotating repertory for ten weeks under Steppenwolf's banner. This year's Garage Rep features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. Casting and creative teams for each production included below. Performances run February 20, 2015 - April 26, 2015 in the Garage Theatre (1624 N. Halsted St.). Press weekend is March 7 and 8. Single tickets ($20) are now available through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), at ?312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Paul Dillon Stars in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, tonight, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Paul Dillon to Star in Profiles Theatre's HELLCAB, 11/8-1/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 21st, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 21, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Jungle Book' and 'Flashdance' depart, 'Pageant' and 'Ruthless!' appear, two musicals celebrating black music begin September 14 at BET and the Goodman, two Gary Griffin shows get their leading ladies, plus 'Hank Williams' and much more! (more...)

Buzz22 Chicago's SHE KILLS MONSTERS Adds Last Show at Steppenwolf Theatre, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Due to high demand for tickets, Buzz22 Chicago's critically acclaimed production of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, directed by Scott Weinstein, adds a final late-night performance as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep. This "clever, funny, moving, lively and delightfully geeky" (Chicago Tribune) play's last additional performance is Wednesday, April 17 at 10:30pm; this is the final extension. (more...)

Buzz22 Chicago's SHE KILLS MONSTERS Adds Final Performance at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Due to high demand for tickets, Buzz22 Chicago's critically acclaimed production of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, directed by Scott Weinstein, adds a final late-night performance as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep. This play's closing performance is Wednesday, April 17 at 10:30pm; this is the final extension. Garage Rep runs through April 21; tickets ($20) are on sale now through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Steppenwolf Adds Performance of Buzz22 Chicago's SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

By popular demand, Buzz22 Chicago's critically acclaimed production of She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, directed by Scott Weinstein, gets an additional performance as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep. This play now also performs on Tuesday, April 16 at 8pm; the ensemble cast of 11 remains intact. Garage Rep runs through April 21; tickets ($20) are on sale now through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Buzz22 Chicago's SHE KILLS MONSTERS in Steppenwolf's Garage Rep 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Performances of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep began February 15, 2013, featuring Bailiwick Chicago's See What I Wanna See, Buzz22 Chicago's She Kills Monsters and Theatre Seven of Chicago's BlackTop Sky. Under the leadership of Steppenwolf Associate Producer Jacob Padron, these innovative storefront companies perform in rotating repertory for a ten-week run through April 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at SHE KILLS MONSTERS below! (more...)

SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE, BLACKTOP SKY and More Set for Steppenwolf Theatre's GARAGE REP 2013, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Performances of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep are scheduled to begin February 15, 2013, featuring Bailiwick Chicago's See What I Wanna See, Buzz22 Chicago's She Kills Monsters and Theatre Seven of Chicago's BlackTop Sky. (more...)

SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE, BLACKTOP SKY and More Set for Steppenwolf Theatre's GARAGE REP 2013, Beg. 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Performances of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's fourth annual Garage Rep are scheduled to begin February 15, 2013, featuring Bailiwick Chicago's See What I Wanna See, Buzz22 Chicago's She Kills Monsters and Theatre Seven of Chicago's BlackTop Sky. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Casting for GARAGE REP 2013
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the casting and creative teams for Garage Rep 2013, featuring Bailiwick Chicago's See What I Wanna See, Buzz22 Chicago's She Kills Monsters and Theatre Seven of Chicago's BlackTop Sky. These innovative storefront companies perform in rotating repertory for a ten-week run, February 15 - April 21, 2013; performances are scheduled Wednesday through Friday at 8pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 4pm and 8pm in The Steppenwolf Garage (1624 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20) go on sale December 7 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

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