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8:46 (BREATHING ROOM) Will Be Performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble This Month Photo 8:46 (BREATHING ROOM) Will Be Performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces 8:46 (Breathing Room), a new play festival of four commissioned plays each 8 minutes and 46 seconds long, in association with The Breath Project. 

PrideArts To Present Gender-Bending Virtual Reading Of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGH Photo PrideArts To Present Gender-Bending Virtual Reading Of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2021

PrideArts today announced a reading of Shakespeare's comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, to be performed Tuesday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm. Peter Vamvakas, who directed the company's readings of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and Joe Calarco's SHAKESPEARE'S R&J, will direct the classic as a gender bending romp through ancient Greece.

Cast Announced for PrideArts Virtual Reading of SHAKESPEARE'S R & J Photo Cast Announced for PrideArts Virtual Reading of SHAKESPEARE'S R & J
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

The play by Joe Calarco, for this presentation, is set in an exclusive Catholic boarding school for girls, where a group of girls begin to read ROMEO AND JULIET aloud after school, and they become so enmeshed in the emotion that the rigidity of their lives begins to parallel the lives of the characters in the play.

PrideArts Announces Cast for Live Virtual Reading of MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET Photo PrideArts Announces Cast for Live Virtual Reading of MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2021

Full casting was announced today for PrideArts’ January 26 reading of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET. Curtain time will be 7 pm. Christian Helem, who recently directed Stage Left Theatre’s virtual production of THE PROJECT(S), is directing.

Lifeline Theatre Presents World Premiere Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN Photo Lifeline Theatre Presents World Premiere Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2018

LifelineTheatre presents Frankenstein, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Paul S. Holmquist. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, Kauzlaric and Holmquist, creators of The Island of Dr. Moreau in 2007 (winner of five Non-Equity Jeff Awards, including Production-Play and New Adaptation), return to the world of psychological suspense.

Photo Flash: First Look at JULIUS CAESAR at the Michigan Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, directed by MSF Producing Artistic Director Janice L Blixt. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opens 2017 Michigan Shakespeare Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, opened their 2017 MSF Season Saturday night with an hilarious and romantic performance of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

MSF Announces Major 2017 Season Details at Saturday Night's Triumphant PRIVATE LIVES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, designated by the Governor and State Legislature, continued their 2017 "Lend Me Your Ears" reading series with Noel Coward's sophisticated comedy PRIVATE LIVES.  The reading, held at Jackson's Symphony Orchestra Hall (which also houses the offices of the MSF), featured touring company actors Derek Ridge and Sara Long, long-time artistic associate David Blixt, and Producing Artistic Director Janice L Blixt.

Photo Flash: First Look at DON'T TAKE ME OVER at Black Ensemble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick), written by Jackie Taylorand directed by Rueben Echoles. DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick) runs at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, now through May 15, 2016. The official press opening is Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Black Ensemble Theater to Continue 40th Anniversary with DON'T MAKE ME OVER Tribute to Dionne Warwick
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick), written by Jackie Taylor and directed by Rueben Echoles.

Black Ensemble Theater to Continue 40th Anniversary with DON'T MAKE ME OVER Tribute to Dionne Warwick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor continue the 40th Anniversary Season (The Season of Greatest Hits) with DON'T MAKE ME OVER (In Tribute to Dionne Warwick), written by Jackie Taylor and directed by Rueben Echoles.