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Invictus Theatre Company Announces HAMLET Cast Photo Invictus Theatre Company Announces HAMLET Cast
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

Invictus Theatre Company today announced casting for its production of Shakespeare's HAMLET, the opening production in its fifth season of plays. The popular tragedy will be performed October 21 through November 21, 2021 in the company's new venue at 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater (the space formerly known as The Frontier). Press opening is Monday, October 25 at 7:30 pm.

Broken Nose Theatre Presents BECHDEL FEST 8: REALIGN Photo Broken Nose Theatre Presents BECHDEL FEST 8: REALIGN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

Broken Nose Theatre will present BECHDEL FEST 8: REALIGN, the company’s annual festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of femme, female-identifying, non-binary, trans and queer actors talking about things other than men.

Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of A DICKENS CAROL Photo Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of A DICKENS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2019

Announcing casting the world premiere of a?oeA Dickens Carola??.  An all-new holiday tradition that re-imagines the story of Scrooge from Dickens' point of view and real-life events.

Broken Nose Theatre Presents BECHDEL FEST 7: MOMENTUM Photo Broken Nose Theatre Presents BECHDEL FEST 7: MOMENTUM
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2019

Broken Nose Theatre presents BECHDEL FEST 7: MOMENTUM, the company's annual festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors talking about things other than men.

Full Line-Up Announced For Broken Nose Theatre's BECHDEL FEST 7 Photo Full Line-Up Announced For Broken Nose Theatre's BECHDEL FEST 7
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2019

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce the full line-up for BECHDEL FEST 7: MOMENTUM, the company's annual festival of new short plays featuring an ensemble of female-identifying and non-binary actors talking about things other than men. Presented as part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, BECHDEL FEST will play four performances only, August 25 - 28, 2019 at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St. in Chicago. Tickets for all BNT productions are available on a "pay-what-you-can" basis, allowing patrons to set their own price and ensuring theatre remains economically accessible for all audiences. Suggested price is $25. Tickets are currently available at www.steppenwolf.org or by calling (312) 335-1650.

The New Colony Presents the UNCHARTED Festival Photo The New Colony Presents the UNCHARTED Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

The New Colony presents UNCHARTED, a two-week showcase of plays at different points in their journeys to production, playing July 11 - 20, 2019 at TNC's resident home, The Den Theatre (2B) 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

Pride Films and Plays Announces Full Cast for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA Photo Pride Films and Plays Announces Full Cast for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA
by Sarah Hookey - May 15, 2019

Full casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago Premiere of CASA VALENTINA, by Harvey Fierstein, one of the giants of gay writing and stagecraft of our time. CASA VALENTINA, which premiered on Broadway in 2014, was nominated for that season's Tony Award¬ģ for Best Play. Pride Films and Plays Artistic Associate Michael D. Graham will direct.

A DICKENS CAROL Comes to Madison Street Theatre Photo A DICKENS CAROL Comes to Madison Street Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2018

Before Scrooge.  Before Jacob Marley.  Charles Dickens had his own ghosts to contend with.

Oak Park Festival Theatre Announces The Cast And Production Of A DICKENS CAROL Photo Oak Park Festival Theatre Announces The Cast And Production Of A DICKENS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2018

Before Scrooge. Before Jacob Marley. Charles Dickens had his own ghosts to contend with.

Photo Flash: The New Colony Hosts the World Premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE Photo Photo Flash: The New Colony Hosts the World Premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2018

The New Colony, under the new artistic leadership of Fin Coe* and Stephanie Shum*, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE, written by Co-Artistic Director Fin Coe* and directed by James Fleming.

Casting Announced For The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE Photo Casting Announced For The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The New Colony, under the new artistic leadership of Fin Coe* and Stephanie Shum*, is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE, a journey down the rabbit hole of online masculinity cults written by Co-Artistic Director Fin Coe* and directed by James Fleming. 

The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE Makes World Premiere At The Den Theatre Photo The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE Makes World Premiere At The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

The New Colony, under the new artistic leadership of Fin Coe* and Stephanie Shum*, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE, written by Co-Artistic Director Fin Coe* and directed by James Fleming.

Casting Announced For The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE Photo Casting Announced For The New Colony's FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2018

The New Colony, under the new artistic leadership of Fin Coe* and Stephanie Shum*, is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE, a journey down the rabbit hole of online masculinity cults written by Co-Artistic Director Fin Coe* and directed by James Fleming. 

A DICKENS CAROL to Make World Premiere at Oak Park Festival Theatre Photo A DICKENS CAROL to Make World Premiere at Oak Park Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

Before Scrooge. Before Jacob Marley. Charles Dickens had his own ghosts to contend with. Announcing the world premiere of 'A Dickens Carol,' an all-new holiday tradition that re-imagines the story of Scrooge from Dickens' point of view and real-life events.

A DICKENS CAROL to Make World Premiere at Oak Park Festival Theatre Photo A DICKENS CAROL to Make World Premiere at Oak Park Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Before Scrooge. Before Jacob Marley. Charles Dickens had his own ghosts to contend with. Announcing the world premiere of 'A Dickens Carol,' an all-new holiday tradition that re-imagines the story of Scrooge from Dickens' point of view and real-life events.

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates Photo Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates.

Jeff Awards 2017 Non-Equity Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Jeff Awards announced, via a special video presentation, a total of 127 nominations in 26 categories for the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017.  Hosting the video presentation were Alexis Roston and Lillian Castillo, who will be this year's Mistresses of Ceremonies at the Awards event on June 5 at The Athenaeum.

Spartan Theatre Company to Stage Theresa Rebeck's SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Spartan Theatre Company presents Theresa Rebeck's Seminar.

Wildclaw Theatre presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK previews Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, press opening, Thursday, March 23rd with public opening Friday, March 24th. The classic bone-chilling play will be performed at The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Chicago. Thursday-Sundays until April 23rd. Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm.

BLIZZARD '67, MUTHALAND and More Set for 16th Street's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

16th Street Theater announces their 10th Anniversary Season 2017: The Journey featuring three exceptional plays about journeys by writers Jon Steinhagen, Karen Zacarias and Minita Gandhi as well as a return to nine plays by past playwrights-in-residence.

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