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TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective Photo TimeLine Theatre Company Announces 2020-22 Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced that four new playwrights have joined its Playwrights Collective, the company's new play incubator.

Chicago Dramatists Announces Online Summer Class Lineup & 20% Discount Photo Chicago Dramatists Announces Online Summer Class Lineup & 20% Discount
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

Chicago Dramatists has announced its summer line up of writing courses!  All classes this summer session will be held online, via Zoom, and they are offering a record number of new classes.  For the summer session, they are offering a 20% discount on select classes, when students use promo code SummerQuarter20 at checkout.  This offer is only good when applied before June 8.  (The courses that make use of this discount are specified below).  

Chicago Dramatists Announces Spring Classes 2020 Photo Chicago Dramatists Announces Spring Classes 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Wilmette's Actors Training Center Partners With Chicago Dramatists On New Classes Thi Photo Wilmette's Actors Training Center Partners With Chicago Dramatists On New Classes This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Actors Training Center (ATC), the North Shore training center that has garnered a national reputation for training actors since 2007 is proud to announce a new educational partnership with Chicago Dramatics, the arts organization based in Chicago and has developed new plays and nurtured new playwrights since 1980. The partnership is focused on arts education with two classes at ATC in Wilmette starting Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. These classes utilize the skills and knowledge of Chicago Dramatist-affiliated instructors to educate ATC's students in the field that are relevant to them and offer an opportunity to increase skills needed to pursue a career in their desired field. 

Chicago Dramatists Announce Winter Class Schedule Photo Chicago Dramatists Announce Winter Class Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

Chicago Dramatists has announced its winter line up of writing courses, many of which are brand new to our curriculum. a??For the winter session, we are offering a 20% Partnership Discount to members of Broadway World. Use promo code PartnerWinter20 at checkout to redeem this offer. a??We hope you'll make use of this offer, and join us this winter in some of our warm and creative classrooms.

Chicago Dramatists Announce Fall Line Up and 20% Discount Photo Chicago Dramatists Announce Fall Line Up and 20% Discount
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019

Chicago Dramatists is thrilled to announce our Fall line up of courses, including two courses that are completely new to Chicago Dramatists. For a limited time, we are offering a 20% Partnership Discount to Members of Broadway World, on applicable classes. We hope you'll make use of this offer, and join us for an exhilarating Autumn.

Haven Theatre Sets DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017 Lineup at The Den Theatre Photo Haven Theatre Sets DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017 Lineup at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Haven Theatre will present its third DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative showcasing the talents of three early career directors.

Haven Theatre Announces Full Line-Up for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017 Photo Haven Theatre Announces Full Line-Up for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce the line-up for its third DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative showcasing the talents of three early career directors. This season, Kristen Johnson directs Vaclav Havel's riveting political satire THE PROTEST, Ian Martin helms Amiri Baraka's THE TOILET, a powerful look at love and empathy, and Lexi Saunders directs Rachel Dubose's sharply funny and biting new play THE DEPARTURE. The three fully-produced productions will run back-to-back in one program. DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 2017 will play October 16 - November 1, 2017 at Haven Theatre's resident home, The Den Theatre (2A), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. All performances are pay-what-you-can. Tickets are currently available at haventheatrechicago.com. 

BLIZZARD '67 Extends Into March at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER now runs through March 4, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn.  

Jon Steinhagen's BLIZZARD '67 to Open 16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER January 12 - February 18, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Today, January 19 @ 7:30 PM.  

Jon Steinhagen's BLIZZARD '67 to Open 16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER January 12 - February 18, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Today, January 19 @ 7:30 PM.  

Jon Steinhagen's BLIZZARD '67 to Open 16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER January 12 - February 18, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Thursday, January 19 @ 7:30 PM.  

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.

BLIZZARD '67, MUTHALAND and More Set for 16th Street's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 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.

Chicago Dramatists' 2015-16 Season to Feature Pair of World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

From an Autistic young man attempting to make friends in Wrigleyville bars to a single mother's desperate venture to realize the American Dream, Chicago Dramatists' 2015-2016 season features the world premieres of plays that aren't afraid to tackle complex, intense issues with bold story lines, sharp wit and emotional depth. Stocked with characters that challenge perceptions of people with developmental disabilities and uncover simple, poignant truths about family, BEAUTIFUL AUTISTIC by Scott Woldman will kick off the new season in February followed by AMERICAN BEAUTY SHOP by Dana Lynn Formby in May.

Chicago Dramatists to Host Memorial for Russ Tutterow, 7/13 at the Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Chicago Dramatists and the Chicago theatre community sadly lost Emeritus Artistic Director Russ Tutterow on May 4, 2015 to cancer. In tribute to his three decades of loving dedication to developing plays and playwrights for the American theatre, on Monday, July 13, 2015 friends, acquaintances, and admirers of Mr. Tutterow will gather to honor his profound legacy and influence on their personal and professional lives and on theatre in Chicago and across the country.

The Goodman Theatre to Hold Memorial Celebration for Russ Tutterow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2015

The Goodman hosts "An Evening of Sharing" honoring the life and legacy of Russ Tutterow (1946-2015), Chicago Dramatists' Emeritus Artistic Director whose commitment to developing plays and playwrights for the American theater spanned three decades and hundreds of artists.

Griffin Theatre Company Wins Big at Chicago's 42nd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

June 8, 2015 - Chicago, IL. "The Wild Party," a dark, sensual, wanton musical, and "Men Should Weep," a tale of a disordered Scottish tenement household, took home top honors Monday, June 8, at Park West during the 42nd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony recognizing excellence in non-union Chicago theatre. Bailiwick Chicago's musical of Michael LaChiusa's "The Wild Party" led all musical nominees with eight awards, and Griffin Theatre's "Men Should Weep" led play nominees with three awards.

Russ Tutterow to Receive Jeff Awards Non-Equity Special Award
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee will pay a special tribute to the career and legacy of Russ Tutterow at the 2015 Non-Equity Awards Ceremony on June 8, 2015 at Park West.

Russ Tutterow to Step Down as Artistic Director of Chicago Dramatists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

After serving as Chicago Dramatists' first and only Artistic Director for 30 years - arguably one of the longest artistic leadership terms ever held at a Chicago theatre - Russ Tutterow is stepping aside.

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