Photo Flash: The Holiday Hit BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns at The Neo-Futurist TheaterPhoto Flash: The Holiday Hit BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns at The Neo-Futurist Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

In celebration of their 30th anniversary season, The Neo-Futurists are thrilled to announce the return of holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD in co-production with The Ruffians for seven performances only, December 26 - 31, 2018 at The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys presents KIDS WRITE IT: 20 YEARS OF INTERGENERATIONAL STORYTELLING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys celebrates its 20th anniversary of arts education in Chicago Public Schools with a special one-night-only event: KIDS WRITE IT: 20 YEARS OF INTERGENERATIONAL STORYTELLING, featuring student-written stories from each of its 20 years, performed by the company's talented team of actor-educators, directed by Artistic Director Joseph Schupbach and co-directed by Co-Founder/Former Artistic Director Halena Kays. KIDS WRITE IT will be held on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 pm at The Athenaeum Theatre Main Stage, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.athenaeumtheatre.org, by calling (773) 935-6875 or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office.   (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Ruffians are thrilled to announce the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD for three performances only, December 16, 17 & 18, 2016.  The fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre celebrates the fifth anniversary of its creation at the theater where it was born, The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at brownpapertickets.com.   (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Ruffians are thrilled to announce the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD for three performances only, December 16, 17 & 18, 2016.  The fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre celebrates the fifth anniversary of its creation at the theater where it was born, The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at brownpapertickets.com.   (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Host Annual Pride Weekend Benefit 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES, 6/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

? The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Weekend benefit: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, a special edition of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes, Thursday, June 23 - Sunday, June 26, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster). This special edition corrals the queerest plays into one show that slays gender roles, celebrates deviance and benefits local LGBTQ organizations. (more...)

Simpatico Theatre Project Presents TIME IS ON OUR SIDE Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Simpatico Theatre Project's Season 11 exploration of progress and freedom continues this June with the commissioned world premiere of TIME IS ON OUR SIDE by R. Eric Thomas at our brand new home at the Theatre at the Drake. (more...)

Simpatico Theatre Project to Stage TIME IS ON OUR SIDE This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Simpatico Theatre Project's Season 11 exploration of progress and freedom continues this June with the commissioned world premiere of TIME IS ON OUR SIDE by R. Eric Thomas at our brand new home at the Theatre at the Drake. (more...)

Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA to Celebrate 15 Years of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Company members old and new will reunite as Barrel of Monkeys celebrates 15 years of its hit revue THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA with two special anniversary performances on Sunday April 17 at 2 pm and Monday, April 18 at 8 pm at its long-time home, the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.barrelofmonkeys.org or by calling (773) 506-7140. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots of The Ruffians' and The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD plays now through January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. BroadwayWorld has new shots of the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play tonight, November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 season with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre Spreads Holiday Cheer with A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Culinary Institute of America
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

A Christmas Carol promises a night to remember for the entire family with performances of this funny, dynamic, and face paced new adaptation of a favorite holiday classic December 4-6, 11-13, 16, and 18-19. In this adaptation by Patrick Barlow (creator of the Tony award-winning hit The 39 Steps), five actors bring Charles Dickens's iconic characters to life in this streamlined, highly theatrical re-telling of Scrooge's redemption-from miserly curmudgeon to a generous and kind member of society. Family members of all ages will come together to laugh, shed a tear, and revel in the joy of the season. (more...)

The Hypocrites' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 season with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites and The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to continue their 2015-16 with return of The Ruffians' critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring last season's full cast. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire has been an annual Chicago holiday favorite for two years running. BURNING BLUEBEARD will play November 19, 2015 - January 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

DIVINE/INTERVENTION to Examine Dual Life of Drag Icon, Beginning 8/16 at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

After a July premiere in Philadelphia, sbgProductions & Faux Real Entertainment will present the New York Premiere of DIVINE/INTERVENTION as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. This new play by E. Dale Smith based on an original concept by Mimi Imfurst (RuPaul's Drag Race) with direction by Braden Chapman (aka Imfurst), will run August 16 - 29 at The Lynn Redgrave Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Ruffians present the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for BURNING BLUEBEARD are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Monday, December 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns to Theater Wit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only tonight, December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns Now thru 1/4 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only today,December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Begins Tonight at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Ruffians have announced the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only tonight, December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action! (more...)

Ryan Walters Exhibit to Open Dec 1 at the King Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Melbourne, FL -- The impressionist landscapes of artist, Ryan Walters will be featured in the Harris Corporation Art Gallery at the King Center for the Performing Arts from December 1st to January 4th. (more...)

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