Hit Improv Show YOU & ME Returns to the Filament Theatre Hit Improv Show YOU & ME Returns to the Filament Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Chicago actor, improviser, and director Michael Patrick Thornton brings back his hit improv show YOU & ME, a two-person, entirely improvised, no suggestion-inspired set featuring Thornton and a different guest artist each week.  (more...)

Hit Improv Show YOU & ME Returns to the Filament Theatre Hit Improv Show YOU & ME Returns to the Filament Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Chicago actor, improviser, and director Michael Patrick Thornton brings back his hit improv show YOU & ME, a two-person, entirely improvised, no suggestion-inspired set featuring Thornton and a different guest artist each week.  (more...)

Recipients of the 45th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Announced Recipients of the 45th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Jeff Awards announced recipients of the 45th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards on Monday, June 11, at the Athenaeum Theatre. (more...)

Nominees Announced For the 45th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards; Griffin Theatre Company Leads With 14 Nominations Nominees Announced For the 45th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards; Griffin Theatre Company Leads With 14 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Jeff Awards announced today a total of 115 nominations in 19 categories for the 45th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: Raven Theatre presents NICE GIRL by Melissa Ross Photo Flash: Raven Theatre presents NICE GIRL by Melissa Ross
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 35th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross's humorous and heartfelt play NICE GIRL, directed by Lauren Shouse, playing January 24 March 11, 2018 in Raven's 105-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.raventheatre.com or by calling (773) 338-2177. (more...)

Casting Announced for Raven Theatre's Chicago Premiere of NICE GIRL Casting Announced for Raven Theatre's Chicago Premiere of NICE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Raven Theatre has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross's humorous and heartfelt play NICE GIRL, directed by Lauren Shouse. (more...)

Raven Theatre's NICE GIRL Makes Chicago Premiere Raven Theatre's NICE GIRL Makes Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 35th anniversary season with the Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross's humorous and heartfelt play NICE GIRL, directed by Lauren Shouse, playing January 24 March 11, 2018 in Raven's 105-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.raventheatre.com or by calling (773) 338-2177. The press opening is Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for Raven Theatre's Chicago Premiere of NICE GIRL Casting Announced for Raven Theatre's Chicago Premiere of NICE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Raven Theatre has announced casting for its Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross's humorous and heartfelt play NICE GIRL, directed by Lauren Shouse. (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE NIGHT SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the third and final production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season, May 12  - June 24, directed by Elly Green, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Previews are May 12 - 13, 18 - 19 at 8 p.m., May 14 and 21 at 4 p.m. The press opening is Monday, May 22 at 8 p.m. with a Board Night Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. with an open bar and appetizers. All performances have ground level access and are wheelchair accessible, with a special Access Project performance Sunday, June 4 at 4 p.m. with a touch tour at 2:45 p.m.* An industry performance is on Monday, June 5 at 8 p.m for $18. Preview tickets are $15 with regular run tickets $30, they may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available.  (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Ends Season with NIGHT SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the third and final production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season, May 12 - June 24, directed by Elly Green, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard. (more...)

Indie Boots Theatre Festival Kicks Off 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The fourth annual Indie Boots Theatre Festival celebrates new short plays with underrepresented perspectives on whose stories are worth telling, what's funny, and how the world works. From hilarious comedies to thoughtful dramas, from angsty realism to sci-fi adventures, the plays and their characters grapple with love, feminism, LGBTQ communities, friendship, history, intricacies of language, activism, and a missing vibrator. (more...)

BWW Review: MAKE ME A MUSICAL Performers Hit Comedy Heights at PASA
by Andrew Anderson - Apr 2, 2016

There are some terrific performances by a hand-picked cast in PASA's American premiere production of Make Me a Musical, a show that takes an affectionate dig at a number of classic musicals. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Seeks Submissions for 'The Pioneer Series'; Kicks Off with TRACES This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

?Jackalope Theatre Company (JTC) is proud to announce The Pioneer Series, hosted in their newly upgraded storefront studio, The Frontier, located at 1106 W Thorndale in Chicago. (more...)

Feast Productions' TRACES Set for Jackalope Theatre Company's Pioneer Series, Now thru 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Feast Productions has announced the world premiere of TRACES, the first production in Jackalope Theatre Company's new works program/initiative, the Pioneer Series, in The Frontier, Jackalope's newly renovated storefront performance venue. TRACES is an urban faerie tale based on the Scottish folk ballad Tam Lin, written by Shannon Pritchard and directed by Jessica Fisch. Playing today, March 6-28, 2015 at The Frontier, at 1106 W Thorndale Ave, TRACES is the result of a partnership between Feast Productions and Jackalope Theatre Company. The Press Performance is Monday, March 9 at 8pm. (more...)

Feast Productions' TRACES Set for Jackalope Theatre Company's Pioneer Series, 3/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Feast Productions has announced the world premiere of TRACES, the first production in Jackalope Theatre Company's new works program/initiative, the Pioneer Series, in The Frontier, Jackalope's newly renovated storefront performance venue. TRACES is an urban faerie tale based on the Scottish folk ballad Tam Lin, written by Shannon Pritchard and directed by Jessica Fisch. Playing March 6-28, 2015 at The Frontier, at 1106 W Thorndale Ave, TRACES is the result of a partnership between Feast Productions and Jackalope Theatre Company. The Press Performance is Monday, March 9 at 8pm. (more...)

Jackalope's 5th Annual Living Newspapers Festival to Run 8/20-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Jackalope Theatre Company presents the 5th Annual Living Newspapers Festival. In homage to the 1930's Living Newspapers of the Federal Theatre Project, Jackalope has assembled an exciting group of Chicago playwrights, directors, and actors to dramatize stories ripped from recent newspaper headlines. Presented for a One-Weekend limited engagement at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave, the show will run August 20-24, today - Sunday at 8:00pm. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved via jackalopetheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos for Interrobang's THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project concludes its 2013-14 season with Calamity West's world premiere THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, based on Henrik Ibsen's classic drama A Doll's House, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost, playing through June 8, 2014 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport in Chicago. Tickets for THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD are available at www.athenaeumtheatre.org, in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box office or by calling (773) 935-6875. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Interrobang Theatre's THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project concludes its 2013-14 season with Calamity West's world premiere THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, based on Henrik Ibsen's classic drama A Doll's House, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost, playing through June 8, 2014 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport in Chicago. Tickets for THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD are available at www.athenaeumtheatre.org, in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box office or by calling (773) 935-6875. The press opening is Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8 pm. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Presents 'THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT' at Athenaeum Theatre, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to conclude its 2013-14 season with Calamity West's world premiere THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, based on Henrik Ibsen's classic drama A Doll's House, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost, playing today, May 8 - June 8, 2014 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport in Chicago. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Presents World Premiere of THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to conclude its 2013-14 season with Calamity West's world premiere THE DOLL'S HOUSE PROJECT: IBSEN IS DEAD, based on Henrik Ibsen's classic drama A Doll's House, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost, playing today, May 8 - June 8, 2014 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport in Chicago. (more...)

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