Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of MOBY DICK - REHEARSED, Orson Welles's Adaptation Of Herman Melville's NovelShakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of MOBY DICK - REHEARSED, Orson Welles's Adaptation Of Herman Melville's Novel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago presents a special production of MOBY DICK-REHEARSED, Orson Welles's adaption of Herman Melville's novel, for two performances: March 15 at the Niles-Maine District Library and March 16 at the Newberry Library. The theatrical reading is part of the Newberry's special exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of Melville's birth - 'Melville: Finding America at Sea.' Admission is free and registration is required at both venues. (more...)

Susan Stroman To Direct THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Alabama Next YearSusan Stroman To Direct THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Alabama Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA), Calhoun Community College, Athens State University, Red Mountain Theatre Company and The Princess Theatre will host a press event on Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:30 pm at The Princess Theater to announce details for the Alabama premier of the Tony nominated musical "The Scottsboro Boys". (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's TEN 2019Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's TEN 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The Gift Theatre presents TEN 2019, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino. (more...)

The Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2019: Festival Of Ten-Minute World Premiere PlaysThe Gift Theatre Presents TEN 2019: Festival Of Ten-Minute World Premiere Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The Gift Theatre is pleased to present TEN 2019, the company's annual season kick-off festival of ten world premiere ten-minute pieces by The Gift and guest artists, curated by Artistic Director Michael Patrick Thornton and Associate Artistic Directors Paul D'Addario and Emjoy Gavino. TEN will play January 10 - 20, 2019 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Tickets for TEN are free for Gift subscribers and $10 for the general public. Tickets are currently available by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071 or visiting thegifttheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANYBWW Previews: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY
by Maggie Yates - Dec 4, 2018

For Ensemble's upcoming extravaganza, 'The Legend of Georgia McBride' (by Matthew Lopez, directed by Jenny Sullivan), actors Stephen Spencer and Bill Brochtrup have stepped up to the challenge of transforming into drag queens. The play follows Elvis impersonator Casey (Spencer), who gets fired from his gig at a Florida bar to make room for the newest entertainment sensation, a drag show starring Miss Tracey Mills (Brochtrup). With a pregnant wife at home, Casey has to adapt or find another job, so he tries his hand at female impersonation. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Company Continues Anniversary Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDEEnsemble Theatre Company Continues Anniversary Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Elvis has indeed left the building! ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) is thrilled to announce the second show of its 40th Anniversary Season, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE, written by Matthew Lopez, directed by Jenny Sullivan with choreography by Jamie Torcellini. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE begins previews on Thursday, December 6, opens on Saturday, December 8, and runs through Sunday, December 23, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of Rarely Seen PERICLESShakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of Rarely Seen PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago kicks off its 24th Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare and Wilkins's rarely seen epic romance PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE, running Oct. 19-25, 2018, at eight Chicago-area venues, including two venues new for this season in La Grange and Elmhurst. (more...)

Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Theatrical Readings Of WOMEN BEWARE WOMENShakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Theatrical Readings Of WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago continues its 23rd Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comic drama WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN, running Feb. 23-27, 2018, at six Chicago-area venues. (more...)

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago to Present Free Readings of AS YOU LIKE ITThe Shakespeare Project of Chicago to Present Free Readings of AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago kicks off its 23rd Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's pastoral comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, running October 20-25, 2017, at six Chicago-area venues. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at QUEEN World Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. Queen runs now through May 14, 2017, with the press performance tonight, April 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Managing Director Erica Daniels, announces a one-night-only Earth Day event surrounding its World Premiere production of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz.   (more...)

Victory Gardens to Present World Premiere of QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2017: MONEYPENNY: A JAMES BOND CABARET at Upstairs At La Boehme
by Barry Lenny - Feb 19, 2017

Sexy music with class in a martini glass, shaken not stirred. (more...)

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.   (more...)

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.   (more...)

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.   (more...)

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.   (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Presents Chicago Premiere of Stoppard's DARKSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

?The Shakespeare Project of Chicago is proud to announce that it will present a special live performance of Tom Stoppard's radio play DARKSIDE on Sunday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at The Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Avenue, Chicago. (more...)

World Premiere of BODY & BLOOD Set for Gift Theatre, Now thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Gift Theatre artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton announces the world premiere of smart, exhilarating new play Body & Blood by Gift Co-Founder and playwright, William Nedved and directed by Marti Lyons, who previously directed Bethany last season and recently directed Thornton in Lookingglass' Title and Deed. Body & Blood features Gift ensemble members Lynda Newton (The Royal Society of Antarctica) and Gabe Franken (Thinner Than Water) with guest artists Cyd Blakewell (Griffin Theatre Company's Balm in Gilead), Stephen Spencer (Remy Bumppo's Our Class) and Nicholas Harazin (Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Macbeth). (more...)

BODY & BLOOD Begins Tonight at The Gift Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The Gift Theatre artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton presents the World Premiere of Body & Blood, the smart, exhilarating new play by Gift Co-Founder and playwright William Nedved, directed by Marti Lyons, who recently directed Thornton in Lookingglass' Title and Deed. Body & Blood features The Gift ensemble members Lynda Newton (The Royal Society of Antarctica) and Gabriel Franken (Thinner Than Water) with guest artists Cyd Blakewell (Griffin Theatre Company's Balm in Gilead), Stephen Spencer (Remy Bumppo's Our Class) and Nicholas Harazin (Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Macbeth). Body & Blood runs tonight, June 11 - August 9 at The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Avenue. Press opening is Monday, June 15 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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