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Paula Vogel to Appear as Guest Speaker at Goodman Theatre Luncheon Photo Paula Vogel to Appear as Guest Speaker at Goodman Theatre Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Goodman Theatre celebrates teaching, learning and transformation with its "Igniting Imagination: The Art of Great Teaching" Education and Engagement luncheon on Thursday, September 20. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and educator Paula Vogel will join Walter Director of Education and Engagement Willa J. Taylor in conversation about art of teaching and importance of mentorship in shaping young minds.

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents THE DINGDONG: OR HOW THE FRENCH KISS Photo Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents THE DINGDONG: OR HOW THE FRENCH KISS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage (COD) opens its 2018-2019 season with "The Dingdong, or How the French Kiss," a new adaptation by Mark Shanahan from "Le Dindon" by Georges Feydeau. Five actors play 13 roles in this bubbly, fast-paced adaptation of Feydeau's classic directed by BTE Artistic Director Connie Canaday Howard, where opening the wrong door can lead to mayhem, giggles and ultimately some unexpected understandings of a happy marriage. The play runs Sept. 6-Oct. 7. There will be a preview Sept. 6. Press opening is Friday, Sept. 7.   

Goodman Theatre And The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) Co-Present MENDOZA Photo Goodman Theatre And The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) Co-Present MENDOZA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

In a unique addition to its upcoming 2018/2019 Season, Goodman Theatre and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) will present the U.S. premiere of Mendoza by Los Colochos of Mexico City-the latest in a 30-year history of premiering works by prominent local, national and international Latino playwrights and theater companies. Mendoza is presented as part of Destinos-the 2nd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, a seven-week festival of Latino theater artists and companies from Chicago, the U.S. and Latin America in shows, panels and student performances at venues citywide. A radically reimagined adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, Mendoza is a tale of ambition, blood and power by Antonio Zuñiga and Juan Carrillo, directed by Carrillo and presented in Spanish with English supertitles. The limited engagement of Mendoza appears October 2-7, 2018 at Goodman Theatre (170 N. Dearborn); tickets ($25-32; subject to change) go on sale Friday, August 24 by telephone 312.443.3800 or online GoodmanTheatre.org/Mendoza.

SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Comes to Redtwist Theatre Photo SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Comes to Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

What happens when a total stranger enters your life and changes it forever? Based on a true story, this Olivier Award winner for Best Play examines the impact of a charming young con man on a mature wealthy woman when she suddenly begins to care for his well-being. (Note: The play includes a brief scene with nudity)

2018 New Stages Fest Lineup Announced Photo 2018 New Stages Fest Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

This fall, Goodman Theatre presents its New Stages Festival-a free annual celebration and discovery of new plays by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. Audiences experience a first look at seven new works-including three fully staged developmental productions (performed in repertory) There's Always the Hudson by Paola Lazaro-Muñoz; Felons and Familias by Sandra Delgado; Graveyard Shift by Korde Arrington Tuttle. In addition, four staged readings appear during the last weekend of the festival (October 4-7) including The Wizards by Ricardo Gamboa; Between Covers by Sarah Schulman; Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle; and Cressida on Top by Paula Vogel.

Chicagoland Students to Make Goodman Debut in PlayBuild Youth Intensive and Musical T Photo Chicagoland Students to Make Goodman Debut in PlayBuild Youth Intensive and Musical Theater Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

More than 60 Chicagoland students make their Goodman Theatre debut on the mainstage to conclude summer programming-PlayBuild Youth Intensive and Musical Theater Intensive-on August 10 and 11 at 7pm. The free programs were taught over a course of seven-to-eight weeks in the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement.

Eclipse Theatre's 2018 William Inge Season Continues with BUS STOP Photo Eclipse Theatre's 2018 William Inge Season Continues with BUS STOP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Eclipse Theatre Company, the only Midwest theatre company to feature one playwright in one season, will continue their 2018 William Inge Season with Bus Stop, directed by ensemble member Steve Scott.

Goodman Theatre's Playwrights Unit Presents Free Staged Readings Photo Goodman Theatre's Playwrights Unit Presents Free Staged Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Goodman Theatre announces a line-up of free staged readings written by members of its Playwrights Unit-a year-long residency for Chicago-based writers to develop their plays-in-progress with the Goodman's artistic team, in partnership with Chicago Dramatists. Members of the 2017/2018 Playwrights Unit include Sam Collier, Ricardo Gamboa, Isaac Gomez, Kristin Idaszak and Nigel O'Hearn. Free, one-time-only readings take place July 14-18 at Goodman Theatre (170 N. Dearborn); to make a reservation call 312.443.3800 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org/PlaywrightsUnit. Availability is extremely limited.

Goodman Theatre's Playwrights Unit Presents Free Staged Readings Photo Goodman Theatre's Playwrights Unit Presents Free Staged Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Goodman Theatre announces a line-up of free staged readings written by members of its Playwrights Unit-a year-long residency for Chicago-based writers to develop their plays-in-progress with the Goodman's artistic team, in partnership with Chicago Dramatists.

BET & Wingstop To Host HipHopDX's 3rd Annual Rappers VS Gamers Tag-Team Tournament: D Photo BET & Wingstop To Host HipHopDX's 3rd Annual Rappers VS Gamers Tag-Team Tournament: DX TURBO III
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

HipHopDX, the #1 Hip Hop news source is bringing back their extremely popular annual video game tournament, DX TURBO. This year's event, DX TURBO III, is sponsored by BET, the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music and news television programming for the African-American audience and Wingstop, a worldwide franchise who remains on the cutting edge of digital ordering technology. DX TURBO III, is a highly anticipated event and will once again pit teams of professional gamers and celebrities face off against one another in this year's competition, Tekken 7, a fighting game developed and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is the ninth installment in the Tekken series, and the first to make use of the Unreal Engine. This exciting double elimination tournament will consist of eight teams of two players, which consist of one Hip Hop artist and one professional gamer.

BTE Adds Six New Ensemble Members Photo BTE Adds Six New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, is pleased to announce six new ensemble members.  

Eclipse Theatre's 2018 William Inge Season Continues with BUS STOP Photo Eclipse Theatre's 2018 William Inge Season Continues with BUS STOP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Eclipse Theatre Company, the only Midwest theatre company to feature one playwright in one season, will continue their 2018 William Inge Season with Bus Stop, directed by ensemble member Steve Scott.

Photo Flash: Chicago Theatre Community Turn Out for League of Chicago Theatres Annual Photo Photo Flash: Chicago Theatre Community Turn Out for League of Chicago Theatres Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

The League of Chicago Theatres held the 2018 Annual Gala, an elegant event that brings together friends of Chicago theatre to raise funds for programs to support Chicagoland's more than 250-member theatre companies. The event, which had 245 attendees and raised $125,000, was held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place. 

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Holds 2nd Annual Trivia Night Benefit Photo Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Holds 2nd Annual Trivia Night Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, hosts its 2nd Annual Trivia Night to benefit BTE at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College of DuPage, Wednesday, May 30, 7-9:30 p.m.

200 Students Make Goodman Debut in DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS Photo 200 Students Make Goodman Debut in DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Goodman Theatre is pleased to announce the "Disney Musicals in Schools" Student Share Celebration, featuring nearly 200 students from five Chicago schools performing for their classmates, families and community members.

Goodman Theatre Announces Full Cast for SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN Photo Goodman Theatre Announces Full Cast for SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The world's changing, bro. This summer, Goodman Theatre premieres Support Group for Men, a new comedy by Ellen Fairey, directed by Kimberly Senior. Fairey, whose work has been hailed 'a must-see for anyone who follows important new plays' (Chicago Tribune), explores shifting social and gender roles through the lens of four men who gather every Thursday night to vent about middle-aged maladies.

BWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Photo BWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
by Emily McClanathan - May 7, 2018

Playwright John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR fits neatly into the tradition of his Irish-American heritage; through unpretentious characters and witty dialogue, he spins a tale that explores universal themes of loneliness, longing, home, and family. Steve Scott directs this production by the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, the Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn, IL.

Cast Announced For FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Photo Cast Announced For FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Goodman Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Niegel Smith. Parks, in her "finest work yet" (New York Times), serves up "an American story as much about our present as it is about our past" (Los Angeles Times). Filled with wit, poetry and original music composed by Grammy Award winner Justin Ellington and performed on stage nightly by Chicago native blues musician Melody Angel, the production follows Hero (Kamal Angelo Bolden), a Texas slave, who faces a simple yet monumental choice: join his master in the Confederate army to win his freedom-or remain enslaved at the plantation. Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) appears May 25 - June 24, 2018 (opening night is June 4 at 7pm) in Goodman Theatre's 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre. The estimated run time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Tickets ($10 - $40; subject to change) are available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Father , by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 N. Dearborn). The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation is the Major Production Sponsor and American Airlines is the Contributing Sponsor.

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 2018-2019 Season Photo Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 season.

Goodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for Streaming Photo Goodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for Streaming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

From internationally-celebrated novel, to world-premiere stage adaptation, to groundbreaking online event. Late Chilean author/poet Roberto Bolaño's 2666, co-adapted and co-directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls and Chicago-based playwright Seth Bockley, is now streaming.

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