Chicago Theater Bike Ride to Celebrate Theater Community at Foster BeachChicago Theater Bike Ride to Celebrate Theater Community at Foster Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard, a 501(c)(3) organization, will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment (www.actorsfund.org), and TheEmergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREEStage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming world premiere of The Bottle Tree, written by Beth Kander and directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree is the first production of Stage Left' s 35th season.  (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces incoming Co-Artistic Directors and New Ensemble MembersStage Left Theatre Announces incoming Co-Artistic Directors and New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces that current Artistic Director Vance Smith will be succeeded by Co-Artistic Directors Jason A. Fleece and Amy Szerlong. An Ensemble Member since 2009, Fleece has served as Associate Artistic Director since 2013. He recently directed SLT's critically-acclaimed production of The Body of an American. Involved with Stage Left since 2012, Szerlong became an Artistic Associate in 2013 and an Ensemble Member in 2015. She is currently directing the world premiere of The Bottle Tree. Smith will maintain his role through October, and will produce The Bottle Tree with the assistance of the new leadership. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREEStage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming world premiere of The Bottle Tree, written by Beth Kander and directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree is the first production of Stage Left' s 35th season.  (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Sets 35th SeasonStage Left Theatre Sets 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Stage Left Theatre is pleased to announce the programming for its 35th season. The season begins with the world premiere of The Bottle Tree by Beth Kander directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree was developed through Stage Left's Downstage Left program, at the Ashland New Plays Festival and and has received an Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List for the past two years. Next, in the winter, Stage Left and Cor Theatre present a co-production of What of the Night? by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Carlos Murillo. This epic meditation on poverty in America was a Pultizer finalist in 1990. Cor Theatre Artistic Director Tosha Fowler says of the partnership, 'With admiration for Stage Left's longevity and the exciting opportunities they provide to artists through their strong commitment to mission, we at Cor are thrilled to announce a collaboration of theatre that is bound to leave you breathless. Combining Stage Left's strength with our fearless aesthetic, Fornes' poetically primal voice, and Carlos Murillo's passionate vision, What of the Night is going to be our biggest leap yet.' Finally, the company will present LeapFest, its annual developmental festival featuring workshop productions of new plays, at a time to be announced later. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Host LeapFest XIII, 6/25-7/31Stage Left Theatre to Host LeapFest XIII, 6/25-7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Stage Left Theatre is proud to present LeapFest XIII, Stage Left's annual new-play festival, running June 25 – July 31, 2016.  LeapFest features several new plays with socio-political themes, presented as workshop productions in rotating repertory. This year's festival includes new works from Mrinalini Kamath, Shayne Kennedy, Andrew Kramer, and Aline Lathrop (more...)

Eclipse Theatre Company's Seventh Annual Corona Award Ceremony Set for 12/15Eclipse Theatre Company's Seventh Annual Corona Award Ceremony Set for 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Eclipse Theatre Company will present its Seventh Annual Corona Award to Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky on December 15, 2015. The Corona Award honors an individual who has played an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago theatre community as well as small- to medium-sized Chicago theatre such as Eclipse. (more...)

Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride Honors Molly Glynn and Others Lost This YearChicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride Honors Molly Glynn and Others Lost This Year
by Jessica Khan - Sep 19, 2015

The Chicago theatre community will band together for a Memorial Bike Ride to commemorate those lost over the last year, including CHICAGO FIRE actress Molly Glynn. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Sets Season 34 CastingStage Left Theatre Sets Season 34 Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces casting for all three shows in the company's mainstage season as well as the addition to the company of two Ensemble Members and four Artistic Associates. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Winners of Downstage Left Residency MembersStage Left Theatre Announces Winners of Downstage Left Residency Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces the recipients of the Downstage Left Playwright Residencies for Season 34. Residencies are designed to help playwrights take a project from the conceptual stage all the way to a production-ready script. Playwrights work closely with ensemble directors and members of the literary team to design a process tailored for the particular needs of their project.  (more...)

Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride to Honor Molly Glynn and Others Lost This YearChicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride to Honor Molly Glynn and Others Lost This Year
by Jessica Showers - Jul 21, 2015

The Chicago theatre community will band together for a Memorial Bike Ride to commemorate those lost over the last year, including CHICAGO FIRE actress Molly Glynn. (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERSPhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Hypocrites conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing now through June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Stage Left Theatre's LeapFest XII to Run 7/13-31Stage Left Theatre's LeapFest XII to Run 7/13-31
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Stage Left Theatre will present LeapFest XII, Stage Left's annual new-play festival, running July 13th - 31, 2015.  LeapFest is an annual event featuring several new plays with socio-political themes, presented as workshop productions in rotating repertory. This year's festival includes new works from Kristiana Colon, Beth Kander, Evan Linder, and Jeff Tabnick .  (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Now thru 5/24Stage Left Theatre Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well written by William Shakespeare and directed by ensemble member Drew Martin. All's Well That Ends Well is the third and final production of Stage Left's 33rd season. Press opening is tonight, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont. The show runs through May 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS at The Den TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press performance is Wednesday, April 22 at 8 pm. (more...)

The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS Begins Tonight at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS Begins Tonight at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing tonight, April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

NBC's THE VOICE Completes Blind Auditions Rounds; 48 Artists to Face Battle Competition
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Coaches from NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the Battle Rounds phase of the competition. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 4/23-5/24Stage Left Theatre to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 4/23-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well written by William Shakespeare and directed by ensemble member Drew Martin. All's Well That Ends Well is the third and final production of Stage Left's 33rd season. Press opening is Thursday, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont. The show runs through May 24th. (more...)

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