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International Voices Project Announces Virtual 11th Season of Play Readings Photo International Voices Project Announces Virtual 11th Season of Play Readings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

International Voices Project has announced that its 11th season of play readings by playwrights from around the world takes place virtually, September 2 - October 21.

 Playhouse on the Square Announces Video Auditions for INK Photo Playhouse on the Square Announces Video Auditions for INK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

Playhouse on the Square is currently accepting video submissions for INK. There are a total of 16 actors, 12 male and 4 female, ages 21 and up.

Mercury Theater Chicago Will Present SHEAR MADNESS Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Will Present SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming SHEAR MADNESS, running on the main stage from February 7 through March 29. The press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 7pm. This hit comedic murder-mystery has slayed the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 40 years, following a mysterious murder above the Shear Madness Salon - leaving it to the audience to catch the killer among the actors. SHEAR MADNESS will be directed by the Jeff Award winning Warner Crocker.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Production Of SHEAR MADNESS Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Production Of SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today that a production of the hit murder mystery comedy SHEAR MADNESS will run on the main stage from February 7 through March 29. The press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 7pm. This comic murder mystery has slayed the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 40 years, following the story of a murder committed above the Shear Madness Salon - leaving it up to the audience to catch the killer among the actors. SHEAR MADNESS will be directed by the Jeff Award winning Warner Crocker.

The Holiday Tradition PETER PAN Continues At Playhouse On The Square Photo The Holiday Tradition PETER PAN Continues At Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with FedEx, Macy's, 1910 Frame Works, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, returns Memphis' holiday tradition to the Playhouse on the Square stage.

This May Celebrate 10 Years Of The International Voices Project Photo This May Celebrate 10 Years Of The International Voices Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to announce this year's five-week celebration of international plays. The 10th anniversary season of play readings by playwrights from around the world takes place at Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio, May 2 June 4.

JUNK Opens At The Circuit Playhouse Friday Photo JUNK Opens At The Circuit Playhouse Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Art and Nancy Graesser and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, is proud to present the regional premier of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Ayad Akhtar's new work.

The Circuit Playhouse Opens Season With Regional Premiere of JUNK Photo The Circuit Playhouse Opens Season With Regional Premiere of JUNK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Art and Nancy Graesser and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, is proud to present the regional premier of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Ayad Akhtar's new work.

International Voices Project Announces The 2018 Festival Photo International Voices Project Announces The 2018 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to announce this year's five-week celebration of international plays. The ninth season of play readings by playwrights from around the world takes place at Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio, May 1 - 31 with performances at 7 p.m.

Photo Flash: BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Mercury Theater Chicago opened BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY on Sunday, February 11th. This touching play about the unique friendship between beloved SNL comedian Gilda Radner and comedy writer Alan Zweibel plays through April 1. 

Casting Announced for BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY Photo Casting Announced for BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - is pleased to announce the cast and creative team of BUNNY BUNNY: GILDA RADNER, A SORT OF LOVE STORY, running from February 9th through April 1st. Press opening is Sunday, February 11th at 3:00pm. Led by Director Warner Crocker, Dana Tretta makes her Mercury Theater Chicago debut in the role of beloved comedian Gilda Radner, alongside Jackson Peter Evans as 'Saturday Night Live' writer Alan Zweibel.

Mercury Theater Announces BUNNY, BUNNY, a Loving Tribute to Gilda Radner Photo Mercury Theater Announces BUNNY, BUNNY, a Loving Tribute to Gilda Radner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue is pleased to announce BUNNY, BUNNY: GILDA RADNER A SORT OF LOVE STORY, directed by Warner Crocker, running from February 9th through April 1, 2018. Press opening is Saturday, February 10th at 8:00pm. A funny, tender, and touching play, based on the book of the same name, former Saturday Night Live writer Alan Zweibel recalls his eccentric kinship spanning 14 years with beloved SNL actress Gilda Radner.

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 30th Young Playwrights Festival Opening Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of "Assumptions." Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegasusTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 30th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Featuring Four New Works by Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of 'Assumptions.' Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Today, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegausTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

Pegasus Theatre Announces 30th Young Playwrights Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen.

Pegasus Theatre Announces 30th Young Playwrights Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 30th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Featuring Four New Works by Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of 'Assumptions.' Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegausTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

International Voices Projects Returning to Victory Gardens for 7th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to present the seventh season of play readings by playwrights from around the world. The series is presented in collaboration with consulates and cultural institutions throughout Chicago.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Celebration of Mercury Theater Chicago's THE MAN WHO MURDERED SHERLOCK HOLMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago's production THE MAN WHO MURDERED SHERLOCK HOLMES celebrated its opening night performance this week. The production is running from now through March 20th. Check out photos here!

City Lit Theater Sets 36th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Nicholas Meyer's The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, in a world premiere adaptation by City Lit Artistic Director Terry McCabe and directed by Warner Crocker, will open City Lit Theater's thirty-sixth season, McCabe announced today.

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