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First Floor Theater to Remount THE AWAKE at Theater on the Lake
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to remount THE AWAKE, Ken Urban's lyrical and highly theatrical exploration of interrogation, government control, and the compulsive power of dreams, directed by Josh Altman, as part of the Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake 2016 Festival Season at the Berger Park Cultural Center.

Playwright Chisa Hutchinson to Visit Shepherdstown as DGF Traveling Master
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Playwright Chisa Hutchinson (Dead and Breathing, Dirt Rich, She Like Girls, This Is Not the Play, Sex on Sunday) leads writing workshops and a public Q&A as part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program on July 27 at 4:00 PM at the Frank Center (260 University Drive Shepherdstown, WV 25443).

First Floor Theater to Remount THE AWAKE at Theater on the Lake
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to remount THE AWAKE, Ken Urban's lyrical and highly theatrical exploration of interrogation, government control, and the compulsive power of dreams, directed by Josh Altman, as part of the Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake 2016 Festival Season at the Berger Park Cultural Center.

Jackalope Theatre's PROWESS World Premiere Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Jackalope's 8th season concludes with the world premiere of PROWESS, written by Ike Holter, directed by Marti Lyons.

A Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter's SENDER
by Tyler Peterson - May 12, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre adds six performances to the run of the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. The extension includes Saturday matinees as well as additional weeknight performances. Sender will now run through June 4, 2016. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. Tickets to extension performances go on sale Thursday, May 12, 2016.  

Jackalope Theatre Sets Full Production Team for PROWESS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Jackalope's 8th season concludes with the world premiere of PROWESS, written by Ike Holter, directed by Marti Lyons, with the full cast and production team announced below.

Jennie Webb's CURRENCY to Open 4/15 at The Inkwell Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 16, 2016

The Inkwell Theater proudly announces the world premiere production of Los Angeles-based playwright Jennie Webb's latest comedy Currency. Directed by Annie McVey, Currency will open on Friday, April 15, 2016 and run for six weeks until it closes on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Performances will be held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm through its six-week run as a guest production at VS. Theatre at 5453 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019.

Rhonda Khan Announces One Night Only Performance of FOOD
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Mar 15, 2016

After its world premiere at the 2015 United Solo Festival, FOOD is back in New York as part of the Emerging Artists New Works Series on Sunday March 20th at 7pm.

Applications Now Available for 2016-17 Dramatists Guild Fellows Program
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund, Dramatists Guild of America, and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, and Diana Son announce applications for the 2016-17 Dramatists Guild Fellows Program are now open and encourage playwrights, composers and lyricists to apply.

A Red Orchid Sets SENDER World Premiere Cast
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 3, 2016

?A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. Sender will run April 14 - May 29, 2016. The press opening for Sender is April 18, 2016 at 7 p.m. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells.

Full Cast, Creative Teams for Jackalope's ROLLING and PROWESS Set
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 7, 2016

Jackalope's 8th season continues with the world premieres of Rolling, written by Calamity West, directed by Nate Silver, and Prowess, written by Ike Holter, directed by Marti Lyons, with the full casts and production teams announced below.

Dead Writers Theatre Collective Announces New Season and Director's Club
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 15, 2015

The 2016 season for the Dead Writers Theatre Collective at the Athenaeum Theatre will include "The Importance of Being Earnest" directed by Jim Schneider on July 1-July 31, "Oh, Coward" directed by Charlie Marie McGrath on August 26--September 18, and "The Heiress" directed by Jim Schneider on August 29-October 23.

Savoyaires Present Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. PINAFORE
by Sally Henry Fuller - Sep 12, 2015

Amy Uhl's most recent show was the new Broadway musical Amazing Grace, now playing at New York City's Nederlander Theatre. A member of the directing team for that production's Broadway in Chicago and Broadway companies, Uhl now returns to Evanston's Savoyaires - where in 2010 she choreographed The Gondoliers -- to direct Gilbert & Sullivan's ever-popular H.M.S. Pinafore.

Theater Project to Bring LOVE AND MARRIAGE to Union Restaurant
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 16, 2015

The acclaimed stage company, The Theater Project, will again bring script in hand performances to Union Township's Special Improvement District, presenting two short comedies from their Playwrights Workshop for NJ authors. The event will be hosted at Cioffi's Italian Ristorante on April 27 thanks to the support of the Special Improvement District, and a Union County HEART grant from the Board of Chosen Freeholders. While enjoying the performance at Cioffi's, theater-goers will also see Union's growing downtown.

Sheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena Stage
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 8, 2014

Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. This modernized production features new orchestrations for classic songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll' and 'Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby,' and a contemporary twist on the five Moes, now a hit boy band set in 2014. This dynamic musical revue features musical direction by Darryl G. Ivey (assistant music director for original Broadway production of Five Guys Named Moe) and choreography by Byron Easley (off-Broadway's Langston in Harlem). A co-production with Cleveland Play House, Five Guys Named Moe runs November 14-December 28, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater.

Actors Alliance of San Diego Presents Professional Scene Study with Esteban Andres Cruz, Now thru 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Actors Alliance of San Diego is proud to announce A Professional Scene Study with Esteban Andres Cruz: The plays of Stephen Adly Guirgis at the Academy of Performing Arts: 5120-C Baltimore Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942. The workshop will take place on Tuesdays, today, May 27-June 24 from 7:00pm-10:00pm.

Actors Alliance of San Diego to Present Professional Scene Study with Esteban Andres Cruz, 5/27-6/24
by Diana Heisroth - May 14, 2014

Actors Alliance of San Diego is proud to announce A Professional Scene Study with Esteban Andres Cruz: The plays of Stephen Adly Guirgis at the Academy of Performing Arts: 5120-C Baltimore Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942. The workshop will take place on Tuesdays, May 27-June 24 from 7:00pm-10:00pm. There will be no class on Tuesday, June 3rd. The final class on June 24 will be from 8-10pm and will consist of a public presentation of the scenes. There are only 12 spots available.

Theatre for a New Audience's 'Open Books' Series Continues Today with Sean Carney
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Theatre for a New Audience presents a free public event, OPEN BOOKS: Sean Carney. This free talk, examining Sean Carney's book The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary English Tragedy, will take place today, May 3 at 5:15pm at Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.

Theatre for a New Audience's 'Open Books' Series to Continue 5/3 with Sean Carney
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Theatre for a New Audience presents a free public event, OPEN BOOKS: Sean Carney. This free talk, examining Sean Carney's book The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary English Tragedy, will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 5:15pm at Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.

Photo Flash: Mary-Arrchie's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, Now Playing Through 3/16
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 24, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. opens its 28th Season with the powerful 90-minute, award-winning stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT by Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus, directed by Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky, playing through March 16, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. Tickets for CRIME AND PUNISHMENTare available at www.maryarrchie.com or by calling the box office at (773) 871-0442.

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