Fringe Festival Announces 2008 Overall Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2008

In a brief ceremony at the closing night party for the New York international Fringe Festival at The Deluxe at Spiegelworld, winners of the 2008 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced. (more...)

A Showcase of New Musicals and Composers: Victory Gardens
by Chicago News Desk - Oct 25, 2008

Come enjoy a special evening featuring emerging composers and excerpts of new musicals presented by Chicago theater companies this season, including Annoyance Productions, Bare Boned Theatre, Bohemian Ensemble Theatre, Theatre Building Chicago Musical Theater Workshop, a special first look at American Theater Company's Yeast Nation, Victory Gardens' own The Snow Queen, and more. (more...)

The New Colony Presents TUPPERWARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL FABLE 7/16 Thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2009

To conclude its inaugural season, The New Colony--Chicago's upstart, new works-focused theater company, presents Tupperware: An American Musical Fable. This New Colony production reunites James Asmus, Andrew Hobgood, and Julie Nichols, the award-winning team behind Love is Dead: A NecRomantic Musical Comedy. (more...)

The New Colony Presents TUPPERWARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL FABLE 7/16 Thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2009

To conclude its inaugural season, The New Colony--Chicago's upstart, new works-focused theater company, presents Tupperware: An American Musical Fable. This New Colony production reunites James Asmus, Andrew Hobgood, and Julie Nichols, the award-winning team behind Love is Dead: A NecRomantic Musical Comedy. (more...)

'El Show Mas Funny' - World Premiere From Second City's Loco Company
by Beau Higgins - Feb 19, 2010

For over 50 years Second City has delivered non-stop belly laughs to the masses, carving out a highly-acclaimed reputation as the mecca of comedy. Now, the theater troupe famous for training comedic legends will delight South Florida with a world premiere production, featuring a mixture of classic Second City sketches and all new scenes that shed a comic light on the issues facing today's Latino population living in the U.S. From English-only legislation, to the first 'Wise Latina' on the Supreme Court, no topic is off limits in this perfect comedic salsa that only Second City can serve. (more...)

'El Show Mas Funny' World Premiere From Second City's Loco Company
by Beau Higgins - Mar 21, 2010

For over 50 years Second City has delivered non-stop belly laughs to the masses, carving out a highly-acclaimed reputation as the mecca of comedy. Now, the theater troupe famous for training comedic legends will delight South Florida with a world premiere production, featuring a mixture of classic Second City sketches and all new scenes that shed a comic light on the issues facing today's Latino population living in the U.S. From English-only legislation, to the first 'Wise Latina' on the Supreme Court, no topic is off limits in this perfect comedic salsa that only Second City can serve. (more...)

The Second City Presents Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

The Second City is proud to announce the opening of its 98th revue Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 8:00pm at The Second City Mainstage Theatre (1616 North Wells Street). (more...)

The Second City Presents Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2010

The Second City is proud to announce the opening of its 98th revue Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 8:00pm at The Second City Mainstage Theatre (1616 North Wells Street). (more...)

Cast Set For The Absolute Best Friggin' Time of Your Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

The Second City Mainstage cast has begun rehearsals for the 99th revue with new cast members and a new director, Billy Bungeroth. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents LITERALLY SEXY 3, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

Victory Gardens presents Literally Sexy 3, a one-night-only, late-night event as a part of Victory Gardens Fresh Squeezed series. The event will be held February 19, 2011, in the Zacek-McVay Theater at the Victory Gardens Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The lobby bar will open at 9:45pm and the performance will begin at 10:30pm. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents LITERALLY SEXY 3, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2011

Victory Gardens presents Literally Sexy 3, a one-night-only, late-night event as a part of Victory Gardens Fresh Squeezed series. The event will be held February 19, 2011, in the Zacek-McVay Theater at the Victory Gardens Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. The lobby bar will open at 9:45pm and the performance will begin at 10:30pm. (more...)

Second City Mainstage Paves the Way to South Side of Heaven 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011

The Second City is proud to announce the opening of its 99th Mainstage revue South Side of Heaven on Sunday, April 10th, 2011 at 7:00pm at The Second City Mainstage Theatre (1616 N. Wells St). (more...)

Second City Mainstage Paves the Way to South Side of Heaven 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

The Second City is proud to announce the opening of its 99th Mainstage revue South Side of Heaven on Sunday, April 10th, 2011 at 7:00pm at The Second City Mainstage Theatre (1616 N. Wells St). (more...)

The New Colony Finds Home at The Den; Premieres Musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 12th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 12, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award nominations are announced, Lyric presents 'Porgy' and 'Carousel,' 'Camelot' opens, 'Ring Of Fire' and 'Annie' return, 'Annie' and 'Ani' hit screens, parodies of 'Guffman,' the Merman/Mormon thing, Rudolph and Tupperware, and a suburban 'Garden!' (more...)

STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE and THE TERRIBLE Join The New Colony's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The New Colony is pleased to announce its full 2014-15 main stage season at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre's, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Joining the previously announced world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION, The New Colony will present two additional world premieres: the musical comedy STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE written and directed by Mr. Margaret Svetlove and the dark comedy THE TERRIBLE by Morgan McNaught, directed by Jesse Roth. (more...)

The New Colony to Stage World Premiere of PLASTIC REVOLUTION in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

It's an airtight slice of Americana! The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home - The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. This new musical, based on the company's 2009 hit production Tupperware: An American Musical Fable, features a book by Will Cavedo and Andrew Hobgood, lyrics by Andrew Hobgood, music by Julie Nichols, direction by Evan Linder and musical direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. PLASTIC REVOLUTION will play January 16 - February 22, 2015 in The Den's Upstairs Mainstage. Tickets are available at ?www.thenewcolony.org. The press opening is Tuesday, January 20 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 7th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 7, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration is tonight! Plus Drury Lane's 'West Side,' Mercury's 'Addams' and Theo's 'JCS,' premieres of 'Next Thing You Know' and 'Plastic Revolution,' a Barrel Of Monkeys musical and a staged reading from FWD, plus TV's 'Galavant' and 'Glee,' and more! (more...)

The New Colony Premieres Musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

The New Colony Premieres Musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)