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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs now through October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014
WAM Theatre has announced the cast for a reading of Waxworks by Trina Davies, the final reading in the Fresh Takes Play Reading Series. An exploration of the tales we are told and the heroes and villains we create, Waxworks tells the story of Madame Tussaud, an extraordinary artist who developed the first worldwide entertainment brand. WAM Theatre will present the reading on Sunday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. Waxworks is the fifth and final presentation in the new Fresh Takes play reading series, which offers new and reimagined works that tell women's stories. The series has proven popular with audiences, selling out its first four readings.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs now through October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014
Cori Thomas's critically acclaimed raw, edgy and funny play about the many flavors of desire, When January Feels Like Summer, directed by Daniella Topol, returns Wednesday, October 1 for a month-long run presented by the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Women's Project Theater at Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of How the World Began, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs tonight, September 2-October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces its 2014-15 Season, opening with ensemble member Megan Carney's WOMEN AT WAR directed by Artistic Director Tara Mallen; the World Premiere of Look We Are Breathing by Laura Jacqmin, directed by Megan Schuchman; the remount of Rasheeda Speaking written by Joel Drake Johnson, and directed by Sandy Shinner in the Steppenwolf Garage; and the Midwest Premiere Catherine Trieschmann's How the World Began.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015
BETC's Outside Mullingar is 'simply terrific: a moving story, beautifully told and impeccably acted,' according to The Denver Post, and audiences seem to agree. With show attendance and demand high, BETC has added two perfomances to the run.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stackner Cabaret once again welcomes the glittering costumes and chandeliers of Liberace!. Brilliant local musician and performer Jack Forbes Wilson will reprise his triumphant portrayal of Liberace, the man who defined four decades of music and pop culture, after an acclaimed world premiere production which ran during The Rep's 2010/11 Season. This loving tribute to Liberace is written and directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, with original music direction and composition by Jack Forbes Wilson. Liberace! runs in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret from November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015 and opens Sunday, November 9.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014
Cori Thomas's critically acclaimed raw, edgy and funny play about the many flavors of desire, When January Feels Like Summer, directed by Daniella Topol, returns tonight, October 1 for a month-long run presented by the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Women's Project Theater at Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street.
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 9, 2015
It's the 2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations! [TITLE OF SHOW] and DIRECT FROM DEATH ROW... Lead the Field of 180 Nominees. 86 productions from 55 theaters receive nominations in 36 categories. Voting open through New Year's Eve!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014
?San Francisco's Custom Made Theatre Company has been accepted as an associate member of the National New Play Network (NNPN), according to Custom Made's managing executive director Leah Abrams.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has appointed director Daniella Topol its new artistic director, succeeding David van Asselt, the leader of the organization since its founding in 1994.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015
L. Frank Baum's beloved classic story of Dorothy and her friends in the land of Oz gets a reboot-literally-in a video game setting. OZ 2.5, a world premiere by Catherine Trieschmann, wraps up the Theatre for Young Audiences season at South Coast Repertory, May 22-June 7, on the Julianne Argyros stage. The production is directed by Shelley Butler. Tickets are on sale now: www.scr.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014
WAM Theatre has announced the cast for a staged reading of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. This story of a woman's struggle to preserve her identity in the face of hypocrisy and exploitation will be given a unique telling with an all-female company of actors and a streamlined adaptation. WAM Theatre will present the reading on Sunday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. Measure for Measure is the second presentation in WAM's new Fresh Takes Play Reading series, which offers new and reimagined works that tell women's stories.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015
As WAM Theatre prepares for its second Fresh Takes play reading of the season, artistic director Kristen van Ginhoven has announced that this year's fall production will be the first developmental workshop production of Holy Laughter by Catherine Trieschmann, directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016
The Duplex, the venerable Greenwich Village cabaret and piano bar, will present Michael. Amy. Whitney. Karen. Kurt., a new musical bio-drama about the life and music of Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, Karen Carpenter and Kurt Cobain. 
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015
L. Frank Baum's beloved classic story of Dorothy and her friends in the land of Oz gets a reboot-literally-in a video game setting. OZ 2.5, a world premiere by Catherine Trieschmann, wraps up the Theatre for Young Audiences season at South Coast Repertory, today, May 22-June 7, on the Julianne Argyros stage. The production is directed by Shelley Butler.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014
The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from today, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016
Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for the next show of its 41st season, the world premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Hillary and Clinton runs April 1 - May 1, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014
The cast of How the World Began features Elizabeth Donnelly (WAM Theatre's The Old Mezzo, Ivoryton Playhouse's The Rainmaker), Benjamin Epstein (Shakespeare & Company's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2), and Don Shannon (National Player's Twelfth Night, Barrington Stage Company's Enemy of the People). Tracy Liz Miller (Vermont Shakespeare Company, Associate Producer) will direct the reading.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015
WAM Theatre has announced the casting for their fall production of Holy Laughter by Catherine Trieschmann. The production will be directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian and opens on November 1, on the St. Germain Stage at Barrington Stage Company's Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center in Pittsfield.
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 2, 2015
Here's an Updated List of the Twenty-One Illinois Theaters Donating Tickets as Prizes for BroadwayWorld Chicago's 2015 Tony Awards Viewing Party. And You're Invited!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016
About Face Theatre is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall/winter with a reimagining of I AM MY OWN WIFE, Doug Wright's Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Lambda Literary Award-winning play first developed at About Face in 2003. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016
Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, announces a second two-week extension of Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody created by Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen, written by Tim Sniffen and directed by Stuart Carden and Michael Halberstam. Due to demand, the production now runs through August 14, 2016, as the inaugural production of the Gillian Theatre at Writers Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014
Haven Theatre Company announces their 2014-2015 season. The company's second full season features two Chicago premiere productions: Catherine Trieschmann's Hot Georgia Sunday, directed by Marti Lyons, at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., and Stephen Belber's Don't Go Gentle, directed by Cody Estle, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets will go on sale at a later date and will be announced on the Haven Theatre Company website: www.HavenTheatreChicago.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016
In its 25-year history, New Georges has brought forth an unprecedented generation of women playwrights and directors, providing them with steady artistic support and first or career-transforming productions in New York City. New Georges will celebrate its anniversary season with the World Premiere of Hilary Bettis' Alligator, directed by Elena Araoz, presented in collaboration with The Sol Project this fall, and of Sheila Callaghan and Daniella Topol's collaboratively-created Water at 3LD Art & Technology Center in June of 2017 as part of Water City, a multi-disciplinary art event. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015
Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016
In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015
Custom Made Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's How the World Began, focusing on the clash between religion and science in a rural Kansas town.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015
Virago Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's "Crooked," Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays February 20 - March 1 at The Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland. The production is directed by Virago Co-Founder Robert Lundy-Paine.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016
The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015
Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015
Virago Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's 'Crooked,' Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays tonight, February 20 - March 1 at The Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland. The production is directed by Virago Co-Founder Robert Lundy-Paine.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016
In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey, a fictional exploration of the Nickel Mines schoolhouse shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake. The one-person cast for The Amish Project stars Rep Associate Artist Deborah Staples. Directed by Milwaukee-based theater director and Rep Literary Coordinator Leda Hoffmann, the production runs now through March 22, 2015 and opens tonight, February 13. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015
Custom Made Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's How the World Began, focusing on the clash between religion and science in a rural Kansas town.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014
After a full season of events to celebrate their fifth anniversary season, WAM Theatre successfully concluded the year with a sold-out production and their largest gift presentation yet to a beneficiary.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting today for The Amish Project, the next production in their 2014/15 Stiemke Studio Season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for its first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014
Following its critically acclaimed spring run, the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Women's Project Theater bring back Cori Thomas's raw, edgy and funny play about the many flavors of desire, When January Feels Like Summer, directed by Daniella Topol (Row After Row, Dead City).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014
Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley.
by Marianka Swain - Aug 12, 2016
Sheffield Theatres and English Touring Theatre today announce full casting for Phillip Breen's adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's classic novel LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER, which opens at the Crucible on 26 September before a UK tour to Oxford, York, Malvern, Salisbury, Brighton and Cambridge. Breen directs a cast including Hedydd Dylan as Lady Chatterley and Jonah Russellas Mellors. The company is completed by Aretha Ayeh, Will Irvine, Ciaran McIntyre, Eugene O'Hare, David Osmond, Rachel Sanders and Alice Selwyn.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the third production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the Chicago premiere of How the World Began, written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Keira Fromm. The production runs September 2-October 10, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014
Custom Made Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season. The award-winning company will stage six exciting works, opening with the Bay Area premiere of Eric Simonson's adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse- Five, or The Children's Crusade and closing the season with Grey Gardens: The Musical. Two of the shows are Bay Area Premieres and one, Plautus's The Braggart Soldier, or Major Blowhard, adapted and directed by Evren Odcikin, is a World Premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014
WAM Theatre has announced the cast for a reading of Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England by Madeleine George as part of the Fresh Takes Play Reading Series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced the fourth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new plays written and directed by emerging artists, curtain speeches by Roundabout Underground artist alumni and post-show receptions.