The Hunting Of The Snark

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010
Caffeine Theatre and Chicago Opera Vanguard, in association with Chicago DCA Theater, present the United States premiere of Boojum! Nonsense, Truth, and Lewis Carroll.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015
Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the second main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season, Paula Vogel's The Long Christmas Ride Home, October 30 - December 12, directed by Josh Sobel, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway St. Preview performance tickets are $15 with performances Thursday, Nov. 5, Friday, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8 at 4 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014
Haven Theatre Company and Executive Director Carol Cohen have announced Josh Sobel as the organization's newly appointed artistic director. Sobel is an established freelance director in the Chicago storefront theater scene, having worked with a variety of companies such as A Red Orchid Theatre, The Ruckus, Collaboraction, New Leaf Theatre and Strawdog Theatre Company, where he also serves as literary manager and ensemble member. In addition to assuming the role of artistic director for Haven Theatre Company, Sobel will be directing We Three at the side project this fall and The Pied Piper at Strawdog Theatre Company next summer. He is a graduate of Oberlin College.
by Sam Jury - Sep 17, 2015
Following on from successful seasons at BATS Theatre in Wellington and the famed La Mama Theatre in New York City, the five-time Chapman Trip Theatre Award nominated play All Your Wants and Needs Fulfilled Forever is a surreal existential comedy set in a hyper-realised modern age of internet-saturated media and Facebook, where Simon, a young twenty-something man is battling to make sense of his life, whilst simultaneously struggling to deal with the loss of his father.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013
Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014
the side project's historic 15th season will begin in November with a haunting two-show repertory in the spirit of the fall season. The plays, by local playwright Scott T. Barsotti and NY-based Mary Hamilton, will be helmed by Devon de Mayo and Josh Sobel, respectively -- two first-time collaborators for the side project who have gained attention in recent months as directors to watch.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013
Strawdog Theatre Company, Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland and Hugen Hall Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the Hugen Hall 2013 - 2014 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014
Pontine Theatre announces its 37th Annual Performance Series at their West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth NH. This season, Pontine presents a five-event Performance Series and its annual WEST-FEST New Vaudeville Holiday Shows. Pontine is a resident company at the West End Studio Theatre located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH. Contact the company at -- info@pontine.org or 603-436-6660. Pontine's 37th Season is supported by grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Production underwriters include Gillian Aguilar, Chris Dwyer & Mike Huxtable, and Piscataqua Savings Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013
Profiles Theatre announces that actor Paul Dillon returns to the role he originated in the 1992 world premiere of Hellcab by Will Kern for Profiles' holiday season revival of their hit production. Once again, Profiles Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox returns to direct a cast of 34 with Dillon joining the cast as the beleaguered cab driver and ensemble member Eric Burgher assistant directing. Profiles' production runs at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, tonight, November 8, 2013 - January 12, 2014. Please note new opening date: Wednesday, November 13, at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014
Pontine Theatre announces its 37th Annual Performance Series at their West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth NH. This season, Pontine presents a five-event Performance Series and its annual WEST-FEST New Vaudeville Holiday Shows. Pontine is a resident company at the West End Studio Theatre located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH. Contact the company at -- info@pontine.org or 603-436-6660. Pontine's 37th Season is supported by grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Production underwriters include Gillian Aguilar, Chris Dwyer & Mike Huxtable, and Piscataqua Savings Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014
the side project's historic 15th season will begin in November with a haunting two-show repertory in the spirit of the fall season. The plays, by local playwright Scott T. Barsotti and NY-based Mary Hamilton, will be helmed by Devon de Mayo and Josh Sobel, respectively -- two first-time collaborators for the side project who have gained attention in recent months as directors to watch.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2010
Caffeine Theatre and Chicago Opera Vanguard, in association with Chicago DCA Theater, present the United States premiere of Boojum! Nonsense, Truth, and Lewis Carroll.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013
Anderson Lawfer, artistic director of Strawdog Theatre Company's Hugen Hall, is proud to announce the world premiere of The Hunting Of The Snark, based on the poem by Lewis Carroll and directed by Josh Sobel, May 6 - May 28 at Strawdog Theatre Hugen Hall, 3829 North Broadway Street. The performance schedule is Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m.; May 20 and 21 performances are at 9 p.m Tickets are $15. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010
The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs announces its 2010 fall season of events at the Chicago DCA Theaters-the Storefront Theater, located at 66 E. Randolph Street and the Studio Theater in the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015
24 April - 10 May, Pontine Theatre premieres its original stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's, The Hunting of the Snark. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers present a Victorian Toy Theatre extravaganza celebrating the master of English nonsense verse, Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015
Tympanic dares you to brave The Den and explore several dystopias with us for the final show in our eighth season: TODAY WE ESCAPE: Plays Inspired by OK COMPUTER. Enter a sterilized future inspired by one of the most haunting -- and touching -- albums ever recorded.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010
The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs announces its 2010 fall season of events at the Chicago DCA Theaters-the Storefront Theater, located at 66 E. Randolph Street and the Studio Theater in the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015
Strawdog Theatre Company presents the fourth production in its 2014-2015 Hugen Hall season, The Pied Piper, adapted by Forks & Hope, now through June 30, directed by ensemble member Josh Sobel at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway Street. Opening night performance is tonight, June 1 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, the hysterically twisted, Chekhov-inspired 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, continues Asolo Rep's 2013-14 season. Directed by Peter Amster, previews for this laugh-out-loud comedy will be held January 22-23, opening night will be tonight, January 24 at 8pm, and the show will run through April 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015
Tympanic dares you to brave The Den and explore several dystopias with us for the final show in our eighth season: TODAY WE ESCAPE: Plays Inspired by OK COMPUTER. Enter a sterilized future inspired by one of the most haunting -- and touching -- albums ever recorded.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, the hysterically twisted, Chekhov-inspired 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, continues Asolo Rep's 2013-14 season. Directed by Peter Amster, previews for this laugh-out-loud comedy will be held January 22-23, opening night will be on Friday, January 24 at 8pm, and the show will run through April 13.
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 2, 2010
This show has only been staged one other time in its entire existence, in Australia in 1986, and certainly deserves a wider viewing. It is "Boojum!: Nonsense, Truth and Lewis Carroll," and it is on the boards at the DCA Theater on Randolph Street (now through December 19), a co-production of Chicago Opera Vanguard and Caffeine Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010
Caffeine Theatre and Chicago Opera Vanguard, in association with Chicago DCA Theater, present the United States premiere of Boojum! Nonsense, Truth, and Lewis Carroll.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014
The Forks & Hope ensemble has brought their celebrated devised adaptation of the Lewis Carroll poem The Hunting of the Snark to the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, playing through August 15. Originally produced by Strawdog Theatre Company in Chicago, the 50-minute, family-friendly adventure has been hailed by audiences and critics alike as 'mesmerizing,' 'thrilling,' and above all: 'fun.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013
Anderson Lawfer, artistic director of Strawdog Theatre Company's Hugen Hall, is proud to announce the world premiere of The Hunting Of The Snark, based on the poem by Lewis Carroll and directed by Josh Sobel, May 6 - May 28 at Strawdog Theatre Hugen Hall, 3829 North Broadway Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015
Today 24 April - 10 May, Pontine Theatre premieres its original stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's, The Hunting of the Snark. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers, present a Victorian Toy Theatre extravaganza celebrating the master of English nonsense verse, Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014
Strawdog Theatre Company and Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce their 2014 - 2015 season, 'Deniable Truths / Undeniable Lies.' The 27th season takes place at the Strawdog Theatre space in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, 3829 N. Broadway St. Subscriptions for the season are available now at Strawdog Theatre's Box Office, 773.528.9696, or go to strawdog.org. Single tickets for each production go on July 1, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015
24 April - 10 May, Pontine Theatre premieres its original stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's, The Hunting of the Snark. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers, present a Victorian Toy Theatre extravaganza celebrating the master of English nonsense verse, Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015
24 April - 10 May, Pontine Theatre premieres its original stage adaptation of Lewis Carroll's, The Hunting of the Snark. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers, present a Victorian Toy Theatre extravaganza celebrating the master of English nonsense verse, Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015
Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce their 2015 - 2016 season, "The Tipping Point."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013
Strawdog Theatre Company concludes their 25th anniversary season with Big Love by Charles L. Mee, directed by Strawdog Artistic Associate Matt Hawkins, April 18 - May 25, at the Strawdog Theatre, 3829 North Broadway Street. Preview performance tickets are $15 with performances Thursday, April 18,, Friday, April 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 4 p.m. There is a board preview benefit performance, Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m., with $50 tickets that include access to a post-performance reception. Opening Night is Monday, April 22 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are $28 with group, senior and student discounts available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111.