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New Village Arts Artistic Director Receives Clare Rose Sabbatical Award
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

New Village Arts is thrilled to announce that Executive Artistic Director Kristianne Kurner is one of four recipients of the 2018 Clare Rose Sabbatical Award from Fieldstone Leadership Network! (more...)

Talk Story Returns to EXIT Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

???????After a successful inaugural year in 2017, EXIT Theatre brings a treasure trove of storytellers together to Talk Story. As an art form and a means of communication, storytelling is one of our deepest-rooted instincts, and thanks to the phenomenal successes of series such as Porchlight, Bawdy, and The Moth, it's enjoying a renaissance in the Bay Area and across the country. Join us in June as we present a diverse slate of stories, spoken straight from the heart. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Presents MIES JULIE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 43rd season with Mies Julie, written by Yael Farber, directed by Dexter Bullard, and adapted from August Strindberg's Miss Julie. Mies Julie runs May 25 - June 24, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Rivendell Announces Extension of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core will add four performances to the run The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Lauren Shouse, and featuring RTE Founders Tara Mallen and Keith Kupferer, RTE Member Krystel McNeil, with Tuckie White.  Eight performances have been added to the run, which must close June 2, 2018 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

Final Performers Announced For Tomorrow's #SAFESPACE with Host Scott Duff
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Random Acts has announced the final lineup of artists for #SafeSpace today, May 31st at 8pm. The Pay-What-You-Can fundraiser for The Night Ministry, hosted by Scott Duff, will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln). (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Shoshana Bean and Cheyenne Jackson to Join Scott Alan in Concert in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan will join forces with 2013 X-FactorUK Winner Sam Bailey at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 2018.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Theatre Community Turn Out for League of Chicago Theatres Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

The League of Chicago Theatres held the 2018 Annual Gala, an elegant event that brings together friends of Chicago theatre to raise funds for programs to support Chicagoland's more than 250-member theatre companies. The event, which had 245 attendees and raised $125,000, was held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place.  (more...)

RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Will Play A One Night Only Performance At The Ratner Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

???????Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go. will play a one-night-only benefit performance at The Ratner Museum (10001 Old Georgetown Road) in Bethesda, Maryland on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7 PM. Presented by univerSOULspace / Marni Ratner in association with La Vie Productions, the evening will include a special musical guest appearance by "American Idol" veteran and recording artist, Luke James Shaffer. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

NEVERWHERE Opens At Lifeline Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Lifeline Theatre presents Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, adapted by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric and directed by Pegasus Theatre Executive Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan. (more...)

Theatre Actorvist's & Chef Hunter Come Together For Anti-Lunch Shaming Event
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

???????Debrianna Mansini brings her Italian brand of actorvism to LA 's Hollywood Fringe Festival. "Actorvist" Debrianna Mansini (Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad) will be in Los Angeles in June to perform the LA Premiere of The Meatball Chronicles as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. But the show alone is not enough for Mansini- she will also use the opportunity to advocate for those who need an extra voice. She will be working to raise awareness for New Mexico congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham's Bipartisan Anti-Lunch Shaming bill HR 2401and Senator Tom Udall's senate Anti-Lunch Shaming Act, S.1064. (more...)

ASC 'Hungers' For Deeper Connections With Its 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces its 15th season of programming for young audiences, exploring the challenges of 'hunger,' both literal and metaphorical, as the company applies its mission of telling heroic stories to the Settlement objective of disrupting generational poverty. (more...)

The New Theatre Presents THE HARVEST By Jane McCarthy
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Life is sweet. Good job. Pretty wife. A nice house in the suburbs. Shame about the past, creeping up behind you... (more...)

BWW Review: The Alliance Theatre's CANDIDE Reinvigorates a Classic
by Sally Henry - May 18, 2018

"Everything is for the best in this best of all possible worlds," the title character parrots incessantly on his quest around the world. Bless his optimistic heart. (more...)

Celebration Arts Presents BLACK PEARL SINGS and BLUE DOOR
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Celebration Arts presents (In repertory) Black Pearl Sings by Frank Higgins and Blue Door by Tanya Barfield. (more...)

BIRDLAND Adds Three Performances, Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

With the original run and four-week extension completely sold out, Steep Theatre Company is adding three more performances of Simon Stephens' Birdland on June 10, 14, and 15. With the ensemble's next production (Penelope Skinner's Linda directed by Robin Witt) right around the corner, June 15 will be the last chance to catch this runaway hit at Steep. (more...)

Random Acts' #SafeSpace Returns With Host Brittany Meyer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Random Acts has announced the second #safespace event, hosted by comedian Brittany Meyer and taking place at Mrs. Murphy's and Sons Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago) on Sunday, April 22nd at 6pm. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Trans Lifeline. (more...)

Romain Virgo Releases New Single LOVESICK Out Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Romain Virgo's “LoveSick” out today, takes listeners on a journey that explores every emotion felt when finding love, losing love and finding love again. In the many twists and turns of romance and relationships, Romain represents a young man who has experienced it all and now has a dynamic story to tell. Executive produced by Niko Browne for Lifeline Music, with additional production by Sting International and Vikings Production, the album presents a new pop reggae sound traced with his signature lovers rock style woven throughout. His latest single “Still” is a passionate ballad over the upbeat Skyspraper Riddim by Richie Stephens. (more...)

Artists Rise Up L.A. Presents AMERICAN SPRING Benefit Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

ARTISTS RISE UP LOS ANGELES presents an afternoon of powerful Spoken Word and Storytelling, AMERICAN SPRING, benefiting the East Los Angeles Women's Shelter. It is presented in association with WE THE PEOPLE (Sacred Fools Theater Company).  (more...)

Sheridan Smith, Alison Steadman, & Sinead Keenan to Star in BBC's Upcoming Drama CARE
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Sheridan Smith (The Moorside, Cilla), Alison Steadman (Hold The Sunset, Gavin & Stacey) and Sinead Keenan (Little Boy Blue, Being Human) will star in Care, a new drama written by Jimmy McGovern (Broken, The Accused, The Street) and Gillian Juckes, whose real life experiences formed the inspiration for the story. (more...)

Acclaimed Entrepreneur Brent R. Tilson Teaches Leaders How To Grow An Effective, High-Performance Business
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

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Skintight: A Conversation With Playwright Joshua Harmon
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jun 27, 2018

On June 16, 2018, Joshua Harmon spoke about Skintight with education dramaturg Ted Sod as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's lecture series. (more...)

CHICAGO FIRE's Robyn Coffin Hosts #SafeSpace 7/19 To Benefit RAICES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Random Acts has announced Chicago Fire's Robyn Coffin as the host for #SafeSpace on July 19th at 8pm. The Pay-What-You-Can fundraiser for RAICES Texas, one of the main organizations fighting for families at the border, will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln). (more...)

Cast Announced for Pride Films and Plays' HOLDING THE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Complete cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of HOLDING THE MAN, a drama from Australia chronicling the 15-year relationship of a real-life gay male couple, based on Timothy Conigrave's celebrated memoir of the same name. In 1976, Tim and John meet as teenagers at their all-boys Catholic school in Melbourne and become boyfriends. The story follows them into adulthood as their relationship endures in spite of such obstacles as parental resistance, differing views on monogamy, separation, and finally HIV. (more...)

Mark Toland: Mind Reader, Chicago Tap Theatre & Bill Bullock Join THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Random Acts has announced several artists joining THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW today, June 21st at 8pm. The Pay-What-You-Can fundraiser for Project Fierce Chicago, hosted by Bill Bullock, will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln). (more...)

Drag, Comedy & More Join The #SafeSpace Pride Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Random Acts has announced several additional artists joining comedian Bill Bullock at The #SafeSpace Pride Show! today, June 21st at 8pm. The fundraiser, which will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln) is Pay-What-You-Can, with proceeds benefitting Project Fierce Chicago. (more...)

American Blues Theater's Smash-Hit BUDDY Returns Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Drag, Comedy & More Join The #SafeSpace Pride Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Random Acts has announced several additional artists joining comedian Bill Bullock at The #SafeSpace Pride Show! on Thursday, June 21st at 8pm. The fundraiser, which will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln) is Pay-What-You-Can, with proceeds benefitting Project Fierce Chicago. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, July 6, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jun 14, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, July 6, 2018! (more...)

Aline Lathrop's THE HERO'S WIFE Premieres At 16th Street
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

16th Street Theater announces the opening of the premiere of Aline Lathrop's THE HERO'S WIFE directed by Ann Filmer and Miguel Nuñez July 12 - August 18, 2018 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn with a press opening of Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Mark Toland: Mind Reader, Chicago Tap Theatre & Bill Bullock Join THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Random Acts has announced several artists joining THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW on Thursday, June 21st at 8pm. The Pay-What-You-Can fundraiser for Project Fierce Chicago, hosted by Bill Bullock, will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln). (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Presents World Premiere Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

LifelineTheatre presents Frankenstein, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Paul S. Holmquist. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, Kauzlaric and Holmquist, creators of The Island of Dr. Moreau in 2007 (winner of five Non-Equity Jeff Awards, including Production-Play and New Adaptation), return to the world of psychological suspense. (more...)

Red Tape Names New Staff and Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Red Tape Theatre announces the newest members to the growing company! Red Tape Theatre, located in the heart of Lincoln Square at 4546 N. Western Avenue, operates under the FREE THEATRE MOVEMENT, which began in January of 2018 along with partner theatre, Theatre Y. It is the company's belief that access to the arts is essential for our community's ability to engage in a free exchange of ideas. Red Tape strives to remove the barriers that exist between our community and an increasingly commodified culture. Red Tape is proud to offer all productions free of charge to the public. As they continue to grow our audiences, they are thrilled to announce the talented artists who are joining the company! (more...)

Jon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and More Added to Lineup for Scott Alan in Concert at Rockwell Table and Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan will return to Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 2018. The 8pm concert will feature special guests from the Broadway stage and Recording World, including Sam Bailey, Shoshana Bean, Chris Mann, Jon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and more. (more...)

San Diego Will be STEPPIN' OUT WITH BEN VEREEN This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Cooper Company and Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage are pleased to present one of North America's greatest entertainers performing his popular stage show, Steppin' Out With BEN VEREEN for two nights, at Martinis Above Fourth on August 7 & 8 at 8pm.  (more...)

Ilesa Duncan Joins Lifeline Theatre as Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Lifeline Theatre welcomes Ilesa Duncan as artistic director beginning January 2019. Reporting directly to Lifeline's Board of Directors and working in partnership with Managing Director Allison Cain, Duncan will be responsible for stewarding the vision of the artistic ensemble, engaging and inspiring Lifeline's extended family, seeking out meaningful collaborative opportunities and upholding the mission of the organization. Duncan succeeds Dorothy Milne, who has served as artistic director since 1999 and will continue in the role until Duncan's duties commence in January 2019. Duncan joins the Lifeline artistic ensemble immediately and Milne will continue as a member of the artistic body following her departure from her artistic director role. Meanwhile, Lifeline's 2018-19 season will open with the world premiere MainStage production of Frankenstein (running September 7-October 8) and the KidSeries production of Bunnicula (running October 20-November 25). (more...)

Umami Burger Debuts Latest Artist Series Collaboration With Michelin Star Chef Daniel Boulud
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Umami Burger, the world-renowned premium burger brand, is thrilled to announce its latest Artist Series collaboration with global award winning Chef Daniel Boulud in celebration of Bastille Day on July 14th. Chef Boulud has created 'The Umami Frenchie' as an exclusive culinary creation available at participating Umami Burger locations nationwide from July 14 to September 14, 2018. A key aspect of this incredible collaboration is that $1 from each burger sold will benefit charitable organization Citymeals, which provides a Lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to New York City's homebound elderly. (more...)

Lookingglass To Extend 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

???????Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 22 - 26, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Collaborates with Renée Jaworski To Premiere New Work Co-Commissioned By NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, is premiering Snap Crackle Pop in collaboration withPilobolus during its yearly performance and gala benefit on April 14, 2018 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Simon Stephens' BIRDLAND Explores a Life Lived Without Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

When you can have whatever you want, whenever you want it, what do you ask for next? When you've pushed every boundary until there's nothing left to hold you in, how do you find your way back home? Birdland is a sexy, searing exploration of empathy and the impact of unchecked privilege by Olivier and Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. (more...)

Vision, Intention And Soul At Goldenstein Gallery Coffee Talk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

This weekend Goldenstein Gallery brings continues acclaimed Artists Coffee Talk series, by hosting two artists whose work is the living embodiment of spirituality and intention: painter and sculptor Sherab Khandro and painter Marilyn Bos. Though at first glance their work is completely different in style and tone, both are noted for their works ability to inspire often evoking a visceral and stirring response among their collectors. The public is invited to meet them this Saturday, April 28, 9:30am at Goldenstein Gallery during this week's Artists Coffee Talk. (more...)

Nominees Announced For the 45th Annual Non–Equity Jeff Awards; Griffin Theatre Company Leads With 14 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Jeff Awards announced today a total of 115 nominations in 19 categories for the 45th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre To Receive BIC Emerging Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

???????The League of Chicago Theatres announces Broken Nose Theatre as the recipient of the 2018 Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theatre Award. The award will be presented at the League of Chicago Theatres Gala on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place. (more...)

Carolyn Dorfman Dance And Pilobolus To Premiere Snap, Crackle, Pop At NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

???????Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, is premiering Snap Crackle Pop in collaboration with Pilobolus during its yearly performance and gala benefit on April 14, 2018 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). Co-commissioned by NJPAC, Snap, Crackle, Pop is being co-choreographed by Carolyn Dorfman, Renée Jaworski Co-Artistic Director of Pilobolus and former Dorfman company dancer, and the dancers of CDD. (more...)

Steep Theatre Company's BIRDLAND Extended - Tickets On Sale At 3:00pm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

With the original run completely sold out, Steep Theatre Company is adding sixteen more performances of Simon Stephens' Birdland. Tickets for the extension will go on sale at 3:00pm on Monday, April 16, and they're expected to sell very quickly. Tickets will be available at steeptheatre.com/birdland. (more...)

Random Acts Announces Additional Artists For #SafeSpace 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Random Acts has announced several additional artists joining comedian Brittany Meyer at their #SafeSpace event on Sunday, April 22nd at 6pm. The fundraiser, which will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln) is Pay-What-You-Can, with proceeds benefitting Trans Lifeline. (more...)

Square One Theatre Presents THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut completes its 28th Anniversary Season with The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by James Lescene. Lecesne's multihued play glows with such humanity (and robust humor) that the audience may find itself choking back a tear or two. The play, directed by Tom Holehan, is a dazzling beacon of theatrical talent. (more...)

Photo Flash: Victory Gardens Theater Presents the World Premiere of LETTIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 43rd season with the World Premiere of Lettie, written by Boo Killebrew and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Lettie runs April 6 - May 6, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Square One Theatre Presents Of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut completes its 28th Anniversary Season with The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by James Lescene. Lecesne's multihued play glows with such humanity (and robust humor) that the audience may find itself choking back a tear or two. The play, directed by Tom Holehan, is a dazzling beacon of theatrical talent. The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, hailed by The New York Times "…leaves you beaming with joy…a superlative solo show…" opens Thursday, May 3 and continues Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 20 (2018) at Stratford Academy located at 719 Birdseye Street in Stratford, Connecticut. (more...)

NEVERWHERE Opens At Lifeline Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Lifeline Theatre presents Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, adapted by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric and directed by Pegasus Theatre Executive Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan. (more...)

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