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Season 4 News Coming Soon

We are eagerly looking forward to bringing you news and updates as we head into our 2015-2016 season, including the announcements of new BNT family members, the lineup for the third annual Bechdel Fest, and more.

A Fling We'll Never Forget

We remounted our inaugural hit in an exciting co-production with Greenhouse Theater Center to rave reviews and were extended twice! Click above to hear more about our late-night romp that we, ahem, put to bed last year.

A Test Worth Taking

Our annual festival draws attention to gender disparity in entertainment, with an all-female cast in plays predominantly written and directed by women. Check back in the coming months for more info on when you can Take the Test in 2015.

Where We Got Started...

Want to hear about our previous productions? Click above to see our Production History, including "ROOMS: a rock romance," the musical the Sun-Times called the "Surprise Hit of the Summer!"

Developing New Work

BNT is dedicated to the development and production of New Works, particularly those by Chicago playwrights. Check in to see what plays we're helping workshop in the near future.

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Apr

7

Moving (Year) 4Ward

Spring is finally getting a firm foothold in Chicago and BNT is coming out of our strategic planning/winter hibernation warmed up and ready for Year 4. We’ve spent the last few months thinking, talking, and dreaming, and can’t wait to begin rolling ou ...
Moving (Year) 4Ward

Feb

5

We Return to our Roots: New Play Development

We at BNT are so excited to get back to our roots of new play development and produce a staged reading of artistic director Benjamin Brownson's new play Stilwater, as part of the Greenhouse Theater's Trellis series. Years after leaving the small town he ...
We Return to our Roots: New Play Development