Jennifer Blackmer: Our Newest Resident Playwright

Jennifer Blackmer: Our Newest Resident Playwright

As we gear up for both the At the Table Summer Remount and the process of slating our 2017-18 season, we are elated to announce our newest Resident Playwright, the incredibly talented Jennifer Blackmer, who made her Chicago playwriting debut when we produ ...

“At The Table” Remounts this Summer!

“At The Table” Remounts this Summer!

Following its critically acclaimed, completely sold out run at the Berger Park Coach House, our production of Michael Perlman’s AT THE TABLE will be receiving a five-week remount this summer on the Den Theatre's Upstairs MainStage, with performances be ...

Looking for “At The Table” Tickets?

Looking for “At The Table” Tickets?

After a slew of stellar press, including a 4-star review from Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune, the initial run of AT THE TABLE is sold out. But, we've still heard from plenty of you looking to grab tickets. So here's a quick post about a few ways you c ...

Critics are Raving About “At The Table!”

Critics are Raving About “At The Table!”

After receiving our second Jeff Recommendation in what is our first eligibility cycle, reviews are pouring in and critics are agreed - At The Table is Highly Recommended! Click below to read them, and then grab your Pay-What-You-Can tickets while you stil ...

“AT THE TABLE” PREVIEWS BEGIN TOMORROW!

“AT THE TABLE” PREVIEWS BEGIN TOMORROW!

Previews for the Midwest Premiere of AT THE TABLE begin tomorrow night, and already the first weekend is almost completely Sold Out! In what has already been a record-setting number of pre-sales, we cannot express this enough: Reserve your seats early. ...

Michele Stine: The Newest Paper Trail Playwright

Michele Stine: The Newest Paper Trail Playwright

After the success of the program's pilot process last season, we are excited to announce the playwright chosen for this year's iteration of The Paper Trail -- Michele Stine, a graduate of Illinois State University whose previous credits include co-w ...

Michael Allen Harris: Our 1st Resident Playwright

Michael Allen Harris: Our 1st Resident Playwright

As we head into the new year, we're excited to introduce our first Resident Playwright, longtime friend and frequent collaborator Michael Allen Harris. Michael's been in the BNT orbit from the very beginning, when he was in our inaugural production, th ...

Announcing the Cast of “AT THE TABLE”

Announcing the Cast of “AT THE TABLE”

As we head into our second season as a Pay-What-You-Can theatre company, we're excited to announce our first show of 2017: The Midwest Premiere of At The Table by Michael Perlman, a returning collaborator after we produced his From White Plains in our ...

Meet the Artists of Bechdel Fest 4

Meet the Artists of Bechdel Fest 4

It's that time of year again - the fourth annual Bechdel Fest premieres later this month! Eight new plays, predominantly written and directed by female-identifying artists, all passing the Bechdel-Wallace Test, are being presented in association with th ...

LIP SYNC OR SWIM 2 IS NEXT TUESDAY!

LIP SYNC OR SWIM 2 IS NEXT TUESDAY!

Our annual Lip Sync competition/fundraiser/good time is BACK! 10 theatre companies go head-to-head not-actually-singing your favorite songs from movies, all for a shot at your votes and, ultimately, glory. From there, three teams move onto finals: one ...

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