Strawdog Announces 30th Season, First in New Home

Strawdog Announces 30th Season, First in New Home

“Celebrating a 30th anniversary is in itself a milestone,” said Co-Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer. “Having produced more than 115 plays over the last three decades including Chicago and world premieres, Strawdog looks forward to this next chapter in our long history.”

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Strawdog Has Its BARBECUE Cast and Creatives

Strawdog Has Its BARBECUE Cast and Creatives

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the cast and creatives for the first production in their 17/18 season, BARBECUE by Robert O’Hara.

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Review: THE NIGHT SEASON at Strawdog Theatre Company

Review: THE NIGHT SEASON at Strawdog Theatre Company

Green’s ardent production is equal parts visceral and vulnerable, and proves that truthful, messy, human theater is female.

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Strawdog Has Its THE NIGHT SEASON Cast and Production Team

Strawdog Has Its THE NIGHT SEASON Cast and Production Team

Strawdog Theatre Company has announced the cast and creatives for Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s THE NIGHT SEASON.

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Strawdog Has a New Home

Strawdog Has a New Home

Strawdog Theatre Company has announced the Company has signed a three-year lease for the former Signal Ensemble Theater, 1802 W. Berenice. The 99-seat theater space was also briefly home to Oracle Productions following Signal’s closure. Strawdog will begin producing on Berenice with their 30th Anniversary Season this fall, but it’s...

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Strawdog Adds New Leadership and Ensemble Members

Strawdog Adds New Leadership and Ensemble Members

Co-Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the appointment of four leadership positions and the addition of four new ensemble members.

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CYMBELINE, Despite Flaws, Packs a Powerful Punch

CYMBELINE, Despite Flaws, Packs a Powerful Punch

Far wiser writers have comprehensively concluded CYMBELINE is not Shakespeare’s finest work. Thus, with mild trepidation I sat down to watch Strawdog Theatre Companies production.

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Hank Boland Steps Down at Strawdog, 3-Person Committee Takes His Place

Hank Boland Steps Down at Strawdog, 3-Person Committee Takes His Place

Strawdog Theatre Company announced today that Artistic Director Hank Boland is stepping down. Boland will retain his affiliation as a Strawdog Ensemble Member, and will serve as an artistic consultant on Strawdog’s upcoming 29th season. A new “Artistic Vision Committee” comprised of Strawdog ensemble members Heath Hays, Anderson Lawfer and...

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME – A Masterclass at Strawdog

ONCE IN A LIFETIME – A Masterclass at Strawdog

Kaufman & Hart’s 1930’s comedy ONCE IN A LIFETIME stands strong on its own and is also a wonderful tribute to the work that they’ve accomplished in that space.

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Strawdog Adds THE NIGHT SEASON to ’16 – ’17 Slate.

Strawdog Adds THE NIGHT SEASON to ’16 – ’17 Slate.

Strawdog Theatre Company Artistic Director Hank Boland announced the final production in Strawdog’s 2016 – 2017 season–British playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s THE NIGHT SEASON, which tells the story of an Irish family and their attempts to find love–running May 11 – June 24, 2017. Strawdog’s 29th season will be produced in its itinerant home at the new Factory Theater in Rogers Park, 1621 W. Howard St. on the Chicago-Evanston border in the historic Howard Theatre building.“Over the last several seasons Strawdog has pushed ourselves and our audiences into new artistic territory; now the time has come to explore new geographic territory. We are excited to have found a temporary home with The Factory Theater. We are thrilled to be bringing our work to Howard Street.” said Boland. The space is a newly created 70 seat three-quarters thrust two blocks from CTA’s Howard Red Line terminal. Season subscriptions are on sale at Strawdog.org.

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