Posts in category "Remy Bumppo"

"Seascape" - Remy Bumppo

"Seascape" - Remy Bumppo
REMY BUMPPO PRESENTS EDWARD ALBEE’S PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING SEASCAPE When James Bohnen began Remy Bumppo Theatre Company 16 years ago, he wanted to go in with a bang – to start with Edward Albee’s Seascape. It was a natural choice – a Pulitzer Prize-winning script and giant lizards. One small problem – he couldn’t get the rights. Bohnen instead... Read more »

"Changes of Heart" - Remy Bumppo

"Changes of Heart" - Remy Bumppo
REMY BUMPPO PRESENTS MARIVAUX’S ROMANTIC COMEDY CHANGES OF HEART  SET AGAINST THE CULTURAL AND CLASS DIVIDES OF 1960S CHICAGO Acclaimed Theater and Opera Director, Translator/Adapter Stephen Wadsworth Headlines Dec. 10 Between the Lines Conversation CHICAGO–Remy Bumppo Theatre Company’s 2011/2012 season, The American Evolution, exploring transformational experiences in U.S. history, continues with Stephen Wadsworth’s translation of Pierre de Marivaux’s classic... Read more »

"Mourning Becomes Electra" - Remy Bumppo

"Mourning Becomes Electra" - Remy Bumppo
          REMY BUMPPO OPENS 11/12 SEASON WITH CHICAGO PREMIERE OF EDELSTEIN’S BREATHTAKING REVISION OF O’NEILL’S MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director and Adapter Gordon Edelstein Headlines Oct. 15 Between the Lines Conversation   CHICAGO–Remy Bumppo Theatre Company opens its 15th year with Gordon Edelstein’s adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s classic American... Read more »
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Bad Romance

I like my theater like I like my helical chains of deoxyribonucleic acid…TWISTED! No? Too much? DNA? Double helix? Well, whatever, I thought it was funnier than “pretzels.” My general point is: If it’s Albee, I’ll take it. Give me something dark, something taboo, something…baaaaaaaad. Remy Bumppo’s production of The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?... Read more »

THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA? at Remy Bumppo

REMY BUMPPO CLOSES 10/11 SEASON WITH ALBEE’S RAZOR-SHARP THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA? Founder Bohnen Takes Final Bow as Artistic Director with Tony Award-Winner for Best Play CHICAGO–Remy Bumppo Theatre Company closes its 14th year with Edward Albee’s tragi-comedy The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? March 30 through May 8 at the Greenhouse Theater Center,... Read more »

Remy Bumppo Theatre announces 2011/2012 Season

REMY BUMPPO THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL SEASON FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR DOUGLAS CHICAGO-Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announces the premiere season lineup for incoming Artistic Director Timothy Douglas. The 2011/2012 season opens Sept. 21 – Oct. 30 with Eugene O’Neill’s epic drama Mourning Becomes Electra in the Midwest premiere of an adaptation from Gordon Edelstein. The season... Read more »
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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Remy Bumppo

REMY BUMPPO MAKES THE HOLIDAYS MERRY WITH WILDE’S THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Previews Begin Nov. 24 with Opening/Press Night Nov. 29 at 7:00 p.m. CHICAGO–Remy Bumppo Theatre Company celebrates the winter holidays with Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Nov. 24, 2010 through Jan. 9, 2011 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, located at... Read more »

NIGHT AND DAY at Remy Bumppo

REMY BUMPPO OPENS SEASON WITH TOM STOPPARD’S NIGHT AND DAY, A ROMANTIC AND RELEVANT LOOK AT THE FREE PRESS Previews Begin Sept. 22 with Opening/Press Night Sept. 27 at 7:00 p.m. CHICAGO–Remy Bumppo Theatre Company opens its 14th year by revisiting its inaugural production, Tom Stoppard’s satire of British news media Night and Day, Sept.... Read more »

Remy Bumppo announces 14th Season

REMY BUMPPO THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 14th SEASON AND FINAL FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JAMES BOHNEN 2010/11 Season Theme is Secret Lives, Public Lies CHICAGO – July 9, 2010 – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company’s 2010/11 season celebrates James Bohnen’s 14-year journey with the company and final as artistic director. He bookends the season’s directing duties, starting Sept.... Read more »
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Remy Bumppo presents Chicago premiere of Heroes

Pictured: Heroes cast David Darlow, Roderick Peeples, Mike Nussbaum. Photo by Johnny Knight CHICAGO – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Heroes, winner of the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, written by Gerald Sibleyras and translated by Tom Stoppard.  Heroes runs Oct. 14 through Nov. 29 in the Downstairs Mainstage... Read more »