Welcome!

ON STAGE:

We’re thrilled to share our 20th Anniversary Season with you!

TICKETS to The Invisible Scarlet O’Neil are on sale now – grab ’em before they vanish! 9/2-10/14/17, at The Factory Theater.

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Theatre by Numbers – d12 (HECKUVA GOOD SHOW)
The Hawk Chicago – RECOMMENDED
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Meet the CAST of The Good Fight! 1/6-2/17/18, at the City Lit Theater. Check out the page for more info and EARLY BIRD TICKETS.

 


THE FIGHTING WORDS 2017-18 SELECTIONS ARE:

The Lady Demands Satisfaction* – Arthur M. Jolly
The Witches of Birnam – Sara Murdock
Women of 4G – Amy Tofte
* the winner of Joining Sword & Pen 2017-18

PUBLIC READINGS: May 19-20, 2018
Strawdog Theatre (1802 W Berenice Ave., Chicago)

OFF STAGE:

And the winner of Joining Sword & Pen 2017-18 IS…

…Arthur M. Jolly’s THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION!

Arthur will receive the Margaret W. Martin Award: the play will undergo development via BWBTC’s Fighting Words program prior to premiering as part of BWBTC’s 2018-19 season, and the playwright will receive a $1,000.00 cash prize.

We’re beyond happy to welcome Arthur back to the BWBTC stage!


We’re proud to be among the recipients of the 2016 ICWP 50/50 Applause Award!

icwp-2016-blueWe’re part of a recordbreaking group of 107 theatres in 10 countries and 5 continents, all of whom produced female playwrights at least 50% of the time during their previous season.

View the award video… then explore the ICWP’s website and learn more about their work.

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