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ALL-FEMALE SHAKESPEARE 2/18-4/1/17

Performances Th-Sa 8pm, Su 3pm at City Lit Theater (1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago). BUY TICKETS NOW!

ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Help celebrate
Women’s History
Month at the
Chicago venue of
The Future is Female Festival

….featuring short plays by women of all backgrounds on the subject “the future is female,” and what that looks like and/or means to them.
3/7, 8pm at the Bughouse Theater
1920 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago
BWBTC presents CLOCK, a tense new work by Chicago playwright Gaby Labotka.

The evening benefits Sarah’s Circle, providing services for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space.


The Promise of a Rose Garden
Winner of Joining Sword & Pen 2015-16

…is now closed. So many thanks to cast, staff, and our lovely audiences!

**JEFF RECOMMENDED**

NEWCITY STAGE TOP 5: September 1-15, 2016
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – Theatre by Numbers
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – ChIL Mama
RECOMMENDED – Newcity Stage
RECOMMENDED – Chicago Theater Beat

OFF STAGE:

Joining Sword & Pen 2017-18 IS NOW OPEN!

Visit our JS&P PAGE to view the  images that are the basis of the 7th round of BWBTC’s international playwriting competition
The winner receives $1000 and the world premiere of their script. Are YOU ready to take a stab at it?

Submissions are due NO LATER than March 9, 2017.


UPCOMING WORKSHOP 4/9:

“Riding the Hook” – The Illusion of Wrestling in Stage Combat with Tony Wolf
Maximum capacity 24 – SIGN UP TODAY!


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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