William Panek

PROUD AT MARY’S: A June Cabaret

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 06/05/2014
PROUD AT MARY’S: A June Cabaret

The Brown Paper Box Co. presents PROUD AT MARY’S: A June Cabaretan evening of Pride-based stories and songs Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14, 2014Mary’s Attic in Andersonville Following our successful run of William Finn’s A New Brain, we’re thrilled to announce our next cabaret series: PROUD AT...

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4/20 Memories

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 18/04/2014
4/20 Memories

Reefer Madness! The Musical was not only our first full-length musical back in 2010, but it also formed the creation of our 4/20 remounts at Studio BE and Stage 773 the following 2 years.These amazing cast members have become trusted collaborators, life-long friends, and even company members.Happy anniversary, all!...

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BPBCo. on WGN RAdio

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 05/03/2014
BPBCo. on WGN RAdio

A NEW BRAIN‘s  M. William Panek (director – looking quite drowsy at 2:30am) and Jillian Weingart (Rhoda) were guests on WGN Radio’s Nick Degilio Show.They chat about the humble beginning of The Brown Paper Box Co., the current run’s final weekend, and pizza. A lot of pizza.And thanks to...

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Get to Know Our Director: M. William Panek

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 20/02/2014
Get to Know Our Director: M. William Panek

Full name? Matthew William Panek Where you were born/where you were raised? Northwest side of Chicago. Your position within the A NEW BRAIN family? Proud director. What does that mean/what do you do? Craft the show’s approach and make sure everyone attached to the production has a clear view...

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A New Brain Callback Pics – 12/7/13

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 13/01/2014
A New Brain Callback Pics – 12/7/13

Donuts made Day 1 of callbacks (12/7/13) even better! T.J. Anderson (musical director) and M. William Panek (director). Luke Michael Grimes (casting associate), Michelle Kritselis (dramaturg), and Justin Harner (assistant musical director & audition accompanist).

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A Quick Note from “A New Brain” Director M. William Panek

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 02/01/2014
A Quick Note from “A New Brain” Director M. William Panek

We begin rehearsals for A NEW BRAIN this weekend! Three days, to be exact, Not only have we assembled a top-notch cast and production staff, but I can honestly say I haven’t been this excited to begin a project in a long time. I’m pretty sure I can pinpoint...

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Auditions for “A NEW BRAIN”

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 08/11/2013
Auditions for “A NEW BRAIN”

A New BrainMusic by William FinnBook by William Finn and James LapineDirector: M. William PanekMusical Director: T.J. AndersonChoreographer: Daniel Spagnuolo SynopsisGordon Schwinn is a frustrated composer for a despotic children’s television show host. When he is diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation in his brain, he is confronted with the...

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William Finn’s “A NEW BRAIN” Feb 21 – Mar 9, 2014

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 23/10/2013
William Finn’s “A NEW BRAIN” Feb 21 – Mar 9, 2014

The Brown Paper Box Co. is excited to announce their upcoming production, A NEW BRAIN, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Finn and James Lapine. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM from February 21-March 9 at...

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Obie the Cat Taking “Character Breakdown” Notes

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 22/03/2013
Obie the Cat Taking “Character Breakdown” Notes

This casting is so wrong. (And yet…so right.) CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: A MISCAST CABARET will feature appearances from BPBCo. artistic associates and past cast members performing as characters they’d never play due to age, gender, voice type, race, you name it. Yes, this event is all kinds of mixed-up wrongness, and it’s happening tomorrow night, Saturday,...

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M. William Panek’s Breakdown

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 21/03/2013
M. William Panek’s Breakdown

The Brown Paper Box Co. presents CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: A Miscast Cabaret this Saturday, March 23 at 8pm. This one-night cabaret will feature appearances from The Brown Paper Box Co. artistic associates and former cast members performing as characters they would never play due to age, gender, voice type, race, etc. Get to know...

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