“Watching the return engagement of the enthralling mix of grand-scale spectacle and intimate storytelling—a testament to both dramatic invention and physical expressiveness—I began to make a list of unforgettable moments work, which is based on interviews with former soldiers but which goes far beyond ‘testimony.’ It was a very long list. Every scene grabbed hold.” Read more
The Historic Broadway Armory
Watch the Chicago Tribune's video about the Armory's rich 95-year history and why the "four-star" Black Watch is a perfect fit.
Black Watch on Charlie Rose
Watch an interview about the global impact of Black Watch in a PBS feature on Charlie Rose.
The Cast in Rehearsal
Watch the cast as they describe the rehearsal process and their most challenging scenes.
Interview with the Creative Team
Watch Director John Tiffany, writer Gregory Burke and Associate Directors Steven Hoggett and Davey Anderson discuss the revival and continued relevance of
The Music of Black Watch
Watch Associate Director of Music Davey Anderson talk through his arrangements of traditional Scottish songs used in the production.
Writer Gregory Burke on Black Watch
Burke discusses Scotland's pride in its military traditions, and explores the enduring appeal of regiments like the Black Watch.
Director John Tiffany on Black Watch
Tiffany reflects on the creative process that lead to the development of this critically acclaimed production.
ALL PERFORMANCES AT CHICAGO'S BROADWAY ARMORY, 5917 N. Broadway in Chicago
(at the intersection of Broadway and Thorndale).
October 10–21, 2012
We ask that patrons plan their arrival time to park and pick up tickets the night of the performance as there will be no late seating.
Approximate Running Time:
1 hour and 50 minutes (no intermission)
Recommended for audiences 13 years and older. The production contains very strong language, loud explosions and strobe lighting.
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Performed at the Broadway Armory in partnership with the Chicago Park District