Misha Davenport

Misha Davenport Misha Davenport is the editor of Broadway World Chicago. A Chicago-based freelance writer, blogger, critic and singer. He studied playwriting at Michigan State University under the late Arthur Athanason. He covered theater in the Windy City for more than a decade at the Chicago Sun-Times. He is a fierce advocate and lover of live theater from shows in 50-seat storefronts to big Broadway blockbusters.
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10 on Tuesday with Henry McGinniss10 on Tuesday with Henry McGinniss
Posted: Jun. 28, 2016


BWW Review: LuPone/Ebersole Shine in WAR PAINTBWW Review: LuPone/Ebersole Shine in WAR PAINT
Posted: Jul. 19, 2016


BWW Review: Say Hello to a Hilarious THE BOOK OF MORMONBWW Review: A Hilarious THE BOOK OF MORMON
Posted: Jul. 1, 2016


10 on Tuesday with Candace Quarrels10 on Tuesday with Candace Quarrels
Posted: Jul. 5, 2016


10 on Tuesday with Cody Jamison Strand10 on Tuesday with Cody Jamison Strand
Posted: Jul. 12, 2016


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BWW Review: A Delightful Dive into THE SPONGEBOB MUSICALBWW Review: A Delightful Dive into THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
Posted: Jun. 20, 2016


BWW Review: NightBlue's Practically Perfect MARY POPPINSBWW Review: NightBlue's Practically Perfect MARY POPPINS
Posted: Mar. 3, 2016


BWW Review: Kokandy's So Very Chicago Premier of HEATHERSBWW Review: A So Very HEATHERS
Posted: Mar. 6, 2016


Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Musical Supervisor, Tom KittInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Musical Supervisor, Tom Kitt
Posted: May. 24, 2016


Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Director and Co-Creator Tina LandauInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Tina Landau
Posted: May. 25, 2016


10 on Tuesday with Datxon Bloomquist10 on Tuesday with Datxon Bloomquist
July 26, 2016

BWW Review: LuPone/Ebersole Shine in WAR PAINTBWW Review: LuPone/Ebersole Shine in WAR PAINT
July 19, 2016

10 on Tuesday with Cody Jamison Strand10 on Tuesday with Cody Jamison Strand
July 12, 2016

10 on Tuesday with Candace Quarrels10 on Tuesday with Candace Quarrels
July 5, 2016

Candace Quarrels is currently killing it nightly as Nabulungi in THE BOOK OF MORMON at the PrivateBank Theater. And while her character might dream of 'Sal Tlay Ka Siti,' Quarrels' dreams include originating a role in an Original Broadway Cast. Shesat down with us for a quick 10 on Tuesday.
BWW Review: Say Hello to a Hilarious THE BOOK OF MORMONBWW Review: Say Hello to a Hilarious THE BOOK OF MORMON
July 1, 2016

10 on Tuesday with Henry McGinniss10 on Tuesday with Henry McGinniss
June 28, 2016

BWW News: Early Demand for Chicago's HAMILTONBWW News: Early Demand for Chicago's HAMILTON
June 21, 2016

BWW Review: A Delightful Dive into THE SPONGEBOB MUSICALBWW Review: A Delightful Dive into THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
June 20, 2016

Ethan Slater offers a star-making turn as everyone's favorite Sponge.
BWW Review: AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOKBWW Review: AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOK
June 16, 2016

BWW Review: Griffin's BAT BOY: THE MUSICALBWW Review: Griffin's BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
June 15, 2016

Breaking News: Profile Theatre to Close for GoodBreaking News: Profile Theatre to Close for Good
June 15, 2016

BWW Review: Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTERBWW Review: Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTER
June 13, 2016

Chicago's camp theater troupe Hell in a Handbag scores with the premiere of Charles Busch's send up of nun films, THE DIVINE SISTER.
10 on Tuesday with Ed Jones10 on Tuesday with Ed Jones
May 31, 2016

Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Ethan SlaterInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Ethan Slater
May 26, 2016

Broadway World Chicago goes for a deep dive all the way to Bikini Bottom all this week with our coverage of the new show THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL. Today, we chat with the show's resident Sponge, Ethan Slater.
Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Director and Co-Creator Tina LandauInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Director and Co-Creator Tina Landau
May 25, 2016

Broadway World Chicago goes for a deep dive all the way to Bikini Bottom all this week with our coverage of the new show THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL. Today we sit down with director and co-creator Tina Landau.
Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Musical Supervisor, Tom KittInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Musical Supervisor, Tom Kitt
May 24, 2016

Day two of Broadway World Chicago's preview of The SpongeBob Musical with Tom Kitt.
Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Christopher GattelliInside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Christopher Gattelli
May 23, 2016

Tony award-winning choreographer Christopher Gattelli chats about bringing the undersea world of Bikini Bottom to life.
BWW Review: Porchlight Finds New Moves to Invigorate CHESSBWW Review: Porchlight Finds New Moves to Invigorate CHESS
May 4, 2016

CHESS, Porchlight Musical Theatre'sfinal staged reading in the third season of its 'lost' musicals-as- staged-concert series manages to present the show's glorious, pop opera score in all its glory and nearly succeeds in covering up the fault lines that run through the book.
10 on Tuesday...with Matt Crowle10 on Tuesday...with Matt Crowle
April 26, 2016

BWW Review: Mercury's THE PRODUCERS Big on LaughsBWW Review: Mercury's THE PRODUCERS Big on Laughs
April 25, 2016



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