SWEENEY TODD, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM & More Set for Porchlight's 20th Anniversary Season


SWEENEY TODD, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM & More Set for Porchlight's 20th Anniversary Season

Michael Weber, managing artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, is proud to announce Porchlight Music Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season. The 2014 - 2015 season includes:

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, October 3 - November 9
Starring David Girolmo as "Sweeney Todd" and Rebecca Finnegan as "Mrs. Lovett"
Sondheim on Sondheim, February 6 - March 15, 2015, the first Chicago production and
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, April 17 - May 24, 2015.

PORCHLIGHT REVISITS...: ("Lost" musicals in concert)
Bells Are Ringing, Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.
City of Angels, Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8 p.m.
Mack and Mabel, Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 8 p.m.

Chicago Sings Disney, Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.
Evening Primrose in Concert, TBA
Additional Special Events, TBA

DAll Porchlight Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits... productions take place at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago Sings Disney takes place at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave. Evening Primrose's date and location is TBA. A variety of discounted subscriptions are available including a 20th Anniversary Platinum Subscription that includes reserved tickets to all Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits... performances as well as Chicago Sings Disney. Single tickets for all performances go on sale June 16 and are available online at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office at 773.327.5252. All subscriptions are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at 773.777.9884. Groups of ten or more may receive discounts on tickets purchased via Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or grouptheatertix.com.

"The 20th anniversary has already created quite a buzz as Porchlight has received congratulations and compliments from luminaries like Stephen Sondheim, Harvey Fierstein, Lonny Price, Linda Kline and John Bucchino. Our platinum anniversary season featuring all Sondheim Mainstage productions and a special concert presentation of the music of the rare TV special Evening Primrose was created for those who cannot get enough of Sondheim's incredible skill, wit and the undeniable magic he creates on stage," said Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber. "We also continue to excel in offering memorable theatrical experiences with the return of our sold-out Porchlight Revisits... "lost" musicals in concert series and special events such as Chicago Sings where this year's audiences will experience the best of Chicago music theatre talents gathered to perform the music of the legendary Walt Disney Studios songbook in concert. More special events are in the works and will be announced throughout the season. The excitement of our 20th anniversary is palpable and we hope that audiences will join us for this celebration," continued Weber.

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