Teatro Vista to Stage World Premiere by Raul Castillo This Spring
(3/4/2015) - Teatro Vista presents the World Premiere of Raul Castillo's Between You, Me and the Lampshade, directed by Teatro Vista Executive Artistic Director Ricardo Gutierrez, at The Richard Christiansen Theater at The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., April 11 - May 10.
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 4th, 2015
(3/4/2015) - The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. BIC's fall season schedule, plus Theo's 'JCS,' Woodstock's 'Chaperone,' Kokandy's 'Full Monty' and the Paramount's 'Les Mis.' Also four recent contemporary operas, early and late Sondheim comparisons, this month's 'Option Up,!' and Linda Eder and Jessie Mueller hit the suburbs!
Third Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Begins 5/28
(3/4/2015) - Pivot Arts has announced its 3rd annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring dozens of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from May 28 - June 7, 2015.
Photo Flash: First Look at A JERSEY VOICE at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
(3/4/2015) - John Michael Coppola, who appeared in Chicago's smash hit production of JERSEY BOYS, will headline A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteen…and Everyone in Between on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St. in Arlington Heights. The one night only concert event will also star THE FOUR C NOTES, the Midwest's only Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute group. The song-filled evening will benefit Arlington Cares, a not-for-profit organization created to help raise money for the Village of Arlington Heights Emergency Assistance Fund. Tickets, priced at $40, are currently available at www.arlingtoncaresnfp.org.
Uptown Underground Sets Spring Lineup
(3/4/2015) - The Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, is open for business with five nights of programing this Spring, from comedy to magic to music to dance. Uptown Underground features retro-entertainment, cabaret, burlesque and jazz, and is the new home of the long-running weekly hit The Kiss Kiss Cabaret.
Photo Flash: First Look at Athenaeum's World Premiere of PICTURE IMPERFECT
(3/3/2015) - The Athenaeum Theatre and Bread & Roses Productions in association with Inglis Hall Productions and Suzanne M. Gray, are proud to announce the World Premiere of PICTURE IMPERFECT, currently running through April 4 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Directed by Michael Stults and written by Joel Z. Cornfield & Richard James Zieman (THE LAST GAME at Stage 773 and THE LAST HAND at The Athenaeum Theatre), PICTURE IMPERFECT tells the story of a single mother and the impossibly conflicted decisions she must make. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
The Loose Chicks to Return to Uncharted Books, 3/13
(3/3/2015) - The Loose Chicks invite guests to a compelling performance March 13 at 7:15 p.m. Loose Chicks, led by Jillian Erickson and Roberta Miles, is a collection of courageous women who share experiences that most women keep to themselves.
SEE ATTACHED Opens Tonight at Gorilla Tango Bucktown
(3/4/2015) - On March 4, 2015, sketch comedy group Slacktivity Abyss will debut its first show, 'See Attached,' which performs Wednesdays, tonight, March 4-25, 2015 at 7:30pm at Gorilla Tango Theatre Bucktown (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647).
Photo Flash: First Look at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
(3/3/2015) - From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Scott Weinstein makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut, joined by Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson, with a modern spin on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. An imaginative story for all ages, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is a celebration of everlasting love and staying true to oneself no matter what the circumstances. A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow the one-hour presentation.
ATC Adds Performances of THE ROYALE, Now Playing Through 3/29
(3/3/2015) - To accommodate the high demand for tickets, American Theater Company (ATC), 1909 W. Byron Street, has added performances for its critically acclaimed Chicago premiere of The Royale by Marco Ramirez (Marvel's Daredevil, Orange is the New Black), directed by ATC Ensemble Member Jaime Castañeda. This newly revised script premieres in Chicago prior to its production at The Bush Theatre in London.