Cast, Creative Team Set for BLOOD BROTHERS at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
(8/3/2015) - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Artistic Director and Co-Founder Fred Anzevino has announced the cast for Blood Brothers, the megahit British musical by Willy Russell that will open the company's 2015-16 season, The musical drama is the story of twin brothers separated at birth - one raised by a rich family, the other by the impoverished birth mother of the boys. In the leading role of the boys' mother, Mrs. Johnstone, will be Kyrie Anderson. Her sons Mickey (the son she kept) and Edward (the son adopted by a wealthy couple) will be played by Charlie Mann and Cody Jolly, respectively. Victoria Oliver and Darren Hill have been cast as Mr. and Mrs. Lyons, the couple who adopt Edward. Dana Anderson will play Linda, the romantic interest of both brothers, and Cullen Rogers will be the criminally inclined Sammy. Jordan Phelps has the role of The Narrator and Whitney Rappana, Ryan Dooley and Ryan Armstrong will comprise the ensemble.
PFP Sets DESIGN FOR LIVING Cast
(8/3/2015) - From 1930's bohemian Paris to the dizzying heights of Manhattan society, a tempestuous love triangle unravels between a vivacious interior designer, Gilda, playwright Leo and artist Otto - three people unashamedly and passionately in love with each other.
Porchlight Sets Casts for First Post-Broadway Premiere of SIDE SHOW, FAR FROM HEAVEN & AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
(8/3/2015) - Exciting news just in to BroadwayWorld! Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, has announced the casts of the Chicago premiere of the 2014 revision of Side Show, the return of Porchlight's hit Ain't Misbehavin', multi-Jeff Award-winner Summer Naomi Smart starring in the Chicago premiere of Far From Heaven, and Porchlight Music Theatre's 2015 - 2016 artistic leadership for its four Mainstage productions.
Fremont Street Theater Company's 'HOW TO SUCCEED' Opens 8/7
(8/3/2015) - Now under new ownership, the Fremont Street Theater Company proudly returns with its annual summer production - this year, the Tony-Award winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The show opens at 7:30 p.m., Friday, August 7, at historic Cutting Hall in Palatine and will run the two weekends of August 7-9 and 14-16 for a total of eight performances.
Emmett O'Hanlon to Visit Five North American Cities on Tour
(8/2/2015) - Irish American Baritone Emmett O'Hanlon will be on his first solo tour this summer across the USA. While the group Celtic Thunder takes a break from their large venue tours, their newest member, Emmett, will be performing more intimate shows in Buffalo, Chicago, Des Moines, Kansas City, and Three Oaks.
Chicago Fringe Festival Welcomes THE DANGER CIRCUS COMPANY
(8/2/2015) - Fire eating, knife juggling, glass walking, impossible escapes, plus illusion and gut wrenching comedy. The modern vaudeville show Danger Circus Company delivers all this and more. Consisting of an extreme juggler, a mad scientist and a magician, Danger Circus Company deliver just over an hour show designed to catch small halls and colleges on fire with energy.
Cirque du Soleil Big Top raised at United Center
(8/1/2015) - Cirque du Soleil has arrived in Chicago and is in complete set-up mode in preparation for the August 6th premiere of its awe-inspiring production KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities, written and directed by Michel Laprise.
Green Shirt Studio Kicks Off Free Fridays Programming, New Yoga Classes
(8/1/2015) - Green Shirt Studio, an acting and performance training center located at 4407 N. Clark St., is thrilled to announce two new initiatives designed to open the school up to the public -- free workshops every Friday, as well as the addition of four on-going yoga classes every week. Both new programs begin today, Aug. 1.