THE MARVEL EXPERIENCE to Suspend 2015 Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2015

Hero Ventures has announced that The Marvel Experience: The World's First Hyper-Reality Tour will suspend its 2015 Summer Tour following its current engagement in Philadelphia, which ends on July 5. ... (more...)
The Goodman Theatre to Hold Memorial Celebration for Russ Tutterow
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2015

The Goodman hosts "An Evening of Sharing" honoring the life and legacy of Russ Tutterow (1946-2015), Chicago Dramatists' Emeritus Artistic Director whose commitment to developing plays and playwrights... (more...)
by Misha Davenport on July 04, 2015

Laughs abound in the Goodman's production of the 2013 Tony award-winning play by Christopher Durang... (more...)
Contour Theatre to Present ANY LAST WORDS?
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Followed by an almost sold-out night of original musical theater works, this Contour Theatre event presents a night of oral interpretation. Filled to the brim with stories you love, join well-known ac... (more...)
Alexander Gemignani, Elizabeth Stanley & More Set for Grant Park Music Festival's A SONDHEIM CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The 81st annual Grant Park Music Festival - the nation's only free, summer-long outdoor classical music series of its kind - continues into July with the theatrical A Sondheim Celebration, Friday and ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: 2nd Annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival Kicks Off
by Patrick O'Brien on July 02, 2015

Underscore Theatre's Musical Theatre Festival is back with a bumper crop of new and original musicals. What's chaff and what's wheat? Read on!... (more...)
Silk Road Rising to Present Staged Reading of PENUEL: THE SAMMY LEE STORY, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Penuel: The Sammy Lee Story, written by David Rhee and directed by Steve Scott, is getting a staged reading via Silk Road Rising at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, July 11 and July 12, 2015.... (more...)
Dead Writers Theatre to Stage THE JUDAS KISS, 8/6-8
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents four performances of the Oscar Wilde bio-play, The Judas Kiss, on August 6 through 8 at the Stage 773 Cabaret, 1225 West Belmont Avenue in honor of the recent ... (more...)
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson on July 01, 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. It's our TOP TEN HOT TOPIX for the first half of 2015!... (more...)
SAG-AFTRA Chicago Public Media Members Ratify First Union Contract
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2015

Content creation professionals at Chicago Public Media have reached an agreement with management on their first union contract. The unit includes anchors, hosts, reporters, producers, editors and thos... (more...)
BUFFY Musical ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING Comes to Mary's Attic, 7/20
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2015

Joss Whedon's Once More, With Feeling, the Season Six musical episode of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, will be presented as a staged concert reading one night only on July 20th, 2015 8pm at Mary's Attic i... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. Grand Conc... (more...)
The New Colony to Premiere STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE This Summer
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2015

The New Colony is pleased to continue its 2015 season with the pop-infused world premiere musical comedy STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE by Mr. Margaret Svetlove, directed by Sean Kelly, with music by The... (more...)
American Blues Theater Now Accepting Submissions for 2016 Blue Ink Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, announce that American Blues Theater is currently accepting submissions for the 201... (more...)
Gift Theatre Welcomes Nine New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

The Gift Theatre's artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton, co-founder William Nedved and associate artistic director Paul D'Addario are proud to announce nine artists have joined the company ensem... (more...)
Meet the Team! All You Need to Know About the Documentary & Cast Behind the New Musical GOTTA DANCE
by Tyler Peterson on June 29, 2015

The initial casting for Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the critically acclaimed 2008 documentary about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, was anno... (more...)
Andre De Shields, Haven Burton, Lillias White & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
by Tyler Peterson on June 29, 2015

The new musical GOTTA DANCE will take its first steps with an all-star cast.... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/26; HAIRSPRAY at The Muny, THE FLICK in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 26, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Orlando, Sacramento, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HAIRSPRAY at The ... (more...)
Interrobang Theatre Project Announces 2015-16 'Unnatural Disasters' Season
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2015

Interrobang Theatre Project, under the co-artistic direction of James Yost and Georgette Verdin, is excited to announce Season 6: "Unnatural Disasters," featuring three plays that investigate how indi... (more...)
Polarity Ensemble Theatre to Host 2015 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays Next Month
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2015

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents its annual DIONYSOS CUP FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS July 9 - 19 featuring workshop readings of four new full-length plays by Chicago-area playwrights as a part of a six-mo... (more...)

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