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Artwork for NBC's THE MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE!, Airing 11/26Artwork for NBC's THE MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE!, Airing 11/26
Posted: Nov. 20, 2014


This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America!This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America!
Posted: Nov. 24, 2014


WICKED Movie Update - Producer Marc Platt Shares Update on the Film's DevelopmentWICKED Movie Update - Producer Marc Platt Shares Update on the Film's Development
Posted: Nov. 23, 2014


BWW TV: First Look - Meryl Streep Sings 'Stay With Me' from INTO THE WOODS!BWW TV: First Look - Meryl Streep Sings 'Stay With Me' from INTO THE WOODS!
Posted: Nov. 22, 2014


Ariana Grande Performs, Pitbull Hosts the 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Tonight on ABCAriana Grande Performs, Pitbull Hosts the 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Tonight on ABC
Posted: Nov. 23, 2014


DANCING WITH THE STARS-The Finals! 11/24 Recap; FULL RESULTS!DANCING WITH THE STARS-The Finals! 11/24 Recap; FULL RESULTS!
Posted: Nov. 24, 2014


PETER PAN LIVE's Tinkerbell to Be Portrayed by 'Point of Light'; More Secrets Revealed!PETER PAN LIVE's Tinkerbell to Be Portrayed by 'Point of Light'; More Secrets Revealed!
Posted: Nov. 26, 2014


WICKED Announces Slew of Broadway Cast Changes Including New Witches Caroline Bowman and Kara Lindsay; Plus Kathy Fitzgerald, Robin DeJesus & Matt ShingledeckerWICKED Announces Slew of Broadway Cast Changes Including New Witches Caroline Bowman and Kara Lindsay; Plus Kathy Fitzgerald, Robin DeJesus & Matt Shingledecker
Posted: Nov. 20, 2014


VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Sings & More in Full Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2!VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Sings & More in Full Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2!
Posted: Nov. 20, 2014


He's Pulling the Wig Back Down from the Shelf! John Cameron Mitchell to Join HEDWIG on Broadway for 8 Weeks!He's Pulling the Wig Back Down from the Shelf! John Cameron Mitchell to Join HEDWIG on Broadway for 8 Weeks!
Posted: Nov. 20, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look - Kelli O'Hara, Christian Borle & More in Costume for PETER PAN LIVE!Photo Flash: First Look - Kelli O'Hara, Christian Borle & More in Costume for PETER PAN LIVE!
Posted: Nov. 21, 2014


BWW TV: First Look - James Corden & Emily Blunt Meet The Witch in New INTO THE WOODS Clip!BWW TV: First Look - James Corden & Emily Blunt Meet The Witch in New INTO THE WOODS Clip!
Posted: Nov. 22, 2014


Broadway Song List Revealed for 88th Annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE!Broadway Song List Revealed for 88th Annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE!
Posted: Nov. 25, 2014


VIDEO: Quvenzhane Wallis & ANNIE Cast Perform 'Hard Knock Life' on DWTSVIDEO: Quvenzhane Wallis & ANNIE Cast Perform 'Hard Knock Life' on DWTS
Posted: Nov. 25, 2014


Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: What Did We Learn from THE MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE!?Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: What Did We Learn from THE MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE!?
Posted: Nov. 26, 2014


VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Tap Dances His Way to a Perfect Score on DWTSVIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Tap Dances His Way to a Perfect Score on DWTS
Posted: Nov. 25, 2014


Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: THE VOICE's Top-10 Perform 11/24; Full Results! Coaches Over-Produce Artistry Out of ContestantsSpoiler Alert! Recap and Review: THE VOICE's Top-10 Perform 11/24; Full Results! Coaches Over-Produce Artistry Out of Contestants
Posted: Nov. 24, 2014


BWW TV Watch Live: All the Stars of the INTO THE WOODS MOVIE Participate in Livestream Q&A at 9:30PM EST, 6:30PM PST - Right Here!BWW TV Watch Live: All the Stars of the INTO THE WOODS MOVIE Participate in Livestream Q&A at 9:30PM EST, 6:30PM PST - Right Here!
Posted: Nov. 22, 2014


James Corden On The Popularity Of INTO THE WOODS: 'It's So Many People's Favorite Musical'James Corden On The Popularity Of INTO THE WOODS: 'It's So Many People's Favorite Musical'
Posted: Nov. 24, 2014


Breaking News: Sting to Join the Cast of THE LAST SHIP on BroadwayBreaking News: Sting to Join the Cast of THE LAST SHIP on Broadway
Posted: Nov. 23, 2014


Dee Snider to Auction Off Memorabilia to Benefit BC/EFADee Snider to Auction Off Memorabilia to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - Dee Snider, creator and star of DEE SNIDER'S ROCK & ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE, will auction off various personally autographed awards and memorabilia for charity. In the spirit of the holiday, all proceeds from the auction will benefit one of his favorite charities Broadway Cares/Equity Fight AIDS. The charity auction is currently running through December 22, 2014 and will be hosted at ?www.broadwaycares.org/eBayDeeSniderAuction. A select number of awards and memorabilia will be available each week for one week only. Dee Snider is starring as the narrator in DEE SNIDER'S ROCK & ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) through Jan. 4, 2015.


Short Story Theatre to Host Evening of Storytelling and Song, 12/18Short Story Theatre to Host Evening of Storytelling and Song, 12/18
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - Short Story Theatre presents an evening of storytelling and song with stories from Sahar Mustafah, Scott Woldman, Dav Yendler and Amy Sumpter, and songs performed by Rich Logan. The show, produced by Rick Leslie and Donna Lubow, begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 18, at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Avenue in Wilmette. Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase on the theatre's websitewww.shortstorytheatre.com.


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 26th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 26th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Five different musicalized adaptations of 'A Christmas Carol' will put holiday cheer into your playgoing! Also 'Plaid Tidings,' a new 'Hansel And Gretel,' our first touch of 'Hands On A Hardbody,' the cast of the upcoming 'La Cage Aux Folles' at the Marriott, and Idina Menzel schedules an appearance in the Loop!


BWW Reviews: Jump Down the Rabbit Hole With LOOKINGGLASS ALICEBWW Reviews: Jump Down the Rabbit Hole With LOOKINGGLASS ALICE
by Elee Schrock (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - BroadwayWorld reviews Lookingglass Theatre's 'Lookingglass Alice.'


Provision Theater Company Premieres CHRISTMAS ON THE AIR TonightProvision Theater Company Premieres CHRISTMAS ON THE AIR Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - Provision Theater Company will continue its 11th season with the Midwest premiere of CHRISTMAS ON THE AIR by Lucia Frangione. The production will be directed by Provision's Founding Artistic Director Timothy Gregory.


Irish Theatre of Chicago's SHINING CITY Begins TonightIrish Theatre of Chicago's SHINING CITY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - Irish Theatre of Chicago, formerly Seanachai Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 20th anniversary season with Conor McPherson's haunting drama SHINING CITY directed by ensemble member Jeff Christian*, playing tonight, November 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at its artistic home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.


Stef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, Beginning TonightStef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, announces a cast of award-winning actors to bring new life to Chicago's beloved holiday musical THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, running tonight, November 26 through December 28, 2014.


The Hypocrites' H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE Begin in Rep TonightThe Hypocrites' H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE Begin in Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/26/2014) - On the heels of their critically acclaimed hit ALL OUR TRAGIC, The Hypocrites are pleased to continue their 2014-15 Season with another world premiere: a playful re-imaging of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera H.M.S. PINAFORE, adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney, co-directed by Thrisa Hodits with new arrangements by Matt Kahler* and Andra Velis Simon.


JUST RANTING THE BLUES Serial Play to Continue 12/8 at Gorilla Tango BucktownJUST RANTING THE BLUES Serial Play to Continue 12/8 at Gorilla Tango Bucktown
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - 'Just Ranting the Blues' gears up for the latest installment in its premiere serial, 'Darren's Dead?. Lorenzo Blackett's 'Just Ranting the Blues, Play #002: Lorenzo the Rat Slayer' performs Monday, December 8 and Monday, December 15, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at ?gorillatango.com/bucktown or by calling 773-598-4549. All performances take place at Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 1919 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.


2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update 11/25 - David Girolmo, Taylor Okey Lead!2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update 11/25 - David Girolmo, Taylor Okey Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th.


Akvavit Theatre to Present BLUE PLANET in 2015Akvavit Theatre to Present BLUE PLANET in 2015
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - Akvavit Theatre presents the United States premiere of Icelandic author Andri Snaer Magnason's Blue Planet, February 11 - March 15, 2015 at the DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 East Randolph St.


Tickets to STOMP at Bank of America Theatre On Sale this FridayTickets to STOMP at Bank of America Theatre On Sale this Friday
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for STOMP, the international percussion sensation, go on sale to the public Friday, November 28 at 10 AM. STOMP returns to Chicago by popular demand for a limited one-week engagement at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe) January 20 - 25, 2015. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.


Deidre Hall to Join Hell in Handbag's A VERY SPECIAL RUDOLPH Benefit, 12/7Deidre Hall to Join Hell in Handbag's A VERY SPECIAL RUDOLPH Benefit, 12/7
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - It's that special time of year again - time for Hell in Handbag's Annual Benefit - and this year it's going to be better than Christmas, Hanukah and Kwanzaa combined! Handbag is going to Deck the Halls - Deck the DEIDRE Hall(s), that is - at A VERY SPECIAL RUDOLPH on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 5 pm - 10 pm at Dank Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave. in Chicago.


BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of A CHRISTMAS MEMORYBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. To round out their current season, they will be making no exception, and are thrilled to present the regional debut of the musical adaptation of Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, November 13 through December 14, with a press opening on Sunday, November 16 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Directed by William Pullinsi, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY is a labor of love for its Broadway veteran team, written by Duane Poole, with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Carol Hall. Based on Capote's touching memoir of his own childhood, this wistful Southern Christmas tale is a tender portrait of a rare friendship across generations with a joyous score that will bring love and light to everyone's hearts this holiday season. Sure to delight the entire family, Capote's masterpiece springs to life in this heartfelt musical treat. Check out a first look at highlights below!


Step Up Opens 2nd Annual HOLIDAZE at Chicago Dramatists TonightStep Up Opens 2nd Annual HOLIDAZE at Chicago Dramatists Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - 'Tis the season! Step Up Productions is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the return of its wildly popular HoliDaze, a hilarious and heartwarming line-up of original holiday-themed short works by Kristiana Rae Colon, Dana Lynn Fromby, Aline Lathrop, Steven Peterson, Joshua Rollins and Steve Simoncic playing now through December 21, 2014 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago.


Cyd Blakewell and Joe Zarrow Star in Pavement Group's BUDDY COP 2, Now thru 12/1Cyd Blakewell and Joe Zarrow Star in Pavement Group's BUDDY COP 2, Now thru 12/1
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/25/2014) - Pavement Group announces their 2014 show, the Midwest Premiere of 'Buddy Cop 2', by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen of the Obie Award-winning The Debate Society (Brooklyn), and directed by company member Cassy Sanders. Pavement Group makes their debut at Theater Wit in Lakeview, tonight, November 25-December 21, 2014.


Photo Flash: First Look at Step Up's HOLIDAZE at Chicago DramatistsPhoto Flash: First Look at Step Up's HOLIDAZE at Chicago Dramatists
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - 'Tis the season! Step Up Productions is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the return of its wildly popular HoliDaze, a hilarious and heartwarming line-up of original holiday-themed short works by Kristiana Rae Colon, Dana Lynn Formby, Aline Lathrop, Steven Peterson, Joshua Rollins and Steve Simoncic playing through December 21, 2014 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


First Floor Theater to Present EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM in JanuaryFirst Floor Theater to Present EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM in January
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - First Floor Theater (FFT) will continue their third season with the Chicago Premiere of EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM, playwright A. Rey Pamatmat's darkly comic and moving exploration of separation and the power of family. FFT Artistic Director Hutch Pimentel directs this powerful Chicago premiere, playing January 11 - January 31 at Collaboraction's Pentagon Theatre in The Flat Iron Arts Building. Tickets for EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM will be available at http://firstfloortheater.com/. The press opening is Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.


The New Colony & Inconvenience's B-SIDE STUDIO Now Available on DVDThe New Colony & Inconvenience's B-SIDE STUDIO Now Available on DVD
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - It's the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer! The Inconvenience and The New Colony's world premiere, '70s-style sitcom B-SIDE STUDIO is now available on DVD at Amazon.com ($19.99). The original four episodes, filmed in front of a live studio audience at Chicago's The Logan Center for the Arts in the fall of 2013, have been edited and remastered into eight shorter episodes.


Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Lauren Yee's SAMSARA in 2015Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Lauren Yee's SAMSARA in 2015
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season, Victory Gardens Theater announces the World Premiere of Samsara by Lauren Yee, directed by Seth Bockley. Samsara runs February 6 - March 8, 2015 with the press performance on Friday, February 13, 2015, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.


Quest Theatre to Tour BLUE NATIVITY, Begin. 12/12Quest Theatre to Tour BLUE NATIVITY, Begin. 12/12
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - Quest Theatre Ensemble, the People's Theatre of Chicago, celebrates the holiday season with its 13th annual production of Blue Nativity, Dec. 12- Jan. 1. Embraced by many as a holiday tradition, Blue Nativity tells the story of Christmas and the birth of Christ with beautiful large-scale puppetry accompanied by live music. Suitable for audiences of all ages and a favorite of families, Blue Nativity breaks the mold of Holiday productions, portraying "the greatest story ever told" with original puppets guaranteed to dazzle and beautiful music to enhance the experience.


Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's World Premiere of DESPERATE DOLLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Strawdog's World Premiere of DESPERATE DOLLS
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - Strawdog Theatre Company, Artistic Director Hank Boland and Hugen Hall Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the second production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Darren Callahan's Desperate Dolls, November 23 -- December 23, directed by Michael Driscoll at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. Opening night performance is Monday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Sundays at 12 p.m. and Sundays-Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Preview tickets are $10, single tickets are $15 and are currently on sale. Subscriptions, group, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866.811.4111.


ATC to Present THE ROYALE by ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Marco Ramirez in 2015ATC to Present THE ROYALE by ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Marco Ramirez in 2015
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 30th Anniversary Season with the premiere of a revised version of The Royale by Orange is the New Black and Sons of Anarchy writer Marco Ramirez, directed by ATC Ensemble Member Jaime Castaeda, January 30 to March 8, 2015. Single tickets for The Royale range from $38-$48 and are now on sale at the ATC box office at ?773-409-4125 or www.atcweb.org.


This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America!This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America!
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - This just in! Idina Menzel has just announced a 2015 World Tour, crashing the star's overloaded web site, and revealing North American dates for 2015. The site writes 'Fan pre-sale begins December 3. Check back for pre-sale info that morning here and on Facebook.'


STAGE TUBE: New Video of A Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROLSTAGE TUBE: New Video of A Q BROTHERS' CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stage Tube (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol through December 31, 2014. Check out the latest video below!


BWW Reviews: DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: THE MUSICAL
by Misha Davenport (Chicago)

(11/24/2014) - While being short on appeal for adults, 'HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: THE MUSICAL' is a decidedly kid-friendly holiday show is the perfect vehicle to introduce children to the wondrous magic of live musical theater.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23
by (Chicago)

(11/23/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 23, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/23/2014
by BWW (Chicago)

(11/23/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/23/2014 for Chicago


Chicago Shakespeare Presents A Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL, Thru 12/31Chicago Shakespeare Presents A Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL, Thru 12/31
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/22/2014) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol through December 31, 2014.


Photo Flash: LOOKINGGLASS ALICE Returns to Chicago TonightPhoto Flash: LOOKINGGLASS ALICE Returns to Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/22/2014) - Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the return of signature Lookingglass production Lookingglass Alice, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll, produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Artistic Associates Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting both return to share the role of Alice. Lookingglass Alice runs now through February 15, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is tonight, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action!


World Premiere of Emerald City Theatre's 'HANSEL & GRETEL' Begins Tonight at Broadway PlayhouseWorld Premiere of Emerald City Theatre's 'HANSEL & GRETEL' Begins Tonight at Broadway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/22/2014) - Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre have announced the World Premiere of HANSEL & GRETEL: A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT, with music and lyrics by GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts and a book by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan. The classic story of Hansel & Gretel reimagined as a rock musical for all ages will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) tonight, November 22, 2014 through January 4, 2015.


Northlight Theatre Extends THE MOUSETRAP Through 12/21Northlight Theatre Extends THE MOUSETRAP Through 12/21
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, adds one week of performances for the hit production of The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will now run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, through December 21, 2014.


Photo Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVEPhoto Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, present the return of the critically acclaimed It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!, directed by Marty Higginbotham on the mainstage of the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., November 23 - December 28. "Pink Previews," where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The press/opening night performance is Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:30 p.m. Check out a first look below!


Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Follow the yellow brick road to The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, for the enchanting musical production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, running from November 7, 2014 through January 4, 2015, with a press opening on Saturday, November 22 at 10AM. The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences favorite Rachel Rockwell will direct and choreograph, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie, this special one-hour presentation of THE WIZARD OF OZ features the classic songs 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road,' 'Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,' and 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow every performance.


Black Ensemble Theater Extends Etta James Tribute AT LASTBlack Ensemble Theater Extends Etta James Tribute AT LAST
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the two-week extension of its wildly popular production, At Last: A Tribute to Etta James written and directed by Jackie Taylor and co-directed by Daryl D. Brooks. At Last: A Tribute to Etta James will now run at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, through January 11, 2015.


Black Ensemble Theater to Ring in the New Year with a Spectacular CelebrationBlack Ensemble Theater to Ring in the New Year with a Spectacular Celebration
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Founder and Executive Director Jackie Taylor announced the company's special Black Ensemble Theater New Year's Eve 2014 Celebration, With Love From The Black Ensemble Theater. The fun-filled evening will be held Wednesday, December 31, 2014, from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago.


The Music Theatre Company's 48-HOUR MUSICALS: ENCORE! Begins 12/4The Music Theatre Company's 48-HOUR MUSICALS: ENCORE! Begins 12/4
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - ?The Music Theatre Company will launch its 2014-15 season with THE 48-HOUR MUSICALS: ENCORE!, featuring four 15-minute musicals originally written and rehearsed in just 48 hours by Scotty Arnold, Diana Lawrence, Michael Mahler and J. Oconer Navarro plus the world premiere of a 20-minute musical by Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Chicagoland native Billy Corgan.


SCARLET SISTERS EVERLEIGH Now Playing Berger Park Coach House Through 11/29SCARLET SISTERS EVERLEIGH Now Playing Berger Park Coach House Through 11/29
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - The world premiere production of Scarlet Sisters Everleigh, now playing at the Berger Park Coach House through November 29, explores the scandalous lives of the Everleigh Sisters, the famous madams from the legendary southside Chicago brothel, the Everleigh Club. Through the use of four-part harmony, Gary Gimmestad, composer and arranger, has incorporated music from the time period to help tell the story of Chicago's Levee District.


The Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den TheatreThe Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

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Williams Street Rep Opens Chicago Debut of HANDS ON A HARDBODY TonightWilliams Street Rep Opens Chicago Debut of HANDS ON A HARDBODY Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(11/21/2014) - Ten ordinary people. Four sleepless days. One truck. The Williams Street Rep is proud to present the Chicago premiere of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical 'Hands on a Hardbody.'




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