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Breaking News: Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of ComaBreaking News: Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of Coma
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Broadway Vet Victoria Mallory Dies at 64Broadway Vet Victoria Mallory Dies at 64
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough CallJoan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough Call
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At PantagesJason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At Pantages
Posted: Aug. 29, 2014


GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Breaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour LaunchBreaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour Launch
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


UPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery ScareUPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery Scare
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


New Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODSNew Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Ryan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's DeathRyan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's Death
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Meryl Streep & Billy Magnussen Behind The Scenes Of INTO THE WOODSMeryl Streep & Billy Magnussen Behind The Scenes Of INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOW
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Update: South Williamsport High School Principal Talks Canceled SPAMALOT, Gay, 'Controversial' ThemesUpdate: South Williamsport High School Principal Talks Canceled SPAMALOT, Gay, 'Controversial' Themes
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Four Clips from the 50th Anniversary Edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Lesley Ann Warren!STAGE TUBE: Four Clips from the 50th Anniversary Edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Lesley Ann Warren!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


Lindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal PhotosLindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal Photos
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Adam Lambert, Lady Gaga Duet to QueenVIDEO: Adam Lambert, Lady Gaga Duet to Queen
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Stage 773 Sets Fall Education SeriesStage 773 Sets Fall Education Series
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Fall Registration is now open for Stage 773's Fall Education and Programming Series, offering specialized classes, workshops and programming taught by some of the biggest names in Chicago's theater community, offered at a lower cost than comparable training centers in the area. Stage 773 offers a la carte options for both emerging and experienced artists. The multi-disciplinary classes offered broaden any actor's training and can fill any gaps in their repertoire.


Interrobang Theatre's OWNERS to Run 10/2-11/2 at Athenaeum TheatreInterrobang Theatre's OWNERS to Run 10/2-11/2 at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Interrobang Theatre Project will launch its 2014-15 season with the savagely funny play OWNERS by groundbreaking British playwright Caryl Churchill, directed by Co-Artistic Director Jeffry Stanton, playing October 2 - November 2, 2014 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets and Season Flex Passes are available through the Athenaeum Theatre Box Office at www.athenaeumtheatre.org or by calling (773) 935-6875. For additional information, visit www.interrobangtheatreproject.org. The press openings are Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, October 5 at 2 pm.


Red Tape Theatre to Launch 2014-15 Season with Theatre de Complicite's MNEMONIC, TodayRed Tape Theatre to Launch 2014-15 Season with Theatre de Complicite's MNEMONIC, Today
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Red Tape Theatre (RTT) will open their 11th Season with the Midwest Premiere of Mnemonic, devised by Theatre de Complicite, directed by RTT Artistic Director, Brandon Ray. All performances will be held at the DCA Storefront Theater, located at 66 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL.


House Theatre of Chicago's SEASON ON THE LINE Will Now Open 9/22House Theatre of Chicago's SEASON ON THE LINE Will Now Open 9/22
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - The House Theatre of Chicago presents Season on the Line, the first production of the company's 13th season, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Friday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Oct. 26.


Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7Writers Theatre to Open 2014-15 Season with ISAAC'S EYE, Running 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's opener to its 2014/15 season: the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10, 2014 and Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 7:30pm.


Tickets Go on Sale 8/1 for Complicite's MNEMONIC at Red Tape TheatreTickets Go on Sale 8/1 for Complicite's MNEMONIC at Red Tape Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Casting has been completed for Red Tape Theatre's (RTT) upcoming production of Mnemonic by Complicite, presented in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Ray. (Full cast list below) Tickets for this Chicago Premiere will go on sale Friday, August 1st, 2014 at www.redtapetheatre.org.


Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m..


Writers Theatre Opens 2014/15 Season with the Midwest Premiere of ISAAC'S EYEs, 9/2-12/7Writers Theatre Opens 2014/15 Season with the Midwest Premiere of ISAAC'S EYEs, 9/2-12/7
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/2/2014) - Writers Theatre opens its 2014/15 season with the Midwest Premiere of Isaac's Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. The show runs September 2 - December 7, 2014 at Books on Vernon, 321 Park Ave, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, September 10th and Thursday, September 11th at 7:30pm.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31
by (Chicago)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 31, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31
by (Chicago)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 31, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 8/31/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 8/31/2014
by BWW (Chicago)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/31/2014 for Chicago


OUT OF TUNE CONFESSIONAL Plays Chicago Fringe, Now thru 9/6OUT OF TUNE CONFESSIONAL Plays Chicago Fringe, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/30/2014) - The Agency Theater Collective will present the third incarnation of their original musical, Out of Tune Confessional, at The Chicago Fringe Festival. The show, described as a 'punk-rock wreck-tacular,' will run today, Aug. 30, Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Sept. 5 and Sept. 6 at The Deep Dish Stage, 5320 W. Giddings Street.


Theatre-Hikes Presents ENCHANTED APRIL, Now thru 9/28Theatre-Hikes Presents ENCHANTED APRIL, Now thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/30/2014) - Theatre-Hikes - Chicago, a nonprofit organization focused on combining fitness with live theater in a outdoor setting is proud to announce the presentation of the drama Enchanted April, today, August 30-September 28.


Michael Kass's CEREMONY Comes to 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival This WeekendMichael Kass's CEREMONY Comes to 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/30/2014) - Ceremony, an award winning, critically acclaimed solo show about love, fear and Ayahuasca, written & performed by Michael Kass & directed by Diana Wyenn, is coming to the Chicago Fringe Festival for three performances only: today, August 30 at 4 PM; August 31 at 10 PM; and September 1 at 7 PM.


Zoe Schwartz, Joseph Schupbach and Laura McKenzie Join Forces for TOTALLY CUTE! at Gorilla Tango Next MonthZoe Schwartz, Joseph Schupbach and Laura McKenzie Join Forces for TOTALLY CUTE! at Gorilla Tango Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - Writers and performers Zoe Schwartz (pictured, left), Joseph Schupbach (pictured, right), and Laura McKenzie (not pictured) join forces this September to bestow upon you 'Totally Cute!' - a classic yet disturbing journey through improvised and finely hewn sketch. 'Totally Cute' runs Friday through Sunday September 19-21, 2014 at 7:30 pm.


BWW Review: It's a One-Man METHTACULAR! IndeedBWW Review: It's a One-Man METHTACULAR! Indeed
by M. William Panek (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - The doors outside About Face & Justin Brill's production of METHTACULAR! should warn audiences of the show's nudity.


Photo Flash: First Look at TimeLine's MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, Now Playing Through 10/18Photo Flash: First Look at TimeLine's MY NAME IS ASHER LEV, Now Playing Through 10/18
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - TimeLine Theatre Company opens its 2014-15 season-the company's 18th season-with the Chicago premiere of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner, based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV is directed by Kimberly Senior, the Chicago-based director who after this production next directs Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning play DISGRACED on Broadway. MY NAME IS ASHER LEV runs at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago through October 18, 2014 (previews August 22 - 27). Press Opening was last night, Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.


SIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec This WeekendSIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - Josh Walker, a cast member of the upcoming Broadway revival of Side Show and its recent Kennedy Center staging, has written a new musical about Post-Impressionistic French painter Henri de Toulouse Lautrec and the Moulin Rouge. Toulouse: A New Musical has a score composed by Walker, with a book by John David Nelson, and lyrics by both Walker and Nelson. A workshop is currently taking place in Chicago with presentations scheduled for this weekend, August 29 - 31, 2014. Walker will also play the title role of Toulouse Lautrec.


THE LAST CADILLAC Opens Tonight at the AthenaeumTHE LAST CADILLAC Opens Tonight at the Athenaeum
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - THE LAST CADILLAC began yesterday, August 28, with a press opening tonight, August 29 at 8pm, and runs at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport in Chicago, through September 21.


Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX Begins Tonight at Theater WitShattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX Begins Tonight at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - Shattered Globe Theatre will launch its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing tonight, August 29 - October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.


Indigo Girls Join Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark, TonightIndigo Girls Join Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark, Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - Amy and Emily, the Indigo Girls, have joined the Chicago-area stop of the That Girl Tour which includes singer/songwriter Brandy Clark and headliner Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles.


CIRQUE SHANGHAI: WARRIORS to Close on Labor Day at Navy PierCIRQUE SHANGHAI: WARRIORS to Close on Labor Day at Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Only a few performances remain to experience edge-of-your-seat excitement with "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors" at Chicago's Navy Pier Pepsi Skyline Stage, 600 E. Grand Ave. "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors," the summer spectacle encompassing remarkable acrobatics, thrilling daredevil stunts and exhilarating demonstrations from Chinese Kung Fu and Wu Shu masters, will close on Monday Sept. 1, 2014 (Labor Day). Special Labor Day performance times have been added at 2 and 4 p.m. and will mark the end of the summer 2014 run of "Cirque Shanghai: Warriors".


Lifeline Theatre to Open KidSeries with THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, 10/18-11/23Lifeline Theatre to Open KidSeries with THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, 10/18-11/23
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Lifeline Theatre opens its 2014-15 KidSeries season with The Velveteen Rabbit, based on the beloved classic by Margery Williams, adapted by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric, and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Amanda Link.


Photo Flash: E. Faye Butler, Matthew Crowle and More in Porchlight Music Theatre's CHICAGO SINGS DISNEY FundraiserPhoto Flash: E. Faye Butler, Matthew Crowle and More in Porchlight Music Theatre's CHICAGO SINGS DISNEY Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Porchlight Music Theatre kicked off its 20th Anniversary season with a sold-out benefit concert, Chicago Sings Disney featuring the music created by the Walt Disney Studios, Monday, Aug. 25 at Mayne Stage, 1328 West Morse Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!


Photo Flash: First Look at Domenica Cameron-Scorsese and More in Profiles Theatre's REASONS TO BE HAPPYPhoto Flash: First Look at Domenica Cameron-Scorsese and More in Profiles Theatre's REASONS TO BE HAPPY
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Profiles Theatre opens its 26th Season with the Midwest Premiere of Reasons to Be Happy by Resident Artist Neil LaBute, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production runs now through October 12, 2014 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is tonight, August 28, 2014 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


WILD YOUTH CHASE Begins Run at Gorilla Tango on 9/9WILD YOUTH CHASE Begins Run at Gorilla Tango on 9/9
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - New sketch ensemble Chalkboard Anxiety is pleased to present its premiere sketch show 'Wild Youth Chase' Tuesdays September 9 through September 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 online, $12 at the door 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.


SMOKEFALL Begins Encore Run at Goodman Theatre on 9/20SMOKEFALL Begins Encore Run at Goodman Theatre on 9/20
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Tickets ($25-$81; subject to change) are on sale now at GoodmanTheatre.org/Smokefall, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). The Goodman is grateful for the generosity of its production supporters, including Abbott Fund, the Sponsor Partner; the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the Foundation Partner; and Mayer Brown, the Corporate Sponsor Partner.


The Sweat Girls to Debut New Show at Heartland Studio, 9/26-10/12The Sweat Girls to Debut New Show at Heartland Studio, 9/26-10/12
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Solo-performance group Sweat Girls have announced their latest stand-alone production, The Sweat Girls are ...21 and Finally Legal!, playing at the Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave., September 26 - October 12. Celebrating their 21st solo-performance anniversary, the Sweat Girls consist of writer-performers Caroline Andres, Cindy Hanson, Dorothy Milne, Clare Nolan, Martie Sanders and Pamela Webster. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be reserved by calling 630.414.3939 or e-mailing tickets@sweatgirls.org. For more information, please visit www.sweatgirls.org.


Etta James Tribute 'AT LAST' Opens 10/5 at Black EnsembleEtta James Tribute 'AT LAST' Opens 10/5 at Black Ensemble
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the return of the Black Ensemble classic 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 be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, September 27-December 28, 2014. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 3:00PM. Tickets available online at www.blackensemble.org or call (773) 769-4451.


BoHo Theatre to Close Season with PARADE, 1019-11/16BoHo Theatre to Close Season with PARADE, 1019-11/16
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - BoHo Theatre closes out its milestone 10th anniversary season with the stirring musical Parade, directed by Linda Fortunato (Jeff-Award winner for Choreography for BoHo's Kiss of the Spider Woman) with music direction by Matt Deitchman. Opening in October at Theater Wit, Parade tells the story of the trial of Leo Frank, a northern Jew accused of the murder of a teenage worker in his Southern factory. This Tony Award-winning musical by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy) and composer Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) shines a revealing light on the intolerance and racial tension that continues to haunt America, as well as the endurance of love and hope against all odds. Parade represents the Bohemian Pillar of Love in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season.


A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series to Present Harold Pinter's A NIGHT OUT, 8/31-9/22A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series to Present Harold Pinter's A NIGHT OUT, 8/31-9/22
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator (an off & late night series dedicated to getting to know new and/or up-and-coming theatre artists in Chicago) presents A Night Out by Harold Pinter, directed by Dado. The production features 11 actors who are new to the AROT stage and runs Sunday and Monday nights August 31 - September 22 at 7:30pm at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells.


Porchlight Music Theatre Welcomes First Executive DirectorPorchlight Music Theatre Welcomes First Executive Director
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the appointment of Jeannie Lukow as the organization's first executive director, effective September 2. Lukow, a founding member of Porchlight Music Theatre's Board of Directors and its president for the past six years, was co-owner of Bespoke Cuisine for the last 12 years after transitioning from a 15-year career in marketing communications and association management.


Natalie Weiss Returns to Chicago with Solo Concert on 9/8Natalie Weiss Returns to Chicago with Solo Concert on 9/8
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - BroadwayWorld's Natalie Weiss, of the hit show Breaking Down the Riffs, returns to Chicago for another solo show after playing to a sold out audience at the Chicago Center For Performing Arts back in 2011. She will be singing an array of songs from pop to musical theatre including some of her biggest YouTube hits. She will be accompanied by Shaun Whitley on guitar.


Profiles Theatre's REASONS TO BE HAPPY, With Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Opens TonightProfiles Theatre's REASONS TO BE HAPPY, With Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Profiles Theatre opens its 26th Season with the Midwest Premiere of Reasons to Be Happy by Resident Artist Neil LaBute, directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox. The production runs now through October 12, 2014 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is tonight, August 28, 2014 at 8pm.


Duplicity Ensemble Closes Inaugural Season with LAMP OIL at the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival, Now thru 9/6Duplicity Ensemble Closes Inaugural Season with LAMP OIL at the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Duplicity Ensemble's inaugural season is coming to a close with Anne Walaszek's Lamp Oil at the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival, today, August 28-September 6.


Fox Valley Rep Presents BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, Now thru 10/19Fox Valley Rep Presents BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Fox Valley Repertory continues their 2014 theater series with Neil Simon's heart-warming family comedy, Brighton Beach Memoirs. This coming-of-age memoir, directed by Ronan Marra, will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage tonight, August 28 - October 19, 2014.


2014 Chicago Fringe Festival Kicks Off Today2014 Chicago Fringe Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - The Chicago Fringe Festival, presented by Blue Moon, has announced its line up for the 2014 Festival. Performances in the fifth annual Chicago Fringe Festival take place in five venues in Jefferson Park, today, August 28 - September 7.


Drury Lane Theatre Continues 30th Anniversary Season with THE GAME'S AFOOT, Now thru 10/19Drury Lane Theatre Continues 30th Anniversary Season with THE GAME'S AFOOT, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, continues its landmark 30th anniversary season with the winner of 'Best Play' at the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards, THE GAME'S AFOOT, previewing tonight, August 28, opening Thursday, September 4 at 8 p.m., and running through October 19, 2014.


Cole Theatre's Inaugural Production, ECSTASY, Begins TonightCole Theatre's Inaugural Production, ECSTASY, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/28/2014) - Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, will direct Cole Theatre's inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy. The production will star Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma.


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 27th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 27th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson (Chicago)

(8/27/2014) - The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeff Award nominations are out, and 'On The Town' is open. Peck and Lindley, Jessie Mueller and more are set for concerts here, and 'I Love Lucy' and the Grinch will return. Plus Theo Ubique's Andrews Sisters and Kurt Weill in rep, 'Titanic' and 'In The Heights' prepare, Munster announces 2015, and NBC flies its 'Peter Pan' cast. Ahh!!




 
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