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STAGE TUBE: Lady Gaga Celebrates SOUND OF MUSIC's 50th Anniversary with Impressive TributeSTAGE TUBE: Lady Gaga Celebrates SOUND OF MUSIC's 50th Anniversary with Impressive Tribute
Posted: Feb. 22, 2015


Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick Open Oscars with 'Moving Pictures'STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick Open Oscars with 'Moving Pictures'
Posted: Feb. 22, 2015


ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cancels Saturday Night Show Due to Ill Peter Gallagher; Kristin Chenoweth Performs for Sold Out AudienceON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cancels Saturday Night Show Due to Ill Peter Gallagher; Kristin Chenoweth Performs for Sold Out Audience
Posted: Feb. 21, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel, Glom Gazingo Bury the Hatchet at OscarsSTAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel, Glom Gazingo Bury the Hatchet at Oscars
Posted: Feb. 22, 2015


BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


Ricky Martin Named First Judge of New Music Competition LA BANDA; Premiering SeptemberRicky Martin Named First Judge of New Music Competition LA BANDA; Premiering September
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


BREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August OpeningBREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August Opening
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


Academy Issue Statement on Joan Rivers Omission from 'In Memoriam' TributeAcademy Issue Statement on Joan Rivers Omission from 'In Memoriam' Tribute
Posted: Feb. 23, 2015


Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More In Group Photo Of Cast & Crew At GLEE FinaleLea Michele, Darren Criss & More In Group Photo Of Cast & Crew At GLEE Finale
Posted: Feb. 21, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Funny or Die's Live Action Adaptation of Disney's FROZENVIDEO: Watch Funny or Die's Live Action Adaptation of Disney's FROZEN
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series FinaleVIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series Finale
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


FLASH FRIDAY: Broadway, Baby! Darren Criss Goes From GLEE To Glam In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFLASH FRIDAY: Broadway, Baby! Darren Criss Goes From GLEE To Glam In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


Exclusive Photo Flash: More of Vanessa Hudgens & Company of Broadway-Bound GIGI; Box Office Opens Today!Exclusive Photo Flash: More of Vanessa Hudgens & Company of Broadway-Bound GIGI; Box Office Opens Today!
Posted: Feb. 23, 2015


Darren Criss Says Goodbye To GLEE With Emotional Message To FansDarren Criss Says Goodbye To GLEE With Emotional Message To Fans
Posted: Feb. 22, 2015


Sneak Peek Of Matthew Morrison Singing FINDING NEVERLAND At Oscars PartySneak Peek Of Matthew Morrison Singing FINDING NEVERLAND At Oscars Party
Posted: Feb. 22, 2015


Neil Patrick Harris Responds to His OSCARS CriticsNeil Patrick Harris Responds to His OSCARS Critics
Posted: Feb. 23, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!
Posted: Feb. 25, 2015


Lady Gaga Joins Cast of Next Installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY!Lady Gaga Joins Cast of Next Installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY!
Posted: Feb. 25, 2015


Oscars Flashback: A Look Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar and Tony for the Same RoleOscars Flashback: A Look Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar and Tony for the Same Role
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


First Floor Theater to Present THE PARANOID STYLE IN AMERICAN POLITICS, 4/19-5/9First Floor Theater to Present THE PARANOID STYLE IN AMERICAN POLITICS, 4/19-5/9
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/27/2015) - First Floor Theater continues their acclaimed third season with an explosive world premiere written by Company Member Emmett Rensin, directed by FFT Artistic Producer Will Bishop, and developed collaboratively by the company - a first for FFT - playing April 19-May 9 at The Pentagon Theatre in The Flat Iron Arts Building. Tickets for THE PARANOID STYLE IN AMERICAN POLITICS will be available at http://firstfloortheater.com/. The press opening is Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.


Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCAPhoto Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/27/2015) - Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. The new cast opens on Friday, February 27 with 5 performances remaining through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Feb. 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm.


Porchlight Music Theatre's HIT 'Sondheim on Sondheim' must close March 15Porchlight Music Theatre's HIT 'Sondheim on Sondheim' must close March 15
by Contests - Broadway (Chicago)

(2/27/2015) - Performances Added! SOLD OUT HOUSES! Porchlight's Sondheim on Sondheim must close March 15! Get tickets NOW!


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/27Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/27
by BWW Special Coverage (Chicago)

(2/27/2015) - With over 100 U.S. cities and 30 international regions featured on our site, we have so many exciting theatre happenings around our Broadway World! Below, we've highlighted our top 10 stories from this week. Check out the roundup below!


Strange Bedfellows Theatre to Stage BADFIC LOVE at The Den Theatre, 4/3-5/2Strange Bedfellows Theatre to Stage BADFIC LOVE at The Den Theatre, 4/3-5/2
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Strange Bedfellows Theatre, known for its integrated, experiential approach to producing theatre, proudly announces the Professional World Premiere of Badfic Love by Adam Pasen and directed by Aaron Henrickson. Badfic Love will be presented at The Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago, for 15 performances, April 3 - May 2, 2015. The Press Opening is scheduled for Monday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.


Porchlight's 2015 ICONS Gala to Tribute Elaine Stritch This SpringPorchlight's 2015 ICONS Gala to Tribute Elaine Stritch This Spring
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the 2015 ICONS Gala will celebrate the legendary career of Elaine Stritch, Sunday, April 12, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, 505 N. Michigan Ave. The Gala will include performances from Chicago's leading divas in a tribute to one of Broadway's leading divas, Ms. Stritch, the presentation of the 2015 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre in Chicago to director and teacher Dominic Missimi, and silent and live auctions. The fundraising gala will kick off Porchlight's 21st Anniversary of creating 'American Musicals. Chicago Style.' Proceeds from the event and its accompanying auction benefit Porchlight's educational programs and productions.


MARK NADLER to Headline Revived Four-Day CabaretFest in Provincetown (MA) Featuring Shows and Master Classes, June 4-7MARK NADLER to Headline Revived Four-Day CabaretFest in Provincetown (MA) Featuring Shows and Master Classes, June 4-7
by Stephen Hanks (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - In 2015, the CabaretFest in Provincetown (MA), one of America's biggest Cabaret events, is returning to its roots. After a one-year layoff, this weekend extravaganza of song that began in 1999 under the guidance of actor and cabaret performer John O'Neil, will be back this June (4-7) bigger and better than ever. Singer and Cape Cod resident Patricia Fitzpatrick and Ambassador Productions has recruited O'Neil to help re-launch the event in its original format-only longer. CabaretFest 2015 Provincetown weekend will be jammed-packed with activities and shows that Fitzpatrick says, 'Promise to be educational, entertaining, and fun, and all will celebrate 'The Art of Cabaret!'


Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THIS IS MODERN ARTPhoto Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf for Young Adults' THIS IS MODERN ART
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) presents This Is Modern Art (based on true events) written by acclaimed playwright and hip-hop artist Idris Goodwin (Blackademics, How We Got On) and 'Louder Than A Bomb' founder Kevin Coval. Directed by Lisa Portes, this world premiere production concludes SYA's 2014/15 season, which explores the theme, 'Create a Movement: The Art of Revolution.' This Is Modern Art (based on true events) runs now through March 14, 2015 in the Downstairs Theatre. The press performance is on Saturday, February 28 at 3pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Northwestern Professor David E. Tolchinsky Named 'Best Director' at Theater FestivalNorthwestern Professor David E. Tolchinsky Named 'Best Director' at Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - In his debut as both a theatre director and a playwright, Northwestern University Professor David E. Tolchinsky was named 'best director' at the Riant Theatre's Strawberry One-Act Festival for his autobiographical dramatic comedy 'Where's the Rest of Me?'


ComedySportz Chicago Presents HIGHBALLERS, 4/2-6/19ComedySportz Chicago Presents HIGHBALLERS, 4/2-6/19
by Danielle Ashley Dias (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - The ComedySportz Theatre, home to a unique variety of interactive shows, is kicking off the spring season with a hilarious new music-themed improv show. HIGHBALLERS will open at The ComedySportz Theatre beginning Thursday, April 2, 2015 and continues through June 19, 2015.


Stage Left Theatre to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 4/23-5/24Stage Left Theatre to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 4/23-5/24
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well written by William Shakespeare and directed by ensemble member Drew Martin. All's Well That Ends Well is the third and final production of Stage Left's 33rd season. Press opening is Thursday, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont. The show runs through May 24th.


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 25th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 25th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Mosh Pit's Oscar wrap-up, plus BIC's 'First Wives Club,' 'Book Of Mormon' and 'For The Record,' Theater Wit's 'Mr. Burns,' Porchlight's 'City Of Angels' and Bailiwick's 'Murder Ballad.' Upcoming, The Hypocrites' 'American Idiot,' a new theater in the Wisconsin Dells, and two evenings with The Improvised Sondheim Project!


Pride Films and Plays' THE BOOK OF MERMAN Transfers to the Apollo TonightPride Films and Plays' THE BOOK OF MERMAN Transfers to the Apollo Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Pride Films and Plays announces the transfer of its world premiere production of The Book of Merman to a new six-week engagement at the Apollo Theater Studio, 2540 N. Lincoln, Chicago. The new musical comedy by Jeff Award-winning author Leo Schwartz has been playing to sellout crowds at Mary's Attic in Andersonville since its opening on January 17, 2015. The show's final performance at Mary's Attic was February 15th, and following a one-weekend hiatus for the move, it will reopen at the Apollo tonight, February 26 for a six-week run through April 5, 2015.


The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, Now thru 5/3The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing today, February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.


Giant Cherry and Glitterati's THE GLASS PROTEGE Opens Tonight at Theater WitGiant Cherry and Glitterati's THE GLASS PROTEGE Opens Tonight at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/26/2015) - Giant Cherry Productions in association with Glitterati Productions presents the U.S. premiere of The Glass Protege, written by Dylan Costello with direction by John Nasca. Press opening is set for tonight, February 26, 2015 at 7:45 pm at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago, Ilinois.


THE SALTS, QUICKDRAW, CITIZENS and More Set for The Inconvenience's 2015 SeasonTHE SALTS, QUICKDRAW, CITIZENS and More Set for The Inconvenience's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - The Inconvenience is proud to officially announce its 2015 Season. This year, The Inconvenience returns to their fundamental, collaborative roots by producing a variety of multidisciplinary programming aimed at investigating artists' engagement with the community. The Inconvenience looks forward to bringing you a year full of exciting art, with this, its 2015 Season.


August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals Set for the Goodman on March 10August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals Set for the Goodman on March 10
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Twenty Chicago high school students will perform in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. for a chance to represent Chicago in the National Competition in New York City. Esteemed judges for the Chicago finals will include Ron OJ Parson and August Wilson's daughter Sakina Ansari Wilson, as well as two judges yet to be announced.


Chicago Community Trust Announces 2015 SMART Growth RecipientsChicago Community Trust Announces 2015 SMART Growth Recipients
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - The Chicago Community Trust today announced the 31 nonprofits selected for the 2015 SMART Growth program. The SMART Growth program was established to help small arts and cultural organizations to engage their boards and staffs in strengthening management practices that effectively support their missions, enabling them to contribute to their communities and to the cultural ecology of the region.


A.C.T.'s Carey Perloff to Talk 'BEAUTIFUL CHAOS' Memoir and More at Steppenwolf Theatre, 4/6A.C.T.'s Carey Perloff to Talk 'BEAUTIFUL CHAOS' Memoir and More at Steppenwolf Theatre, 4/6
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Artistic Director Martha Lavey and Steppenwolf ensemble member Frank Galati in conversation with Carey Perloff on the occasion of Perloff's memoir, 'Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater', Monday, April 6 at 5pm in the Garage Theater (1624 N Halsted St).


Mary-Arrchie's OUR BAD MAGNET to Run 3/24-4/26 at Angel IslandMary-Arrchie's OUR BAD MAGNET to Run 3/24-4/26 at Angel Island
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. will open its 29th Season with a restaging of its 2008 Jeff Award-nominated hit production OUR BAD MAGNET by Douglas Maxwell. Carlo Lorenzo Garcia returns to direct this Scottish dark comedy featuring most of the original Mary-Arrchie cast members. OUR BAD MAGNET will play March 24 - April 26, 2015 at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for OUR BAD MAGNET are available at www.maryarrchie.com or by calling the Ticketweb at (866) 468-3401. The press performance is Thursday, March 26 at 8 pm.


Photo Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN, Opening TomorrowPhoto Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN, Opening Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the Chicago premiere of Yankee Tavern, by Steven Deitz and directed by Joanie Schultz, February 20 - March 22, 2015 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.


Photo Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE PASSENGERPhoto Flash: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's THE PASSENGER
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Mieczys?aw Weinberg's powerfully haunting opera, The Passenger, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis in a new-to-Chicago production by David Pountney. It opens on Tuesday, February 24 with six performances through Sunday, March 15. Performance dates are Feb. 24, 28, Mar. 4, and 9 at 7:30pm; and Mar. 12 and 15 at 2pm. The Passenger will be sung in Russian, German, Polish, French, Yiddish, Greek, Czech, and English with projected English translations.


Sideshow Theatre's CHALK to Run 5/24-6/28 at Victory Gardens TheaterSideshow Theatre's CHALK to Run 5/24-6/28 at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Sideshow Theatre Company concludes its 2014-15 season with the sci-fi fable CHALK by ensemble member Walt McGough, directed by ensemble member Megan A. Smith, to be presented in a rolling world premiere with Boston's Fresh Ink Theatre. CHALK will play May 24 - June 28, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 16, 2015 at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. The press opening is Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 pm.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Bailiwick Chicago's MURDER BALLAD!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Bailiwick Chicago's MURDER BALLAD!
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Bailiwick Chicago will conclude its 2014-15 season with the Chicago premiere of the intense off-Broadway rock musical MURDER BALLAD, conceived by and with book and lyrics by Julia Jordan, music and lyrics by Juliana Nash, directed and choreographed by James Beaudry with musical direction by Nicholas Davio. MURDER BALLAD will play April 2 - May 9, 2015 at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale March 15, 2015 at bailiwickchicago.com. The press opening is Monday, April 6 at 7:30 pm.


Bailiwick Chicago Presents Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, Now thru 2/28Bailiwick Chicago Presents Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, Now thru 2/28
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - It's no ordinary cast! Dozens of competitors bid for roles in a professionally produced stage production of the Tony Award-winning musical WONDERFUL TOWN at Bailiwick Chicago's annual CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION. Now, they're ready to take the stage for five performances only, tonight, February 25 - 28, 2015 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. With book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Leonard Bernstein, WONDERFUL TOWN is directed by Bailiwick Chicago Company Member Varris Holmes* with music direction by Kyle Pollio and choreography by Company Member Jon Martinez*.


Steppenwolf for Young Adults Present THIS IS MODERN ART, Now thru 3/14Steppenwolf for Young Adults Present THIS IS MODERN ART, Now thru 3/14
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/25/2015) - Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) presents This Is Modern Art (based on true events) written by acclaimed playwright and hip-hop artist Idris Goodwin (Blackademics, How We Got On) and 'Louder Than A Bomb' founder Kevin Coval. Directed by Lisa Portes, this world premiere production concludes SYA's 2014/15 season, which explores the theme, 'Create a Movement: The Art of Revolution.'


Irish Theatre of Chicago to Stage THE WHITE ROAD, 4/30-6/13Irish Theatre of Chicago to Stage THE WHITE ROAD, 4/30-6/13
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Irish Theatre of Chicago, formerly Seanachai Theatre Company, concludes its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere drama THE WHITE ROAD by founding ensemble member Karen Tarjan*, directed by ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric*, playing April 30 - June 13, 2015 at its resident home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.


STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Acting Company & Guthrie's MACBETH and 'A CONNECTICUT YANKEE' on TourSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Acting Company & Guthrie's MACBETH and 'A CONNECTICUT YANKEE' on Tour
by Stage Tube (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - The Acting Company in association with The Guthrie Theater presents William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' directed by Devin Brain; and 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court,' adapted by acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Hatcher from the novel by Mark Twain, directed by Ian Belknap. Click below to go behind the scenes with the companies from both productions!


Photo Flash: First Look at The Acting Company & Guthrie's MACBETH and A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT TourPhoto Flash: First Look at The Acting Company & Guthrie's MACBETH and A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT Tour
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - The Acting Company in association with The Guthrie Theater presents William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," directed by Devin Brain, Friday, March 20, 8 p.m.; and "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," adapted by acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Hatcher from the novel by Mark Twain, directed by Ian Belknap, Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. Both performances take place at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College of DuPage. There will be a free MAC Chat with the cast led by Brain immediately following both performances. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company in action below!


Photo Flash: New Look at American Theater Company's THE ROYALEPhoto Flash: New Look at American Theater Company's THE ROYALE
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Check out new photos below!


Strawdog's 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Begins 3/9Strawdog's 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA Begins 3/9
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Strawdog Theatre Company, Artistic Director Hank Boland and Hugen Hall Artistic Director Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the third production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Jules Verne's classic novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, adapted by Clint Sheffer and Ann Sonneville, March 8 - April 7, directed by ensemble member Mike Mroch at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street.


Genesis to Offer Staged Reading of ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 3/6Genesis to Offer Staged Reading of ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 3/6
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Genesis will begin its long planned Staged Reading Series on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:30pm at The Pride Rehearsal Space, 1411 W. Wilson, Chicago (This is 1/2 block east of Clark at Wilson).


Evan Rachel Wood to Join Cast of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES in ChicagoEvan Rachel Wood to Join Cast of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES in Chicago
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Broadway In Chicago has announced Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen, The Wrestler, Across the Universe) will join the cast of FOR THE RECORD: DEAR JOHN HUGHES, an immersive, concert event showcasing the works of beloved Chicago native John Hughes, at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) the second week of performances March 12 15, 2015. Evan Rachel Wood will replace Rumer Willis who will play Basket Case in the first week of performances March 5 8, 2015. Willis will be returning to Los Angeles to prepare for her upcoming, just announced debut on Season 20 of ABC's Dancing With The Stars.'


Writers Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Now thru 5/31Writers Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/24/2015) - Writers Theatre presents The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed Kimberly Senior. The show runs tonight, February 24 - May 31, 2015 at Books on Vernon, 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe. The Press Openings are Wednesday, March 4, and Thursday, March 5, 2014.


IN LOVE AND WARCRAFT and More Set for Halcyon Theatre's 10th SeasonIN LOVE AND WARCRAFT and More Set for Halcyon Theatre's 10th Season
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - Halcyon Theatre announces a world premiere and two Chicago premieres as part of our Tenth Season in 2015/16.


The Hypocrites to Present Chicago Premiere of AMERICAN IDIOT This FallThe Hypocrites to Present Chicago Premiere of AMERICAN IDIOT This Fall
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season this fall with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day.


John Michael Coppola to Headline A JERSEY VOICE at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 3/15John Michael Coppola to Headline A JERSEY VOICE at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 3/15
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - John Michael Coppola, who appeared in Chicago's smash hit production of JERSEY BOYS, will headline A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteenand Everyone in Between on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St. in Arlington Heights.


New Venue Uptown Underground OpensNew Venue Uptown Underground Opens
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - The Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, is open for business as of Valentine's Day weekend after a lengthy dispute with the city and state over the art form of burlesque and the sale of liquor. Originally slated to open on New Year's Eve 2014, the Uptown Underground features retro-entertainment, cabaret, comedy, magic, burlesque and jazz, and is the new home of the long-running weekly hit The Kiss Kiss Cabaret. Jenn A. Kincaid and Chris O. Biddle are the co-owners of the Uptown Underground as well as co-producers of The Kiss Kiss Cabaret. For more information and complete schedule of events visit www.UptownUnderground.net.


Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' ENDGAME, Now Playing at Den TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' ENDGAME, Now Playing at Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - The Hypocrites are pleased to continue their 2014-15 season with Samuel Beckett's comic masterpiece ENDGAME, directed by Company Member Halena Kays*, playing February 20 - April 4, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press opening is Wednesday, February 25 at 8 pm.


Photo Flash: First Look at Quest Theatre Ensemble's TOMATO QUEENPhoto Flash: First Look at Quest Theatre Ensemble's TOMATO QUEEN
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - What price the perfect tomato? In this new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Hodak and music by Scott Lamps, an impatient 11-year-old girl named Camina learns that success takes time and teamwork - and isn't worth much if you lose your friends along the way.




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