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The House Theatre of Chicago Hosts First GAME NIGHT WITH PETER SAGAL TonightThe House Theatre of Chicago Hosts First GAME NIGHT WITH PETER SAGAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/18/2014) - The House Theatre of Chicago is excited to announce their first-ever Game Night with Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's quiz game show, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, tonight, Oct. 18, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. at Catalyst Ranch, the innovative event space at 656 W. Randolph, in Chicago's West Loop.


Griffin Theatre's TITANIC Plays Theater Wit, Now thru 12/7Griffin Theatre's TITANIC Plays Theater Wit, Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/18/2014) - Griffin Theatre Company will launch its 2014-15 season with a new, intimate version of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical TITANIC, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston (Nine, Phantom), book by Peter Stone (Woman of the Year, 1776), new orchestrations by Ian Weinberger, directed by Scott Weinstein (Griffin Theatre's Spelling Bee, Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Seussical) and music direction by Elizabeth Doran (Timeline's Juno). TITANIC will play today, October 18 - December 7, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Sunday, October 26 at 7 pm.


PLATH/HUGHES Premieres Tonight at Gorilla TangoPLATH/HUGHES Premieres Tonight at Gorilla Tango
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/18/2014) - Robert Eric Shoemaker's intensely moving duet-musical 'PLATH/HUGHES,' previously seen at Curious Theatre Branch's RHINOFEST, will perform at Gorilla Tango Bucktown this fall. 'PLATH/HUGHES' opens tonight, October 18 at 5:30 pm, and subsequently runs Saturday, October 25, Saturday, November 15, Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7 pm.


THE VELVETEEN RABBIT Runs Now thru 11/23 at Lifeline TheatreTHE VELVETEEN RABBIT Runs Now thru 11/23 at Lifeline Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/18/2014) - The Velveteen Rabbit runs Today, Oct. 18 - Sunday, Nov. 23 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Press opening is Sunday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. Regular performance times are Todays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Previews are Today, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m.) Ticket prices are $15 and may be purchased at the Lifeline Theatre Box Office, 773.761.4477, or by visiting www.lifelinetheatre.com.


Lifeline Theatre Opens KidSeries with THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, Now thru 11/23Lifeline Theatre Opens KidSeries with THE VELVETEEN RABBIT, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/18/2014) - 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.


the side project to Stage JET BLACK CHEVROLET and WE THREE in Rep, Beginning 11/19the side project to Stage JET BLACK CHEVROLET and WE THREE in Rep, Beginning 11/19
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - the side project's historic 15th season will begin in November with a haunting two-show repertory in the spirit of the fall season. The plays, by local playwright Scott T. Barsotti and NY-based Mary Hamilton, will be helmed by Devon de Mayo and Josh Sobel, respectively -- two first-time collaborators for the side project who have gained attention in recent months as directors to watch.


ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE to Begin Performances 11/14 at Theo Ubique Cabaret TheatreALWAYS... PATSY CLINE to Begin Performances 11/14 at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Intimate production of one of Chicago's favorite musicals starring Christina Hall and 2014 Jeff Award-winner Danni Smith begins performances November 14 Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's show for the upcoming holiday season will be AlwaysPatsy Cline, the touching story of the crossover country singer's friendship with one of her fans.


The Auditorium Theatre to Launch 'Made in Chicago' Series, 11/8The Auditorium Theatre to Launch 'Made in Chicago' Series, 11/8
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University kicks off its inaugural Made in Chicago performance series highlighting the city's best homegrown music and dance artists and ensembles. Launching in November, the robust series will present three Windy City mainstays including On Stage With... Susan Werner (November 8); the perennially popular Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic with CJP @ Ten (November 14); and the award-winning Thodos Dance Chicago (November 29).


Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf for Young Adults' ANIMAL FARMPhoto Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf for Young Adults' ANIMAL FARM
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Steppenwolf for Young Adults' (SYA) first production of its 2014/15 season is George Orwell's Animal Farm, a world premiere adaptation by Althos Low. SYA's Artistic and Educational Director Hallie Gordon directs the production in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre. The SYA 2014/15 season explores the theme, 'Create a Movement: The Art of Revolution.' Animal Farm runs now through November 9, 2014; with an additional week of student performances now offered November 11 - 14, 2014 at 10am. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Photo Flash: First Look at Josh Young, Erin Mackey and More in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in ChicagoPhoto Flash: First Look at Josh Young, Erin Mackey and More in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Broadway In Chicago presents the the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics byChristopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith andArthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winnerChristopher Gattelli (Newsies). Check out a first look below!


Staged Reading of FORTY-TWO STORIES Set for Raven Theatre, 11/3-5Staged Reading of FORTY-TWO STORIES Set for Raven Theatre, 11/3-5
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Noted Chicago playwright Douglas Post will join Raven Theatre's [Working Title] new play development series with a fully staged workshop production of his comedy Forty-Two Stories, to be directed by Jessica Fisch and performed on the Raven Theatre East Stage Monday, November 3 through Wednesday, November 5. Curtain times for all three performances will be 7:30 pm.


STAGE TUBE: Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACESTAGE TUBE: Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE
by Stage Tube (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Josh Young speaks about his role as John Newton in the upcoming world premiere of Amazing Grace. Recorded at Scott Lehrer Studios, NYC. All content Copyright 2014 Christopher Smith. Check it out below!


World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago with Josh Young, Erin Mackey & More Opens, 10/19World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago with Josh Young, Erin Mackey & More Opens, 10/19
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that the Pre-Broadway World Premiere engagement ofAmazing Grace, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book byChristopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), opens this Sunday, October 19 at 6PM at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe). Amazing Grace will play Chicago throughSunday, November 2.


Raven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for Chicago Premiere of DIVIDING THE ESTATERaven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for Chicago Premiere of DIVIDING THE ESTATE
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Raven Theatre's production of Dividing the Estate, by the Pulitzer Prize and two-time Academy award winning playwright Horton Foote, will feature a cast of 13 actors from many of Chicago's most celebrated theater companies, according to Michael Menendian, Raven's co-Artistic Director. Foote's comedy-drama, which focuses on the feuds and disputes among members of a wealthy Texas family whose fortunes have declined, was his last new play to be presented on Broadway. That 2008 production was nominated for Tony Awards for Best Original Play and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Hallie Foote). Raven Theatre, who produced Foote's The Trip to Bountiful in 2013, will be the first company to bring this acclaimed script to a Chicago stage. Raven associate artistic director Cody Estle (Raven's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Vieux Carre, The Artistic Home's Watch on the Rhine, Mary-Arrchie's Uncle Bob) will direct.


Tickets for CINDERELLA Go on Sale Today in ChicagoTickets for CINDERELLA Go on Sale Today in Chicago
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, go on sale to the public today, October 17 at 10 AM. CINDERELLA will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited engagement from December 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015.


Dream Theatre Company Presents AUDIENCE ANNIHILATED PART TWO: GOLD STAR STICKER, Now thru 11/2Dream Theatre Company Presents AUDIENCE ANNIHILATED PART TWO: GOLD STAR STICKER, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - Dream Theatre Company presents its award-winning, critically acclaimed horror play AUDIENCE ANNIHILATED PART TWO: GOLD STAR STICKER by Jeremy Menekseoglu at its Dream Laboratory venue located in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood.


Photo Flash: A NIGHTMARE ON BACKSTREET Opens Tonight at The Public House TheatrePhoto Flash: A NIGHTMARE ON BACKSTREET Opens Tonight at The Public House Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - 'A Nightmare on Backstreet: A Boy Band Musical Parody' opens tonight, October 17th, 2014 at 8pm at The Public House Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!


TUTA Theatre's THE ANYWAY CABARET Opens TonightTUTA Theatre's THE ANYWAY CABARET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - TUTA Theatre Chicago opens its 14th season with The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret), a world premiere with live music, written and composed by Associate Member Martin Marion.


The Chicago Mammals Present 3rd Annual ALL GIRLS PROJECT, Beginning TodayThe Chicago Mammals Present 3rd Annual ALL GIRLS PROJECT, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - The Chicago Mammals will be presenting the All Girls Project presenting 'All Girl Edgar Allan Poe from today, October 17th through November 3rd.


THE ANYWAY CABARET, TUTAlabs and More Set for TUTA Theatre Chicago's 14th SeasonTHE ANYWAY CABARET, TUTAlabs and More Set for TUTA Theatre Chicago's 14th Season
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/17/2014) - TUTA Theatre Chicago has announced their 2014-15 season, their 14th year producing in Chicago. TUTA will present a world premiere, a U.S. premiere, three TUTAlab readings, and 8-week master classes for actors.




 
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