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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.


Light Opera Works to Host Annual Spring Benefit in AprilLight Opera Works to Host Annual Spring Benefit in April
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Light Opera Works will host its annual spring benefit, 'A Salute to Movie Musicals,' at the North Shore Country Club in Glenview, Illinois, celebrating the 35th year of the company. Proceeds will benefit Light Opera Works programming, including the 2015 season, the Musical Theater Summer Workshop, student half-price tickets and Family Talk Backs.


The Brown Paper Box Co. to Present [TITLE OF SHOW] This SummerThe Brown Paper Box Co. to Present [TITLE OF SHOW] This Summer
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/23/2015) - The Brown Paper Box Co. announces the Chicago storefront premiere of [title of show], with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell. The show will run from July 17 through August 16, 2015 at Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood (5779 N. Ridge Ave.). Press performances are Sunday, July 19 at 2 P.M. and Monday, July 20 at 7:30 P.M. Audition information and more will be posted at www.brownpaperbox.org.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 22Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 22
by (Chicago)

(2/22/2015) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 22, 2015.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 22Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 22
by (Chicago)

(2/22/2015) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 22, 2015.


Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/22/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/22/2015
by BWW (Chicago)

(2/22/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/22/2015 for Chicago


Danceworks 2015 to Explore THE TIES THAT BINDDanceworks 2015 to Explore THE TIES THAT BIND
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/21/2015) - Presented by the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University, the Danceworks 2015, "Ties That Bind" production will be under the artistic direction of Northwestern School of Communication faculty member Jeffrey Hancock.


Photo Flash: All-Female Cast Leads Babes With Blades' TITUS ANDRONICUS, Beginning TonightPhoto Flash: All-Female Cast Leads Babes With Blades' TITUS ANDRONICUS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/21/2015) - Babes With Blades Theatre Company will serve up the blood and pie with their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's most violent play, Titus Andronicus, performed by an all-female cast, at City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Previews will be tonight, February 21, Friday, February 27, and Today, February 28 at 8PM and Sundays, February 22 and Sunday, March 1 at 3PM. The press opening is Monday, March 2 at 8PM, and the show will run through April 4. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!


Chicago Children's Theatre's RED KITE, BLUE SKY Set for Pritzker Pavilion, Now thru 3/4Chicago Children's Theatre's RED KITE, BLUE SKY Set for Pritzker Pavilion, Now thru 3/4
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(2/21/2015) - Give a child on the autism spectrum the gift of flight and memories to last a lifetime at Chicago Children's Theatre's Red Kite, Blue Sky, the company's annual multi-sensory live theater experience created just for children with autism and their families, tonight, February 21 through March 4, 2015 at Chicago's Millennium Park.




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