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BWW TV: Watch Scenes from Drury Lane Theatre's WEST SIDE STORYBWW TV: Watch Scenes from Drury Lane Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BroadwayWorld TV (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, is kicking off the New Year with WEST SIDE STORY, the revolutionary Tony Award-winning production that forever changed American musical theater. Experience the passion, drama and heart-pounding excitement of WEST SIDE STORY like never before. The production is currently in previews and opens January 22, running through March 22. BroadwayWorld has footage of the company performing 'Something's Coming,' 'America,' and 'Mambo' below!


The Hypocrites to Present ENDGAME, 2/20-4/4 at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Present ENDGAME, 2/20-4/4 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - The Hypocrites are pleased to continue their 2014-15 season with Samuel Beckett's comic masterpiece ENDGAME, directed by Artistic Director 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 'BATES' at The Public House TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at 'BATES' at The Public House Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - You might have heard this one -- Restless secretary Marion Crane goes on the run after stealing a hefty sum of money. Driven off the road by a storm, she takes refuge at the Bates Motel, run by a polite but peculiar man named Norman, who dotes faithfully on his domineering, aged mother. Marion takes a shower, and the rest is genre-defining history as she meets her end at the hands of a maniac with a knife in a nightdress. Scroll down for a first look at The Public House Theatre's production of 'Bates: An 80s Musical Psycho Parody'!


Photo Flash: First Look at The New Colony's PLASTIC REVOLUTION, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at The New Colony's PLASTIC REVOLUTION, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - It's an airtight slice of Americana! The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. PLASTIC REVOLUTION will play now through February 22, 2015 in The Den's Upstairs Mainstage. The press opening is tonight, January 20 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


International Voices Project to Kick Off 2015 Readings Series Next MonthInternational Voices Project to Kick Off 2015 Readings Series Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to present the sixth season of play readings by playwrights from around the world. The series is presented in collaboration with consulates and cultural institutions throughout Chicago. The 2015 engagement's represented countries include India, Canada, Sweden, Cuba, Syria, Norway, Poland and Chile. The readings take place at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, McVeigh Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave, February 15 - March 2, 2015.


The Cupid Players of Stage 773 to Offer Valentine's Day Show, 2/14The Cupid Players of Stage 773 to Offer Valentine's Day Show, 2/14
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - Fresh from sold out performances at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, The Cupid Players of Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, will present Valentine's Day performances of Cupid Has A Heart On and Cupid in Your Pants for those looking for an unconventional way to celebrate love on Saturday, February 14.


Idle Muse Theatre Company to Continue Season with THE TALKING CUREIdle Muse Theatre Company to Continue Season with THE TALKING CURE
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - Idle Muse Theatre Company will continue its ninth season with the Chicago premiere of The Talking Cure, by Christopher Hampton and directed by Idle Muse Artistic Director Evan Jackson. The play explores the life of Sabina Spielrein.


The New Colony Premieres Musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION TonightThe New Colony Premieres Musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/20/2015) - The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home -- The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.


John Logan's RED to Play Redtwist Theatre, Beginning 2/7John Logan's RED to Play Redtwist Theatre, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/19/2015) - 2010 winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Play, RED by John Logan will be directed by Steve Scott, Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre at the Redtwist Theatre. The production opens Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 3pm (also press opening), featuring Redtwist Company Members/Jeff Award-winners, Brian Parry and Aaron Kirby.


The House Theatre of Chicago to Present THE HAMMER TRINITY, 2/20-5/3The House Theatre of Chicago to Present THE HAMMER TRINITY, 2/20-5/3
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/19/2015) - The House Theatre of Chicago presents its multi-play fantasy epic, The Hammer Trinity, in its entirety with all-day marathon performances, including the world premiere of the all-new final chapter Part Three: The Excelsior King and revised versions of Part One: The Iron Stag King and Part Two: The Crownless King, playing at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., February 20 - May 3, 2015.


Tuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den TheatreTuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/19/2015) - TUTA Theatre Chicago has announce complete casting for the US premiere of MUSIC HALL, by Jean-Luc Lagarce, directed by Founding Artistic Director Zeljko Djukic (Brecht's The Wedding, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya), and featuring Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Lion King, Side Man).


The New Colony Sets Winter SIDE STAGE Line-Up at The Den TheatreThe New Colony Sets Winter SIDE STAGE Line-Up at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/19/2015) - The New Colony is pleased to announce its exciting winter line-up of Side Stage programming, a collection of free readings presented on select nights in January and February at its new home, The Den Theatre Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Side Stage kicks off with a five-year reunion reading of The New Colony's second season smash hit 11:11, followed by readings of three new works: STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE, KIN FOLK and THUMBZ UP. Side Stage programming takes place during off-nights of The New Colony's world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION, playing January 16 - February 22, 2015. For reservations and additional information, visit www.thenewcolony.org.


Runcible Theatre Company Sets SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Full CastRuncible Theatre Company Sets SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION Full Cast
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/19/2015) - Runcible Theatre Company have announced that full casting is in place for Scenes from an Execution at The Royal George.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 18Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 18
by (Chicago)

(1/18/2015) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 18, 2015.


Joan Curto to Bring Sondheim 85th Birthday Tribute to Chicago, 3/07-28Joan Curto to Bring Sondheim 85th Birthday Tribute to Chicago, 3/07-28
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/18/2015) - Called 'a cabaret icon' by NBC Chicago, After Dark Award-winning vocalist Joan Curto performs her new tribute show Joan Curto Sings Sondheim- everybody says don't, that will be marking the 85th birthday of celebrated composer Stephen Sondheim (March 23, 1925).


Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/18/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/18/2015
by BWW (Chicago)

(1/18/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/18/2015 for Chicago




 
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