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Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of EVITA at Marriott Theatre!Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of EVITA at Marriott Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

EVITA, one of the most passionate and powerful rock operas in Broadway history, opened April 20 at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire), where it will run through June 5. The winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical masterpiece with lyrics by Tim Rice will be directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-nominee Alex Sanchez (Choreography for On the Town and Mary Poppins at The Marriott Theatre; Follies at Chicago Shakespeare Theater) with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Go inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: The Marriott Lincolnshire Takes EVITA To An Intimate StageBWW Review: The Marriott Lincolnshire Takes EVITA To An Intimate Stage
by Kailey Hansen - Apr 22, 2016

Capturing the renowned musical retelling of Eva Peron-Argentinian fashion icon, pop culture staple and political powerhouse-is no small task for any theater. Combine that with the incomparable music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and the deeply dynamic lyrics of Tim Rice and you've got Broadway-sized shoes to fill. This season, the Marriott Lincolnshire Theater decided to take on this challenging show, setting the classic rock opera 'in the round'; and it was well-worth it. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Marriott Theatre's EVITASTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Marriott Theatre's EVITA
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2016

EVITA, one of the most passionate and powerful rock operas in Broadway history, will be presented at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire), previewing April 13, opening April 20 and running through June 5. The winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical masterpiece with lyrics by Tim Rice will be directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-nominee Alex Sanchez(Choreography for On the Town and Mary Poppins at The Marriott Theatre; Follies at Chicago Shakespeare Theater) with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016
by - Apr 19, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Hannah Corneau and More in EVITA at The Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Hannah Corneau and More in EVITA at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

EVITA, one of the most passionate and powerful rock operas in Broadway history, is being presented at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire), currently in previews an opening April 20 for a run through June 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced complete casting for Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical West Side Story, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Jerome Robbins' original choreography recreated by Alex Sanchez. West Side Story is based on a conception by Jerome Robbins and features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

VIDEO UPDATE: Chicago Area's Marriott Theatre Defends EVITA Casting, Diversity OutreachVIDEO UPDATE: Chicago Area's Marriott Theatre Defends EVITA Casting, Diversity Outreach
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2016

The controversy over the lack of diversity in the production's casting began with a facebook post from actor Bear Bellinger. (more...)

East West Players to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLESEast West Players to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, completes its extended two year 50th Anniversary Season Golden with the Tony Award-winning musical 'La Cage aux Folles' for a six week engagement. (more...)

Actor Bear Bellinger Claims Discrimination in Casting Marriott Theatre's EVITAActor Bear Bellinger Claims Discrimination in Casting Marriott Theatre's EVITA
by Michael Dale - Mar 18, 2016

The author of 'I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous' writes a public letter critical of non-Latino casting. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre to Stage EVITA This Spring; Cast Announced!The Marriott Theatre to Stage EVITA This Spring; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

EVITA, one of the most passionate and powerful rock operas in Broadway history, will be presented at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire), previewing April 13, opening April 20 and running through June 5.  (more...)

Marriott Theatre Announces Full Cast of EVITA Featuring Hannah Corneau, Austin Lesch, Larry Adams & More!Marriott Theatre Announces Full Cast of EVITA Featuring Hannah Corneau, Austin Lesch, Larry Adams & More!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 16, 2016

The Marriott Theatre has completed casting for Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit EVITA. The show tells the story of the charismatic and glamorous first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. (more...)

IN THE MOOD to Play bergenPAC, 4/19IN THE MOOD to Play bergenPAC, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents: In The Mood, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:30PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

PLACAS to Run 2/18-28 at Casa 0101PLACAS to Run 2/18-28 at Casa 0101
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Inspired by the real-life experiences of ex-gang member Alex Sanchez, Culture Clash's Ric Salinas stars in the story of a Salvadoran immigrant who tries to reclaim his family while letting go of his gangbanger past. PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo by 2015 Doris Duke Artist Award-winner and celebrated spoken word artist Paul S. Flores gets a limited two-week run at Casa 0101 in Boyle Heights from February 18 through February 28. (Scroll all the way down to view downloadable photos.) (more...)

PLACAS: THE MOST DANGEROUS TATTOO Set for East Bay Center for the Performing ArtsPLACAS: THE MOST DANGEROUS TATTOO Set for East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

PLACAS:  The Most Dangerous Tattoo, the celebrated play by Paul S. Flores, will make its Richmond debut on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Performances take place at East Bay Center for the Performing Arts Iron Triangle Theater. (more...)

Creatives Behind Off-Broadway's 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' and RED EYE OF LOVE Top SDCF's 2015 Callaway AwardsCreatives Behind Off-Broadway's 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' and RED EYE OF LOVE Top SDCF's 2015 Callaway Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

On November 2, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) celebrated the 2014-2015 season's Joe A. Callaway Award winners for Direction and Choreography. (more...)

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLESBWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by E.H. Reiter - Oct 5, 2015

San Diego Musical Theater brings LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to life through Ocotber 11th at the Spreckels Theatere. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 9th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 9th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 9, 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. 'American Idiot' examines a generation, and 'The Girl In The Train' captures a by-gone era. We run down long-run shows, and break down the Marriott Theatre's 2016 season announcement, too. Plus 'Hollywood' from Light Opera Works, a new show from Underscore, a high school mounts 'Starlight Express,' and Christmas has begun! (more...)

EVITA, SPRING AWAKENING & More on Tap for Marriott Theatre's 2016 SeasonEVITA, SPRING AWAKENING & More on Tap for Marriott Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, Chicagoland's longest-running professional musical theater, announces its 2016 Season!  The award-winning theatre will present both premiere productions of recent Broadway hits, and classic revivals in 2016.  Joining returning directors Nick Bowling (The King & I) and Rachel Rockwell (October Sky) Marriott Theatre announced four directors who will be bringing their fresh and exciting perspectives to the unique, intimate Marriott stage for the very first time, William Brown, Amanda Dehnert, Don Stephenson and Aaron Thielen.  They will be joined by choreographers Matt Raftery and Alex Sanchez, and musical directors Ryan T. Nelson and Doug Peck on the creative teams. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels TheatreSan Diego Musical Theatre Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, September 25 - October 11 at the Spreckels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

San Diego Musical Theatre announces the third production of their 2015 season, La Cage Aux Folles, September 25 - October 11, 2015 (press opening on Saturday, September 26), at the Spreckels Theatre on Broadway in downtown San Diego. (more...)

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