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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/28; WAITRESS at A.R.T., Signature's THE FIX, RING OF FIRE in Chicago and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/28; WAITRESS at A.R.T., Signature's THE FIX, RING OF FIRE in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 28, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Chicago, Ireland and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include WAITRESS at A.R.T., RING OF FIRE in Chicago, and THE FIX in Washington, DC, just to name a few. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH at Mercury Theater ChicagoPhoto Flash: First Look at RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, presents RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, now playing an extended run through November 1. The musical tribute has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike and has broken sales records for Mercury Theater Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Mercury Theater Chicago's RING OF FIRE Blazes With TalentBWW Review: Mercury Theater Chicago's RING OF FIRE Blazes With Talent
by Rachel Weinberg - Aug 25, 2015

Mercury Theater Chicago's RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH celebrates Cash's life and music, and as performed by the production's cast of immensely talented actor/musicians, it is a celebration, indeed. (more...)

Mercury Theater Extends RING OF FIRE Through 11/1Mercury Theater Extends RING OF FIRE Through 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

 Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, is thrilled to announce that RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH has been extended through November 1. The musical tribute has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike and has broken sales records for Mercury Theater Chicago. "A good time with a great American artist!" exclaimed Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune. Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times Highly Recommends the production saying it's "A show ablaze with fire and unmitigated fun!" (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Extends RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASHMercury Theater Chicago Extends RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, is pleased to announce the extension of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH through August 30. The musical tribute has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike and has broken sales records for Mercury Theater Chicago. "A good time with a great American artist!" exclaimed Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune. He also praised Kent M. Lewis' portrayal of Johnny Cash saying, "Lewis does not wear the cloak of the Man in Black; he inhabits him" and Hedy Weiss of the Chicago Sun-Times Highly Recommends the production saying it's "A show ablaze with fire and unmitigated fun!" (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago to Present RING OF FIRE in 2015Mercury Theater Chicago to Present RING OF FIRE in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, presents Theater at the Center's production of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, a thrilling musical celebration of 'The Man in Black', running from April 30 through June 28, 2015. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 26th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 26th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 27, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Ring Of Fire' opens, 'Road Show' readies, 'Gypsy' and 'Chicago' thrive, 'Carnival' prepares, 'Queenie Pie' reschedules, Boho brings the Mozart, plus the new musicals 'Period Piece' and 'Shining Lives,' and more! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, ignites their 2014 season of Premieres with RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH. The production opened last night, Sunday, February 23. More than 35 of Cash's hit songs including 'I Walk the Line', 'A Boy Named Sue,' 'Folsom Prison Blues' and the title tune, paint a musical portrait of The Man in Black that promises to be a foot-stompin', crowd-pleasin' salute to the uniquely American Legend. Leading the cast as 'Johnny Cash' will be Kent Lewis with Jeff Award-winner Cory Goodrich starring as 'June Carter' and Michael Goodman as 'Young Johnny'. Four talented multi-instrumentalist/performers round out the cast - Greg Hirte, Malcolm Ruhl, Billy Shaffer, and William Underwood. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre at the Center's RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: Theatre at the Center's RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, ignites their 2014 season of Premieres with RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash tonight, February 23. The production will run through March 30. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theatre at the Center Presents RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Now thru 3/30Theatre at the Center Presents RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, ignites their 2014 season of Premieres with RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF Johnny Cash tonight, February 20 through March 30 with a press opening Sunday, February 23. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. News about the 'Phantom' and 'Cinderella' tours, suburban theaters mount 'Cabaret,' 'Young Frankenstein,' 'Ring Of Fire' and more, plus 'A New Brain,' Hollis Resnik's Milwaukee turn as Judy, and more this month from Circle Theatre! (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Present RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, 2/20-3/30Theatre at the Center to Present RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, 2/20-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, ignites their 2014 season of Premieres with RING OF FIRE- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Thursday, February 20 through March 30 with a press opening Sunday, February 23. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rockin' Good Time at the Fox with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBWW Reviews: Rockin' Good Time at the Fox with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Chris Gibson - Apr 26, 2013

It's true that on December 4, 1956, Sun Records was host to an incredible meeting of four gentleman (Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis) who would go on to lay the foundation for Rock 'n' Roll, but a listen to the actual recording made that day prove that it was a much simpler affair than what's presented in the stage musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. Still, the inspiration that story provides (book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux) makes for a rockin' good time, and this award-winning show is fun from start to finish. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens Tonight in New OrleansMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens Tonight in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Broadway in New Orleans presents the national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by an electrifying true story. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks AustinBWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Austin
by Jeff Davis - Apr 10, 2013

You may see some construction around Downtown Austin next week, because the National Tour of Million Dollar Quartet just blew the roof off of the Bass Concert Hall. The show, a rollicking 110 minute salute to iconic, classic rock and rollers, seems almost tailor made for Austin, the live music capitol of the world. The only thing louder than the music is the screams and hollers from the crowd. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBWW Reviews: A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Erin Privratsky - Apr 3, 2013

If the Majestic Theatre is a-rockin', you better come a-knockin'! MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET just kicked off an 8-performance in San Antonio. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens 4/9 in AustinMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens 4/9 in Austin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

The international Tony Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records storefront studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

The Fabulous Fox Theatre Welcomes MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, 4/22-5/5The Fabulous Fox Theatre Welcomes MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, 4/22-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will make its St. Louis premiere April 22 - May 5 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre as part of the U.S. Bank Broadway Series. (more...)

Tony Award Winning MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Make Atlanta Debut, March 12-17Tony Award Winning MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Make Atlanta Debut, March 12-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta will welcome the Tony Award Winning Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET as part of the 2012/2013 season, playing at the Fox Theatre from March 12-17, 2013. (more...)

Tony Award Winning MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Makes Atlanta Debut, Now thru 3/17Tony Award Winning MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Makes Atlanta Debut, Now thru 3/17
by Joseph Harrison - Mar 12, 2013

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta will welcome the Tony Award Winning Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET as part of the 2012/2013 season, playing at the Fox Theatre from tonight, March 12-17, 2013. (more...)

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