George Howe News

Lifeline Theatre Presents Click, Clack Boo! A Tricky Treat, World Premiere Adaptation of the Newly-Published Children's Book
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Lifeline Theatre presents the world premiere of Click, Clack Boo! A Tricky Treat, a family musical based on the brand new book by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. (more...)

Perez Hilton Records Song for 2013 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CURE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton is showing his support for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15, singing an original song called 'Perez's 2013 Holiday Dishlist," with music by Jason Michael Webb, and lyrics by Lynn Pinto and George Howe. Perez Hilton made his New York stage debut in 2012 in the comical off-Broadway revue "NEWSical the Musical." (more...)

Chicago Cabaret Professionals to Host 15th Anniversary Gala at Park West Theatre, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2013

The Chicago Cabaret Professionals will be pulling out all the stops as it proudly celebrates its fifteenth year of bringing live musical enjoyment by Chicago's favorite cabaret performers and fans on October 20 at Park West Theatre. The annual Gold Coast Award will be presented to popular entertainer Daryl Nitz and a special recognition award will be presented to Davenport's Cabaret and Piano Bar. (more...)

THE KILLER ANGELS, LYLE FINDS HIS MOTHER and More Set for Lifeline Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and the artistic ensemble announce their 2013-2014, season of Big Stories, Up Close. In its award-winning and audience-acclaimed style, Lifeline's thirty-first season will feature six unforgettable books brought to life: sprawling, classic stories as well as thrilling contemporary titles, as Lifeline retains its reputation for fresh, imaginative interpretations of beloved favorites and embraces the challenges of new, thought-provoking works. Additionally, Lifeline Theatre will produce the seventeenth annual Fillet of Solo Festival and the Georgette Heyer Reading Series. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre to Present CLICK, CLACK BOO! A TRICKY TREAT, 10/19-11/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Click, Clack, Boo! A Tricky Treat runs Saturday, Oct. 19 - Sunday, Nov. 24 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Press opening is Sunday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. Regular performance times are Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Previews are Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 20 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. (more...)

Lifeline's THE EMPEROR'S NEW THREADS: A FASHION STATEMENT Extends
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 12, 2013

To accommodate extraordinary ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre will add four additional performances to the run of its family musical, The Emperor's New Threads: A Fashion Statement, based on the folktale The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. The additional performances are Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (more...)

THE KILLER ANGELS, LYLE FINDS HIS MOTHER and More Set for Lifeline Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and the artistic ensemble announce their 2013-2014, season of Big Stories, Up Close. In its award-winning and audience-acclaimed style, Lifeline's thirty-first season will feature six unforgettable books brought to life: sprawling, classic stories as well as thrilling contemporary titles, as Lifeline retains its reputation for fresh, imaginative interpretations of beloved favorites and embraces the challenges of new, thought-provoking works. Additionally, Lifeline Theatre will produce the seventeenth annual Fillet of Solo Festival and the Georgette Heyer Reading Series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 03, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Lifeline Theatre KidsSeries Presents THE EMPERORS'S NEW THREADS: A FASHION STATEMENT, 3/23-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents The Emperor's New Threads: A Fashion Statement, a children's musical based on the folktale The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. The production is adapted and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Frances Limoncelli (three-time Non-Equity Jeff Award-winning adaptor), with music and lyrics by George Howe. The Emperor is beloved as a chic trendsetter, but his ridiculous fashion tax is bankrupting the country. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 1/20/2013
by BWW - Jan 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 1/13/2013
by BWW - Jan 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/13/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Listen to Perez Hilton Sing 'A Perez Hilton Christmas' on Broadway's CAROLS FOR A CURE, Vol. 14!
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2012

Listen to celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton on Youtube, singing the song he recorded for the 2012 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 14. This original song is called 'A Perez Hilton Christmas,' with music by Lynn Pinto & Jason Michael Webb, and lyrics by George Howe & Frances Limoncelli. Perez Hilton recently made his New York stage debut in the comical off-Broadway revue "NEWSical the Musical." Listen to the recording below! (more...)

DUCK FOR PRESIDENT Returns to Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries, 10/20-11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2012

Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents Duck for President, a family musical based on the book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin*. The production is adapted by ensemble member James E. Grote, with music and lyrics by George Howe, and directed by ensemble member Shole Milos; the same team that created Lifeline's popular adaptations of the beloved Cronin/Lewin books, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (2003); Giggle, Giggle, Quack (2005); and Dooby Dooby Moo (2009). (more...)

DUCK FOR PRESIDENT Returns to Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries, Now thru 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2012

Lifeline Theatre's KidSeries presents Duck for President, a family musical based on the book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin*. The production is adapted by ensemble member James E. Grote, with music and lyrics by George Howe, and directed by ensemble member Shole Milos; the same team that created Lifeline's popular adaptations of the beloved Cronin/Lewin books, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (2003); Giggle, Giggle, Quack (2005); and Dooby Dooby Moo (2009). (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 17th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 17, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Jeff Award results, 'Smokey Joe's' impresses, three presidential musicals (at least!), old and new shows in Evanston, Ann Hampton Callaway in Lakeview and more! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 10th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 10, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeffs, 'Sunday' at Chicago Shakes, 'Hoodoo Love,' the new musicals 'Clear' and 'The Verona Project,' concerts of operetta and cabaret, a Chicago original cast album and more! (more...)

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