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MX Digital Announces the Addition of The Blues Brothers to its Catalogue of Online Gaming Properties with Promotional Support from Dan Aykroyd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MX Digital today announced an exclusive partnership with Blues Brothers Approved Ventures for the use of The Blues Brothers brand, including the names and likenesses of Jake and Elwood Blues, for on-line gaming properties, with promotional support from Elwood himself, Dan Aykroyd. (more...)

MX Digital Announces the Addition of The Blues Brothers to its Catalogue of Online Gaming Properties with Promotional Support from Dan Aykroyd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MX Digital today announced an exclusive partnership with Blues Brothers Approved Ventures for the use of The Blues Brothers brand, including the names and likenesses of Jake and Elwood Blues, for on-line gaming properties, with promotional support from Elwood himself, Dan Aykroyd. (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to Lincoln Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, presents Happily Ever Laughter, a hilarious revue featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisation from its 53-year history. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City's Happily Ever Laughter is your chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

The Second City's Rock City Camp Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The Second City Training Center and School of Rock Chicago team up to introduce Rock City Camp: An Opera of Rock, a stage-writing performance camp for teens aged 14-19, beginning July 7. Over two weeks, musical all-stars with multiple performance skills in music and theater, will create an original storyline, learn rock music and develop original music to produce a never-before-seen show. Rock City Camp will take place July 7 - 18 at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Sessions are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For consideration, please fill out an application HERE before the March 31 deadline. $1200. Needs-based scholarships are available. (more...)

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE Rolls Into the Grand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Celebrate an evening of music and fun as The Official Blues Brothers Revue rolls into The Grand for one not-to-miss performance tonight, February 15 at 8pm. (more...)

Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy to Headline MAC Madness, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Popular TV and film actor Jim Belushi, who is also a Second City and College of DuPage alumnus, returns to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage (425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn) with his improv group the Board of Comedy to mark the MAC's Grand Opening Celebration with a late night performance Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 p.m. The late night performance follows the 6 p.m. 'MAC Madness' benefit performance and party hosted by the College of DuPage Foundation. The performances are part of the MAC's 2014 Grand Opening Season that marks the completion of a 14-month, $35 million renovation. For tickets and more information, call 630.942.4000 or visit AtTheMac.org. (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER to Lincoln Theatre, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, presents Happily Ever Laughter, a hilarious revue featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisation from its 53-year history. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City's Happily Ever Laughter is your chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City to Present World Premiere of New Collaboration, 10/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City, Inc. are delighted to announce a collaboratively devised production by the two performing arts organizations, to receive its world premiere October 16-19, 2014, kicking off Hubbard Street's 2014-15 season at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and The Second City Announce Joint Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City, Inc. are delighted to announce a collaboratively devised production by the two performing arts organizations, to receive its world premiere October 16-19, 2014, kicking off Hubbard Street's 2014-15 season at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College Presents ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS and VOW, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Musical Theatre students at Marymount Manhattan College are thrilled to be performing two shows this January: a revival of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, and VOW, featuring writers from The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers. (more...)

BWW Interview: LOVE CYCLE Creator Bill Burnett on Working with a Young Patti LuPone & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 23, 2014

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld uncovered a vintage video featuring Broadway legend Patti LuPone in 'Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta', a 'mini-musical' made for PBS in 1984 which was never broadcast. The mini-musical also featured a full cast of up-and-coming stars of the 1980's, including: Walter Bobbie, Lonny Price, Martin Vidnovic, Priscilla Lopez and Ellen Foley. If you missed it the first time, catch the full operetta below! (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College to Present ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS and VOW, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Musical Theatre students at Marymount Manhattan College are thrilled to be performing two shows this January: a revival of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, and VOW, featuring writers from The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers. (more...)

Second City Brings HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER! Tour to Liberty Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy troupe - The Second City - returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour tonight, January 9th and Friday, January 10th at 7pm. (more...)

Company of Fools to Welcome The Second City, Jan 9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy theatre company The Second City returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour today, January 9, and Friday, January 10, at 7pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 05, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Boise (more...)

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE to Roll Into the Grand, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

Celebrate an evening of music and fun as The Official Blues Brothers Revue rolls into The Grand for one not-to-miss performance Saturday, February 15 at 8pm. (more...)

THE SHIFT Among New Series Set for Reelz Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

ReelzChannel today announced that it has acquired the crime documentary series The Shift, Snapped, Solved and Solved: Extreme Forensics which will join the network's lineup starting Monday, January 6, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim O'Heir, Maribeth Monroe and the Cast of A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! Celebrate Opening at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

The Second City's 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' opened on Thursday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/ Kirk Douglas Theatre. Written by Second City alumni Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort and directed by fellow Second City alum Marc Warzecha, 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' continues through December 29, 2013. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Casey Affleck, Jane Kaczmarek and More Guest Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!, Beg. Tonight at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Center Theatre Group and The Second City are assembling a collection of special guests to drop in to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a surprise cameo appearance in The Second City's 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' (more...)

Second City to Bring HAPPILY EVER LAUGHTER! Tour to Liberty Theatre, 1/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Back by popular demand (because they always sell out!), Chicago's legendary comedy troupe - The Second City - returns to the Liberty Theatre in Hailey with their Happily Ever Laughter! Tour on Thursday, January 9th and Friday, January 10th at 7pm. (more...)

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