Light Opera Works News

Opera Columbus to Stage New Production of LA BOHEMEOpera Columbus to Stage New Production of LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Puccini's most popular opera, this immortal tale depicts the tragic love affair between penniless poet Rodolfo and his equally impoverished seamstress neighbor Mimi, living in a community of young, bohemian artists. In this modern, new production by Opera Columbus, its cast of emerging, young artists, including soprano Talya Lieberman, winner of Opera Columbus' 2014 Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition, find themselves navigating the wreckage of post-Katrina New Orleans. (more...)

MAME, MY FAIR LADY & More on Tap for Light Opera Works' 2016 SeasonMAME, MY FAIR LADY & More on Tap for Light Opera Works' 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Light Opera Works' 2016 season will open with MY FAIR LADY starring Nick Sandys as Henry Higgins (June 4-12), followed by MAME (August 20-28), LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU: JULE STYNE'S GREATEST HITS Songs from GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL and more, (October 7-16), and DIE FLEDERMAUS (December 26-January 1, 2017). (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 17Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 17
by Audition Roundup - Jan 17, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 17, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on SaleTickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Heidi Kettenring to Make Porchlight Music Theatre Debut in 'APPLAUSE'Heidi Kettenring to Make Porchlight Music Theatre Debut in 'APPLAUSE'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the second production in the third smash season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, PORCHLIGHT REVISTS...APPLAUSE, featuring book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, with direction and choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik, music direction by Nick Sula. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present MY FAIR LADY This SummerLight Opera Works to Present MY FAIR LADY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Light Opera Works is currently taking applications for the summer teen production of MY FAIR LADY. Rehearsals are June 11 through 27, at the Light Opera Works rehearsal center, 516 4th Street in Wilmette. Technical rehearsals on June 28 and 29, and the free public performance on Thursday, June 30, at 7:30 pm, are at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson in Evanston. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 10Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 10
by Audition Roundup - Jan 10, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 10, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Cast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road RisingCast Announced for Jamil Khoury's MOSQUE ALERT at Silk Road Rising
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Silk Road Rising proudly presents the World Premiere of Jamil Khoury's Mosque Alert. All performances will be presented in the company's venue in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Unveil New Name in 2017 SeasonLight Opera Works to Unveil New Name in 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

As Light Opera Works' 35th season recently concluded with December performances of GUYS AND DOLLS, general manager Bridget McDonough and artistic director Rudy Hogenmiller announced the company will debut a new name, to become official in its 2017 season. (more...)

BWW Chicago Critics' Favs of 2015BWW Chicago Critics' Favs of 2015
by Misha Davenport - Dec 31, 2015

The Broadway World Chicago team of critics looks back on the 2015 theater season for what we were most thankful for. Here's our list: (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 16th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 16th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 16, 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. 'Gotta Dance' makes announcements, and 'My Way' and 'Christmas Dearest' extend. 'A Midwinter Mummers Tale' sells out, as'Guys And Dolls' rounds out the year. DePaul hosts a new children's musical, Northwestern hosts the Sarah Siddons Society, and 'Nunsense' aims for series regularity. And vote for the BWW Chicago Awards! (more...)

Breaking! Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Announces Full CastBreaking! Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright will fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of Little Shop of Horrors. Hearkening back to its very first productions in 1915 that featured sophisticated marionettes, CPH is bringing the cheeky and blood-thirsty plant Audrey II to life in a production that will be every vocal coach's dream - and every hemophobic's worst nightmare! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 2nd, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 2nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 3, 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. 'The Wiz Live!' has arrived, as have the casts of three tours to the Loop. 'Bridges' is in Iowa, though. The Marriott takes on 'Spring Awakening,' and the Piccolo Theatre, Congo Square and Theo Ubique do December in their own ways. The Second City opens another revue, and in Milwaukee, 'My Fair Lady!' (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Begins Next Month at Light Opera WorksGUYS AND DOLLS Begins Next Month at Light Opera Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Light Opera Works presents Frank Loesser's GUYS AND DOLLS with 24-piece orchestra, December 26, 2015 through January 3, 2016, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston. (more...)

A MID-90'S CABARET Set for Tonight at Uptown UndergroundA MID-90'S CABARET Set for Tonight at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

A MID-90'S CABARET, a fun, musical trip through the pop hits of the 1990s conceived by Jeff Bouthiette, will perform tonight, November 17, 2015 at 7 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 11th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 11th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 11, 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. The BWW Chicago Award nominations are out and voting is open! Broadway In Chicago is bringing us five musicals for the holidays, and the Goodman, House, Barrel Of Monkeys and Mercury theaters are bringing us their perennials. Plus some future shows, and two Sherlock Holmes musicals! (more...)

A MID-90'S CABARET Set for Tonight at Uptown UndergroundA MID-90'S CABARET Set for Tonight at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

A MID-90'S CABARET, a fun, musical trip through the pop hits of the 1990s conceived by Jeff Bouthiette, will perform tonight, November 10, and November 17, 2015 at 7 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, Jule Styne's Greatest Hits, DIE FLEDERMAUS and More Set for Light Opera Works in 2016MY FAIR LADY, Jule Styne's Greatest Hits, DIE FLEDERMAUS and More Set for Light Opera Works in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Light Opera Works' 2016 season will open with MY FAIR LADY starring Nick Sandys as Henry Higgins (June 4-12), followed by MAME (August 20-28), LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU: JULE STYNE'S GREATEST HITS Songs from GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL and more, (October 7-16), and DIE FLEDERMAUS (December 26-January 1, 2017). (more...)

A MID-90'S CABARET Set for 11/10 & 11/17 at Uptown UndergroundA MID-90'S CABARET Set for 11/10 & 11/17 at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

A MID-90'S CABARET, a fun, musical trip through the pop hits of the 1990s conceived by Jeff Bouthiette, will perform November 10 and 17, 2015 at 7 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Three Cat Productions Hosts Cabaret On The Lake TonightThree Cat Productions Hosts Cabaret On The Lake Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Three Cat Productions celebrates Chicago based performers with Cabaret on the Lake. Cabaret on the Lake is a free, monthly variety show giving singers, storytellers, comedians, performance artists, musicians, dancers, poets, and solo artists of every type a place to develop their work. Held the 2nd Today of the month at the Berger Park Cultural Center (6205 N Sheridan Road), experienced performers split the bill with artists learning their craft or trying new material for the first time. This month's event will be held today, October 9 at 7:30pm. Tickets are free. Hosted by Rob Dorn - singer, storyteller, national Broadway musical theater tour veteran, and Green Mill regular. (more...)

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