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Audra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, WEST SIDE STORY and More Headline Cincinnati Pops 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell have announced the details of the Pops' 2017-18 season, the first back in the Orchestra's home at Music Hall following an extensive renovation and transition season at the Taft Theatre. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-ResidenceHouston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada announced today details of the 2017-18 season, which marks Orozco-Estrada's fourth year as music director. Highlights of the season include the appointment of Peruvian-born composer Jimmy Lopez as the Houston Symphony's new Composer-in-Residence and the introduction of Ars Electronica Futurelab's musical visualization of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, an immersive concert experience directed by acclaimed choreographer Klaus Obermaier (more...)

Winter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into SpringWinter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The watch must finally come to an end for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," announcing today the fourth and final extension at Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave). The "Game of Thrones" send-up will close March 19, 2017 after an eight-month run at the Lincoln Park theater. (more...)

Chicago Improv Group Baby Wants Candy to Debut at Second City This WinterChicago Improv Group Baby Wants Candy to Debut at Second City This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

'Baby Wants Candy,' Chicago's celebrated comedy institution announces today its move to Judy's Beat Lounge at The Second City Training Center (230 W. North Ave) for a limited run, starting January 7 and running through March 25, 2017. (more...)

THRONES Announces Third ExtensionTHRONES Announces Third Extension
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the third extension for the hit "Game of Thrones" send-up, now playing through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Improvised Musical Parody SHAMILTON to Shake Up the Windy City This WinterImprovised Musical Parody SHAMILTON to Shake Up the Windy City This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

NYC has SPAMILTON, and now Chicago is getting in on the HAMILTON parody game! (more...)

Jason Kravits Returns to The Duplex with OFF THE TOP 10/27Jason Kravits Returns to The Duplex with OFF THE TOP 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Actor-writer-musical improviser Jason Kravits returns to his Village stomping grounds, The Duplex,on Oct. 27th at 7pm, with OFF The TOP. Jason is fresh from breaking in his act in Los Angeles this month at Rockwell, where he was joined by Gary Anthony Williams and Nicole Parker Redford in a 'reunion' of their 'long defunct folk/spoken word trio."   (more...)

Photo Coverage: 3D Theatricals' Inaugural Production Of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT At Cerritos Center For The Performing ArtsPhoto Coverage: 3D Theatricals' Inaugural Production Of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT At Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts
by Lily Lim - Oct 20, 2016

3-D Theatricals (3DT) presented Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music) and Tim Rice's (Lyrics) irresistible story of 'Joseph...', his brothers, and one very colorful garment in this delightful musical saga that opened at 3DT's newest home, the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in Cerritos, CA. October 14 and runs through October 23, 2016 as their 2016 - 2017 premier season offering. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at opening night below! (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second ExtensionTHRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. Written and produced by the creative team behind "Baby Wants Candy" and "50 Shades! The Musical Parody," the sell-out show from Scotland begins as a group of friends gather for the season finale of "Game of Thrones," when they soon realize that one friend has never seen television show. Recounting plot highlights throughout all six seasons-including over 40 characters and 21 original songs-the production is a "hilarious ride that never slows down" (BuzzNews Chicago), detailing the highs and lows of the hit HBO series. Tickets ($36 - $59) for the extension go on sale Friday, October 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or visiting Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension and Change in Schedule at Apollo Theater ChicagoTHRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Second Extension and Change in Schedule at Apollo Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce the second extension for the Chicago premiere of the hit musical, now playing through January 15, 2017. (more...)

THRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume ContestTHRONES THE MUSICAL PARODY Announces Halloween Performance and Costume Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" and Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) announce a one-night-only Halloween performance and costume contest onMonday, October 31. Audience members are encouraged to don their best Halloween attire and participate in a costume contest judged by cosplay group leaders from Geeks A Gogo, AllGeeks HQ and The Age of Geeks as well as the cast of "Thrones!." In search of the best costume this side of the Seven Kingdoms, attendees have a chance of winning more than $200 in prizes from local vendors such as Chicago Costume, Taboo Tabou, G Boutique and more. The Halloween performance of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" takes place on Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20) for the Halloween performance can be purchased at the Apollo Theater Box Office by calling 773.935.6100 or visitingTicketmaster.com using the promo code COSPLY. (more...)

Updated THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY to Return to the ApolloUpdated THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY to Return to the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Hold the door for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," returning to the Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) September 15 following a successful start to performances earlier this summer. From the creative team behind "Baby Wants Candy" and "50 Shades! The Musical Parody," the fall run of the "Game of Thrones" send-up features 21 original songs and plot lines through Season 6 of the critical hit, performed by a Chicago-based ensemble including many of the actors from the summer preview run. (more...)

Get Your Stand-Up Fix with SEESO's First Annual 'Stand-Up Streaming Fest'Get Your Stand-Up Fix with SEESO's First Annual 'Stand-Up Streaming Fest'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seeso today announced its "12-Week Stand-Up Streaming Fest" with 12-weeks of exclusive original stand-up comedy specials and series beginning October 20 through January 5. The following comedy specials will debut throughout the festival's run: (more...)

Eric B. Anthony and More Set for A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Feinstein's at the NikkoEric B. Anthony and More Set for A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Today, co-founders Chris Maikish and Luke Klipp announced the cast for the acclaimed Los Angeles musical theater series, A Little New Music, performing at San Francisco's Feinstein's at the Nikko today, September 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

All-Chicago Cast Set for 'Thrones! The Musical Parody' at Apollo TheaterAll-Chicago Cast Set for 'Thrones! The Musical Parody' at Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

"Thrones! The Musical Parody" sweeps through the Windy City once again this fall at Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N Lincoln Ave) with a talented ensemble of Chicago up-and-comers bringing the "Game of Thrones" send-up to life. Under the direction of Hannah Todd, the cast of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" includes Caitlyn Cerza, Nick Druzbanski, Madeline Lauzon, Beau Nolen, Victoria Olivier and Christopher Ratliff. This all-Chicago cast combines comedic talents and "knockout vocal harmonies" (Chicago Reader) to bring all six seasons of the HBO hit to the stage, recounting the journey of well-known characters such as Tyrion Lannister, Jon Snow, Cersei Lannister, the Stark family, Daenerys Targaryen and more. Performances for the fall run of "Thrones! The Musical Parody" begin September 15; tickets ($29-$59) are on sale now and can be purchased at ApolloChicago.com or by calling the box office at 773.935.6100. The press performance takes place on September 21. Headshots and imagery can be accessed here. (more...)

Eric B. Anthony and More Set for A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Feinstein's at the NikkoEric B. Anthony and More Set for A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Today, co-founders Chris Maikish and Luke Klipp announced the cast for the acclaimed Los Angeles musical theater series, A Little New Music, performing at San Francisco's Feinstein's at the Nikko on Wednesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre FestivalEVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS. (more...)

Updated THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY to Return to the ApolloUpdated THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY to Return to the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Hold the door for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," returning to the Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) September 15 following a successful start to performances earlier this summer. From the creative team behind "Baby Wants Candy" and "50 Shades! The Musical Parody," the fall run of the "Game of Thrones" send-up features 21 original songs and plot lines through Season 6 of the critical hit, performed by a Chicago-based ensemble including many of the actors from the summer preview run. (more...)

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre FestivalEVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS. (more...)

Scoop: MADTV 20th Anniversary Reunion on THE CW - Monday, July 25, 2016Scoop: MADTV 20th Anniversary Reunion on THE CW - Monday, July 25, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on MADTV 20th Anniversary Reunion, airing on THE CW on Monday, July 25, 2016! (more...)

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