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Collaboraction's LET HOPE RISE Comes to the Park District Next MonthCollaboraction's LET HOPE RISE Comes to the Park District Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Collaboraction, the Chicago-based theater company dedicated to increasing the peace in Chicago, announces its fourth Let Hope Rise free event with the Chicago Park District, Saturday, May 9 at noon at Hamilton Park, 513 West 72nd St., in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares Tomorrow 'Talk Like Shakespeare Day'Mayor Rahm Emanuel Declares Tomorrow 'Talk Like Shakespeare Day'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and the City of Chicago honor William Shakespeare's 451st Birthday with an official proclamation from Mayor Rahm Emanuel declaring April 23rd Talk Like Shakespeare Day. (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago to Garner Largest Gift of Art in Museum's HistoryArt Institute of Chicago to Garner Largest Gift of Art in Museum's History
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

CHICAGO —Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced today the largest gift of art in the museum's 136-year history: the Edlis/Neeson Collection, 42 iconic masterpieces of contemporary art donated by the Chicago-based collectors and philanthropists Stefan T. Edlis and his wife, Gael Neeson. The gift includes nine works by Andy Warhol, three paintings by Jasper Johns, one Robert Rauschenberg Combine, two paintings by Roy Lichtenstein, four paintings by Gerhard Richter, and a painting and sculpture by Cy Twombly. Works by Brice Marden, Eric Fischl, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Charles Ray, Takashi Murakami, Katharina Fritsch, Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, and John Currin complete the exceptional gift. (more...)

2015 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival to Feature 13 World Premieres This Summer2015 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival to Feature 13 World Premieres This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the line-up for its second annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring an unprecedented 13 world-premiere musicals by local artists. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and MoreHubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2015-16 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 East Randolph Street, are available immediately as a Season 38 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in August 2015. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Sets 38th SeasonHubbard Street Dance Chicago Sets 38th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2015–16 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 East Randolph Street, are available immediately as a Season 38 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in August 2015. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Grammy Winner Lila Downs, 5/6Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Grammy Winner Lila Downs, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

A special addition to its historic 125th Anniversary Season, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and the Mariachi Heritage Foundation co-present Grammy-winning sensation and world-renowned singer Lila Downs for a one-night-only performance Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Ethan Lipton to Release New AlbumEthan Lipton to Release New Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Coming off their highly successful tour of No Place To Go, which The New York Times hailed as 'immensely appealing' and Time Out New York called 'a wry, gently angry defense of classic New York humanity,' Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra are as tight a band as any you'll find. Their time together on the road has resulted in their most cohesive work to date, Raw Milk, which they'll release on May 26. The band continues their monthly residency at Joe's Pub at The Public through June (April 30, May 20, June 27), with more dates being announced soon. (more...)

Collaboraction Sets Lineup for LET HOPE RISE Variety Show, 4/11Collaboraction Sets Lineup for LET HOPE RISE Variety Show, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Collaboraction, the Chicago-based theater company with a commitment to incite change, announces its third Let Hope Rise event with the Chicago Park District, Saturday, April 11 at noon at Loyola Park, 1230 West Greenleaf Avenue in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. (more...)

Mayor Emanuel and Sprint Announce More Than 300 Jobs and Major Infrastructure Investment Coming to ChicagoMayor Emanuel and Sprint Announce More Than 300 Jobs and Major Infrastructure Investment Coming to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

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Grupo Corpo to Make Chicago Debut at the Auditorium Theatre, 2/28 & 3/1Grupo Corpo to Make Chicago Debut at the Auditorium Theatre, 2/28 & 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Passion, seduction, athletics and culture collide on the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University stage when Brazil's premiere dance company Grupo Corpo make their Chicago debut February 28 and March 1, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University celebrated its milestone 125th Birthday on December 9, 2014, exactly 125 years to the day that the National Historic Landmark Theatre opened in 1889. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Marks 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala TonightThe Auditorium Theatre Marks 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, 'Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre' tonight, December 9, 2014. (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names Today 'Auditorium Theatre Day'Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names Today 'Auditorium Theatre Day'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

In celebration of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's 125th Anniversary, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims today, December 9, 2014 'Auditorium Theatre Day' in the City of Chicago. Exactly 125 years to the day of its momentous opening in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre invites the Chicago community to partake in birthday festivities in an all-day Birthday extravaganza. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to Chicago After 16 Years This WeekendDance Theatre of Harlem Returns to Chicago After 16 Years This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

After 16 years, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University welcomes back Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) to Chicago as part of its 125th Anniversary Season celebration, this weekend, November 21 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names 12/9 'Auditorium Theatre Day'Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names 12/9 'Auditorium Theatre Day'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

In celebration of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's 125th Anniversary, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims Tuesday, December 9, 2014 'Auditorium Theatre Day' in the City of Chicago. Exactly 125 years to the day of its momentous opening in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre invites the Chicago community to partake in birthday festivities in an all-day Birthday extravaganza. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. (more...)

Seventeen Chicago Institutions form America's Urban Campus to prove Chicago is a Global Destination for Higher Education and Post-Graduate EmploymentSeventeen Chicago Institutions form America's Urban Campus to prove Chicago is a Global Destination for Higher Education and Post-Graduate Employment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Newly formed America's Urban Campus (AUC), a consortium of 17 not-for-profit Chicago-area colleges and universities, released today the results of an in-depth study on how Chicago's higher education sector impacts the city, establishing Chicago as a global destination for higher education and post-graduate employment. (more...)

BigMarker Announces Partnership With Techweek to Bring the Event to a Global AudienceBigMarker Announces Partnership With Techweek to Bring the Event to a Global Audience
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

CHICAGO, IL - BigMarker (http://www.bigmarker.com), the platform for learning and sharing through cloud-based innovative web conferences, today announced a partnership with Techweek offering free, live coverage of Techweek Los Angeles to a global audience. This event will be the first ever to be hosted using WebRTC, a browser-based technology that has been built out using a proprietary methodology and can be accessed directly from the BigMarker site. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Launches 'Made in Chicago' Series TodayThe Auditorium Theatre Launches 'Made in Chicago' Series Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 125th Anniversary, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University kicks off its inaugural 'Made in Chicago' performance series highlighting the city's best homegrown music and dance artists and ensembles. Launching in November, the robust series will present three Windy City mainstays including 'On Stage With... Susan Werner' (today, November 8); the perennially popular Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic with 'CJP @ Ten' (November 14); and the award-winning Thodos Dance Chicago (November 29). (more...)

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