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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con mķsica de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por mŠs de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de mŠs de 850 millones de důlares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los aŮos 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crŪmenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.

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Rehearsals Have Begun for Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED at CTG/Mark Taper Forum
by Maeve Riley - May 26, 2016

Rehearsals have begun for Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Disgraced,' which begins previews June 8, opens June 19 and continues through July 17, 2016, at the Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

Alithya Partners With Chicago-Based Firm; Sets the Stage for Growth in the US
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016


by Misha Davenport - May 26, 2016

Broadway World Chicago goes for a deep dive all the way to Bikini Bottom all this week with our coverage of the new show THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL. Today, we chat with the show's resident Sponge, Ethan Slater. (more...)

Artist Marc Dennis Featured in Xcellence Magazine
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - The hyper-realistic paintings of American artist Marc Dennis are featured in The Curated Collection of the premiere edition of Xcellence, a Luxaviation Quarterly Magazine, an in-flight publication servicing the private aviation market. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, IN - Solution Tree, a premier educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced the release of Turning the Page on Complex Texts: Differentiated Scaffolds for Close Reading Instruction. This new book by Diane Lapp, Barbara Moss, Maria C. Grant, and Kelly Johnson presents practical teaching strategies designed to help K-12 ­students become proficient, independent, lifelong readers. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James Exits CBS Pilot SUPERIOR DONUTS, Based on Tracy Letts Comedy
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's Brian d'Arcy James has exited the upcoming CBS pilot SUPERIOR DONUTS, based on Tracy Letts' 2008 play. (more...)

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Named Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by New York City Regional Chapter Manager, Kitty Silverman. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. (more...)

The Basketball Tournament and ESPN Announce Expanded 2016 Coverage Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) presented by Jack Link's¬ģ Protein Snacks and ESPN today announced the broadcast schedule for the 2016 $2 million single elimination winner-take-all event, the most comprehensive in the event's three year history. (more...)

twoXAR Enters Research Collaboration with the University of Chicago Department of Medicine to Investigate New Atherosclerosis Medicines
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Inside THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: Director and Co-Creator Tina Landau
by Misha Davenport - May 25, 2016

Broadway World Chicago goes for a deep dive all the way to Bikini Bottom all this week with our coverage of the new show THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL. Today we sit down with director and co-creator Tina Landau. (more...)

Bosses in the Western U.S. Receive Higher Praise from Their Employees
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


fi360 Hires New Chief Product And Strategy Officer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Drury Lane to Kick Off 2017-18 Season with Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre announces it will open its 2017-2018 season with Chicago, the first production of the show to be produced in the city of Chicago in more than three decades. Jeff Award Winning Artistic Director, William Osetek, will direct the iconic musical, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, features a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and the script adaptation by David Thompson. Chicago runs March 30 - June 4, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

Food Network to Premiere CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS NAPA, 7/5
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Chopped is heading outdoors to beautiful Beringer Vineyards, located in Napa Valley, California, as sixteen grilling experts compete in CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS NAPA, premiering Tuesday, July 5th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. (more...)

New Research Study Reveals the State of Location Data Accuracy, Finds Average Accuracy for Mobile Devices to be 30 Meters; PlaceIQ Introduces Dynamic Distancing Technolog
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


New Jersey Surf Punks DentistDrop New Video for 'Meet You There (In Delaware)'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Asbury Park natives Dentist brings out their beach pop raised on pop punk vibes just as the sunnier months approach. (more...)

Food Network Heads Outdoors As Professional Grill Masters Face The Heat In Chopped Grill Masters Napa
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Gustavo Dudamel to Conduct Final Two Performances of LA Opera's LA BOHEME, 6/10, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will conduct the final two performances of LA Opera's La Bohème, June 10 and 12, 2016. (more...)

Laury Shelley to Perform at Uptown Underground, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Praised as "a singer of musical integrity," by Kevin Moore of WSBC Radio/Chicago, celebrated recording artist/vocalist/songwriter Laury Shelley celebrates the release of her new single The Windmills of Your Mind, with her first Chicago concert in over two years. The concert will take place on Tuesday, June 14th at 7pm at the Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway, Chicago. Tickets are available online at UptownUnderground.Net. (more...)

Never Shout Never Announce Summer Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Alternative pop band Never Shout Never will hit the road this summer for a headlining tour with support from Hundred Handed and Me Like Bees. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner Charles Simic declared Special Guest Poet for the 13th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Susan Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, announced that Charles Simic, former United States Poet Laureate (2007-2008) and 1990 Pulitzer Prize winner, will serve as Special Guest Poet at the 13th annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival, which will be held next January 16-21 at Old School Square in Delray Beach. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, CHICAGO Revival Knocks 'Em Dead, 1997
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

After watching O.J. Simpson getting found not guilty, the public seemed more willing to accept the musical's cynical look at life. (more...)

Jonathan McReynolds Launches Three National Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

?Following a successful launch of his nonprofit organization Elihu Nation earlier this year in his native Chicago, acclaimed GRAMMY nominated artist Jonathan McReynolds is launching the Elihu Nation Scholarship, comprising a total of $9,000 in scholarships to be awarded to college students, with three scholarships available at $3,000 each.  Kicking off June 1st, the application process for the Elihu Nation Scholarship will be open at to submit applications from June 1st to July 31st. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico's Instituto Coreografico Continues Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreográfíco,with a showing and reception on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. (more...)

by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Parrot Poet Productions presents the world premiere of PARALLEL WORLDS: A NEW ROCK MUSIC EXPERIENCE throughout all four weekends in June. Created by Brandon Beckner with stage direction by Matthew McCray, attendees can expect a powerful live rock concert, a bold theatrical stage play, and an epic big-screen love story, all harmoniously blended with one another to take its audience on a mind-bending, musical journey through Parallel Worlds. It has been described as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Pink Floyd's The Wall."  (more...)

BWW Blog: Clarissa Moon - A Weekend at Fringe
by Guest Blogger: Clarissa Moon - May 25, 2016

In Orlando, the Fringe festival is kind of a big deal. It's a time when the theatre community comes together to perform, watch shows, network, eat from food trucks, and celebrate the arts. I saw three shows this weekend at the festival: On The Line, Burn Job, and Simpleton. (more...)

Father/Son Duo Collaborate on Series of Textbooks
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ What's the clich the apple doesn't fall far from the tree? (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) ¬Ė The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual¬†Summer with the Symphony¬†series, which runs¬†July 4¬Ė29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater,¬†Summer with the Symphony¬†features a festive lineup of concerts and events for all ages. (more...)

Michael Adekale Shares THE PEOPLE'S PRESIDENTS
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Michael Adekale, a current qualified intellectual disability professional (QIDP) and a clinical director at an agency in Chicago, family-man, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The People's Presidents': a gripping and eye-opening work about the successes and passions of the former president and the current presidential candidate. (more...)

Playwright Anne McGravie to be Honored at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble's Annual Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, celebrating 21 years as the only professional theater dedicated to advancing women's lives through theater, is hosting its annual fundraising event Rivendell's 2016 Salon and Benefit.  The event will be held Thursday, June 16th from 6:00-9:00pm at The Flower Firm, 451 N. Wood St in Chicago.  More than 200 Rivendell supporters and theatergoers are expected to attend. (more...)

Ballet Hisp√°nico to Present INSTITUTO COREOGRAFICO, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

New York, NY ¬Ė May 25, 2015 ¬ĖBallet Hisp√°nico,¬†the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute,¬†Instituto Coreogr√°f√≠co,¬†with a showing and reception on¬†Thursday, May 26, 2016¬†at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC.¬†¬† This year's¬†Instituto Coreogr√°fico¬†features Mexican-American choreographer¬†Stephanie Martinez, an award-winning Chicago dance artist with over 30 years of professional performing experience who has been choreographing for seven years, along with filmmaker¬†Angelo Silvio Vasta.¬†The groundbreaking¬†Instituto Coreogr√°fico¬†provides emerging Latino choreographers and dance filmmakers with a professional and supportive environment in which to explore their heritage and develop their craft. Choreographers receive ongoing feedback from a group of notable artistic mentors and advisors, archive recordings of the rehearsals, an edited film of the resulting work, an academic advisor, and a showing of their work.¬† Should an artistically appropriate work emerge from this process, it could enter Ballet Hisp√°nico's permanent repertory. Filmmakers are paired with a choreographer and mentored by filmmaker Nel Shelby. (more...)

Send My Headshot Has Launched
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Dominique Lévy to Display Chung Sang-Hwa Exhibit, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

NEW YORK...Dominique Lévy Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of Korean artist Chung Sang-Hwa (b. 1932). Presented jointly with Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, this first solo exhibition of Chung's work in the United States will span the artist's career, with a survey of Chung's work on view at Dominique Lévy and recent paintings displayed at Greene Naftali.  (more...)

Max Truax Named New Artistic Director of Red Tape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Following a nearly 18 month search, Red Tape Theatre has announced award-winning director and theatre-maker, Max Truax, as its new Artistic Director, effective immediately.   (more...)

NBCSN Airs Western Conference Final Game 6 Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Joe Pavelski and the San Jose Sharks can advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history tonight at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a Game 6 victory in the Western Conference Final against David Backes and the St. Louis Blues. (more...)

American Homes 4 Rent Announces Home Price Appreciation Amounts for its 5% Series A, 5% Series B and 5.5% Series C Participating Preferred Shares
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016


Photo Flash Exclusive: New Look at Dance Thriller JEKYLL & HYDE at the Old Vic
by Roy Tan - May 25, 2016

New dance thriller JEKYLL & HYDE is now playing at the Old Vic, with press night tomorrow. It's devised, directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The show stars Daniel Collins as Dr Jekyll, Tim Hodges as Mr Hyde and Rachel Muldoon as Dahlia. The cast also includes Ashley Andrews, Joao Carolino, Carrie Taylor Johnson, Anabel Kutay, Ebony Molina, Fraya Rowley, Alexzandra Sarmiento, Barnaby Thompson and Jason Winter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUPERIOR DONUTS at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) closes its 2015/16 MainStage season with Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tracy Letts' urban comedy-drama Superior Donuts-running May 27th to June 19th at the MainStage MET Theatre on 31 West Patrick Street in Frederick, MD. (more...)

Michael Ingersoll's ARTISTS LOUNGE LIVE Announces New Lineup at Metropolis
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Michael Ingersoll's ARTISTS LOUNGE LIVE concert series announces a new season line up for Chicagoland's Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Shares Her Favorite Things About Each City on Upcoming Tour; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow!
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will bring her legendary live performances to 9 cities in August. Tickets to Streisand's stops go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25th, and will be available online, via charge-by-phone and venue box offices. In anticipation of the on-sale date, the legendary performer partnered with her beloved pup Sammie to share her favorite things about each city she'll soon visit - check out the video below! (more...)

Vizient, Inc. Opens Registration for Innovative Technology Expo 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016


Showdown Theatre Arts & U.S. High School Partner to Present London Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced that Baltimore School for the Arts in the US and Showdown Theatre Arts in the UK will present the London premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, June 17, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, June 17, 2016! (more...)

Mars Chocolate North America Unwraps New Flavors For Snickers', Twix' And Dove' Brands
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Mars Chocolate North America announced today the launch of several new flavor extensions to consumers' favorite chocolate brands, including SNICKERS Hazelnut, TWIX White Chocolate Cookie Bars, DOVE Sorbet Bars, DOVE Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate PROMISES and a wide range of seasonal offerings for these brands, plus M&M'S, MILKY WAY and 3 MUSKETEERS Brands. Mars Chocolate is unveiling these innovations, along with new consumer promotions and merchandising displays, at the National Confectioners Association (NCA) Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week. (more...)

On Site Opera Announces Cast Update for THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

On Site Opera (OSO) announces today that soprano Jeni Houser has been added to the cast of the North American premiere of Marcos Portugal's The Marriage of Figaro (1799). (more...)

NBC Brings in Big Numbers for the Week in Adults 18-49 with THE VOICE & BLINDSPOT
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2016

¬†NBC has delivered an average 1.1 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 5.0 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of May 16-22, according to ¬ďlive plus same day¬Ē figures from Nielsen Media Research.¬† (more...)

Mikey Erg Shares 'Apart Time' via Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

¬ďThe hardest working punk rocker in show business,¬Ē Mikey Erg, is releasing his first true solo effort, Tentative Decisions, set to drop June 24 via Don Giovanni Records. (more...)

Jeff Award Winner Max McLean Returning to Chicago in C.S. LEWIS ONSTAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Fellowship for Performing Arts is proud to announce its triumphant return to Chicago with a new production. Equity Jeff Award winner Max McLean (Mark's Gospel, The Screwtape Letters) stars in the one-man/one-act show C.S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert, July 23-August 14 at Chicago's Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave. Tickets, $55-$59, go on sale this Friday, May 27. "$30 under 30" tickets will be available to audience members age 30 and younger, subject to availability. Press performances are Wednesday, July 27 through Saturday, July 30.  For information, visit (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Stage NO NO BOY in Washington D.C. & NYC in June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

 Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director of PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE, announces for its 39thseason a special limited run of NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, directed by Ron Nakahara, and based on the groundbreaking novel by John Okada. Set in the aftermath of WWII as Japanese Americans return to the West Coast and called "eloquent…elegant and searing" by LA Weekly, NO-NO BOY will run from June 18-19 at the Burke Theatre in Washington, DC (701 Pennsylvania Ave.); June 21-25, 2016 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row in New York City (410 W. 42nd Street); and June 26 at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, NY. Official opening in Washington DC will be June 18 at 7:00pm and in New York on June 21 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2016 Tour Set
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

In the midst of the world's largest yearlong celebration of Shakespeare, which brings 850 events to more than 500,000 Chicagoans and visitors throughout 2016, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. In its fifth anniversary year, the FREE FOR ALL tour is the largest citywide event of the Shakespeare 400 Chicago festival. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris, 25 performances of Shakespeare's delightful romantic comedy Twelfth Night tour to 19 neighborhood parks across the City, July 14-August 14, 2016. Adapted and directed by Kirsten Kelly, this jubilant, music-infused production features some of Shakespeare's most beautiful poetry and riotously comedic characters-in a 75-minute theatrical event for audiences of all ages. (more...)

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