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131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

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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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Karen Ziemba and More Tapped for KID VICTORY at Vineyard Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for the New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome GRAMMY Winner Chaka Khan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2016-17 season with internationally-acclaimed music icon Chaka Khan on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30pm in a Gala fundraising concert. (more...)

The Collective in Association with Jermyn Street Theatre Present the UK Premiere of the Twentieth Century Way
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Los Angeles 1914 - a place where modern world reality meets 19th Century bigotry.  A time when law enforcement agencies are on a collision course with the clandestine and illicit gay community. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Debuts Music Video for CAROLS FOR A CURE Tune 'Holiday Melody'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

Cast members of Chicago, the longest-running American musical on Broadway, are launching a music video today, December 5, 2016, to accompany their original song 'Holiday Melody,' which appears on the 2016 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album. All proceeds from the album benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the video below! (more...)

Marshall Stacks - Journey To Tortilla Mountain LP w/ Garret Kriston, Kirby Kaiser & Jack Propane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

¬ďJOURNEY TO TORTILLA MOUNTAIN¬Ē ¬ó as chronicled by the mysterious ghost pepper historian Marshall G. Stacks ¬ó a tale woven through extraterrestrial canyons, earthly deception, and green goo. (more...)

Ziegler Closes $21.955 Million Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


Dan Layus Confirms January & February Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Dan Layus has confirmed a headline tour for January and February 2017. The tour will kick off in Austin and make stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C. and Brooklyn among others. (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Returns Tonight, Extends Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The encore engagement of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play opens tonight at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, has extended the encore engagement of the production through December 29.   (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sue Ann Collins, president of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announced today that Darko Tresnjak, artistic director since 2012, has extended his contract through June 2019. (more...)

Telemundo Debuts First-Ever Virtual Reality Experience in Spanish-Language TV History
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

For the first time in the history of Spanish-language television, Telemundo announced today the launch of a 360-degree virtual reality experience to engage with viewers in advance of the launch of its upcoming Super Series EL CHEMA. (more...)

National Fair Housing Alliance Accuses Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae of Racial Discrimination in 38 U.S. Metro Areas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


Photo Flash: THE ROSENKRANZ MYSTERIES Celebrates Opening Night at The Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Classic as well as never been seen before illusions take over the Royal George Cabaret space this winter as the nationally regarded illusionist Ricardo Rosenkranz stars in The Rosenkranz Mysteries, an evening of magic to lift the spirits. Truly astounding numbers will captivate audiences in an intimate, true cabaret style setting with tables featured in the space. A leading local mixologist will enhance the atmosphere by creating several themed drinks that will help create a fully immersive experience for theatregoers.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


ArcLight Cinemas and the Chicago Architecture Foundation Presents - ArcLight Presents...Architecture Afternoons with CAF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS Will Be 360repco's Final Reading of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

360repco's last 360lab Reading of the year will be Falling Down the Stairs, written by Tala Manassah and Mona Mansour, on Monday, December 12, at Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson Street, NYC. (more...)

Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its acclaimed world premiere production of The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER Returns to Mercury Theater This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER sails again at the Mercury! The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. The production features a powerful, moving story, an exquisite score of original music and traditional holiday favorites. (more...)

by Roger Catlin - Dec 5, 2016

When every theater company feels compelled to do something Christmas-themed come December, it can lead to either overusing certain titles or creating fluffy trifles. (more...)

CIVC Partners Portfolio Company KPA Acquires Succeed Management Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


ON YOUR RADAR with WFUV's John Platt to Return to Landmark on Main
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

WFUV's John Platt returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater for his annual On Your Radar event on Saturday, February 4 at 8 PM. This year he's selected two up-and-coming acts, each comprised of performers whose talents are sure to make them headliners in their own right. (more...)

Jon Steinhagen's BLIZZARD '67 to Open 16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER January 12 - February 18, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening of Thursday, January 19 @ 7:30 PM.   (more...)

THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN Announces First US Tour in 47 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After a highlight performance at Psycho Las Vegas 2016, hugely influential UK heavy psychedelic progressive oddities The Crazy World of Arthur Brown announce their 2017 "ZIM ZAM ZIM" tour - their first run of US shows since 1969. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Announces On Sale Date for 2017 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Grupo Niche-Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8PM. An Evening with Deepak Chopra sponsored by The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center-Friday, March 24, 2017-8PM. Norm Lewis sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation-Sunday, April 2, 2017-7PM. Idan Raichel: Piano-Songs-Tuesday, April 25, 2017-8PM.  Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11AM at or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/4/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/4/2016. (more...)

Steve Miller Band Coming to Dr. Phillips Center this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, in association with AEG Live, announces Steve Miller Band, playing live to Orlando this spring. (more...)

Kurt Baker Combo Premieres 'Baby's Gone Bad' Video with The Big Takeover
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After the release of his fourth studio ablum, In Orbit, Kurt Baker has shared the video for the single, 'Baby's Gone Bad.' (more...)

Box Factory Hosts DJ Dance Party in Celebration of New Vinyl Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Grammy-winning engineer/producer, Dave Carlock, announces a DJ dance party in celebration of The Rain Dogs' anticipated premium, 180g vinyl release of their new album, "Roses", on Saturday, December 17th, hosted by The Box Factory For The Arts, 1101 Broad St., St. Joseph, MI. The red carpet celebration will include a live auction for charity, all-inclusive multi-floor/multi-generation DJ dance party courtesy of Center Line Music DJs, gourmet pizza hors d'oeuvres courtesy of Silver Beach Pizza, and shuttle service to auxiliary parking for attendees courtesy of Signature Toyota. (more...)

Mogwai to Play ATOMIC at Boulder Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MOGWAI are playing their new album Atomic in North America for the first time, including a stop at Boulder Theater on January 22, 2017.  (more...)

SCREW IT: DOIN' TIME ON THE LINE Makes Chicago Premiere at McKaw Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

After completing a sold out run in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chicago actor and playwright Tim Campos performs his new one-person show Screw It: Doin' Time on the Line at the McKaw Theater Thursday December 8, 15, 22, 2016.  Tickets are on sale now at the McKaw Theater box office and online at (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones, runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.  (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from Sideshow Theatre's GIVE IT ALL BACK at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sideshow Theatre Company continues its 2016/17 Season with the wry and subversive world premiere GIVE IT ALL BACK by artistic associate Calamity West, directed by artistic associate Marti Lyons, playing now through December 18, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a fresh look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Recital by Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Be Broadcast Live on
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that the recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov on Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. EST in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast free of charge to a worldwide audience, thanks to the Hall's continued collaboration with (more...)

Nashville Shakespeare Festival Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Romeo & Juliet is directed by Nashville Shakespeare Festival's lead teaching artist Santiago Sosa and features a live musical score by Natalie Bell. The fast-paced and youthful production explores the themes of young love and rash acts of violence amid entrenched generational conflict. The star-crossed lovers will be played by newcomers Mason Conrad and Morgan Davis. The cast also features, Nat McIntyre, David Wilkerson, Corrie Maxwell, Rene Millan, Denice Hicks and many more. (more...)

Morrissey Cancels Remainder of U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Singer Morrissey has been forced to cancel the final six cities of his American tour due to "misappropriation of funds by the tour's management for the American tour." Cleveland's December 9 concert at Playhouse Square is among the six stops cancelled. (The Dec. 9 show had already been a make-good for his Nov. 25th show that Morrissey had to cancel due to illness.) (more...)

Blue Man Group to Ring NY Stock Exchange Closing Bell In Recognition of Group's 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Members of Blue Man Group, along with Blue Man Group Co-Founder and original member Phil Stanton will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today in recognition of Blue Man Group's 25th anniversary celebration. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Food Network to Premiere New Season of WORST COOKS IN AMERICA, 1/1
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Food Network celebrates the first day of 2017 with Anne Burrell, Rachael Ray and a brand-new roster of hapless cooks in the return of primetime series WORST COOKS IN AMERICA on Sunday, January 1st (more...)

Danny Pudi to Return to Chicago SketchFest with New Solo Show; 2017 Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

With a record-breaking year for submissions, SketchFest Founder Brian Posen is thrilled to announce the official line-up for the 16th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, taking place January 5 through 15, 2017, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont.  (more...)

Lillian Hellman's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR at The Gamm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Children's Hour, Lillian Hellman's startingly relevant Depression-era play  opens at The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) on January 12. Director Rachel Walshe (Grizzly Mama, Marie Antoinette) directs a cast of Gamm veteran actors and newcomers, including local high school students, in an emotional journey exploring the power of a lie and the nature of public shaming. (more...)

The 'Driver's Seat' Monthly Reading Series Continues at Route 66 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The 'Driver's Seat' Monthly Reading Series  continues with... THE LAST MATCH by Anna Ziegler. (more...)

Judah & The Lion Announce 2017 Tour w/ Twenty One Pilots
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Rising Nashville band Judah & the Lion is thrilled to announce that they'll be joining as support for Twenty One Pilots' ¬ďEM√ėTI√ėNAL R√ėADSH√ėW¬Ē WORLD TOUR in 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE EXORCIST on FOX - Friday, December 9, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE EXORCIST, airing on FOX on Friday, December 9, 2016! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Star Todrick Hall Named National Ambassador for 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Broadway League has announced that Todrick Hall, now starring in Kinky Boots, will serve as a National Ambassador for the 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, taking place in New York City on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. (more...)

BWW Blog: Leanne Laurino - FOOTLOOSE Dances into UHSPAC
by Guest Blogger: Leanne Marie Laurino - Dec 5, 2016

The award - winning Union High School Performing Arts Company has been tirelessly working on our Winter Production of Footloose. Based off the classic 1984 film, the story follows Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to the small town of Bomont. He meets some friends along the way that would soon change his life in a way he never thought possible.  (more...)

Dunkin' Donuts is Brewing Joy for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, Dunkin' Donuts is brewing a little extra joy for its guests and communities throughout the busy weeks ahead, serving up its signature hot coffee for free at select Dunkin' Donuts restaurants across the country. To celebrate the joy and warmth of the season, for one weekday between Monday, December 12 and Friday, December 23, nearly 30 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants somewhere in the U.S. will offer 500 guests a free medium hot coffee, served in the brand's festive holiday cups featuring the word "JOY" (timing varies by location). (more...)

OSFUG at UCB Sunset & SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

In January 2017, the New York-based OSFUG The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show will perform three shows in California: the first at the Upright Citizens Bridge (UCB) Theatre Sunset in Hollywood on Monday, January 9th, and the following two on Friday, January 13th and Saturday, January 14th during their return trip to the SF Sketchfest in San Francisco. (more...)

Australian Duo Vallis Alps Announce North American FABLE Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Australian electronic duo Vallis Alps announce their 2017 North American Fable tour today. Starting in DC, with stops in Boston, New York, Montreal, Toronto and more. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART BIRTHDAY BASH, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

This year the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra celebrates the great works of Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart with another Mozart Birthday Bash on Saturday, January 14th at 8:00pm at the Michigan Theatre. The symphony is excited to feature special guest pianist Alon Goldstein as we enjoy Mozart's musical mastery. (more...)

L.A. Christmas Comedy SANTASIA to Return to St. Luke's This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

SANTASIA, L.A.'s hilarious holiday musical sketch comedy show that embraces and skewers all the iconic moments of the Christmas season is returning to St. Luke's Theatre, (308 West 46th Street) in Manhattan December 13th through December 28th. (more...)

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