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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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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kaskade
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Fairmont Chicago Offering Perfect Packages for Music Festival Goers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Summer festival season is in full swing and for those driving into the city for one of its many summer festivals, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, offers the perfect package. Guests from American states and Canadian provinces that border the Great Lakes are invited to book Fairmont Chicago's "Lakeshore Locals Package" which includes one night stay in a Fairmont guestroom as well as valet services including overnight parking. Rates for the Lakeshore Locals Package start at $169 plus tax and gratuity. (more...)

Strawdog to Launch 2017-18 Season with BARBECUE at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the first production in their 2017 - 2018 season, Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, August 17 - September 30, with direction by Damon Kiely at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Hub's THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Hub Theatre celebrates summer with the regional premiere of The Happiest Place on Earth, by Philip Dawkins. (more...)

ESPN The Magazine Announces 2017 BODY Issue Roster
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

ESPN The Magazine launched the BODY franchise almost a decade ago with one mission: to celebrate and showcase the athletic form through powerful images and interviews. Many of the world's elite athletes have participated in this issue over the years, and today The Magazine announced the 23 athletes featured in the ninth annual BODY Issue. (more...)

Itiviti Delivers Multi-protocol Automated Testing for CSE System
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017


Gail Payne Makes New York, Regional Cabaret Debut With Her New Show THIS IS U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Gail Payne, an acclaimed cabaret performer from Indianapolis, will make her debut at The Cabaret in Indianapolis before taking her show on the road to Davenport's Piano Bar in Chicago and to the famed Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City this fall. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek Klena
by Theater People Podcast - Jun 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, the Theater People podcast welcome's ANASTASIA star Derek Klena. For the podcast, Klena tells all about creating the role of Dmitri in the new Broadway production alongside his friend and CARRIE: THE MUSICAL co-star Christy Altomare. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Broadway's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced that tickets for the Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, are now on sale via or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

The Wrecks Join All Time Low Tour 'Favorite Liar' Has Over 5.5 Million Listens On Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Los Angeles alternative rock band The Wrecks will be on the road this summer in support of their We Are The Wrecks EP joining All Time Low, SWMRS, Night Riots and Waterparks for ¬ďThe Young Renegades Tour.¬Ē (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Comes to Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running June 21 through August 13, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Culture Warrington Welcomes Its First Patron
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Culture Warrington is delighted to announce that they've welcomed on board their first ever patron. (more...)

ICE Performs Five Summer Events in NYC Presented by Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

August 14, 2017, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) will perform in five summer events presented by Lincoln Center's Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart Festivals. (more...)

Cafe Carlyle Announces Fall Season Featuring Mandy Gonzalez, Duncan Sheik, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is pleased to announce the Cafe Carlyle's fall 2017 season, which features the venue debuts of songwriter/composer Duncan Sheik, and actress/singer Mandy Gonzalez; as well as the return of audience favorites Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Rita Wilson, John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey, and Steve Tyrell. (more...)

Nyjah Huston Wins 1st Place at the SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Monster Energy's Nyjah Huston took 1st place with a dominant performance against over 50 of the world's best street skateboarders at the SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona. In front of a high-energy crowd at Skate Agora BDN plaza and viewers in 92 countries watching via live stream on ETN, the 22-year-old from Huntington Beach, California, won the contest for the second time and secured a Golden Ticket to the SLS Nike SB Super Crown World Championship in September. What a way to start the season! The third international SLS Nike SB Pro Open in Barcelona had it all: Nine Club scores, newly minted SLS pros, and a head-to-head rivalry down to last attempts. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Returns To Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Funny Girl, which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, returns to Manchester Palace Theatre in August to complete its national tour. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Darius Campbell as Nick Arnstein. (more...)

Social: Broadway Comes Out In Support for Lin-Manuel's #Ham4All Fundraising Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda is raising money for the Immigrants: We Get The Job Done Coalition via Prizeo with this #Ham4All social challenge. You can be entered to win two VIP tickets to the opening night of Hamilton in LA, the after party, a meet and greet with Lin, and roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodation. Check out the note from Lin-Manuel below, and some videos of your Broadway faves participating below! (more...)

New Comedy Launches TADA Theatricals, a New Chicago-Based Theatrical Producing Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The new Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart: The Circumcision Comedy, held a starry private reading on May 8, 2017, at Chicago's The Second City, the iconic institution home to some of the world's greatest comedy, produced by Steve Abrams, Tony D'Angelo, Stefani Nicole von Huben, Kim Stafford and Tommy Lipnick. Readings for potential investors and invited industry members are in preparation for a slated Chicago run in Spring 2018 at the Broadway Playhouse (exact dates to be announced), and mark the launch of new Chicago-based commercial producing team TADA Theatricals, led by Chicago theatre veterans Steve Abrams and Tony D'Angelo. TADA Theatricals will bring vibrant new work to audiences in Chicago and beyond, with a commitment to creating job opportunities for Chicago's world-class arsenal of theatrical talent. (more...)

Gogo Penguin Announce Fall 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

After being named one of¬†The New York Times' ¬ď12 Notable Acts¬Ē at the 2017 South by Southwest Music Festival,¬†GoGo Penguin¬†have announced a long-awaited North American tour for this Fall. (more...)

Teatro Vista's LA HAVANA MADRID Extends at Goodman Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

On the heels of critically-acclaimed sold-out runs at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Miracle Center in Logan Square, Teatro Vista's La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado extends its run  at Goodman Theatre this summer, July 21 - August 20. (more...)

Single Mothers North America & European Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Single Mothers have released their critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Our Pleasure, on Dine Alone Records and Big Scary Monsters (UK/Europe). With global critical acclaim from VICE's Noisey, CLRVYNT, TIDAL, Kerrang!, Exclaim!, COLLiDE, BrooklynVegan and many more (more...)

Photo Flash: The Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya! ON YOUR FEET! Comes to Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center and Broadway in Miami are pleased to announce that tickets for the Miami engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The first national tour will celebrate its Grand Opening in the Estefans' home city of Miami, Florida at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from October 5-15, 2017. (more...)

NESTEA Celebrates the Joy of Living Simply during Boston Harborfest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017


Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Institute of Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017. (more...)

Sub Pop's Downtown Boys LP Out This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Downtown Boys use their ferocious energy and powerhouse live shows to unite crowds in the struggle to smash racism, queerphobia, capitalism, fascism, boredom, and all things people use to try to close our minds, eyes and hearts. (more...)

About Face Youth Theatre presents BRAVE LIKE THEM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of BRAVE LIKE THEM, a punk-infused exploration of the underground "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and co-directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Coordinator Kieran Kredell. BRAVE LIKE THEM will play seven performances only, July 26 - August 6, 2017 at the Pride Arts Center (The Buena), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets for BRAVE LIKE THEM ($20 or Pay-What-You-Can) are currently available at or by calling (773) 784-8565.  (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/25/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/25/2017. (more...)

Sam Moore Performs Department Of Defense Warrior Games New Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games debuted its anthemic video highlighting the courage, sacrifice and dedication of the wounded warrior athletes who will participate in the 8th annual Warrior Games in Chicago, June 30 - July 8. (more...)

NOTHING LEFT TO BURN to Conclude newTACTics Festival This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

NOTHING LEFT TO BURN by Adi Hanash & Patrick Vassel, directed by Wes Grantom, will conclude TACT's newTACTics Festival this week. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to 'Put on the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

This monster new musical will be 'Puttin' On the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapted his legendary film into a brilliant stage musical creation, 'Young Frankenstein.' (more...)

BWW Review: Another Openin' Weekend at Transcendence Theatre, Wine Country Paradise, Sonoma Valley Inn and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 26, 2017

With more than 900 wineries combined, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are truly a wine lover's paradise.  But more than wine, these regions offer the best of Northern California, including miles of Pacific coastline, towering redwoods, breathtaking views, luxury resorts and spas, world class restaurants, and over 50 state and regional parks, making it the perfect destination for any of your travel needs. (more...)

Watch LIVE: The 2017 Jimmy Awards Pre-Show Update at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. Ceremony updates, Inspiring Teacher Award and the nominee award presentations will be streamed live on Facebook. (more...)

Nat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and its imminent consequences on climate change, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today it would make the highly acclaimed coal documentary FROM THE ASHES available for free across several streaming and video on demand platforms. (more...)

Shefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Media personality Shefik (Executive Producer and Host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, Shefik presents Invocation) has been named guest speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sing for Pride charity event, which takes place at The Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium. (more...)

Amy Spanger and Molly Ranson join Line-Up of Weekly Comedy VILLAIN: DEBLANKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

This summer, the fun happens on Wednesday nights -- and it just got funnier with Amy Spanger (July 19) and Molly Ranson (August 16) joining the line-up! (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 6/23 - 7/7 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jun 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 6/23 - 7/7, airing on ABC (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2017
by - Jun 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Musical Farce FLIES! THE MUSICAL! to Make Concert Debut at Uptown Underground
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

The writing team of Cindy O'Connor and Larry Todd Cousineau have announced a concert presentation of their latest musical, Flies! The Musical! on August 14th, 2017 at 8:00PM at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway, Chicago. This concert production features Musical Direction by Jimmy Morehead and performances by Frankie Leo Bennett, Veronica Garza, Sharreise Hamilton, Ashlee Hardgrave, Luke Meierdiercks, Steven Perkins, Sawyer Smith and Tiffany Tatreau. (more...)

Chicago's Own Oscar-Winner Common Makes Ravinia Debut with with Taylor Bennett, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Chicago rapper, poet, filmmaker, and actor Common will make his Ravinia debut on Saturday, June 24. Opening the concert will be Grammy-nominated DJ Anthony ¬ďTwilite Tone¬Ē Khan, followed by rising rap star Taylor Bennett, younger brother of Chance The Rapper. (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Lea Delaria Leads Pride Parade Before Her Cabaret Debut at Ravinia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Comedian, actress, and jazz musician Lea Delaria will lead off Chicago's 48th annual Pride Parade, starting at noon Sunday, June 25, at the intersection of Broadway and Montrose, before heading to her Ravinia Festival debut in the Martin Theatre. (more...)

The Dustbowl Revival with Jim Lauderdale Come to NYC, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Over the past few years, the Dustbowl Revival has been making a name for itself with a vibrant mix of vintage Americana sounds. Critics have proclaimed that this eclectic eight-piece "would have sounded utterly at home within the hallowed confines of Preservation Hall in New Orleans' French Quarter" (Los Angeles Times) and their "upbeat, old-school, All-American sonic safaris exemplify everything shows should be: hot, spontaneous, engaging and, best of all, a pleasure to hear" (L.A. Weekly).  (more...)

PHOTO: Blue Man Group Made Special Cameo on 2017 NHL Awards
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Local headliner Blue Man Group was featured in a special video presentation Wednesday, June 21 during the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. During the comedic video, Blue Man Group, along with other local entertainers, showed off their best hockey skills to be ¬ďconsidered¬Ē for the new Vegas Golden Knights team. (more...)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Release New Album 'Murder of the Universe'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Melbourne septet King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - who play a heady combination of psychedelia, prog rock, freakbeat, jazz, heavy metal and Krautrock at a breathless punk pace - have released their new artificial intelligence controlled LP Murder of the Universe today. (more...)

David Sabella to Headline THE PHILLIE TRILOGY at 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

David Sabella, who originated the role of Mary Sunshine in the smash-hit revival of Chicago (currently running at the Ambassador Theatre), will head the cast of Doug DeVita's award-winning The Phillie Trilogy, opening July 19 at The Wild Project as part of the 15th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival. (more...)

THE LADIES OF LAUGHTER Come to bergenPAC This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Ladies of Laughter comes to bergenPAC Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 8 p.m. (more...)

Recent Cutbacks to Return to The PIT with Double Feature Fridays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The PIT (Stephen Stout, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the return of acclaimed company Recent Cutbacks with their hit film parodies Hold On To Your Butts and Fly, You Fools! for three Double Feature Fridays, starting June 23, 2017. (more...)

The Kilroys Unveil 4th Annual List of Recommended Plays, Featuring Works by Nwandu, FastHorse, Yee and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Continuing the fight to achieve gender parity in the American Theater, LA-based playwright/producer collective The Kilroys has facilitated its fourth annual List of industry-recommended new plays. (more...)

Conductors Announced for 2017 Hart Institute at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the third annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place November 5 - 19, 2017 in Dallas, Texas: (more...)

Alley Cat Theater To Produce PLANK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Alley Cat Theater will present Plank, a new play by John Greiner-Ferris and directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. Plank will open on Saturday, August 26 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts where it will run until Saturday, September 16. (more...)

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