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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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Christine Pedi Signs on for Broadway @ The Art House Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

"Lady of 1,000 Voices" Christine Pedi, star of Broadway's Chicago, Talk Radio and Little Me and daily host of SiriusXM Radio's On Broadway channel, will return to Provincetown's Broadway @ The Art House concert series for one show only, on July 30 at 7:00 PM, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

SPAMILTON Celebrates One Year of Spoofing Broadway Blockbuster Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Gerard Alessandrini's hit musical parody Spamilton celebrated a rollicking one year of performances today, Wednesday July 19, 2017. (more...)

Jade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The video for ¬ďCathedral,¬Ē the lead single from emerging British artist Jade Bird's debut EP Something American, is premiering today at NPR Music. Of the song NPR Music hails, ¬ďHer phrasing and accent feel as if they'd be as at home in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York as they would on Nashville radio.¬Ē (more...)

Hackmatack Playhouse Opens STEEL MAGNOLIAS Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Six women, three generations. This is the foundation of "Steel Magnolias," the show opening next week at Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick. It is also the story of the six actors who were cast in this story of a group of gossipy southern ladies who meet at a small town beauty parlor.  (more...)

BYOT Productions Presents THE ROVER by Aphra Behn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Bring Your Own Theatre Productions will be presenting The Rover by Aphra Behn at Prop Theater, 3502 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, July 28th-30th and August 4th-6th. (more...)

Styne & Merrill's SUGAR to Return to NYC This September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5th, at 7pm and 9:30pm, Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Peter Stone's Tony nominated musical SUGAR. (more...)

Legendary Shack Shakers to Release AFTER YOU'VE GONE Album This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Legendary Shack Shakers, the band Stephen King described as dynamite and guitar legend Jeff Beck called 'a cross between the Yard Birds and the Sex Pistols,' are back with a new album, After You've Gone, with an international release scheduled for August 25, 2017 on Last Chance Records. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Paige Davis Returns as Host of TRADING SPACES Reboot
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

TLC announced today that Paige Davis, beloved host of original home design series TRADING SPACES will return for the brand-new season slated to air in 2018. Additionally, casting of homeowners has begun in the first three cities of Los Angeles, Atlanta and Baltimore. (more...)

Old Navy Turns Teachers into Rock Stars in Collaboration with 'i am OTHER'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Old Navy is championing the unsung heroes of back-to-school ¬Ė the incredible teachers ¬Ė through a series of music videos. The eight videos feature original songs penned and performed by extraordinary teachers from across the United States. (more...)

Behind-the-Scenes Documentary to Explore Christopher Wheeldon's THE NUTCRACKER This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For generations, The Nutcracker has been a beloved holiday favorite for audiences of all ages. Last winter, Chicago's Joffrey Ballet gave the work an ingenious makeover and a new setting: the fairgrounds of Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Now, WTTW will go behind the scenes to reveal how it was made and introduce audiences to the A-list creative talents who made it happen. (more...)

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY Concert to Benefit Three-Time Cancer Survivor Donica Lynn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy and Three Rivers Music Theatre's fundraiser for, three-time cancer survivor and Chicago Tribune's 2016 Chicagoan of the Year, Donica Lynn. All proceeds will be donated back to Donica, to help pay for the long-list of medical bills. (more...)

Josh Ritter's New Album 'Gathering' Out This September; First Single 'Showboat' Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Gathering, the ninth full-length album from critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, will be released September 22 on Pytheas Recordings/Thirty Tigers and is now available for pre-order (more...)

Brandon Cloyd Named New Barrel of Monkeys Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandon Cloyd as the company's new Artistic Director, effective September 1, 2017. (more...)

Univision Deportes, the Undisputed Home of Soccer, Reaches Nearly 20 Million Total Viewers During CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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InvestingChannel Continues Award-Winning Streak in 2017, Adding Three Major Awards to Its Growing List of Industry Accolades
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The acclaimed Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus with Broadway stars Laura Osnes (currently Bandstand on Broadway) and Santino Fontana (the voice of Hans in Disney's Frozen), along with conductor Ted Sperling, will take audiences through the ups and downs of romance, with music from Frozen, Cinderella, and classic and contemporary shows including West Side Story, Follies, Oklahoma and more. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale For THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 Season
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Tickets go on sale today for the Met's Emmy¬ģ and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series' 2017-18 season, which begins on October 7 with the company's new production of Bellini's Norma. (more...)

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage In Chicago Expands City Presence With West Loop Acquisition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Illenium Announces Phase One of Massive Nationwide 'Awake' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Today Illenium has announced the first shows of his expansive 'AWAKE' tour, spanning from Denver to Kansas City, featuring currently unannounced support, and a fully revamped live setup. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for The MAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Falwell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage hosts a Tickets On-Sale Party and Free Community Open House Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (more...)

The Soap Factory Presents COMMON ROOM, The Mediatheque Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Utilizing the collection of the Walker Art Center's Mediatheque library of over 100 titles, Common Room will offer a progressive mobile screening across the Twin Cities. (more...)

Chicago's Cautionary Tale of Parking Meter Haste-Makes-Waste
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Neo-Futurists welcome five new members to the Ensemble: Neil Bhandari, Trent Creswell, Joanna Jamerson, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Connor Shioshita Pickett. These new writer-director-performers are the first ensemble members to join the company since The Neo-Futurists launched their new late-night show The Infinite Wrench March 3, 2017. (more...)

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to Bring Rock & Blues to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band brings its signature blend of rock and blues to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Dremel Unveils DigiLab Product Suite with New 3D45 Printer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Vicky's of Santa Fe Announces 2018 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2018 Show Supper Club Series. (more...)

Two River Theater Sets 2017 Crossing Borders Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup for its 7th annual Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) festival of new plays by Latino writers. (more...)

Stephen Bogardus to Star in SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES Musical Adaptation at Delaware Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Delaware Theatre Company captures lightning in a bottle with the World Premiere musical adaptation of Something Wicked This Way Comes, based on the classic best-selling novel by Ray Bradbury. The spine-tingling tale of a traveling carnival that mysteriously arrives in a small town is woven on stage with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill (Broadway: The Story of My Life). (more...)

Raven Theatre Founders Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro to Step Down After 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Raven Theatre Company today announced the theater's founders and co-artistic directors Michael Menendian and JoAnn Montemurro will retire at the end of the 2017-2018 season, after leading the company for 35 years. (more...)

BWW TV: Move It, Move It! with Highlights from MADAGASCAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is presenting the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, now through August 27, 2017. Rachel Rockwell takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below! (more...)

CATZILLA to Return to The Prop Thtr
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Prop Thtr has announced that Catzilla 5, A Cat Fest!, the annual cat-themed cabaret now in its fifth year, is to return to the Prop Thtr on August 25 and 26. An event celebrating all things feline, Catzilla spotlights performances by a wide array of variety performers. The show features dancers, circus acts, comedy, performance artists, musical acts, and one-acts starring real cats. The event also features a cat kitsch give-a-way. Patrons may enjoy a bit of pre- and post-show shopping in the gallery potion of the venue, where cat-themed arts and crafts are to be offered for sale and auction. A portion of the all sales will be donated to Harmony House For Cats. (more...)

VIDEO: The Master, Harold Prince, Readies His Company for PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2017

Harold Prince is a legend in the American theatre - the acclaimed director and producer behind a long list of America's most iconic musicals and the winner of a staggering, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards. Now, he's bringing together six decades of magical moments in a new musical event, Prince of Broadway.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE TIN WOMAN Celebrates Chicago Premiere at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Audiences and critics filled the house for the Opening Night of The Tin Woman at Theatre at the Center (TATC) on Sunday, July 16. This was the Chicagoland premiere of Sean Grennan's newest play starring Erin Noel Grennan in the lead role. The Jeff Recommended play The Tin Woman continues its run at TATC through August 13. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON of THRONES! - HBO Series/Broadway Musical Mashup Is Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

YouTuber Jason Feifer has shared a mashup video featuring the opening number to Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award winning musical HAMILTON with HBO's hit series GAME OF THRONES.  (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Launch Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players launches its 25th Anniversary Season with the first post-New York production of the acclaimed new off-Broadway musical, The View UpStairs. (more...)

At EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference 80+ Companies will Discuss Energy Development
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Adam Pascal and Stars of SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Headline BROADWAY AT W This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Tony nominated Adam Pascal, Blake Hammond and cast members of the first national tour of Something Rotten will headline BROADWAY AT W this coming Saturday, July 22nd at W Chicago - City Center beginning at 11:00pm. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Replaces Ben Vereen in Bay Street Theater's 'Music Mondays' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced that Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls, The Color Purple, Chicago) has just been added to the cabaret series, Music Mondays. (more...)

Winifred Haun & Dancers Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Winifred Haun & Dancers will have four major performances for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Following on the tremendous success of last year, 2017-18 promises to be another season of great artistic growth for the Company.  (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp.  (more...)

Polyphia to Release 'The Most Hated EP' 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Blending technical, weaving instrumentations with hip-hop, jazz and R&B influenced grooves, Polyphia has created a massively impressive sound that is all their own. (more...)

21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

21C Media Group has announced highlights from its 2017-18 selection of opera, vocal and choral music, featuring concerts, special events, broadcasts and recordings. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Updated!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 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...)

Legendary Rock Band YES Comes to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with YES featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman. For over four decades now, the iconic albums of YES have sold well over 13 million copies in the U.S. alone. Regarded as masterpieces of progressive rock, those albums also spawned a series of durable, chart-topping hits: "Owner of a Lonely Heart," "Roundabout," "Leave It," "Love Will Find a Way," "Starship Trooper," "I've Seen All Good People," "Rhythm of Love," and a whole lot more. (more...)

Girl Be Heard's A Tribe Called Mess Presents RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Girl Be Heard (girlbeheard.org), a nonprofit theatre company that develops and amplifies the stories of young women (ages 12-21), is pleased to celebrate budding young talents from their first-ever Girl Be Heard program in the Tremont section of the Bronx.  The ensemble of fifteen young women call themselves A Tribe Called Mess and will present an exhibition of spoken word, song, and storytelling that explores the experiences of teen girls in Rage Against the Machine at Pregones Theatre (575 Walton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451) Friday, July 21, 2017 - open dress - and Saturday July 22, 2017 - performance. Tickets are $10 donation at the door. (more...)

Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Midsommer Flight's Touring HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Midsommer Flight's summer 2017 production - Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - is performed in an abridged 100-minute version that captures the murderous intrigues of the royal family - complete enough for those familiar with the play and accessible for newcomers to it. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Put on your 'Boogie Shoes' for Saturday Night Fever, one of the most loved dance stories of all time is opening up at the Ivoryton Playhouse on August 9th! The year is 1979 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life - to become the disco king. When he meets Stephanie, who also dreams of a world beyond Brooklyn, they decide to train together for a dance competition and their lives begin to change forever. Based on the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, the electrifying score is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees including the classics: 'Stayin' Alive,' 'Night Fever,' 'Jive Talking,' 'You Should Be Dancing' and 'How Deep is Your Love?' (more...)

LG SIGNATURE And Jonathan Adler To Offer Ultimate Home Luxury Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for SOME GIRL(S) at Bare Bones Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Bare Bones Theater Company is pleased to announce the cast of SOME GIRL(S) is now in rehearsal at their space in Northport, NY. The play is by Tony nominee Neil LaBute as is directed by Eric Clavell.  (more...)

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