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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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Official: Oscar Isaac to Play Title Role in HAMLET at The Public Theater This Summer with Keegan-Michael Key and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Hamlet has been added to the downtown summer season, featuring Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac as the tormented Danish Prince. (more...)

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down New Video 'Meticulous Bird'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, the critically acclaimed San Francisco-based band fronted by singer and songwriter Thao Nguyen, today releases a video for 'Meticulous Bird', from her acclaimed 2016 album A Man Alive. The video was directed by Jonny Look. (more...)

History Orders Second Season of Captivating Navy Seal Drama Series SIX
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

HISTORY has picked up a ten episode sophomore season of the hit military combat drama series 'SIX,' it was announced today by Jana Bennett, President & General Manager of HISTORY. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere THE? UNICORN? HOUR?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Neo-Futurists will present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. (more...)

LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70mW UV-C LED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Verizon Unlimited on the network you deserve: RootMetrics' ranks Verizon highest in overall network performance for seventh time in a row
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Official Trailer for 'SHRINK'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Seeso, the premier comedy streaming destination, today released the official trailer for its upcoming Original Series ¬ďSHRINK¬Ē ¬Ė a modern take on the trials of adulthood and the American dream. (more...)

Clutch Recognizes Top Social Media Marketing Companies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season and the conclusion of Alan Gilbert's tenure as Music Director. (more...)

Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Artadia Announces 2017 Los Angeles Award Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Finalists were selected by jurors Daniel Joseph Martinez, artist, Los Angeles, CA; Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL; and Anuradha Vikram, Artistic Director, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA.  (more...)

The Tour is Nonstop! HAMILTON Adds a Stop in Louisville for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Louisville theatre fans, rejoice! HAMILTON is coming to Louisville as part of Broadway in Louisville's 2018-19 season.  (more...)

Diversionary Announces the World Premiere of BALLAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This May Diversionary asks audiences this question with the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly, a highly poetic exploration of the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Devin Kelley, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan McCartan and More Set for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In celebration of the historic Pantages Theatre's 100th anniversary, Hennepin Theatre Trust and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) School of Fine Arts are partnering to support emerging musical theatre talent in Minnesota by presenting the premiere of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS. (more...)

Join the Conversation Across All Platforms with NBC Sports #CSNTOMBOY
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

In conjunction with TOMBOY, NBC Sports Regional Networks' multi-platform documentary project, six CSN markets will host symposiums with colleges in order to examine and fuel conversation around gender balance in today's evolving sports landscape. NBC Sports Regional Networks announced last week the launch of TOMBOY, the first-of-its-kind integrated initiative that aims to elevate the conversation about female participation in sports, culminating with a one-hour documentary. (more...)

BWW Review: WHO SHOT WAYNE SLEEP?, The Vaults
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 23, 2017

Deep in the belly of the Vault Festival, among the dark red lights, tinsel, and old, dirty vaudeville atmosphere Who Shot Wayne Sleep? finds fertile ground to shine too dimly to be relevant. The smells of humid basement and aged liquor only heighten the cheap middle-age entertainment that The Martini Encounter has to offer with their new cabaret show. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: February 23, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 23, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Ziegler Closes $4.5 Million Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Financing
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Billy Joel to Perform Record Breaking 43rd Show at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today the unprecedented 43rd consecutive show by legendary musician and MSG franchise Billy Joel on July 5, 2017. The July show is part of his residency at The World's Most Famous Arena which began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show per month at The Garden as part of the Spectrum Concert Series. The July show will be Joel's 89th all-time performance at The Garden. (more...)

Review Roundup: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 23, 2017

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (in his Broadway musical debut) and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford lead the all-star cast of an extremely limited engagement of Stephen Sondheim and George Lapine's, 'Sunday in the Park with George'. (more...)

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Tackles Public School Closures in New Play
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company presents the Southeastern premiere of Exit Strategy written by Ike Holter and directed by John Dillon, running February 21 - March 19, 2017 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center's Performance Theater.   (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Welcomes 2017-18 Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company has announced the playwrights who will be in residence during 2017 and 2018 with its Playwrights Collective, the company's new-play incubator. (more...)

DirectorsLabChicago Announces New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

DirectorsLabChicago (DLC) Artistic Director and co-founder Elizabeth Margolius has announced her decision to no longer lead the Chicago-based artist service organization, effective immediately. She and the board have chosen DLC staffer and long-time local theater director Wm. Bullion as her replacement. Margolius will remain a part of the Lab's steering committee and Board of Directors for at least a year, lending her support and expertise as the group restructures for the future. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Concludes With Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook.  (more...)

FOX Sports Sets Schedule for 2017 Major League Baseball Coverage
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

FOX Sports, in its 22nd consecutive season of Major League Baseball coverage, sets its schedule for the 2017 MLB season on FS1, the FOX broadcast network, and FOX Deportes. (more...)

NBC's CHICAGO P.D. Wins in Time Slot in Every Key Measure
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

NBC's Chicago PD (1.3/5 in 18-49, 6.5 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) wins the 10 p.m. hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in all key demographics plus total viewers. (more...)

The Maine Debut New Video for 'Bad Behavior'; 'Lovely Little Lonely' Out 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Phoenix act, The Maine arrive today with the video for their new single, 'Bad Behavior'. Filmed at the bands' 10 Year Anniversary festival '8123 Fest', the video features live festival footage and a behind the scenes look into the world that the band has created over the last decade. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 23rd, 2017 - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, opens on Broadway tonight! (more...)

Francorp Middle East Highlights and Expansion Plan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues its 30th Anniversary Season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 30th Anniversary season with the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar, running March 21-April 16.  With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, with choreography by Stephen Casey and features Julian Alvarez, Derrick Cobey, Patrick H. Dunn, Robert Farruggia, Adam Kemmerer, Ciji Prosser, Darren Ritchie, Danny Rutigliano, and Steve Steiner.  The ensemble features Jason Taylor Armstrong, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, John DiFerdinando, Maggie Griffin-Smith, Megan Helen Jones, Lauren Krigel, Caitlin Ort, William Pazdziora,  Miriam Grace Payne, Christopher J. Perugini, Dominick Sannelli,  Keith L. Watford, and Timothy Walton. (more...)

NOYES Further Strengthens Its Capital Markets Group With Three Fixed...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Javier Mu√Īoz Injured, Jevon McFerrin Will Step Into Title Role in HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Jevon McFerrin, the young actor who has portrayed Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway as an alternate to the musical's lead Javier Mu√Īoz, will step into the role effective immediately while Mr. Mu√Īoz takes a medical leave to recover from a physical injury, it has been announced by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, March 4, 2017
by - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, March 4, 2017! (more...)

Brandy Norwood to Return to the Cell Block for CHICAGO in D.C. This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers Barry and Fran Weissler and the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announce that Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood will play 'Roxie Hart' when the production returns to Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. Chicago THE MUSICAL will play a limited two-week engagement from April 4-16, 2017. (more...)

Madhuri Shekar's QUEEN to Make World Premiere at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 42nd season with the World Premiere of Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Joanie Schultz. Queen runs April 14 - May 14, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

UK Post-Punk Innovators Modern English, Release First New Album in Three Decades
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Bands are like families, bound by something deeper than friendship - and liable to implode just as irrevocably. (more...)

BWW TV: Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Get Ready to Bring WAR PAINT to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 23, 2017

The acclaimed new musical War Paint, starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, played a sold-out run in Chicago this summer where it became the most successful show in Goodman Theatre's history. Now it comes to Broadway, beginning performances on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - and officially opens on Thursday, April 6, 2017. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires N.A. Rights to LGBT/Drama Romance UTOPIANS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the LGBT/Drama Romance UTOPIANS (aka Tung lau hap woo). (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
by - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Spencer Ludwig to Support Bebe Rexha on North American Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Show-stopping and stylish singer, songwriter, and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig will support Warner Bros. Records label-mate and pop disruptor Bebe Rexha on tour this Spring (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - John O'Hurley Guest Stars & Sings on Disney's THE LION GUARD
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Below, BWW has exclusive clips of stage, film and television star John O'Hurley ('Seinfeld') guest-starring (and singing!) on this today's new episode of Disney's animated hit series THE LION GUARD. (more...)

Film Screening and Book Signing with Ina Pinkney Coming to Mandel JCC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches Literary Society and The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival are partnering to present LUNCH WITH INA, a special film screening and book signing with celebrity chef Ina Pinkney, author of INA'S KITCHEN: Taste Memories and Recipes from the Breakfast Queen. (more...)

Lineup Announced for The LIVINGroom's March Performances at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The LIVINGroom announces the lineup and details for the first installment of its 2017 solo performance season at Stage 773. Coming from the worlds of improv, sketch comedy, theatre, and solo performance, performers Travis Barnhart, Bo Johnson, Sheila O'Connor, Mollie Rehner, and Jill Valentine join LIVINGroom ensemble members Carly Jo Geer and Megan Powell on Sundays, March 12, 19, and 26 in The LIVINGroom: Hot Mess, directed by Stage 773 Creative Director Brian Posen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE COLUMNIST at American Blues Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

American Blues Theater continues its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago Premiere of The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm. The Columnist runs now through April 1, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Oscar Cocktails from Mixologist Tommy Lansaw and JIM BEAM
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 22, 2017

Mixologist Tommy Lansaw shares his inventive cocktail recipes for Oscar season that use Jim Beam Black. (more...)

Jersey City Theater Center and Goode Productions presents GREENCARD WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Goode Productions is proud to present Greencard Wedding, a new indie rock musical with interactive film, as part of Borderless, a festival that examines the role technology and communication play in the public and personal consequences of global nationalism. (more...)

Casting Announced for Shattered Globe Theatre's Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Shattered Globe Theatre is please to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, written for her mother Kathleen Ruhl, a Chicago actress who played Peter Pan onstage as a teenager and stars in SGT's production. Joining Kathleen Ruhl are Shattered Globe Ensemble Members Doug McDade*, Eileen Niccolai* and Ben Werling* with Patrick Thornton and HB Ward. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Warmest of Birthday Wishes for Barry Weissler from theatreMAMA
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2017

theatreMAMA wished Barry Weissler, the producer of hit Broadway shows such as Chicago and Waitress, a happy birthday with a little razzle dazzle! In the style of Chicago's "All I Care About Is Love," theatreMAMA's Chicago Dance Mob performed their own rendition with a little twist. (more...)

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