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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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Asmeret Ghebremichael Joins DREAMGIRLS as Lorrell Robinson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce that Asmeret Ghebremichael has joined the company of Dreamgirls to perform the role of Lorrell Robinson. She began performances this week. (more...)

Circle Theatre's 36th Season Continues with RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The second play in Circle Theatre's 2017 season is Rasheeda Speaking. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents US Debut of New Works By Roni Horn, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Beginning 27 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the US debut of four new bodies of work by acclaimed American artist Roni Horn. The exhibition features the photographic opus 'The Selected Gifts (1974 ¬Ė 2015)', a collection of 67 photographs documenting the history of gifts the artist received over a period of 41 years. Also on view are two new bodies of works on paper, The Dog's Chorus (2016) ¬Ė shown here for the first time ¬Ė and Th Rose Prblm (2015), as well as the new glass sculptures 'Water Double, v. 1' and 'Water Double, v. 3' (both 2013 ¬Ė 2015). Although materially divergent, these works all derive from longstanding questions and themes that have propelled Horn's practice and her ongoing poetic study of the protean nature of identity, meaning, and perception. (more...)

Dylan's Candy Bar to Curate Wonderful Concoctions for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Famed chocolatier Willy Wonka, on behalf of producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, announces that Dylan Lauren (via her candy empire Dylan's Candy Bar) will be the official curator of all promotional things digestible, edible and wonderfully tasty for the new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME's Jennifer Morrison and More Round Out Cast of Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

MCC Theater today announced complete casting for the American Premiere of the play The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

Broadway's WAR PAINT Launching Digital Lottery Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical War Paint, which is currently in previews, will add a digital lottery beginning Tuesday, March 28. (more...)

ALADDIN Extends Carpet Ride in Chicago Into Fall; Tickets on Sale Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago announced today that, due to popular demand, the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin will extend its stay in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street) through September 10, 2017. (more...)

The Heat Is On! Meet the Full Company of MISS SAIGON, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 23, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon opens tonight, March 23rd, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway), where the original production of Miss Saigon opened on April 11, 1991. Miss Saigon will play a limited engagement through January 13, 2018, before launching a North American tour. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

'Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Basketball is a crucial aspect of the Kentucky identity, and while those outside the state primarily witness the competition as between opposing college or professional teams, high school basketball has formed a core component of the sport's presence since the establishment of the¬†Kentucky High School Athletic Association¬†(KHSAA) Boys Basketball Championship in 1918. In 1960, that championship would play host to an issue larger than simply basketball, as an all-black team (only the fourth to make it to the ¬ďSweet Sixteen¬Ē) was a serious contender. That team represented the Lincoln Institute, Kentucky's only black boarding school, and their presence spoke volumes about the changing face of education under integration. (more...)

NBC's BLINDSPOT Grows By +3% in Total Viewers Following 4-Week Break
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

¬ďBlindspot¬Ē (0.9/4 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) grows +0.1 of a point or +13% versus its prior original (0.9 vs. 0.8 on Feb. 22), despite a four-week break since its most recent telecast and the impact since then of Daylight Saving Time. (more...)

Keen to Continue 'Conversations' Series with Gun Violence Talk Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tonight, Thursday, March 23rd, Keen Company will present KEEN CONVERSATIONS, following the evening performance. This week's KEEN CONVERSATION is How Gun Violence Affects the Loved Ones of Victims and Survivors. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: March 23, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2017

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

Betty Buckley to Release STORY SONGS Live Album This Spring; Track List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will introduce her powerful new live double album Story Songs from Palmetto Records on Friday, April 7. (more...)

Apply for O'Neill Center's 2017 National Critics Institute with Chris Jones
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is now accepting applications for the 2017 National Critics Institute. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 23rd, 2017 - MISS SAIGON, OSLO and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MISS SAIGON officially returns to Broadway tonight! (more...)

ABC's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Holds Strong Out of ABC's Repeat Wednesday Comedies
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Coming out of ABC's repeat Wednesday comedies from 8:00-10:00 p.m., ¬ďDesignated Survivor¬Ē held exactly even with the last time a repeat ¬ďModern Family¬Ē aired ahead of it on the night (on 12/7/16) in both Total Viewers (5.2 million) and Adults 18-49 (more...)

On Site Opera Announces New Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

On Site Opera is excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Piper Gunnarson. A seasoned nonprofit arts administrator, Piper has extensive experience in theater administration for organizations spanning all manifestations of the art form, including classical plays, new work, musicals, and children's theater.  (more...)

Interactive Romp 3/FIFTHS to Transform 3LD Art and Technology Center Into Dystopian Theme Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

3-Legged Dog presents the world premiere of 3/Fifths, conceived and written by James Scruggs, directed by Tamilla Woodard and Kareem Fahmy, with video design by Jon Bremner and Cam Vokey, choreographed by Andre M. Zachery, and an original score composed by Melanie West. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Basement Vlog #4: Opening Night
by Guest Blogger: The Basement - Mar 23, 2017

With Tex, Taylor, and Doak getting off book for This Is Our Youth, and Chris and Ashleigh back in Chicago for college, Laney and Kennedy are the only ones left to vlog. Stay tuned next week for Chris and Ashleigh's special vlog all the way from Chicago! (more...)

Beartooth Announce Plans for Vans Warped Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Beartooth is excited to announce the release of the Deluxe Edition of Aggressive, complete with six bonus tracks as well as documentary footage and a full 14-song-set from their recent hometown show in Columbus, OH. (more...)

Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Arcade Fire & More to Headline Lollapalooza 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Lollapalooza returns with another powerhouse lineup led by headliners Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Muse, Arcade Fire, The xx, Lorde, blink-182, DJ Snake, and Justice, delivering a diverse roster of some of the most exciting artists in today's music landscape (more...)

Travel Channel 2017 Programming Roster Takes Off with Awesome Adventures
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Exploration and adventures on land, sea - and even beyond the skies - will drive Travel Channel's programming itinerary in 2017. (more...)

Billy Joel Adds Record Breaking 44th Show At Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today the unprecedented 44th consecutive show by legendary musician and MSG franchise Billy Joel on August 21, 2017. (more...)

California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The Israeli-American cellist, now based in New York, is a champion of contemporary music, and performs as a soloist with a Bay Area orchestra for the first time in the Orchestra's May 7 season finale. This is Visconti's final work as a Young American Composer-in-Residence with the Orchestra; his residency ends this year. The California Symphony also performs Bruckner's Symphony No. 6 for the first time in its 30-year history, and the program opens with Beethoven's Coriolan Overture. (more...)

ESPN Eight-Episode Docu-Series WE THE FANS Debuts 4/11
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

ESPN will debut an eight-episode docu-series called WE THE FANS that chronicles the lives of Chicago Bears season ticket holders in Soldier Field's Section 250. (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Headline Cleveland Play House's 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will debut four inventive and bold new works during their 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival. This year's New Ground will run from May 11-20. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

HGTV Announces Programming Lineup Including Nine New Series & 28 Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Top-performing cable network HGTV, which roared past nearly every competitor in 2016 to deliver its highest-rated, most-watched year ever and scored its 10th consecutive year as the #1 cable net among upscale women¬óis amplifying its 2017 programming lineup (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's IN TO AMERICA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 Season, an exploration of the American Dream, with the world premiere of IN TO AMERICA, a 400-year journey through the immigrant experience, written by Artistic Director Bill Massolia (Letters Home) and directed by Dorothy Milne. IN TO AMERICA plays now through April 23, 2017 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is Sunday, March 26. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Daniel C. Levine, Sarah Litzsinger, Donna Vivino and More Set for BROADWAY BACKSTAGE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College presents its 2017 spring season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. (more...)

Red Theater to Stage World Premiere of 'PRINCE MAX' by Ellen Struve
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

PRINCE MAX's Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior by Ellen Struve will make its World Premiere with the Red Theater this spring. (more...)

20th Annual Bob Blazier Run For The Arts to Benefit Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Raue Center For The Arts has announced the 20th Annual Bob Blazier Run For The Arts. Runners are encouraged to don the jersey, sweater or uniform of their favorite Chicago sports team and run for Raue Center! (more...)

PHIT Comedy Partners with New York's Annoyance Theatre for April Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Continuing its longstanding record of bringing the best emerging comedic talent in the country straight to Philadelphia audiences, PHIT Comedy is excited to be partnering with the famous Chicago/Brooklyn based Annoyance Theatre in April for a series of eight performances across every weekend of the month. (more...)

Steven Pasquale Set for Laurence Maslon's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET This Weekend on NPR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A generous grant from the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts Philanthropic Fund in the amount of $10,000 has been awarded to support the "Broadway to Main Street" program hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NPR affiliate NY/Long Island station WPPB/88.3FM. (more...)

Chris Janson Concert Special Airs on AT&T's Audience Network via DIRECTV 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Tune in to the AUDIENCE Network concert special 'Chris Janson' airing Friday, March 24, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT via DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114 and DIRECTVNOW. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, Starring Natasha J Barnes and Darius Campbell, to Play The Marlowe This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, in May. (more...)

Project Broadway Sponsors Broadway Bound Careers in the Theater & Beyond!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Every child dreams of coming to NYC to become a Broadway star. For a select few this dream might come true. However, if you're a young student in Harlem there's a good chance you've never even been in a Broadway theater; or have any performing arts classes offered to you in your school. You would have no idea that if you're not a talented 'triple threat' that there are many career opportunities in the theater. And that's where Project Broadway and Marc Tumminelli step in. Project Broadway in partnership with Harlem Grown will be hosting a panel discussion and Q&A for over 200 students from PS197, PS154, and PS125 ages 7-12 on Friday March 24th. (more...)

TexARTS Teen Musical Theatre Academy Presents CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

TexARTS' Teen Musical Theatre Academy is jazzed to present Kander & Ebb's blockbuster hit Chicago. The production will run April 1 - 9 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre at TexARTS.    (more...)

Underscore Theatre Company Presents MY NAME IS ANNIE KING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present the world premiere musical thriller MY NAME IS ANNIE KING, the story of a young man who stumbles into the world of a religious cult in backcountry Missouri, becoming intoxicated by its leader and his ideologies. With a bluegrass/folk infused score by Aaron Albert and Katy Rea and book by Krista Pioppa, the new musical is directed by Alex Higgin-Houser. In the tradition of Underscore's 2016 hit musical Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook, some members of the cast will play their own instruments. MY NAME IS ANNIE KING will play April 21 - May 28, 2016 at Underscore's new resident home The Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at underscoretheatre.org.   (more...)

March 2017 Issue of ¬"Dance Ink¬" Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own, written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual relationship between the two languages, both imaginative and newly provocative. Patsy Tarr founded Dance Ink in 1989. (more...)

The Other Theatre Company Announces Chicago Premiere of THREESOME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Other Theatre Company (TOTC) announces the Chicago premiere of Threesome, written by Yussef El Guindi and direction by Jason Gerace, April 14 - May 21 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Previews are Friday, April 14, Saturday, April 15, Thursday, April 20, Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m. Opening day is Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. The performance is 85 minutes with no intermission. The regular performance schedule, April 27 - May 21, is Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets for previews are $25 and for the regular run $30. Tickets are on sale now at theothertheatrecompany.com. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents LADY X ¬Ė A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear, playing from April 21 - June 10, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscriptions are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling (800) 838-3006. (more...)

Rebel and Misfits Brings SEX WITH STRANGERS to St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Rebel and Misfits Productions is thrilled to announce 'Sex with Strangers,' its first project in a new series called 'An Intimate Theatre Project.' The provocative and timely play comes from Laura Eason (House of Cards) and will be directed by New York City's Michelle Bossy. The event runs March 30 through April 15 at a private home in the Central West End (4632 McPherson Avenue). Starting nightly at 8pm, each performance will seat a small, intimate audience of approximately 50 people. (more...)

CRT Downtown presents the Jackpot Comedy THE QUEEN OF BINGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Next on Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown's busy spring schedule is the jackpot comedy "The Queen of Bingo", by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy.  Evening performances at 7:30 PM will play on Friday and Saturday, March 31st  & April 1st, and April 7th & 8th. Matinees are available on April 2nd and 9th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or in person at the CRT Downtown Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. CRT Downtown is located at 24 Port Watson Street in the city of Cortland. (more...)

Joint Study Reveals Gender Disparity in Art Museum Directorships
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas today released findings from the second iteration of their gender gap study, which was designed to deepen understanding of the gender disparity in art museum directorships to help AAMD member institutions advance towards greater gender equity. (more...)

Guest Conductor Richard Egarr Makes His Utah Symphony Debut on an All-Bach Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On March 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Richard Egarr takes to the podium, leading the Utah Symphony in an evening of music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Also featured on the program are Utah Symphony Principal Flutist Mercedes Smith and Concertmaster Madeline Adkins. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Wildclaw Theatre presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly presents THE WOMAN IN BLACK previews Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, press opening, Thursday, March 23rd with public opening Friday, March 24th. The classic bone-chilling play will be performed at The Den Theatre 1333 N Milwaukee Chicago. Thursday-Sundays until April 23rd. Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

Park City Institute presents Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, Creators of Peabody-Award-Winning SERIAL Podcast, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Park City Institute presents SERIAL: NPR's Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, on the Eccles Center Stage, Saturday April 1, at 7:30 PM. The creators of NPR's groundbreaking podcast will take audiences behind the scenes of their pioneering podcast, in their talk, "Bingeworthy Journalism." (more...)

Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Attack of the Phantom of the BBQ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys invites you to enjoy a line-up of brand new stories this summer at THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Attack of the Phantom of the BBQ directed by Joseph Schupbach, playing Mondays at 8 pm from June 19 - July 17 and August 7 - 28, 2017 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Throughout the summer, Barrel of Monkeys will premiere new stories from the 2016-17 school year written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company Members. Tickets are available at www.barrelofmonkeys.org or by calling (773) 506-7140.  (more...)

Photo Flash: American Classic A RAISIN IN THE SUN Comes Alive at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's mainstage season continues with the American classic A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry. The production, running March 24 - April 15, 2017, is directed by Christopher V. Edwards and features Geoffrey Warren Barnes II, Burgess Byrd, and Torie Wiggins in the leading roles. The production is generously sponsored by Johnson Investment Council and Thompson Hine LLP. (more...)

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