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Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con música de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por más de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de más de 850 millones de dólares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los años 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crímenes 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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Jason Forbach and Phoenix Best Sign on for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Jason Forbach, who was recently featured in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables and Phoenix Best who made her Broadway debut in The Color Purple will star in this summer's production of Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/23/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4/23/2017. (more...)

Gogo Bolsters In-Flight Connectivity Capacity Over North America and the Pacific with SES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Robert J. Mylod, Jr. Named to The Priceline Group's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Fox Theatre Welcomes John Prine with Kacey Musgraves this November
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Long considered a "songwriter's songwriter," JOHN PRINE is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. (more...)

Jewish/Palestinian DOUBLE EXPOSURE Drama Anthology Gets Panel in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

How did two strangers, a Boston-born Jew in Montreal and a Gaza-born Palestinian in Melbourne, embark on such a challenging artistic journey to edit Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas, the first English-language anthology worldwide in any genre of drama, prose or poetry by Jewish and Palestinian writers? (more...)

Newsday Theatre Critic Linda Winer Resigns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

According to a recent interview with American Theatre, longtime theatre reviewer for Newsday, Linda Winer, has resigned. She explains: 'Newspapers have to go in a different direction, and I actually don't want to go in that direction. I hope I'm still going to be able to do reviewing, but I don't know. I'm not hopping to another job, for first time in my life. I don't have a plan. But I want to do more satisfying writing.' (more...)

Trombone Shorty Announces Fall Headline Tour; New Single 'No Good Time' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Trombone Shorty has released “No Good Time,” the third single from Parking Lot Symphony, the Blue Note debut by the beloved bandleader, singer, songwriter and horn-blower born Troy Andrews, which comes out this Friday, April 28. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Broadway Arts Camp Co-Founder, Alexis Carra
by West of Broadway - Apr 24, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong sits down with Broadway Veteran and Co-founder of Broadway Arts Camp, Alexis Carra to discuss her journey from Broadway to Hollywood. Alexis also shares some stories from backstage and on set as well as her motivation behind her love of teaching and why her and her partner Chryssie Whitehead founded this west coast musical theater camp. (more...)

Fugard Theatre Presents World Premiere of THE EULOGISTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present the world premiere of double Fleur du Cap writer award winner Louis Viljoen's new play, THE EULOGISTS. Viljoen is the Fugard Theatre's Writer in Residence and THE EULOGISTS excitingly marks his first offering in this position. THE EULOGISTS will run from 30 May until 24 June 2017 in the Fugard Studio Theatre. (more...)

NBC Wins the Night Among the Big 4; LITTLE BIG SHOTS is No. 1 Show
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

NBC wins Sunday among the Big 4 nets with timeslot victories at 8, 9 and 10 for “Little Big Shots,” “Chicago Justice” and “Shades of Blue.” Each of those shows ranks #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in every key demographic. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Adjmi's 3C at A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2016-17 Season with the Chicago premiere of 3C, written by David Adjmi and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production runs now through June 4, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. The press opening is tonight, April 24, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of SUPERIOR DONUTS at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Superior Donuts, running at the Omaha Community Playhouse May 5 - June 6, 2017 in the Howard Drew Theatre, takes place in the historic Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, where Arthur Przybyszewski runs the donut shop that has been in his family for 60 years. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)

BWW Feature: World Premiere of [MISS] by Playwrights' Round Table
by Kimberly Moy - Apr 24, 2017

Sometimes doing what is right is hard. Being a woman in a man's world is also hard. [MISS} explores the challenges faced by one of the first woman FDA researchers Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey. This play by W.L. Newkirk is a world premiere by Playwrights' Round Table and promises to be one of the most talked about plays of the season. (more...)

Skating Polly Announce US Tour with X! 'New Trick' EP Out 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Skating Polly is excited to announce that they will be joining X on tour in early May following the April 28th release of their New Trick EP that features Nina Gordon and Louise Post from Veruca Salt. The EP was produced by Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Sunny Day Real Estate, Smashing Pumpkins) and is the follow-up to 2016's The Big Fit LP. (more...)

NBC Sports Group NHL Playoff Coverage Begins in Second Round
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Coming off a Stanley Cup Playoff first round that saw a record 18 games require overtime, NBC Sports Group has announced its second-round telecast schedule and game commentary pairings through Game 4. (more...)

OUT! Chicago and Illinois LGBTQ Visitor's Guide Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Visitors to Chicago and Illinois have a guide to help navigate LGBTQ and mainstream events and places to see: The 2017 OUT! Chicago and Illinois LGBTQ Visitor's Guide is now available. (more...)

Stars of HAMILTON and Lin-Manuel Miranda's Father, Luis, to Speak at Forefront Luncheon in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Forefront, Illinois' association for nonprofits, grant-makers, advisors and social impact organizations, has announced Luis A. Miranda, Jr. and cast members from the Chicago company of HAMILTON as keynote speakers at the 43rd annual Forefront Luncheon. (more...)

The Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that the North Carolina Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September 15, 2017 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. (more...)

Sohu.com Reports First Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Disney/ABC Announce Over 160 ABC Stations Signed to Launch Over-the-Top Services
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Disney|ABC Television Group is announcing that it has signed more than 160 stations – including those owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, The E.W. Scripps Company, Hearst Television, TEGNA Media, among many others. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Keenah Armitage
by Broadway's Backbone - Apr 24, 2017

In this episode: Keenah Armitage began her career as a modern dancer, performed on Broadway and at Radio City, and now is a thriving success coach. With the goal of eradicating the term 'starving artist,' Keenah inspires and encourages musical theatre performers to clearly focus on their career intentions, overcoming fear, taking one's power back, and to truly accept: what's mine is mine. With a philosophy that there is plenty for everyone and abundance is a reality, Keenah begins her coaching with first discovering how to detach from the outcome. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, May 15 through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. (more...)

Optimal IdM Releases Authentication-As-A-Service Offering
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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National Aviary, Pittsburgh International Airport partner to welcome Birdly: Virtual reality machine allows participants to fly like a bird
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Winning Producer, Sue Frost
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 24, 2017

Sue Frost is one of the most inspirational producers working on Broadway. In addition to her indefatigable generosity, Sue is one of the theatre's loudest advocates for new musicals. In addition to the Tony Award winning Memphis, Sue also produced MAKE ME A SONG, FIRST DATE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and one of Behind the Curtain's favorite musicals, this season's COME FROM AWAY. Sue pulls back the curtain on her career, including how a train ride to Washington DC cemented her journey, what was the impetus to produce COME FROM AWAY, and why she refunded 1,506 people in one night! Also, Sue walks us through the process of producing a new musical!  (more...)

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Apr 24, 2017

If you go to the theater for enjoyment, Cleveland Play House's "Freaky Friday" is your thing. If you go to the theater to see marvelous talent, in a well-directed, well-conceived show, "Freaky Friday" is your thing. If you don't go to theater but have always wondered what a Broadway show is like, "Freaky Friday" is your thing. Yes, if you don't go see "Freaky Friday" you are going to miss out on a special event! (more...)

Project Y Theatre Company Commissions 9 Plays by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In an effort to broaden opportunities for women playwrights, Project Y Theatre Company has commissioned nine female playwrights in two separate productions, Great Again, an evening of plays by Crystal Skillman and Chiori Miyagawa, and The Hrosthvitha Project, 7 adaptations of the 10th century female-written play 'Dulcitius' written by playwrights Caridad Svich, Pia Wilson, Julienne Hairston, Michole Biancosino, Lia Romeo, Stacie Lents, and Erin Mallon. (more...)

Boise Philharmonic to Perform HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Morrison Center announced today that the Boise Philharmonic will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone In Concert on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The concert will feature the Boise Philharmonic performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams' unforgettable score. (more...)

Urban Stages to Honor Designer Tony Walton with Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 'The Magic of Set and Costume Design' by presenting the 2017 Urban Stages' Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning legendary set and costume designer Tony Walton presented by Broadway, television and film star Melissa Errico ('Billions', My Fair Lady, High Society, Encores' Do I Hear a Waltz?) at their gala benefit at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 15, 2017. (more...)

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents THE COMEDY LOTTERY 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall presents a night of improv with The Comedy Lottery by the Florida Studio Theatre on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

BWW Preview: THE LAST FIVE YEARS: IN CONCERT at La Sala Rossa
by Maggie Owen - Apr 24, 2017

In The Wings Promotions presents Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years in concert on April 28th, 2017, at Montreal's beloved and historic La Sala Rossa. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Comes from Away to Chat with Jenn Colella
by Theater People Podcast - Apr 24, 2017

On Monday, April 24 the Theater People podcast welcome's COME FROM AWAY star Jenn Colella. For the episode, Colella recounts her experience with the new Broadway musical--based on true events--from winning the role to meeting and befriending her real-life counterpart. She also shares fascinating stories from her previous work on Broadway. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret presents Billy Porter in BROADWAY AND SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

???????Bay Area Cabaret celebrates their season finale with Tony and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter performing Broadway and Soul. Entertainment weekly says, 'Billy Porter is remarkable in a star-making turn." As the irrepressible Lola in the musical Kinky Boots, Billy made an indelible mark on Broadway when his electrifying performance earned him the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critic Circle Awards. (more...)

THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connection to the intent of their material while bringing a fresh energy and dynamic character to the color and tonal spectrum of their sound. (more...)

Dates Rich in Bioactive Compounds Help Help Maintain a Healthy Metabolism
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Dates grown in the Coachella Valley in California are found to be rich in bioactive compounds that may help maintain a healthy metabolism by using the body's own natural systems, suggests a new study presented today at the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting in Chicago. (more...)

Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom, and Ruby Stokes to Star in West End Production of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Rehearsals began today (24 April 2017) for the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre. Joining the previously announced Miranda Hart who will play Miss Hannigan are Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily. (more...)

Broadway Noire to Celebrate African American Culture in MAKE THEM HEAR YOU at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Derrick Byars and the cast of Make Them Hear You will bring their celebration of African American culture in musical theatre to Feinstein's/54 Below! Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway Noire on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. Directed and Produced by Byars, Make Them Hear You follows the musical journey from the 1920's through the present and shows how we have made them hear us!  (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 24-30 , 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 24, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of April 24-30, 2017. (more...)

Kendrick Lamar Will Bear Witness With The DAMN. Tour !
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Seven-time Grammy-winning hip-hop Renaissance man, Kendrick Lamar, is set to embark on The DAMN. Tour this summer, announced today. (more...)

Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth (The Nance, The Book of Mormon, The English Patient, Midnight Cowboy) will receive the 2017 Merritt Award.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Lyric Opera Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Apr 24, 2017

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Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

NTC Stages the Much-Awarded Drama AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Theater Company completes its successful 2016- 2017 season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County, a drama that scored a rare trifecta, winning a Tony, a Drama Desk Award, and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize of Drama. The NTC production is directed by Terry McGovern and Nan Ayers. It is produced by Kim Bromley and Sandy Lelich. August: Osage County runs May 19-June 4 at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Blue Man Group Holds Final Round of Fourth Annual Drum-Off at Florida Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Blue Man Group has teamed up with Florida Music Festival to host the fourth annual Drum-Off in downtown Orlando. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere of KING OF THE ROAD Rolls into Laguna Beach
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the fifth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, a world premiere musical KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY, written by Cort Casady & Mary Arnold Miller, music by Roger Miller, musical direction by Omar D. Brancato and directed by Andrew Barnicle. (more...)

Centerstage Announces World Premiere of CARDINAL SINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Four years ago, the Centerstage Board commissioned its Artistic Director, Alan Bryce, to write three new shows. The first of these, For All That, was nominated for a Gregory Award as "Most Outstanding New Play of 2015". The second, Death on the Supermarket Shelf, about the Chicago Tylenol Murders of 1982, received critical acclaim. The third in the series, Cardinal Sins, opens on Saturday, May 13th. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

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