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Porchlight Music Theatre Announces the Latest Edition of the NEW FACES SING BROADWAY SERIES 3/14- 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the latest performance in its 2016 - 2017 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1969, hosted by E. Faye Butler, co-directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo and Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello, is Monday, March 14at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie and Tuesday, March 15 at the Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway at 7:30 p.m.  In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 - 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre last year created this Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway, as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. Each edition is a journey from the start to the finish of a entire musical season on Broadway, peppered with photos and films of the era in an exciting multimedia presentation with a favorite Chicago theatre veteran hosting and introducing the next generation of music theatre artists while acting as your guide through a past season on the Great White Way. Seating is general admission; tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org.  (more...)

Old School Square to Present 13 Audience-Wowing Concerts & Shows in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Old School Square is presenting 13 outstanding shows and concerts in April. Tickets for all of them are available for online purchase now at www.OldSchoolSquare.org. (more...)

Jeff-Recommended BY THE BOG OF CATS Extends to 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company's production of By the Bog of Cats, by Marina Carr, will extend its run by an additional three weeks to meet the overwhelming demand for seats. The Chicago Tribune's Kerry Reid said of it 'Mossman and his cast dig into the textures of Carr's script with gusto and sensitivity. Collins gives a bravura performance.' The Artistic Home's production, which opened to the press on February 13,  is directed by Jeff Award winner and ensemble member John Mossman. (more...)

Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY to Open Raven Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raven Theatre Company, which will turn 35 years old in March of 2018, announced today that its upcoming 2017-18 season will give Chicago audiences their first looks at plays by three of America's most acclaimed young playwrights. (more...)

About Face Theatre Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff to Step Down
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Board of Directors of About Face Theatre announced today that Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff will step down at the conclusion of the company's 2016-17 season. (more...)

The Revival Announces April Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Revival, Hyde Park's comedy theater, announces its lineup of shows and events playing in April 2017. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same corner where it was invented in 1955! (more...)

Assaf featuring Nathan Nicholson 'Lost Souls' Out Now on Black Sunset | Armada
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Teaming up with Nathan Nicholson, the lead vocalist of the band, The Boxer Rebellion, Assaf releases his latest single. Assaf featuring Nathan Nicholson's “Lost Souls” (Black Sunset | Armada) is out now. (more...)

Elisa Monte Dance To Offer Interactive and Immersive Dance Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

 Elisa Monte Dance, an emotionally charged and highly acclaimed dance company that champions individuality, has moved into a creative realm of audience interaction and immersion with their latest works. (more...)

Casting Announced for Once-Lost Tennessee Williams Play NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The cast of Raven Theatre Company's premiere of Tennessee Williams' Not About Nightingales has been announced, with Raven Founding Artistic Director Michael Menendian directing. The play's action revolves around the tyrannical prison warden Boss Whalen's inhumane treatment of the inmates in his island prison.  Deciding they have had enough, and inspired by their de facto leader Butch, the inmates of Hall C fight back by waging a hunger strike. When it garners media attention, Boss Whalen responds with torture.  All the while, Whalen's inmate assistant Jim and new secretary Eva struggle with the moral dilemma of either exposing the strike and losing their jobs or assisting Whalen in keeping it under wraps.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Disney's TARZAN Gets Chicago Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, NightBlue Performing Arts Company opens its 2017 season with the Chicago premiere of 'Disney's TARZAN: The Broadway Musical' at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones.  Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Irish Drama BY THE BOG OF CATS to Play The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter. (more...)

Tove Lo, Wiz Khalifa Among Lineup for 7th Annual Governors Ball Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Founders Entertainment is proud to announce the lineup for the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival. (more...)

BLIZZARD '67 Extends Into March at 16th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th anniversary season begins with BLIZZARD '67 by JON STEINHAGEN directed by ANN FILMER now runs through March 4, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn.   (more...)

Photo Flash: A Red Orchid Theatre Presents THE NETHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre continues 2016- 2017 Season with the Chicago premiere of The Nether, written by Jennifer Haley,directed by Ensemble Member Karen Kessler. The Nether features Ensemble Members Guy Van Swearingen and Doug Vickers with Maya Hlava, Ashley Neal and Steve Schine. The production runs January 26 - March 12, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Press Opening is January 30, 2017 at 7 p.m.  (more...)

PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT Extends Into March at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, the company's inaugural production in their two-stage Pride Arts Center, has added an extra four weeks of performances and will now close on Sunday, March 12 rather than the previously announced February 12. (more...)

OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show to Premiere at Upright Citizens Brigade
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

In February 2017, the New York-based OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show will perform their bi-monthly show at UCB Chelsea (307 West 26th Street in Manhattan) on Monday, February 6th at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $7. Every month OSFUG puts on a new half hour of super short, wildly funny sketches for a refreshingly brisk yet polished show. (more...)

Lard Dog Gets A New Home This Spring In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lard Dog Gets A New Home This Spring In NYC- Peoples Improv Theater For The Month Of March!  (more...)

Camelback Resort Announces 'Boarding for Breast Cancer', 'Diana Golden Memorial Race' and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Camelback Resort's Diana Golden Memorial Race honors the late, Diana Golden, one of the greatest, most successful disabled athletes of all time, and culminates the end of Camelback Resort's Adaptive Camp, which runs Feb. 7 – Feb. 11 for 5-8 year-old skiers and snowboarders with physical disabilities. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces World Premiere of VALLEY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to kick-off 2017 with the announcement of its 15th season. Comments Artistic Director David Cerda, 'We really want to thank our audiences for keeping us going for the past 15 years with their love and support, so we are doing a mix of new, old and most requested from our audience for our audience.'  (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

The Agency Theater Collective to Premiere SKIN FOR SKIN at Rivendell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective has announced its spring production of the world premiere of Skin For Skin, written by Paul Pasulka and directed by Michael Menendian, February 28  - April 2, at the Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave. (more...)

WICKED AFTER DARK Cabaret to Benefit BC/EFA at The Abbey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Center Orlando and members of the National Touring Company of Wicked will host 'WICKED After Dark,' a charitable cabaret concert benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and The GLBT Center of Central Florida on Thursday, January 26th at The Abbey in downtown Orlando. (more...)

Visiting Orchestras, World Premieres, Films and More Slated for February 2017 with the TSO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

With two visiting orchestras, classical landmarks by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schumann, high-status guest artists, two World Premieres, and the continuation of the films with live orchestra series, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) offers heart-warming music for the cold month of February. As part of the TSO's Canada Mosaic project, audiences will be treated on several occasions to new, brief orchestral works called Sesquies, to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary. (more...)

Chicago Launches Deaf Theatre and Arts Company CHICAGO D(ART) with David Rush's POLICE DEAF NEAR FAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Chicago D(ART), or Deaf ART, is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural season with David Rush's Police Deaf Near Far. Loosely based on actual events - Police Deaf Near Far follows the parallel stories of a young Deaf rights activist and two police officers as their worlds tragically collide. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Broadway League Explains Broadway Snow Days- Be Prepared for Winter 2017!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2017

With this first major snowfall of 2017, New York City must again cope with school closures, delays in public transportation, and potentially a lot more. (more...)

Grammy-nominated Recording Artist Shawn Mullins to Play Alhambra Theatre & Dining 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Grammy®-nominated Singer/Songwriter Shawn Mullins will play a gig in the Alhambra After Dark music series at Jacksonville's iconic Alhambra Theatre & Dining.  Mullins, nominated for a Grammy Award for his breakout song, "Lullaby," is touring North America to promote My Stupid Heart, his new album available now on Rounder Sugar Hill. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Presents 13th Annual NEW CREATIONS FESTIVAL, March 4-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) proudly presents its 13th annual New Creations Festival, March 4-11, 2017. Bold, experimental, and cutting edge, this year's Festival is curated by Polaris Music Prize-winner Owen Pallett, a renowned Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist. The 2017 New Creations Festival fuses the pop- and classical-music worlds, with a touch of electronic music, a little dose of improvisation, and a blend of Aboriginal and folk sounds. To further enhance the Festival, concertgoers can enjoy an array of ancillary events-curated by Canadian composer Abigail Richardson-Schulte-including pre-concert performances, intermission chats, and post-concert parties (all included with concert tickets). The Festival also features two more free events: Composers in Conversation, a forum presented in collaboration with the Canadian Music Centre on March 7, and a noon-hour concert at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, presented in collaboration with the Canadian Opera Company on March 9. All New Creations Festival performances are part of Canada Mosaic-a Signature Project of Canada 150. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Company presents FACELESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

irector Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ Jones. Faceless runs January 26 - March 4, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month's performers include Mark Nadler 'Cole Porter After Dark', Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy 'Babe' Robinson, Bob Egan (for his Bob Egan Showcase) and, Michael Richard Kelly. Additionally, the dynamic duo, Eddie Bruce and Paula Johns, are set to perform March 29, 30 and 31.  Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room - the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s - is located at 287 Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. See www.dinosbackstage.com or call 215-884-2000 for more information, including specific music charges and minimums in The Celebrity Room. (more...)

York Theatre to Present Off-Broadway Premiere of MARRY HARRY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

The York Theatre Company, announces the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Directed and choreographed by York favorite Bill Castellino (Cagney, Storyville), performances are set to begin Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017 (more...)

TIFF Unveils 2017 Lineup of Programs & Programmers
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Coming off a 2016 Festival that introduced more awards season favourites than any other single event, the Toronto International Film Festival organizers today announced their 2017 lineup of programmes and programmers — with a renewed commitment to bold, discerning curation. (more...)

Josh Wolf to Hit Comedy Works Downtown This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Comedian, actor, and writer Josh Wolf has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. He will headline Comedy Works Downtown at Larimer Square from March 30-April 1, 2017. (more...)

16th Street Theater presents INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the National New Play Network rolling world premiere of INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by KAREN ZACARÍAS adapted from the novel by LUIS ALBERTO URREA and co-directed by ANN FILMER and MIGUEL NUÑEZ, April 13 - May 20, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, April 20 @ 7:30 PM.   (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Explore the Immigrant Experience with IN TO AMERICA Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company will continue 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. (more...)

National Pork Board Teams Up with Award-Winning Chef Jose Mendin to Create the First-Ever Pork Burger at Burger Bash at the 2017 Food Network and Cooking Channel South Be
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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Guggenheim Presents Public Programs and Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the following public programs and film series in conjunction with the exhibitions Tales of Our Time and Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim. MORE > (more...)

Assaf's 'Lost Souls' featuring Nathan Nicholson Out Now on Black Sunset | Armada
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Magical. Tormented. Alive. The ethereal, hauntingly evocative music of DJ and electronic dance music producer, Assaf, is at once filled with angst and beauty. His music has the ability to impart the sensation that time collapses upon itself, as though eternity stretches b (more...)

HAND TO GOD Comes to Philadelphia Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2016-2017 season with the Tony-nominated comedy Hand to God by Robert Askins on March 31-April 30.  Directed by Matt Pfeiffer with Robert Smythe as puppet designer and puppet movement director, the all-Philadelphia cast features Grace Gonglewski, Alex Keiper, Aubie Merrylees, Matteo Scammell, and William Zielinski. (more...)

Lauren Paris Joins PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT Tonight at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Pride Films and Plays has announced the addition of Lauren Paris to the cast of its critically acclaimed and Jeff-recommended Chicago premiere of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. (more...)

OSFUG to Perform Bi-Monthly Show at UCB Chelsea
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On February 20, 2017, the New York-based OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show will perform their bi-monthly show at UCB Chelsea (307 West 26th Street in Manhattan) at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $7. Every month OSFUG puts on a new half hour of super short, wildly funny sketches for a refreshingly brisk yet polished show. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problemruns March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago.  (more...)

Fitness Travel Spotlight: CAMELBACK RESORT in Tannersville Pa. for Galactic Snowtubing and Much More
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 28, 2016

Broadwayworld.com was at Camelback Resort in Tannersville, Pennsylvania when they debuted their new attraction, Galactic Snowtubing. This winter activity can now be enjoyed by guests along with the other wonderful opportunities at Camelback Resort. (more...)

Adaptation of Jean Racine's PHEDRE Opening Next Week at Trap Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Trap Door Theatre will present Phedre by Jean Racine, adapted by Paul Schmidt, and directed by Nicole Wiesner, running Thursday, January 5, 2016, through Saturday, February 11, 2016, playing Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM. (more...)

Kevin Delaney Hosts Science Channel's All-New Series STREET SCIENCE, 1/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

In Science Channel's all-new series STREET SCIENCE, science guy Kevin Delaney leaves his lab behind to hit the streets for experiments that are so unusual, off-beat, and so unexpected they will blow your mind. (more...)

Steve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that his longtime creative collaborator, Artistic Associate and Producer Steve Scott, will direct the theater's production of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! this spring. Scott assumes this responsibility from Falls, who was originally announced as the production's director. (more...)

Photo Flash: See MIMI AND THE MOUNTAIN DRAGON Brought to Life at Skewbald Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Skewbald Theatre create a magical winter adventure full of lively songs, magical puppets and plenty of audience interaction at Bloomsbury Studio this Christmas. Children aged 3-8 and their families are transported to the snow capped mountains of Switzerland and the little village of Dorta where the villagers bang their drums, blow their horns and ring the bells to keep the fearsome Mountain Dragon away. (more...)

BWW Preview: CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN in Tannersville, Pa. Opening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Camelback Resort will open for day and night skiing and snowboarding on Thursday, Dec. 15, officially launching its 53rd ski season. The Snowtubing Park, the largest in the nation, will open on Saturday, Dec. 17. (more...)

MoMA Presents NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: ARTISTS HOLIDAY PARTY, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

MoMA presents Night at the Museum: Artists Holiday Party, Friday, December 16, 2016 8pm-midnight. (more...)

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