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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

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.


Minnesota Opera to Premiere THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, 3/7Minnesota Opera to Premiere THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (January 26, 2015) – Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7–15, 2015in the Ordway Music Theater. Christie is recognized as “ … a top-notch conductor of new works …” by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Based on the novel by Richard Condon and directed by Kevin Newbury, The Manchurian Candidate traces the mysterious story of an American soldier decorated during the Korean War who is brainwashed into becoming an unwitting assassin in a conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government. This taut and suspenseful thriller is the highly anticipated second opera by composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, creators of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night. (more...)

OSF Awarded $125K Grant for Lynn Nottage CommissionsOSF Awarded $125K Grant for Lynn Nottage Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The ?Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is the recipient of a generous grant of $125,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) through the foundation's new Theatre Commissioning and Production Initiative. The grant will support the production of playwright Lynn Nottage's Sweat and a future commission by Ms. Nottage. Sweat is commissioned through OSF's American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle and will premiere at OSF on August 2, 2015 and run through October 31. (more...)

Author Zofia Posmysz Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's Discussion of THE PASSENGER, 2/15Author Zofia Posmysz Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's Discussion of THE PASSENGER, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago today announced several updates to “?Memory and Reckoning,” a confluence of activities related to the Chicago premiere of Mieczys?aw Weinberg's The Passenger, on stage at Lyric February 24 through March 15. This poignant and gripping 20th-century masterpiece portrays the story of the Holocaust from the perspectives of both victim and perpetrator, and was only recently rediscovered after more than 40 years of suppression. “Memory and Reckoning” is a supplemental series of events designed to expand and amplify the themes of this powerful opera. (more...)

Telemundo to Present Special SABOR AL SUPER BOWL, 1/31Telemundo to Present Special SABOR AL SUPER BOWL, 1/31
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Telemundo celebrates the culmination of the 2014 NFL season with the special “Sabor al Super Bowl” this Saturday, January 31 at 3:30PM/2:30C (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre WONDERLAND, ALICE'S ROCK & ROLL ADVENTURE Sets Cast, Creative TeamChicago Children's Theatre WONDERLAND, ALICE'S ROCK & ROLL ADVENTURE Sets Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Wonderland, Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, a new family musical created by top Chicago director Rachel Rockwell and music director Michael Mahler, is Chicago Children's Theatre's big 10th anniversary season finale. (more...)

T. Oliver Reid Joins Cast of CABARET AT THE HUDSON at Irvington Town Hall Theater, 2/16T. Oliver Reid Joins Cast of CABARET AT THE HUDSON at Irvington Town Hall Theater, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

NiCori Studios and Productions and Irvington Town Hall Theater announce the third performance in the Cabaret on the Hudson series. The performance will be held on Monday, February 16 at 8pm. Cabaret on the Hudson is a series that features three outstanding cabaret performers or small groups, each bringing a 25 minute sampling of their New York City cabaret shows to Westchester, NY. Many of the performers are Broadway veterans and have performed in New York City venues such as 54 BELOW, the Oak Room at the Algonquin, Birdland, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Iridium, the Metropolitan Room and Jazz at Lincoln Center to name a few. Cabaret on the Hudson will be hosted by multi-nominated Cabaret singer and host of the 'Music at the Mansion' series, Corinna Sowers Adler and will feature Benet Braun on piano. (more...)

Art Institute of Chicago Opens Exhibit on American Photographer John GossageArt Institute of Chicago Opens Exhibit on American Photographer John Gossage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting the first museum survey ever mounted of American photographer John Gossage's career. John Gossage: Three Routines opened Jan. 22, 2015, and continues through May 3, 2015, in Galleries 188 and 189 in the museum's Modern Wing. (more...)

SingleHop Recognized for Unmatched Customer Service Program, Named Finalist in 2015 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service SingleHop Recognized for Unmatched Customer Service Program, Named Finalist in 2015 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Chicago, IL - SingleHop, a leading provider of on-demand hosted private clouds and managed hosting, today was named a finalist in the ninth annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. In the category of 'Innovation in Customer Service - Computer Industries,' SingleHop is recognized for its unmatched customer service program for the cloud, which provides customers of its cloud solutions with operational transparency, industry-best service level agreements, the industry's only service report card and certified onsite support technicians. Beyond the four pillars of SingleHop's support paradigm, SingleHop customers have unprecedented transparency and control of their infrastructure through SingleHop's LEAP client portal. (more...)

T. Oliver Reid Joins Cast of CABARET AT THE HUDSON at Irvington Town Hall Theater, 2/16T. Oliver Reid Joins Cast of CABARET AT THE HUDSON at Irvington Town Hall Theater, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

NiCori Studios and Productions and Irvington Town Hall Theater announce the third performance in the Cabaret on the Hudson series. The performance will be held on Monday, February 16 at 8pm. Cabaret on the Hudson is a series that features three outstanding cabaret performers or small groups, each bringing a 25 minute sampling of their New York City cabaret shows to Westchester, NY. Many of the performers are Broadway veterans and have performed in New York City venues such as 54 BELOW, the Oak Room at the Algonquin, Birdland, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Iridium, the Metropolitan Room and Jazz at Lincoln Center to name a few. Cabaret on the Hudson will be hosted by multi-nominated Cabaret singer and host of the 'Music at the Mansion' series, Corinna Sowers Adler and will feature Benet Braun on piano. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Chita Rivera Records 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Concert Despite Winter Weather WarningsPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Chita Rivera Records 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Concert Despite Winter Weather Warnings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Broadway shows, other scheduled events and most of New York City shut down last night in preparation for the blizzard predicted to be one of the City's worst winter storms ever. This did not deter Broadway icon Chita Rivera, her musicians or the producers at THIRTEEN who had previously scheduled a concert taping for January 26. THIRTEEN is producing Great Performances: Chita Rivera, a special retrospective to celebrate Ms. Rivera's extraordinary career then and now for broadcast as part of PBS' Fall Arts Festival 2015. (more...)

2015 LearnLaunch Annual Conference Gathered Top Edtech Entrepreneurs, Educators, Investors, Students & Industry Leaders to Discuss Trends & Digital Technologies Driving T2015 LearnLaunch Annual Conference Gathered Top Edtech Entrepreneurs, Educators, Investors, Students & Industry Leaders to Discuss Trends & Digital Technologies Driving T
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

BOSTON, MA - A record number of more than 700 entrepreneurs, educators, students, investors, and industry participants attended the 2015 LearnLaunch Annual Conference Across Boundaries run by LearnLaunch, New England's leading edtech organization. The conference, co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Business School and LearnLaunch Institute, featured over 25 sessions, keynotes, overview panels, interactive workshops, experiential panels, edtech pitch competition, and pre-conference investor summit focused on powering the education technology ecosystem to deliver on edtech's promise. The number of participants at the LearnLaunch Annual Conference has more than doubled over the past two years, indicating the level of interest in the power of digital technologies to address today's education challenges. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Celebrates New Orleans Jazz with the Dukes of Dixieland and the No B.S. Brass Band, 1/31The Richmond Symphony Celebrates New Orleans Jazz with the Dukes of Dixieland and the No B.S. Brass Band, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Join the Richmond Symphony and DUKES of Dixieland for an evening of New Orleans Jazz under the direction of Music Director, Steven Smith on Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. Opening the concert will be local favorite No B.S. Brass Band in their debut with a symphony orchestra. (more...)

IRONMAN and Life Time Announce 'Women For Tri' Board of AdvisorsIRONMAN and Life Time Announce 'Women For Tri' Board of Advisors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

IRONMAN and Life Time-The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM (NYSE: LTM), today announced the appointment of 12 women to its founding Women For Tri Board of Advisors. (more...)

Entrepreneur Launches Guide on How to Have a Thriving BusinessEntrepreneur Launches Guide on How to Have a Thriving Business
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ In the new, idea-rich book Business, Business, Business! The Entrepreneur's Guide to Strategies, Secrets and Savings, serial entrepreneur John Livingstone shares his experience so new and existing entrepreneurs don't make the mistakes that kill so many businesses. There are almost 30 million small businesses in the United States and yet nearly 50 % of new businesses fail by their fifth year, reports the SBA's Office of Advocacy. (more...)

Finance Expert Discusses FINANCIAL ACUITY in New BookFinance Expert Discusses FINANCIAL ACUITY in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

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Hewitt Freiburg Releases RENEGADES AMONG THE TUMBLEWEEDSHewitt Freiburg Releases RENEGADES AMONG THE TUMBLEWEEDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

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World Premiere of Christopher Gattelli and Stephen Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS Comes to The Old Globe This FallWorld Premiere of Christopher Gattelli and Stephen Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS Comes to The Old Globe This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will open its 2015-2016 Season with In Your Arms, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). Co-conceived by Gattelli and Jennifer Manocherian, In Your Arms features 10 dance vignettes written by an incredible and diverse lineup of theatre powerhouses, including Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, and Alfred Uhry. Among them, the creators have amassed 14 Tony Awards, five Pulitzer Prizes, six Pulitzer finalist designations, and one Academy Award. (more...)

JUPITER ASCENDING & International Star Registry Launch New PromotionJUPITER ASCENDING & International Star Registry Launch New Promotion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

International Star Registry is teaming up with Warner Bros. Pictures to celebrate the release of the new movie, Jupiter Ascending, in theaters beginning February 6 th from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. (more...)

IPR Students Contribute ro Audio Creation, Editing for New Major Motion PictureIPR Students Contribute ro Audio Creation, Editing for New Major Motion Picture
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

IPR College of Creative Arts is proud to announce the limited nationwide release of the film 'Americons,' for which IPR students and faculty received credit for the creation and editing of sound effects. (more...)

Hyatt Introduces Hyatt CentricHyatt Introduces Hyatt Centric
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) today introduced Hyatt Centric, a new, full service lifestyle brand designed for business and leisure travelers. The launch marks the sixth brand Hyatt has introduced since 2006, and offers Hyatt the opportunity to again set the standard by using its distinctive approach to empathetic engagement with guests leading to innovation. (more...)

UK Singer/Songwriter George Ezra's New Album 'Wanted On Voyage' Available NowUK Singer/Songwriter George Ezra's New Album 'Wanted On Voyage' Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

It's full speed ahead for breakout UK singer-songwriter George Ezra, whose Columbia Records U.S. album debut,Wanted on Voyage, is available in the US today,January 27 thboth physically and digitally, including a deluxe iTunes version that offers three additional tracks. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/20/2015 - 1/27/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 1/20/2015 - 1/27/2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

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ATC to Stage World Premiere of THE PROJECT(S)ATC to Stage World Premiere of THE PROJECT(S)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

American Theater Company (ATC) presents the third world premiere in its 30th Anniversary season: The Project(s), a documentary play about the history of public housing in Chicago, April 24-May 24, 2015 (press opening April 28). Conceived, co-written and directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and co-written by Joshua Jaeger, The Project(s) innovatively combines documentary theater with a cappella music, body percussion and stepping to create a provocative examination of the successes and failures of public housing that poses the question, 'What is America's responsibility to its poor?' Single tickets for The Project(s) range from $38-$48 and are now on sale at the ATC box office at 773-409-4125 or www.atcweb.org. (more...)

Belly Selects Moki to Gain Control Over 11,500 Customer Facing iPadsBelly Selects Moki to Gain Control Over 11,500 Customer Facing iPads
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

LEHI, UT - Moki announced today that Belly, the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 Customer Facing iPads that power Belly's loyalty program in over 10,000 businesses worldwide.  (more...)

Michael Kors Board of Directors Adds Jane ThompsonMichael Kors Board of Directors Adds Jane Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Michael Kors Holdings Limited, a global luxury lifestyle brand, announced that Jane Thompson has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately. The appointment of Ms. Thompson brings the Company's Board membership to eight, and the Company now has six independent directors within the meaning of the NYSE listing standards and the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines on director independence. (more...)

Warrior Dash To Host Second-Annual World Championship, 10/10Warrior Dash To Host Second-Annual World Championship, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Chicago, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ After a successful first event in 2014, the Warrior Dash World Championship will be returning for a second year to a new location at Milky Way Farm in Pulaski, TN on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The Warrior Dash World Championship is an international 5K obstacle race where elite athletes sprint through the 3.1 mile course to battle for the ultimate bragging rights and thousands of dollars worth of prize money. (more...)

Scoop: MIKE & MOLLY on CBS - Monday, February 16, 2015Scoop: MIKE & MOLLY on CBS - Monday, February 16, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jan 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on MIKE & MOLLY, airing on CBS on Monday, February 16, 2015! (more...)

John O'Hurley to Rejoin CHICAGO National Tour for Washington D.C. RunJohn O'Hurley to Rejoin CHICAGO National Tour for Washington D.C. Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Chicago, which opened to rave reviews on November 14, 1996, now has the distinction of beingthe longest running American musical and the second longest running show in Broadway history. Chicago returns to the National Theatre for one week only, February 10 - 15, 2015, with John O'Hurley as Billy Flynn. (more...)

Violinist Wanzhen Li Heads Celebration of China Concert with RSO, 2/15Violinist Wanzhen Li Heads Celebration of China Concert with RSO, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

anuary 27, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for music-lovers of all ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Highland Park Players' GOODNIGHT MOONPhoto Flash: First Look at the Cast of Highland Park Players' GOODNIGHT MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Highland Park Players present Goodnight Moon, a musical for young audiences, at Edgewood Middle School Auditorium, 929 Edgewood Road in Highland Park on Saturdays and Sundays, February 14, 15, 21, and 22, at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (more...)

Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Come celebrate the one and only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA in a unique solo concert event, coming to The Alden in McLean for one night only on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago to Present Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, 2/25-28Bailiwick Chicago to Present Chicago Casting Auction Production of WONDERFUL TOWN, 2/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

It's no ordinary cast! Dozens of competitors bid for roles in a professionally produced stage production of the Tony Award-winning musical WONDERFUL TOWN at Bailiwick Chicago's annual Chicago CASTING AUCTION. Now, they're ready to take the stage for five performances only, February 25 - 28, 2015 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. With book by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Leonard Bernstein, WONDERFUL TOWN is directed by Bailiwick Chicago Company Member Varris Holmes* with music direction by Kyle Pollio and choreography by Company Member Jon Martinez*. Tickets are available at bailiwickChicago.com. (more...)

Gregg Allman to Play Minneapolis' Pantages, 3/27Gregg Allman to Play Minneapolis' Pantages, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Gregg Allman, the legendary southern rock icon and founding member of The Allman Brothers, brings his eight piece band to Minneapolis at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave.). Allman will perform a range of classics from the Allman Brothers Band, blues covers and his own material. Tickets go on sale at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call ?1.800.982.2787. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Names Lavina Jadhwani as Casting DirectorLifeline Theatre Names Lavina Jadhwani as Casting Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Lifeline Theatre welcomes Lavina Jadhwani as Casting Director beginning February 2 marking the transition of the role from a volunteer position to a salaried member of the administrative staff. (more...)

ANNIE 2014 Movie Remake Now Available For Pre-Order On DVD & Blu-rayANNIE 2014 Movie Remake Now Available For Pre-Order On DVD & Blu-ray
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 27, 2015

Reserve your copy of the new ANNIE! (more...)

PICTURE IMPERFECT Begins 2/28 at Athenaeum TheatrePICTURE IMPERFECT Begins 2/28 at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Athenaeum Theatre and Bread & Roses Productions in association with Inglis Hall Productions and Suzanne M. Gray, have announced the World Premiere of PICTURE IMPERFECT, previewing on February 28, opening on Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m., and running through April 4 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Directed by Michael Stults and written by Joel Z. Cornfield & Richard James Zieman (THE LAST GAME at Stage 773 and THE LAST HAND at The Athenaeum Theatre), PICTURE IMPERFECT tells the story of a single mother and the impossibly conflicted decisions she must make. (more...)

Snow Day Specials- Save on Broadway Tickets Today!Snow Day Specials- Save on Broadway Tickets Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Winter Storm Juno so far has hit with a whimper, BroadwayWorld wants to keep you in the loop on what to expect for today. Below, check out our roundup of NYC snow day discounts! (more...)

Imagine Dragons, No Doubt & More Set for 3rd Annual BottleRockImagine Dragons, No Doubt & More Set for 3rd Annual BottleRock
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

January 27, 2015: General admission single day passes for the third annual BottleRock music, food, wine and brew festival (May 29-31, 2015) will be available tomorrow, Wednesday, January 28 at 10:00 a.m. PST and may be purchased at BottleRockNapaValley.com and Eventbrite.com. A limited quantity of single day tickets will be available at $99 per person. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Present Neil Simon's RUMORS, 3/6-22BrightSide Theatre to Present Neil Simon's RUMORS, 3/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district continues its 4th season with Neil Simon's one and only farce - Rumors. Directed by Aaron Henrickson and playing March 6-March 22, 2015 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville. (more...)

OPTION UP! to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary 2/8 at Stage 773OPTION UP! to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary 2/8 at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Option Up!, the acclaimed musical theater cabaret and talk-show, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in The Cab at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. Featuring Aaron Benham and Christopher Pazdernik, Option Up! runs the second Sunday of each month through May 10 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Juno Recovery! Broadway Clears the Snow for Performances TonightPhoto Coverage: Juno Recovery! Broadway Clears the Snow for Performances Tonight
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jan 27, 2015

Winter Storm Juno has come and gone, leaving New York City's theatre district snowy, but ready for business tonight! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos of the city streets in recovery from the storm! BroadwayWorld wants to keep you in the loop on what to expect for today. Click here to check out our roundup of NYC snow day discounts! (more...)

NBC's MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT Ties for #4 for Week in Key DemoNBC's MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT Ties for #4 for Week in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

NBC has averaged a 1.3 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Jan. 19-25 in adults 18-49, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

TOsketchfest 'Best of the Fest' Winner to Receive TV Development DealTOsketchfest 'Best of the Fest' Winner to Receive TV Development Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) has announced a new enhancement to their annual Best of the Fest Award, which will see the winning troupe receive a television development deal with Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall, and TOsketchfest, in partnership with Accent Entertainment (Young Drunk Punk, Take This Waltz). (more...)

NBCSN to Air Six NHL Matches This WeekNBCSN to Air Six NHL Matches This Week
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

NBCSN presents six NHL matchups this week, featuring teams with nine of the last 10 NHL MVP winners, rematches of the 2014 Eastern and Western Conference Finals, and a Wednesday Night Rivalry showdown between Sidney Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET. NHL Live – NBC Sports Group's pre- and post-game studio show – will provide coverage on-site from “Super Bowl Central” in downtown Phoenix, Ariz., as part of NBC Sports' multi-platform coverage surrounding Super Bowl XLIX, which airs on NBC on Sunday, Feb. 1. (more...)

Chicago Collector Barbara Levy Kipper Gifts Asian Art Collection to the Art InstituteChicago Collector Barbara Levy Kipper Gifts Asian Art Collection to the Art Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced today that Barbara Levy Kipper has pledged to give the Museum nearly 400 items from her exceptional collection of Buddhist ritual objects and Asian ethnic jewelry. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez Boards Next Month's BROADWAY LOVE BenefitMandy Gonzalez Boards Next Month's BROADWAY LOVE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Mandy Gonzalez 'In the Heights'/'Wicked' & Michael Cusumano 'American in Paris/Chicago' join the cast of 'BROADWAY LOVE' concert with Kerry Butler, Christine Pedi, Constantine Maroulis, James Carpinello, Telly Leung and More at HT Musical Theatre to raise money for arts students on February 2nd. (more...)

Julia Faulkner Named Director of Vocal Studies at Ryan Opera CenterJulia Faulkner Named Director of Vocal Studies at Ryan Opera Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Julia Faulkner has been named the director of vocal studies for The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, Lyric Opera of Chicago's renowned professional artist-development program, announced Lyric's general director Anthony Freud. (more...)

Henry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music GroupHenry Mancini Estate Taps Spirit Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The estate of Henry Mancini has chosen leading independent music publisher Spirit Music Group to administer the prestigious music publishing catalog of Henry Mancini for North America as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group. The catalog was previously administered by Universal Music Publishing Group (the company retains admin rights to the catalog outside of North America). (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: January 26- February 1, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: January 26- February 1, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 26, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20HEAT WAVE, ANGRY FAGS and 'MOTHER EARTH' Set for Steppenwolf's GARAGE REP 2015, Beginning 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company begins performances for Garage Rep 2015 on February 20, 2015, which features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth. These innovative storefront companies will perform in rotating repertory under Steppenwolf's banner for ten weeks. (more...)

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