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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.


EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW INTERVIEWS: Writer And Comedian Lizzy Mace
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2014

Comedy writer and actress Lizzy Mace speaks to us about her second solo show 'Overlooked' at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. (more...)

PhysIQ Predictive Analytic Technology for Proactive Health Monitoring is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PhysIQ has announced the company launch based on its proprietary predictive analytic technology for human physiology. PhysIQ is the first patient-centered predictive analytics platform for both the regulated Healthcare and unregulated Health & Fitness markets. This novel platform is designed to reliably detect subtle changes in vital signs and other health indicators helpful to both clinicians in managing patients who are suffering from chronic illness, as well as consumers interested in tracking their own health and fitness levels. The PhysIQ platform constructs a personalized baseline norm for each person monitored, rather than simple trending or comparison to population-based statistics. It can also be embedded into patient monitoring devices from other manufacturers who are seeking to design 'smarter' products. (more...)

American Airlines Group Reports Highest Quarterly Profit In Company History
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) today reported its second quarter 2014 results. (more...)

United Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Profit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

United Airlines (UAL) today reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $919 million, an increase of 51 percent year-over-year, or $2.34 per diluted share, excluding $130 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $789 million, or $2.01 per diluted share. (more...)

Momondo Launches Trip Finder to Inspire Curious Travelers with New Adventures
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Trip Finder users can enter as many travel criteria as they like, including budget, seasonality, weather preferences and travel "mood," including Romantic, Family, Cultural, Social, Local or Fancy. Trip Finder then combines airline ticket prices, weather and geographical information with momondo's own hand-picked content for each location, presenting results as a mosaic of possible destinations that includes a short description, practical information and photos. Users can then conduct a search for airline tickets to that destination. (more...)

DreamWorks Animation Introduces DreamPlace - A Revolutionary New Way To Celebrate The Holiday Shopping Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

GLENDALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ It's a little known fact that Shrek, the curmudgeonly ogre best known for fiercely protecting his swamp, actually dedicates his Christmas vacation to helping families find Santa but this year the secret is out! DreamWorks Animation (DWA), the global family entertainment brand best known for award-winning storytelling and industry-leading innovation, makes its official foray into the retail space with the launch of DreamPlace. A state-of-the-art reimagining of the holiday retail experience, DreamPlace is a 2,000-square-foot holiday cottage and combines the latest technology with magical storytelling from creative minds behind such hit franchises as Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon. DreamPlace reimagines one of the signature moments of childhood meeting Santa Claus. This unique and interactive experience is set to debut in a total of seven locations nationwide owned by both General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) and Forest City Enterprises (NYSE: FCE.A). (more...)

Los Improviachis to Perform at Crown Point Community Theatre, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Crown Point, Indiana is known for incarcerating famous gangsters (John Dillinger), being the center point of movies (Public Enemies, a movie about Dillinger, was shot there), and for being a former "marriage mill" (no, Dillinger was not married there). One thing that isn't known is the variety of programming Crown Point Community Theatre is producing. CPCT is going to throw another comedic fiesta by hosting Los Improviachis, the world's only improvised mariachi band, on Saturday August 16th starting at 8 PM at 1125 Merrillville Road. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Drekfest 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

DrekFest is on a mission to expose bad writing for what it really is: damn funny. We are not out to make fun of writers or those who love them. We are asking good writers to intentionally write awful plays so that we may laugh at them. (more...)

Life Fitness to Launch Hammer Strength Apparel Performance Wear Line
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

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New ANNIE Movie Social Media Image Released
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 24, 2014

More colorful new social media images have been released to promote the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE and are now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release. (more...)

Ron Cohn to Celebrate Birthday with a Cole Porter Cabaret Show, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Local performer Ron Cohn will celebrate his birthday with a cabaret show about his favorite composer, Cole Porter at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 2 PM. He will be joined by local musical director Christopher Marlowe and presented by Les Michaels Life Is A Cabaret Sundays In Summer Series. (more...)

Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs and Hundreds of Prime Playlists Added
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

"The response we've had to Prime Music has far exceeded our expectations and we're excited to make Prime Music even more valuable for Prime members," said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. "Prime Music was introduced just over a month ago and we've already significantly expanded the Prime Music catalog. Prime members have been telling us how much they love Prime Playlists, so we're also pleased to offer hundreds of great new playlists to make it easier to enjoy the best of Prime Music." (more...)

Judah & the Lion Announce Fall US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Judah & the Lion is announcing their first ever US headlining tour following the news of the September 9th release of their debut album Kids These Days on Good Time Records. The US trek will kick off on October 1st in Ashville, NC at New Earth Music Hall and have the boys playing 200-400 capacity rooms with stops in several major cities along the way including Atlanta, GA/Masquerade on October 4th, New York City/The Studio at Webster Hall on October 8th, Denver, CO/Larimer Lounge on November 8th, Minneapolis, MN/7th Street Entry on November 13th and Chicago, IL/Schubas on November 15th. The nearly two month long trek will have the boys out until the week before Thanksgiving. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Michelle Fairley Headed to ABC's RESURRECTION
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Internationally acclaimed actress Michelle Fairley, best known for her role as Catelyn Stark on HBO's “Game of Thrones,” will return -- in more ways than one -- to network television this fall, in a season-long arc on ABC's hit series, “Resurrection.” The second-season premiere of “Resurrection” will air SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on the network. (more...)

Exact Data's Latest Business Database Update Refreshes Records for Manufacturing Mailing Lists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Exact Data, a Chicago company specializing in direct marketing solutions, recently completed an update to its business database of over 42 million listings. Even more professional contacts were added to Manufacturing Mailing Lists in the most recent update. These lists span a huge variety of industries, for instance: Automotive Manufacturing Business Mailing List Apparel Accessories and Apparel Manufacturing Mailing List Electronic Component Manufacturers Mailing List (more...)

Stern Pinball Inc. Brings Pinball Back to Comic-Con International
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

MELROSE PARK, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced today it will be exhibiting at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014. Show attendees will have the opportunity to play Stern's newly re-released Iron Man Vault Edition machine, as well as the critically acclaimed Metallica pinball game. Fans will have a chance to meet Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, enter to win exciting prizes and participate in Stern's fourth-annual pinball tournament at the Stern Pinball booth. (more...)

RichRelevance and Tapad Team Up to Advance Retail Advertising
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ RichRelevance, the global leader in omnichannel personalization, and Tapad, the leader in cross-device marketing technology, today announced a strategic partnership to deepen retail advertising engagement and drive new levels of performance. The partnership unites two of the most innovative technology providers to provide brands with the ability to reach and influence consumers while they are actively making purchase decisions at home, on the go, in the store, and across any device. (more...)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Intel, NVIDIA, ARM Holding, VMware and Texas Instruments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Chicago, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog includethe Intel Corp (Nasdaq:INTC-Free Report), NVIDIA Corp (Nasdaq:NVDA-Free Report), ARM Holding (Nasdaq:ARMH-Free Report), VMware (NYSE:VMW-Free Report) and Texas Instruments (Nasdaq:TXN-Free Report). (more...)

David Bedella & Sarah Ingram to Lead Twickenham Theatre's SWEENEY TODD; Performances Begin 10 Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Olivier Award winner David Bedella will play razor-wielding madman Sweeney Todd and Sarah Ingram his pie-making partner in crime, Mrs Lovett, in an intimate new production of the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

BlackLine Systems Appoints New Chief Technology Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Enterprise-class financial software company BlackLine Systems continues its investment in new executive talent with the hiring of Alain Avakian as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Avakian is a seasoned software architect and strategist with extensive experience scaling technology organizations for dynamic, fast-growing Internet and e-commerce companies as they've grown to the point of public offerings and/or acquisition. (more...)

Liberty Town Productions' 6th Annual BEST OF BROADWAY Showcase Set for 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Liberty Town Productions, Libertyville's not-for-profit entertainment company, hosts its sixth annual Musical Summer Showcase featuring the Best of Broadway on Saturday, Aug. 2, in The Fuel Room of Austin's Saloon & Eatery. Show times are 6:00 and 8:15 pm. (more...)

A Link to the Future of Shopping: Hillshire Brands Company Drives Sales with Beacon Program In Partnership with BPN and inMarket
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The campaign, which leveraged new beacon technology to speak to consumers on their personal devices as they entered a store, delivered a 20x increase in purchase intent by those exposed to messaging, which is a 500% increase over the CPG average for mobile ad engagement. This data is consistent with a previous inMarket study, released in June, that showed consumers are 19x more likely to engage with an advertised product in-store after receiving an in-store engagement. (more...)

Education Uncubed Conference to Bridge the Gap Between Universities and Startups
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Wakefield Media is producing the Education Uncubed Conference at New York University's School of Law from July 23-25. The three-day conference will bring together top universities and leading entrepreneurs to discover best practices for preparing students and alumni to pursue entrepreneurial career paths and work at young, fast-growth companies. (more...)

VTech' Taps Former Amazon Senior Manager Jennifer Eiselein To Lead Marketing Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Chicago, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ VTech (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the hiring of new Marketing Director Jennifer Eiselein. A former Amazon senior manager who was instrumental in the launches of the company's Kindle tablets and e-readers, Eiselein will lead VTech's marketing team from its U.S. headquarters in Chicago, IL. (more...)

Second City Expands at Pipers Alley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Second City, Inc. announced today the signing of a lease with Old Town Development Associates, L.L.C., to expand into additional space at Pipers Alley (230 W. North Avenue) formerly occupied by the four-screen AMC movie theater. The new lease adds 25,000 square feet to their current 20,300 square feet of space and essentially doubling its current footprint. The new space will allow the Second City Training Center, the largest school of comedy in the world, to add an array of student-centered facilities including new classrooms, two student theaters, a screening room, a student resource center, a student lounge and bar, two large special events spaces and additional space for the companies' growing businesses. (more...)

Collaboraction to Bring CRIME SCENE CHICAGO to Four Neighborhoods Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Collaboraction returns this summer to incite change on a hyperlocal level by embedding its smash hit, docu-drama live theater experience Crime Scene Chicago in four different Chicago neighborhoods on four consecutive weekends in August: (more...)

Cole Theatre to Present Mike Leigh's ECSTASY, 8/21-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The newly formed Equity Cole Theatre presents its inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, running August 21-September 28 in Old Town. An intensely naturalistic and darkly comic portrait of gloom and joy, violence and romance, Ecstasy is the story of six sharply drawn characters and their struggle against despair one evening in a run-down London flat. The production stars Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, directs. (more...)

Team Challenge Announces 11 Endurance Events to Benefit The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training and fundraising program, Team Challenge, is thrilled to unveil its upcoming race portfolio with 11 great endurance events scheduled this winter including: (more...)

First-Ever MASTERCHEF Cruise Unveils Event Itinerary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The MASTERCHEF Cruise announced today the line up of programming for the first-ever seven-day culinary journey sailing to the Caribbean Nov. 8-15, 2014. Foodies and fans of America's most-watched cooking competition series MASTERCHEF (Mondays, 8:00pm ET/PT on FOX) will hone their culinary skills while getting up close and personal with their favorite series talent with over 15 hours of event programming including Pressure Tests, Mystery Box Challenges, MasterChef Trivia, Tag Team Challenges, cocktail parties, meet and greets and more. (more...)

Allscripts receives innovation award from Intel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Chicago, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Allscripts has received an Intel Innovation Award for the development of Allscripts Wand, powered by Windowsone of the first comprehensive mobile electronic health records (EHR) developed on the Windows 8.1 platform. (more...)

AvantCredit Secures $75 Million Series C Funding Led by Tiger Global Management and $200 Million Credit Facility
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Chicago, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AvantCredit, the fastest growing national online provider of consumer loans, announced today the completion of a $75 million round of Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management and a $200 million credit facility led by Victory Park Capital. The funding, which brings the company's total equity raised and debt committed to more than $300 million, will be used to support the high-trajectory growth of its loan portfolio, expand its technology and data capabilities and continue attracting and cultivating top talent. (more...)

Adam Pascal to Join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ The Art House Series, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On July 26 and 27 he returns to the acclaimed, original Broadway @ The Art House series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. This marks his first return to Provincetown stages since debuting with the Art House series in its inaugural season of 2011. Adam also originated the role of Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice's 'Aida,' and was featured as the Emcee in the critically acclaimed revival of 'Cabaret' directed by Sam Mendes. Most recently he's starred on Broadway in 'Memphis' and in 'Chicago.' For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. Announce Online Master of Arts in Counseling Degree Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

EVANSTON, Ill., and LANDOVER, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Family Institute at Northwestern University and 2U, Inc. (TWOU), announced today that they will partner to deliver a new online Master of Arts in Counseling degree program, Counseling@Northwestern, which will begin accepting applications in fall 2014 for classes beginning in spring 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Season Finale of ABC's THE BACHELORETTE
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

ABC has revealed a first look at the Season Finale of THE BACHELORETTE, airing MONDAY, JULY 28 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET). Check out the photos below! (more...)

Long Island's Newest 'Vibe Dining Hot Spot'the Arden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The long awaited Arden is set to open as Long Island's newest 'vibe dining hot spot' located in the heart of Port Jefferson Village. It can be described as an 'upscale restaurant meets premier ultra-lounge' serving up eclectic culinary delights, and hand-crafted spirits served by a first-class staff. The decor is inspired by the Manhattan design firm Celano Design who boasts a prestigious client list across the country, including LIVNightclub at Miami Beach's Fontainebleau Hotel, Bagatelle in Las Vegas, STK in Miami and Tavernita in Chicago. These influences come to life at the Arden with plush banquette seating fused with the warmth of beautiful reclaimed woods and candles lit throughout its interior. (more...)

June Construction Jumps 6 Percent
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ New construction starts in June advanced 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion, the highest level so far in 2014, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Nonresidential building strengthened after pulling back in May, with the lift coming from the start of several large manufacturing plant projects. Modest gains in June were also reported for housing and nonbuilding construction (public works and electric utilities). During the first six months of 2014, total construction starts on an unadjusted basis were $254.1 billion, up 1% from the same period a year ago. (more...)

Performics Re-Aligns Performance Marketing Offering to Match Cross-Channel Client Needs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

In today's digital landscape, relevancy and data management matter more than ever and this new structure will capitalize on those growth areas. This pushes well beyond paid digital media and brings a unique Performance lens to earned, owned and paid channels. (more...)

LEAF Brands Announces Astro Pop' Zero Calorie Sodas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

LEAF Brands LLC, announces new 'Zero Calorie' versions of their popular Astro Pop sodas. The candy and snack manufacturer gained attention last month at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago when their Farts Candy won the award for "Most Innovative New Product 2014'. Now LEAF continues their innovations with a new 100% naturally sweetened 'zero calorie' line extension of their popular sodas. (more...)

Two River Theater Highlights Grants, New Programs, Partnerships and More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, has concluded its 20th Anniversary Season, highlighted by far-reaching new-play development activities supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The season was bookended by the Two River directorial debuts of acclaimed actors Joel Grey (Paul Osborn's On Borrowed Time) and Michael Cumpsty (Wendy Wasserstein's Third). (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, July 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, July 25, 2014! (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

China Overtakes the USA as the World's Largest Economy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - An economic milestone is expected to occur in 2014 with China likely to overtake the USA to become the world's largest economy in Purchasing Power Parity or PPP terms. (more...)

Ailyn Pérez Will Return Home to Chicago for DON GIOVANNI at Ravinia, 8/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Ailyn Perez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances (Aug 14 & 16) as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance." LA Opera Music Director James Conlon leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for the run, which also features baritone Christopher Maltman in the title role, baritone David Bizi? as Leporello, soprano Tamara Wilson as Donna Anna and tenor Saimir Pirgu as Don Ottavio. The Chicago Tribune praised Perez's 2012 appearance at Ravinia, as Pamina in Die Zauberflote, as "show-stopping…all floating pianissimos and diminuendos and delicate pathos, which roused the sold-out crowd to a long, well-deserved ovation." (more...)

Lightower Named as Approved Vendor for MiCTA's National Technology Membership
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

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Photo Flash: Mary-Arrchie's 'HELLISH HALF-LIGHT,' Now Playing Through 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. continues its 28th Season with HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Play of Samuel Beckett featuring six of the Irish playwright's works directed by Jennifer Markowitz, playing through August 30, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.ticketweb.com or by calling the box office at (773) 871-0442. The press performance is Thursday, July 24 at 8 pm. (more...)

Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning to UP are Nick Thune, Moshe Kasher and Dana Gould. Appearing at UP for the first time are Bridget Everett and Dave Hill, Judah Friedlander, Jeff Ross, Yannis Pappas, Jerrod Carmichael and Todd Glass. Each show includes a feature stand-up comic and a local emcee who hosts the evening. (more...)

NinthDecimal Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NinthDecimal (formerly JiWire), the leading mobile audience intelligence company, was selected as a winner of the AlwaysOn Global 250 award for the second year in a row. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. NinthDecimal was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Travis Delgado, Stephanie Polt and More in Oracle's THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Hot on the heels of winning multiple Jeff Awards for THE MOTHER as well as the Emerging Theater Award from Broadway In Chicago, Oracle Productions is proud to announce a world premiere adaptation of THE JUNGLE byUpton Sinclair. Adapter and director Matt Foss returns to Oracle after his 2013 smash-hit, WAITING FOR LEFTY. Sinclair's classic expose on Chicago's sordid industrial past receives a fresh, fast paced interpretation with music by Nicholas Tonozzi, who won the 2014 Jeff Award for Best Original Music for his work on THE MOTHER at Oracle. THE JUNGLE opens tonight, July 19, 2014, and runs through September 6, 2014 at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Saturday and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend any night during the run. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

Adam Kantor, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Kristin Villanueva & More to Star in The Old Globe's TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA; Cast & Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Renowned director, Globe alumnus, and Tony Award nominee Mark Lamos (Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Pentecost, Resurrection Blues) returns to the Globe with one of Shakespeare's most delightful and boisterous comedies. The final production of the 2014 Summer Season will be presented in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, August 10 - September 14, 2014. (more...)

New Book by Dr. Ken Mask, 'Griffin the Dragon and How to Tame a Bully', is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

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