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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.


Dancers Over 40 & Friends Set 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Dancers Over 40....And Friends will celebrate its 20th Anniversary season with a full roster of exciting events, including: (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City's LA TRAVIATA Opens 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City opens its 57th season with Giuseppe Verdi's lush and grand opera, La Traviata, September 27, October 1, 3 and 5, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in Italian with English and Italian titles. (more...)

Under the Streetlamp to Return to Columbus, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

With the mantra "Retro never sounded so now," Under the Streetlamp harmoniously blends the diverse talents of Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, and Shonn Wiley to perform classic hits of the '50s, '60s and '70s with the perfect balance of tender ballads and uptempo classics, all done with the same signature harmonies and slick dance moves that have made them irresistible. (more...)

Grammy Winners Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Coming to PTPA, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present Eight-time Grammy Award-winning jazz icon HERB ALPERT and his wife, the internationally renowned Grammy Award-winning singer LANI HALL on Sunday, October 12 at 7:00 PM. An Evening with Herb Alpert and Lani Hall will feature songs from their third album together, Steppin' Out, with their band, Michael Shapiro on drums & percussion, Hussain Jiffry on bass and Bill Cantos on keyboards and vocals. The program will include a jazz set sprinkled with Brasilian flavors and songbook favorites such as: 'Puttin' on the Ritz,' 'Moondance,' 'Let's Face the Music & Dance,' 'Fever,' 'La Vie en Rose,' a nostalgic Tijuana Brass medley and many others. Sunday, October 12 at 7:00 PM Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772 Tickets: $38-$68 + fee, available the box office, by phone 631-207-1313, or at www.patchoguetheatre.com. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre's OWNERS to Run 10/2-11/2 at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project will launch its 2014-15 season with the savagely funny play OWNERS by groundbreaking British playwright Caryl Churchill, directed by Co-Artistic Director Jeffry Stanton, playing October 2 - November 2, 2014 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets and Season Flex Passes are available through the Athenaeum Theatre Box Office at www.athenaeumtheatre.org or by calling (773) 935-6875. For additional information, visit www.interrobangtheatreproject.org. The press openings are Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, October 5 at 2 pm. (more...)

Neil Meron & Craig Zadan to Team on Celebrity Adventure Series for NBC
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The dynamic team of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have taken on yet another exciting project heading to TV. (Do these guys ever rest? (more...)

Stage 773 Sets Fall Education Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Fall Registration is now open for Stage 773's Fall Education and Programming Series, offering specialized classes, workshops and programming taught by some of the biggest names in Chicago's theater community, offered at a lower cost than comparable training centers in the area. Stage 773 offers a la carte options for both emerging and experienced artists. The multi-disciplinary classes offered broaden any actor's training and can fill any gaps in their repertoire. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Bedella & Sarah Ingram in Twickenham Theatre's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 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. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, will kick-off the autumn season at Twickenham Theatre in West London. It will start previews on Wednesday 10 September and runs to Saturday 4 October. Press night is Tuesday 16 September at 7.45pm. (more...)

Vacationer Fall Headline Tour Announced, Dates With St. Lucia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Vacationer will be on the road in support of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, Relief, this fall headlining a series of dates beginning September 29th in Charlottesville, VA. They will also play select dates with St. Lucia (tour dates listed below) and just announced, Vacationer will play the countdown to kickoff event at Power Plant Live! in Baltimore, MD with Fitz & The Tantrums on September 4th. (more...)

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Opens Tomorrow at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The toe-tapping, heartfelt musical "Always…Patsy Cline" created and originally directed by Ted Swindley is based on a true story. It opens Sept. 3 at Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon. "Always…Patsy Cline" features more than 25 of Cline's classic songs and will run for seven weeks closing Sunday, Oct. 19 with a 4 p.m. matinee. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Shattered Globe's THE WHALESHIP ESSEX, Now Playing Through 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre launches its 24th season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey, playing through October 11, 2014 at its resident home, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Julian Casablancas & The Voidz premiere 'Human Sadness'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Julian Casablancas+The Voidz are premiering “Human Sadness,” the first track from their forthcoming debut album, Tyranny. Hear it via YouTube here. Tyranny is out on Cult Records September 23 in the U.S./Canada and October 14 internationally. (more...)

FLYLEAF Announce Fall Tour Kicking Off October 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

FLYLEAF—the five-piece, multi-platinum alternative rock band—announced today (Tuesday, September 2) they'll launch a national fall tour kicking off Friday, October 3 in Lubbock, TX. (more...)

First Look At Rehearsals For West End THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 2, 2014

A first look at the cast hard at work in rehearsal for the West End iteration of acclaimed historically-based Kander & Ebb musical THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is now available to view. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/31/14
by - Sep 2, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/31/2014. (more...)

Gluck & Wallis Pal Around Behind The Scenes Of ANNIE Remake
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 2, 2014

A new behind the scenes photo featuring the director and the title star from the forthcoming big screen edition of beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE is now available to view in anticipation of the film's December release. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/2
by - Sep 2, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 8/31/2014. (more...)

Blackbaud to Acquire MicroEdge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Under the purchase agreement for the transaction, Blackbaud will acquire all of the outstanding equity interests of MicroEdge for an aggregate purchase price of $160 million. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2014, subject to customary closing conditions, including the expiration or termination of the applicable waiting periods under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended. Blackbaud expects to finance the acquisition with cash on hand and borrowings under its existing credit facility. (more...)

Hunter Valentine Announce The LadyKillers Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Ladykillers Tour is back by popular demand! Hunter Valentine and Sick of Sarah are daring you to join them again for a night of power rock music and fiercely intoxicating live performances (more...)

BWW Recap: HOUDINI You Think You Are?
by Meg Wood - Sep 2, 2014

Harry Houdini – America's premier Escape Artist, Showman extraordinaire, potentially a template for that most American of literary creations, the Superhero, and, if you believe the premise of the current miniseries on The History Channel, a person psychologically addicted to running away from his own person and reality. HOUDINI, the two-parter that began Monday night and concludes on Tuesday on the History Channel, is based on a psychiatrist's biography of the great performer, which was subtitled “A Mind in Chains.” However, from the show and from its star Adrien Brody's, portrayal, he was less a man in chains than a man on the run. (more...)

Class Act Books Announces Latest Books
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

This month's releases from Class Act Books combine Romance with Mystery and Science Fiction: 'Crushed Love, Well Shaken' by Bob Young. Bob Young has contributed several novels to the Class Act Books titles. 'Crushed Love Well Shaken' is a romance set during World War II which has repercussions in the present. Death is Overdue by RW Weiss. Authored by a newcomer to Class Act Books, RW Weiss' novel is a mystery set in the wilds of Wyoming as a retired Chicago detective unravels the reason behind a brutal murder. 'Variation on the Theme of Man' by Toni V Sweeney. This Sci-Fi romance by award-winning auhor Toni V. Sweeney features a prudish Federation assassin, his partner, a mutant with the ability to change sex at will, and that partner's Other Self, a shy young woman named Deirdre...and what happened when the agent and the lady fall in love. Class Act Books recently celebrated its first anniversary under new ownership. The company offers award-winner and international authors as part of their goal to match the genre to the reader. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Rehearsals for Alliance's BULL DURHAM with Melissa Errico, Will Swenson & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2014

Alliance Theatre will present the world premiere of BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film. The production hits the Alliance Stage on September 3rd. Directed by Kip Fagan (Off-Broadway: The Revisionist), BULL DURHAM has a book by Academy Award-nomineeRon Shelton (director and screenwriter of the Bull Durham movie) and music and lyrics by Susan Werner, whom the Chicago Tribune called, 'one of the most innovative songwriters working today.' Check out some behind the scenes footage from rehearsals in the video below! (more...)

Nick Offerman Coming to Santa Rosa's Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts welcomes critically acclaimed comedian and award winning actor Nick Offerman to the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road) in Santa Rosa for a one night only performance of Nick Offerman: Full Bush on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm. From lessons in manliness, to high-spirited sing alongs, to the occasional bout with nudity, Offerman's stage performances are inspirational experiences for those lucky enough to attend. Don't miss out on a humorous evening with one of the top comics in the country. Tickets for Nick Offerman: Full Bush are on sale now and may be purchased for $55 and $40 online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600, and in person at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Jane Houdyshell, Rosie Perez, Jerry Adler and More to Join Larry David in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK; Spring Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Tickets go on sale today for FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy starring and written by Larry David, the creator and star of HBO's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and co-creator of 'Seinfeld.' FISH IN THE DARK, to be directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will mark Larry David's Broadway debut and will feature Jayne Houdyshell, Jake Cannavale, Jonny Orsini, Rosie Perez, and Jerry Adler. The production will begin previews Monday, February 2, and open on Thursday, March 5 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Google, Amazon, Domino's Pizza, BP and Texas Instruments
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Chicago, Sept. 2, 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 Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL-Free Report), Amazon Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN-Free Report), Domino's PizzaInc. (NYSE:DPZ-Free Report), BPPLC (NYSE:BP-Free Report) and Texas Instruments (Nasdaq:TXN-Free Report). (more...)

Marvel Comics & Wizard World Share 'God of Thunder #25' Exclusive Cover by Tom Raney at Nashville Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Marvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today revealed the latest edition of its 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of God of Thunder #25, drawn by noted artist Tom Raney. (more...)

Maroon 5 Announce Details For Upcoming World Tour Launching February 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning rock band, Maroon 5, revealed details today for THE MAROON 5 WORLD TOUR 2015 in support of the band's fifth studio album, V. (more...)

REELZ Celebrates Wedding of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie with BRANGELINA: MR. AND MRS. HOLLYWOOD, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

REELZCHANNEL today announced that the network will air OK! TV produced television special "Brangelina: Mr. and Mrs. Hollywood" to commemorate the nearly decade long romance and recent surprise wedding of Hollywood's reigning power couple (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for First Seven Wizard World Comic Cons in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) today announced that VIP, three-day and single day admissions are now available for its first seven Comic Con events on the 2015 schedule, through the year's first quarter. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THEY CALL ME Q Begins New Fall Schedule Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Beginning tonight, the Off-Broadway smash THEY CALL ME Q is adding Tuesday evenings to its fall playing schedule at St. Luke's Theatre. The award-winning THEY CALL ME Q opened on June 4th to unanimous rave reviews, led by the Village Voice which lauded the emotionally charged comedy for delivering "a winning tale thanks to author and actor Qurrat Ann Kadwani's dead-on impersonations of New Yorkers and some unselfconscious spoofing of her own immigrant iterations growing up tough in the Bronx." (more...)

HBO Reveals BOARDWALK EMPIRE September Episode Titles & Description
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Emmy®-winning HBO drama series BOARDWALK EMPIRE returns for its eight-episode, fifth and final season SUNDAY, SEPT. 7 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Heather Parcells, Bahiyah Hibah & More to Star in North Shore Music Theatre's CHICAGO, 9/23-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents the killer hit musical, Chicago for two weeks only. Chicago begins performances on Tuesday, September 23 and plays thru Sunday, October 5. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm (more...)

Omnitracs to Acquire XRS Corporation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that it has agreed to acquire XRS Corporation (XRSC), a leader in mobile fleet optimization software. Subject to the terms and conditions of the definitive agreement, Omnitracs will pay $5.60 per share of XRS, which equates to $178 million in equity value. (more...)

MidAtlantic Opera to Present RIGOLETTO, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The MidAtlantic Opera Company will present a fully-staged production of Giuseppe Verdi's well-loved classic, Rigoletto, conducted by Jason C. Tramm and stage directed by Eric Gibson. (more...)

United Airlines Launches Three-Day Bonus Miles Promotion for MileagePlus Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

United Airlines today launched a three-day promotion offering MileagePlus members a bonus of up to 100 percent on award miles purchased between Sept. 2 and Sept. 4. The maximum bonus available is based on the number of MileagePlus members worldwide who participate - - the more members who buy miles, the greater everyone's bonus can climb. (more...)

Scoop: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE - *Season Finale* on FOX - Today, September 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE - *Season Finale*, airing on FOX on today, September 3, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: CRIME, PUNISHMENT & REDEMPTION on CBS - Sunday, October 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRIME, PUNISHMENT & REDEMPTION, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 5, 2014! (more...)

USHER Announces First Headlining Tour in Three Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Hot on the heels of a blockbuster performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards and the release of his new single/video 'She Came To Give It To You,' global megastar USHER announced today he will tour North America this fall, bringing The UR Experience to fans in 27 cities. (more...)

Ariba Commerce Summits 2014: Disrupt and Innovate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

“Business networks are the most efficient, effective way to discover, connect and collaborate with a global network of partners and transact business. And they're changing the way that business is done,” said Tim Minahan, CMO, SAP Cloud. “The 2014 Ariba Commerce Summits are unique one-day forums through which companies can learn how to leverage the insights and intelligence of entire communities to break down the barriers to collaboration and fuel new ways of operating that transform their business in ways never thought possible.” (more...)

BWW Preview: BOARDWALK EMPIRE Final Season: 'No One Goes Quietly'
by Jessica Naftaly - Sep 2, 2014

It's almost time for the newest and final season of “Boardwalk Empire” to premiere on September 7th on HBO. While no one wants to see it go, we all wait in baited breaths for what is sure to be a killer finale (both literally and figuratively knowing this show!). So while we all say “too soon, too soon” at the shows upcoming eight episode series finale, we'll raise our glasses “to the lost” in Jimmy Darmody style and watch it go out with a bang. (more...)

Titan's 'MIDSUMMER' to Return for Encore Run this Fall; Cast & Creative Team Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Titan Theatre Company, New York's premier professional repertory theatre company, and Producer Kevin Beebee announced today that the company's sold-out, critically acclaimed, award-winning 2013 production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, where audiences pulled actor roles out of a hat each night just seconds prior to show time, will return to New York City for a limited encore run starting October 3, 2014. Performances of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will run through October 12, 2014 at Queens Theatre in the Park where Titan Theatre Company was recently named the venue's company in residence. Tickets for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TitanMidsummer.com. (more...)

Exact Data Improves Consumer Database by Cleaning and Updating Financial Mailing Lists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Exact Data, a direct marketing data provider out of Chicago, has recently completed an update to its business-to-consumer (B2C) database. The company, which specializes in adding value to compiled data, carries out monthly processes to ensure the accuracy of its data. In a recent update, Financial Mailing Lists grew by thousands of records. (more...)

Graphic Design Website Ranks Top 20 Best Visual Communications Degree Programs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The 20 most outstanding visual communications degrees in the United States are now featured in a new article by Graphic Design Degree Hub. Titled 'Top 20 Best Visual Communications Degree Programs,' the online piece represents an ambitious survey of accredited colleges and universities. The article is available now on Graphic Design Degree Hub, which is a web guide to careers, education and financial aid in the visual arts. (more...)

Butch Walker Joins Ryan Adams On National Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Butch Walker wears many hats. From his early career as a hair metal guitarist to his prodigious songwriting and production resume (which includes work with Pink, Gavin DeGraw, and Weezer) to performing with Taylor Swift at the GRAMMY's to his 6 full-length solo albums, it's likely that if you don't love Butch Walker, you merely haven't heard of him yet. But that is about to change. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: September 1-7, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 2, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of September 1-7, 2014. (more...)

Benicio del Toro to Receive San Sebastian Festival's Donostia Award
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Benicio del Toro to receive the Donostia Award at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival. The actor will play the leading part in 'Escobar: Paradise Lost', closing film of the Pearls section 09-02-2014 (more...)

CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Selfhelp; Foundation's First Grantee Continues to Change Lives
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Two years ago when CEA Foundation first supported Selfhelp the program was located solely in New York City. Now they have expanded their presence in New York while also supporting users in Baltimore, Chicago and San Diego. The CEA Foundation and Selfhelp together are addressing social isolation among vulnerable homebound elderly through Selfhelp's VSC program. (more...)

Titan Spine Chief Medical Officer Awarded Becker's Healthcare 2014 Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Becker's Healthcare selected recipients based on leadership position, innovation in the field, entrepreneurial spirit and thought leadership in the industry. Winners were chosen by a panel of editorial team members and leading spine industry experts. (more...)

Opera Australia Announces ANYTHING GOES Australian Tour Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost AM today announced the principal cast for their new production of Cole Porter's smash-hit musical comedy Anything Goes, which will tour Australia in 2015. (more...)

Marti Pellow Returns in BLOOD BROTHERS Nov 3-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

West End star and multi-platinum selling artist Marti Pellow reprises his role of Narrator in Blood Brothers exclusively for Glasgow audiences, starring alongside Maureen Nolan as Mrs Johnstone, November 3-15. Performances are: Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm, Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm. (more...)

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