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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.


BWW Review: CHICAGO at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: CHICAGO at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Cara Richardson - Oct 24, 2014

Chicago makes its way back to Nashville this week, making a tour stop at Tennessee Performing Arts Center this week. Tuesday night marked the opening for this sexy, yet satirically funny musical. With catchy and memorable music by John Kander and Free Ebb, and a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, this musical takes a hard look at what society views as fame and the role that the media plays in how events and people are viewed. (more...)

REELZ to Honor U.S. Military at AMERICAN VETERANS CENTER HONORS Awards ShowREELZ to Honor U.S. Military at AMERICAN VETERANS CENTER HONORS Awards Show
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

REELZ today announced that the brave men and women who serve in the United States military will be honored at The American Veterans Center Honors awards show. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of Syfy's FACE OFFVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of Syfy's FACE OFF
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Tuesday night yields the season finale of Face Off, when the last of the contestants compete in a dual challenge: create two knights, one which embodies life and the other death. Check out a sneak peek below. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRYBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2014

ELMER GANTRY is a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. Signature Theatre's presentation will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre now through November 9, Signature's production includes several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below! (more...)

BMA Presents Global Data Center Provider CyrusOne with 2014 Gold Tower AwardBMA Presents Global Data Center Provider CyrusOne with 2014 Gold Tower Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

"The Business Marketing Association understands the value of effective business-to-business marketing and it's very inspiring to see the efforts of our marketing team and agency partners KEO Marketing and gyro being recognized in this way," said Scott Brueggeman, CyrusOne chief marketing officer. "Everyone has worked hard to cultivate engaging marketing programs around CyrusOne's Massively Modular engineering approach, National Internet Exchange (IX), exceptional customer service, and other key differentiators. We are honored to be recognized by the BMA." (more...)

BWW Interviews: BalletMet's INNOVATIONS Pushes the Boundaries of DanceBWW Interviews: BalletMet's INNOVATIONS Pushes the Boundaries of Dance
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 24, 2014

Featuring three barrier-breaking, never-before-seen contemporary dance pieces, BalletMet's "Innovations" encourages choreographers, dancers and audience members alike to think outside the box--the black box theater, that is. (more...)

VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna ClyneVIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini's work has been deemed "radiant [and] amorously evocative" by The New York Times, which has also hailed "her gift for bringing together disparate artists, technicians and other creative professionals to produce cross-disciplinary works greater than the sum of their parts." Her multimedia opera Oceanic Verses perfectly reveals her sensibility as a composer, a creator of multimedia productions, and a wholeheartedly entrepreneurially artist. She commissioned the work through her non-profit company, VisionIntoArt (VIA), whose new label, VIA Records, will release Prestini's music and collaborator Ali Hossaini's visuals as a beautifully designed CD/DVD package on November 18. (more...)

Neighborhood Classics to Present Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 11/18; 'Violin Invasion' Set for 11/17Neighborhood Classics to Present Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 11/18; 'Violin Invasion' Set for 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

?Neighborhood Classics presents celebrated violinist Rachel Barton Pine in concert on Tuesday, November 18 at 7pm at P.S. 321 in Brooklyn (180 Seventh Ave.). Pine will perform Bach's Sonata in G Minor and selections from Paganini's 24 Caprices, Op. 1, plus new works dedicated to her from New York composers Mohammed Fairouz (“For Egypt” from Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin Native Informant, from 2011) and Earl Maneein (Be12(OH)12(BTB)4 Metal Organic Framework, from 2014). The concert will be hosted by Neighborhood Classics Founder and Artistic Director Simone Dinnerstein. All ticket sales for this one-hour, family-friendly concert benefit P.S. 321. (more...)

Joseph Schupbach Named New Artistic Director of Barrel of MonkeysJoseph Schupbach Named New Artistic Director of Barrel of Monkeys
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

?Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Schupbach as the company's new Artistic Director effective November 3, 2014. Schupbach began his involvement with Barrel of Monkeys in 2005 and has served full-time as Education Coordinator since 2011. He succeeds Molly Brennan who stepped down September 2014 after serving as Artistic Director since 2011. Schupach is the Barrel of Monkeys' fifth Artistic Director since its inception in 1997. (more...)

Cabaret Duo The DalyHughes Brings 'You're Nothing Without Me' to Toronto Centre for the Arts TonightCabaret Duo The DalyHughes Brings 'You're Nothing Without Me' to Toronto Centre for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

James Daly (Next To Normal) and Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award winner) have joined forces forces and created The DalyHughes: You're Nothing Without Me, to be presented as part of the Encore Entertainment: Cabaret Soiree tonight, October 24, 2014 at 8pm at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)

Brandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met TonightBrandon Jovanovich to Play 'Don Jose' in CARMEN at the Met Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Brandon Jovanovich has agreed at short notice to step into the role of Don José in this evening's performance of Carmen, replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill. Jovanovich is currently rehearsing for next month's revival of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Met. He sang the October 13 performance of Carmen substituting for Antonenko as well. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Streep & More in All-New In-Depth Video Preview of INTO THE WOODS!FIRST LOOK - Streep & More in All-New In-Depth Video Preview of INTO THE WOODS!
by Movies News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

EW has shared an exclusive behind the scenes featurette with some of the talent from the the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

VIDEO: Meryl Streep's Performance Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Preview!VIDEO: Meryl Streep's Performance Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Preview!
by Movies News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

EW has shared an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette from the the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Headline TCU's SING FOR THE CURE Benefit Concert, 10/29Bernadette Peters to Headline TCU's SING FOR THE CURE Benefit Concert, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

To celebrate its 10-year partnership with Susan G. Komen®, TCU's Frogs For The Cure is presenting a one-time-only exclusive concert evening, Sing For The Cure, on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bass Performance Hall, located at 525 Commerce Street in downtown Fort Worth. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Susan G. Komen® Greater Fort Worth Affiliate. (more...)

ITA Announces 2nd Annual Exploring the Internet of Things Summit ITA Announces 2nd Annual Exploring the Internet of Things Summit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Chicago, IL - The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) will be holding its second annual Exploring the Internet of Things (IoT) Summit on November 20, 2014 to provide information and insights on the future of IoT technology.  (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM. (more...)

Eliana Lobos Named National Director of Interpreting Quality at InDemand InterpretingEliana Lobos Named National Director of Interpreting Quality at InDemand Interpreting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ InDemand Interpreting, the leading provider of medical interpreting, named 15-year language services veteran Eliana Lobos to the post of National Director of Interpreting Quality. This is a new position in this fast growing company. Mrs. Lobos will lead quality assurance, training and program development for medical interpreters at InDemand's national call centers in Seattle, Chicago and Wenatchee, WA. (more...)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - Meet the Full Cast of DISGRACED on Broadway!Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - Meet the Full Cast of DISGRACED on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 23, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize winning play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar makes its Broadway premiere tonight, October 23, starring Hari Dhillon (star of the acclaimed London's Bush Theatre production), Gretchen Mol ('Boardwalk Empire'), Karen Pittman (Domesticated) and Josh Radnor ('How I Met Your Mother'). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Mintel releases 2015 US consumer trendsMintel releases 2015 US consumer trends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Chicago, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Looking ahead, Mintel's trends analysts Stacy Glasgow and Jenny Zegler discuss the four key US consumer trends identified by Mintel as the most impactful for 2015 and what this will mean for both consumers and brands in the year ahead. Read on to learn how Get Smart, My Wallet, My Way, Fight for Your Rights and Gender Agenda will impact consumers and brands alike in the coming year. (more...)

Tony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next MonthTony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

On Monday, November 10th at 9:30pm, Tony Winner, Lillias White returns to The Triad at Stage 72 in GROWN & SEXY part 1. This intimate, unplugged 'Just A Piano' Concert will feature MICHAEL O. MITCHELL (Motown the Musical) on piano and as Musical Director. (more...)

ABC's BLACK-ISH Draws 2nd Largest Ever Audience Opposite World SeriesABC's BLACK-ISH Draws 2nd Largest Ever Audience Opposite World Series
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Opposite the World Series Game 2 on Fox, ABC was the #1 non-sports network on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 (2.1/7-tied w/CBS). (more...)

ONE DIRECTION Announce 'On The Road Again' 2015 Stadium TourONE DIRECTION Announce 'On The Road Again' 2015 Stadium Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Global superstars One Direction today announced additional dates for the highly anticipated ON THE ROAD AGAIN 2015 stadium tour, which will see the band perform in Australia, Japan and South East Asia in support of their new album FOUR (to be released Nov. 17). (more...)

WE tv Begins Production on Supernatural Thriller SOUTH OF HELLWE tv Begins Production on Supernatural Thriller SOUTH OF HELL
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Production has begun on WE tv's next scripted series, the supernatural thriller, 'South of Hell.' Actress Mena Suvari ('Chicago Fire,' 'Hysteria') has been cast in the lead role as Maria Abascal, a reluctant exorcist for hire with her very own demon living inside of her, named Abigail. (more...)

TCG Books Publishes Amy Herzog's BELLEVILLETCG Books Publishes Amy Herzog's BELLEVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Amy Herzog's Belleville, the third title by acclaimed playwright Amy Herzog to be published by TCG. Belleville received its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre in 2011, its New York City premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in winter 2013 and its Chicago premiere at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in the summer of 2013. (more...)

Taylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the RadarTaylor Mac's A 24 DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC: 1900-1950s to Run 1/13-25 as Part of Under the Radar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Theater artist Taylor Mac makes his New York Live Arts debut with A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1900-1950s, presented by New York Live Arts as part of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, January 13-25, 2015. (more...)

Sugar Factory American Brasserie to Celebrate Opening in Rosemont, Ill. Next MonthSugar Factory American Brasserie to Celebrate Opening in Rosemont, Ill. Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Sugar Factory American Brasserie will open its first Midwest location in Rosemont, Ill. next month, bringing its internationally-renowned celebrity sweets and signature treats to MB Financial Park. (more...)

Emma Stone Originally Tapped to Play 'Cinderella' in INTO THE WOODSEmma Stone Originally Tapped to Play 'Cinderella' in INTO THE WOODS
by Movies News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Marshall had discussions with the actress much earlier about the possibility of her playing Cinderella in his film adaptation of the Sondheim classic. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, 11/19-20Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, 11/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony (SFS)-currently celebrating their 20th season together-in two concerts at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The programs feature specialties of the orchestra and conductor and include Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E Minor on November 19 and the New York premiere of American composer Samuel Adams's Drift and Providence; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63 with soloist Gil Shaham; and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloe on November 20. The concerts are part of a seven-city US tour from November 12-22 that follows the release of their new recording, Masterpieces in Miniature, out on November 11 on SFS Media. The orchestra's recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 7 led by Mr. Tilson Thomas as part of their Mahler recording project won two Grammy Awards in 2007. (more...)

Michael Patrick Thornton to Star in Next Theatre's RICHARD III; Cast Announced!Michael Patrick Thornton to Star in Next Theatre's RICHARD III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

?Next Theatre Company announces the cast for its second production in its 34th season, Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Jessica Thebus, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street. Previews are Saturday, January 3 at 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, January 4 at 2p.m., Friday, January 9 and Saturday, January 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 11 at 2 p.m. Press Opening night is Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Stef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More to Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER; Cast Announced!Stef Tovar, Brianna Borger and More to Star in Mercury Theater's THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, announces a cast of award-winning actors to bring new life to Chicago's beloved holiday musical THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, running November 26 through December 28, 2014. Press opening is Wednesday, December 3rd at 7:30pm. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, October 25, 2014Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, October 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 25, 2014! (more...)

WEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix TheatreWEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

West End Recast 2 - It's back... it's bigger... it's better! On Sunday 9th November, 7:30pm, at the Phoenix Theatre. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE, 11/14-15The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Scheherazade on November 14-15, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger, the performances feature Stravinsky's Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Saint-Saëns's Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring Sean Chen, and Rimsky-Korsakov's iconic Scheherazade. (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Chuck Palahniuk at UNM, Art on Cape May, NM Book of the Dead with Ray John de Aragon and MoreThis Week at Bookworks Includes Chuck Palahniuk at UNM, Art on Cape May, NM Book of the Dead with Ray John de Aragon and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Below are this week's events at Bookworks. For more information, visit bkwkrs.com/event. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at AstonRep's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

It's bloody perfect for Halloween! AstonRep Theatre Company launches its 2014-15 season with Martin McDonagh's acclaimed modern classic THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen, playing tonight, October 23 - November 23, 2014 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Chicago in Feb; Tickets On Sale Nov 16THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Chicago in Feb; Tickets On Sale Nov 16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking 43 week run in 2012-2013, returns to Chicago for a limited engagement February 24 through May 17, 2015 at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe). THE BOOK OF MORMON holds the record for the largest weekly gross in the history of the Bank of America Theatre and played to over 100 performance capacity during its 2012-2013 engagement. (more...)

Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre, directed by Ray Chambers and running November 15 - November 23 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, October 25, 2014Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, October 25, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 25, 2014! (more...)

Clarence Brown Theatre Invites Audience Members to Share Favorite Family Memory in Honor of 4000 MILESClarence Brown Theatre Invites Audience Members to Share Favorite Family Memory in Honor of 4000 MILES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Do you have a favorite photo of you and your Grandmother? Or, are you a Grandmother and have a favorite photo of you and your Grandson? To celebrate the message in the Clarence Brown Theatre's production of "4000 Miles," patrons are encouraged to bring a favorite photo to post on the CBT Community Collage that will be located in the lobby of the main theatre during the run. All photos with return addresses on the back will be returned. (more...)

CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7CSULB University Players & Four Clowns' UBU THE SH*T to Run 11/21-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Running November 21- December 7, the CSULB University Players and Los Angeles-based clown troupe Four Clowns will present a modern retelling of French playwright Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi entitled Ubu the Sh*t. Four Clowns' Artistic Director and CSULB Theatre Arts alum Jeremy Aluma has adapted Jarry's script and is directing this collaborative production. With clown training and techniques incorporated into the rehearsal process by Aluma and members of the Four Clowns company, the undergraduate cast has been given the opportunity to explore the art of clown first-hand by some of Los Angeles' most experienced clown teachers, creating a truly unique version of Jarry's absurdist comedy. For many of the undergraduate actors in Ubu, this is their first experience with working in the art of clown. (more...)

Olivier Nominee Brent Barrett to Premiere New Show 'LIFE IS' at the Metropolitan Room Next MonthOlivier Nominee Brent Barrett to Premiere New Show 'LIFE IS' at the Metropolitan Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

This November, Olivier Award nominee and celebrated Broadway favorite Brent Barrett (Chicago; Kiss Me, Kate; Annie Get Your Gun) will debut his new cabaret act 'LIFE IS: THE SONGS OF KANDER & EBB' at New York's famed Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd St.). (more...)

Apollo Chorus to Perform Free Concert at St. John Cantius Church, 11/2Apollo Chorus to Perform Free Concert at St. John Cantius Church, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Apollo Chorus will begin its 2014-2015 year with its 16th Annual free 'Music in the Neighborhood' concert on Sunday, November 2 at 3:30 p.m. at St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St. The concert will be an electrifying preview of the upcoming season, showcasing beautiful works by composers including Handel, Schubert and Lauridsen. (more...)

Cecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRTCecilia Copeland's R CULTURE Opens 11/7 at IRT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

IRT Resident Artist Project in Collaboration with New York Madness presents R Culture, a new play by Cecilia Copeland, for a limited run, November 7 - 23, at IRT Theatre. Directed by Emily Lerer, the show has Set Design by G. Warren Stiles, Lighting Design by Darielle Shandler, Costume Design by Carolyn Toner & Sound Design by Anna Libbie Grossman. Ashley Newman* serves as Stage Manager. Consulting Producers are Sari Caine & Rachel Weekly. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Orleans Gets Jazzed Up With CHICAGOBWW Reviews: New Orleans Gets Jazzed Up With CHICAGO
by Tara Bennett - Oct 23, 2014

From Oct. 7-12, the Crescent City turned into the Second City as the sensational Broadway hit "Chicago" gave audiences "All that Jazz" at the Saenger Theatre for the theatre's Broadway in New Orleans series. (more...)

Christopher deProphetis, Melissa Marye Lehman & More to Star in Half Moon Theatre's THE WORLD GOES 'ROUNDChristopher deProphetis, Melissa Marye Lehman & More to Star in Half Moon Theatre's THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Join them November 1-16 as Half Moon Theatre Company (HMT) kicks off its sizzling Fall/Winter season at The Culinary Institute of America with The World Goes 'Round, a stunning revue of the music of Tony Award-winning songwriters Kander and Ebb. From Cabaret to Chicago, the non-stop hit-parade features unforgettable gems like "All That Jazz," "Cabaret," and "New York, New York," seamlessly interwoven into an up-tempo evening of musical theatre. (more...)

Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that, due to capacity audience response, the first production of the mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, has been extended through Sunday, Nov. 16 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

BWW Commentary: The Mistreatment of Women on BOARDWALKBWW Commentary: The Mistreatment of Women on BOARDWALK
by Jessica Naftaly - Oct 23, 2014

BOARDWALK EMPIRE writes some of the best female characters around, many can agree, but the treatment of said characters on the show reflects quite the opposite insinuation about the writers. While the show has tackled many feminist issues such as women's health, the right to vote, the temperance movement, and the misogynistic mindset of the men at the time, it's also reduced so many of it's female characters to forgo pointless deaths in order to further characterize and develop their male counterparts, or how I like to put it, allow for the men to feel some “man pain” to make us connect further with them emotionally. (more...)

CORNER OF THE SKY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Set for Segal Studio, 11/13CORNER OF THE SKY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Set for Segal Studio, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Tickets for Corner of the Sky: The Music of Stephen Schwartz are on sale now to the general public. The concert is ONE NIGHT ONLY on November 13, 2014 at the Segal Centre Studio, located at 5170 ch. de la Cote-Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M7. The show begins at 8:00PM (more...)

NBC's MYSTERIES OF LAURA Maintains 100% of Last Week's Fast National RatingNBC's MYSTERIES OF LAURA Maintains 100% of Last Week's Fast National Rating
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Despite last night's World Series competition, each NBC Wednesday drama finished within a tenth of a rating point of last week's 18-49 result and “Mysteries of Laura” maintained 100% of last week's prelim fast-national rating. (more...)

Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert OrganizationCraig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert Organization
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Shubert Organization has signed a three-year development/production deal with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, it was announced today by Shubert Chairman, Philip J. Smith, and Shubert President, Robert E. Wankel. (more...)

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