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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 Reviews: Explores DO BLACK PATENT LEATHER SHOES REALLY REFLECT UP? at Theatre UCFBWW Reviews: Explores DO BLACK PATENT LEATHER SHOES REALLY REFLECT UP? at Theatre UCF
by Kimberly Moy - Jun 30, 2015

There is nothing more unnerving than growing up as the odd one. We all remember the weird kid in school, but what ever happen to that person? Although this show was written in the late 70s, there are themes that remain relevant throughout the decades. Young adults will always question what they are taught. For better or worse the students of DO BLACK PATENT LEATHER SHOES… are united by their common Catholic school bond. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE in RehearsalPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. Grand Concourse begins previews July 2, 2015 (Opening night is July 12, 2015; Press performances are July 11 at 3pm and July 14 at 7:30pm) and runs through August 30, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW TV: Taye Diggs Preps for His Turn in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!BWW TV: Taye Diggs Preps for His Turn in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limited 12-week engagement starting Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Hedwig will mark Diggs' first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. Diggs met the press today and you can go inside the special day below! (more...)

NBC Announces Nationwide Contestant Search for Next Season of THE BIGGEST LOSERNBC Announces Nationwide Contestant Search for Next Season of THE BIGGEST LOSER
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

NBC's popular reality series “The Biggest Loser” is launching a nine-city, cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hit show. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, July 6, 2015Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, July 6, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jun 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, July 6, 2015! (more...)

BESSIE Starring Queen Latifah Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 9/1BESSIE Starring Queen Latifah Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 9/1
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

Queen Latifah is Bessie Smith! (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes & AmazonTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes & Amazon
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

A brand new recording of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015
by - Jun 30, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015. (more...)

VIDEO: Bono Renames U2 Classic 'Pride In the Name of Love' in Support of Gay PrideVIDEO: Bono Renames U2 Classic 'Pride In the Name of Love' in Support of Gay Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

At their concert Sunday night at Chicago's United Center, U2 renamed their iconic song 'Pride (In the Name of Love)' to 'Gay Pride (In the Name of Love).' (more...)

Warner Bros. Expands Release of Critically Acclaimed Documentary BATKID BEGINSWarner Bros. Expands Release of Critically Acclaimed Documentary BATKID BEGINS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures will expand the release of New Line Cinema's critically acclaimed documentary “Batkid Begins,” the announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. (more...)

Tracee Beazer, T. Oliver Reid and More to Star in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at TUTSTracee Beazer, T. Oliver Reid and More to Star in SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of Smokey Joe's Cafe, playing July 14 - 19 for TUTS' 48th consecutive year of offering FREE musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Vieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterlin to Release TOURISTES Album, 9/18; 'Little Things' Single Out TodayVieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterlin to Release TOURISTES Album, 9/18; 'Little Things' Single Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

In the summer of 2014, as Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré passed through New York, he got together with American vocalist Julia Easterlin for an impromptu studio session. Though this was the first time the two had met, in that session something divine happened, transcending what each was capable of on their own. Thus their collaboration was born and an entire album project, Touristes, conceived; to examine their respective musical roots and passions together and transform what they find into something entirely new and unique. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

BUFFY Musical ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING Comes to Mary's Attic, 7/20BUFFY Musical ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING Comes to Mary's Attic, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Joss Whedon's Once More, With Feeling, the Season Six musical episode of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, will be presented as a staged concert reading one night only on July 20th, 2015 8pm at Mary's Attic in Andersonville. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Taye Diggs Chats Son's Reaction to HEDWIG Makeup and More!STAGE TUBE: Taye Diggs Chats Son's Reaction to HEDWIG Makeup and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs recently spoke with ET about playing 'Hedwig', his son's reaction to his glittery makeup and more - click below to watch the interview! (more...)

Lauren Shera Announces New Tour Dates with Jackie GreeneLauren Shera Announces New Tour Dates with Jackie Greene
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Lauren Shera's upcoming tour kicks off August 2 with Jackie Greene Band and will make stops in major cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Seattle. (more...)

Broadway-Bound WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Gets Reading at MTC StudiosBroadway-Bound WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Gets Reading at MTC Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

A cast of six will lead a reading of the Broadway-bound WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too) written by playwright and Broadway performer William Youmans and directed by Don Stephenson. The new play is a battle-of-the-sexes farce set in New York City. The reading, which is being produced by The Resonance Ensemble, takes place on Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 W 43rd Street 8th Floor) and is open to the public.  (more...)

SAG-AFTRA Chicago Public Media Members Ratify First Union ContractSAG-AFTRA Chicago Public Media Members Ratify First Union Contract
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Content creation professionals at Chicago Public Media have reached an agreement with management on their first union contract. The unit includes anchors, hosts, reporters, producers, editors and those who create digital content. (more...)

Judy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER TonightJudy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Judy Blazer joins the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of 'Miss Shingle' tonight, June 30. (more...)

Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Release New Single 'Nothing But Trouble' Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Release New Single 'Nothing But Trouble'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Big Beat and Atlantic Records have announced the release of 'Nothing But Trouble,' the blockbuster new single from Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth. The track, which premiered via iHeartRadio, is available on the iTunes Store and all DSPs today, Tuesday, June 30th. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays-and with Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host more than 50 playwrights, directors, and dramaturgs from July 25 to August 2, 2015 as part of the 10th annual weeklong MFA Playwrights' Workshop featuring new works by MFA students from Columbia University, Northwestern University, Fordham University, Yale School of Drama, the Juilliard School, New York University-Tisch School of the Arts, University of California-San Diego, and the Juilliard School. (more...)

Watkins Family Hour's 'Brokedown Palace' Premieres at LA TimesWatkins Family Hour's 'Brokedown Palace' Premieres at LA Times
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Watkins Family Hour's rendition of “Brokedown Palace” premiered yesterday at the Los Angeles Times' Pop & Hiss blog and can now be streamed/shared via SoundCloud and purchased at iTunes. (more...)

Celebrate 100 Years of Willie Dixon Tomorrow at Blues Haven FoundationCelebrate 100 Years of Willie Dixon Tomorrow at Blues Haven Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

July 1, 2015 would have been Willie's 100th birthday. To honor this brilliant songwriter, producer, musician, and to celebrate his life and accomplishments, Blues Heaven Foundation is holding a free concert featuring Chicago's phenomenal blues guitarist, Melvin Taylor & the Taylor Made Band from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Garden Area.  (more...)

South Florida Gas Selects TankLink to Monitor Over 1000 Underground Residential TanksSouth Florida Gas Selects TankLink to Monitor Over 1000 Underground Residential Tanks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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Infinite Computer Solutions LTD. Honored as Bronze Stevie Award Winner in 2015 American Business AwardsSMInfinite Computer Solutions LTD. Honored as Bronze Stevie Award Winner in 2015 American Business AwardsSM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/2015 - OF GOOD STOCK, Judy Blazer in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/2015 - OF GOOD STOCK, Judy Blazer in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: OF GOOD STOCK opens off-Broadway, 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' gets a new actress, OFF THE MAIN ROAD kicks off WTF today and more! (more...)

The New Colony to Premiere STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE This SummerThe New Colony to Premiere STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The New Colony is pleased to continue its 2015 season with the pop-infused world premiere musical comedy STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE by Mr. Margaret Svetlove, directed by Sean Kelly, with music by The Delicious Moons (Nickolas Blazina, Henry Riggs, Alex Kliner and Sean Kelly). STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE will play July 30 - August 29, 2015 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre (Upstairs Mainstage), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.  (more...)

STAR TREK THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Make West Coast Premiere at Broadway San JoseSTAR TREK THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE to Make West Coast Premiere at Broadway San Jose
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a North American concert tour playing performing arts centers in more than 100 cities. The tour launches in Florida in January 2016 and will travel throughout the U.S. and Canada through the end of April 2016. An exclusive pre-tour engagement will be held at Royal Albert Hall in London on November 1, 2015.  (more...)

The First Spherical Video Camera Purpose-Built for Virtual Reality launches on KickstarterThe First Spherical Video Camera Purpose-Built for Virtual Reality launches on Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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Full HQ Video Of Audra McDonald's EVITA 'Rainbow High' Carnegie Hall PerformanceFull HQ Video Of Audra McDonald's EVITA 'Rainbow High' Carnegie Hall Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

Don't cry for Audra McDonald! (more...)

Adam Pascal to Teach Master Class at Rhino Theatre, 7/19Adam Pascal to Teach Master Class at Rhino Theatre, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Tony Award nominee and RENT star Adam Pascal will lead Straight From New York's upcoming masterclass at Rhino Theatre on Sunday, July 19 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. (more...)

RideScout Acquires GlobeSherpa to Advance Mobile Payment and TicketingRideScout Acquires GlobeSherpa to Advance Mobile Payment and Ticketing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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FREEZE FRAME: Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!FREEZE FRAME: Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by Walter McBride - Jun 30, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limited 12-week engagement starting Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Hedwig will mark Diggs' first New York stage role since the 2005 revival of A Soldier's Play. Diggs met the press today and you can check out a photo preview from the special day below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Playwright Bella PoyntonBWW Interviews: Playwright Bella Poynton
by Mark C. Lloyd - Jun 30, 2015

Bella Poynton is a playwright and Buffalo native, currently working as a teaching artist throughout the Buffalo and Central NY regions. Her plays have been developed at the Great Plains Theater Conference, Otherworld Theater, The Science Fiction Theater Company, Panndora Productions, and The Barrow Group. She recently won the 8th Annual Festival of New Plays at Panndora Productions, and is a finalist in the 2015 Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Celebrates Marriage Equality with VICTOR/VICTORIAOgunquit Playhouse Celebrates Marriage Equality with VICTOR/VICTORIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

In celebration of the SCOTUS ruling to legalize gay marriage, the Ogunquit Playhouse lit up its historic facade in the colors of the rainbow. Equally fitting is the show on stage now, Victor/Victoria, the musical comedy that exemplifies boundless love, gender identity and acceptance. (more...)

Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 29, 2015

The original creator talks BEACHES! (more...)

Leo Burnett Earns 69 Lions At The 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity And Lions Health AwardsLeo Burnett Earns 69 Lions At The 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity And Lions Health Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

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Kristin Chenoweth Thanks Firefighters For Recent ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY First Response & Posts Sexy PhotoKristin Chenoweth Thanks Firefighters For Recent ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY First Response & Posts Sexy Photo
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 29, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth shows love for the FDNY! (more...)

JENNY1538 Comes to The Players' Ring Late Night Series, 7/10-18JENNY1538 Comes to The Players' Ring Late Night Series, 7/10-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

THE PLAY PROJECT presents original play JENNY1538 by Callie Kimball at The Players' Ring, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth NH. (more...)

Usdan Center Kicks Off 2015 Festival Concerts Series and MoreUsdan Center Kicks Off 2015 Festival Concerts Series and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the renowned Long Island summer arts day camp whose 48th season kicked off today, features award-winning and fast-rising professional artists of music, dance and theater on its unique Festival Concerts series. (more...)

Violinist Todd Reynolds and More Set for July 2015 Programs at The Jewish MuseumViolinist Todd Reynolds and More Set for July 2015 Programs at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The Jewish Museum's 2015 slate of lectures, discussions, and events continues in July with a concert featuring violinist Todd Reynolds, part of the Museum's partnership with Bang on a Can; a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the exhibition, Repetition and Difference, with curators Susan L. Braunstein and Daniel S. Palmer; and Alexander Tochilovsky of Cooper Union discussing graphic design-related materials in the exhibition, Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television. In addition, the Whitney Museum of American Art and Cooper Union are co-presenting programs related to Revolution of the Eye. (more...)

Broadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 ReleaseBroadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Broadway Records announced today the official digital download release of The Visit available tomorrow, June 30th. (more...)

Girls on the Run, Vibram and SmartWool Present Inaugural 'Remarkable' Award to Gazelle SportsGirls on the Run, Vibram and SmartWool Present Inaugural 'Remarkable' Award to Gazelle Sports
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Girls on the Run International, along with the organization's National Partners Vibram and SmartWool, presented the inaugural 'Remarkable Running Footwear Specialty Retail Partnership' award to Gazelle Sports at the Running & Fitness Event for Women in Chicago this week. The award recognizes a retailer who has been an exceptional partner to its local Girls on the Run council. Gazelle Sports received the award in recognition of its long-time support of Girls on the Run Greater Kalamazoo. (more...)

Kickstarter, Equity Crowdfunding, and the JOBS Act:  New Webinar about...Kickstarter, Equity Crowdfunding, and the JOBS Act: New Webinar about...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

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CraveOnline Returns to Comic-Con with Music Festival Event, Featuring Cold War KidsCraveOnline Returns to Comic-Con with Music Festival Event, Featuring Cold War Kids
by Movies News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Evolve Media's CraveOnline Media (http://www.craveonline.com), the largest online male lifestyle publisher, announced today their annual Comic-Con activation, Crave Escape, aboard San Diego's USS Midway. (more...)

Introducing Civis: The Data Science PlatformIntroducing Civis: The Data Science Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

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'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 1, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's our TOP TEN HOT TOPIX for the first half of 2015! (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening TonightJake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Eddie Cooper and Joe Grifasi join Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taran Killam in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running for three performances, tonight, July 1, and tomorrow, July 2, 2015 at New York City Center. (more...)

Simoniz Joins F&I Admin's SCS Auto PlatformSimoniz Joins F&I Admin's SCS Auto Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

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BWW Review: AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Sparkles With Selections by Kander and EbbBWW Review: AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Sparkles With Selections by Kander and Ebb
by Shari Barrett - Jul 1, 2015

From Cabaret to Chicago, the non-stop hit-parade features unforgettable gems including 'Mr. Cellophane,' 'Maybe this Time,' 'Cabaret' and 'New York, New York', all seamlessly interwoven into a passionate, harmonious, up-tempo evening of musical theatre now onstage at Theatre Palisades, directed and choreographed by Victoria Miller with musical direction by Joshua Eli Kranz who also appears onstage accompanying the singers on a lusciously rich-sounding grand piano along with Anthony Barbarotta on drums and percussion. And thanks to Kranz's musical direction, the singers harmonize beautifully throughout the production. (more...)

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