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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con mķsica de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por mŠs de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de mŠs de 850 millones de důlares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los aŮos 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crŪmenes 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.

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017
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Hottest Articles on 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017. (more...)

Courtney Love and Todd Almond at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On August 5 at 7:00 p.m., producer Rick Murray will present one of the most influential figures in contemporary popular culture, rock legend and actress Courtney Love, who will sit down with Kevin Sessums for an intimate evening of conversation and performance.  Love will be joined by her collaborator and friend, composer Todd Almond, with whom she shares a unique artistic alchemy.  (more...)

Up and Coming Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Up and Coming Theatre Company (UAC) presents their fresh view on the classic musical "Sweet Charity". (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2017 Award Winners In Theater, Dance & Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Sacred Space Tour explores our relation to the idea of the sacred in our daily lives-both concrete and symbolic. (more...)

Monki Announces 'Monki & Friends' EP ft. Denis Sulta, Melé, Hammer & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Having evolved to a sound stepped in house and techno, Monki continues to be an underground tastemaker known for championing electronic talent, having recently hosted the likes of Skream, Carl Cox, and Solardo on her BBC Radio 1 show. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett was in Chicago recently where his upcoming musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is set to open at Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement this November.  (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman. (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces INTERSECTIONS, A New Community Engagement Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director, Joanie Schultz, today announced details for Intersections. In the spirit of WaterTower Theatre's mission to build community by fostering empathy and dialogue, WaterTower announces its new community engagement programming, aptly titled Intersections, as this programming is constantly exploring where our artistic work intersects with our larger community. (more...)

Erasing the Distance presents SPARKFEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Erasing the Distance is proud to announce SPARKfest 2017. The inaugural festival includes three world premieres; Walk A Mile, Breathe With Me, and The Lies We Tell. The performances address mental health issues like addiction, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and conditions related to aging.  (more...)

GARTH BROOKS Adds Seventh Show in Sioux Falls
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

After breaking his ticket sales record in Sioux Falls, SD in just 29 minutes with 45,000 tickets sold, the fans asked Garth Brooks to play another show. So Garth has added a seventh show. (more...)

The Magpie Salute Gear Up For Debut U.S. Tour Kicking Off In Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Coming off eight European dates earlier this month--a mix of headline shows and festival appearances--THE MAGPIE SALUTE will launch their much-anticipated first-ever U.S. concert tour July 26 in Indianapolis. (more...)

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE to Begin Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room on July 24th, 2017 followed by a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village. (more...)

Stratford Festivall presents MACBETH at River Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the acclaimed Stratford Festival of Canada's production of William Shakespeare's MACBETH on Sunday, July 30 at 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm and Monday, July 31 at 1:30 pm. The production was captured in high definition as it was originally staged. MACBETH is part of RST's continuing Stage2Screen Series. (more...)

EVITA's Dee Roscioli to Return to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Broadway actress Dee Roscioli returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for one night only in concert on July 31 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free weekend-long event, drawing approximately 15,000 visitors, celebrating its 16th year. The Fest includes a street art fair with over 150 artist-vendors, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages featuring over 30 acts. Experience art, theater, music, as well as food and drink, on the brick-laid streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood. For more information visit (more...)

National Tour of THE BODYGUARD Runs 8/15-20 at the Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

???????BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts August 15 to 20.   (more...)

The Getty Museum & Court Theatre present Euripides' IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

This September, the Getty Museum and Chicago-based Court Theatre present Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, the twelfth annual outdoor theatrical production in the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater at the Getty Villa. Directed by Charles Newell, artistic director of Court Theatre, and translated by Nicholas Rudall, founding artistic director of Court Theatre, Iphigenia in Aulis was first presented in 2014 at Court Theatre in Chicago and will be reimagined for the Getty's production. (more...)

'CHITA & TUNE' to Launch Kean Stage's 2017-18 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Kean Stage, a presenter of world-class performances, continues to bring an impressive line-up of award-winning artists, engaging family events, dynamic dance companies and multicultural music and shows to Kean University as part of its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Miguel Cervantes Discusses His Daughter and the Fight to Cure Epilepsy
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2017

Miguel Cervantes, who plays Alexander Hamilton in Chicago's Hamilton, appeared on Today this morning, to discuss his family, his wife Kelly and their personal journey with their baby daughter Adelaide's struggle with epilepsy.  (more...)

STAGES Festival of New Musicals Streaming Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A twenty-year musical theatre tradition will be streamed live for the first time this year.  New Musicals Inc. will host the 20th STAGES FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS from July 28th through July 30th in North Hollywood, and streamcast it across the globe. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017


Ruth Eckerd Hall presents DANCE TO THE MOVIES on 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Dance To The Movies, the new, high octane stage hit with special guest star Lesley Ann Warren, Dancing with the Stars Pros, So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol finalists on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre's 2017 -2018 Season Announced in Coventry Village!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

ENSEMBLE THEATRE prepares to open its 38th consecutive Season! The entire 2017|2018 Season will take place in the heart of Coventry Village! See the full schedule below! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/23/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/23/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/24
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/23/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alyssa Milano Visits BLUE MAN GROUP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Actor, producer, philanthropist and fashion designer, Alyssa Milano, attended Blue Man Group in New York at Astor Place Theatre on Sunday, July 23 with her five-year-old son, Milo. Following the performance, Milano was treated to a private VIP meet-and-greet with three Blue Men. Milo, an aspiring drummer, was also given a pair of drumsticks Blue Man Group used in the show. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Charles Busch to Kick Off New 'OutStage@PBD' Series at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Palm Beach Dramaworks takes great pride in announcing that Charles Busch, the celebrated playwright, actor, director, cabaret artist, and drag legend, will appear in concert on Saturday evening, September 16 at 8pm, at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. An Evening with Charles Busch marks the kickoff of a new series, OutStage@PBD, which offers special performances and events tailored to the LGBTQ community.   (more...)

Drew Michael and Nikki Glaser to Headline Comedy Works This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Drew Michael and Nikki Glaser will headline Comedy Works this weekend. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Tribune Media Company to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017


Beverly Taki and the David Shenton Orchestra to Go 'FROM MEMPHIS TO CHICAGO' at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Dynamic songstress Beverly Taki takes the stage with the David Shenton Orchestra to entertain with her show, 'From Memphis to Chicago: Blues Classics' on Sunday, August 6th at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Carmen Cusack to Return for BRIGHT STAR at the Ahmanson This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced that Carmen Cusack will reprise her Tony- nominated role as Alice Murphy in 'Bright Star' at the Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Talent from Cuba, Mexico and More Slated for Steppenwolf's Fall 2017 LookOut Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, now in its second year, announces a thrilling variety of artists for their fall lineup with talent hailing from as far as Cuba and Mexico to our own Chicago community. Since launching in June 2016, the LookOut Series has hosted more than 600 artists in 162 performances of 73 unique engagements, entertaining over 8,300 patrons in Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee. (more...)

Route 66 Theatre to Conclude 9th Season with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Route 66 Theatre company is pleased to conclude its ninth season with the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy  A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERIOR DONUTS on CBS - Monday, August 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERIOR DONUTS, airing on CBS on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

CSO and CCM Announce New Class of Diversity Fellows and Funding Renewal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) have selected four outstanding musicians for the next class of the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship. Born out of a mutual desire to make American orchestras more inclusive, this groundbreaking fellowship program launched in 2015 with a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

New Light Theater Project & Chicago Dramatists to Premiere STILL DANCE THE STARS This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

New Light Theater Project and Chicago Dramatists present the World Premiere of Still Dance the Stars, a highly theatrical story based on the struggles of love in the face of unthinkable loss. (more...)

Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, August 11, 2017
by - Jul 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on SHARK TANK, airing on ABC on Friday, August 11, 2017! (more...)

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE's Melissa Gilbert to Lead IF ONLY World Premiere at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

the american vicarious will present the world premiere of Thomas Klingenstein's If Only. Christopher McElroen will direct a cast that features Melissa Gilbert, Mark Kenneth Smaltz, Richmond Hoxie, and Korinne Tetlow. (more...)

Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored with 2017 Sarah Siddons Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced 2017 winners of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia Murney
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 24, 2017

On Monday, July 24, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Julia Murney. Murney discusses growing up in New York City where she attended La Guardia High school during the year and the famed Stagedoor Manor during the summer. (more...)

BWW Review: I'M NOT FAMOUS Is a Pulsating Musical Journey with Astounding Barbara Minkus
by Don Grigware - Jul 24, 2017

Barbara Minkus is a dynamically talented singer/actress who commands the stage in I'm Not Famous, her latest and most complete autobiographical show. She just finished a sold-out run at the Santa Monica Playhouse where she got extended twice. I believe the show is slated to travel across country and on to New York. It definitely should, as this story is so well honed,  and has universal appeal and great meaning for anyone who has ever gotten stuck along the way to fulfilling one's dreams. Minkus goes back to age 3 when she sang for the first time in Chicago. Her father owned a famous department store. She called her mother a shoplifter because they had a room in their house named the Instant Gift Room. Mom would fill it with toys, clothes and anything else she could find at the store and keep them on hand for family birthdays, bar (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater to Take Part in Alphawood Gallery Exhibition Reading Series with 'RESISTING INJUSTICE'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater, in collaboration with Alphawood Gallery, presents the reading series Resisting Injustice: Two Play Readings about the Incarceration of Japanese Americans in World War II, featuring Question 27, Question 28 and Hold These Truths as part of Alphawood Gallery's first original exhibition Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties. (more...)

2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medalists Katie Ledecky & Nathan Adrian Headline World Aquatics Championships
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA — a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal — is highlighted this week by live coverage of the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships from Budapest, Hungary; FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships from Vienna, Austria; live gymnastics from the U.S. Classic in Chicago; and FIE World Fencing Championships from Leipzig, Germany. (more...)

Cold Specks Announces New LP; W Magazine Debuts Title Track
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Today, Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, announced her highly anticipated new album Fool's Paradise, set to release on September 22 via Arts & Crafts. The announce via W Magazine includes the premiere of album's sultry title track ¬ďFool's Paradise.¬Ē (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform at 2017 Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival at the Ted Shawn Theater, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223, from August 2-6, 2017 with performances Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $39-69 and are available at (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Route 66 Theatre Company is pleased to conclude its ninth season with the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer's dark comedy A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT SLOAN-KETTERING MEMORIAL CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY, directed by Keira Fromm, playing August 24 - September 23, 2017 at The Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at  (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including music, dance, and family programming. (more...)

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