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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.



Photo Flash: All Aboard! First Look at SHOW BOAT at Toby's Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

SHOW BOAT runs now through March 19, 2017 at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia, Md. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

Bush Theatre Re-Opens in March with a Week-Long Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Bush Theatre will reopen after a year-long £4.3m redevelopment, the largest capital project in the theatre's history, with a bold new season kicked off by the European Premiere of Guards at the Taj by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, directed by Jamie Lloyd (from 7 April). A brand new Studio space opens with the premiere of Barney Norris play While We're Here directed by Alice Hamilton (from 26 April). (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/20/2017
by BWW - Jan 20, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1/20/2017. (more...)

NBC's CHICAGO MED Maintains 100% of Last Week's Fast-Affiliate
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

¬ďChicago Med¬Ē (1.2/4 in 18-49, 6.3 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET): Ranks #2 in the slot in every key measure. Maintains 100% of last week's 1.2 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings in 18-49 and retains 92% of last week's 1.3 in official nationals (more...)

Vision Latino Theatre Company to Launch Second Season with JUST LIKE US
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Vision Latino Theatre Company (VLTC) kicks off their Second Season with Karen Zacarias, Just Like Us. Performance of Just Like Us will be held at Chicago Dramatists (1105 W Chicago Ave.). (more...)

Guild Board Backstage Tours Return to the Lyric Opera This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

For anyone who's curious about the inner workings of Lyric's Civic Opera House; anyone who loves Chicago architecture; anyone who loves taking photos inside a beautiful art-deco edifice full of incredible ornamentation; anyone looking for a great Sunday activity to share with friends and family - like YOU! (more...)

Wyldlife Premiere 'Out On Your Block' with New Noise Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

As it prepares to wrap up a South and Midwest run, NYC punk-rock four-piece WYLDLIFE premiered Out on Your Block exclusively with New Noise Magazine. The band's third LP is also its first release on Little Steven's own Wicked Cool Records. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and Merkin Concert Hall to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE FALLEN GIANT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

American Lyric Theater (ALT) and Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center present InsightALT: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Fallen Giant on March 26, 2017 at 3pm, 129 W. 67th Street, NYC. (more...)

Hubbard Street's Season 39 Spring Series Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

???????Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Dr Sean Baumann's Cantata MADNESS: SONGS OF HOPE AND DESPAIR Coming to Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Following its acclaimed success at the World Psychiatry International Congress and its once-off staging in December last year, respected psychiatrist Dr Sean Baumann's rousing cantata Madness: Songs of Hope and Despair, returns to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season from 9 to 19 February, with two Sunday performances at 6pm. (more...)

Richard Marx to Rock the Raue Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to welcome Richard Marx at 8 p.m. on February 17, 2017. (more...)

The Apollo Chorus of Chicago to Perform Bach's MASS IN B MINOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

One of the most legendary musical organizations in the nation, known for its masterful performances of some of the most beloved repertoire in choral music, The Apollo Chorus, continues its milestone season with Choral Classics- Bach's Mass in B minor. (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the Orchestra's five decades of intimate and transformative musical programs. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

THE OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, narrated by actor and producer Jesse Williams, premieres on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Chicago Slam Works to Stage Anti-Valentine's Day Farce NEVERMIND, IT'S NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre announces the World Premiere of 'Nevermind, It's Nothing,' as a cure for a Valentine's Day hangover running Feb. 17 - March 24 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

BWW Review: THE JOHNS provokes white men at Mildred's Umbrella
by Brett Cullum - Jan 20, 2017

It's a scary cautionary tale illuminating where we are today in regards to sex workers and the dangers they face being in the crosshairs of those with little regard for them. (more...)

Gorkana Keynote at Eventopedia Discovery Event Highlights Tangible Event ROI from Event Tech
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

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50th Anniversary Celebration of HAIR at LaMaMa to Be Live Streamed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The New York Times was first to report that celebratory plans have been set for the groundbreaking musical HAIR's 50th Anniversary which will take place on January 21, 2017 at La MaMa. The event will include original cast members (Natalie Mosco; Allan Nicholls; the Rev. Marjorie Lipari; and Dale Soules), Andre De Shields, the show's creators Galt MacDermot and James Rado and more.  (more...)

Winter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The watch must finally come to an end for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," announcing today the fourth and final extension at Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave). The "Game of Thrones" send-up will close March 19, 2017 after an eight-month run at the Lincoln Park theater. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends Through 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Bloodletting Never Stops! Six Actors! 51 Roles! Six Seasons!  Royal Mile Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the smash-hit, critically-acclaimed (Stage Raw Top Ten), Los Angeles Premiere of THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY, written by Chris Grace, Zach Reino, Al Samuels, Nick Semar and Dan Wessels, choreography by Kimberly McVicar and directed by John Flynn is extending again through Sunday, February 26 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.  (more...)

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal at Come to SOPAC 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Grammy Award-winning Americana singer-songwriterRosanne Cash will perform a concert at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on FEB 3 at 8 p.m. featuring music from her multiple Grammy Award-winning album The River & the Thread. John Leventhal, Cash's co-writer, producer and husband will play alongside her. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

History's Scripted Military Drama Series SIX Premieres to 2.6 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

HISTORY's scripted military drama series SIX premiered to a combined 2.6 million total viewers across HISTORY, A&E and LMN, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals (more...)

Matt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle.  (more...)

Open Casting Calls Announced for New Spielberg Film THE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment is hosting open casting calls for the role of EDGARDO in the film, ThTHE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA. (more...)

THE WHITE DRESS Receives Reading at Fire This Time Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Jonathan kisses girls, wears dresses, and shames his family. Inspired by the Stations of the Cross and German expressionism, THE WHITE DRESS examines a life lived outside of the gender binary. (more...)

Gaudete Brass Celebrates John Corigliano on New Cedille Records Album
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Gaudete Brass celebrates one of America's most popular and highly honored living composers on its new album, 'sevenfive-The John Corigliano Effect,' featuring music by Corigliano and his protégés, including world-premiere recordings of Corigliano's only works scored exclusively for brass. (more...)

Mark Toland, Mind Reader to Appear at NY Frigid Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Frigid New York presents Mark Toland's one-man show "Mind Reader" onstage during their 11th annual festival in New York City. The festival runs from February 13th to March 5th, 2017. (more...)

The Bronte Sisters Will Live Again in BRONTE at the Hillsboro Library
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Anne, Charlotte, and Emily Bronte were familiar with overcoming hurdles; the three Bronte sisters overcame isolation, sexism, and a family rocked by addiction to become three of the most important writers in all of Western literature. It is fitting, therefore, that the recent announcement of the pending sale of the Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro is simply another hurdle the sisters must overcome to bring their lives and literature to life for Hillsboro audiences. (more...)

Threatened by Trump: BWW Looks at the Many Ways The National Endowment for the Arts Benefits Theater
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 20, 2017

While the agency obviously plays a significant role in the arts, BWW took a closer look at its extensive function in promoting theater in America. (more...)

NBC Sports Network Digital Alliance Delivers 565 Million Minutes in December
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Continuing NFL, NHL, and Premier League coverage contributed to the Yahoo Sports ¬Ė NBC Sports Network delivering 565 million minutes (more...)

Resist For America, The Resistance has Begun
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack in Gulfshore Playhouse's DO THIS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nominee Carmen Cusack stars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This by Karen Siff Exkorn, which is now running through the 28th. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/20; New 'Women in Theater' Column, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature 'Women in Theater' feature in Connecticut, a spotlight on Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre's 50th Anniversary in Nashville, Robyn Spangler in Los Angeles and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces 39th Spring Series, 3/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL to Premiere at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew, with original music by Jaret Landon. A Wonder In My Soul runs February 10 - March 12, 2017, with the press performance on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Presents WINTER PROGRAM OF GAME CHANGERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

For its annual winter engagement, The Joffrey Ballet presents Game Changers, a program of three contemporary ballets including the Chicago Premiere of Year of the Rabbit by New York City Ballet resident choreographer Justin Peck. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Announces Seven New Members To Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In a time of innovative growth, the Brooklyn Museum is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has elected seven new members: Sarah Arison, Andrew Cogan, Karen Kiehl, Joel Mallin, Victoria M. Rogers, Ellen N. Taubman, and Susan Weber. (more...)

University of North Texas to Show Innovative Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Texas ¬ĺ Dancers at the¬†University of North Texas¬†will show off innovative choreography from guest artist¬†William "Bill" Evans¬†and their teachers at the¬†Faculty Dance Concert. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Acclaimed Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations, February 23-26 in Englewood, Newark, Red Bank and Morristown. Pianist Kirill Gerstein-hailed as "alarmingly gifted" by Classical Review-returns to perform the Rachmaninoff concerto, one of the most enduring works in the canon. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Oscar-winning romantic comedy about Shakespeare and his Chamberlain's Men returns to its rightful home-the stage. Imagine a young playwright on the make struggling to write his new tragic love story, "Romeo and Ethel, The Pirate's Daughter." The title just doesn't have the right ring-and young Will Shakespeare knows it. He's got writer's block and must do something quickly. (more...)

CalAtlantic Homes Debuts Stunning Community In Northwest Indiana
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff's BORROWED CASH: BUSTED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Tony Award Nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk Nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM. The concert - performed completely in alter ego, blending comedy and documentary film within a live rock and blues concert setting - is directed by Gina Rattan (Matilda, Cinderella) with Jesse Weiner serving as music director and arranger.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Judson Memorial Church Magic Time Presents Reading of PULP VERITE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pulp Verite, after being awarded a 2015 Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission (from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute) and being named a 2016 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Finalist, was read at Judson Memorial Church as part of the 2017 Magic Time reading series.  (more...)

The Le Petit Theatre to Celebrate 100 Years with Ted Louis Levy in JELLY'S LAST JAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

For the first time in New Orleans, Le Petit produces the Tony award-winning musical that tells the true story of Ferdinand Joseph LeMothe, a.k.a. Jelly Roll Morton. Born a Creole American in the Faubourg Marigny, Jelly Roll Morton took the music he found in the cribs of Storyville out into the wide world. He became a star in Harlem, Chicago, and Los Angeles, going so far as to proclaim himself as the 'creator of jazz.' Featuring explosive dance and an original score inspired by the best musical traditions of New Orleans, Jelly's Last Jam is the musical triumph that won't give you the blues. (more...)

Civic Ensemble to Remount MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Civic Ensemble will remount their production of MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!, Athol Fugard's gripping, eloquent drama about teaching and learning within segregated South Africa for four performances at the Kitchen Theatre Company February 16-18. (more...)

Re-live Billie Holiday's Hey-Day in LADY DAY at Max & Louie Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Max & Louie Productions present a three-week engagement of Lanie Robertson's Tony Award-winning Broadway revival Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, starring Alexis J. Roston. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 1/23 - 1/27 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 1/23 - 1/27, airing on ABC (more...)

The Comrades' Present 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Comrades are pleased to present the Chicago production their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. Over 40 other theatres across the country are participating in this event. The reading is directed by Kate Leslie and will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:00pm, following a performance of the company's winter 2017 production of PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas, which is currently running until February 4. (more...)

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