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131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

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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.


Brennyn Lark, Aaron Walpole & More Slated for Today's Broadway in Bryant ParkBrennyn Lark, Aaron Walpole & More Slated for Today's Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Today, 106.7 LITE FM will continue its 15th annual lunchtime theatre summer series, '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park.' The 2015 program will present the best of Broadway, FREE to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. ET on the Bryant Park Stage. (more...)

Step Up Productions' BAREFOOT IN THE PARK to Run 10/2-11/1Step Up Productions' BAREFOOT IN THE PARK to Run 10/2-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Step Up Productions is pleased to open its 2015-16 season with Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning romantic comedy BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, directed by Michael Driscoll, playing October 2 - November 1, 2015 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscriptions are currently on sale at www.stepupproductions.org or by calling The Athenaeum Box Office at (773) 935-6875. The press opening is Tuesday, October 6 at 8 pm. (more...)

Chicago Yacht Club to Host Cruise for Blind & Visually Impaired, 8/18Chicago Yacht Club to Host Cruise for Blind & Visually Impaired, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

On Tuesday, August 18th, the Chicago Yacht Club will host more than 60 blind or visually impaired guests from The Chicago Lighthouse for the Power Fleet Cruise for the Visually Impaired, co-sponsored by Wintrust. (more...)

New Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena StageNew Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, presents DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The original musical, featuring a score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Broadway's A Christmas Story, The Musical; Dogfight), a book by Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Broadway's Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then), is a contemporary, intimate story of hope, heartache and the things in life we all need-friends, family and a place to call home. With choreography by Danny Mefford and music supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen runs now through August 23, 2015, opening tonight, July 30, in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 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, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Cast Set for FIRST LOOK Next Month at Steppenwolf's Upstairs TheatreCast Set for FIRST LOOK Next Month at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces casting for First Look 2015, a program dedicated to new play development, August 11 - 16, 2015 in the Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). First Look 2015 features six staged readings, providing an early look at works-in-progress from some of the most dynamic playwrights in the field. The mission of First Look is to develop new plays for future production at Steppenwolf and other theaters across the country. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage LOVERS AND EXECUTIONERS, 8/20-9/19Circle Theatre to Stage LOVERS AND EXECUTIONERS, 8/20-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Circle Theatre will present Lovers and Executioners from August 20 through September 19, 2015 at the Circle Theatre, located at 230 W. 4th Street in Fort Worth, TX 76102, Sundance Square Entertainment District. (more...)

Jun Group Announces $28 Million Investment From Halyard Capital and Bridge Bank Jun Group Announces $28 Million Investment From Halyard Capital and Bridge Bank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Laurence L Smith Releases Updated Version of 'The Last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey'Laurence L Smith Releases Updated Version of 'The Last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Psychotherapist Laurence L Smith states 'A disillusioned Ramsey insider and investigative source revealed the unusual accident believed to have led to JonBenet's death, or possible homicide.' This and another revelation confided to author Smith could lead to a determinate finding and dispelling of many popularly held theories in this case. The 2 major revelations presented in this book serve to solidify the conclusions reached in the original book. About the author: Laurence L. Smith obtained a B.S. in Psychology and M.S. degree in Criminal Psychology at the University of Chicago. He has spent 24 years in the psychology field in various capacities. He is often called as an expert witness in felony criminal cases, and has been directly or indirectly involved in numerous high profile murder cases. E-book- ISBN 9781483552378 (491) pages at Author's Website: LaurenceLsmith.com E-book at Amazon.com in Kindle edition is original version only. (more...)

Ana Gasteyer Boards TBS Pilot & New Netflix Series LADY DYNAMITEAna Gasteyer Boards TBS Pilot & New Netflix Series LADY DYNAMITE
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

According to Deadline, stage favorite Ana Gasteyer has a pair of new television gigs lined up. (more...)

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Sean Stewart Launches New Book on Russia's History, CultureSean Stewart Launches New Book on Russia's History, Culture
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Raised by parents born the year the Cold War between the West and the Soviet Union began, Sean Stewart has long been fascinated by Russia. He turns his fascination with the world's largest country into an exploration of the nation and its people, revealing his interpretation in a new book published by Dog Ear Publishing. The book is a metaphorical map, describing the key elements of what Stewart calls 'the elusive Russian soul' and showing how the nation's history has shaped its current people. (more...)

Chicago Fringe Festival Schedule & Tickets to Go Live This SaturdayChicago Fringe Festival Schedule & Tickets to Go Live This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The Chicago Fringe Festival is proud to announce its line up for the 2015 festival. Performances in the sixth annual Chicago Fringe Festival take place in five venues in Jefferson Park, September 3-13. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Aug. 1 at 12 p.m. (more...)

Legendary Band U2 to Headline Two Specials on HBO this NovemberLegendary Band U2 to Headline Two Specials on HBO this November
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

U2 and HBO will debut a unique combination of two exclusive world premiere specials this fall, it was announced today (more...)

Sharon Playhouse to Present TRUE LOVE, 8/6-9Sharon Playhouse to Present TRUE LOVE, 8/6-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present the new musical comedy, True Love from August 6-9 in their Stage 2.  (more...)

BWW TV: A Helluva Trio - ON THE TOWN Performs at Bryant Park!BWW TV: A Helluva Trio - ON THE TOWN Performs at Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2015

Click below to watch the stars of ON THE TOWN sing 'New York, New York' and more at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK! (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Havana-Based Malpaso Dance Company, 8/5-9Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Havana-Based Malpaso Dance Company, 8/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

A charismatic new force in contemporary dance, Havana-based Malpaso Dance Company comes to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's intimate Ted Shawn Theatre, August 5-9. (more...)

Neustar Appoints Deborah Rieman and Paul Ballew To Its BoardNeustar Appoints Deborah Rieman and Paul Ballew To Its Board
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Antibody Corporation to Present AGAINST BEING at Links Hall This FallAntibody Corporation to Present AGAINST BEING at Links Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

?Antibody Corporation, a mission-based organization specializing in mind-body integration, will present three premiere performances of Against Being from October 30 to November 1 at Links Hall. Against Being is a new project of Antibody Corporation artistic director Adam Rose, one of four recipients in 2014 of Lab Artist Awards from the Chicago Dancemakers Forum. (more...)

MIRANDA SINGS' New Self-Help Book Hits No. 6 on Best-Seller List!MIRANDA SINGS' New Self-Help Book Hits No. 6 on Best-Seller List!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Miranda Sings, (aka Colleen Ballinger) new book 'Self-Help' was released on July 21st from Simon & Schuster. The latest project from the Youtube sensation has landed at No. 6  on this week's USA Today best seller list.  (more...)

Broadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell BlockBroadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell Block
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 30, 2015

This August, Chicago will welcome two of its top leading ladies back to the cell block. (more...)

Jane Lynch to Bring Solo Show to Lyric Opera of Chicago in DecemberJane Lynch to Bring Solo Show to Lyric Opera of Chicago in December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago will showcase acclaimed actress, singer, and comedian Jane Lynch in "See Jane Sing," her hilarious cabaret show, on Thursday, December, 17 and Friday, December 18 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Miranda Sings! Shares New Musical Response to Haters!VIDEO: Miranda Sings! Shares New Musical Response to Haters!
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2015

Youtube sensation Miranda Sings! aka Colleen Ballinger-Evans shared a new musical video in response to the mean-spirited comments she has received over the years (more...)

Mattersight Announces Release of New ROI Calculator Mattersight Announces Release of New ROI Calculator
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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TASER Reports Quarterly Revenue of $46.7 million and EPS of $0.11TASER Reports Quarterly Revenue of $46.7 million and EPS of $0.11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Inphi to Present at Upcoming August Investor Conferences Inphi to Present at Upcoming August Investor Conferences
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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VIDEO: Teaser Trailer for Netflix Original Film BEASTS OF BURDENVIDEO: Teaser Trailer for Netflix Original Film BEASTS OF BURDEN
by - Jul 30, 2015

Netflix, Bleecker Street and Landmark announced a partnership today that will put Netflix’s first original film, Beasts of No Nation, in 19 Landmark markets. (more...)

Mary-Arrchie's 27th Annual ABBIE FEST Set for 8/14-16Mary-Arrchie's 27th Annual ABBIE FEST Set for 8/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. is pleased to present its 27th annual Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theater Festival, featuring three days of virtually non-stop theatrical entertainment on August 14, 15 & 16, 2015 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago. Abbie Fest, as it's affectionately called, was originally created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair in Bethesda, NY. Since then, Mary-Arrchie has concluded its past 26 seasons by inviting any and all theater groups and performers into its performance space for the annual festival. (more...)

Builder Earns 10 of 15 Awards at Austin Tour of HomesBuilder Earns 10 of 15 Awards at Austin Tour of Homes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

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Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, July 31, 2015Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, July 31, 2015
by - Jul 29, 2015

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, July 31, 2015! (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast. (more...)

Raven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE PLAY ABOUT MY DADRaven Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE PLAY ABOUT MY DAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Raven Theatre's cast and creative team for The Play About My Dad has been announced by Michael Menendian, the company's Co-Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

New Plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris & NC Set for The Tank's 2015-16 'Flint & Tinder' SeriesNew Plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris & NC Set for The Tank's 2015-16 'Flint & Tinder' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Tank - a midtown theater company dedicated to developing and presenting new works for the stage by emerging artists, announces its 2015 - 2016 Flint & Tinder series, which includes five new plays from Chicago, Baltimore, Norway, Paris and North Carolina. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 29th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 29th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 29, 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. 'Pippin' performs at the Cadillac Palace and Sidetrack, dueling showtune concerts on August 17, and a summer 'Altar Boyz.' Plus local premieres of 'The Boy From Oz,' 'American Idiot' and 'Dogfight,' 'Gypsy' in Lake County, and 'The Producers' in true rep with 'Victor/Victoria!' (more...)

Aaron Posner & Teller to Helm Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST; Cast, Creatives Set!Aaron Posner & Teller to Helm Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the full casting and creative team for Shakespeare's spectacular tale of revenge and romance-The Tempest, staged by award-winning directors Aaron Posner and Teller, of the magic duo Penn & Teller. (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Return to Duke Energy Center, 10/2-4THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Return to Duke Energy Center, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS, the provocative and wickedly funny theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel about spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view, returns to the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, October 2-4. (more...)

Bob Cryer, Ross Forder & John Chancer to Star in THE STING at Wilton's Music HallBob Cryer, Ross Forder & John Chancer to Star in THE STING at Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wilton's sell-out success with The Great Gatsby in 2012 and 2013, Peter Joucla returns to Wilton's Music Hall to direct The Sting this autumn. The cast will be led by Bob Cryer as Gondorff alongside Ross Forder as Hooker and John Chancer as Lonnegan. (more...)

NBC Announces Primetime Schedule Updates for AugustNBC Announces Primetime Schedule Updates for August
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

NBC announces PRIMETIME SCHEDULE updates for Sunday August 2, 2015 - Sunday August 16, 2015 (more...)

LEND ME A TENOR Opens Tonight at Peninsula PlayersLEND ME A TENOR Opens Tonight at Peninsula Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theater and Door County's theatrical icon, continues its 80th season tonight, July 29, through August 16 when it presents Ken Ludwig's hilarious comedy, 'Lend Me A Tenor.' (more...)

Paul Vogt and More Set for 'NEXT!' at The E Spot Lounge, 8/3Paul Vogt and More Set for 'NEXT!' at The E Spot Lounge, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Ever wondered what really goes on behind closed doors at auditions? Well now's your chance to find out. On Monday 3 August, "NEXT!" is giving you an exclusive look at the exciting world of Musical Theatre Auditions. (more...)

UAC Theatre to Rock Out With AMERICAN IDIOT This AugustUAC Theatre to Rock Out With AMERICAN IDIOT This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The music of Green Day will come to life onstage this summer as Up and Coming Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of 'American Idiot.' (more...)

Get Drink Specials, Live Acoustic Music Daily at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas StripGet Drink Specials, Live Acoustic Music Daily at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas Strip
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The iconic Hard Rock Cafe on the Las Vegas Strip is now offering a feel-good start to guests' day, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. (more...)

FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF and More Set for Cinespia's Sept 2015 LineupFERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF and More Set for Cinespia's Sept 2015 Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

John Wyatt, founder of Cinespia, LA's most popular cinematic event of the summer, announced today its highly anticipated September 2015 lineup. (more...)

ANARCHY: AN IMPROVISED ROCK OPERA to Return to MCL Chicago, 8/6ANARCHY: AN IMPROVISED ROCK OPERA to Return to MCL Chicago, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Anarchy: An Improvised Rock Opera returns to the MCL stage on Thursday, August 6th 2015, at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam LipsBWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam Lips
by Jillian Weimer - Jul 29, 2015

Sam Lips, star of the national tour PIPPIN talks about getting started in the business, life on tour, and how the role has changed his life. (more...)

Chicago real estate auction to feature notes, homes and other assets in MidwestChicago real estate auction to feature notes, homes and other assets in Midwest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

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Lookingglass Theatre Company Sets Cast for World Premiere of Mary Zimmerman's TREASURE ISLANDLookingglass Theatre Company Sets Cast for World Premiere of Mary Zimmerman's TREASURE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Opening its 28th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Treasure Island, adapted and directed by Mary Zimmerman from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Treasure Island runs October 7, 2015 - January 31, 2016 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.  The Press Opening is Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.  Single tickets to Treasure Island go on sale to the general public on August 12, 2015. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for July 29, 2015!Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for July 29, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Jul 29, 2015

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City- Times Square, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn. Looking for affordable tickets for tonight, July 29, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

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