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New York City Center (New York, NY)
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.


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Gluten-Free Cookbook YUM by Dr. Theresa Nicassio Wins International Book AwardsGluten-Free Cookbook YUM by Dr. Theresa Nicassio Wins International Book Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Dr. Theresa Nicassio continues to gain critical acclaim with her first self-published book, YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet. (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Sub in WNO's THE VALKYRIEBWW Review: Superb Sub in WNO's THE VALKYRIE
by Roger Catlin - May 4, 2016

Ten years of planning and $10 million in production costs couldn't prevent the Washington National Opera from pleasing all the gods in its ambitious staging of all four operas in Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung. (more...)

Michael J. Palumbo Releases 'Calculated Risk: The Modern Entrepreneur's Handbook'Michael J. Palumbo Releases 'Calculated Risk: The Modern Entrepreneur's Handbook'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Michael J. Palumbo, distinguished Chicago trader known for turning $250,000 into over $100 million, announces release of first book, 'Calculated Risk: The Modern Entrepreneur's Handbook.' Within the book Palumbo shares the insights and secrets he developed over 20 years that led to his extraordinary success. (more...)

Kathleen Balota Releases THE ETHICAL BUSINESS WOMANKathleen Balota Releases THE ETHICAL BUSINESS WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Kathleen Balota, a Kettering University masters graduate and dedicated author, has completed her new book 'The Ethical Business Woman': a brilliant and absorbing tale of a woman who creates an extravagant and well executed lie to hide a job loss and ends up gaining endless opportunities until the truth is discovered. (more...)

Angel Ortero Presents First Hong Kong Exhibition, May 26Angel Ortero Presents First Hong Kong Exhibition, May 26
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

For his first Hong Kong gallery exhibition, Puerto Rican artist Angel Otero will present a group of new paintings that bring his unique visual language to the forefront. Otero is dedicated to continuing the tradition of abstraction, and is an innovator in the genre. His richly textured abstract paintings engage in a dialogue with art historical themes while grappling with the artist's own history and sense of self. Through innovative techniques and physically engaging processes, Otero continually experiments with materials, drawing much of his inspiration from the inherent qualities of paint. The artist will be present for an opening reception at the Pedder Building gallery on Thursday, May 26, from 6-8PM. (more...)

BWW Art News: Art Institute Chicago Presents VANISHING BEAUTY Exhibition, 6/19BWW Art News: Art Institute Chicago Presents VANISHING BEAUTY Exhibition, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich cultures of some of Asia's most remote regions with this summer's exhibition Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection . Drawn from Art Institute Trustee and accomplished photographer Barbara Levy Kipper's sweeping collection of Asian jewelry and ritual objects, the exhibition presents 300 exquisitely crafted works of art that present a panoramic view of the nomadic peoples and ethnic minorities of Asia whose cultures, history, and artistic production deeply inspired Kipper-and will continue to inspire and educate future generations, honoring Kipper's tremendous generosity and vision, when they join the Art Institute's permanent collection. (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Run With Mom on Mother's DayFitness Tip of the Day: Run With Mom on Mother's Day
by Christina Mancuso - May 4, 2016

Celebrate mom this year by registering for a local Mother's Day race. (more...)

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The Great White Way will see a plethora of musicals, both new and returning. (more...)

Two in Five Working Moms Report Being the Sole Breadwinner for Their Family, but Continue to Earn Significantly Less than Working Dads, Finds CareerBuilder's Annual MothTwo in Five Working Moms Report Being the Sole Breadwinner for Their Family, but Continue to Earn Significantly Less than Working Dads, Finds CareerBuilder's Annual Moth
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Samantha Barks To Sing National Anthem At Women's FA Cup Final!Samantha Barks To Sing National Anthem At Women's FA Cup Final!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

One of the stars of the 2012 film version of Les Miserables will sing the national anthem at this year's SSE Women's FA Cup Final. (more...)

BlackStratus Partners With Autotask To Deliver Integrated New Security-as-a-Service SolutionBlackStratus Partners With Autotask To Deliver Integrated New Security-as-a-Service Solution
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PRGX Global, Inc. to Present at B. Riley and Barrington Research ConferencesPRGX Global, Inc. to Present at B. Riley and Barrington Research Conferences
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The Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Names WinnersThe Blank Theatre's 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Names Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?Now celebrating its 24th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young  Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 16-19 from seven different states. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, June 2-26. (more...)

Tickets to Steve Martin & Martin Short, Jill Scott and More at NJPAC on Sale FridayTickets to Steve Martin & Martin Short, Jill Scott and More at NJPAC on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Singer and songwriter Jill Scott - three-time Grammy winner for hits including "He Loves Me (Lyzel in E Flat)," performs "Fool's Gold," "A Long Walk," "The Way" and many sensuous R&B favorites. Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Names New President And CEONational YoungArts Foundation Names New President And CEO
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the National YoungArts Foundation today announced the appointment of Carolina Garcia Jayaram as President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Jayaram succeeds Michael Kaiser, Interim Chief Executive Officer. She will assume her post on June 20, 2016. (more...)

Medialets is First to Adopt Rigorous Methodology for Counting Mobile Ads as Recommended by the MRCMedialets is First to Adopt Rigorous Methodology for Counting Mobile Ads as Recommended by the MRC
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Denise Tomasello to Perform at The Skokie Theatre, 5/28Denise Tomasello to Perform at The Skokie Theatre, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Direct from her historic sold out concert at the Gold Coast's Drake Hotel Grand Ballroom, where she became the first entertainer to perform at  the legendary hotel, and heralded as "The Cabaret Queen of Chicago," by both the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Skyline, the legendary Denise Tomasello, will be making her solo concert debut at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, Illinois, on Saturday, May 28th at 8pm. Tickets for this highly anticipated special event are $30 and can be obtained online at SkokieTheatre.org or calling 847.677.7761. (more...)

FIRST DATE, GUYS AND DOLLS, David Sedaris & More on Tap for Raue Center's 2016-17 SeasonFIRST DATE, GUYS AND DOLLS, David Sedaris & More on Tap for Raue Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Raue Center For The Arts is pleased to announce a sneak peek of their 2016-2017 Season through May of 2017. Highlights include national acts like Jim Peterik as part of the 5th Annual National Piano Conference at Raue Center (6/25), Michael W. Smith (9/20), Louie Anderson (7/29) and David Sedaris (10/26). (more...)

4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival Now Accepting Applications4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The vibrant comedy hub of Chicago, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, is proud to announce that applications are now open to participate in the 4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, taking place August 11 through August 14. (more...)

Kino Lorber Acquires All US and Canadian Rights to Documentary LUCHA MEXICOKino Lorber Acquires All US and Canadian Rights to Documentary LUCHA MEXICO
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

Sol Y Luna, Kino Lorber's new Spanish-language label, is proud to announce the acquisition of all US and Canadian rights to the documentary LUCHA MEXICO (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF at Writers TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF at Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Writers Theatre, under leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2015/16 season with DEATH OF A STREETCAR NAMED VIRGINIA WOOLF: A PARODY created by Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen, written by Tim Sniffen and directed by Stuart Carden and Michael Halberstam. The production has been extended by two weeks, and runs now through July 31, 2016 in the Gillian Theatre at Writers Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is tomorrow, May 4, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pianist Alon Goldstein's Detroit Recital Debut to Cap CMSD Midtown SeriesPianist Alon Goldstein's Detroit Recital Debut to Cap CMSD Midtown Series
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The finale of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's 2015-16 Midtown Series features pianist Alon Goldstein in recital Friday, May 13 at 8:00 PM at Schaver Recital Hall on the Wayne State University campus in Detroit.  (more...)

New York, World Premieres & More Set for Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary SeasonNew York, World Premieres & More Set for Playwrights Realm's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, The Playwrights Realm is pleased to announce its 2016-17 10th anniversary season. Over the past decade, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and worked to introduce new initiatives to expand its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights as they strive to make a life in the arts. (more...)

Chita Rivera Extends Cafe Carlyle EngagementChita Rivera Extends Cafe Carlyle Engagement
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Cafe Carlyle has announced an extension for Broadway legend Chita Rivera's acclaimed, sold out Cafe debut with four encore performances, May 18-21. (more...)

Chicago's Ireon Roach Tops 2016 National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionChicago's Ireon Roach Tops 2016 National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Chicago Public School student Ireon Roach was awarded first place in the National August Wilson Monologue Competition, which was held May 2, 2016, at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway in New York City. (more...)

Master Mixologists:  Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker BoaseMaster Mixologists: Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker Boase
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Mixologists, Gregory Lucas and Parker Boase of LIQUID LAB and The Attic in NYC. (more...)

HighPoint Solutions Launches Clinical Trial Design Tool, a Salesforce Fullforce Solution for Life Sciences R&DHighPoint Solutions Launches Clinical Trial Design Tool, a Salesforce Fullforce Solution for Life Sciences R&D
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MOTHERSTRUCK! to Open Greenhouse Theater Center's Solo CelebrationMOTHERSTRUCK! to Open Greenhouse Theater Center's Solo Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

'MotherStruck!,' written and performed by Staceyann Chin, co-produced in New York by Rosie O'Donnell, Robert Dragotta and Culture Project, and originally directed by Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Cynthia Nixon begins Greenhouse Theater Center's 'Solo Celebration' at the Greenhouse (2257 N Lincoln Ave). (more...)

Catherine Butterfield Comedy LIFE EXPECTANCY to Play Hollywood FringeCatherine Butterfield Comedy LIFE EXPECTANCY to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Catherine Butterfield, author of the plays JOINED AT THE HEAD, THE SLEEPER, LIFE IN THE TREES and BROWNSTONE, among others, will premiere her latest comedy, LIFE EXPECTANCY, at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Second City alum Ron West will helm the play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the final production in the third smash season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, PORCHLIGHT REVISITS CHESS, music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus and book by Tim Rice, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier and music direction by Jimmy Morehead. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Walkabout Theater's THE CURE Set for Chicago Cultural Center, 6/1-18Walkabout Theater's THE CURE Set for Chicago Cultural Center, 6/1-18
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

 Walkabout Theater Company, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is pleased to present THE CURE, a new ensemble-devised work exploring our relationship with disease, resilience and our pursuit of immortality. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Stage Lucas Hnath's HILLARY AND CLINTONPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Stage Lucas Hnath's HILLARY AND CLINTON
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company closes its 2015-2016 season with the East Coast premiere of Lucas Hnath's Hillary and Clinton May 27-June 26.  Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, the production features an ensemble cast with Todd Cerveris, Alice M. Gatling, John Procaccino, and Lindsay Smiling. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Host 'PLAY LIKE A KID' FUNdraiserThe Auditorium Theatre to Host 'PLAY LIKE A KID' FUNdraiser
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre hosts Play Like a KidÂ…For the Kids!, a Game Day FUNdraiser to support their education and outreach programs, on Tuesday, June 14 at 6PM at the Chicago Sports Museum at Water Tower Place (835 N. Michigan Ave - 7th Floor). Attendees will enjoy the museum exhibits and the museum's "Play with the Legends" interactive games while enjoying food, wine and beer, raffle prizes, and a live auction. (more...)

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NBC's THE VOICE Grows Week-to-Week, Network Wins Monday Night Among Big 4NBC's THE VOICE Grows Week-to-Week, Network Wins Monday Night Among Big 4
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

NBC wins Monday night among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and is #1 in every other key demo, while ranking #1 or tied for #1 during six of six half-hours among those nets in adults 18-49. (more...)

Innovid Honored With a Stevie Award for Innovation in 2016 American Business Awards(SM)Innovid Honored With a Stevie Award for Innovation in 2016 American Business Awards(SM)
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Revel Systems to Showcase iPad Point of Sale Platform with Chef Robert Irvine at the 2016 National Restaurant Association ShowRevel Systems to Showcase iPad Point of Sale Platform with Chef Robert Irvine at the 2016 National Restaurant Association Show
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

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High Concept Labs to Host 2016 Spring Open House Next SaturdayHigh Concept Labs to Host 2016 Spring Open House Next Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

On Saturday, May 14, the arts service organization High Concept Labs (HCL) celebrates its Sponsored Artists in the biannual HCL Open House at Mana Contemporary Chicago from 7:30 to 11:30 PM. The open warehouse art party will include performances, installations, music, and film screenings by artists from the organization's past and present. Light bites, specialty drinks, and much more await partygoers. (more...)

Dandelion Theatre to Present THE HOT DOG STANDDandelion Theatre to Present THE HOT DOG STAND
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Dandelion Theatre presents an impressive Chicago collaboration, The Hot Dog Stand, for one weekend only, May 20 through 22, at The Den Theatre in Wicker Park.  (more...)

Chicago Artists Chorale to Present SONGS OF LOVE AND LIGHTChicago Artists Chorale to Present SONGS OF LOVE AND LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Chicago Artists Chorale, a group of 60 singers drawn together from across Chicago's professional arts communities, wraps up its second season on May 10 with SONGS OF LOVE AND LIGHT, a concert of resonant, powerful choral music spanning from the late Romantic period through the present day. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, at 1010 W. Webster Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Notables to Host An Evening with Jeremy Denk in Zankel Hall, 5/26Carnegie Hall Notables to Host An Evening with Jeremy Denk in Zankel Hall, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

  On Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m., Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari and the Carnegie Hall Notables-a membership and ticket program for music enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s-host the 12th Annual Notable Occasion: An Evening with Jeremy Denk. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of 'CLUED IN' at Second City's Beat LoungePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of 'CLUED IN' at Second City's Beat Lounge
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

After a completely sold-out run in February, the popular improvisers behind CLUED-IN: AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY has been invited back to The Beat Lounge in the Second City Training Center for an open run starting Saturday, May 14. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Cyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This WeekCyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper is taking a country DETOUR May 6 with her highly-anticipated new album (available for pre-order now) featuring a collection of country covers from the 40's, 50's and 60's. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This SummerNorth Coast Repertory Theatre to Present HEDDA GABLER This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Arguably one of the most complex and intriguing female characters ever written, HEDDA GABLER weaves a mesmerizing tale of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who is driven by a need for power and freedom. (more...)

Artsfusion to Stage Reading of ECHO NEVADA with Vickie DaignaultArtsfusion to Stage Reading of ECHO NEVADA with Vickie Daignault
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Vickie will portray the ranch house cook Copey in the Staged Reading of Anna Brennen's ECHO NEVADA, a riveting look at life on a ranch in northeastern Nevada set in 1948 during an early spring storm. (more...)

'VANISHING BEAUTY: ASIAN JEWELRY AND RITUAL OBJECTS' Exhibition Set for Art Institute of Chicago'VANISHING BEAUTY: ASIAN JEWELRY AND RITUAL OBJECTS' Exhibition Set for Art Institute of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich cultures of some of Asia's most remote regions with this summer's exhibition Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection. (more...)

THE MAIDS, DRY LAND & More Set for Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company's 2016-17 SeasonTHE MAIDS, DRY LAND & More Set for Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

 Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company today announced that its 2016-2017 season will feature a world premiere, as well as the regional premiere of a Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist.   (more...)

Tapad Engineering Sponsors Two of the World's Most Powerful Scala ConferencesTapad Engineering Sponsors Two of the World's Most Powerful Scala Conferences
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