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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.


BWW Review: Lovely Dreamlike Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE at City Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jul 25, 2016

THE GLASS MENAGERIE was Tennessee Williams first successful play. It premiered in Chicago in 1944 and later transferred to Broadway. This four character memory play took Williams from obscurity to fame, winning the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1945. The most strongly autobiographical of his work it features characters based on his overbearing mother and his fragile sister Rose. Before the play Williams had covered the material in both a short story called 'Portrait of a Girl in Glass' and a screenplay written earlier called The Gentleman Caller. The play is the most lyrically beautiful of all of Williams work, due mostly to the poetry of Tom's soliloquies to the audience. It examines the isolation of people who can't connect to each other or the world at large. (more...)

Cameron Dye and Sarah Haskins-Kortuem Win the 2016 Panasonic New York City Triathlon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Cameron Dye of Boulder, CO won the male professional division in 1:48:31 and Sarah Haskins-Kortuem of Eureka, MO won the female professional division in 1:57:59 at today's 2016 Panasonic New York City Triathlon. 4,000 Pros, ParaTriathletes (physically challenged) and Age Group athletes competed in the event, produced and presented by Life Time SM The Healthy Way of Life Company. Tens of thousands of spectators cheered on the athletes throughout the course. (more...)

BWW Review: It's Austen Time - SENSE AND SENSIBILITY / I LOVE YOU BECAUSE
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 25, 2016

This past week I saw two different musicals that have taken their inspiration from classic Jane Austen novels and, while completely different in size and scale, both have considerable merits. The first is in San Diego where Paul Gordon's to-die-for new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is gracing the stage at The Old Globe. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Thom Southerland On Reviving Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

Director Thom Southerland has built a career on revelatory musical revivals in smaller fringe venues, from Me and Juliet and The Grand Tour at Finborough Theatre to Titanic, Grand Hotel and Grey Gardens at Southwark Playhouse. He's programmed an enticing range of musicals for his first season as artistic director of Charing Cross Theatre, but first up is the European premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein's little-seen Allegro, playing at Southwark from August 5. (more...)

Sage Summit 2016 Set to Be Largest Global Gathering of Entrepreneurs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited Announces First Half Trading Update
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Jefferies Semiconductor, Hardware & Communications Infrastructure Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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BWW Interview: Baayork Lee - A CHORUS LINE Original Still Stepping Up to the Line
by Gil Kaan - Jul 25, 2016

To any A CHORUS LINE aficionado, the mere mention of Baayork Lee will conjure up vivid memories of the original Connie Wong - the youthful-looking, 4'10' Asian-American, perky dynamo who repeatedly evaded revealing her biological age to Zach, the interviewing choreographer. Now in 2016, Baayork will be choreographing and directing her most recent production of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. (more...)

Registration for RBMA Fall Educational Conference Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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BWW Interview: Chicago Native Anthony Norman Discusses Life on NEWSIES National Tour
by Kailey Hansen - Jul 25, 2016

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Broadway's favorite newsboys are dancing their way into the heart of the Windy City. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and book by Harvey Fierstein, Newsies has become a popular success across North America (not to mention it has a few Tony Awards in its back pocket). Cast member and Chicago native, Anthony Norman, discusses being part of a national tour and the magic of this beloved story. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 24, 2016
by - Jul 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Legendary Orchestrator Larry Moore
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 24, 2016

Orchestrator Larry Moore has been praised by the New York Daily News as 'one of the most ingenious practitioners in his profession,' and you'll find no argument in that statement once you hear Larry's fascinating story. Stopping by to pull back the curtain on the role of an orchestrator, Larry tells Rob and Kevin what it was like orchestrating such musical series favorites as 'Unsung Musicals' and 'Lost in Boston,' which recording is the greatest cast album of all time, and how he got Stephen Sondheim his Pulitzer Prize! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016. (more...)

DON'T THINK TWICE Opens with Highest Per Screen Average of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE sold out dozens of showtimes this weekend, grossing $90,126 at New York's Landmark Sunshine. This ranks as the highest per screen average of 2016, besting Woody Allen's CAFE SOCIETY, and is one of the highest exclusive opening weekend per screen averages of all-time. (more...)

BATSU! NYC Celebrates 500th Performance with Special Guest EpicLLOYD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

YouTube mega star EpicLLOYD (Epic Rap Battles of History) named as special guest star for BATSU!'s 500th performance on August 6, 2016. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/23-7/24/2016
by - Jul 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Sunday, July 24, 2016. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Moving House- How a Tony-Winning Play Switches Theatres
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 24, 2016

Broadway shows changing houses is not a totally uncommon thing, though it has happened just a handful of times over the past few years. In 2013, Mamma Mia! packed up at the Winter Garden to continue its run at the Broadhurst Theatre. Rock of Ages moved three blocks from the Brooks Atkinson to the Helen Hayes in 2011. Before that, such shows as The 39 Steps, August: Osage County, The Lion King, and Chicago did the same. So what exactly goes into moving from Broadway's smallest theatre to a 1093-seat house? (Hint: Despite the show's apartment-style set, it's more than just cardboard boxes and a U-Haul.) Stage Manager Billy Barnes explains: (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 23, 2016
by - Jul 23, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Room Escape Adventures Now Using Popular Augmented Reality Coins as...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

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Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Over 60 million people around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! This tale full of sun and fun unfolds on a Greek island paradise when, on the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years before. Based on the music of Swedish pop group ABBA, this Tony Award-nominated musical includes hits like 'Dancing Queen,' 'Take a Chance on Me,' 'The Winner Takes It All,' and many, many more! (more...)

U.S. Edition of Jaipur Literature Festival Heads to Boulder
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Rich with words and ideas, JLF@Boulder invites participants to join together in examining the depth and breadth of the human experience through the reflections and imaginations of more than 80 distinguished contemporary authors and speakers from around the world. In these critical times, the penetrating, intercultural dialogue exchanged at this festival of ideas speaks deeply to individuals and gives rise to the joy of community. (more...)

Record Attendance Expected at 4th Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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NBC Sports to Present PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS, Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

NBC Sports Group presents Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) this today, July 23, live at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN (more...)

Gogo Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 4, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/22/2016
by BWW - Jul 22, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7/22/2016. (more...)

Honor Molloy's CRACKSKULL ROW to Premiere at the cell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Nancy Manocherian's the cell in Chelsea will present the World Premiere of CRACKSKULL ROW by award-winning dramatist Honor Molloy. (more...)

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

John Lennon-Themed Drama THE LENNON REPORT Gets October Release Date
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Emerging Pictures has set an October 7th release date for THE LENNON REPORT, a new film which examines the aftermath of the 1980 murder of legendary Beatle John Lennon. (more...)

Bats Comments on SEC's Approval of Generic Listings Filing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Speeds Into the Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical opened at Patchogue Theatre presented by The Gateway on July 20 and will run through August 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from Azusa Productions' EROICA at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Azusa Productions, in association with Redtwist Theatre, presents the world premiere of the touching family drama EROICA, by David Alex, directed by Maggie Speer, playing now through August, 2016 at Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater presents MAMMA MIA! Performances run now through Sunday, September 11, 2016, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Capital Stage to Present New Works Festival PLAYWRIGHTS' REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Capital Stage presents its annual new works festival PLAYWRIGHTS' REVOLUTION with staged readings of four brand-new plays. As Sacramento's leader of bold, thought-provoking theatre, Capital Stage created Playwrights' Revolution to identify and develop new plays and playwrights. (more...)

New Orleans Launches 12th Annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month with More than 65 Restaurants Participating Throughout August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) has announced the line-up of phenomenal restaurants for its twelfth annual COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month, offering special two- and three-course lunch menus for $20 or less, three-course dinner menus for $39 or less and three-course brunch menus for $39 or less, available August 1-31, 2016. (more...)

Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and More Slated for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AD HOC [HOME], Opening Tonight at About Face Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

About Face Theatre presents the world premiere of AD HOC [HOME], a devised play exploring 'family' written by and featuring members of the the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Associate Kieran Kredell. AD HOC [HOME] will play now through July 31, 2016 at the Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, July 22, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hedy Weiss to Lead Talkback After Raven's DIRECT FROM DEATH ROW THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

This Sunday, July 24, help Raven Theatre welcome Chicago Sun-Times Theater and Dance Critic Hedy Weiss! After the 3 pm matinee performance of Direct from Death Row The Scottsboro Boys, Hedy will interview the cast and director and take questions from the audience. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Open 94th Season With ANDREA CHENIER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

San Francisco Opera's 2016-17 Season opens Friday, September 9 with a gala performance of Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier in a new production by Sir David McVicar. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ash Lawn Opera Presents SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The summer concludes with South Pacific, an ever-topical story of love in the time of war, and one of the most heralded musicals of all time. Since its premiere in 1949, it has won countless awards, including the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Awards both for its original run and its 2008 revival. Featuring some of the greatest songs in musical theater history, including 'Some Enchanted Evening,' 'I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy,' and 'A Cockeyed Optimist,' this remarkable production will stay with you for years to come. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AYN RAND IN LOVE at MCL Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

MCL Chicago Artistic Director Alex Garday presents the world premiere comedic musical AYN RAND IN LOVE as part of the summer series. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Eddie Redmayne in FANTASTIC BEASTS Comic-Con Poster Art
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Warner Bros. Pictures' has released the official Comic-Con poster for their highly anticipated film FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, featuring Eddie Redmayne. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents SIDE BY SIDE Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The second of three Side-by-Side programs presented by the Chicago Philharmonic in conjunction with the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks will take place on Saturday, July 30 at the Columbus Park Refectory. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Extended at Stages Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Audiences and critics are loving Shear Madness! Many dates are already full, so due to popular demand, Stages Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce FOUR MORE WEEKS of performances. (more...)

The MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

New for its 2016-2017 Season: McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Fawell Blvd. at College of DuPage presents encore broadcasts of National Theatre Live's International Series, part of the U.K.'s National Theatre's groundbreaking project a selection of world class, award-winning British theater productions to local venues around the world. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico Part of Televised Performance Wednesday Night at Democratic Convention
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

A trio of Broadway and cabaret favorites, Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway and Melissa Errico will be giving a televised performance Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention (more...)

Amanda Horvath and Courtney Mack to Star in Underscore Theatre's TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 'knee whack' ice skating scandal. (more...)

VIDEO: The Viola Project Helps Empower Girls Through Shakespeare
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

A Chicago non-profit lets girls explore the works of William Shakespeare while using his classic texts to propel discussions of contemporary issues facing girls and women. (more...)

William Street Rep to Bring GET LIT(erary) Reading Series to Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

GET LIT(erary) is a monthly reading series based around selected themed classic and contemporary literary works. (more...)

ART and [TITLE OF SHOW] Close Out Williams Street Rep's TheatreFEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Don't miss out on the final weekends of Williams Street Repertory's inaugural theatre festival at Raue Center For The Arts! (more...)

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