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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.



VIDEO: CHICAGO Celebrates The Weissler's 50th Wedding Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Tony-Award winning producers Barry and Fran Weissler have just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Watch the cast of Chicago pay tribute to the couple in a fun video below! (more...)

The Nerdery Furthers its Evolution as Strategic Digital Consultants with Addition of Chief Strategy and Operating Officer Adrian Slobin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

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Relix Premieres New Video for Title Track of Ron Pope's New Album 'Work'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Relix is premiering Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope's new video for the title track from his forthcoming album Work. Watch the video  HERE and share it HERE.Work is due August 18 on Pope's own Brooklyn Basement Records; Pope begins an international tour on September 28 with a pair of dates at New York's Irving Plaza. (more...)

New Docu-Series LAST CHANCE HIGH and FUNNY HOW? Head to Viceland This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Viceland will present two docu-series this July - LAST CHANCE HIGH and FUNNY HOW? LAST CHANCE HIGH Premiering July 17 at 10:30PM The eight-part documentary series is adapted and updated from the acclaimed 2014 Vice News web series focused on the students at Moses Montefiore Academy (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 29, 2017
by - Jun 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brooklyn College Presents the 12th Annual Weasel Festival Hosted by the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Department of Theater at Brooklyn College is one of New York City's outstanding institutions in the training of theater artists. With the assistance of a generous grant from the Tow Foundation, the Department of Theater in conjunction with the MFA Playwriting Program, headed by co-coordinators Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney, will present the annual Weasel Festival, hosted by The Public Theater. (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE Broadway Debut Special!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 29, 2017

In this episode: Broadway Debut Special Episode with Mary Claire King (War Paint) Elliot Mattox (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Kristen Smith Davis (Anastasia). These three talented performers are over the moon about making their debut in the 2017 season. They share their surprises, expectations, and fears and learned that sometimes you just have to stop and breathe. The biggest shock was realizing that when confronted with this ominous task at had, they were more than capable and that when preparation meets opportunity, embrace it. (more...)

Maine Enacts Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

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Nickelodeon, DMG Entertainment, SoftBank ISAT, and Pro Sports Owner Jeff Vinik Close Out Super League's Series C Round With $15 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

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Heath Ledger, River Phoenix & More Are Focus of New Reelz Series UNDER THE INFLUENCE
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

REELZ today announced new original series UNDER THE INFLUENCE premieres Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. A celebrity scandal can be the undoing of even the shiniest Hollywood star. (more...)

STRANGEST THINGS! and THE WIZ Lead 2017 Chicago Theatre Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Today, The Hawk Chicago announced nominations for the inaugural Chicago Theatre Awards, a contest in which all winners are chosen entirely by audience vote. The first round, which invited write-in submissions, ended June 23rd. The official nominees were decided by almost 1,600 voters. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre presents MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

THE CONNECTICUT CABARET THEATRE PROUDLY PRESENTS     My Way:  A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra   A Musical Created by David Grapes and Todd Olson Directed by Kris McMurray Musically Directed by TJ Thompson   July 7th thru August 5th, 2017. (more...)

GRAMMY-Nominated Seth Glier Premieres New Single & Pledge Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Seth Glier has released a performance video of his new track ¬ďI'm Still Looking¬Ē which premiered exclusively via Glide Magazine and also launched his Pledge Music campaign in support of his forthcoming new album, 'Birds'. (more...)

15th Anniversary Fresh Fruit Festival Coming to the wild project This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Fresh Fruit Festival - now in its 15th year - is presented by All Out Arts to celebrate the LGBTQ community's unique perspective, creativity & diversity, and to build links between the LGBTQ artistic communities, be they local or international.  (more...)

Emerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents Three Emersons and One Jon performed by members of world renowned Emerson String Quartet and CCCMF Artistic Director, pianist Jon Nakamatsu on Monday, August 7, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet.  (more...)

Big Brother Has its Eyes on AstonRep; 1984 Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2017-18 season with 1984, a chilling view of a world controlled by a totalitarian government, based on George Orwell's classic novel, adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles and directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin. 1984 will play September 14 - October 8, 2017 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129. The press opening is Friday, September 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces MUSE 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce MUSE 2017: Femmes Noires de la Resistance, July 13 - 23 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's MUSE celebrates new works, new artists and new voices with this annual series of theatrical readings, panels and performances featuring female artists intersecting ideas, visions and artistic excellence. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

the kates Bring LIT UP to Drinkers with Writing Problems
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Chicago comedian and blogger at DWWP, Elizabeth Gomez hosts the all female comedy showcase the kates at DWWP for their show LIT UP at Brisku's Bistro on July 28th at 7:30pm.  (more...)

NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for BRASSED OFF at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

For the first time in almost 40 years, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre will produce a full-scale production in house. Jeffrey Holland will play ex-miner and veteran conductor of Grimley Band, Danny in BRASSED OFF, from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 28, 2017
by - Jun 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Steppenwolf Releases Statement on Chicago Theatre Critic Hedy Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on Change.org on June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the petition has received more than 3,690 signatures. (more...)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro to Receive Pat Tillman Award for Service at The 25th ESPYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

For his perseverance and commitment to his country, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro will receive The Pat Tillman Award for Service at ¬ďThe 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One¬Ē on July 12. Emmy Award-winning host, writer and producer Jon Stewart will present the honor during the live telecast on ABC. (more...)

Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

ShawChicago Celebrates 23rd Anniversary Gala, Honors Jay Tunney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

ShawChicago honored Jay Tunney at annual gala, Shaw's Speakeasy. The gala took place on May 19th at the Casino, 195 E. Delaware Place and gifted Jay R. Tunney with the Bernie Award for his unending support of ShawChicago's work. The Bernie Award is given to individuals who have provided distinguished support in promoting the words and works of George Bernard Shaw in Chicago and around the world. (more...)

Steve Grand and Tori Scott to Return to Provincetown for 4th of July Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing two rising music stars back to The Art House this summer after sold-out debuts last season. Recording artist Steve Grand returns for a summer-long engagement from July 5 - August 31, and cutting edge NYC cabaret star Tori Scott returns this summer for two shows only, on July 8 & 9 - she will also be opening for Bianca Del Rio at Provincetown's Town Hall on July 10th. (more...)

Red, White, Blue and Broadway- The Full July Fourth Performance Schedule!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 28, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 26- July 2, 2017. (more...)

ALADDIN and THE KING AND I Celebrate Independence Day with 1776 Half-Price Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that Disney's ALADDIN and the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make 1776 half-price tickets available through the League of Chicago Theatres' Hot Tix program today, June 28, beginning at 12 PM through Sunday, July 9, 2017. (more...)

Free, Epic Art Collaboration Headed to Navy Pier This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Navy Pier, Chicago's mission-driven cultural district, has commissioned world-renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave and international architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang for Here Hear Chicago, a new site-specific project that incorporates art, design and performance. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's HARD TIMES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces complete casting for the return of the award-winning, circus-infused Hard Times, adapted and directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman from the book by Charles Dickens and in association with The Actors Gymnasium. (more...)

VIDEO: ALADDIN's Telly Leung Performs 'Proud of Your Boy' Live on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As Pride Month comes to a close, actor Telly Leung joins The New York Times to talk about being an actor who is out, and to sing a song from the Broadway musical ALADDIN - The Musical, in which he currently stars as the title character. (more...)

Will Elvis Musical HEARTBREAK HOTEL Strum to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will produce the world premiere of Heartbreak Hotel, on stage August 30 to September 30. This brand new tribute to the King of Rock 'n' Roll is the prequel to Tony-winning, record-setting, smash hit Million Dollar Quartet that became the greatest selling show in Ogunquit Playhouse history. (more...)

VIDEO: Director Josh Rhodes Goes Behind the Scenes of 'Havana' from GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Old Globe presents Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. This classic musical, the first production of the Globe's 2017 Summer Season, will run July 2 - August 13, 2017, with opening night on Friday, July 7, presented in association with Asolo Repertory Theatre. Get a sneak peek behind the scenes as the cast rehearses 'Havana' from the show in the video below! (more...)

Local Performance Artist Presents Bawdy Solo Performance About Infertility At Eclipse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

In Inconceivable: And Other Absurdities, Ohio-based performance artist Danielle Mari channels more than a dozen characters as she guides the audience through her twisted fallopian tubes in the true story of her quest to become a mother. (more...)

Capitol Records And UMe Celebrate Legendary Artist Steve Miller '50'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Mercedes Ruehl to Play 'Ma' in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that Mercedes Ruehl, winner of the Tony Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe Award, will star opposite the previously announced Michael Urie in the upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's modern classic, Torch Song, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Scoop: THE BACHLORETTE on ABC - Monday, July 3, 2017
by - Jun 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHLORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, July 3, 2017! (more...)

5th Annual Miller Lite Tap The Future' Live Pitch Tour Kicks Off In Search Of Original Business Ideas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Miller Lite is in search of entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their business. For the fifth year, the Miller Lite Tap the Future business competition will hit the road for a Live Pitch tour. The five-city tour will feature twenty-five semifinalists eager to take their business to the next level. (more...)

3Gstore.com Announces Reseller Partnership with Accelerated Concepts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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The CW to Premiere Season 4 of MASTERS OF ILLUSION 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

MASTERS OF ILLUSION, produced by Associated Television International and hosted by Dean Cain, has announced the Season Four Premiere on The CW Network will include two 30-minute episodes airing back to back on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 8:00 p.m./7:00 p.m. Central. (more...)

Social: Eva Longoria, Minnie Driver, Weird Al, Rachelle Ann Go and More Sing from Hamilton for #Ham4All Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda is raising money for the Immigrants: We Get The Job Done Coalition via Prizeo with this #Ham4All social challenge. You can be entered to win two VIP tickets to the opening night of Hamilton in LA, the after party, a meet and greet with Lin, and roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodation. Check out the note from Lin-Manuel below, and some videos of your Broadway faves participating below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Revives Powerful Musical Revue JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at the Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces Full Casting for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has today announced completed casting for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, which returns to the theatre from 11 August in an extended run through to 23 September 2017. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for Emery Entertainment's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Emery Entertainment is pleased to announce two new subscription packages available for the 2017-2018 season at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza. Fan favorites, Off-Broadway comedies, and a brand new Artists Lounge Live Series will enhance the exciting theatrical season at one of St. Louis' most intimate venues. (more...)

TV Exclusive: Tony Winner Christopher Ashley Talks Broadway Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld exclusively spoke to Tony Award Winning Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) about his new Broadway-bound musical, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. Check out the video below! (more...)

Andrew Sean Greer, Celebrated MacDowell Author Comes to WRITERS IN THE LOFT 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On Monday, July 24, New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) comes to town with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist whose escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! (more...)

BWW Interview: Candice Guardino and ITALIAN BRED at NJ Venues
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 27, 2017

Candice Guardino will visit New Jersey this summer performing at Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park followed by Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre in August. (more...)

The Actuary presents Pre-Show Seminar 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Meet Director Kevin Christopher Fox at a pre-show seminar at Peninsula Players this Thursday, June 29 (more...)

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