'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 9th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 9, 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. 'American Idiot' examines a generation, and 'The Girl in the Train' captures a by-gone era. We run down long-run shows, and break down the Marriott Theatre's 2016 season announcement, too. Plus 'Hollywood' from Light Opera Works, a new show from Underscore, a high school mounts 'Starlight Express,' and Christmas has begun! (more...)

Underscore Theatre to Premiere HAYMARKET: THE ANARCHIST'S SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

?The true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre comes to life in Underscore Theatre Company's world premiere musical HAYMARKET: THE ANARCHIST'S SONGBOOK, with book and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, music by David Kornfeld, directed by Elizabeth Margolius with music direction by Robert Ollis and Tyler Thompson. Commemorating the 130th anniversary of the deadly bombing and riot at Haymarket Square, this stirring new musical will play May 14 - June 12, 2016 at Chicago new performance venue, the Edge Theatre at 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - June 4, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Girl in the Train by the Chicago Folk Operetta: Premiere
by Chicago News Desk - Aug 26, 2008

Chicago Folks Operetta brings the charm and humor of the Viennese waltz operetta genre to life in Chicago with its imaginative production of The Girl in the Train at The Athenaeum Theatre. Just in-time for Oktoberfest, this rarely performed operetta has all the trademark Viennese melodies and dances of the waltz operetta genre. (more...)