Music Theater Works Announces Chicago Professional Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More

Music Theater Works Announces Chicago Professional Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More

Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31).

The October Lerner and Loewe concert will be at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. All other productions are at the company's home venue, Cahn Auditorium in Evanston.

The ticket office is located at 516 4th Street in Wilmette. Discount season packages are available. To purchase tickets call (847) 920-5360 or order online at MusicTheaterWorks.com

Previously the company announced the appointment of Kyle Dougan as Producing Artistic Director Designate, effective October 1, 2018, and the retirement of General Manager Bridget McDonough and Artistic Director Rudy Hogenmiller, effective January, 2020.

McDonough was one of the company's founders in 1980 (as Light Opera Works). Hogenmiiler has been with the organization since 2004. Both will work closely with Dougan and Music Director Roger Bingaman (who remains in his post) during the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition.

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert

Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Based upon the book by Shepherd Mead

With full orchestra

The Pulitzer Prize-winning satire of 1960s big business, from the composer of GUYS AND DOLLS.

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Chicago professional premiere

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Book by Peter Parnell

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film

With full orchestra

Lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo's epic story of love and acceptance, by the creators of WICKED and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, with songs from the Disney movie.

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LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS

Show-stopping songs from the classic musicals BRIGADOON, MY FAIR LADY, GIGI, PAINT YOUR WAGON and CAMELOT.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Lyrics by Tim Rice

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

With full orchestra

Tuneful, colorful family musical for the holidays.

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