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Photos: First Look At CABARET At Porchlight Music Theatre, Now Extended Through PhotosPhotos: First Look At CABARET At Porchlight Music Theatre, Now Extended Through March 5
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/26/2023) - Porchlight Music Theatre has announced, due to popular demand, a new block of tickets for three weeks of performances have been added to its presentation of the Tony Award-winning landmark musical Cabaret, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. See photos from the production!


Photos: First Look at HANSEL AND GRETEL at Lyric Opera of Chicago PhotosPhotos: First Look at HANSEL AND GRETEL at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(1/25/2023) - Get a first look at photos of Lyric Opera of Chicago's return of Humperdinck's deliciously dark fairytale Hansel and Gretel, January 25 to February 5, 2023.


Photos: First Look At Alexander Gemignani and The Cast of BIG FISH At Marriott T PhotosPhotos: First Look At Alexander Gemignani and The Cast of BIG FISH At Marriott Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Broadway

(1/24/2023) - The Marriott Theatre’s 2023 season launches with the family-friendly musical adventure, BIG FISH! See photos of Broadway star Andrew Gemignani and more in new character portraits!


Photos: Redtwist Theatre Presents the World Premiere Of THE GREAT KAHN, Playing PhotosPhotos: Redtwist Theatre Presents the World Premiere Of THE GREAT KAHN, Playing Through February 26
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/23/2023) - See photos from the Redtwist Theatre’s world premiere of The Great Khan, written by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Jamal Howard, playing through February 26, at Redtwist Theatre.


Photos: First Look at ALMOST, MAINE at Oil Lamp Theater PhotosPhotos: First Look at ALMOST, MAINE at Oil Lamp Theater
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(1/22/2023) - Oil Lamp Theater will present ALMOST, MAINE, written by John Cariani and directed by Susan Gorman through February 26. Check out photos of the production here!


Photos/Video: First Look at Ginger Minj and More in THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE! at Mer PhotosPhotos/Video: First Look at Ginger Minj and More in THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE! at Mercury Theater Chicago
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(1/15/2023) - Mercury Theater has released production photos of The Golden Gals Live!, directed by and starring Ginger Minj and produced by Fruit Wine Productions. The Golden Gals Live! runs through February 12, 2023 at Mercury Theater Chicago. Check out the photos here!


Photos: Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 36th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Begins Tomorro PhotosPhotos: Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 36th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Begins Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/6/2023) - See photos from Pegasus Theatre Chicago’s 36th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, playing through Saturday, Jan. 28 at Chicago Dramatists, 765 N. Aberdeen.


Photos: A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, The Beautiful City Project's Fundraising Party Fo PhotosPhotos: A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, The Beautiful City Project's Fundraising Party For Season Of Concern
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(1/4/2023) - The Beautiful City Project held it's Holiday fundraising event A NOT-SO-SILENT NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Season of Concern, on Friday, December 19th at Floating World Gallery.


Photos: First Look at LAST OUT: ELEGY OF A GREEN BERET at Steppenwolf Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at LAST OUT: ELEGY OF A GREEN BERET at Steppenwolf Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(12/22/2022) - Get a first look at photos of Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret – a touring production championed by the Gary Sinise Foundation at Steppenwolf Theatre Company.


Photos: First Look at the Cast of RADIAL GRADIENT at Shattered Globe PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Cast of RADIAL GRADIENT at Shattered Globe
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(12/21/2022) - Get a first look at Shattered Globe Theatre's world premiere of Jasmine Sharma’s introspective and empowering play Radial Gradient.


Photos: First Look At Music Theater Works' IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens PhotosPhotos: First Look At Music Theater Works' IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens Tonight At The North Shore Center
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(12/16/2022) - Music Theater Works presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, now playing through January 1, 2023, in the Center Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie. See photos from the production.


Photos: First Look at HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS at Strawdog Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS at Strawdog Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(12/14/2022) - Get a first look at Strawdog Theatre Company's holiday family favorite Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, returning for its fifth year.


Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents PORCHLIGHT REVISITS THE APPLE TREE PhotosPhotos: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents PORCHLIGHT REVISITS THE APPLE TREE
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(12/9/2022) - See photos from opening night of Porchlight Music Theatre's Porchlight Revisits The Apple Tree, book and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book and music by Jerry Bock with additional material by James Coopersmith.


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwolf Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(12/7/2022) - Get a first look at production photos of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Vichet Chum’s Bald Sisters, a brazen, comic examination of the ties that bind multigenerational families of immigrants together. 


Photos: THE BUTTCRACKER: A NUTCRACKER BURLESQUE Now Playing At The Greenhouse Th PhotosPhotos: THE BUTTCRACKER: A NUTCRACKER BURLESQUE Now Playing At The Greenhouse Theater Center
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(12/2/2022) - See photos of The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque, returning this holiday season with the sixth edition of Chicago’s favorite alternative holiday show, a twist on the original story and a live event not to be missed, directed by Miguel Long and choreographed by Dylan Kerr, now playing through December 31 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. 


Photos: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE LOST EPISOD PhotosPhotos: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE LOST EPISODES – THE OBLIGATORY HOLIDAY SPECIAL
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(11/30/2022) - Hell in a Handbag Productions will ring in the holiday season with the return of its favorite seniors in The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes – The Obligatory Holiday Special, playing November 26 – December 30, 2022 at The Hoover-Leppen Theatre at The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. in Chicago.


Photos: First Look at THE BEATRIX POTTER HOLIDAY TEA PARTY at Chicago Children's PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE BEATRIX POTTER HOLIDAY TEA PARTY at Chicago Children's Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(11/29/2022) - See photos of Chicago Children’s Theatre’s popular holiday show, The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party, returning for its seventh season, November 19-December 24, 2022. 


Photos: First Look at TITLE TEN, Now Playing at Theater Wit PhotosPhotos: First Look at TITLE TEN, Now Playing at Theater Wit
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(11/28/2022) - In Title Ten, a new play by Julie Proudfoot, eight radically different women share stories about their fight for autonomy over their own bodies, from 1978 to now. Check out all new photos here!


Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwo PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwolf Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(11/22/2022) - See rehearsal photos of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Vichet Chum’s Bald Sisters, a brazen, comic examination of the ties that bind multigenerational families of immigrants together.


Photos: First Look at THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paramount Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paramount Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(11/19/2022) - Paramount Theatre has released photos from their production of The Sound of Music. Due to popular demand, Paramount has extended The Sound of Music beyond its original closing date, January 8, with performances now running an additional week, through January 14, 2022.


Photos: First Look at A MILE IN THE DARK at Rivendell Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at A MILE IN THE DARK at Rivendell Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(11/16/2022) - Interrobang Theatre Project (ITP) and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE) present the world premiere of Emily Schwend’s riveting new drama A Mile in The Dark, directed by ITP Artistic Director and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble member Georgette Verdin, playing November 11 – December 11, 2022 at Rivendell Theatre. Check out photos here!


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of The Artistic Home's MALAPERT LOVE PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere of The Artistic Home's MALAPERT LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(11/11/2022) - See photos of the Artistic Home's world premiere of Siah Berlatsky’s Shakespeare-inspired, gender-bending romantic comedy Malapert Love, developed as part of the company’s Summer on the Patio series.


Photos: Inside Opening nIght of JEEVES INTERVENES at First Folio Theatre PhotosPhotos: Inside Opening nIght of JEEVES INTERVENES at First Folio Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(11/10/2022) - All new photos have been released from the Opening Night of the Equity production of JEEVES INTERVENES at First Folio Theatre in Oakbrook, IL directed by Michael Goldberg.


Photos: First Look at DON CARLOS at Lyric Opera of Chicago PhotosPhotos: First Look at DON CARLOS at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(11/9/2022) - Lyric Opera of Chicago is present Verdi’s towering masterpiece Don Carlos — performed for the first time at Lyric in its definitive five-act version with the matchless eloquence of its original French text — for five performances only, November 9-25, 2022. Get first look at photos here!


Photos: First Look at Babes With Blades Theatre Company's World Premiere of PLAI PhotosPhotos: First Look at Babes With Blades Theatre Company's World Premiere of PLAID AS HELL
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(11/5/2022) - Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) has released production photos of Plaid as Hell, written by Cat McKay and directed by Christina Casano, now playing through Saturday, Nov. 19 at The Factory Theater. Check out the photos here!


Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's RENT PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's RENT
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(11/5/2022) - Porchlight Music Theatre's production of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, music, lyrics and book by Jonathan Larson, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. has opened, and will run through Sunday, Nov. 27. The production is directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo, music directed by Dr. Michael McBride and choreographed by Laura Savage. Check out the photos here.


Photos: First Look at the Cast of Highland Park Players' SCHOOL OF ROCK PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Cast of Highland Park Players' SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(11/3/2022) - Highland Park Players presents the Tony Award nominee musical, School of Rock, based on the 2003 Jack Black movie of the same name. Check out photos of the cast here!


Photos: First Look at RENT at Porchlight Music Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at RENT at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(11/2/2022) - Porchlight Music Theatre is presenting the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, music, lyrics and book by Jonathan Larson, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts through November 27. See photos here!


Photos: The Gift Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE LOCUSTS PhotosPhotos: The Gift Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE LOCUSTS
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(10/25/2022) - The Gift Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with the world premiere of Jennifer Rumberger’s chilling thriller The Locusts, commissioned and developed by The Gift and directed by Ensemble Member John Gawlik*. 


Photos: First Look At MAN OF THE PEOPLE At Stage Left Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look At MAN OF THE PEOPLE At Stage Left Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(10/24/2022) - Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of MAN OF THE PEOPLE - a new play by Dolores Díaz and directed by Anna C. Bahow.


Photos: First Look at BURIED CHILD at AstonRep Theatre Company PhotosPhotos: First Look at BURIED CHILD at AstonRep Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/24/2022) - AstonRep Theatre Company has launched it 15th and final season with a revival of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing through November 19, 2022 at The Edge Theater. Get a first look at photos here!


Photos & Video: First Look at CAMELOT at Music Theater Works PhotosPhotos & Video: First Look at CAMELOT at Music Theater Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/21/2022) - Music Theater Works' production of Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot is now playing through November 13 at the North Theatre in the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts. Get a first look at photos and video here!


Photos: See Michelle Williams, David Phelps, Randal Keith & More in CHILDREN OF PhotosPhotos: See Michelle Williams, David Phelps, Randal Keith & More in CHILDREN OF EDEN - Set to Stream Next Year
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Broadway

(10/20/2022) - The Chicagoland Theatre Fund's staged concert presentation of Children of Eden will be available to stream next year for a limited time only! The concert will stream ahead of a full-scaled non-concert production of Children of Eden, set to be produced late next year. See photos from the concert presentation here!


Photos: See Chicago Dance Honors Chicago's Dance Community At Community Celebrat PhotosPhotos: See Chicago Dance Honors Chicago's Dance Community At Community Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/20/2022) - See Chicago Dance, the dance industry's nonprofit service organization, held its annual Awards Presentation & Community Celebration, Tuesday, Oct. 11. Check out photos from the event here!


Photos: First Look at Kokandy Productions' SWEENEY TODD - Now Extended PhotosPhotos: First Look at Kokandy Productions' SWEENEY TODD - Now Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/17/2022) - Due to popular demand, Kokandy Productions’ critically-acclaimed revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has added two additional weeks of performances, extending through Sunday, November 20, 2022 at The Chopin Theatre. See photos from the production here!


Photos: First Look at the World Premiere Adaptation of 1919 at Steppenwolf Theat PhotosPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere Adaptation of 1919 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/7/2022) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company is presenting the Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ world premiere of 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks from Eve L. Ewing’s collection of luminous and searing poems about the killing of Black teenager Eugene Williams in 1919 off the segregated Chicago lakeshore – and how this tragedy reverberates today. See photos here.


Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Honors Donna McKechnie at ICONS Gala PhotosPhotos: Porchlight Music Theatre Honors Donna McKechnie at ICONS Gala
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(10/7/2022) - Porchlight Music Theatre was joined by nearly 200 people to launch its 28th season, honor the 2022 ICON Award recipient, one of Broadway’s foremost singing and dancing leading ladies, Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie,  present The Luminary Award to Dan Ratner and The Genevieve and Daniel Ratner Foundation and raise funds for its artistic and educational programs. Check out photos!


Photos: First Look at MARYS SEACOLE at Griffin Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at MARYS SEACOLE at Griffin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(10/6/2022) - Griffin Theatre Company will launch its 33rd season with the Midwest premiere drama Marys Seacole by Pulitzer Prize winner Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Jerrell L. Henderson and Hannah Todd, playing October 1 – November 6, 2022 on Raven Theatre’s Schwartz Stage. See photos here!