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Photos: First Look At THE MUSIC MAN At Marriott Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look At THE MUSIC MAN At Marriott Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(4/16/2024) - Marriott Theatre is continuing its 2024 season with MEREDITH WILLSON’S THE MUSIC MAN, the six-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Katie Spelman with Music Direction by Jeff Award Winner Ryan T. Nelson. See photos from the production!


Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE THANKSGIVING PLAY at Steppenwolf PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE THANKSGIVING PLAY at Steppenwolf
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(4/15/2024) - Check out rehearsal photos for The Thanksgiving Play at Steppenwolf. Learn how to purchase tickets.


Photos: Babes With Blades Theatre Company's World Premiere THE S PARADOX Opens T PhotosPhotos: Babes With Blades Theatre Company's World Premiere THE S PARADOX Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(4/12/2024) - Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s 2024 season opens with The S Paradox, written by Joining Sword & Pen International Playwright Competition (JS&P) and Margaret W. Martin Award Winner Jillian Leff, directed by Morgan Manasa with fight direction by Samantha Kaufman at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. See photos from the production.


Photos: First Look at the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN at the Marriott Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN at the Marriott Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(4/12/2024) - Marriott Theatre is continuing its 2024 season with MEREDITH WILLSON’S THE MUSIC MAN. THE MUSIC MAN began previews April 10, opens Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 pm and runs through June 2, 2024. Check out photos of the cast here!


Photos: First Look at the North American Tour of THE KITE RUNNER PhotosPhotos: First Look at the North American Tour of THE KITE RUNNER
by Stephi Wild - Broadway

(4/12/2024) - All new photos have been released from the North American tour of THE KITE RUNNER, a play with music based on Khaled Hosseini’s internationally best-selling novel.


Photos: Jason Alexander in Rehearsal For JUDGMENT DAY at Chicago Shakespeare The PhotosPhotos: Jason Alexander in Rehearsal For JUDGMENT DAY at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(4/11/2024) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater will present Judgment Day, a hilariously irreverent world premiere comedy starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) in his Chicago stage debut. Check out rehearsal photos here!


Photos: First Look At DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE MUSICAL At First Stage PhotosPhotos: First Look At DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE MUSICAL At First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(4/5/2024) - First Stage has released first look photos of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE MUSICAL, the final production in their 2023/24 mainstage season.


Photos: Court Theatre Presents ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD PhotosPhotos: Court Theatre Presents ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(4/5/2024) - Court Theatre presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard, directed by Marilyn F. Vitale, running March 29 – April 21, 2024. See photos from the production.


Photos: Meet Tiffany Topol The Star of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL At Par PhotosPhotos: Meet Tiffany Topol The Star of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL At Paramount Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(4/5/2024) - From teenage songwriter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrates the inspiring true story of a 1970s pop music icon, April 24- June 16 at Paramount Theatre. See first look photos of the show's star Tiffany Topol!


Photos: Curious Theatre Branch's THE GOOD Starring Jenny Magnus Opens Tomorrow PhotosPhotos: Curious Theatre Branch's THE GOOD Starring Jenny Magnus Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(3/28/2024) - Curious Theatre Branch continues its 35th anniversary season with a world premiere from Founding Co-Artistic Director Jenny Magnus, See photos from the production.


Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of PURPOSE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Opening Night of PURPOSE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(3/27/2024) - Check out photos from opening night of Purpose at Steppenwolf Theatre Company.


Photos: First Look at DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 7 at The Den Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 7 at The Den Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(3/26/2024) - Haven is celebrating its 10th season with its annual Director’s Haven, which features three emerging directors. Check out photos here!


Photos: First Look at Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' PURPOSE at Steppenwolf PhotosPhotos: First Look at Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' PURPOSE at Steppenwolf
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(3/25/2024) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company is continuing its 48th season with the world premiere of Purpose, an epic family drama by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Get a first look at photos.


Photos: Idle Muse Theatre Company's WHAT THE WEIRD SISTERS SAW Now Playing Throu PhotosPhotos: Idle Muse Theatre Company's WHAT THE WEIRD SISTERS SAW Now Playing Through April 14
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(3/15/2024) - Idle Muse Theatre Company’s 2023 - 2024 season continues with an all-new version of What the Weird Sisters Saw at the Edge Off-Broadway Theater. See production photos!


Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Mu PhotosPhotos: Inside Opening Night of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Music Theater Works
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(3/12/2024) - Music Theater Works officially opened its first production of its 2024 season, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical is now playing through March 31.  Check out photos from opening night here!


Photos: Music Theater Works Presents THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE PhotosPhotos: Music Theater Works Presents THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(3/8/2024) - Music Theater Works’ first production of its 2024 season, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, is now playing through March 31. See photos from the production!


Photos: First Look At AIDA At Lyric Opera of Chicago PhotosPhotos: First Look At AIDA At Lyric Opera of Chicago
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(3/8/2024) - For the first time in more than a decade, Verdi’s romantic and political drama Aida returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago, March 9 to April 7, 2024. See photos from the production.


Photos: First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's PURPOSE in Rehearsal PhotosPhotos: First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's PURPOSE in Rehearsal
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(3/2/2024) - Check out rehearsal photos for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Purpose, an epic family drama by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad, here!


Exclusive: First Look At Tesori's & Lindsay-Abaire's Reimagined SHREK THE MUSICA PhotosExclusive: First Look At Tesori's & Lindsay-Abaire's Reimagined SHREK THE MUSICAL Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - Broadway

(2/25/2024) - The all-new production of SHREK THE MUSICAL has officially embarked on a cross-country national tour and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look! Check out production photos here.


Photos: First Look at SHORT SHAKESPEARE! ROMEO AND JULIET at Chicago Shakespeare PhotosPhotos: First Look at SHORT SHAKESPEARE! ROMEO AND JULIET at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(2/24/2024) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting a perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s work for young audiences with a 75-minute abridgement of Romeo and Juliet, adapted and directed by Mikael Burke. See production photos here!


Photos: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE SMUGGLER From Jackalope Theatr PhotosPhotos: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE SMUGGLER From Jackalope Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(2/20/2024) -  Jackalope Theatre Company’s Chicago premiere of The Smuggler, written by Ronán Noone and directed by Gus Menary is now playing through March 16. Check out all new photos here!


Photos: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Paramount Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Paramount Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(2/17/2024) - Paramount Theatre is ringing in 2024 with a new production of the coming-of-age tale Billy Elliot: The Musical, set to the music of Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, directed by Trent Stork. Performances run through March 24, 2024. Check out production photos here!


Photos: First Look at The Factory Theater's PARTY AT THE PANTHEON PhotosPhotos: First Look at The Factory Theater's PARTY AT THE PANTHEON
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(2/17/2024) - The Factory Theater has released production photos for The Factory's 28th season, Party at the Pantheon: A Modern Greek Stoner Comedy, opening tonight, February 16 at 8 p.m. Check out photos here!


Photos: First Look at A HOME WHAT HOWLS (OR THE HOUSE WHAT WAS RAVINE) at Steppe PhotosPhotos: First Look at A HOME WHAT HOWLS (OR THE HOUSE WHAT WAS RAVINE) at Steppenwolf Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(2/11/2024) -  Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, has released production photos for Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ (SYA) world premiere of a home what howls (or the house what was ravine) by Matthew Paul Olmos and directed by Laura Alcalá Baker. Check them out here!


Photos: First Look at TWIHARD! A TWILIGHT MUSICAL PARODY at Otherworld Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look at TWIHARD! A TWILIGHT MUSICAL PARODY at Otherworld Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(2/11/2024) - Otherworld Theatre Company, the premier sci-fi and fantasy live theatre production company in North America, has released new images from its first-ever original musical, TWIHARD!  A Twilight Musical Parody. See the photos here!


Photos: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III PhotosPhotos: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(2/7/2024) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents William Shakespeare’s Richard III, staged by Artistic Director Edward Hall in the Courtyard Theater, February 2–March 3. Power, greed, ambition. A world where to win is everything. And to win at all costs. This marks the first major US production of Richard III to feature a woman with a disability in the title role.


Photos: First Look At Pulitzer Prize-Winning SELLING KABUL At Northlight Theatre PhotosPhotos: First Look At Pulitzer Prize-Winning SELLING KABUL At Northlight Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(2/3/2024) - Northlight Theatre, continues its 2023–2024 season with the suspenseful 2022 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Selling Kabul by Sylvia Khoury, directed by recent Northlight Artistic Fellow Hamid Dehghani.


Photos: First Look At Dana Delany & Dot Marie-Jones in Goodman's HIGHWAY PATROL PhotosPhotos: First Look At Dana Delany & Dot Marie-Jones in Goodman's HIGHWAY PATROL
by Joshua Wright - Broadway

(2/1/2024) - Get a first look at Highway Patrol starring Dana Delany at the Goodman Theatre. The production is now on stage through February 18th, 2024.


Photos: First Look at CHAMPION at Lyric Opera of Chicago PhotosPhotos: First Look at CHAMPION at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(1/27/2024) - The music of Terence Blanchard has returned to Lyric Opera of Chicago with his first opera: Champion, an 'opera in jazz' inspired by the true story of boxer Emile Griffith, a professional boxer from the U.S. Virgin Islands who threw a fatal punch in the boxing ring in 1962. Check out production photos here!


Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A HOME WHAT HOWLS (OR THE HOUSE WHAT WAS RAVINE PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A HOME WHAT HOWLS (OR THE HOUSE WHAT WAS RAVINE) at Steppenwolf
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(1/26/2024) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company is presenting Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ (SYA) world premiere of a home what howls (or the house what was ravine) by Matthew Paul Olmos. See photos!


Photos: First Look At Pegasus Theatre Chicago's YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Suppo PhotosPhotos: First Look At Pegasus Theatre Chicago's YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Supported By $30,000.00 NEA Grant
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/24/2024) - Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has approved a grant in the amount of $30,000.00 for the organization. This grant will support the Pegasus’ Young Playwrights Festival, the oldest such festival in the United States. In total, the NEA will award 958 Grants for Arts Projects awards totaling more than $27.1 million that were announced as part of its first round of fiscal year 2024 grants. See photos from this year's festival.


Photos: Get An Adavnced Look At BILLY ELLIOT At Paramount Theatre PhotosPhotos: Get An Adavnced Look At BILLY ELLIOT At Paramount Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/23/2024) - Paramount Theatre rings in 2024 with an inspired new production of this popular coming-of-age tale, set to the music of Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, directed by Trent Stork. See advance photos of the cast!


Photos: Firsst Look at IN QUIETNESS at A Red Orchid Theatre PhotosPhotos: Firsst Look at IN QUIETNESS at A Red Orchid Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Chicago

(1/22/2024) - A Red Orchid Theatre  has released production photos for the Chicago Premiere of IN QUIETNESS by Anna Ouyang Moench, directed by Ensemble Member dado. Check out the photos here!


Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Porchlight Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES PhotosPhotos: Go Inside Opening Night of Porchlight Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/19/2024) - Porchlight Music Theatre’s 90th Anniversary production of Cole Porter’s crown jewel musical comedy, Anything Goes, music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse and a new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman, is now playing through February 25, 2024, at the Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn St. See photos from opening night!


Photos: Ginger Minj Stars In THE BROADS' WAY With Gidget Galore, Now Playing At PhotosPhotos: Ginger Minj Stars In THE BROADS' WAY With Gidget Galore, Now Playing At The Venus Cabaret
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/19/2024) - Fruit Wine Productions has announced the extension of The Broads’ Way starring “RuPaul’s Drag Race’s” Ginger Minj with Gidget Galore through Sunday, February 4 at Mercury Theater Chicago’s The Venus Cabaret, 3745 N. Southport Ave.


Photos: First Look at Big Noise Theatre's GREY GARDENS, Now Playing Through Late PhotosPhotos: First Look at Big Noise Theatre's GREY GARDENS, Now Playing Through Late January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Chicago

(1/18/2024) - Check out photos of Big Noise Theatre's Grey Gardens! Learn how to purchase tickets!


Photos: Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES, Now Playing Through PhotosPhotos: Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES, Now Playing Through February 25
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(1/17/2024) - See first look photos of Porchlight Music Theatre’s 90th Anniversary production of Cole Porter’s crown jewel musical comedy, Anything Goes.


Photos: First Look at Pegasus Theatre's 37TH ANNUAL YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL PhotosPhotos: First Look at Pegasus Theatre's 37TH ANNUAL YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by Blair Ingenthron - Chicago

(1/6/2024) - Pegasus Theatre Chicago is presenting the 37th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, now playing through January 27 at Chicago Dramatists. Check out the production photos here!


Photos: Music Theater Works SHREK: THE MUSICAL Now Playing Through December 31 PhotosPhotos: Music Theater Works SHREK: THE MUSICAL Now Playing Through December 31
by A.A. Cristi - Chicago

(12/22/2023) - Music Theater Works’ final production of its 2023 season, Shrek: The Musical, in the Center Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, is now playing through December 31. Shrek: The Musical is directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller, choreographed by Laura Savage and music directed by Linda Madonia.






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