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Musical Theater Artists From Poland, Germany, Bosnia & Herzegovina to Perform in GLOB Photo Musical Theater Artists From Poland, Germany, Bosnia & Herzegovina to Perform in GLOBAL ARTISTS FOR PEACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Broadway Across Borders, a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating and connecting emerging artists across borders and empowering their artistic and social entrepreneurship, will present its first Chicago-area benefit concert on Friday July 15 at 8 pm at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire.

Chicagoland's Longest Running Musical Theatre Appoints Peter Marston Sullivan and Pet Photo Chicagoland's Longest Running Musical Theatre Appoints Peter Marston Sullivan and Peter Blair as Artistic Director and Executive Producer
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

Marriott Theatre has announced the appointments of their new Executive Producer, Peter Blair, and Artistic Director, Peter Marston Sullivan. Both have been affiliated with this theatre since the early 2000s and will now lead this iconic venue with their combined 40+ years in the industry.¬†‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč

Photo Flash: THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at the Marriott Theatre Photo Photo Flash: THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at the Marriott Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

VIDEO: Take a Look at Marriott Theatre's Production of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo VIDEO: Take a Look at Marriott Theatre's Production of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

Marriot Theatre Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo Marriot Theatre Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

The Marriott Theatre Has Announced Casting for THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo The Marriott Theatre Has Announced Casting for THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2020,with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

This Weekend At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! A JUMPIN' JIVIN' JAM Photo This Weekend At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! A JUMPIN' JIVIN' JAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2019

Do you live for the work of legendary songwriters such as Frank Loesser, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and the Gershwins?

BWW Review: Marriott Theatre's DARLING GRENADINE a Bittersweet Reflection of Life's C Photo BWW Review: Marriott Theatre's DARLING GRENADINE a Bittersweet Reflection of Life's Complicated Realities
by Emily McClanathan - Jul 18, 2019

Daniel Zaitchik's new musical DARLING GRENADINE delicately balances sentimentality and realism in a heartfelt look at one man's struggle with addiction and its effect on those who love him. In its Midwest premiere at Marriott Theatre, Aaron Thielen directs a stellar cast who do equal justice to Zaitchik's charming score and to his imperfect, lovable characters.

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates Opening Night Of DARLING GRENADINE Photo Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates Opening Night Of DARLING GRENADINE
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2019

With its surprising melding of off-beat, whimsical humor and serious themes of denial and loss, DARLING GRENADINE makes its Midwest premiere, running June 26th  through August 18th with a press opening on Sunday, July 7that 5:00 p.m. at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

Photo Flash: First Look at DARLING GRENADINE at the Marriott Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at DARLING GRENADINE at the Marriott Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2019

With its surprising melding of off-beat, whimsical humor and serious themes of denial and loss, DARLING GRENADINE makes its Midwest premiere, running June 26th through August 18th with a press opening on Sunday, July 7th at 5:00 p.m. at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. See production photos!

Aaron Thielen Videos

VIDEO: Take a Look at Marriott Theatre's Production of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Videoplay
VIDEO: Take a Look at Marriott Theatre's Production of THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA

by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA! Videoplay
VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA!

by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At SHE LOVES ME At The Marriott Theatre
by Alan Henry - May 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Marriott Theatre production of SHE LOVES ME! Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run now through October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: See OCTOBER SKY's Kyle Selig and Company Preview Tunes in Rehearsal at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run September 10 - October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. Below, watch Kyle Selig and the cast of OCTOBER SKY perform the songs 'Look to the Stars' and 'Big Creek Missile Agency' in rehearsal at The Old Globe!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from SPRING AWAKENING at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2016

For three weeks only, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, Chicagoland's longest-running professional musical theater, will present the ground-breaking musical SPRING AWAKENING. This special pre-season limited event, directed and choreographed by Marriott Theatre's Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, runs now through January 31st. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek- SEUSSICAL at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical Seussical will open November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on Saturday, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Check out a preview of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from OCTOBER SKY, Opening Tonight at The Marriott
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the World Premiere of the new musical OCTOBER SKY, opening tonight, August 26, and running through October 11. Written by Aaron Thielen, with music and lyrics by Michael Mahler, OCTOBER SKY is directed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell. Music Direction is by Ryan T. Nelson. Presented in association with Universal Stage Productions (Billy Elliott, Wicked, Bring It On), and from the writing team that brought audiences HERO (Jeff Award, Best New Work, 2012), OCTOBER SKY is based on the beloved Universal Picturesfilm OCTOBER SKY and the bestselling novel Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsal of OCTOBER SKY, Starring Nate Lewellyn at The Marriott
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the World Premiere of the new musical OCTOBER SKY, now playing through October 11. Written by Aaron Thielen, with music and lyrics by Michael Mahler, OCTOBER SKY is directed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell. Music Direction is by Ryan T. Nelson. Presented in association with Universal Stage Productions (Billy Elliott, Wicked, Bring It On), and from the writing team that brought audiences HERO (Jeff Award, Best New Work, 2012), OCTOBER SKY is based on the beloved Universal Pictures film OCTOBER SKY and the bestselling novel Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at rehearsals below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of Marriott Theatre's OCTOBER SKY
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the World Premiere of the new musical OCTOBER SKY, previewing tonight,  August 19, opening August 26 and running through October 11. Written by Aaron Thielen, with music and lyrics byMichael Mahler, OCTOBER SKY is directed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell. Music Direction is by Ryan T. Nelson. Presented in association with Universal Stage Productions (Billy Elliott, Wicked, Bring It On), and from the writing team that brought audiences HERO (Jeff Award, Best New Work, 2012), OCTOBER SKY is based on the beloved Universal Pictures film October Sky and the bestselling novel Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.  Check out a sneak peek at rehearsals below!