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Greg Hofmann (Lighting Designer) Chicago credits include: Road Show and Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); Tommy, Mary Poppins, 42nd Street, Annie (Paramount Theatre); The Game's Afoot, Les Miserables, Oliver! (Drury Lane Oakbrook); Vieux Carre, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Dating Walter Dante (Raven Theatre); Sweeney Todd, Pal Joey, Tick Tick Boom! (Porchlight Music Theatre); and Passing Strange (Bailiwick Chicago).  Regional credits include: Sons of the Prophet, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (Forward Theater Company); and Permanent Collection (Madison Repertory Theatre).  Mr. Hofmann has also designed over 45 productions for Cedar Fair amusement parks across the country, including Cedar Point’s Luminosity.  He holds a MFA in lighting design from University of Wisconsin, Madison.  


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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK at Paramount Theatre, Aurora IL

What did our critic think of SCHOOL OF ROCK at Paramount Theatre, Aurora IL?

Cast Announced for SCHOOL OF ROCK at Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre has announced its roster for School of Rock, the Chicago professional regional premiere of the good-time musical based on the hit Jack Black movie, featuring new music from the genius mind of Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by Trent Stork.

Review: AIRNESS at Forward Theater

I did not attend Foreword Theater’s Airness on Saturday with any intention to review the show. In fact, I said to my partner, “It will be nice to just see theater again without it being my job.” Yet here we are. The reason for the review is simple. I want you to see this show. did our critic think of AIRNESS at Forward Theater?

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK to Open at Paramount Theatre in April

Paramount Theatre is tuning up for its 11th Broadway Series finale, School of Rock, the fun-loving musical from the genius mind of Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the hit Jack Black movie. Performances are April 12- May 28, 2023.

Forward Theater Presents AIRNESS, January 26- February 12

For their third production of the 2022-23 season, Forward Theater Company will present Airness by Chelsea Marcantel. Directed by Molly Rhode. Performances are in the Playhouse at Overture Center for the Arts, January 26 - February 12. 

Review: Change Your Life Overnight in 3 Easy Steps!"A Christmas Carol at The Alliance

The Alliance Theatre's annual production of the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL adapted by David H. Bell and directed by Leora Morris, runs on the Coca-Cola Stage until December 24, 2022. Described as 'one of Atlanta's most treasured holiday traditions,' this production is Alliance’s 34th. It is also a remount of last year's reimagined staging, design, and performance features 'stunning new costumes, beautiful live music, exciting puppetry, and a reconceived set design.' It's easy to say Alliance's A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a holiday gift in itself. The story is a timeless reminder of what a little kindness, generosity, and gratitude can do to not only change your own life, but also your community that surrounds you.

Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Nominations

Recognizing a strong return to the spotlight over the 2021-2022 Equity theater season, the Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago announced its nominations for theater excellence. This year’s nominees include 201 theater artists across 38 categories of excellence in theater production among shows from 43 companies.

Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations

The Joseph Jefferson Awards have announced this year's Equity nominations, including 201 theater artists across 38 categories.  The 54th anniversary Equity Jeff Awards will take place October 17, 2022, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook, IL. 

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23

As literary events converge with National Poetry Month in April and World Book Day and William Shakespeare's Birthday on April 23, Chicago Shakespeare Theater is celebrating with productions and programs onstage, online, and in classrooms across the country.

Paramount Theatre to Present GROUNDHOG DAY: THE MUSICAL

Set your alarm to see Groundhog Day: The Musical, based on the classic Bill Murray film comedy, because the forecast calls for Paramount Artistic Director Jim Corti to direct another signature blockbuster musical comedy.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; KINKY BOOTS at Pramount Theatre Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; ONU Theatre's STILL Leads Best Musical!

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Alliance Presents New Staging Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Alliance Theatre's annual holiday production, returns to the Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre November 12 – December 24, 2021. 

Paramount Theatre Announces First Local Staging Of KINKY BOOTS in August

Nearly 16 months after dimming its famous marquee due to COVID-19, Aurora's Paramount Theatre has started rehearsals for its 10th Anniversary Broadway Series season opener, Kinky Boots, marking a pivotal moment for the second largest subscription house in the nation as it returns to live performances next month.

World Premiere of New Musical DARLIN' CORY, TONI STONE and More Announced for Alliance Theatre's 53rd Season

Atlanta’s nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance’s 53rd season. 

Chicago Shakespeare Returns to Live Performances with AS YOU LIKE IT; Casts & Creatives for Chicago ShakesSTREAM Revealed

Chicago Shakespeare Theater will welcome artists back to make theater again as dozens of actors, directors, designers, and technicians are busy creating upcoming productions, captured live in the Theater's performance spaces and streaming on-demand for audiences at home via the new Chicago ShakesSTREAM platform. 

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE at Alliance Theatre

Performances start next week for the Alliance Theatre's family production, NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE, with book and lyrics by award-winning author and illustrator Mo Willems (Knuffle Bunny, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, the Elephant and Piggie series) and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma (Elephant and Piggie's: We Are In A Play, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical).  Get a peek inside the first day of rehearsal!

Paramount Theatre Completes Casting for World Premiere Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS

Paramount Theatre announces the addition of two principal cast members a?" Sydney Morton and Melody A. Betts a?" both making their Paramount debuts in its upcoming world premiere musical The Secret of My Success.

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.

Alliance Theatre Stages RIDE THE CYCLONE

Rehearsals are underway for the Alliance Theatre's upcoming production of the critically acclaimed new musical, RIDE THE CYCLONE.


Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Ride the Cyclone .

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