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Gregg Opelka

 
Bio:
Opelka is an American composer and lyricist. Major works include: Monky Business, C'est la Vie, Hotel d'Amour, My Night at Jacques', The Beverly Hillbillies - The Musical, and The Three Musketeers. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Opelka is an American composer and lyricist. Major works include: Monky Business, C'est la Vie, Hotel d'Amour, My Night at Jacques', The Beverly Hillbillies - The Musical, and The Three Musketeers. (read complete bio)
 

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Amanda Rogers, Gregg Opelka and Company Photo

Amanda Rogers, Gregg Opelka and Company

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Anthony Henning, Amanda Rogers, Gregg Opelka and Linda Kaye Henning Photo

Anthony Henning, Amanda Rogers, Gregg Opelka and Linda Kaye Henning

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Colette Todd, Julie Baird, Gregg Opelka, Mary Nigohosian and Missy Aguilar Photo

Colette Todd, Julie Baird, Gregg Opelka, Mary Nigohosian and Missy Aguilar

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07/14/2014
 

Gregg Opelka Biography

Opelka is an American composer and lyricist. Major works include: Monky Business, C'est la Vie, Hotel d'Amour, My Night at Jacques', The Beverly Hillbillies - The Musical, and The Three Musketeers.




Gregg Opelka News

 Photo Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre To Welcome The Clampetts in THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES ‚Ä" THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022

Since the theatre first opened its doors in 1996, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for bringing both classic musicals, as well as area and regional premieres  to the stage. 

Mercury Theater Chicago Will Present SHEAR MADNESS Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Will Present SHEAR MADNESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming SHEAR MADNESS, running on the main stage from February 7 through March 29. The press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 7pm. This hit comedic murder-mystery has slayed the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 40 years, following a mysterious murder above the Shear Madness Salon - leaving it to the audience to catch the killer among the actors. SHEAR MADNESS will be directed by the Jeff Award winning Warner Crocker.

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago's 30th Young Playwrights Festival Opening Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of "Assumptions." Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegasusTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

Pegasus Theatre Announces 30th Young Playwrights Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 30th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Featuring Four New Works by Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of 'Assumptions.' Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Today, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegausTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

Pegasus Theatre Announces 30th Young Playwrights Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen.

Pegasus Theatre Chicago Announces 30th YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Featuring Four New Works by Emerging Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2016

Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 30th Young Playwrights Festival, January 4 - 29 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. This year's world premieres, written by high school students and given a staged professional production, explore the theme of 'Assumptions.' Each winning production is performed in tandem Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with weekday student matinees. Previews are Wednesday, Jan. 4 - Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $30 and available at PegausTheatreChicago.com or by phone at 866.811.4111. 

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 17, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Two weeks of voting left for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 'Annie' film and 'The Merry Widow' open, 'Patsy Cline' extends, 'Sherlock Holmes' sings, 'Cupid' has a heart, and MCL Chicago, Drury Lane Oakbrook and Black Ensemble Theater plan new works for 2015, including 'Beaches' and a tribute to Roger Ebert!

C'EST LA VIE Coming to The Duplex Next Month
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 7, 2014

Spend the night with the jaded Fatigue?e Fourbu (Jackie Schiffer) and the sultry Dominique Joli (Angela Pierson) as they seize the stage for the cabaret of their lives. Having bribed the police to kidnap the owner of the dingy Chez Leple?e cabaret, the fading inge?nues and their mild-mannered accompanist Jean Paul Pierre (Jeremy Rafal, also Musical Director), ditch the Piaf and present the show they've always dreamed of performing.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 23rd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 23, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's the Chicago Summer Musical Theater Guide! With half the summer gone, our stages still burn bright with great showtune entertainment. Here's a rundown, from downtown to Indiana, to west and north. We've got 24 productions to keep your spirits up from now till Labor Day!

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BWW TV: Highlights from THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES, THE MUSICAL at Theatre at the Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2014

After 200 episodes and nine seasons as America's beloved 1960s sitcom, The Beverly Hillbillies is making strides on stage as a musical for the first time ever. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, presents the World Premiere of THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES, THE MUSICAL, running now through August 10, 2014. Click below to watch highlights from the show!