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[Chicago (Regional), 2005]
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T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh to Star SIX TRIPLE EIGHT at the Royal Highlands Great Hall

The acclaimed stage play 'Six Triple Eight', written and directed by Mary McCallum will be presented at the Royal Highlands Great Hall in Leesburg, FL. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Fine Arts Center Theatre Company Announces New Producing Artistic Director

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College has announced that Christopher Sheley, who has been with the Fine Arts Center Theatre Company for 19 years, has been promoted to producing artistic director, effective immediately.

Lifeline Theatre Welcomes Three New Staff Members

Lifeline Theatre welcomes Paige Keedy as Production Manager, Nathan Crawford as Operations Manager/Accessibility Coordinator, and Merissa Stewart as Education Director, beginning in Summer 2022.  Reporting to Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and working in partnership with the Operations Manager, Keedy will be responsible for managing the overall production of all of Lifeline's programming. 

Review: AIDA Glows at Glow Lyric Theatre

This stripped-down AIDA literally glows with life.

Second DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT Show added at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Due to popular demand, a 2:30 p.m. matinee has been added to the Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m.

DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT to be Presented at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted us with their courage and kindness. Their music has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, for the first time in forever, that beloved music will be celebrated in Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. 

Shadow Star Will Offer a Masterclass With Broadway's Courtney Reed

Shadow Star will now offer online Masterclasses in addition to their one-on-one mentoring sessions in their mobile app! Launching the first intensive will be Broadway's Courtney Reed. The 2-day masterclass will take place virtually on Zoom Saturday August 22nd & Sunday August 23rd, 2020 from 1-3pm EST each day.

Porchlight Announces Angela Ingersoll As Host And The Cast For New Faces Sing Broadway 1956

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the next production in its 25th Anniversary season: the New Faces Sing Broadway series. New Faces Sing Broadway 1956, hosted by Angela Ingersoll, directed by Brianna Borger and music directed by Chuck Larkin, returns to Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and to The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Music Theater Works Announces 2020 Season Under Incoming Producing Artistic Director Kyle A. Dougan

 Music Theater Works has announced its 2020 schedule under incoming Producing Artistic Director Kyle A. Dougan. The season opens with the ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! (June 6-14), followed by RAGTIME (August 22-30), RICHARD RODGERS' GREATEST HITS with Hammerstein, Hart and others (October 2-11), and BILLY ELLIOT (December 26-January 3).

Photo Flash: Aurora Theatre Kicks Off Season with CHILDREN OF EDEN

Children of Eden, a hit musical about love, family and the power of forgiveness, is hitting Aurora Theatre's mainstage from July 18 – September 1! Telling the tale of the Book of Genesis in two acts, this family-friendly masterpiece with book by John Caird and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz covers the story of creation and the great flood – all while examining the complex love between parents and children. Audiences of all ages will appreciate the musical twist on these famous stories! 

Photo Flash: CHILDREN OF EDEN At Aurora Theatre

Children of Eden, a hit musical about love, family and the power of forgiveness, is hitting Aurora Theatre's mainstage from July 18 – September 1! Telling the tale of the Book of Genesis in two acts, this family-friendly masterpiece with book by John Caird and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz covers the story of creation and the great flood – all while examining the complex love between parents and children. Audiences of all ages will appreciate the musical twist on these famous stories! 

Valiant Theats Assembles Experienced New Team

Valiant Theatre is a mission driven company, recently launched on Chicago's north side. This new company founded by veterans of the Chicago, NYC, Dallas, and Pittsburgh markets will tell the stories of real people and historic events marked by courage, valor, and determination with the goal of inspiring others to live their lives more valiantly. Artistic Director Nich Radcliffe has assembled a dynamic team of artistic and administrative collaborators who will drive the growth and mission of this newly formed company.

Photo Flash: DAMES AT SEA Opens At Theatre At The Center

Dames at Sea opened at Theatre at the Center in Munster on Sunday night, May 5. Director and Artistic Director Linda Fortunato cast Kelly Felthous as Ruby, Todd Aulwurm as Dick, Colette Todd as Mona Kent, Sierra Schnack as Joan, Sam Shankman as Lucky, and Steven Strafford as Hennesey and The Captain in the spring musical production.  Dames at Sea and continues through June 2.

Pride Does Streisand: A Birthday Celebration To Be Performed April 22

BUYER & CELLAR star Scott Gryder to lead cabaret of songs made famous by Barbra Streisand Emmy Award winner and Chicago Musical Theatre and Cabaret performer Scott Gryder, who in Pride Films and Plays' current production of BUYER & CELLAR plays a struggling actor that manages a make-believe shopping mall in the basement of Barbra Streisand's Malibu home, will lead a cabaret of Ms. Streisand's songs on Monday, April 22 - just two days before her 76th birthday - in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center. Gryder and Music Director Adam LaSalle will be joined in this tribute to the Emmy, Grammy and Oscar-winning actress, songwriter and director by a cast including Jerome Riley Jr., Anslee Rainwater, Missy Aguilar, Matthew Huston, Adam Hibma, and Kimberly Lawson. The concert will be directed by BUYER & CELLAR director Donterrio Johnson.

Scott Gryder to Star in BUYER & CELLAR for Pride Films and Plays

Emmy Award winner and Chicago Musical Theatre and Cabaret performer Scott Gryder has been cast as the principal character in Pride Films and Plays' upcoming production of Jonathan Tolins's one-man comedy BUYER & CELLAR, according to the production's director Donterrio Johnson. Gryder will play all the characters in Tolin's comedy, but most notably, the role of Alex More - a struggling actor who takes a job managing a make-believe shopping mall in the basement of Barbra Streisand's Malibu home.

Music Theater Works Announces Chicago Professional Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More

Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31).

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew Of Porchlight Revisits CAN CAN

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker.  Porchlight Revisits Can-Can is presented for three performances-only Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Two-show discounted subscriptions and single tickets for $37 are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884.

INTO THE WOODS Opens Next Week at Music Theater Works

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents INTO THE WOODS with full original orchestrations at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 22 through 31, 2018.

INTO THE WOODS Opens December 22 at Music Theater Works

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents INTO THE WOODS with full original orchestrations at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 22 through 31, 2018.

Music Theater Works Announces 2019 season

Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31).

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