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M. William Panek News

Brown Paper Box Co. Announces Final Season & 10th Anniversary Photo Brown Paper Box Co. Announces Final Season & 10th Anniversary
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2020

After 10 years, 16 venues, 6 Jeff Award recommendations, 2 Performer in a Leading Role nominations, and hundreds of actors, collaborators, designers, staff members, donors, volunteers, audience members, & friends, Brown Paper Box Co. is proud to share the bittersweet announcement of their 10th and final season.

BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Mercury Theater Chicago Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Mercury Theater Chicago
by M. William Panek - Sep 26, 2019

A perfect night of theatre it ain't, but for Meghan Murphy's powerhouse diva and a communal bout of well-earned chuckles, SPAMALOT will leave you choosing wisely.

Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2019

Brown Paper Box Co. concludes their 2018/2019 season with their Jeff Recommended production of Little Women the Musical running now through February 9, 2019 at Strawdog Theatre. Tickets and information can be found by visiting www.BrownPaperBox.org.

LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Offers Free Tickets To Furloughed Federal Employees Photo LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Offers Free Tickets To Furloughed Federal Employees
by Julie Musbach - Jan 21, 2019

Brown Paper Box Co. is supporting the hundreds of federal workers In and around Chicago currently furloughed as a result of the government shutdown.

Cast Announced For Chicago Storefront Premiere Of LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Photo Cast Announced For Chicago Storefront Premiere Of LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2018

Following their Jeff Award Recommended run of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' regional premiere of EVERYBODY, Brown Paper Box Co. concludes their 2018/2019 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of Little Women the Musical running January 11-February 9, 2019 at Strawdog Theatre Company.

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE fr Photo BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below!

Photo Flash: The Cast And Creative Of TOOTSIE Pose For The Press In Chicago Photo Photo Flash: The Cast And Creative Of TOOTSIE Pose For The Press In Chicago
by Alan Henry - Aug 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site this morning when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! See the photos below!

Tickets On Sale For EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Photo Tickets On Sale For EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Brown Paper Box Co.'s regional premiere of EVERYBODY! This modern riff on the medieval morality play Everyman follows Everybody (chosen from the cast via lottery at each performance) as they question and explore life's most basic and universal elements of death, love, friendship, family, God. etc. Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Gloria, An Octoroon) bases EVERYBODY on the 15th century morality play that instructs sinners on how to repent and seek redemption.

VIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago Photo VIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago
by M. William Panek - Jun 6, 2018

THE CHER SHOW, the new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago with previews beginning on June 12, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre before making its Broadway debut at the Neil Simon Theatre in Fall 2018. We caught up with the cast this morning as they met the press in Chicago! See the video below!

Photo Flash: The Cast Of THE CHER SHOW Meets The Press in Chicago Photo Photo Flash: The Cast Of THE CHER SHOW Meets The Press in Chicago
by Alan Henry - Jun 5, 2018

THE CHER SHOW, the new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago with previews beginning on June 12, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre before making its Broadway debut at the Neil Simon Theatre in Fall 2018. We caught up with the cast this morning as they met the press in Chicago! See the photos below!

M. William Panek Videos

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE fr VideoBWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below!

VIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago VideoVIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago
by M. William Panek - Jun 6, 2018

THE CHER SHOW, the new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago with previews beginning on June 12, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre before making its Broadway debut at the Neil Simon Theatre in Fall 2018. We caught up with the cast this morning as they met the press in Chicago! See the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Brown Paper Box Co.'s NOW. HERE. THIS.
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2016

Brown Paper Box Co.'s summer production of Now. Here. This. is currently up and running at the Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. The show opened Saturday, July 23, and runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM through August 21 at Rivendell Theatre (5779 N. Ridge Avenue). Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Director Tina Landau Talks THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, the cast and creative team of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL arrived in Chicago - and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand to meet the team! Today's entry: director, co-conceiver, and hometown Steppenwolf Ensemble member Tina Landau discusses the world premiere. Keep an eye on BroadwayWorld.com all week for SPONGEBOB updates from local contributors Misha Davenport and M. William Panek.

BWW TV Chicago Exclusive: FIRST WIVES CLUB Cast Preps for Pre-Broadway Run and Performs from Show!
by M. William Panek - Feb 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld Chicago was on hand to meet the cast and creative team of THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, set to begin its pre-Broadway world premiere at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre.