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Underscore Theatre Company Presents its 6th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Photo Underscore Theatre Company Presents its 6th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020

Underscore Theatre Company will present its 6th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. The 2020 Festival features full productions of eight new musicals, plus two pay-what-you-can staged readings and a showcase of 10-minute musicals. The Festival will be performed simultaneously on two stages from February 3 - 23, 2020 at The Edge Theater: the Broadway (5451 N. Broadway) and the Off Broadway (1133 W. Catalpa Ave.) in Chicago Edgewater neighborhood. Each full production will receive at least five performances during the Festival. Tickets are currently available at www.cmtf.org. The press 'Sneak Preview,' featuring a sampling of songs from the 2020 Festival, is Monday, February 3 at 8 pm.

WONDER WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Announces Cast and Creative Team Photo WONDER WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Announces Cast and Creative Team
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2019

Direct from hit engagements at the 2018 Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival and a 2019 workshop at Studio Tenn in Nashville, TN, Wonder Women: The Musical arrives in Chicago as part of Underscore Theatre Company's 2020 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, running February 8-20, 2020 at The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway. Tickets available now at CMTF.org.

Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR Photo Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2019

Ghostlight Ensemble announced the cast of its first endeavor of the 2019-2020 Season, a staged reading of The Thirteenth Chair, by Bayard Veiller.

Chicago Theatre Workshop Presents I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Photo Chicago Theatre Workshop Presents I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2019

Chicago Theatre Workshop (CTW) with permission from authors, Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts will present a one-night only LGBTQ performance of their long running off-Broadway hit musical, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" as a benefit for the company.

New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago Photo New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Pearl Poet Productions will present the world premiere of the new musical 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Rock 'N' Roll Musical,' taking place on the East Stage in the Raven Theatre Complex opening on December 1st, and playing through December 17th, 2017.

New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago Photo New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Pearl Poet Productions will present the world premiere of the new musical 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Rock 'N' Roll Musical,' taking place on the East Stage in the Raven Theatre Complex opening on December 1st, and playing through December 17th, 2017.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY Remount Extends Through March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The current remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical, originally scheduled to close on March 6, 2017, has been extended three weeks to Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

A venue has been announced for the remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

A venue has been announced for the remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical.

Refuge Theatre Project Announces New Leadership and New Season
by Rebecca Russo - Nov 21, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project has announced leadership changes and programming for its third season, according to company co-founder Ross Egan. Christopher Pazdernik, who directed and choreographed the company's breakout production of High Fidelity: The Musical in February 2016 and more recently directed the Chicago premiere of Wicked City by Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar for Chicago Theatre Workshop, has been named Artistic Director, a position previously held by Egan. Egan, who founded the company two years ago with Morgan Egan, will move to Executive Director, a new position. Morgan Egan will continue as Managing Director.