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TATC Artistic Director Linda Fortunato with former TATC Artistic Directors Michael We Photo

TATC Artistic Director Linda Fortunato with former TATC Artistic Directors Michael Weber and William Pullinsi at the Opening Night of Forever Plaid at Theatre at the Center in Munster.

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Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Emeritus William Pullinsi is joined by colleague and friend Linda Fortunato, Theatre at the Center's artistic director, for the 2017 Season, walking the red carpet for the Opening Night of MY WAY: A MUSICAL TR

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Justin Brill, William Pullinsi, Ann N. Davis, Danny Herman, Erica Stephan Photo

Justin Brill, William Pullinsi, Ann N. Davis, Danny Herman, Erica Stephan

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Justin Brill, William Pullinsi, John Stemberg Photo

Justin Brill, William Pullinsi, John Stemberg

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Duane Poole (far left) and Larry Grossman (second from right) with director William Pullinsi (second from left) and actor Geoff Rice

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William Pullinsi News

LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend Photo LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

'Love Letters,' the timeless play by A.R. Gurney, will be presented for two dinner performances Saturday Feb. 12 in the ballroom at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, Ind. Directed by William Pullinsi, 'Love Letters' will star Philip Potempa, noted newspaper columnist for Chicago Tribune Media Co. opposite actress and comedienne Jeannie Rapstad.

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents PHANTOM Photo Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents PHANTOM
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2018

Yeston & Kopit's 'PHANTOM' made its New York Premiere here at WBT in 1992. During our record breaking nine- month run, over 120,000 people attended. Night after night, audiences rose to their feet for the stunning musical thriller. The original production was directed by William Pullinsi and starred Robert Cuccioli as the Phantom and Glory Crampton as Christine Daee. 'PHANTOM' returned to our stage in 1996 and 2007 directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, who had been in the original production. This extraordinary piece will grace our stage once again with Tom Polum at the helm.  

Photo Flash: First Look at WBT's PHANTOM Photo Photo Flash: First Look at WBT's PHANTOM
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

Arthur Kopit/ Maury Yeston's 'PHANTOM' made its New York Premiere here at WBT in 1992. During our record breaking nine- month run, over 120,000 people attended. Night after night, audiences rose to their feet for the stunning musical thriller. The original production was directed by William Pullinsi and starred Robert Cuccioli as the Phantom and Glory Crampton as Christine Daee. 'PHANTOM' returned to our stage in 1996 and 2007 directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, who had been in the original production. William Stutler, Robert Funking, and the entire staff of WBT are very excited that this extraordinary piece, once again directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, will grace our stage.

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents PHANTOM Photo Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents PHANTOM
by Julie Musbach - Aug 29, 2018

Arthur Kopit/ Maury Yeston's 'PHANTOM' made its New York Premiere here at WBT in 1992. During our record breaking nine- month run, over 120,000 people attended. Night after night, audiences rose to their feet for the stunning musical thriller. The original production was directed by William Pullinsi and starred Robert Cuccioli as the Phantom and Glory Crampton as Christine Daee. 'PHANTOM' returned to our stage in 1996 and 2007 directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, who had been in the original production. William Stutler, Robert Funking, and the entire staff of WBT are very excited that this extraordinary piece, once again directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, will grace our stage.  

Photo Flash: FOREVER PLAID Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster Photo Photo Flash: FOREVER PLAID Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2018

Theatre fans and critics were all in attendance for the Opening Night  of Forever Plaid on Sunday, May 6 at Theatre at the Center in Munster.  Matt Edmonds, in the role of Sparky, Adam LaSalle as Francis, Yando Lopez as Jinx and Christopher Ratliff as Smudge star in Theatre at the Center's spring musical. Performances continue through June 3.

Photo Flash: A WONDERFUL LIFE Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre At The Center Photo Photo Flash: A WONDERFUL LIFE Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre At The Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Actors David Sajewich, in the role of George Bailey, and Allison Sill in the role of his wife Mary, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's A Wonderful Life: The Musical with James Harms as Mr. Potter, David Perkovich as Clarence, Jim Heatherly as Uncle Billy and Jason Richards as Mr. Martini. Previews began November 16 with an Opening Night on November 19 and a run through December 23. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!

Photo Flash: MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Opens at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, a musical revue at Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster, relives the legendary career of Frank Sinatra as four actors share more than 50 of his beloved hits that span the breadth of his career from the 1950s to the 1990s. The show opened Sunday, February 12, to a packed house for a run that continues through March 19. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!

Photo Flash: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Celebrates Chicagoland Debut at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Theatre at the Center presents the Chicagoland premiere of the Broadway hit NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. This new musical features a book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved, instantly recognizable tunes (Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Someone to Watch Over Me, 'S Wonderful). NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT runs now through June 5 at Theatre at the Center. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!

Theatre at the Center to Present NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2016

?Theatre at the Center announces the Chicagoland premiere of the Broadway hit Nice Work If You Can Get It.  This new musical features a book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved, instantly recognizable tunes (Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Someone to Watch Over Me, 'S Wonderful).  Nice Work If You Can Get It runs May 5 through June 5 at Theatre at the Center.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 9th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 9, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Details on the arrivals of 'Hamilton' and 'If/Then,' and Bill Pullinsi's and Michael Flatley's retirements mark the end of two eraa. 'Far From Heaven' and 'Heathers' will premiere locally, and 'Bel Canto' bows at the Lyric Opera. 'Daddy Long Legs' streams, 'Option Up!' debuts new works, and voting for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards heats up!

William Pullinsi Videos

BWW TV: Watch Scenes from BIG FISH at Theatre at the Center
by TV - On the Road - May 14, 2015

The deeply moving, enchanting new Broadway musical for all ages BIG FISH continues Theatre at the Center's exceptional 25th anniversary 2015 season. With a book by John August and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, BIG FISH is based on the Columbia Pictures film screenplay of the same name by John August and Daniel Wallace's 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythical Proportions. Artistic Director and multiple Jeff Award-winner William Pullinsi lends his expertise in the first professional locally-produced staging of the beloved musical running through June 7th at 1040 Ridge Road in Munster. Click below to watch scenes from the show!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2014

Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. To round out their current season, they will be making no exception, and are thrilled to present the regional debut of the musical adaptation of Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, November 13 through December 14, with a press opening on Sunday, November 16 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Directed by William Pullinsi, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY is a labor of love for its Broadway veteran team, written by Duane Poole, with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Carol Hall. Based on Capote's touching memoir of his own childhood, this wistful Southern Christmas tale is a tender portrait of a rare friendship across generations with a joyous score that will bring love and light to everyone's hearts this holiday season. Sure to delight the entire family, Capote's masterpiece springs to life in this heartfelt musical treat. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Chicago Premiere of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN!
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

In its first professional production since its Broadway debut, the musical comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN makes its Chicago area premiere in a brand new production at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, now through October 12. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET at Theatre at the Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2014

From the urban streets of Buffalo, NY's East Side, comes the story of the working-class Nowak family as they cope with tested faith and life's surprises. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, continues their 2014 season of premieres with Tom Dudzick's MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET, running from May 1 through June 1. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Theatre at the Center's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2013

Theatre at the Center celebrates the holidays by bringing audiences an endearing combination of a treasured tale and soaring music by a Disney musical genius, A Christmas Carol: The Musical. Composer Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin) infuses the Charles Dickens holiday classic with music the whole family will cherish. Full of cheer for all ages, A Christmas Carol: The Musical opened November 14 and runs through December 22. Theatre at the Center's production will be directed by Artistic Director William Pullinsi and stars five time Jeff-Award nominee Larry Adams as 'Scrooge'. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: First Look at Liam Quealy, Jim DeSelm and More in Theatre at the Center's GODSPELL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2013

Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, continues their 2013-2014 season with a revival of one of Broadway's most popular rock musicals, GODSPELL. The groundbreaking production based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew runs Thursday, September 12 through October 20. Featuring a sparkling score by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), and an energetic book by original director John-Michael Tebelak, GODSPELL is the upbeat retelling of a series of biblical parables. The production will be directed and choreographed by Stacey Flaster. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Cast Talks Opening Night at Theatre at the Center's FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2013

Theatre at the Center's 2013 season tees off with the Chicago area premiere of the hilariously farcical THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY. The play will run through March 24 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Click below to watch opening night interviews with the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of FOREVER PLAID, PLAID TIDINGS
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2012

The hilarious holiday musical sequel to the record-breaking FOREVER PLAID, PLAID TIDINGS, entertains Theatre at the Center audiences November 15 through December 23 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Theatre at the Center Artistic Director William Pullinsi will direct the production starring Rod Thomas as "Francis", Scott Stratton as "Smudge", Frank J. Paul as "Jinx" and Jonathan Wagner as "Sparky". CBS Chicago's own Bill Kurtis also lends his celebrity voice for a special part in the production. Check out highlights of the show below.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes With PLAID TIDINGS at Theatre at the Center
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2012

The hilarious holiday musical sequel to the record-breaking FOREVER PLAID, PLAID TIDINGS, entertains Theatre at the Center audiences November 15 through December 23 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. The press performance will be November 18 at 7 p.m. Stuffed with such "Plaid-erized" Christmas standards as "Mr. Santa," "Let It Snow" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," PLAID TIDINGS is one holiday treat that is truly heaven-sent. Theatre at the Center Artistic Director William Pullinsi will direct the production starring Rod Thomas as "Francis", Scott Stratton as "Smudge", Frank J. Paul as "Jinx" and Jonathan Wagner as "Sparky". CBS Chicago's own Bill Kurtis also lends his celebrity voice for a special part in the production.

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night Interviews with Theatre at the Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2012

Inspired by the blockbuster 1960 Roger Corman film, the monster musical hit LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS comes to Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, now through August 19. The show opened on July 15. Below, check out video interviews with the cast and creative team on opening night!