Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONGPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11, 2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. (more...)

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11,  2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (March 4 and March 11) and 6 p.m. (February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25) with a weekday matinee Thursday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. There is no 4 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 3 and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 8. Tickets are $33 - $60 and are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, December 13, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, December 13, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX today, December 13, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 13, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, November 15, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, November 15, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX today, November 15, 2017! (more...)

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Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 15, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, October 11, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, October 11, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX today, October 11, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, October 11, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Griffin Theatre's Hit Musical RAGTIME Extends Through 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Due to popular demand, Griffin Theatre Company's newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME will add one additional week of performances, extending through July 22, 2017 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: Griffin Theatre Company Presents RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 Season with a newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. (more...)

Cast Complete for Griffin Theatre's New Chamber Version of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 Season with a newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. (more...)

Casting Announced for Griffin Theatre's RAGTIME at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. (more...)

BWW Review: An Emotionally Charged BARE
by Misha Davenport - Oct 11, 2016

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Refuge Theatre Project's BARE: A POP OPERA Begins Performances October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project will again perform in a non-traditional space for their production of bare: a pop opera, which will complete the company's second season with a five-week run from October 7 through November 6, 2016. The sanctuary of Epworth United Methodist Church at 5253 N. Kenmore will be the stage for this sung-through musical, set in a private co-educational Roman Catholic boarding school. bare, which premiered in Los Angeles in 2000 and was mounted off-Broadway in New York in 2004, follows gay and straight teenage characters who are dealing with their emerging sexuality. The pastoral guidance they receive from their teachers is not always affirming. (more...)

Michael Harp, Philip Earl Johnson and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Families, set your holiday entertainment dials for excitement, because Chicago musical theater powerhouse, the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, is turning one of the most iconic holiday movies ever made into a larger-than-life musical blockbuster, November 25-January 3. (more...)

Michael Harp, Philip Earl Johnson and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Families, set your holiday entertainment dials for excitement, because Chicago musical theater powerhouse, the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, is turning one of the most iconic holiday movies ever made into a larger-than-life musical blockbuster, November 25-January 3. (more...)

Randy Davis and Betti O Lead MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL at Western Playhouse, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast. (more...)

Randy Davis and Betti O to Lead MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL at Western Playhouse, 7/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast. (more...)

MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL Coming to Potter Theatre, Begin. 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast. (more...)