Theater Works Announces Spring Gala BenefitTheater Works Announces Spring Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Music Theater Works will celebrate its 2019 season with the annual spring gala benefit at the Glen View Club in Golf, Illinois. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

At an announcement party held today, Artistic Director Ray Jivoff unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2017-18 Season line-up of 'firsts' -- five shows that have never been produced at Skylight.  (more...)

Johann Strauss Operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS to Play Light Opera Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Light Opera Works presents the Johann Strauss operetta DIE FLEDERMAUS (in English) with a 30-piece orchestra, December 26, 2016- January 1, 2017, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present MAME This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic MAME, with 26-piece orchestra, will be staged by Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, August 20 through 28. (more...)

Light Opera Works' Benefit Celebrates 36 Years with A NIGHT AT ASCOT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, Light Opera Works will host its annual spring benefit, 'A Night at Ascot,' at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield, Illinois, celebrating the 36th year of the company.  (more...)

HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS Set for Light Opera Works, Now thru 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

Light Opera Works will present HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS tonight, October 2 through 11 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

Light Opera Works Presents HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS, Now thru 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Light Opera Works will present HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS tonight, October 2 through 11 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS, 10/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Light Opera Works will present HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS October 2 through 11 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 9th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 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. 'American Idiot' examines a generation, and 'The Girl In The Train' captures a by-gone era. We run down long-run shows, and break down the Marriott Theatre's 2016 season announcement, too. Plus 'Hollywood' from Light Opera Works, a new show from Underscore, a high school mounts 'Starlight Express,' and Christmas has begun! (more...)

HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS Set for Light Opera Works, 10/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Light Opera Works will present HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST SONG HITS October 2 through 11 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Iannone and MCT Present MASTER CLASS on the Power of Art
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 13, 2014

In opening Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's 40th Anniversary season, Milwaukee actor Angela Iannone reprises the role of Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Tony Award winning play Master Class this August. While Callas has ultimately been lauded as the top operatic singer in the last century, Iannone has garnered a 2014 Ten Chimneys Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship under David Hyde Pierce's directorship. Then Iannone was recently awarded Milwaukee's second Ruth Schudson Leading Lady Honoree that adds to her multiple theater achievements. These two women appearing in different eras present a master force on the power of art to transform a cultural landscape and christens Milwaukee's 2014-2015 theater season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Angela Iannone in Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's MASTER CLASS, Now Playing Through 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally. Angela Iannone reprises the role of legendary opera diva Maria Callas, which she first performed at MCT in 1999. MASTER CLASS is a collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) and Carroll University. MOT Artistic Director Jill Anna Ponasik and Carroll theatre professor James Zager will co-direct the production. MASTER CLASS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Check out a first look below! (more...)

MCT's MASTER CLASS Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally, today, August 7. Angela Iannone reprises her role of legendary opera diva Maria Callas, which she first performed at MCT in 1999. MASTER CLASS is a collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) and Carroll University. MOT Artistic Director Jill Anna Ponasik and Carroll theatre professor James Zager will co-direct the production. MASTER CLASS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

MCT to Present MASTER CLASS, 8/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 10th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 10, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeffs, 'Sunday' at Chicago Shakes, 'Hoodoo Love,' the new musicals 'Clear' and 'The Verona Project,' concerts of operetta and cabaret, a Chicago original cast album and more! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 12th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 12, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Grease,' 'Godspell,' 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' 'The Rocky Horror Show' and 'Xanadu' bring back the 70s! Plus more, including a big '42nd Street,' two announcements from Light Opera Works, and a weekend with Lonny Price. (more...)

Broadway Theatre Center to Host Unprecedented Open House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

As the resident performing arts companies in the Broadway Theatre Center gear up for their dynamic seasons, they invite Milwaukee to visit their home, wander through and learn about their facilities, grab a drink in their bar, and get a sneak peek of the performing arts season soon to come. (more...)

Madison Opera Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Closes 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2011

Madison Opera continues its 50th anniversary season with the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera in The Playhouse at the Overture Center for the Arts. The Threepeny Opera will close on Feb. 13, 2011. The production is Madison Opera's second venture in the intimate Playhouse and features a stellar cast from across theater and opera. (more...)

Madison Opera Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA 2/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2011

Madison Opera continues its 50th anniversary season with the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera in The Playhouse at the Overture Center for the Arts, Feb. 4 - 13, 2011. (more...)

Madison Opera Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA 2/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Madison Opera continues its 50th anniversary season with the company premiere of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera in The Playhouse at the Overture Center for the Arts, Feb. 4 - 13, 2011. (more...)

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