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The Longest Running Cabaret Show In The Country Comes To Elgin Lounge 51 Photo The Longest Running Cabaret Show In The Country Comes To Elgin Lounge 51
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marked a major milestone in September, 2019. Celebrating its 20th year anniversary, with over 1200 shows at their home base of Chicago's Davenport's, it became the longest running cabaret show in the country.

Avon Players Presents MAMMA MIA! Photo Avon Players Presents MAMMA MIA!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2019

The end may be in sight for the summer travel season, but Avon Players' upcoming musical will whisk theatre-goers away to an idyllic setting for infectious pop tunes, sun-drenched romance, and nonstop fun with Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!, running September 6-21.

The Nitz/Howe Experience Celebrates 20th Anniversary At Davenport's Photo The Nitz/Howe Experience Celebrates 20th Anniversary At Davenport's
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2019

Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marks a major milestone on Saturday, September 7th.

The Idea Fund Announces Round 10 2018 Grantees Photo The Idea Fund Announces Round 10 2018 Grantees
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2017

The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by a partnership of DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, is thrilled to announce the Round Ten (2018) TIF jury awarded a total of $50,000 to the following artists: Pamela Council; Bill Davenport; Brian PlutoLenz Ellison; Failure to Con/Form (Ching-In Chen, Jorge Galvan Flores, Cassie Mira Nicholson, John Pluecker, Addie Tsai) Sebastian Gomez de la Torre; Alex Goss; Shana Hoehn; jenaeveeve; Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin; Monica Villarreal; and Laura Wellen.

Witness History Aboard Avon Players' TITANIC Photo Witness History Aboard Avon Players' TITANIC
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2017

More than a century after the disaster, the story of the "unsinkable" Titanic continues to capture the public's imagination.  With lush music and gripping drama, Avon Players kicks off its 71st season with the musical depiction of the tragedy, Titanic running September 8-23.

BWW Reviews: THE WIZARD OF OZ Thrills Audiences at Stagecrafters
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 17, 2014

Now on stage at the beautiful Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak is Stagecrafters' current production, The Wizard of Oz. This mega musical finishes out a highly successful season for the amazingly talented group. If you are looking for something different from Judy Garland's version, this one has just the right amount of difference to make it interesting without losing the magic of the L. Frank Baum story.

Lifetime Orders New Scripted Series UN-REAL
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 7, 2014

Lifetime has picked up the scripted series Un-Real, ordering 10 episodes, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime.

Lifetime Orders New Scripted Series UN-REAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Lifetime has picked up the scripted series Un-Real, ordering 10 episodes, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. Produced by A+E Studios and from Marti Noxon (Mad Men, Fright Night) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (Sequin Raze), the dark comedy gives a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program. Un-Real will become the first scripted series fully financed and controlled by A+E Studios. A+E Networks will handle global sales for Un-Real.

BWW Reviews: Five Roars for SHREK THE MUSICAL Through Jan 26
by Anton Anderssen - Jan 16, 2014

Stagecrafters wows with 'SHREK THE MUSICAL'