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BrightSide Theatre Announces 10th Anniversary Season Photo BrightSide Theatre Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

¬†Artistic Director¬†Jeffrey Cass¬†and Executive Director¬†Julie¬†Ann¬†Kornak¬†are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's¬†2021-2022¬†Season¬†-¬†‚ÄúTenth Anniversary Season ‚ÄstBrightSide is Back!‚Ä̬†

Will ABBA Be Releasing New Music This September? Photo Will ABBA Be Releasing New Music This September?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 26, 2021

Alongside Mamma Mia!, the band's songwriters, Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, co-wrote the music for the hit musical Chess. 

FTA Adds Additional Performance Of CHESS IN CONCERT Photo FTA Adds Additional Performance Of CHESS IN CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Due to popular demand, Florida Theatrical Association has added an additional performance of CHESS in Concert at The MEZZ in downtown Orlando. The added performance on Tuesday, August 24 at 7pm extends the show's run to August 22 ‚Äď 24.

MAMMA MIA! Shines At The Arts Center Photo MAMMA MIA! Shines At The Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2021

It's a ‚Äúguaranteed, get-happy, dancing-in-the-aisles-hit!‚ÄĚ Because what's more fun than the upbeat music of ABBA, set on a sun-kissed island as we ready for a summertime wedding? Mamma Mia! has all of the above in the Arts Center's summer production, onstage now through August 22.

Florida Theatrical Association Presents CHESS IN CONCERT at The Abbey Photo Florida Theatrical Association Presents CHESS IN CONCERT at The Abbey
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

Florida Theatrical Association presents CHESS in Concert at The Abbey in downtown Orlando for two performances on August 22 and 23.

MAMMA MIA! to be Presented by BAMtheatre Photo MAMMA MIA! to be Presented by BAMtheatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021

Hinsdale's BAMtheatre will present MAMMA MIA this summer for its High School & College Mainstage Production! The show will take place at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, 5750 Holmes Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514.

BWW Review: CHESS THE MUSICAL at Perth Concert Hall Photo BWW Review: CHESS THE MUSICAL at Perth Concert Hall
by David Bravos - Jun 9, 2021

StoreyBoard entertainment went big with their production of CHESS THE MUSICAL. It’s a big cast giving big performances in a big setting, and backed by an orchestra and choir, the whole performance comes together to be an impressive production. The stage itself is small, but every bit jumps out in this brilliant production.

Illinois Wesleyan University's Virtual Production of CHESS Premieres This Weekend Photo Illinois Wesleyan University's Virtual Production of CHESS Premieres This Weekend
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 20, 2020

Illinois Wesleyan University's virtual production of Chess begins streaming this weekend on Friday, November 20 at 7:30pm and continues throughout the weekend on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22 at 2pm and 7:30pm.

Sir Tim Rice Hosts GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Photo Sir Tim Rice Hosts GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020

The Broadway Podcast Network has announced that EGOT-winning lyricist Sir Tim Rice has joined the network with a new podcast, Get Onto My Cloud.

Lyricist Tim Rice Thinks CHESS Could Make a Broadway Comeback Photo Lyricist Tim Rice Thinks CHESS Could Make a Broadway Comeback
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 7, 2020

Lyricist Tim Rice revealed that he has some projects in the works- or at least he did before the start of the pandemic. One of which was an updated version of From Here to Eternity.

Episode 14 of Tim Rice's GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Will Feature New Songs From David  Photo Episode 14 of Tim Rice's GET ONTO MY CLOUD Podcast Will Feature New Songs From David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2020

Tim Rice has revealed the guests on the upcoming 14th episode of his podcast, Get Onto My Cloud! Rice revealed on Twitter that, in the episode, Hal Prince's first thoughts on Evita will be discussed. In addition, there will be songs from David Essex, Joss Ackland, and Elaine Paige.

Russia's CHESS Is Set To Premiere on October 17 at MDM Theatre Photo Russia's CHESS Is Set To Premiere on October 17 at MDM Theatre
by Daria Vorobyeva - Jul 20, 2020

The opening night of the Russian production of CHESS is to take place in Moscow's MDM Theatre a?' home of Broadway Moscow Theatre Company on October 17, 2020. It will become the first and only large-scale musical premiere in Russia this Fall, after the restrictions on presentation of theatrical productions have been lifted by the authorities.

Russian Premiere of CHESS to Open at Moscow's MDM Theatre This Fall Photo Russian Premiere of CHESS to Open at Moscow's MDM Theatre This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020

The opening night of the Russian production of CHESS, from the author Tim Rice and composers Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus is to take place in Moscow's MDM Theatre - home of Broadway Moscow Theatre Company on October 17, 2020.

Podcast: Listen to Tim Rice Tell Stories of EVITA, JOSEPH, KING DAVID and More! Photo Podcast: Listen to Tim Rice Tell Stories of EVITA, JOSEPH, KING DAVID and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 30, 2020

Lyricist Tim Rice is already a legend on Broadway and West End, and now he is expanding his audience even further as he launches his very own podcast- Get Onto My Cloud. In the first installment, Rice tells stories about his beloved mantlepiece, which features over 100 items from his life and career. 

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Tries to Regain Its Youth at Stage West Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Tries to Regain Its Youth at Stage West
by Vicki Trask - Nov 23, 2019

Mamma Mia is one of those contemporary classics. It's a guaranteed hit anywhere you play it because the songs as recognizable, the story is fun and playful, and it is at once heartfelt and outlandish. But that doesn't mean you can ignore the fact that the dancing is action-packed, the songs have a sincere meaning behind them and Mamma Mia is a well-known musical with expectation in its performance more than most shows.

ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus Will Executive Produce Musical Circus Show Based On PIPPI LONGST Photo ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus Will Executive Produce Musical Circus Show Based On PIPPI LONGSTOCKING
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

Pop House Productions and the Astrid Lindgren Company are celebrating Pippi Longstocking's 75th anniversary in the summer of 2020 with a fun, musical circus show in collaboration with Cirkus Cirkör - PIPPI AT CIRKUS.

MAMMA MIA! Continues At Cape Fear Regional Theatre Photo MAMMA MIA! Continues At Cape Fear Regional Theatre
by Alan Henry - Sep 27, 2019

Greece is coming to Cape Fear Regional Theatre in Fayetteville, NC now through October 6, 2019 with Mamma Mia!

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, That's a Spicy Musical at Allenberry Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA, That's a Spicy Musical at Allenberry
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 27, 2019

Dustin LeBlanc directs an energetic and enthusiastic production of the ABBA musical for Keystone Theatrics at Allenberry Playhouse.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Downtown Cabaret Theatre Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Sep 23, 2019

For fans of the music of Abba, MAMMA MIA! is a show you will love. Julia Lennon shines in the leading role of Sophie, bringing more to this character than I have ever seen before. With excellent choreography and dancing, this performance at Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport, CT is one that I highly recommend.

MAMMA MIA! Comes To Cape Fear Regional Theatre Photo MAMMA MIA! Comes To Cape Fear Regional Theatre
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2019

Greece is coming to Cape Fear Regional Theatre in Fayetteville, NC September 12 to October 6, 2019 with Mamma Mia!

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