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Music Theater Works In Illinois to Present BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL Photo Music Theater Works In Illinois to Present BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Music Theater Works will present 'Billy Elliot: The Musical' at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from December 23, 2021 through January 2, 2022 as the final production of the 2021 Season.

MAMMA MIA! Will Be Performed by Illinois' Music Theater Works Next Month Photo MAMMA MIA! Will Be Performed by Illinois' Music Theater Works Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Photo Flash: Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munst Photo Photo Flash: Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2019

Irving Berlin's White Christmas opened Sunday night November 17 to a packed house at Theatre at the Center in Munster.  The cast gave a thrilling performance for an audience that was teeming with the holiday spirit.  Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato directed and choreographed the show. 

Photo Flash: A CHORUS LINE Plays Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Photo Photo Flash: A CHORUS LINE Plays Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2018

Metropolis presents nine time Tony Award-winning dance musical A Chorus Line through November 3, 2018. A stunning theatrical classic that captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway audition. Exploring the lives and poignant ambitions of professional chorus dancers; those overly dedicated, underpaid, highly trained performers. A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical.

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Presents A CHORUS LINE Photo Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Presents A CHORUS LINE
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2018

Metropolis presents nine time Tony Award-winning dance musical A Chorus Line September 20 - November 3, 2018.

Porchlight Announces Second And Final Extension For MEMPHIS Photo Porchlight Announces Second And Final Extension For MEMPHIS
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the final extension of its latest production, Memphis. Memphis must close Saturday, June 16, following that evening's 8 p.m. performance. Now playing through June 16 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, features  book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan and  is directed by Daryl D.  Brooks, assistant directed and choreographed by Christopher Carter, music directed by Jermaine Hill and assistant choreographed by Reneisha Jenkins.

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's MEMPHIS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's MEMPHIS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces that due to audience demand Memphis is now extended through Sunday, June 10, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Production Team for MEMPHIS Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Production Team for MEMPHIS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2017-2018 season concludes with Memphis, April 19 - June 3, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Memphis, book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan, is directed by Daryl D.  Brooks, assistant directed and choreographed by Christopher Carter, music directed by Jermaine Hill and assistant choreographed by Reneisha Jenkins. 

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: CABARET Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Cabaret, one of the great Broadway musicals of all time, opened to a packed house at Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster on opening night on May 7. The show continues through June 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!

BWW Reviews: Holiday Cheer with THE WYNOT RADIO THEATRE SHOW at FAC
by Christi Esterle - Dec 12, 2014

Take a trip back to the golden era when thrilling radio drama ruled the airwaves. It was a time of thrilling adventures, chilling suspense, and fast-pasted comic banter. A time when men were men, women were dames, and nobody complained if a baby was a cigarette mascot.

WYNOT Radio Theatre Troupe Returns
by Anna Bencivengo - Nov 14, 2014

The WYNOT Radio Theatre troupe is back at the FAC for a unique three-week run. Each week will feature a completely different script - obviously, a cheap ploy to get fans to come back week after week to enjoy multiple episodes. Fortunately, audiences will find tremendous laughs in each show.

BWW Reviews: NOISES OFF Is A Side-Splitting Opener For FAC's Season
by Christi Esterle - Sep 28, 2013

Whether you've been acting professionally for years or just have fond memories of high school drama club, Noises Off is sure to inspire gales of knowing laughter. Michael Frayn's theatrical comedy reads like a compilation of every onstage mishap, backstage drama, snide director, temperamental star, exhausted techie, and general theatrical disaster you've ever experienced or heard about.

Fine Arts Center Theatre Co. to Present NOISES OFF at SaGaJi Theatre, 9/26-10/20
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 23, 2013

Since its premiere in 1982, 'Noises Off' has become one of the most popular plays in the English language. The feverishly paced, hilarious door slamming comedy will be presented by the Fine Arts Center Theatre Company from September 26 through October 20, 2013 in the SaGaJi Theatre.

FAC Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Closes 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company presents the family holiday classic, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the SaG?Ji Theatre Nov. 26 - Dec. 19, featuring discounted family matinees on Saturday afternoons.

FAC Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2010

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company presents the family holiday classic, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the SaG?Ji Theatre Nov. 26 - Dec. 19, featuring discounted family matinees on Saturday afternoons.

FAC Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 29, 2010

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company presents the family holiday classic, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the SaG?Ji Theatre Nov. 26 - Dec. 19, featuring discounted family matinees on Saturday afternoons.

Thin Air Theatre Co Performs THE LOST SOUL OF CRIPPLE CREEK, Opened 10/2
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 5, 2009

Cripple Creek's Lost Soul Gets Standing Ovation- Melodrama is back in Cripple Creek in a very big way. And so is Olio.

Thin Air Theatre Co. Presents GODSPELL At Butte Theater 6/12 - 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

If you like musicals, you will like the latest show (and for that matter the whole summer season) to debut on the stage of the Butte Theater in Cripple Creek. Godspell, a 1970?s classic, is a series of parables based on the Gospel of Matthew interspersed with a variety of modern music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns.

Thin Air Theatre Co. Presents GODSPELL At Butte Theater 6/12 - 9/26
by Reynard Loki - Jun 15, 2009

If you like musicals, you will like the latest show (and for that matter the whole summer season) to debut on the stage of the Butte Theater in Cripple Creek. Godspell, a 1970?s classic, is a series of parables based on the Gospel of Matthew interspersed with a variety of modern music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns.

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