Photo Flash: Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Presents BEEHIVE: THE 60'S MUSICALPhoto Flash: Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Presents BEEHIVE: THE 60'S MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Metropolis presents the colorful decade revue Beehive: The 60's Musical through August 25, 2018. A rockin' celebration following six women as they honor the legendary music and performers of the 60's. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lake Forest Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre in its inaugural season presents, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, opening October 8 and running through October 30. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the production, along with co-director and choreographer Cameron Turner, at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theater, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. (more...)

Photo Flash: Highland Park Players' CATS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Highland Park Players presents CATS, the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Winner of six Tony awards, including Best Musical, CATS is one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. The production includes 9 weekend performances at the Northbrook Theater, 3323 Walters Avenue, in Northbrook, beginning tonight, October 4. Check out promotional shots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Promo Shots for Highland Park Players' CATS, Begin. 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Highland Park Players presents CATS, the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Winner of six Tony awards, including Best Musical, CATS is one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. The production includes 9 weekend performances at the Northbrook Theater, 3323 Walters Avenue, in Northbrook, beginning October 4. Check out promotional shots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Lee Cunningham, Roy Brown and More in Big Noise's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company opens its 2012-13 season with the engaging rock-opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, now playing weekends through October 21, 2012. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The production is directed by Stacey Flaster, and Robert Deason returns to (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Opens JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tonight, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will open its 2012-13 season with the engaging rock-opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, opening tonight, September 28th and playing weekends through October 21, 2012. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The production is directed by Stacey Flaster, and Robert Deason returns to Big Noise as the show's music director. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Opening 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company will open its 2012-13 season with the engaging rock-opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, opening September 28th and playing weekends through October 21, 2012. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The production is directed by Stacey Flaster, and Robert Deason returns to Big Noise as the show's music director. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Presents LEADER OF THE PACK, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company closes its 2011-12 season with the musical biography, LEADER OF THE PACK: THE ELLIE GREENWICH MUSICAL, opening tonight April 27 and playing weekends through May 13, 2012. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The company is celebrating its 10th year of bringing live entertainment to the venue. LEADER OF THE PACK is directed by Nancy Flaster, with choreography by Flaster and Ann Fink, the team who brought the smash hit BEEHIVE to Prairie Lakes audiences in 2009. Robert Deason, music director of Big Noise's fall production of HOW TO SUCCEED… returns as music director. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 4th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 4, 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. Broadway In Chicago's upcoming season, 'The Boy Scout Musical,' 'Faustus,' a rare 'Leader Of The Pack,' death of Etel Billig, a Southside 'Dreamgirls' and much more.... (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Company Presents LEADER OF THE PACK, Opening 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company closes its 2011-12 season with the musical biography, LEADER OF THE PACK: THE ELLIE GREENWICH MUSICAL, opening April 27 and playing weekends through May 13, 2012. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The company is celebrating its 10th year of bringing live entertainment to the venue. LEADER OF THE PACK is directed by Nancy Flaster, with choreography by Flaster and Ann Fink, the team who brought the smash hit BEEHIVE to Prairie Lakes audiences in 2009. Robert Deason, music director of Big Noise's fall production of HOW TO SUCCEED… returns as music director. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre Presents LEADER OF THE PACK, 4/27-5/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Big Noise Theatre Company closes its 2011-12 season with the musical biography, LEADER OF THE PACK: THE ELLIE GREENWICH MUSICAL, opening April 27 and playing weekends through May 13, 2012. Performances will be held at the Prairie Lake Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The company is celebrating its 10th year. LEADER OF THE PACK is directed by Nancy Flaster, with choreography by Flaster and Ann Fink, the team who brought the smash hit BEEHIVE to Prairie Lakes audiences in 2009. Robert Deason, music director of Big Noise's fall production of HOW TO SUCCEED… returns as music director. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Opens SHOUT!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

The Marriott Theatre's summer audiences will tap, clap and cheer to the sensational sounds of the 60s with a brand new version of the fun-filled musical SHOUT! This highly anticipated production will preview June 15, open June 24 and run through August 14, 2011. The talents of multi-Jeff Award winning Director and Choreographer Rachel Rockwell, Music Director Dr. Ryan Nelson, and the Marriott Theatre's Lead Artistic Director Andy Hite are all brought together to put a unique new twist on this musical celebration. With its irresistible blend of music, dance, and top-notch production values, this swingin' musical will make you want to jump out of your seat and SHOUT! (more...)