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Bio:
Christopher Rhoton is a freelance Scenic Designer located in Chicago, Illinois. He holds an M.F.A. in Scenic Design from Indiana University (2015) and a B.S. in Theatre Direction & Design from Middle Tennessee State University (2009). (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Christopher Rhoton is a freelance Scenic Designer located in Chicago, Illinois. He holds an M.F.A. in Scenic Design from Indiana University (2015) and a B.S. in Theatre Direction & Design from Middle Tennessee State University (2009). (read complete bio)
The Marriott Theatre Re-Opens With THE WORLD GOES ROUND Photo The Marriott Theatre Re-Opens With THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, presents THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, the delightful musical revue featuring the works of John Kander and Fred Ebb, considered one of the most prolific and acclaimed Broadway musical creative teams of all time.

Marriott Theatre Presents AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Featuring Broadway Veterans Photo Marriott Theatre Presents AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Featuring Broadway Veterans
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Audiences are taken on a journey through Kander and Ebb's virtual hit parade of songs including showstoppers ‚ÄúCabaret,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúNew York, New York,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúAll That Jazz,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúMaybe This Time.‚ÄĚ The revue also covers numbers from¬†Chicago, Funny Lady, Kiss of The Spider Woman, Woman of The Year¬†and more. ¬†

Paramount Theatre Announces First Local Staging Of KINKY BOOTS in August Photo Paramount Theatre Announces First Local Staging Of KINKY BOOTS in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Nearly 16 months after dimming its famous marquee due to COVID-19, Aurora's Paramount Theatre has started rehearsals for its 10th Anniversary Broadway Series season opener, Kinky Boots, marking a pivotal moment for the second largest subscription house in the nation as it returns to live performances next month.

Hell In A Handbag's Annual Benefit THE MORNING AFTER, January 1 Photo Hell In A Handbag's Annual Benefit THE MORNING AFTER, January 1
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020

The 2019 production of POSEIDON! An Upside-Down Musical was recorded by Peter Neville* in HD with stereo sound at Chicago's Edge Theater. POSEIDON! features book and lyrics by Handbag Artistic Director David Cerda*, music by David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty, direction by Derek Van Barham, music direction by Andrew Milliken and choreography by Breon Arzell.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Will Bring NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Home to Lowell Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Will Bring NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Home to Lowell
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2020

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present its critically acclaimed production of Nina Simone: Four Women, first staged last spring with Northlight Theatre in Chicago, to Lowell from February 12 to March 8 only at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner.

Photo Flash: ANYTHING GOES At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Photo Photo Flash: ANYTHING GOES At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019

Metropolis presents Cole Porter's classic musical Anything Goes through November 2, 2019. A high-seas romp showcasing one of Cole Porter's most magical scores. Music, dance, and romance are set to the age old tale of boy meets girl in this breezy classic.

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Photo Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.

Photo Flash: First Look at BEAU at Adirondack Theatre Festival Photo Photo Flash: First Look at BEAU at Adirondack Theatre Festival
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2019

Composing team Douglas Lyons (Beautiful) and Ethan D. Pakchar's latest musical, Beau, opened on August 3rd at The Adirondack Theatre Festival; now running through August 9th. Directed by Michael Wilson (A Trip to Bountiful) the ATF company stars Matt Rodin and Jeb Brown (Beautiful), featuring Amelia Cormack (Kinky Boots Tour), Marlene Ginader (Once Tour), Olivia Griffin, Max Sangerman (Smokey Joe's Cafe), and Jeremy Sevelovitz (Chasing The Song).

Adirondack Theatre Presents Its Final Show Of The Season, BEAU Photo Adirondack Theatre Presents Its Final Show Of The Season, BEAU
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2019

Adirondack Theatre Festival Producing Artistic Director, Chad Rabinovitz, announces the fourth and final show of the season, Beau, by Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar. The show runs August 3 - 9, 2019 at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls, NY. The leading professional theatre in the Capital Region, ATF wraps up a successful 25th season with Beau at the Charles R. Wood Theater.

Photo Flash:  Lyons and Pakchar's BEAU At Adirondack Theatre Festival Photo Photo Flash: Lyons and Pakchar's BEAU At Adirondack Theatre Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2019

Composing team Douglas Lyons (Beautiful) and Ethan D. Pakchar's latest musical, Beau, will bow at The Adirondack Theatre Festival August 3-9th.

Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Photo Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

Music Theater Works presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 8 through June 16, 2019.

Photo Flash: First Look at Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, V Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019

Chicago's geriatric "Fab Four" return in Hell in a Handbag Productions' THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3! Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and their whacky friends and relatives for all new adventures. Written by Artistic Director David Cerda and ensemble member David Lipschutz*, and directed by Miles Brindley, the latest installment of Handbag's hit sitcom parody will play April 25 - August 31, 2019 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling or by calling (800) 838-3006. The press opening is Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm.

Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3 Photo Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019

Chicago's geriatric "Fab Four" return in Hell in a Handbag Productions' THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3! Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and their whacky friends and relatives for all new adventures.

Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to launch its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago.

Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition Exten Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition Extends Through March 30
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce three added weeks of performances of its hit parody THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition, extending through March 30, 2019 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for all performances are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or www.stage773.com, or by calling (773) 327-5252.

Hell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Hell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions launches its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Presents The Lost Episodes - The Va Photo Photo Flash: Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Presents The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition
by Julie Musbach - Feb 11, 2019

Chicago's favorite drag seniors start 2019 with LOVE in Hell in a Handbag Productions' beloved parody THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition, written by Artistic Director David Cerda and directed by Jon Martinez.

Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Announce THE LOST EPISODES - THE VALENTINE EDITI Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Announce THE LOST EPISODES - THE VALENTINE EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Chicago's favorite drag seniors start 2019 with LOVE in Hell in a Handbag Productions' beloved parody THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition, written by Artistic Director David Cerda and directed by Jon Martinez. Dorothy, Blanche, Sophia and Rose return February 8 - March 10, 2019 at Stage 773,

Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Jan 18, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions announces casting for its revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films.

Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Announce THE LOST EPISODES - THE VALENTINE EDITI Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Announce THE LOST EPISODES - THE VALENTINE EDITION
by Julie Musbach - Jan 8, 2019

Chicago's favorite drag seniors start 2019 with LOVE in Hell in a Handbag Productions' beloved parody THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition, written by Artistic Director David Cerda and directed by Jon Martinez. Dorothy, Blanche, Sophia and Rose return February 8 - March 10, 2019 at Stage 773,

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