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Photos: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG Photo Photos: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021

Black Button Eyes Productions is welcoming back live audiences this fall with the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, an authorized fan production to benefit the Chicago charity Season of Concern, playing now through November 6, 2021 at The Edge Theater.

Black Button Eyes Productions Presents DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG At The Edge The Photo Black Button Eyes Productions Presents DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG At The Edge Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to welcome back live audiences this fall with the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, an authorized fan production to benefit the Chicago charity Season of Concern, playing October 8 ‚Äď November 6, 2021 at The Edge Theater.

Casting Announced for DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG at The Edge Theater Photo Casting Announced for DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG at The Edge Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2021

Black Button Eyes Productions has announced casting for its fall production of the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, an authorized fan production to benefit the Chicago charity Season of Concern.

Black Button Eyes Productions Announces 2021-22 Season At The Edge Theater Photo Black Button Eyes Productions Announces 2021-22 Season At The Edge Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2021

Black Button Eyes Productions have announced its 2021-22 season, launching this fall with the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-ALong Blog, an authorized fan production to benefit the Chicago charity Season of Concern.

Nominations Announced for the 47th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the 47th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

With the conclusion of the 2019-2020 Chicago non-Equity theater season, the Jeff Awards announced the nominees for the 47th annual awards for theater excellence that include 120 theater artists across 21 categories.

Black Button Eyes Productions to Present MASQUE OF THE RED CORONAVIRUS Free Online Photo Black Button Eyes Productions to Present MASQUE OF THE RED CORONAVIRUS Free Online
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2020

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to present the world premiere of Masque of the Red Coronavirus, a free online-only script and video experience, written and directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford and adapted, in part, from Edgar Allen Poe's short story The Masque of Red Death.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From the Chicago Premiere of WHISPER HOUSE at The  Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From the Chicago Premiere of WHISPER HOUSE at The Athenaeum Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020

Black Button Eyes Productions will¬†conclude its 2019-20 season of ‚ÄúGhost Stories‚ÄĚ with the Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE Photo Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions¬†is pleased to conclude its 2019-20 season of ‚ÄúGhost Stories‚ÄĚ with¬†the Chicago premiere of¬†WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by¬†Duncan Sheik¬†(Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by¬†Kyle Jarrow¬†(Spongebob Squarepants¬†Musical),¬†with direction by Artistic Director¬†Ed Rutherford,¬†music direction by¬†Micky York¬†and choreography by¬†Derek Van Barham.¬†WHISPER HOUSE¬†will play¬†January 10 ‚Äď February 15, 2020¬†at¬†The Athenaeum Theatre¬†(Studio Two), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at¬†athenaeumtheatre.org,¬†by calling¬†(773) 935-6875¬†or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office.¬†

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE Photo Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 31, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

BWW Review: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET with Black Button Eyes Productions at Stage 7 Photo BWW Review: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET with Black Button Eyes Productions at Stage 773
by Emily McClanathan - Jul 22, 2019

Dave Malloy's staged song cycle GHOST QUARTET is a madcap romp through seven centuries of mythology, folk tales, gothic horror stories, murder ballads, and more. Described in the lyrics as a 'circular story,' the nonlinear plot follows four friends through interweaving stories that include two sisters in a murderous love triangle, a modern-day subway platform homicide, and retellings of Arabian Nights and Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher. Malloy's musical influences are as eclectic as his literary sources, and fans will recognize many of the styles present in his best-known work, the Tony Award-winning NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.  

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' GHOST QUARTET Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' GHOST QUARTET
by Julie Musbach - Jul 15, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions launches its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere ofGHOST QUARTET, an intriguing and entertaining song cycle by Dave Malloy, directed by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, with music direction by Nick Sula and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Black Button Eyes Productions Presents the Chicago Premiere of GHOST QUARTET Photo Black Button Eyes Productions Presents the Chicago Premiere of GHOST QUARTET
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions launches its 2018-19 season with the Chicago premiere of GHOST QUARTET, an intriguing and entertaining song cycle by Dave Malloy, directed by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, with music direction by Nick Sula and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' GHOST QUARTET Photo Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' GHOST QUARTET
by Julie Musbach - Apr 24, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of GHOST QUARTET, an intriguing and entertaining song cycle by Dave Malloy, directed by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, with music direction by Nick Sula and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

46th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced Photo 46th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2019

The Jeff Awards announced today via a special video, a total of 132 nominations in 22 categories for the 46th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards.

Black Button Eyes Productions Announces 2019-20 Season; GHOST QUARTET and More Photo Black Button Eyes Productions Announces 2019-20 Season; GHOST QUARTET and More
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce its 2019-20 Season, featuring two Chicago premiere musicals! The season kicks off this summer with GHOST QUARTET by Broadway composer Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812). This intriguing and entertaining song cycle is directed by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, with music direction by Nick Sula and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt.

Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Comes to Pride Arts Center Photo Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Comes to Pride Arts Center
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt.

Photo Flash: Inside Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Inside Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt.

Black Button Eyes Productions' Presents EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Photo Black Button Eyes Productions' Presents EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, the spooky send-up will play January 11 - February 16, 2019 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago.

Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL At Pride A Photo Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL At Pride Arts Center
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt.

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