Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE SECRET GARDEN at Lake Forest Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

 Lake Forest Theatre presents its inaugural season opener, THE SECRET GARDEN, opening June 10 and running through July 2, with the press opening on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the season opener at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. The production will be accompanied by a 15-piece live orchestra. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Forest Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

 Lake Forest Theatre presents its inaugural season opener, THE SECRET GARDEN, opening June 10 and running through July 2, with the press opening on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the season opener at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. The production will be accompanied by a 15-piece live orchestra. (more...)

Lake Forest Theatre to Kick Off its Inaugural Season with THE SECRET GARDEN on June 10
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre presents its inaugural season opener, THE SECRET GARDEN, opening June 10 and running through July 2, with a press opening on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the season opener at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. The production will be accompanied by a 15-piece live orchestra. (more...)

Lake Forest Theatre to Stage THE SECRET GARDEN, 6/10-7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre presents its inaugural season opener, THE SECRET GARDEN, opening June 10 and running through July 2, with a press opening on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the season opener at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theatre, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. The production will be accompanied by a 15-piece live orchestra. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight's SWEENEY TODD Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre's mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim commences with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, now through November 9 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

JPAC Presents WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, 7/26-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to welcome summer with Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND with lyrics by Jim Steinman, book by Patricia Knop, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gayle Edwards, directed by Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Kelsey Overbang. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND plays July 26 - August 10, 2013 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 25 at www.jpactheatre.com or by calling (708) 656-1800. The press performances are Friday, July 26 at 7:30 pm and Today, July 27 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Production Shots from JPAC's WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center welcomes summer with Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND with lyrics by Jim Steinman, book by Patricia Knop, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gayle Edwards, directed by Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Kelsey Overberg. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND plays now through August 10, 2013 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

JPAC Presents WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to welcome summer with Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND with lyrics by Jim Steinman, book by Patricia Knop, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gayle Edwards, directed by Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Kelsey Overbang. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND plays today, July 26 - August 10, 2013 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aidan Edwards, Edward MacLennan and More in Jedlicka PAC's WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to welcome summer with Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND with lyrics by Jim Steinman, book by Patricia Knop, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gayle Edwards, directed by Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Kelsey Overberg. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND plays July 26 - August 10, 2013 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 25 at www.jpactheatre.com or by calling (708) 656-1800. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

JPAC to Present Andrew Lloyd Webber's WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, 7/26-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

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JPAC Presents WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, 7/26-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to welcome summer with Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND with lyrics by Jim Steinman, book by Patricia Knop, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Gayle Edwards, directed by Dante J. Orfei, music direction by John Warren and choreography by Kelsey Overbang. WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND plays July 26 - August 10, 2013 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 25 at www.jpactheatre.com or by calling (708) 656-1800. The press performances are Friday, July 26 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Light Opera Works Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA, 8/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

In this 1965 musical, Don Quixote and his faithful servant Sancho Panza go on their thrilling ride to battle evil, rescue maidens and right all wrongs. The score includes 'The Impossible Dream,' 'Dulcinea,' and 'I, Don Quixote.' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 28th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 28, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Pinkalicious' extends, 'Un-Type Cast' prepares, 'Xanadu' replaces 'Promises, Promises,' 'The Andrews Brothers' jukeboxes the night away, an 'Evita' with full orchestra and more.... (more...)