AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Starring Frank Ferrante Announced Gets Chicago Premiere AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Starring Frank Ferrante Announced Gets Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Randolph Entertainment is pleased to announce today, on the 42nd anniversary of Groucho Marx's passing, the Chicago premiere of An Evening with Groucho, starring award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante, will play one night only on Sept. 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at The Spiegeltent ZaZou located on the 14th floor in the Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop-Theatre District, 32 W. Randolph St.  Tickets are on sale now by calling 312-488-0900 or by visiting the following link. (more...)

Frank Ferrante, Matt Roper On Marx Brothers Soundtrack Album Released Today Frank Ferrante, Matt Roper On Marx Brothers Soundtrack Album Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Entertainers Frank Ferrante  (An Evening With Groucho) and Matt Roper (I'll Say She Is: The Lost Marx Brothers Musical)  number among the cast of Lakeshore Records release today of the studio album, a companion to the recently released graphic novel Giraffes on Horseback Salad.  Written by pop culture historian Josh Frank (Fool the World: An Oral History of The Pixies), the vividly illustrated book is based on a screenplay written in 1937 by famed Surrealist Salvador Dali as a potential movie for the Marx Brothers.  (more...)

BWW Review: Teatro ZinZanni's LOVE, CHAOS AND DINNER Provides Old-Fashioned Circus and Comedy Entertainment BWW Review: Teatro ZinZanni's LOVE, CHAOS AND DINNER Provides Old-Fashioned Circus and Comedy Entertainment
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 25, 2019

The Seattle-based circus, comedy, and cabaret spectacle Teatro ZinZanni has arrived in Chicago with the hybrid show LOVE, CHAOS AND DINNER. And ZinZanni serves up entertainment with a capital a?oeEa?? in this production. The evening alternates between decidedly low-brow slapstick comedy scenes, musical numbers, and some stunning aerial and circus acts. (more...)

MPAC Announces 2019-2020 Lineup; Tickets On Sale Monday, June 10 MPAC Announces 2019-2020 Lineup; Tickets On Sale Monday, June 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents a full lineup of events for its 25th Anniversary season, ranging from world renowned headliners such as Tony Bennett and Audra McDonald to touring Broadway productions including RENT to the best in dance, comedy, classical, world music and family shows. (more...)

Teatro ZinZanni Announces New Love, Chaos & Dinner Show Teatro ZinZanni Announces New Love, Chaos & Dinner Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Teatro ZinZanni is delighted to announce the full cast of international talent starring in the premiere of a brand new show infused with the company's signature blend of comedy, cirque and cabaret -- Love, Chaos & Dinner. The show will begin a limited run on May 2, at their World Headquarters location in Woodinville, WA before the whole production heads off to Chicago, IL this summer for Teatro ZinZanni's debut in their newest venue - Spiegeltent ZaZou. Tickets are on sale now at zinzanni.com/seattle. (more...)

Teatro ZinZanni Announces Extension Plans and Expansion Teatro ZinZanni Announces Extension Plans and Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Teatro ZinZanni - home to whirlwind nights of international cirque, comedy, cabaret, and fine dining - today announced its upcoming slate of 2019 circus arts entertainment at its World Headquarters in Woodinville, Washington. With true ZinZanni-flare, these upcoming productions will feature a rotating cast of international talents at the top of their craft, and a menu curated by James Beard Award-winning chef Jason Wilson. (more...)

Groucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Groucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

For one night only, Frank Ferrante will perform his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in An Evening With Groucho. The performance that Variety called "a Tour de Force" will happen on the Walnut Mainstage on Monday, February 25. Ferrante also directed and is now performing in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS at the Walnut, on stage now through March 3. (more...)

BWW Review: A COMEDY OF TENORS  at Walnut Street Theatre BWW Review: A COMEDY OF TENORS at Walnut Street Theatre
by Alyssa Biederman - Jan 24, 2019

The curtain opens on a lavish hotel room, stacked with gifts and flowers. But there's lingerie on the floor, the couch cushions are astray, and a bedraggled producer is yelling about the fate of his one-night-only opera extravaganza… and that's just the start. (more...)

Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Walnut St. Theatre to Host 19th Annual Auction Event For Education Programs Walnut St. Theatre to Host 19th Annual Auction Event For Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre will host its 19th Annual Live and Silent Auction, the All Hallows Eve Masque'd Auction on October 26th.  America's Oldest Theatre will be filled with ghost stories and spirits galore on this haunted night where the mysterious and eerie can occur.  Guests of the Masque'd Auction will be invited to bid on items including a luxury vacation at the Chateau de La Napoule near Cannes, France, luxury vacations, wine country tours, and even access to the Walnut's renowned costume collection for a Halloween or a special New Year's Eve outfit,  with proceeds benefitting the Walnut's Education Department.  (more...)

Fascinating Frank Ferrante Returns to The Bartlett Performing Arts Center Fascinating Frank Ferrante Returns to The Bartlett Performing Arts Center
by Caroline Sposto - Oct 10, 2018

For more than thirty-three years Frank Ferrante has been channeling Groucho Marx. His highly- acclaimed one-man show, 'An Evening with Groucho' has triumphed in New York, London, Australia, and across the U.S., as well as on PBS. Ferrante's tour-de-force stays fresh and fascinating because it relies so heavily on improv and audience interaction that, twelve-hundred shows later, no two performances are alike. (more...)

Breaking: Teatro ZinZanni to Open at Chicago's Cambria Hotel April 2019 Breaking: Teatro ZinZanni to Open at Chicago's Cambria Hotel April 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Seattle's Teatro ZinZanni will open at Chicago's Cambria Hotel beginning April 2019. The announcement was made at a press conference this morning. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO at Gretna Theatre BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO at Gretna Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Aug 24, 2018

An Evening with Groucho proved to be a perfect reminder of how a single individual can make or break your night at the theater. (more...)

BWW Previews: WALNUT STREET THEATRE 18-19 SEASON BWW Previews: WALNUT STREET THEATRE 18-19 SEASON
by Greer Firestone - Aug 10, 2018

The Walnut Street Theatre, founded in 1809, is celebrating its 210th season. It is America's Oldest Theatre and the Official State Theatre of Pennsylvania, and a National Historic Landmark. With more than 55,000 season ticket holders, the Walnut is also the most subscribed theatre company in the world! (more...)

Individual Show Ticket To Walnut Street Theatre 2018-19 Season To Go On Sale August 12 - MATILDA, LEGALLY BLONDE, and More! Individual Show Ticket To Walnut Street Theatre 2018-19 Season To Go On Sale August 12 - MATILDA, LEGALLY BLONDE, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Individual show tickets for the Walnut Street Theatre's 2018-19 Season will go on sale to the public online on August 12. Patrons will be able to purchase tickets to any of the Walnut's Mainstage shows - Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL, Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, and LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. The Box Office will open on Monday, August 13 for in-person ticket sales. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Heritage Theatre Festival's THE COCOANUTS Photo Flash: First Look at Heritage Theatre Festival's THE COCOANUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Strap in, folks…things are about to get wild over at Heritage Theatre Festival with the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts - coming to the Culbreth Theatre from July 20-29. (more...)

Heritage Theatre Festival To Present Madcap Marx Brothers Musical THE COCOANUTS Heritage Theatre Festival To Present Madcap Marx Brothers Musical THE COCOANUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Strap in, folks…things are about to get wild over at Heritage Theatre Festival with the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts - coming to the Culbreth Theatre from July 20-29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Heritage Theatre Festival's A CHORUS LINE Photo Flash: First Look at Heritage Theatre Festival's A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Get a first look at Heritage Theatre Festival's season-opening production of A Chorus Line! (more...)

The McCallum Theatre Announces A Blockbuster 2018-19 Season Including RENT, JERSEY BOYS, SPAMALOT, SOMETHING ROTTEN And More The McCallum Theatre Announces A Blockbuster 2018-19 Season Including RENT, JERSEY BOYS, SPAMALOT, SOMETHING ROTTEN And More
by David Green - Apr 2, 2018

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup as it begins its fourth decade of presenting world-class artists and entertainers for Coachella Valley audiences.  The new season includes McCallum debuts, iconic superstars, family-friendly entertainment, holiday sensations, with some mariachi, Bollywood, ballet, comedy and entertaining geography lessons all part of a very full and exciting season that also presents an outstanding roster of  Broadway favorites.  (more...)

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