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Chicago Performers Commemorate Stephen Sondheim on November 16 Photo Chicago Performers Commemorate Stephen Sondheim on November 16
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

On November 16, 2019, the Auditorium Theatre continues its 130th anniversary season with a salute to the living legend Stephen Sondheim in a one-night-only event, directed and produced by local cabaret star Joan Curto.

Guy Lockard Joins Broadway Vets for BROADWAY AT W
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2017

Chicago's new hit concert series BROADWAY AT W welcomes Guy Lockard as special guest host on Monday, May 8th in the exquisite W Chicago- City Center Living Room. Lockard will lend his hosting and vocal talents for the concert beginning at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm. W Chicago- City Center 172 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603.

Stars of Paramount's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Sign on for BROADWAY AT W at W Chicago-City Center
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Stars of Paramount Theatre's newly mounted and vibrant production of Jesus Christ Superstar have signed on to perform for Broadway at W at W Chicago- City Center.

BWW TV: Hail Hosanna! Watch Highlights from Paramount Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2017

What began as a 1970s rock opera concept album became a global stage phenomenon that captured seven Tony Award nominations and countless awards overseas in its 40-plus years. Jesus Christ Superstar, the beloved rock opera that explores the story and internal struggles of the last seven days of the greatest idol in history - Jesus - is the 2016-17 Broadway Series finale, now through May 28, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

Three Holiday shows at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Pride Films and Plays celebrates its first holiday season in the Pride Arts Center with three special LGBT-themed cabaret/musical variety events in December. All three events will be staged in The Broadway, at 4139 N. Broadway.

Circle Theatre to Host 2nd Annual Full Circle Series, IT'S A PRIVILEGE TO PEE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The concept of Circle Theatre's Full Circle Series is simple: produce an evening of performance where 100% of the proceeds go directly to an organization that is tied to the show's central message.

Theo Ubique Forced to Cancel RENT Extension
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 28, 2016

Due to a forthcoming national tour of RENT, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre has been informed that it is unable to extend its critically acclaimed, sold out production of Jonathan Larson's 'Rent.'

Theo Ubique Extends RENT Through May
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 25, 2016

After selling out its originally scheduled run within a week of opening night, Theo Ubique's production of Jonathan Larson's musical Rent will be extended for an additional four weeks. Tickets for the added performances are now on sale.

BWW Review: Theo Ubique's Must-See RENT
by Misha Davenport - Mar 18, 2016

Theo Ubique scores with director Scott Winstein's timeless and topical production of Jonathan Larson's RENT.

Photo Flash: First Look - Theo Ubique Brings RENT to Life at No Exit Cafe
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 18, 2016

Theo Ubique presents Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical RENT, director Scott Weinstein, now through May 1. Check out a first look at the production below!

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's RENT
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 18, 2016

Theo Ubique has announced the cast for its upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Rent, according to director Scott Weinstein. Jeff Award nominee Matt Edmonds (below left), who performed in Weinstein's Titanic for Griffin Theatre Company and The Last Five Years at Metropolis Performing Arts Center, will play Mark, the videographer. Patrick Rooney (below right), who was Mordred in Drury Lane's Camelot in fall of 2014, and is currently appearing as Melchior in the Marriott Theatre's Spring Awakening, will be Mark's singer-songwriter friend, Roger.

Cast Set for LAUNCHINGFWD at City Winery
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 1, 2016

Casting is complete for LaunchingFWD : Season 2, the second annual sneak preview concert of new musicals in development offered by FWD Theatre Project, one of the most-watched new arts organizations in town. Last year's LaunchingFWD event (starring headliner and hometown superstar Jessie Mueller in her first Chicago appearance since winning the Tony Award for Beautiful) sold out the 320 seat main room at City Winery and required overflow seating; FWD hopes this year's event will be even more impressive.

Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY with E. Faye Butler & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, now through February 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a stunning first look at the cast in action below!

E. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at the Paramount
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, tonight, January 20, through February 21, 2016.

Matt Edmonds to Lead Theo Ubique's RENT This Spring; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Theo Ubique has announced the cast for its upcoming production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical RENT, according to director Scott Weinstein.

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre's HAIRSPRAY
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 24, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents Hairspray - The Broadway Musical, January 20-February 21, 2016. Check out a first look at the characters below!

E. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, January 20 - February 21, 2016.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revists... Celebrates Opening Night of BABES IN ARMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the first production in the third season of Chicago's smash "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits…BABES IN ARMS, featuring book by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, music by Rodgers and lyrics by Hart, with direction by Jess McLeod, music direction by Alex Newkirk and musical staging by James Beaudry. BABES IN ARMS is presented for three-nights-only through tonight, Oct. 8 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's SIDE SHOW (September 11 - October 25) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the October 6th opening night festivities below!

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 16th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 16, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Excitement grows for 'La Revolution Francaise!' Also, Black Ensemble Theater and Raven Theatre take on more recent history, and 'Spamalot' opens northwest and southeast. 'Triassic Parq' and 'Goblin Market' play the city, 'Shrek' and 'Avenue Q' play the 'burbs, and 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' and 'My Little Red/Green Coat' sing from small screens!

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the final mainstage production in its 20th Anniversary 'Season of Sondheim,' A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, tonight, April 17 - May 24, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia and choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Previews are tonight, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m. and Monday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars below!

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