VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for BrightSide Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Guys and Dolls performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville now through June 25, 2017. Watch a trailer for the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BrightSide Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Guys and Dolls performing at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville now through June 25, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Roll the Dice in GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up their 6th Season - A Season of Classic Broadway Shows - with the American classic Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The Brown Paper Box Co.'s 5-Year Anniversary Bash
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

The Brown Paper Box Co. celebrated five successful years with Brown Paper Bash: A 5-Year Anniversary Party, a one-night-only event featuring performances by The Moxie Sisters, the reunited casts of their productions of REEFER MADNESS, GODSPELL, A NEW BRAIN, and [title of show], and a special set by local singer-songwriter Jess Godwin. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Jess Godwin to Headline BROWN PAPER BASH: A 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Following their Jeff-Recommended production of Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen's [title of show], The Brown Paper Box Co. is thrilled to announce BROWN PAPER BASH: A 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY, a one-night-only celebration commemorating five successful years of BPBCo. productions and cabarets. (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Present DOGFIGHT, 9/5-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

BoHo Theatre closes out its groundbreaking 11th season with the musical Dogfight by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Peter Duchan, directed by BoHo Artistic Director Peter Marston Sullivan. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film, Dogfight explores the power of compassion in the face of cruelty and malice. The play features a rousing score and an emotional heart that shows musical theatre at its finest. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 2, 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. It's a Super September Preview! We've got the low-down on 16 musical productions you will want to see this month, from city to suburbs, big theaters to small, premieres and old favorites galore! 'Side Show,' 'Dogfight,' 'Next To Normal,' 'Oklahoma!,' 'Spamalot,' 'Blood Brothers,' 'October Sky,' CST's 'Ride The Cyclone' and much more! (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Present DOGFIGHT, 9/5-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

BoHo Theatre closes out its groundbreaking 11th season with the musical Dogfight by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Peter Duchan, directed by BoHo Artistic Director Peter Marston Sullivan. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film, Dogfight explores the power of compassion in the face of cruelty and malice. The play features a rousing score and an emotional heart that shows musical theatre at its finest. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Brown Paper Box Co.'s SPIKE HEELS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s upcoming production, SPIKE HEELS, by Theresa Rebeck. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 3:30 PM from January 23-February 8on the West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex (6157 N. Clark St.). Ticketing information and more is available at atwww.brownpaperbox.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPIKE HEELS in Rehearsal at The Brown Paper Box Co.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s upcoming production, SPIKE HEELS, by Theresa Rebeck. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 3:30 PM from January 23-February 8on the West Stage at the Raven Theatre Complex (6157 N. Clark St.). Ticketing information and more is available at at www.brownpaperbox.org. Photo credits: CB Lindsey. (more...)

Jillian Weingart, Jesse Dornan & More to Lead Brown Paper Box Co.'s SPIKE HEELS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Brown Paper Box Co. has announced the cast for their upcoming production, SPIKE HEELS, by Theresa Rebeck. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BrightSide Theatre's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up its 3rd season with Kander and Ebb's legendary musical Cabaret. Directed by BrightSide Theatre's Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing June 13-June 29, 2014 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Present CABARET, 6/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up its 3rd season with Kander and Ebb's legendary musical Cabaret. Directed by BrightSide Theatre's Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing June 13-June 29, 2014 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com, or by calling 630-637-SHOW(7469). The press performance is Today, June 13 at 8pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 28th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - May 28, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Jeff Awards, Tony Tunes and our very own Tony Award Viewing Party are upon us! Plus 'Carrie' and 'Godspell,' the new musicals 'Days Like Today,' 'Saudade' and 'Flux Capacitor,' news from Annoyance Theatre, Movies In the Parks and more! (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Present CABARET, 6/13-29
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, wraps up its 3rd season with Kander and Ebb's legendary musical Cabaret. Directed by BrightSide Theatre's Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing June 13-June 29, 2014 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Avenue in Naperville. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com, or by calling 630-637-SHOW(7469). The press performance is Friday, June 13 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Brown Paper Box Co.'s A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s upcoming production, A NEW BRAIN, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Finn and James Lapine. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM now-March 9 at Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood (5779 N. Ridge Ave.). (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Last Ship' sails, 'Chicago' and 'The Heartbeat Of Home' stop by, 'Chicago's Golden Soul,' and 'Ain't Misbehavin' pack 'em in, catch 'Dessa Rose,' 'Love Story' and 'A New Brain,' and the Waa-Mu Show announces 2014, plus more! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Brown Paper Box's A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for The Brown Paper Box Co.'s upcoming production, A NEW BRAIN, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Finn and James Lapine. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM from February 21-March 9 at Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood (5779 N. Ridge Ave.). Tickets can be purchased at www.brownpaperbox.org. Check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. News about the 'Phantom' and 'Cinderella' tours, suburban theaters mount 'Cabaret,' 'Young Frankenstein,' 'Ring Of Fire' and more, plus 'A New Brain,' Hollis Resnik's Milwaukee turn as Judy, and more this month from Circle Theatre! (more...)

Neala Barron, Johnny Kyle Cook & More to Star in Brown Paper Box's A NEW BRAIN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Brown Paper Box Co. is excited to announce the cast for their upcoming production, A NEW BRAIN, with music and lyrics by William Finn and book by Finn and James Lapine. The show will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM from February 21-March 9 at Rivendell Theatre in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood (5779 N. Ridge Ave.). Ticketing information and more will be posted at www.brownpaperbox.org. (more...)

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