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Wake Up With BWW 11/30: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Wraps Filming, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/30: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Wraps Filming, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2020

Today's top stories: Tick, Tick...Boom! wraps filming, Patti Murin and Colin Donnell's Seth Concert re-airs today, and more!

VIDEO: Brad Oscar Sings Election-Themed GUYS & DOLLS Parody, 'Sit Down, You're Blocki Photo VIDEO: Brad Oscar Sings Election-Themed GUYS & DOLLS Parody, 'Sit Down, You're Blockin' the Vote!'
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2020

Brad Oscar has taken to YouTube to sing an election-themed parody of the famous Guys & Dolls tune, Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat!

VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce, Carolee Carmello, Liz Callaway, and Most Perform in BRING B Photo VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce, Carolee Carmello, Liz Callaway, and Most Perform in BRING BACK BROADWAY: A VOTE BLUE VIDEO
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2020

The video stars Cameron Amandus, Bryan Batt , John Bolton, Liz Callaway, Carolee Carmello, Taylor Crousore, Jackie Hoffman, Chris Anthony Giles, Jason Graae, Amy Hillner Larsen, Kristen Mengelkoch, Brad Oscar, Christine Pedi , David Hyde Pierce, Lance Roberts, and Chip Zien.

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29 Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 6, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced their lineup of artists for March 16 through March 29: 

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced listing for March 9 through March 22: 

Birdland Presents Stacey Kent And More Week Of December 9 Photo Birdland Presents Stacey Kent And More Week Of December 9
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 26, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Releases Decemeber Schedule Photo Birdland Releases Decemeber Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!

Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret Returns to Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret returns to the Birdland Theater September 20, 21 and 24 (Friday-Saturday at 9:45PM and Tuesday at 7:00PM).

Birdland Presents Eliane Elias And More Week Of September 16 Photo Birdland Presents Eliane Elias And More Week Of September 16
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Announces August 2019 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces August 2019 Schedule
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:

The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY Photo The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Photo Flash: The Broadway at Birdland Series Presents EVERYBODY RISE: A RESISTANCE CA Photo Photo Flash: The Broadway at Birdland Series Presents EVERYBODY RISE: A RESISTANCE CABARET
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2019

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented another concert reading of "Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret," written by Emmy-winner Joe Keenan. A bevy of theatrical luminaries starred, including Bebe Neuwirth, John Bolton, Liz Callaway, Kristine Mengelkoch, Michael Kostroff, Taylor Crousore, and Christine Pedi.

Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3 Photo Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3
by Julie Musbach - May 24, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift with Pasquale Grasso, Melissa Errico, and more!

Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:

Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY Photo Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

The Gift Theatre announces casting for its Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny, and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Photo Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents EVERYBODY RISE: A RESISTANCE CABARET Photo Photo Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents EVERYBODY RISE: A RESISTANCE CABARET
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 4, 2019

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present a concert reading of "Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret," written by Emmy-winner Joe Keenan.  A bevy of theatrical luminaries starred, including Brad Oscar, Liz Callaway, Chip Zien, Richard Kind, Kristine Mengelkoch, Taylor Crousore, and Christine Pedi.

Birdland Presents Benny Green And More Week Of April 1 Photo Birdland Presents Benny Green And More Week Of April 1
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Benny Green, Clint Holmes Celebrates the Jazz of Sammy David Jr., Joe Alterman, and more!

Birdland Announces April 2019 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces April 2019 Schedule
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Benny Green, The James Carter Organ Trio, Joao Bosco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Frank Catalano Quartet, Clint Holmes, Joe Alterman, Aubrey Logan, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, The Jive Aces, Michael Wolff, Jason Kravits, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more!

The Gift Theatre Announces 2019 Season Photo The Gift Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 17, 2018

During last night's Season Release Bash at Filament Theater, Artistic Director and Co-Founder Michael Patrick Thornton proudly announced The Gift Theatre's 2019 Season will include: a revival of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE directed by Ensemble Member John Gawlik and featuring Ensemble Members Jennifer Glasse, Maryann Thebus and Michael Patrick Thornton (February 27 - March 31) and the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, directed by guest artist Jess McLeod (October 18 - November 24). The Gift's 17th season will also include a soon-to-be-announced third production (July 12 - August 18).

Photo Flash: The Gift Theatre Presents the World Premiere of  HANG MAN Photo Photo Flash: The Gift Theatre Presents the World Premiere of HANG MAN
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to launch its 17th season with the world premiere of Stacy Osei-Kuffour's haunting and often-humorous drama HANG MAN, directed by guest artist Jess McLeod, playing March 2 - April 29, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscriptions are currently available by calling the Gift's box office at 773-283-7071 or visiting thegifttheatre.org. 

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