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CLOSET PLAY Virtual Benefit Concert to Lead Off PrideArts Four-Show Virtual Season Photo CLOSET PLAY Virtual Benefit Concert to Lead Off PrideArts Four-Show Virtual Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

 PrideArts virtual fall season called REIGNITE will open on September 30 with a benefit concert conceived by PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson that will intertwine original jazz compositions with poetry by James Baldwin and Tennessee Williams.

Cast Announced for Virtual Performances of BOX & COX Photo Cast Announced for Virtual Performances of BOX & COX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson today announced casting for the second entry in the company's four - show virtual fall season called REIGNITE! Johnson will direct the hilarious comedy BOX AND COX by John Maddison Morton, a loosely staged production to be recorded live in the Pride Arts Center's Buena Theatre.

Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success! Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's PorchlightPalooza Was A Success!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre held PorchlightPalooza, a three-day virtual festival Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23,  in lieu of its cancelled March 23 ICONS GALA.

PrideArts Announces Four-Show Virtual Fall Season, REIGNITE! Photo PrideArts Announces Four-Show Virtual Fall Season, REIGNITE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

PrideArts Artistic Director Donterrio Johnson today announced a four - show virtual fall season called REIGNITE! that will look to the 17th and 19th Centuries for inspiration. T

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces PORCHLIGHTPALOOZA, a Three-Day Virtual Festival Fe Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces PORCHLIGHTPALOOZA, a Three-Day Virtual Festival Featuring Joel Grey and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a new three-day celebration and fundraiser in honor of its 25th Anniversary, PorchlightPalooza, Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23, which will include performances from Chicago's best talents, an exclusive interview hosted by legendary newsman Bill Kurtis with the 2020 ICON Award recipient Joel Grey and more.

Ensemble Cast Announced For CHILDREN OF EDEN in Chicago Photo Ensemble Cast Announced For CHILDREN OF EDEN in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

Academy and Grammy Award Winning composer, Stephen Schwartz (Music and Lyrics), John Caird (Book), and an A-list Chicago artistic team are in collaboration to mount a revamped production of Children of Eden, a musical freely based on the Book of Genesis, in the Chicago area, scheduled to open Summer 2021.

Erica Evans, Cory Goodrich and More to Perform at Porchlight Music Theatre ICONS Gala Photo Erica Evans, Cory Goodrich and More to Perform at Porchlight Music Theatre ICONS Gala Honoring Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that artists from the worlds of music theatre and dance will be performing at the ICONS Gala celebrating 25 years of Porchlight as the center for music theatre in Chicago, Monday, March 23, at the Ritz-Carlton, 160 E. Pearson St. Performances, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber, will commemorate the impressive body of work from its 2020 ICON award recipient and Broadway legend Joel Grey who will be in attendance to receive the award.

Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season continues with Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 a?" March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. Featuring music by Duke Ellington, concept by Donald McKayle, direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and Florence Walker Harris, and music direction by Jermaine Hill.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens Tomorrow Night Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens Tomorrow Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season continues with Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 โ€“ March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. Featuring music by Duke Ellington, concept by Donald McKayle, direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and Florence Walker Harris, and music direction by Jermaine Hill. 

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage Season Continues with Duke Elli Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage Season Continues with Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season continues with Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 - March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. Featuring music by Duke Ellington, concept by Donald McKayle, direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and Florence Walker Harris, and music direction by Jermaine Hill.

Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a look at opening night of Drury Lane Theatre's production of the 2016 Tony Award-winning The Color Purple, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. The Color Purple is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, and music directed by Jermaine Hill. The production runs through November 3, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Drury Lane Theatre's THE COLOR PURPLE Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Drury Lane Theatre's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of the 2016 Tony Award-winning The Color Purple, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. The Color Purple is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, and music directed by Jermaine Hill. The production runs through November 3, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Photo Flash: Drury Lane Theatre Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre presents the 2016 Tony Award-winning The Color Purple, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray.

Drury Lane Theatre Hosts Celie's Southern Tea Service In Conjunction With THE COLOR P Photo Drury Lane Theatre Hosts Celie's Southern Tea Service In Conjunction With THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Experience true Southern hospitality at Celie's Southern Tea before the matinee performance of the Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple on October 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Enjoy scrumptious Southern comfort food like fried green tomatoes, cornbread muffins, and hummingbird cake, and meet a?oeCeliea?? and her sister a?oeNettie,a?? played by Eben K. Logan and Kyrie Courter. Celie's Southern Tea is $37.00 for adults and $27.00 for children 12 and under. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the 2016 Tony Award-winning The Color Purple, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. The Color Purple is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, and music directed by Jermaine Hill. The production runs September 13 a?" November 3, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, September 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Johnny Gallagher, Amber Tamblyn, Joey Arias and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for September 28 - October 9, 2016. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!

MOTOWN Plays Final Broadway Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

The Broadway return engagement of Motown the Musical, the last stop on the First National Tour, will play its final performance  today at The Nederlander Theatre.

BREAKING NEWS: MOTOWN Will Conclude Broadway Run Early on July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The Broadway return engagement of Motown The Musical, the last stop on the First National Tour, will play its final performance at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Sunday, July 31, 2016.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Digital Lottery, Student Rush Launch This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Motown the Musical has just announced its digital lottery and student rush policies for its Broadway return.

Photo Coverage: Casts of MOTOWN, CHICAGO & More Return to Broadway in Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 15, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 14 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11.

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