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Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST Begins May 25 Photo Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST Begins May 25
by Julie Musbach - Feb 25, 2019

Firebrand Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, based on the sensational true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls.

Barbara E. Robertson To Headline Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST Photo Barbara E. Robertson To Headline Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce award-winning actress Barbara E. Robertson will star as Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor in its Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine) direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. Newly-arranged for an all-femme quintet, QUEEN OF THE MIST will play May 25 - July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Photo Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Photo Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018

Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Photo Firebrand And TimeLine Theatre Present CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by Julie Musbach - Aug 23, 2018

Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Firebrand & TimeLine Announce Casting For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE At The Den Theatre Photo Firebrand & TimeLine Announce Casting For CAROLINE, OR CHANGE At The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jun 28, 2018

Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to announces casting for its revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, featuring music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet), book and lyrics by Tony Kushner (Angels in America), direction by Lili-Anne Brown and music direction by Andra Velis Simon. 

Firebrand Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Firebrand Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2018

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to announce its second season, featuring two fully-produced musicals, including a Chicago premiere. 

Photo Flash: Firebrand Theatre is Working 9 TO 5 Photo Photo Flash: Firebrand Theatre is Working 9 TO 5
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2018

Following its critically acclaimed hit LIZZIE, Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to conclude its inaugural season with the musical comedy 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick, direction by Artistic Director Harmony France, music direction by Andra Velis-Simon and choreography by Kasey Alfonso.

Firebrand Theatre's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Takes the Stage at The Den Theatre Photo Firebrand Theatre's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Takes the Stage at The Den Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2018

Following its critically acclaimed hit LIZZIE, Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to conclude its inaugural season with the musical comedy 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick, direction by Artistic Director Harmony France, music direction by Andra Velis-Simon and choreography by Kasey Alfonso.

Firebrand Theatre Announces Casting for 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Photo Firebrand Theatre Announces Casting for 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Jan 2, 2018

As its inaugural production LIZZIE enters its final two weeks of performances, Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce casting for the second and final production of its inaugural season, the musical comedy 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, playing April 7 May 20, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Firebrand is the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage.

LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show Photo LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden. 

Firebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Production LIZZIE Photo Firebrand Theatre Announces Inaugural Production LIZZIE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 13, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden.

LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show Photo LIZZIE Rock Musical to Make Chicago Premiere as Firebrand's Inaugural Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to present its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden. 

Photo Flash: The Casting Auction Presents THE ANNUAL CASTING PARTY Photo Photo Flash: The Casting Auction Presents THE ANNUAL CASTING PARTY
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2017

Anyone can be a star - for a price! The annual CASTING PARTY is a unique opportunity for amateur theatre lovers to experience the thrill of being on stage in a professionally produced Chicago stage production - no experience or training required! The Casting Auction, in association with Kokandy Productions, will be auctioning off more than 30 roles for this season's musical production, The ADDAMS FAMILY, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Michelle's Ballroom, 2800 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Kimberly Lawson Named Managing Director of Firebrand Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Lawson as Managing Director. 

Casting Announced for Firebrand Theatre's Inaugural Production LIZZIE
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2017

Firebrand Theatre, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage, is pleased to announce casting for its inaugural production, the Chicago premiere of LIZZIE, the rock musical based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden. LIZZIE will play November 11 - December 17, 2017 at The Den Theatre's Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Single tickets for LIZZIE are currently on sale at firebrandtheatre.org. Season subscriptions (including 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL) are currently available. 

Announcing the 3rd Annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST: Duets Edition!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2017

Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik is pleased to announce the 3rd annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 15 at 8 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. Featuring 40 award-winning musical theater performers from across Chicago and musical direction by Aaron Benham, this year's benefit will feature a record number of performers and a brand new theme: Duets! Tickets, priced at $25, are currently available at uptownunderground.net or by calling (773) 867-1946. Uptown Underground is a 21+ venue; advance reservations strongly recommended.

The Casting Auction, in Association with Porchlight Music Theatre Presents the Annual CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2016

Anyone can be a star - for a price! The annual CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION is a unique opportunity for amateur theatre lovers to experience the thrill of being on stage in a professionally produced Chicago stage production - no experience or training required! The Casting Auction, in association with Porchlight Music Theatre, will be auctioning off over 30 roles for this season's musical production, All Shook Up, on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Michelle's Ballroom, 2800 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION will also feature live entertainment, delectable hors d'oeuvres, an open bar with signature cocktails, a lively dance floor and a professional photo booth to ham it up!

Photo Flash: First Look at Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

From the comedic minds behind The Colbert Report and Fifty Shades! The Musical, Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present the world premiere musical comedy THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY) with book and lyrics by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Gwinn (The Colbert Report), music by Jody Shelton (Fifty Shades!), direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik, associate direction by Jon Martinez and music direction and orchestrations by David Kornfeld. THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY) runs now through November 8, 2015 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, October 6 at 7:30 pm, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY to Run 10/3-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

From the comedic minds behind The Colbert Report and Fifty Shades! The Musical, Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present the world premiere musical comedy THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY) with book and lyrics by Peter Gwinn, music by Jody Shelton, direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik, music direction and orchestrations by David Kornfeld. THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY) will play October 3 - November 8, 2015 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. in Chicago.  Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, September 1 at www.underscoretheatre.org or by calling (312) 646-0975. The press opening is Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 pm.  

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