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23 Theaters Sign on to Present ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL Photo 23 Theaters Sign on to Present ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020

The Producers of ELEANOR’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL announced today that 23 theaters across the country have signed on to present the streaming production this holiday season. Following its 2019 Chicago World Premiere run, the team pivoted to create a virtual production for safe family viewing at home while theaters are closed.

ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MUSICAL Begins Streaming Today Photo ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MUSICAL Begins Streaming Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2020

The producers of ELEANOR’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL today announced the opening of the 2020 holiday streaming of ELEANOR’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL. Based on the heartfelt book of the same name by Chicagoan Denise McGowan Tracy, the family-friendly production is recommended for all ages.

Palace Theater Presents Virtual Production ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MU Photo Palace Theater Presents Virtual Production ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MUSICAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 16, 2020

The Palace Theater is teaming up with Eleanor Management LLC to present ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL, a critical and commercial success in its 2019 Chicago World Premiere run, for streaming this holiday season.

ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH -THE MUSICAL to be Presented as Virtual Holiday P Photo ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH -THE MUSICAL to be Presented as Virtual Holiday Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020

Bringing a sprinkle of holiday magic to 2020, Eleanor’s Very Merry Christmas Wish - The Musical will be available for streaming beginning November 27. A critical and commercial success in its world premiere run in Chicago in December 2019, the musical is based on the heartfelt book of the same name by Chicagoan Denise McGowan Tracy.

ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL to Stream This Holiday Season Photo ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL to Stream This Holiday Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 14, 2020

Bringing a sprinkle of holiday magic to 2020, Eleanor Management announced today that Broadway & Beyond Theatricals will represent ELEANORa??S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH - THE MUSICAL, a critical and commercial success in Chicago in its world premiere run in December of 2019, for streaming this holiday season. 

ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MUSICAL To Be Presented Virtually Beginning N Photo ELEANOR'S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WISH-THE MUSICAL To Be Presented Virtually Beginning November 27
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2020

The perfect holiday gift for children, or a new family tradition to start with loved ones, this virtual holiday theater experience will warm hearts and instill a sense of magical hope this holiday season.

Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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: Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munst Photo Photo Flash: Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 19, 2019

Irving Berlin's White Christmas opened Sunday night November 17 to a packed house at Theatre at the Center in Munster.  The cast gave a thrilling performance for an audience that was teeming with the holiday spirit.  Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato directed and choreographed the show. 

BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music T Photo BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and books by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard stars Hollis Resnik and is directed by Michael Weber, choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker and music directed by Aaron Benham.

Photo Flash: First Look At SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 14, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, has been extended through Sunday, Dec. 8.

Photo Flash: OVER THE TAVERN Opens At Theatre At The Center Photo Photo Flash: OVER THE TAVERN Opens At Theatre At The Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 16, 2019

Over the Tavern opened to a full house Sunday at Theatre at the Center in Munster. The play by Tom Dudzick is directed by Ericka Mac with Janet Ulrich Brooks as Sister Clarissa, Logan Baffico as Rudy, Cory Goodrich as Ellen, Isabelle Roberts as Annie, Eric Slater as Chet, Julian Solis as Georgie and Seth Steinberg as Eddie. Over the Tavern offers a hilarious look at family life in the 1950s.  Over the Tavern continues its run through August 11.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Hollis Resnik Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Hollis Resnik
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season launches with Sunset Boulevard, October 11 - November 24

Photo Flash: DAMES AT SEA Opens At Theatre At The Center Photo Photo Flash: DAMES AT SEA Opens At Theatre At The Center
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

Dames at Sea opened at Theatre at the Center in Munster on Sunday night, May 5. Director and Artistic Director Linda Fortunato cast Kelly Felthous as Ruby, Todd Aulwurm as Dick, Colette Todd as Mona Kent, Sierra Schnack as Joan, Sam Shankman as Lucky, and Steven Strafford as Hennesey and The Captain in the spring musical production.  Dames at Sea and continues through June 2.

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens At Theatre At The Center Photo Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens At Theatre At The Center
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

Million Dollar Quartet opened Sunday, February 17 at Theatre at the Center in Munster. The show stars Zach Sorrow as Elvis Presley, Michael Kurowski as Jerry Lee Lewis, Tommy Malouf as Johnny Cash, Zachary Stevenson as Carl Perkins, Sean Fortunato as record producer Sam Phillips and Aeriel Williams as singer Dyanne.  Directed by Daryl Brooks, Million Dollar Quartet's cast also includes musicians Michael Sinclair as Jay and Nick Anderson as Fluke.  The show continues its extended run through March 31.  This production is sponsored by Pat Binkley.

Photo Flash: Porghlight Celebrates Opening Night of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MUR Photo Photo Flash: Porghlight Celebrates Opening Night of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre's production of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder has been extended through Saturday, March 16  at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder stars Matt Crowle and features music by Stephen Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, and a Tony Award-winning book by Robert L. Freedman, is directed and choreographed by Stephen Schellhardt and music directed by Andra Velis Simon.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Crew For A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND  Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Crew For A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 5, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season continues with 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, January 25 - March 10, 2019 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.

Photo Flash: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: THE MUSICAL Opens at TATC Photo Photo Flash: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: THE MUSICAL Opens at TATC
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2018

Director Linda Fortunato has cast Neil Friedman as Kris Kringle, Stella Rose Hoyt as Susan, Courtney Jones as Doris and Christopher Kale Jones as Fred for Theatre at the Center's Miracle On 34th Street: The Musical. Previews began November 15 with Opening Night on November 18 and a continued run through December 23. This production is sponsored in part by American Community Bank.

Porchlight Music Theatre's GYPSY Starring E. Faye Butler Extends Through December 29 Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's GYPSY Starring E. Faye Butler Extends Through December 29
by Marika O'Hara - Oct 30, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the extension of Gypsy, A Musical Fable, through December 29, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter.

Photo Flash: GYPSY Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: GYPSY Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter.

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