DOG SEES GOD and More Slated for Eclectic Full Contact Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Eclectic Full Contact Theater is proud to announce its upcoming 2016-2017 season which includes, 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead' (November 4 - December 4, 2016), 'The History Boys' (February 4 - March 5, 2017), and 'Gideon's Knot' (June 2 - July 2, 2017). (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Quest Theatre Ensemble will bring its visual artistry and immersive theatricality to a season of both new and established works for the 2015-16 season, Artistic Director Andrew Park announced today. (more...)

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! (more...)

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.   (more...)

Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD 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 (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) 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.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY)
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 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) will play October 3 - November 8, 2015 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. in Chicago. The press opening is Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 pm. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 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) will play October 3 - November 8, 2015 at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. in Chicago. The press opening is Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 pm. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 9th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 9, 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. 'American Idiot' examines a generation, and 'The Girl In The Train' captures a by-gone era. We run down long-run shows, and break down the Marriott Theatre's 2016 season announcement, too. Plus 'Hollywood' from Light Opera Works, a new show from Underscore, a high school mounts 'Starlight Express,' and Christmas has begun! (more...)

Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY (THE UNTOLD STORY) to Run 10/3-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 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 (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) 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.   (more...)

Underscore Theatre's THE STORY OF A STORY to Run 10/3-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 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.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quest Theatre Ensemble's TOMATO QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

What price the perfect tomato? In this new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Hodak and music by Scott Lamps, an impatient 11-year-old girl named Camina learns that success takes time and teamwork - and isn't worth much if you lose your friends along the way. (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble to Open New Revue, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

For five consecutive Saturday nights beginning February 28, 2015, Quest Theatre Ensemble will stage a toe-tapping music revue called, by special reQuest! The company will revisit songs from the canon of their shows produced over the past 13 seasons, including 'Bright Morning Stars,' 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' and 'We Will Rise.' The show will celebrate past Quest shows and features songs, puppetry and dance from classic productions like Evolution/Creation, Drum Circle Pandora and The People's History of the United States. (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble to Present A CHRISTMAS WISH, 11/22-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Quest Theatre Ensemble celebrates the season of giving and of love with The People's A Christmas Wish, directed by Andrew Park. The show opens Friday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m. with a press opening on Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 p.m. at The Blue Theater, (On the campus of St. Gregory the Great Church) at 1609 West Gregory (Gregory and Ashland). Tickets and information are available at www.questensemble.org or through reservations@questensemble.org or 312-458-0895. (more...)

Quest Theatre Ensemble Presents THE PEOPLE'S PASSION PLAY, Opening 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Quest Theatre Ensemble presents the world premiere musical, The People's Passion Play, which chronicles the creation of the universe and key Biblical events through the Passion and Resurrection. The musical is written by award-winning, Chicago-based Playwright/Director/Puppeteer Andrew Park with original music by Scott Lamps. Performances run Feb. 22 through March 31st at the Blue Theater located at 1609 West Gregory (one block south of Bryn Mawr and Ashland). The production is suitable for all audiences of all ages and is free to the public. Donations are encouraged. For reservations and more information visit www.questensemble.com, email reservations@questensemble.org or call 312-458-0895. (more...)

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