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Lora Lee Gayer and More Announced in Casting For Chicago Shakespeare Theater's EMMA Photo Lora Lee Gayer and More Announced in Casting For Chicago Shakespeare Theater's EMMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the Theater's highly anticipated production of Emma-a musical adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel, with book, music, and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon, whose world premiere production of Sense and Sensibility captivated Chicago Shakespeare audiences in 2015.

Paramount Theatre Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Paramount Theatre Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Great dancing candlesticks! Just wait to see what Aurora's Paramount Theatre has in store for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, November 13, 2019-January 19, 2020 at the beautiful Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. Press opening is Friday, November 22, at 8 p.m.

The Hit Musical, MIRACLE Announces Final Weeks And Receives Jeff Awards Nomination Photo The Hit Musical, MIRACLE Announces Final Weeks And Receives Jeff Awards Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

The hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, MIRACLE, is announcing its final weeks, closing on Sunday, September 29. In its successful five month run, the musical was seen by over 30,000 people including Chicago Cubs players David Ross, Willson Contreras, Kerry Wood, Ryan Dempster and Ryne Sandberg, as well as numerous local celebrities including Jim Belushi, Allison Victoria of HGTV, Wayne Messmer, Tom Ricketts, Tom Dreesen and many more who lauded the production. Today, William Marovitz and Arny Granat, co-producers of the production, are thrilled to announce that MIRACLE has been nominated for a 2019 Equity Jeff Award in the a?oeNew Work- Musicala?? category. Now playing at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted, MIRACLE is providing Chicago Cubs fans and theatregoers a final opportunity to relive the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series win.

MIRACLE The Hit Musical Extended Through September 29 Photo MIRACLE The Hit Musical Extended Through September 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

In honor of the 108 years it took the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series, MIRACLE, the hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, is thrilled to celebrate its 108th performance on Friday, August 30th with a special event at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted) beginning at 7:15 p.m. The scheduled performance of the production will follow at 8 p.m.

MIRACLE Enters Final Weeks ��" Now Through September 1 Photo MIRACLE Enters Final Weeks ��" Now Through September 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

MIRACLE, the hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, is announcing final weeks of the production, now through September 1. Now playing at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted, MIRACLE is providing theatregoers of all ages the opportunity to relive the most iconic moment in Chicago Cubs history, its 2016 World Series win.

VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seven Photo VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seventh Inning Stretch
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2019

Last night, Chicago Cubs star Kyle Schwarber attended MIRACLE, the hit Chicago Cubs inspired musical, currently running at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted Street). Set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, Schwarber sang the seventh inning stretch during intermission.

Photo Flash: Notable Guests Step Up To The Plate At Cubs- Inspired Musical MIRACLE Photo Photo Flash: Notable Guests Step Up To The Plate At Cubs- Inspired Musical MIRACLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St).

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier Photo Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago Shakespeare's home on Navy Pier all summer long, July 6-August 25, 2019 with performances on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays-Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of MIRACLE at Royal George Theatre? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of MIRACLE at Royal George Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

MIRACLE is up to bat at Royal George Theatre through July 14. What did critics have to say? Read all the reviews!

Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of MIRACLE Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of MIRACLE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St) with previews May 8 and a press opening on Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

Cubs-Inspired Musical MIRACLE Announces Casting Ahead Of World Premiere In Chicago Th Photo Cubs-Inspired Musical MIRACLE Announces Casting Ahead Of World Premiere In Chicago This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St) with previews May 8.

Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre Photo Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Acclaimed Chicago director Amber Mak dazzled audiences with Paramount's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. She made kids of all ages believe in Santa again with Elf The Musical. Now she's taking audiences over the rainbow and into another fantastical world with The Wizard of Oz, November 14, 2018-January 6, 2019 at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. Press opening is Saturday, November 17, at 8 p.m.

Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Paramount Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2018

Omigod! Omigod, you guys! Aurora's Paramount Theatre - Chicago's most decorated theater at the 2017 Jeff Awards, the most heavily subscribed theater in Chicago, and the second largest in the nation - is excited to kick off Chicago's 2018-19 theater season in high fashion with a new production of Legally Blonde.

Casey Shuler, Gerald Caesar and More Lead Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Casey Shuler, Gerald Caesar and More Lead Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Omigod! Omigod, you guys! Aurora's Paramount Theatre kicks off Chicago's 2018-19 theater season in high fashion with a new production of Legally Blonde.

Photo Coverage: Omigod! First Look at Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Photo Coverage: Omigod! First Look at Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Omigod! Omigod, you guys! Aurora's Paramount Theatre kicks off Chicago's 2018-19 theater season in high fashion with a new production of Legally Blonde.

Casey Shuler, Gerald Caesar and More Lead Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Casey Shuler, Gerald Caesar and More Lead Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Omigod! Omigod, you guys! Aurora's Paramount Theatre kicks off Chicago's 2018-19 theater season in high fashion with a new production of Legally Blonde.

BWW Review: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's PETER PAN Provides High-Flying Fun Photo BWW Review: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's PETER PAN Provides High-Flying Fun
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 9, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's summer family musical PETER PAN is chock full of dazzling moments that will delight children and adults alike. With music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe with a new book by Elliot Davis (based upon the book by Willis Hall), this production captures all the magic of the classic story of the boy who refuses to grow up in just 75 minutes. Adult audience members who are fans of J.M. Barrie's original novel or the iconic Disney animated film will find this PETER PAN a refreshing mix of the familiar and the new. And of course, young audiences seeing the story of PETER PAN for the first time will be altogether surprised and amazed by this telling.

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents PETER PAN ��" A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Photo Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents PETER PAN ��" A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall.

Casting Announced For PETER PAN ��" A Musical Adventure Photo Casting Announced For PETER PAN ��" A Musical Adventure
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall.

Paramount Theatre Announces Cast, Design Team for ONCE Photo Paramount Theatre Announces Cast, Design Team for ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Aurora's Paramount Theatre - Chicago's most decorated theater at the 2017 Jeff Awards with the third largest subscriber base in the nation - is excited to present the first Chicago-area regional staging of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Once to close its 2017-18 Broadway Series.

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