Photo Flash: First Look at BrightSide Theatre's RENT, Now Through 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award rock opera shakes up the modern musical as we know it as it blazes across our stage. Based onPuccini's La Boheme, Rent tells the story of one year in the life of a group of friends who are impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in the New York City's Lower East Side. See just how much can change or doesn't change in the 525,600 minutes that make up a year. Check out a first look at BrightSide Theatre's production of Rent below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 22nd, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - May 22, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's our annual Summer Musical Theater Guide! This week, Part One: Chicagoland. Check out 'The Jungle Book,' 'Kiss Of The Spider Woman,' 'Next To Normal,' 'The Color Purple,' 'Spelling Bee,' 'Cabaret' and a whole lot more! (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Presents RENT, 6/14-30
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

BrightSide Theatre closes their Second Season with the entertaining and enlightening Modern MasterpieceJonathon Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award winning rock opera, "RENT". (more...)