BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at Music Theater WorksBWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at Music Theater Works
by Emily McClanathan - Aug 20, 2018

In a charming take on Cole Porter's 1930s musical, Music Theater Works' ANYTHING GOES delivers lively big-band music, crowd-pleasing dance numbers, and a hearty dose of nostalgia. Directed by Rudy Hogenmiller and choreographed by Clayton Cross, a strong ensemble cast brings to life an eclectic assortment of characters-nightclub singers, undercover gangsters, hapless young lovers, a drunken businessman, a bumbling aristocrat, and more. Brought together in the confines of a transatlantic ocean liner, mischief and misunderstandings abound in true P.G. Wodehouse* fashion, until a series of farcical ruses brings about the inevitable happy ending, complete with a wedding (or three). (more...)

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTELPhoto Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. Single tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTELKokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONGPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11, 2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. (more...)

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11,  2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (March 4 and March 11) and 6 p.m. (February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25) with a weekday matinee Thursday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. There is no 4 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 3 and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 8. Tickets are $33 - $60 and are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Casting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater WitCasting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant JoyTheo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy
by Misha Davenport - Sep 22, 2017

Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN is Pure, Exuberant Joy (more...)

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN, Coming This FallCast Announced for Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN, Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Theo Ubique Artistic Director Fred Anzevino's cast for the company's upcoming production of the semi-autobiographical musical A NEW BRAIN will include a mix of newcomers as well as faces familiar to Chicago audiences. (more...)

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's A NEW BRAIN, Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Theo Ubique Artistic Director Fred Anzevino's cast for the company's upcoming production of the semi-autobiographical musical A NEW BRAIN will include a mix of newcomers as well as faces familiar to Chicago audiences. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/29/2017
by BWW - Jan 29, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/29/2017 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/22/2017
by BWW - Jan 22, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/22/2017 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/15/2017
by BWW - Jan 15, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/15/2017 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2015

Chicagoland's longest running musical theatre, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, kicks off their 40th anniversary 2015 season with one of Broadway's all-time biggest hits, La Cage aux Folles. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Opens Tonight at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Chicagoland's longest running musical theatre, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, kicks off their 40th anniversary 2015 season with one of Broadway's all-time biggest hits, La Cage aux Folles. The 11-time Tony Award-winning musical, the first to win Best Musical three times, opens tonight, February 4, and runs through March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Chicagoland's longest running musical theatre, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, kicks off their 40th anniversary 2015 season with one of Broadway's all-time biggest hits, La Cage aux Folles. The 11-time Tony Award-winning musical, the first to win Best Musical three times, is currently in previews and opens February 4, running through March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Skylight's Enchanting WIZARD OF OZ Casts Magical Spell Over Milwaukee
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 12, 2014

Equally enchanting and entrancing in one evening, the Skylight Music Theatre sends Milwaukee audiences to the Emerald City to revisit The Wizard of Oz in grand theatrical style. Over the holiday season, Dorothy and her four friends, Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man and her beloved Toto, share a journey to where everyone wishes to return: a home overflowing with family and friends. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Chicagoland's longest running musical theatre, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, kicks off their 40th anniversary 2015 season with one of Broadway's all-time biggest hits, La Cage aux Folles. The 11-time Tony Award-winning musical, the first to win Best Musical three times, previews January 28, opens February 4, and runs through March 22. (more...)

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Presents Have I Got a Story for You! 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

Chicago Cabaret Professionals presents 'Have I got a Story for You!'- Great Story Songs from 1930-2010 (more...)

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Presents Have I Got a Story for You!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Chicago Cabaret Professionals presents 'Have I got a Story for You!'- Great Story Songs from 1930-2010 (more...)

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