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Lina Beckmann nimmt Auszeichnung „Schauspielerin des Jahres“ entgegen Photo Lina Beckmann nimmt Auszeichnung „Schauspielerin des Jahres“ entgegen
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022

nach der gestrigen Wiederaufnahme von »Richard the Kid & the King« in dieser Spielzeit wurde Lina Beckmann auf der Bühne des SchauSpielHauses mit einer Urkunde für die Auszeichnung als „Schauspielerin des Jahres“ gewürdigt. Nach 2011 erhält sie diese Auszeichnung nun bereits zum zweiten Mal. Die Kritiker*innen-Umfrage 2022 der Fachzeitschrift „Theater heute“ ehrte damit Beckmann für ihre Verkörperung von Shakespeares Antihelden Richard in Karin Henkels Inszenierung am Deutschen SchauSpielHaus Hamburg. »Richard the Kid & the King« ist eine Koproduktion mit den Salzburger Festspielen und eröffnete die Spielzeit 2021-22 in Hamburg.

BEETLEJUICE to Celebrate 31 Days of Halloween With Surprises for Fans & More Photo BEETLEJUICE to Celebrate 31 Days of Halloween With Surprises for Fans & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

BEETLEJUICE will celebrate its final Halloween (The Ghost-with-the-Most’s favorite holiday) on Broadway with a month of surprises for fans every Day-O in October, including Halloween-themed cocktails at the Marquis concessions stand, weekly costume contests, limited edition “Strange and Unusual” swag giveaways and more.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for CABARET at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for CABARET at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning landmark musical Cabaret, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts January 14 - February 12, 2023. Porchlight’s production is directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier and music directed by Linda Madonia.

BEETLEJUICE to Close on Broadway January 2023 Photo BEETLEJUICE to Close on Broadway January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

BEETLEJUICE will officially close on Broadway on Sunday, January 8, 2023. When BEETLEJUICE makes its final Broadway bow, it will have played 27 previews at the Winter Garden Theatre and 366 regular performances, and 313 regular performances during its resurrection at Broadways’ Marquis Theater, for a total of 679 Broadway performances.

Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues to Host Porchlight Music Theatre's ICONS GALA Photo Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues to Host Porchlight Music Theatre's ICONS GALA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues of “Chicago Today” on NBC5 will be hosting Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre fundraising event, the ICONS Gala. The ICONS Gala, chaired by Joe Higgins and Scott Hoesman, will be Friday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

Porchlight Announces Cast And Creative Team For RENT Photo Porchlight Announces Cast And Creative Team For RENT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, music, lyrics and book by Jonathan Larson, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., October 29 - November 27.

Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Cast of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Cast of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the cast of New Faces for the  final performances of the sixth season of the popular New Faces Sing Broadway series and the conclusion of its 27th season with New Faces Sing Broadway 1971.

Porchlight Music Theatre Adds Performances of BROADWAY IN YOUR BACKYARD At Ambassador Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Adds Performances of BROADWAY IN YOUR BACKYARD At Ambassador Chicago
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a second date added to its Broadway in your Backyard special performance at Ambassador Chicago, a JDV by Hyatt Hotel, 1301 N. State Pkwy, Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Porchlight Announces The Company For Its Free Summer Concert Series BROADWAY IN YOUR  Photo Porchlight Announces The Company For Its Free Summer Concert Series BROADWAY IN YOUR BACKYARD
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast for the return of its free concert series Broadway in Your Backyard, July 19 - September 6, as part of Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks series, supported by the Mayor's Office and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM Breaks Previous Rec Photo Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre's CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM Breaks Previous Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre’s annual fundraising concert Chicago Sings celebrated the American theatre titan Stephen Sondheim at Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, held Monday, May 23 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Check out photos from the event here!

Photos: Porchlight's Staged Reading Of Paul Oakley Stovall's CLEAR Celebrates Opening Photo Photos: Porchlight's Staged Reading Of Paul Oakley Stovall's CLEAR Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre’s 27th season continues with a staged reading of Clear, book, music and lyrics by Paul Oakley Stovall, and directed by Reneisha J. Jenkins and music directed by Austin Deadman, Tuesday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn.

250 Limited Edition BEETLEJUICE Window Cards to Benefit Entertainment Community Fund Photo 250 Limited Edition BEETLEJUICE Window Cards to Benefit Entertainment Community Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

250 Limited Edition BEETLEJUICE Window Card posters featuring Alex Brightman are now available exclusively at the Marquis Theatre concession stands.  All sales for these limited-edition BEETLEJUICE window cards will benefit The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actor’s Fund).

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Dates for Free Summer 2022 Concert Series BROADWAY Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Dates for Free Summer 2022 Concert Series BROADWAY IN YOUR BACKYARD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the return of its free concert series Broadway in Your Backyard, July 19 - September 6, as part of Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series.

Paul Oakley Stovall Will Lead Porchlight Music Theatre's Staged Reading Of Stovall's  Photo Paul Oakley Stovall Will Lead Porchlight Music Theatre's Staged Reading Of Stovall's CLEAR This Month
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre's 27th season continues with a staged reading of Clear, book, music and lyrics by Paul Oakley Stovall.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of SPRING AWAKENING at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of SPRING AWAKENING at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

This spring Porchlight Music Theatre is presenting the winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts.

Cast Announced for Porchlight Music Theatre's PASSING STRANGE Photo Cast Announced for Porchlight Music Theatre's PASSING STRANGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre will conclude the eighth season of its “lost” musicals series with Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange, book and lyrics by Stew, music by Heidi Rodewald and Stew, direction by Donterrio, music directed by Justin Akira Kono and choreography by Terri K Woodall, May 18 and 19.

Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23 Photo Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the current roster of music theatre and cabaret talent performing in this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1947 Photo Photos: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1947
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre’s first New Faces Sing Broadway concert of 2022, New Faces Sing Broadway 1947 with host Robin DaSilva, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo, music directed by Linda Madonia and featuring ten new up and coming talents performing songs from the 1947 Broadway season begins streaming Friday, April 8.

BEETLEJUICE on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery Photo BEETLEJUICE on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

The Ghost-with-the-Most will launch the BEETLEJUICE DIGITAL LOTTERY powered by Broadway Direct on Sunday, April 10th for a limited number of $45 tickets.

The Ruth Page Center For The Arts Announces Silvino da Silva As Its New Executive Di Photo The Ruth Page Center For The Arts Announces Silvino da Silva As Its New Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Silvino da Silva, who has served as acting executive director since late 2020, has been chosen as the next executive director of The Ruth Page Center for the Arts by its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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