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Birth Place:
Urbana, IL
Bio:
Nancy Hays will return to JPAC Theatre in the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Other credits include Rose in Gypsy, JPAC, Mame/Mame, Light Opera Works and Judy Garland/Boy from Oz, Pride Films and Plays and in a cabaret program Judy & Liza at the Palladium at the Metropolitan Room in New York ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Urbana, IL

Bio:
Nancy Hays will return to JPAC Theatre in the role of Amanda in The Glass Menagerie. Other credits include Rose in Gypsy, JPAC, Mame/Mame, Light Opera Works and Judy Garland/Boy from Oz, Pride Films and Plays and in a cabaret program Judy & Liza at the Palladium at the Metropolitan Room in New York ... (read complete bio)
Greenhouse Theater Will No Longer Produce Shows, Following Backlash From its Producti Photo Greenhouse Theater Will No Longer Produce Shows, Following Backlash From its Production of JUDY & LIZA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

William Spatz, the co-owner of the Greenhouse Theater Center, will no longer produce theater at the multi-space Lincoln Park venue located at 2257 N. Lincoln Ave

Greenhouse Theater Center Closes JUDY & LIZA Due to Safety Concerns From the Communit Photo Greenhouse Theater Center Closes JUDY & LIZA Due to Safety Concerns From the Community
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Greenhouse Theater Center is shutting down is production of JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE after receiving messages of safety concerns from members of the community.

Greenhouse Theater Center Presents JUDY & LIZA ��" ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PAL Photo Greenhouse Theater Center Presents JUDY & LIZA ��" ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT ��" A TRIBUTE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE will resume performances at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL, on July 24, moving from its original performance space to the spacious ground-floor Main Stage.

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME Tribute Concert Comes to Greenhouse Theater Center Photo JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME Tribute Concert Comes to Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

JUDY & LIZA - ONCE IN A LIFETIME: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT - A TRIBUTE will be presented at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL from March 5 to April 5, 2020. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm, with a special press opening performance at 3 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 (no evening performance on March 7) and matinees on Thursdays, March 19 and 26 at 2 pm in place of evening performances on those two days. The engagement is co-produced by Greenhouse Theater Center and Nancy Hays Entertainment, Inc.

Pride Films and Plays' 2019 SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit Adds Performers to the Lineup Photo Pride Films and Plays' 2019 SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit Adds Performers to the Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with.  This year's event will honor a beloved figure in the Chicago theater scene a?"Robert Ollis, musical director of many shows with Pride Films and Plays, Underscore Theatre Company, Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick Chicago, the Casting Auction Players and many other companies and events. Ollis will be the honoree as well as music director of the Company's annual fundraising concert, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, on Monday, November 4 in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway.

Pride Films and Plays Benefit to Salute Music Director Robert Ollis Photo Pride Films and Plays Benefit to Salute Music Director Robert Ollis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with.

Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Photo Music Theater Works presents HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Music Theater Works presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 8 through June 16, 2019.

BWW Review: JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT- A TRIBUTE at The Palace Theate Photo BWW Review: JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM CONCERT- A TRIBUTE at The Palace Theater
by Scott Rawson - Oct 18, 2018

November, 1964, for two nights only, two iconic performers came together to perform in song, mother and daughter live at the London Palladium, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. Nearly 54 years later, as their legacy lives on you can experience this concert at the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells.

JUDY & LIZA:  THE LONDON PALLADIUM- A TRIBUTE to Make Theatrical Debut at The Palace  Photo JUDY & LIZA: THE LONDON PALLADIUM- A TRIBUTE to Make Theatrical Debut at The Palace Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

The Wisconsin Dells - Judy & Liza: The London Palladium- A Tribute will make its theatrical debut at The Palace Theater in the Dells from October 12 through November 4, 2018 at 1 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Sundays and 7 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16 Photo Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Due to popular demand, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit, is pleased to announce two additional weeks of performances of its hit musical HAYMARKET, extending through Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET Photo Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre are pleased to present an all-new staging of the Jeff Award-nominated Best New Musical HAYMARKET (formerly Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook) the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre. With book, music and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser and David Kornfeld, the actors accompany themselves to the stirring folk-infused score. Having spent the last two years workshopping the show, the authors alongside director Nick Thornton and musical director Robert Ollis have crafted an all-new theatrical experience - creating new songs, overhauling the book, and like the union workers from the show, building anew.

Music Theater Works Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Photo Music Theater Works Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 9 through 17. A 26-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Poor Wand'ring One," "Oh, Better Far to Live and Die" and "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General."

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Photo Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays.

JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actres Photo JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actress Living with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

JPAC's Upcoming Production of The Glass Menagerie will feature a professional actress living with disabilities.

JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actres Photo JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actress Living with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

JPAC's Upcoming Production of The Glass Menagerie will feature a professional actress living with disabilities.

JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actres Photo JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actress Living with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

JPAC's Upcoming Production of The Glass Menagerie will feature a professional actress living with disabilities.

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Photo Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays.

JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actres Photo JPAC's Upcoming Performance of THE GLASS MENAGARIE Will Feature a Professional Actress Living with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

JPAC's Upcoming Production of The Glass Menagerie will feature a professional actress living with disabilities.

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 3/31 - SPAMILNTON and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Check out the top stories from Chicago you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 3/31 - SPAMILNTON and More!

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center Announces GYPSY and A New Era
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

Under the guidance of new Artistic Director, Steve Calzaretta, JPAC Theatre is proud to announce the upcoming production of GYPSY. The role of Mama Rose, the iconic stage mother, will be played by veteran stage performer, Nancy Hays, who played Auntie Mame last summer at Light Opera Works and Judy Garland in Pride Films and Plays, Boy from Oz. Other leading cast members include Jim Spangler as Herbie, Rachel Livingston as Louise, and Brice Baron as June. Ava Morse will play Baby June. Justin Amolsch will music direct the classic Jule Syne and Stephen Sondheim score with an eight piece orchestra.

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