Milwaukee Rep Announces Casting for I LEFT MY HEART, VENUS IN FUR, FOREVER PLAID and NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting today for I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett, the first production to open The Rep's 60th Anniversary 2013/14 Season, Venus in Fur, coming to the Stiemke Studio in late September, Forever Plaid, opening at the end of October in the Stackner Cabaret and Noises Off, the second production in the Quadracci Powerhouse this season. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, 4/20-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Circle Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, directed by Elizabeth Margolius. A romantic love story, written by a trio of musical theatre greats, Death Takes a Holiday will transport audiences to the post-war Italian countryside. The show feaures music & lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Circle Theatre presents its first musical of the 28th season, the Chicago Premiere of Maury Yeston's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, running now through May 26th at Stage 773 at 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Circle Theatre Stages Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, Now thru 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Circle Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, directed by Elizabeth Margolius. A romantic love story, written by a trio of musical theatre greats, Death Takes a Holiday will transport audiences to the post-war Italian countryside. The show feaures music & lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 6th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 6, 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. Concerts by Audra McDonald, Sarah Brightman and Chester Gregory, Yeston's 'Death Takes A Holiday' and more from Circle Theatre, all our top current runs, plus the premieres 'Straight Camp,' 'Things Fall Apart' and 'Next Stop!' (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, 4/20-5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Circle Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, directed by Elizabeth Margolius. A romantic love story, written by a trio of musical theatre greats, Death Takes a Holiday will transport audiences to the post-war Italian countryside. The show feaures music & lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Gerald Richardson, Nate Lewellyn and More in Porchlight's THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago musical premiere of O.Henry's holiday masterpiece, The Gifts of the Magi, book by Mark St. Germain, music by Randy Courts and lyrics by Randy Courts and Mark St. Germain, now playing through December 23 at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

Nate Lewellyn to Star in HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON at Chicago Children's Theatre, 10/11-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Itinerant no longer, Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) and Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell are looking forward to welcoming family audiences this fall to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago - CCT's first permanent home in the company's seven-year history. CCT presents Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved children's books by Crockett Johnson, directed by top Chicago director Sean Graney. Performances are October 11-November 4, 2012. Press opening is Friday, October 12 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 24th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 24, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Nominations end October 26 for the BWW Chicago Awards, Erich Bergen and the Marriott bring Cole Porter and Gershwin, plus 'The Dead,' Harold's crayon, three different 'Rocky Horror' shows and 'Nashville:' Is it a musical? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chicago Children's Theatre's HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) and Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell open the season with the Chicago premiere of a new musical version of Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved children's books by Crockett Johnson, directed by top Chicago director Sean Graney. Performances are now through November 4, 2012. Get a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

Nate Lewellyn Stars in HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON at Chicago Children's Theatre, Now thru 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Itinerant no longer, Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) and Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell are looking forward to welcoming family audiences this fall to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago - CCT's first permanent home in the company's seven-year history. CCT presents Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved children's books by Crockett Johnson, directed by top Chicago director Sean Graney. Performances are today, October 11-November 4, 2012. Press opening is Friday, October 12 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre Moves to Ruth Page Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

Thursday and Friday nights just got a whole lot more fun for Chicago families, now that Chicago Children's Theatre has moved in to its first-ever permanent home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. (more...)

Tickets for Porchlight's THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Go On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the Chicago musical premiere of O.Henry's holiday masterpiece, The Gifts of the Magi, book by Mark St. Germain, music by Randy Courts and lyrics by Randy Courts and Mark St. Germain, November 17 - December 23 at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont Ave. Porchlight Music theatre's production is directed by Mark Lococo with music direction by Elizabeth Doran and choreography by Brenda Didier. (more...)

Nate Lewellyn to Star in HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON at Chicago Children's Theatre, 10/11-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Itinerant no longer, Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) and Artistic Director Jacqueline Russell are looking forward to welcoming family audiences this fall to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago - CCT's first permanent home in the company's seven-year history. CCT presents Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved children's books by Crockett Johnson, directed by top Chicago director Sean Graney. Performances are October 11-November 4, 2012. Press opening is Friday, October 12 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents JOSEPH... DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences will present JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, written by the legendary musical duo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, running February 22 through May 12 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, written by the musical duo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, running February 22 through May 12 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, with a press performance on Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. Matt Raftery will direct and choreograph this must-see production for the whole family, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Check out the production photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Porchlight Theatre Opens A CATERED AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre, American Musicals. Chicago Style, presents the Chicago premiere of John Bucchino and Harvey Fierstein's A Catered Affair, directed by Nick Bowling with music direction by Doug Peck, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Single tickets are $38 with group and student discounts available. All tickets are available at stage773.com, porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at 773.327.5252. (more...)

Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents JOSEPH... DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences will present JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, written by the legendary musical duo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, running February 22 through May 12 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. (more...)

Porchlight Presents the Chicago Premiere of A Catered Affair, Previews 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre will present the Chicago premiere of John Bucchino and Harvey Fierstein's A Catered Affair, directed by Nick Bowling with music direction by Doug Peck, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Porchlight Presents the Chicago Premiere of A Catered Affair, Previews 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre will present the Chicago premiere of John Bucchino and Harvey Fierstein's A Catered Affair, directed by Nick Bowling with music direction by Doug Peck, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

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