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Underscore Theatre Company Presents its 6th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Photo Underscore Theatre Company Presents its 6th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020

Underscore Theatre Company will present its 6th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. The 2020 Festival features full productions of eight new musicals, plus two pay-what-you-can staged readings and a showcase of 10-minute musicals. The Festival will be performed simultaneously on two stages from February 3 - 23, 2020 at The Edge Theater: the Broadway (5451 N. Broadway) and the Off Broadway (1133 W. Catalpa Ave.) in Chicago Edgewater neighborhood. Each full production will receive at least five performances during the Festival. Tickets are currently available at www.cmtf.org. The press 'Sneak Preview,' featuring a sampling of songs from the 2020 Festival, is Monday, February 3 at 8 pm.

WONDER WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Announces Cast and Creative Team Photo WONDER WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Announces Cast and Creative Team
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2019

Direct from hit engagements at the 2018 Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival and a 2019 workshop at Studio Tenn in Nashville, TN, Wonder Women: The Musical arrives in Chicago as part of Underscore Theatre Company's 2020 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, running February 8-20, 2020 at The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway. Tickets available now at CMTF.org.

Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR Photo Cast Announced For Staged Reading Of THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2019

Ghostlight Ensemble announced the cast of its first endeavor of the 2019-2020 Season, a staged reading of The Thirteenth Chair, by Bayard Veiller.

Chicago Theatre Workshop Presents I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Photo Chicago Theatre Workshop Presents I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2019

Chicago Theatre Workshop (CTW) with permission from authors, Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts will present a one-night only LGBTQ performance of their long running off-Broadway hit musical, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" as a benefit for the company.

New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago Photo New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Pearl Poet Productions will present the world premiere of the new musical 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Rock 'N' Roll Musical,' taking place on the East Stage in the Raven Theatre Complex opening on December 1st, and playing through December 17th, 2017.

New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago Photo New Rock 'n' Roll Musical SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT to Premiere in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Pearl Poet Productions will present the world premiere of the new musical 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Rock 'N' Roll Musical,' taking place on the East Stage in the Raven Theatre Complex opening on December 1st, and playing through December 17th, 2017.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY Remount Extends Through March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The current remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical, originally scheduled to close on March 6, 2017, has been extended three weeks to Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

A venue has been announced for the remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical.

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

A venue has been announced for the remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical.

Refuge Theatre Project Announces New Leadership and New Season
by Rebecca Russo - Nov 21, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project has announced leadership changes and programming for its third season, according to company co-founder Ross Egan. Christopher Pazdernik, who directed and choreographed the company's breakout production of High Fidelity: The Musical in February 2016 and more recently directed the Chicago premiere of Wicked City by Chad Beguelin and Matthew Sklar for Chicago Theatre Workshop, has been named Artistic Director, a position previously held by Egan. Egan, who founded the company two years ago with Morgan Egan, will move to Executive Director, a new position. Morgan Egan will continue as Managing Director.

Photo Flash: PTP/NYC Celebrates Opening of 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night celebration, which took place on July 13 at Cooper's Craft & Kitchen in NYC!

PTP/NYC's After Dark Series Begins Tonight with CRAB ON ITS BACK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, continues its 30th repertory season (and 10th consecutive in New York City) celebration with a range of special events, all free of charge to audiences.

Photo Flash: New Shots from PTP/NYC's GOOD at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. This season's line-up includes a revival of C.P. Taylor's GOOD, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa. BroadwayWorld has new shots from GOOD below!

'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Start Tonight as Part of PTP/NYC's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from tonight, July 5, through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.

Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's NO END OF BLAME and GOOD at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2016

This season's line-up includes a revival of Howard Barker's No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli (a NYIT Award nominee), and a revival of C.P. Taylor's Good, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa. Previews begin on July 5 and openings begin on July 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the shows below!

Photo Flash: First Look at PTP/NYC's NO END OF BLAME and GOOD at Atlantic Stage 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

This season's line-up includes a revival of Howard Barker's No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli (a NYIT Award nominee), and a revival of C.P. Taylor's Good, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Jim Petosa. Previews begin on July 5 and openings begin on July 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the shows below!

PTP/NYC Sets 2016 Season at Atlantic Stage 2
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 14, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.

'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Set for PTP/NYC's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.

BWW Review: Refuge Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY Spins a Scruffily, Beautifully Universal Story
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 8, 2016

Don't change a thing, HIGH FIDELITY; you make the list.

Refuge Theatre Project to Open Second Season with HIGH FIDELITY
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 15, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project's second season will open on January 29, 2016 with High Fidelity - the musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel and on Stephen Frears' 2000 feature-film adaptation that starred Chicago natives John Cusack, Joan Cusack and Lili Taylor.

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