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Haven Will Present SCIENCE FICTION / DOUBLE FEATURE: A Rocky Horror Picture Party at  Photo Haven Will Present SCIENCE FICTION / DOUBLE FEATURE: A Rocky Horror Picture Party at The Den Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021

Haven will present Science Fiction / Double Feature: A Rocky Horror Picture Party, an immersive Halloween experience that brings to life in vivid technicolor the world of the cult-classic film, directed by Haven's Artistic Director Ian Damont Martin.

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 6- with Laura Osnes, Next On Stage and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 6- with Laura Osnes, Next On Stage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 6, 2020

Today (November 6) in live streaming: Laura Osnes visits Backstage Live, we reveal the Next On Stage Top 3, and so much more!

Photo Flash: Porchlight's Latest NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Begins Streaming This Friday Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight's Latest NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Begins Streaming This Friday
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre announces its newest virtual offering, the first online production of its New Faces Sing Broadway series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1987, hosted by Larry Adams, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and with music direction and arrangements by David Fiorello. 

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1987 Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1987
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its newest virtual offering, the first online production of its New Faces Sing Broadway series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1987, hosted by Larry Adams, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and with music direction and arrangements by David Fiorello.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

The Non-Equity Jeff Awards to be Broadcast Monday, June 22 Photo The Non-Equity Jeff Awards to be Broadcast Monday, June 22
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2020

The annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards will be presented Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7:00PM (CST) on YouTube. The program will honor more than 20 categories of theater excellence from productions during the 2019-2020 season.

Premiere Of Pride Films and Plays' NOMINEE NIGHT Rescheduled To Wednesday, June 3 Photo Premiere Of Pride Films and Plays' NOMINEE NIGHT Rescheduled To Wednesday, June 3
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020

The premiere of Pride Films and Plays' annual NOMINEE NIGHT concert featuring performers nominated for Non-Equity Jeff awards in musical theatre categories, originally planned for Monday, June 1, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 3.

Performers Announced For Virtual NOMINEE NIGHT To Be Broadcast Online June 1 Photo Performers Announced For Virtual NOMINEE NIGHT To Be Broadcast Online June 1
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2020

A preliminary list of performers for Pride Films and Plays' annual NOMINEE NIGHT concert has been announced by Robert Ollis, a PFP Artistic Associate serving as music director for the event. NOMINEE NIGHT is typically performed in mid-May at Sidetrack's Musical Monday to showcase musical theater performers and productions nominated in the Non-Equity Jeff Awards.

Nominations Announced for the 47th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the 47th Annual Non‚Ä"Equity Jeff Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020

With the conclusion of the 2019-2020 Chicago non-Equity theater season, the Jeff Awards announced the nominees for the 47th annual awards for theater excellence that include 120 theater artists across 21 categories.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Mercury Theater Chicago announced today the cast and crew of the spectacular musical comedy PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, running in the Venus Cabaret Theater from March 20 through June 28.

Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Premiere For Showtime's WORK IN PROGRESS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2019

On Friday, December 6, SHOWTIME hosted the premiere for the new comedy series WORK IN PROGRESS. The screening was held at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago and was followed by a reception at the Beacon Tavern.

Cast Announced for Brown Paper Box Co.'s IF/THEN Photo Cast Announced for Brown Paper Box Co.'s IF/THEN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

Following their sold-out run of Come Rain or Come Shine: A Judy Garland Cabaret at Mary's Attic, Brown Paper Box Co., announces the cast, staff, and design team behind Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Tony Award-nominated musical, If/Then.

Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS Extends Through September 8 Photo Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS Extends Through September 8
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019

Due to popular demand, Kokandy Productions' breakout summer hit HEAD OVER HEELS will add two additional weeks of performances, extending through September 8, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions Photo VIDEO: HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Making its Chicago debut just six months after concluding its Broadway run, Kokandy Production's HEAD OVER HEELS is now open. HEAD OVER HEELS is co-directed by Kokandy's new Producing Artistic Director Derek Van Barham and Elizabeth Swanson, with music direction by Kyra Leigh and choreography by Breon Arzell. Check out video of the production!

Review Roundup : HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions; What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup : HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions; What Did The Critics Think?
by Alan Henry - Jul 8, 2019

Head Over Heels is now open at Kokandy Productions! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy's HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy's HEAD OVER HEELS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2019

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical comedyHEAD OVER HEELS, featuring songs by The Go-Go's, based on The Arcadia by Sir Phillip Sidney, conceived and original book by Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder. Making its Chicago debut just six months after concluding its Broadway run,HEAD OVER HEELS is co-directed by Kokandy's new Producing Artistic Director Derek Van Barham (hehimhis) and Elizabeth Swanson (sheherherstheythemtheirs), with music direction by Kyra Leigh (sheherhers) and choreography by Breon Arzell(hehimhis). HEAD OVER HEELS will play July 1 - August 25, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2019

Kokandy Productions presents the Chicago premiere of the bold new musical comedyHEAD OVER HEELS, featuring songs by The Go-Go's, based on The Arcadia by Sir Phillip Sidney, conceived and original book by Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder.

Photo Flash: First Look at A FUNNY THING... At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A FUNNY THING... At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by Julie Musbach - May 24, 2019

Metropolis presents Stephen Sondheim's classic musical farce A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum through June 29, 2019. Broadway's greatest farce promises to have audiences rolling in the aisles. This fast-paced, witty, and irreverent comedy is one of the funniest musicals ever written.

Trans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Venue Change, PRIDE Show Cast Photo Trans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Venue Change, PRIDE Show Cast
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2019

Trans Voices Cabaret CHI has announced a venue change to Steppenwolf to be part of their LookOut series. TVCChi will begin their venture with the series on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 7pm in the 1700 space, to celebrate pride as well as their one year anniversary.

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