Review Roundup : HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions; What Did The Critics Think?Review Roundup : HEAD OVER HEELS at Kokandy Productions; What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

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

Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy's HEAD OVER HEELSPhoto Flash: First Look at Kokandy's HEAD OVER HEELS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELSPhoto Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A FUNNY THING... At Metropolis Performing Arts CentrePhoto Flash: First Look at A FUNNY THING... At Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Venue Change, PRIDE Show CastTrans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Venue Change, PRIDE Show Cast
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELSFull Cast Announced For Kokandy Productions' HEAD OVER HEELS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of the bold new musical comedy HEAD 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre's CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's PORCHLIGHT REVISITS CAN-CANPhoto Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's PORCHLIGHT REVISITS CAN-CAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker. Porchlight Revisits Can-Can is presented for three performances-only Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Single tickets for $37 are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew Of Porchlight Revisits CAN CANPorchlight Announces Cast And Crew Of Porchlight Revisits CAN CAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker.  Porchlight Revisits Can-Can is presented for three performances-only Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Two-show discounted subscriptions and single tickets for $37 are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Cast For 2nd CabaretTrans Voices Cabaret CHI Announces Cast For 2nd Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Trans Voices Cabaret CHI is back with their second cabaret. In partnership with the hit NYC show, Trans Voices Cabaret, TVCChi functions as a cabaret-showcase hybrid giving trans and gender-nonconforming performers their first home in the Chicago Musical Theatre scene. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Announces Cast of 110 in the ShadeBoHo Theatre Announces Cast of 110 in the Shade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

BoHo Theatre brings its 2018 season to a close with the classic musical romance 110 IN THE SHADE with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (the songwriting team of THE FANTASTICKS and I DO! I DO!), and book by N. Richard Nash, based on his play THE RAINMAKER. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTELPhoto Flash: Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. Single tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTELKokandy Productions Presents GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to present the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 - May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Featuring a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest and additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the Kokandy production will be directed by Artistic Producer John D. Glover, with music direction by Aaron Benham and choreography by Brenda Didier. (more...)

Bradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYBradley Halverson and Jeremiah Alsop Join Cast of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Jeremiah Alsop and Bradley Halverson have joined the cast of Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story.  Halverson, whose recent credits include THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG with Brown Paper Box Company and HIGH FIDELITY with Refuge Theatre Project, is now playing Czechowski, the 'nice guy' of the platoon.  Alsop, a recent graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts, is playing India and is a member of the ensemble. (more...)

Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18Pride Films And Plays' YANK! Extends to 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story will be extended by four weeks due to audience demand. David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays, announced the extension today. The hit off-Broadway musical, which opened to the press in Chicago on January 18, is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier in his squad and is later introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. Zak directs the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORYPhoto Flash: Chicago Premiere of YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY is the story of a midwestern boy who joins the Army during World War II, falls in love with another soldier and is introduced to the gay underground of the Armed Services through a journalist for the Army magazine YANK. David Zak is directing the musical, with Robert Ollis providing musical direction and Jenna Schoppe choreography. (more...)

Casting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater WitCasting Announced For Kokandy Productions' GRAND HOTEL at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Kokandy Productions is pleased to announce casting for the final production of its fifth anniversary season: the Tony Award-nominated musical GRAND HOTEL, playing April 15 May 27, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
by Misha Davenport - Jul 20, 2017

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated remount of the show. (more...)

Casting Complete for Circle Theatre's Highly-Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce its complete cast of their highly-anticipated remount of the show. (more...)

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