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Hell In A Handbag's Annual Benefit THE MORNING AFTER, January 1 Photo Hell In A Handbag's Annual Benefit THE MORNING AFTER, January 1
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2020

The 2019 production of POSEIDON! An Upside-Down Musical was recorded by Peter Neville* in HD with stereo sound at Chicago's Edge Theater. POSEIDON! features book and lyrics by Handbag Artistic Director David Cerda*, music by David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty, direction by Derek Van Barham, music direction by Andrew Milliken and choreography by Breon Arzell.

Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to launch its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago.

Hell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Hell In A Handbag Launches Season with POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions launches its 2019 season with a revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and a loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. Handbag's very first show will return March 15 - April 28, 2019 at a venue befitting of an ocean liner: The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago.

Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical Photo Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical
by Julie Musbach - Jan 18, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions announces casting for its revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films.

Review: HIAH's Holiday Romp SNOWGIRLS: THE MUSICAL Photo Review: HIAH's Holiday Romp SNOWGIRLS: THE MUSICAL
by Misha Davenport - Nov 30, 2018

HIAH puts a holiday twist on the camp classic 'Showgirls' with SNOWGIRLS: THE MUSICAL

Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag Productions' SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag Productions' SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL
by Julie Musbach - Nov 19, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions rings in the holidays with the world premiere of SnowGirls - The Musical, a parody of the classic cult film Showgirls. Featuring a book by Derek Van Barham, music by Artistic Director David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty and Jeff Thomson, direction by Jon Martinez and music direction by JD Caudill. SnowGirls will play November 15 - December 30, 2018 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St.

Hell In A Handbag Presents SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL Photo Hell In A Handbag Presents SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions rings in the holidays with the world premiere of SnowGirls - The Musical, a parody of the classic cult film Showgirls. Featuring a book by Derek Van Barham, music by Artistic Director David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty and Jeff Thomson, direction by Jon Martinez and music direction by JD Caudill. SnowGirls will play November 15 - December 30, 2018 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets are currently available at brownpapertickets.com or by calling (800) 838-3006. The press opening is Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 pm.

Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL Photo Casting Announced For Hell In A Handbag's SNOWGIRLS - THE MUSICAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 4, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere holiday production SnowGirls - The Musical, a parody of the classic cult film Showgirls, featuring a book by Derek Van Barham, music by Artistic Director David Cerda* with Scott Lamberty and Jeff Thomson, direction by Jon Martinez and music direction by JD Caudill*.

Late Night Comedy Show 26 PRESENTS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Opens Today Photo Late Night Comedy Show 26 PRESENTS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

26 PRESENTS: HAPPY HOLIGAYS is the fourth edition of Pride Films and Plays' popular late night performance series inspired by the horror movie anthology THE ABCS OF DEATH. Our nine actors will present 26 scenes each inspired by a word that begins with a letter of the alphabet. Playwrights from across the Chicagoland area have created the 26 unique scenes. Performances will be Today nights at 10:30 pm, December 2, 9 and 16 at The Buena, Pride Arts Center, located at 4147 N Broadway Ave.

Late Night Comedy Show 26 PRESENTS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Opens 12/2 Photo Late Night Comedy Show 26 PRESENTS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Opens 12/2
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2017

26 PRESENTS: HAPPY HOLIGAYS is the fourth edition of Pride Films and Plays' popular late night performance series inspired by the horror movie anthology THE ABCS OF DEATH. Our nine actors will present 26 scenes each inspired by a word that begins with a letter of the alphabet. Playwrights from across the Chicagoland area have created the 26 unique scenes. Performances will be Saturday nights at 10:30 pm, December 2, 9 and 16 at The Buena, Pride Arts Center, located at 4147 N Broadway Ave.

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

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ

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.

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.

Casting Complete for Circle Theatre's Highly-Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 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.

Circle Theatre presents Highly Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 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. The production will run previews starting Friday, July 14 and opens for press Wednesday, July 19, running through Sunday, August 13. The performances will be returning to the original venue, Heartland Studio, in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave and will run Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, with matinees both Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm and industry performances every Monday at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via www.circletheatrechicago.org.

Casting Complete for Circle Theatre's Highly-Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 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.

FIRST LADY SUITE, VENUS IN FUR and More Slated for Circle Theatre's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

CIRCLE THEATRE kicks into high gear as the veteran company forges into its 31st season, History Makers. Risk Takers. Rule Breakers., with a historical chamber musical, a tantalizing play and a fan-favorite that put them back on the map last fall. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Parker Guidry, Erin Daly, Neala Barron and More in the Chicago Premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 21, 2015

The Off-Broadway cult-classic musical, Triassic Parq, has it's Chicago Premiere with CIRCLE THEATRE, co-directed by Tommy Bullington and Nicholas Reinhart, and music directed by Justin Harner. The production opens Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm at Heartland Studio in Rogers Park.  Check out a first look below!

BWW Review: TRIASSIC PARQ is T-Rex Size Fun
by Misha Davenport - Sep 21, 2015

Circle Theatre knocks it out of the Parq with TRIASSIC PARQ

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Circle Theatre's Chicago Premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The Off-Broadway cult-classic musical, TRIASSIC PARQ, has its Chicago Premiere with Circle Theatre, co-directed by Tommy Bullington and Nicholas Reinhart, and music directed by Justin Harner. The production opens Today, September 18 at 8:00pm at Heartland Studio in Rogers Park. Get a sneak peek at the cast below!

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