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Robert is a Chicago based Sound Designer, Engineer, and Composer originally from Chicago Illinois. (read complete bio)
 

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Robert is a Chicago based Sound Designer, Engineer, and Composer originally from Chicago Illinois. (read complete bio)
Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by BWW News Desk - 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.

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Return Of The Ruffians' BURNING BL Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Return Of The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its latest virtual offering, the holiday return of The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard. Written by Jay Torrence and directed by Halena Kays, Burning Bluebeard is available for streaming Friday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.

Pan's Flute Productions Will Present POISONED: A SNOW WHITE ROCK MUSICAL Photo Pan's Flute Productions Will Present POISONED: A SNOW WHITE ROCK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

Pan's Flute Productions, Chicago's newest production company, is set to present Poisoned: A Snow White Rock Musical, based on the classic story of Snow White, written and directed by T. James Callahan as their inaugural production. Poisoned is set to run at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago) April 17 through May 3. For ticket information, please go to www.poisonedarockmusical.com or www.stage773.com.

Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: SOPHISTICATED LADIES Opens at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season continues with Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 a?" March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. Featuring music by Duke Ellington, concept by Donald McKayle, direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and Florence Walker Harris, and music direction by Jermaine Hill.

Marriot Theatre Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo Marriot Theatre Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2019, with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

The Marriott Theatre Has Announced Casting for THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo The Marriott Theatre Has Announced Casting for THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

'Hear ye, hear ye...Prince Wellington is seeking a bride.' The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen comes to life in a new musical THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from February 8 to April 19, 2020,with a press opening on Saturday, February 15 at 10 a.m. This new spin on the classic tale features music by Marc Robin, book and lyrics by Rick Boynton, and additional lyrics by Curt Dale Clark and Marc Robin. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, with musical direction by Patti Garwood.

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage Season Continues with Duke Elli Photo Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage Season Continues with Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary Mainstage season continues with Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 - March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. Featuring music by Duke Ellington, concept by Donald McKayle, direction and choreography by Brenda Didier and Florence Walker Harris, and music direction by Jermaine Hill.

About Face Theatre Presents THE GULF Chicago Premiere Beginning Next Month Photo About Face Theatre Presents THE GULF Chicago Premiere Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

On a muggy summer evening somewhere down in the Alabama Delta, Kendra and Betty troll the flats looking for redfish. Six years into their relationship, tensions and passions flare as the couple clash over past infidelities, life-choices, and job struggles. When their motor breaks, stranding them in open water under darkening skies, the couple are forced to grapple with the growing space between them and where their life together will go next. 

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Opens At Porchlight Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Opens At Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents The Ruffians' Burning Bluebeard, making its downtown debut at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, December 13 - 27.

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's BURNING BLUEBEARD Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to present The Ruffians' Burning Bluebeard, making its downtown debut at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, December 13 ‚Äď 27. Now in its eighth year, this annual tradition for many is a fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire, written by Jay Torrence and directed by Halena Kays. Previews are Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. Opening Night is Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. with the performance schedule Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 21 at 3:30 and 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 and 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 26 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, Dec 27 at 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and are on sale now at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.

Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE Photo Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions¬†is pleased to conclude its 2019-20 season of ‚ÄúGhost Stories‚ÄĚ with¬†the Chicago premiere of¬†WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by¬†Duncan Sheik¬†(Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by¬†Kyle Jarrow¬†(Spongebob Squarepants¬†Musical),¬†with direction by Artistic Director¬†Ed Rutherford,¬†music direction by¬†Micky York¬†and choreography by¬†Derek Van Barham.¬†WHISPER HOUSE¬†will play¬†January 10 ‚Äď February 15, 2020¬†at¬†The Athenaeum Theatre¬†(Studio Two), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at¬†athenaeumtheatre.org,¬†by calling¬†(773) 935-6875¬†or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office.¬†

About Face Theatre Announces Cast of THE GULF Photo About Face Theatre Announces Cast of THE GULF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

About Face Theatre continues its 2019-2020 season with the Chicago premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning drama THE GULF, running January 9 through February 15, 2020, at Theater Wit. THE GULF is a riveting look at how partners in a long-term relationship change over time, and what it takes to keep love alive. Directed by About Face Artistic Director Megan Carney, the production will feature AFT Artistic Associate Kelli Simpkins and Deanna Myers. Press opening is Friday, January 17 at 7:30 pm.

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Celebrates Opening Night At Drury Lane Photo Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Celebrates Opening Night At Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

BWW TV: MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Is 'Practically Perfect' Photo BWW TV: MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Is 'Practically Perfect'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

BWW TV: Get A Peek At 'Step In Time' From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Photo BWW TV: Get A Peek At 'Step In Time' From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

BWW TV: See Highlights From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Photo BWW TV: See Highlights From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

Photo Flash: First Look At MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. 

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Creative for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, A NE Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast and Creative for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday, A New Musical, April 10 - May 24, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. The musical comedy about a mother and her daughter who switch identities stars Cory Goodrich as 'Katherine,' the mother, and Maya Lou Hlava as Katherine's daughter 'Ellie.'

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE Photo Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music T Photo BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and books by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard stars Hollis Resnik and is directed by Michael Weber, choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker and music directed by Aaron Benham.

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