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Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents OUT, DARN SPOT! Photo Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents OUT, DARN SPOT!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021

Hell in a Handbag Productions¬†is pleased to present the campy comedy¬†Out, Darn Spot!,¬†written by and starring ensemble member¬†Tyler Anthony Smith*¬†and directed, filmed and edited by¬†Stephanie Shaw.¬†The Shakespearean send-up will stream¬†February 12 ‚Äď March 21, 2021¬†(Thursdays, Fridays & Saturday at 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm) via Vimeo.

Hell in a Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Has Been Extended Photo Hell in a Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Has Been Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Hell in a Handbag Productions has announced one additional week of performances of its streaming holiday hit The Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special, now playing through January 17, 2021.

Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Photo Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2020

Hell in a Handbag Productions will celebrate¬†the holidays with the return of America‚Äôs favorite funnyman, Rip Nelson (Ed Jones*), in the star-studded world premiere of¬†The Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special, streaming from¬†December 4, 2020 ‚Äď January 9, 2021¬†via Vimeo.

Hell In A Handbag Productions' THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Photo Hell In A Handbag Productions' THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Hell in a Handbag Productions celebrates the holidays with the return of America's favorite funnyman, Rip Nelson (Ed Jones*), in the star-studded world premiere of The Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special, streaming from December 4, 2020 ‚Äď January 9, 2021 via Vimeo.

Hell In A Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Streams Next Month Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY QUARANTINE SPECIAL Streams Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2020

Hell in a Handbag Productions celebrates the holidays with the return of America's favorite funnyman, Rip Nelson (Ed Jones*), in the star-studded world premiere of The Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special, streaming from December 4, 2020 ‚Äď January 9, 2021 via Vimeo.

Hell in a Handbag Celebrates Halloween With AIRPORT 1970SOMETHING Photo Hell in a Handbag Celebrates Halloween With AIRPORT 1970SOMETHING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020

Hell in a Handbag Productions once again takes on the classic 1970s disaster film genre with a totally ridiculous twist! Airport 1970SOMETHING is a parody that celebrates the popular '70s Airport disaster film series, edited and dubbed over with new dialogue by Handbag ensemble members and some of Chicago's favorite performers.

Cast Announced For Pride Films And Plays' I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER Photo Cast Announced For Pride Films And Plays' I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020

Full cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER, an intergalactic gay extravaganza featuring closeted extraterrestrials, high-stakes pursuits, and nuns from outer space.

BWW Review: Syracuse University Department of Drama Begins Season with A CHORUS LINE  Photo BWW Review: Syracuse University Department of Drama Begins Season with A CHORUS LINE at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 7, 2019

The Syracuse University Department of Drama has begun its 2019-2020 season with Michael Bennett's groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize and Tony-award winning musical A Chorus Line under the impressive direction of Brian J. Marcum. The authenticity, the emotion, the power, and the dancing bring a chilling production showcasing spot-on talent of a stellar cast.

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Ä" Satan's Sch Photo Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Ä" Satan's School for Girls
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions¬†is pleased to continue its 2019 season with the world premiere of¬†THE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Äď Satan's School for Girls, a musical parody of the beloved '80s TV sitcom.

Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Holiday Edition, Photo Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Holiday Edition, Vol. 2
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

Celebrate the season in sunny Miami as Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia return for brand new holiday episodes in THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes a?" The Holiday Edition, Vol. 2.

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Presents THE FACTS OF LIFE - Satan's School for Girls Photo Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Presents THE FACTS OF LIFE - Satan's School for Girls
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions¬†is pleased to continue its 2019 season with the world premiere ofTHE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Äď Satan's School for Girls, a musical parody of the beloved '80s TV sitcom, with book and lyrics by Artistic Director¬†David Cerda*, music by¬†David Cerda¬†and¬†Andrew Milliken, direction by¬†Madison Smith¬†and music direction by¬†Andrew Milliken.¬†THE FACTS OF LIFE¬†will play¬†September 29 ‚Äď November 2, 2019¬†at¬†Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are on sale now through Brown Paper Tickets at¬†factsoflife.bpt.me¬†or by calling (800) 838-3006.

Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys Bring Back Neo-Rockabilly To Helsinki Hudson Photo Big Sandy And His Fly-Rite Boys Bring Back Neo-Rockabilly To Helsinki Hudson
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2019

Celebrating over a quarter-century of music-making, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys bring their swinging brand of neo-rockabilly back to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, November 8, at 9pm.

Casting Announced for Hell in a Handbag's THE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Ä" Satan's School for Gi Photo Casting Announced for Hell in a Handbag's THE FACTS OF LIFE ‚Ä" Satan's School for Girls
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2019

Hell in a Handbag Productions announces castings for its world premiere of THE FACTS OF LIFE a?" Satan's School for Girls, a musical parody of the beloved '80s TV sitcom, with book and lyrics by Artistic Director David Cerda*, music by David Cerda and Andrew Milliken, direction by Madison Smith and music direction byAndrew Milliken.

Photo Flash: First Look at Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, V Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019

Chicago's geriatric "Fab Four" return in Hell in a Handbag Productions' THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3! Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and their whacky friends and relatives for all new adventures. Written by Artistic Director David Cerda and ensemble member David Lipschutz*, and directed by Miles Brindley, the latest installment of Handbag's hit sitcom parody will play April 25 - August 31, 2019 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling or by calling (800) 838-3006. The press opening is Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm.

Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3 Photo Hell In A Handbag Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019

Chicago's geriatric "Fab Four" return in Hell in a Handbag Productions' THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - Vol. 3! Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and their whacky friends and relatives for all new adventures.

Gasparilla International Film Festival Announces Star-Studded 2019 Feature Film Lineu Photo Gasparilla International Film Festival Announces Star-Studded 2019 Feature Film Lineup
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 27, 2019

The Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) is proud to announce the dynamic 2019 Feature Film Competition Lineup. The festival includes U.S., international and documentary features, as well as other programming, to kick-off its 13th year! The 2019 Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla Int'l Film Festival will take place from March 19th - 24th in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Hell In A Handbag's Hosts Annual Benefit THE SOPHIA PETRILLO ITALIAN DINNER & TALENT  Photo Hell In A Handbag's Hosts Annual Benefit THE SOPHIA PETRILLO ITALIAN DINNER & TALENT SHOW
by Julie Musbach - Nov 13, 2018

Join Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia for Hell in a Handbag Productions' annual benefit, THE SOPHIA PETRILLO ITALIAN DINNER & TALENT SHOW on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 5 - 10 pm at Our Lady of Eternal Guilt aka Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster Ave. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

Red Bull Music Festival Chicago Kicks Off Saturday with Nas, Pusha T, and More Photo Red Bull Music Festival Chicago Kicks Off Saturday with Nas, Pusha T, and More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 1, 2018

Red Bull Music will launch the latest installment of their critically acclaimed international music series Red Bull Music Festival this Saturday, November 3rd in Chicago with Opening Night at Wintrust Arena. Chicago is the home to some of hip hop's most cutting edge artists and the event series will celebrate many of them, kicking the festival off with one of the largest RBMF events to-date. Legends, luminaries, and rising stars in rap and R&B will come together for an unprecedented ensemble performance and REVOLT will be on hand to capture it as a livestream.

Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: BEA AFRAID! - The Halloween Photo Photo Flash: Inside Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: BEA AFRAID! - The Halloween Edition
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

It's not Halloween without a Handbag show, so Hell in a Handbag Productions' Artistic Director David Cerda is conjuring up a special treat: THE GOLDEN GIRLS: Bea Afraid! - The Halloween Edition.

Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Presents Bea Afraid! - The Halloween Edition Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS Presents Bea Afraid! - The Halloween Edition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

It's not Halloween without a Handbag show, so Hell in a Handbag Productions' Artistic Director David Cerda is conjuring up a special treat: THE GOLDEN GIRLS: Bea Afraid! - The Halloween Edition.

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