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Jana Jae Announces 'Kornfield Friends' Road Show To Hit Stages Across North America Photo Jana Jae Announces 'Kornfield Friends' Road Show To Hit Stages Across North America
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 19, 2018

Jana Jae, known for her virtuosity on the 'Magic Blue Fiddle,' is planning on taking the Hee Haw audience on a musical journey where she performed on the historic television program either as part of the Buck Owens band or as a soloist. In a new touring production entitled Kornfield Friends, Jana has put together a grouping of original cast members from Hee Haw. Kornfield Friends will bring a touch of 'Kornfield Kounty' to stages around the US and Canada and will have the audience involved from the beginning to the end. Whether singing, clapping, laughing or crying, this show has something for everyone.

RBMF Chicago Announces Line-Up Photo RBMF Chicago Announces Line-Up
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 18, 2018

Red Bull Music will launch the latest installment of their critically acclaimed international music series in Chicago this November, bringing with it a month-long slate of expertly curated original programming spanning the city's diverse music genres. Red Bull Music Festival Chicago will explore and celebrate Chicago's rich cultural heritage while spotlighting its modern music landscape. Red Bull Music Festival (RBMF) makes its midwest debut after six acclaimed installments in New York City and a 2017 Los Angeles festival, and will feature live performances, club nights and lectures at some of Chicago's most unique venues. The festival also marks Red Bull Music's return to the Windy City after 2017's 30 Days in Chicago.

Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: BEA AFRAID! - The Halloween Edition Comes to St Photo Hell In A Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS: BEA AFRAID! - The Halloween Edition Comes to Stage 773
by Julie Musbach - Sep 11, 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 Julie Musbach - Aug 10, 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.

Review: L'IMITATION OF LIFE Doesn't Hold Back Photo Review: L'IMITATION OF LIFE Doesn't Hold Back
by Misha Davenport - Apr 12, 2018

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE Photo Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to kick off its 2018 Season with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love*, L'IMITATION OF LIFE will play March 31 - May 6, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org (through Stage 773) or by calling (773) 327-5252. 

Larry Carlton & John Pizzarelli Come to MPAC! Photo Larry Carlton & John Pizzarelli Come to MPAC!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2018

Two of the jazz world's most acclaimed guitarists, four-time Grammy winner Larry Carlton and John Pizzarelli perform a double bill at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 26 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-$79.

Hell In A Handbag Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE Photo Hell In A Handbag Presents L'IMITATION OF LIFE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to kick off its 2018 Season with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love*, L'IMITATION OF LIFE will play March 31 - May 6, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org (through Stage 773) or by calling (773) 327-5252. The press opening is Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 pm.

Hell In Handbag Announces Casting For L'IMITATION OF LIFE At Stage 773 Photo Hell In Handbag Announces Casting For L'IMITATION OF LIFE At Stage 773
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for the revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous!

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces 2018 Season  Photo Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces 2018 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce its 2018 season, kicking off this spring with a revival of its 2013 hit L'IMITATION OF LIFE, a dead on parody of the 1959 film Imitation of Life about race, mothers and daughters - and looking fabulous! Adapted by Ricky Graham and Running with Scissors and directed by ensemble member Stevie Love, ensemble member Ed Jones and Robert Williams reprise their roles as Lana Turner and Annie Johnson.

Hell In A Handbag's GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES Returns For The Holidays Photo Hell In A Handbag's GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES Returns For The Holidays
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2017

Break out the cheesecake and eggnog Chicago's favorite gals are headed back to Andersonville for the holidays, where it all began! Following an 18-week sell-out run, including six-weeks at Lakeview's Stage 773, Hell in a Handbag Productions' campy world premiere parody THE GOLDEN GIRLS THE LOST EPISODES will return to Mary's Attic (5400 N. Clark St., Chicago) for six additional performances from December 6, 2017 January 10, 2018. Written by David Cerda and directed by Shade Murray, AJ Wright and David Lipschutz, the campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms will feature the best of the original run plus a new holiday-themed episode! THE GOLDEN GIRLS will run in conjunction with the return of Handbag's holiday favorite RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER. Tickets for both productions are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling (800) 838-3006.

Hell in a Handbag's Hit THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES to Transfer to Stage 773 Photo Hell in a Handbag's Hit THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES to Transfer to Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The 'Girls' are headed to Boystown! After an eleven-week sell-out run, including two extensions at Mary's Attics in Andersonville, Hell in a Handbag Production' campy world premiere THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES is transferring to Lakeview's Stage 773 for an additional six-weeks. The new condensed, late-night edition will feature the best of the original run - plus new material.

Review: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDERED Photo Review: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDERED
by Misha Davenport - Oct 5, 2017

Review: HIAHP's Beguiling BEWILDERED

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions presents  BEWILDERED Photo Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions presents BEWILDERED
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 15th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of BEWILDERED, a musical parody of the classic TV sitcom Bewitched, told from the perspective of Gladys Kravitz, Samantha Stephens' iconic nosy neighbor.

Photo FLASH Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents BEWILDERED Photo Photo FLASH Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents BEWILDERED
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 30, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 15th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of BEWILDERED, a musical parody of the classic TV sitcom Bewitched, told from the perspective of Gladys Kravitz, Samantha Stephens' iconic nosy neighbor. Featuring a book by Ron Weaver, music and lyrics by Aaron Benham and Ron Weaver and direction and choreography by Brigitte Ditmars, BEWILDERED will play September 27 - November 11, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org and stage773.com, by calling (773) 327-5252 or in person at the Stage 773 box office.

Hell in a Handbag's Hit THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES to Transfer to Stage 773 Photo Hell in a Handbag's Hit THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES to Transfer to Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The 'Girls' are headed to Boystown! After an eleven-week sell-out run, including two extensions at Mary's Attics in Andersonville, Hell in a Handbag Production' campy world premiere THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES is transferring to Lakeview's Stage 773 for an additional six-weeks. The new condensed, late-night edition will feature the best of the original run - plus new material.

7th Annual NATD Honors Gala Set For This November
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 27, 2017

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD) announced today four Nashville leaders who will be recognized at the 7th Annual NATD Honors Gala, scheduled for November 14, 2017, at the Hermitage Hotel.

Casting Announced for Hell in a Handbag's BEWILDERED at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions, now celebrating its 15th Anniversary Season, is pleased to announce casting for the world premiere of BEWILDERED.

Hell in a Handbag's THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES Extends Through 9/16
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2017

Tickets are selling faster than cheesecake, pussycat! After a month of sell-out performances, Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce a second extension of its campy world premiere THE GOLDEN GIRLS - THE LOST EPISODES, with added performances through through Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms is written by David Cerda and directed by Shade Murray. Ticket for all performances are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling (800) 838-3006. 

CTC to Present Community Theatre Premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Connecticut Theatre Company will host the community theatre premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening Today, July 7th!

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