Bailiwick Chicago to Present PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION, 1/15-2/21 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing January 15 - February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bailiwick Chicago's PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing through February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in-person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. The press opening is Friday, January 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

The New Colony Sets Winter SIDE STAGE Line-Up at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

The New Colony is pleased to announce its exciting winter line-up of Side Stage programming, a collection of free readings presented on select nights in January and February at its new home, The Den Theatre Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Side Stage kicks off with a five-year reunion reading of The New Colony's second season smash hit 11:11, followed by readings of three new works: STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE, KIN FOLK and THUMBZ UP. Side Stage programming takes place during off-nights of The New Colony's world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION, playing January 16 - February 22, 2015. For reservations and additional information, visit www.thenewcolony.org. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago's PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION Begins Tonight at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing tonight, January 15 - February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Presents PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION, Now thru 2/21 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing today, January 15 - February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago to Present PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION, 1/15-2/21 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing January 15 - February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago's PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION Begins 1/15 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

On the heels of its wildly-successful production of The Wild Party, Bailiwick Chicago is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of the fierce new play PRINCESS MARY DEMANDS YOUR ATTENTION by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland*, directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown*, playing January 15 - February 21, 2015 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21, 2014 at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in-person at the Victory Gardens Box Office. The press opening is Friday, January 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 1, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's Super October! Local productions of 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Titanic,' 'Parade' and 'The Wild Party' have folks excited! 'At Last' and 'Cole Porter's Greatest Hits' honor past artists, the Savoyaires mount 'The Grand Duke,' and Des Plaines goes 'Legally Blonde.' Colleges produce 'Into The Woods' and 'In The Heights, 'Amazing Grace' arrives downtown and more! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 10th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 10, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Remembering Bernie Yvon and honoring Bebe Neuwirth. And the show goes on with Route 66's Alanis Morissette tribute, 'Cats' at the Paramount, Bailiwick's 'Wild Party' and BoHo's 'Parade,' music improv at MCL Chicago, the new Refuge Theatre Project, and Chicagoans on tour with 'Sister Act!' (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Close Season with PARADE, 1019-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

BoHo Theatre closes out its milestone 10th anniversary season with the stirring musical Parade, directed by Linda Fortunato (Jeff-Award winner for Choreography for BoHo's Kiss of the Spider Woman) with music direction by Matt Deitchman. Opening in October at Theater Wit, Parade tells the story of the trial of Leo Frank, a northern Jew accused of the murder of a teenage worker in his Southern factory. This Tony Award-winning musical by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy) and composer Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) shines a revealing light on the intolerance and racial tension that continues to haunt America, as well as the endurance of love and hope against all odds. Parade represents the Bohemian Pillar of Love in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago to Present PARADE 10th Anniversary Staged Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

In honor of the 10th anniversary of Bailiwick Repertory's Jeff Award-winning production of PARADE, Bailiwick Chicago will present a special one night only staged concert of the musical on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm at The Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Original Director David Zak and Music Director Alan Bukowiecki (both Jeff Award winners) return once again to helm the Tony Award-winning drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo), with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, The Bridges of Madison County, Songs for a New World) and co-conceived (and directed on Broadway) by Harold Prince. Tickets for PARADE are available online at www.bailiwickchicago.com. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 26th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 27, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Ring Of Fire' opens, 'Road Show' readies, 'Gypsy' and 'Chicago' thrive, 'Carnival' prepares, 'Queenie Pie' reschedules, Boho brings the Mozart, plus the new musicals 'Period Piece' and 'Shining Lives,' and more! (more...)

BoHo Theatre Brings AMADEUS to Stage 773, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

BoHo Theatre continues its milestone 10th season with AMADEUS, Peter Shaffer's masterpiece about genius, jealousy, and the lies we tell to preserve a legacy. Amadeus represents the Bohemian Pillar of Truth in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions' SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Kokandy Productions' premiere all-musical season kicks off with the Marvin Hamlisch/Craig Carnelia/John Guare noir SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, running now through February 2, 2014 at Theater Wit. BroadwayWorld has a look at the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Bring AMADEUS to Stage 773, 2/14-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

BoHo Theatre continues its milestone 10th season with AMADEUS, Peter Shaffer's masterpiece about genius, jealousy, and the lies we tell to preserve a legacy. Amadeus represents the Bohemian Pillar of Truth in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Stage Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, 4/20-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Circle Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, directed by Elizabeth Margolius. A romantic love story, written by a trio of musical theatre greats, Death Takes a Holiday will transport audiences to the post-war Italian countryside. The show feaures music & lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Circle Theatre presents its first musical of the 28th season, the Chicago Premiere of Maury Yeston's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, running now through May 26th at Stage 773 at 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Circle Theatre Stages Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, Now thru 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Circle Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, directed by Elizabeth Margolius. A romantic love story, written by a trio of musical theatre greats, Death Takes a Holiday will transport audiences to the post-war Italian countryside. The show feaures music & lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 6th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 6, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Concerts by Audra McDonald, Sarah Brightman and Chester Gregory, Yeston's 'Death Takes A Holiday' and more from Circle Theatre, all our top current runs, plus the premieres 'Straight Camp,' 'Things Fall Apart' and 'Next Stop!' (more...)

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