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BWW Review: Mercury's Spartan, but Enchanting MARY POPPINS
by Misha Davenport - Apr 11, 2017

BWW Review: Mercury's spartan, but Enchanting MARY POPPINS

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Disney's MARY POPPINS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - is delighted to announce the cast of the high-flying, family-musical MARY POPPINS. The magical nanny Mary Poppins will be played by newcomer Nicole Armold, and the loveable jack-of-all trades Bert will be played by Jeff Award winner Matthew Crowle. The production will be led by Jeff Award Winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Music Director) and Brenda Didier (Choreography). The show plays from March 29 through May 28, and the press opening is Friday, April 7th at 7:30pm 

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/4; 1984 at A.R.T., BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in LA. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 4, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature the top 10 stories in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more. Check out featured list, which includes 1984 at American Repertory Theater, MARY POPPINS in Chicago, and 3-D Theatricals' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, just to name a few.

Photo Flash: NightBlue's MARY POPPINS Flies Into Stage 773
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 3, 2016

NightBlue Performing Arts Company is pleased to present the Chicago Non-Equity premiere of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, with original music and lyrics by the Academy Award-winning team of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. MARY POPPINS will play February 28 - March 27, 2016 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is Wednesday, March 2 at 8 pm.

BWW Review: NightBlue's Practically Perfect MARY POPPINS
by Misha Davenport - Mar 3, 2016

If family-friendly musicals were Easter eggs, NightBlue Performing Arts Company's production of Disney's MARY POPPINS is Faberge.

NightBlue Performing Arts Company Announces Cast of MARY POPPINS
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 21, 2016

NightBlue Performing Arts Company is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago Non-Equity premiere of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, with original music and lyrics by 

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present SEUSSICAL, 11/11-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical Seussical will open November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on Saturday, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (the Tony Award-winning team behind the acclaimed musical Ragtime) the whimsical production is based on more than 14 beloved stories by children's author Dr. Seuss. Seussical is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek- SEUSSICAL at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical Seussical will open November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on Saturday, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Check out a preview of the show below!

Photo Flash: The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' SEUSSICAL Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical SEUSSICAL began November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening today, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (the Tony Award-winning team behind the acclaimed musical Ragtime) the whimsical production is based on more than 14 beloved stories by children's author Dr. Seuss. SEUSSICAL is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical SEUSSICAL began November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on Saturday, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (the Tony Award-winning team behind the acclaimed musical Ragtime) the whimsical production is based on more than 14 beloved stories by children's author Dr. Seuss. SEUSSICAL is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' SEUSSICAL Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical Seussical will open today, November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 28th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 28, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Irving Berlin' arrives in town, and screenings of 'Little Shop' and 'Oklahoma!' light 'em up. Jess Godwin sang with Kristin Chenoweth, and a Thanksgiving musical prepares, as do 'Seussical,' 'The Merry Widow' and 'My Way.' And Broadway In Chicago and the Drury Lane Theatre announce lineups for 2016!

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present SEUSSICAL, 11/11-12/30
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 13, 2015

The fantastical, magical musical Seussical will open November 11 and run through December 30, 2015 with a press opening on Saturday, November 21 at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. Created by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (the Tony Award-winning team behind the acclaimed musical Ragtime) the whimsical production is based on more than 14 beloved stories by children's author Dr. Seuss. Seussical is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson.

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

BILLY ELLIOT celebrated a triumphant opening night at Drury Lane Theatre on Thursday, April 16. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

BILLY ELLIOT Burns the Floor at Drury Lane Theatre, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

The International smash-hit musical BILLY ELLIOT makes its regional premiere at Drury Lane Theatre tonight, April 10 - June 7, 2015. Opening night is scheduled for April 16, 2015 at 8 p.m.

BILLY ELLIOT to Burn the Floor at Drury Lane Theatre, Beginning 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The International smash-hit musical BILLY ELLIOT makes its regional premiere at Drury Lane Theatre on April 10 - June 7, 2015. Opening night is scheduled for April 16, 2015 at 8 p.m.

BWW TV: First Look at Ivan Rutherford, Quentin Earl Darrington and More in Highlights of LES MIS at Drury Lane
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2014

In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the legendary musical LES MISERABLES, now running through June 8, 2014. Check out a first look below!

Photo Flash: Ivan Rutherford, Quentin Earl Darrington & Cast of Drury Lane Theatre's LES MISERABLES Celebrates Opening Night
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 9, 2014

In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the legendary musical Les Miserables, which opened last night, Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through June 8, 2014. Directed by multi-Jeff Award winner Rachel Rockwell (Ragtime, The Sound of Music, Sweeney Todd, and Oliver! at Drury Lane Theatre), the cast is led by Ivan Rutherford ("Jean Valjean" in over 2,000 performances of Les Miserables on Broadway, as well as in the 20th anniversary Broadway Revival and The National Tour ofLes Miserables, and Titanic on Broadway); Jeff Award-winner Quentin Earl Darrington as "Javert" (Ragtime on Broadway and at Drury Lane Theatre, Memphis: A New Musical on Broadway and The National Tours of The Lion King, The Color Purple, and Memphis: A New Musical); and Jennie Sophia as "Fantine" (The National Tour of The Lincoln Center's South Pacific and Oliver! and The Sound of Music at Drury Lane Theatre).

Ivan Rutherford and More Star in Drury Lane Theatre's LES MISERABLES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, will present the legendary musical LES MISERABLES, opening tonight, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and running through June 8, 2014.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ivan Rutherford, Quentin Earl Darrington & More in Drury Lane Theatre's LES MISERABLES
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 1, 2014

In celebration of their 30th Anniversary, Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the legendary musical Les Miserables, opening Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and running through June 8, 2014. Directed by multi-Jeff Award winner Rachel Rockwell (Ragtime, The Sound of Music, Sweeney Todd, and Oliver! at Drury Lane Theatre), the cast is led by Ivan Rutherford ("Jean Valjean" in over 2,000 performances of Les Miserables on Broadway, as well as in the 20th anniversary Broadway Revival and The National Tour ofLes Miserables, and Titanic on Broadway); Jeff Award-winner Quentin Earl Darrington as "Javert" (Ragtime on Broadway and at Drury Lane Theatre, Memphis: A New Musical on Broadway and The National Tours of The Lion King, The Color Purple, and Memphis: A New Musical); and Jennie Sophia as "Fantine" (The National Tour of The Lincoln Center's South Pacific and Oliver! and The Sound of Music at Drury Lane Theatre).

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