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Scott has been designing lights for the entertainment industry since 1986. Theatre shows include Cabaret, Pippin, Grease, Gigi, Naughty Marietta, The Full Monty, Waiting for Godot, Hamlet, The Grapes of Wrath, Pantomime, Fences, A Raisin in the Sun, A Kwanza Song, Celebrations, The Importance of ... (read more)
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Scott has been designing lights for the entertainment industry since 1986. Theatre shows include Cabaret, Pippin, Grease, Gigi, Naughty Marietta, The Full Monty, Waiting for Godot, Hamlet, The Grapes of Wrath, Pantomime, Fences, A Raisin in the Sun, A Kwanza Song, Celebrations, The Importance of ... (read more)
Bill Murray Joins Farrelly Brother Comedy THE NOWBill Murray Joins Farrelly Brother Comedy THE NOW
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Quibi has announced that Bill Murray has joined the cast of Farrelly brother's comedy THE NOW. Murray will star in a recurring role opposite Dave Franco. (more...)

Casting Announced for Chicago Shakes' ROMEO AND JULIETCasting Announced for Chicago Shakes' ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the Theater's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, October 31a?"December 22, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Windy City Playhouse Presents The Chicago Premiere Of EVERY BRILLIANT THINGPhoto Flash: Windy City Playhouse Presents The Chicago Premiere Of EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Windy City Playhouse will present the Chicago premiere of Duncan Macmillan's critically-acclaimed “Every Brilliant Thing” in a brand-new third performance space at the Playhouse's South Loop location (2229 S. Michigan Ave.). (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROLChicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the highly anticipated return of the raucous and irreverent holiday tradition Q Brothers Christmas Carol to The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, in a limited engagement November 29a?"December 23, 2019. Created by Chicago hip hop sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax, and Pos) and developed with Creative Producer Rick Boynton, this wildly entertaining reinterpretation of the Charles Dickens classic mashes up hip hop with contemporary musical styles ranging from reggae and dancehall music, to dubstep and epic rock balladsa?"all underscored with beats spun live at the turntables by a DJ. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at the Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at the Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019

Take a trip back to the Renaissance with the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, previewing Wednesday, August 28th, opening Thursday, September 5th at 7:30 p.m., and closing Sunday, October 20th. Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, this hilarious smash hit tells the tale of two playwright brothers who are desperate to outshine Shakespeare and end up producing the first ever musical! Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Murder for Two and Shrek at Marriott Theatre; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet) returns to the Marriott Theatre to direct, along with musical direction by Jeff Award winnerRyan T. Nelson and choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez. (more...)

Writers Extends INTO THE WOODSWriters Extends INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, adds five performances to the run of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical masterpiece Into the Woods, directed by Gary Griffin. Into the Woods now runs through September 29, 2019 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. (more...)

BWW Review: Gary Griffin's Enchanting INTO THE WOODS at Writers TheatreBWW Review: Gary Griffin's Enchanting INTO THE WOODS at Writers Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Aug 24, 2019

Writers Theatre opens its 2019/20 season with INTO THE WOODS, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale mash-up, directed by Olivier Award-winning Sondheim interpreter Gary Griffin. Staged in the round in the larger of the Glencoe theater's two venues, Griffin makes the most of the intimate configuration to showcase his talented cast, a mix of Chicago veterans and younger talents. With impressive comedic instincts, dramatic acting chops, and vocal facility with Sondheim's difficult score, these are just the kind of people you'll want to get lost in a forest with for a couple of hours. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For SOMETHING ROTTEN!The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Take a trip back to the Renaissance with the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, previewing Wednesday, August 28th, opening Wednesday, September 4th at 7:30 p.m., and closing Sunday, October 20th. Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, this hilarious smash hit tells the tale of two playwright brothers who are desperate to outshine Shakespeare and end up producing the first ever musical! Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Murder for Two and Shrek at Marriott Theatre; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet) returns to the Marriott Theatre to direct, along with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson and choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez. (more...)

Windy City Playhouse Presents the Chicago Premiere of EVERY BRILLIANT THINGWindy City Playhouse Presents the Chicago Premiere of EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Windy City Playhouse will present the Chicago premiere of Duncan Macmillan's critically-acclaimed a?oeEvery Brilliant Thinga?? in a brand-new third performance space at the Playhouse's South Loop location (2229 S. Michigan Ave.). (more...)

Writers Theatre Opens 2019/20 Season with INTO THE WOODSWriters Theatre Opens 2019/20 Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2019/20 Season with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical masterpiece Into the Woods, directed by Gary Griffin.  (more...)

BWW Review: HOMEFREE at Commonwealth Theatre CenterBWW Review: HOMEFREE at Commonwealth Theatre Center
by Keith Waits - Jul 8, 2019

Every year, more than 2 million kids in America will face a period of homelessness. This from Covenant House, the largest privately funded provider in the Americas of shelter, food, immediate crisis care, and an array of other services to homeless and runaway youth. That is a pretty sobering statistic, even more so when you consider that the majority, if not all, of that 2 million struggles in silence, unseen. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Opens 45th s]Season with MOTHER OF THE MAIDNorthlight Theatre Opens 45th s]Season with MOTHER OF THE MAID
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, begins its 2019-2020 season with Mother of the Maid, written by Jane Anderson and directed by BJ Jones. Mother of the Maid runs September 12 - October 20, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8pm.   (more...)

Katie Toupin Releases Debut Solo Album 'Magnetic Moves'Katie Toupin Releases Debut Solo Album 'Magnetic Moves'
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Katie Toupin releases her debut solo album Magnetic Moves today across all music platforms via Symphonic Distribution. Magnetic Moves is Toupin's first full-length project since leaving acclaimed band Houndmouth in 2016. The L.A. based singer-songwriter also stars in the 'Magnetic Moves' music video released last month.  (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy PierChicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago Shakespeare's home on Navy Pier all summer long, July 6-August 25, 2019 with performances on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays-Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE Fascinates at Arizona Theatre CompanyBWW Review: THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE Fascinates at Arizona Theatre Company
by Timothy Shawver - May 29, 2019

With its spectacular American premiere production of playwright Andrew Bovell's THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE, Arizona Theatre Company might soon achieve its greatest impact on and thrust into the national theatre conversation. (more...)

Casa Mañana Presents THE PRODUCERSCasa Mañana Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Casa Mañana continues celebrating its 60th anniversary season, presented by Frank Kent Cadillac, with Mel Brooks' outrageous, in-your-face comedy The Producers. The show runs June 1-9, 2019. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: CTC Thrills with Production of Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICALBWW Review: CTC Thrills with Production of Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 14, 2019

Might children appear to be called maggots or miracles? What type of question could that possibly be? The famous British young adult author, Roald Dahl, fills his pages with chill and thrill inducing scenes that empower children to take themselves seriously and asks that very question of his readers. On the first May weekend, Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company (CTC) opened a production that began in London and then travelled to Broadway in their opening of Matilda the Musical, an adaptation of Roald Dahl's famous 1988 young adult novel. (more...)

Laurissa 'Lala' Romain Joins The All-Star Cast Of Spike Lee's Civil Rights Drama, SON OF THE SOUTHLaurissa 'Lala' Romain Joins The All-Star Cast Of Spike Lee's Civil Rights Drama, SON OF THE SOUTH
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2019

Laurissa “Lala” Romain, who has appeared in Chris Rock's Top Five, TBS' Are We There Yet and on Broadway in Roger's & Hammerstein's South Pacific, will make a cameo singing in Barry Alexander Brown's civil rights-era drama Son of the South, which has Spike Lee attached as an executive producer along with Brown. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Announces Free Summer 2019 TourChicago Shakespeare in the Parks Announces Free Summer 2019 Tour
by Sarah Hookey - May 1, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare TheaterBWW Review: HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 27, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Artistic Director Barbara Gaines has staged a HAMLET that captures both the universality of Shakespeare's language and the equally universal-but also profoundly personal-experience of grief for the title character. (more...)

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