Stephen Schellhardt News

 
Bio:
Stephen Schellhardt – actor, singer, dancer, director and, well, versatile theatre artist – was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Chicago. He grew up immersed in the performing arts and became active at a young age in Chicago’s incredible theatre community. Stephen attended ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Stephen Schellhardt – actor, singer, dancer, director and, well, versatile theatre artist – was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Chicago. He grew up immersed in the performing arts and became active at a young age in Chicago’s incredible theatre community. Stephen attended ... (read more)
BoHo Theatre 2020 Season Will Feature FALSETTOS, WAIT UNTIL DARK and More BoHo Theatre 2020 Season Will Feature FALSETTOS, WAIT UNTIL DARK and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

BoHo Theatre has announced its 16th season, featuring fresh looks at a pair of classic stories. BoHo's 2020 season will feature the musical FALSETTOS by William Finn and James Lapine, followed by Jeffrey Hatcher's new adaptation of Frederick Knott's riveting thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK. BoHo will also continue its partnership with Northwestern University's Next Step Program by staging a reading of a new play by student Nate Hollander. (more...)

Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations. (more...)

Cast Announced for BoHo's BIG FISH Cast Announced for BoHo's BIG FISH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

BoHo Theatre closes out its 2019 season with BIG FISH, the imaginative and moving musical by Andrew Lippa and John August, directed by BoHo Theatre Artistic Director Stephen Schellhardt. BoHo brings its trademark attention to character and relationships to this intimately staged tale of a larger-than-life storyteller and his fraught relationship with his only son. (more...)

Cast Announced For BoHo's BRIGHT STAR Cast Announced For BoHo's BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

BoHo Theatre begins its 2019 season with BRIGHT STAR, a new musical by playwright Steve Martin and musician Edie Brickell, directed by Ericka Mac. This production marks the company's first as a resident company at Lincoln Park's Greenhouse Theater Center and also the first under new artistic director Stephen Schellhardt. BRIGHT STAR was nominated for five Tony Awards and called "a shining achievement" by THE NEW YORK TIMES. It received a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music and Outer Critics Circles Awards for Outstanding New Broadway Musical and Outstanding Score. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE at Porchlight Music Theatre BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE at Porchlight Music Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 2, 2019

Though the D'Ysquiths may be felled one by one in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, nothing can stop Matt Crowle from stealing the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porghlight Celebrates Opening Night of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Photo Flash: Porghlight Celebrates Opening Night of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre's production of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder has been extended through Saturday, March 16  at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder stars Matt Crowle and features music by Stephen Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, and a Tony Award-winning book by Robert L. Freedman, is directed and choreographed by Stephen Schellhardt and music directed by Andra Velis Simon. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Announces Directors for 2019 Season BoHo Theatre Announces Directors for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

BoHo Theatre announces the directors for its upcoming 2019 season, its first as a resident theatre at the Greenhouse Theater Center in Lincoln Park. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Crew For A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Crew For A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season continues with 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, January 25 - March 10, 2019 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. (more...)

The 88th Annual Waa-Mu Show Announces Theme, New Writing Process The 88th Annual Waa-Mu Show Announces Theme, New Writing Process
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Northwestern University's Waa-Mu Show announces its 88th annual production "For the Record." The entirely student written and orchestrated musical follows a journalist as she embarks on a project to chronicle the lives of three of history's most incredible, and nearly forgotten, women. (more...)

Imagine U Set To Make Young Imaginations Soar With 2018-2019 Season Imagine U Set To Make Young Imaginations Soar With 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

A purple crayon wielding adventurer, a dancing beagle and an intrepid young aviator will fuel a season of stories for young audiences when Northwestern University's 2018-2019 Imagine U season lifts off Sept. 29 at the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Porchlight Music Theatre's August 20 Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals Fundraiser Photo Flash: Inside Porchlight Music Theatre's August 20 Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre welcomed a sold out crowd at the 13th Annual Chicago Sings concert fundraiser; Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals, held Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, direction by Keely Vasquez, music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Beckie Menzie, stage management by Jake Allen Miller and sound design Robert Hornbostel. Monday's event was the company's most successful Chicago Sings to date. Sales from this one-night-only performance benefit Porchlight Music Theatre's youth educational and community outreach programming raising more than $54,000. (more...)

Wirtz Center Unveils 2018-2019 Season Of Theater, Dance And Film Wirtz Center Unveils 2018-2019 Season Of Theater, Dance And Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Award-winning American musicals, bold interpretations of "Jane Eyre" and "Mary Stuart" and a timeless story of a boy and his purple crayon are among the highlights of Northwestern University's Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts' 2018-2019 season. (more...)

BoHo Announces 2019 Season BoHo Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce its 15th Anniversary season under the leadership of incoming Artistic Director Stephen Schellhardt. The company's 2019 season will include a trio of stories focusing on characters in search of human connections. "These three shows are stories that need to be told now, by BoHo," Schellhardt says. "Experiencing these shows in an intimate space, which is one of BoHo's signature strengths, will help illuminate the central stories and human relationships." Schellhardt has also signaled BoHo's continuing commitment to being an incubator for diverse, up-and-coming Chicago talent by creating safe, supportive artistic environments for our artists to experiment and grow. With these goals in mind, BoHo Theatre's 2019 season will feature Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass musical BRIGHT STAR, the intimate thriller THE RIVER by Jez Butterworth; and the whimsical and imaginative musical BIG FISH by Andrew Lippa and John August. (more...)

BoHo Announces Stephen Schellhardt as New Artistic Director BoHo Announces Stephen Schellhardt as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

BoHo Theatre has announced that Stephen Schellhardt will become BoHo's new Artistic Director beginning next season, which will begin in early 2019. Schellhardt has been the Artistic Associate with the company since 2015. He assumes the position from outgoing Artistic Director Peter Marston Sullivan, who will remain with BoHo as the new Artistic Associate. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Chicago Sings 2018 Porchlight Announces Chicago Sings 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 13th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals, Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, directed by Keely Vasquez and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Beckie Menzie. (more...)

Boho Theatre Presents LANDSCAPE OF THE HEART, A Valentine's Day Cabaret Boho Theatre Presents LANDSCAPE OF THE HEART, A Valentine's Day Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce LANDSCAPE OF THE HEART, a one-night only cabaret on Monday, February 12, at Stage 773. This intimate night of songs and stories will explore love in all its many forms, including love of self, love of community, love of family, love of others. BoHo's artists will be singing and telling stories about their own personal experiences with love, shining a light on the unconventional ways we all find courage and hope in these difficult times. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Starts 23rd Season with CHICAGO SINGS: SINATRA AND THE RAT PACK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

BWW TV: Move It, Move It! with Highlights from MADAGASCAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is presenting the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, now through August 27, 2017. Rachel Rockwell takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MADAGASCAR " A Musical Adventure Comes to Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the summer family musical production Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, July 13-August 27, 2017. Based on the DreamWorks Animation motion picture, this wild and wacky musical is written by Kevin Del Aguila-the Emmy Award-winning writer of the animated PBS hit Peg Cat-with original music and lyrics by creative duo George Noriega and Joel Someillan, who have developed music for popular children's series, including Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 12th Annual CHICAGO SINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

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