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Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From the Chicago Premiere of WHISPER HOUSE at The  Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From the Chicago Premiere of WHISPER HOUSE at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Black Button Eyes Productions will¬†conclude its 2019-20 season of ‚ÄúGhost Stories‚ÄĚ with the Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE Photo Photo Flash: Black Button Eyes Productions Presents WHISPER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions¬†is pleased to conclude its 2019-20 season of ‚ÄúGhost Stories‚ÄĚ with¬†the Chicago premiere of¬†WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by¬†Duncan Sheik¬†(Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by¬†Kyle Jarrow¬†(Spongebob Squarepants¬†Musical),¬†with direction by Artistic Director¬†Ed Rutherford,¬†music direction by¬†Micky York¬†and choreography by¬†Derek Van Barham.¬†WHISPER HOUSE¬†will play¬†January 10 ‚Äď February 15, 2020¬†at¬†The Athenaeum Theatre¬†(Studio Two), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at¬†athenaeumtheatre.org,¬†by calling¬†(773) 935-6875¬†or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office.¬†

Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE Photo Casting Announced for Black Button Eyes Productions' WHISPER HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre Company Presents PROXY Photo Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre Company Presents PROXY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Underscore Theatre Company¬†is pleased to launch its 2019-20 season with the non-Equity world premiere of¬†PROXY¬†by¬†Alexander Sage Oyen, Rachel Franco and Austin Regan, a story of journalistic and personal integrity set to a punk rock score, directed by¬†Stephanie Rohr¬†with music direction by¬†T.J. Anderson.¬†PROXY¬†will play¬†October 20 ‚Äď November 24, 2019¬†at Underscore's newly-remodeled, permanent home,¬†The Understudy, 4609 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at¬†underscoretheatre.org.¬†

Underscore Theatre Co. Presents PROXY Photo Underscore Theatre Co. Presents PROXY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Underscore Theatre Company launches its 2019-20 season with the non-Equity world premiere of PROXY by Alexander Sage Oyen, Rachel Franco and Austin Regan, a story of journalistic and personal integrity set to a punk rock score, directed by Stephanie Rohr with music direction by T.J. Anderson. PROXY will play October 18 a?" November 24, 2019at Underscore's newly-remodeled, permanent home, The Understudy, 4609 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood.

Casting Announced For Underscore Theatre's PROXY Photo Casting Announced For Underscore Theatre's PROXY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Underscore Theatre Company announces casting for its non-Equity world premiere of PROXY by Alexander Sage Oyen, Rachel Franco and Austin Regan, a story of journalistic and personal integrity set to a punk rock score, directed by Stephanie Rohr with music direction by T.J. Anderson.

BWW Review: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET with Black Button Eyes Productions at Stage 7 Photo BWW Review: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET with Black Button Eyes Productions at Stage 773
by Emily McClanathan - Jul 22, 2019

Dave Malloy's staged song cycle GHOST QUARTET is a madcap romp through seven centuries of mythology, folk tales, gothic horror stories, murder ballads, and more. Described in the lyrics as a 'circular story,' the nonlinear plot follows four friends through interweaving stories that include two sisters in a murderous love triangle, a modern-day subway platform homicide, and retellings of Arabian Nights and Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher. Malloy's musical influences are as eclectic as his literary sources, and fans will recognize many of the styles present in his best-known work, the Tony Award-winning NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.  

Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Brown Paper Box Co. concludes their 2018/2019 season with their Jeff Recommended production of Little Women the Musical running now through February 9, 2019 at Strawdog Theatre. Tickets and information can be found by visiting www.BrownPaperBox.org.

LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Offers Free Tickets To Furloughed Federal Employees Photo LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Offers Free Tickets To Furloughed Federal Employees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Brown Paper Box Co. is supporting the hundreds of federal workers In and around Chicago currently furloughed as a result of the government shutdown.

Composers Now Celebrates Festival Opening & Announces Expanded Programming Photo Composers Now Celebrates Festival Opening & Announces Expanded Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Composers Now empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices, and honors the significance of their contributions to our society. On Thursday, January 31 @ 7:00, the 10th annual Composers Now Festival opens at The National Opera Center's Marc A. Scorca Hall in Manhattan.

Cast Announced For Chicago Storefront Premiere Of LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL Photo Cast Announced For Chicago Storefront Premiere Of LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Following their Jeff Award Recommended run of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' regional premiere of EVERYBODY, Brown Paper Box Co. concludes their 2018/2019 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of Little Women the Musical running January 11-February 9, 2019 at Strawdog Theatre Company.

Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16 Photo Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Due to popular demand, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit, is pleased to announce two additional weeks of performances of its hit musical HAYMARKET, extending through Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre's Hit Musical HAYMARKET Transfers to Theater Wit for  Photo Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre's Hit Musical HAYMARKET Transfers to Theater Wit for Additional Four Weeks Of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Following a successful five-week run at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit is pleased to announce a transfer and extension of its hit musical HAYMARKET, the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket riot. HAYMARKET will play an additional four weeks of performances featuring the full original cast from August 3 - September 2, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Photo Flash: Undercore Theatre & The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET Photo Photo Flash: Undercore Theatre & The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre are pleased to present an all-new staging of the Jeff Award-nominated Best New Musical HAYMARKET (formerly Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook) the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre. With book, music and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser and David Kornfeld, the actors accompany themselves to the stirring folk-infused score. Having spent the last two years workshopping the show, the authors alongside director Nick Thornton and musical director Robert Ollis have crafted an all-new theatrical experience - creating new songs, overhauling the book, and like the union workers from the show, building on a strong foundation.

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET Photo Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre Present HAYMARKET
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Underscore Theatre and The Den Theatre are pleased to present an all-new staging of the Jeff Award-nominated Best New Musical HAYMARKET (formerly Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook) the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket massacre. With book, music and lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser and David Kornfeld, the actors accompany themselves to the stirring folk-infused score. Having spent the last two years workshopping the show, the authors alongside director Nick Thornton and musical director Robert Ollis have crafted an all-new theatrical experience - creating new songs, overhauling the book, and like the union workers from the show, building anew.

Brown Paper Box Co. Announces 2018/2019 Season Photo Brown Paper Box Co. Announces 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Following their Jeff Recommended run of They're Playing Our Song and the Chicago Reader Recommended Speech & Debate, Brown Paper Box Co. is proud to announce its 2018/2019 season. With an exciting regional premiere fresh out of New York - cast by lottery each night live on stage, a Chicago storefront chamber musical premiere, a new cabaret at Mary's Attic in Andersonville, and a Spring 2019 Special Event to be announced soon, BPBCo.'s upcoming season has a little bit of something for everyone & everybody.

Photo Flash: First Look at Underscore Theatre's CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized M Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Underscore Theatre's CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2017-18 Season with the world premiere of with CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody), an irreverent, rock-infused send-up of Stephen King's iconic horror film Carrie and its subsequent spin-off The Rage: Carrie 2, featuring a book, music and lyrics by Preston Max Allen.

Casting Announced for Underscore Theatre's CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musica Photo Casting Announced for Underscore Theatre's CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody), an irreverent, rock-infused send-up of Stephen King's iconic horror film Carrie and its subsequent spin-off The Rage: Carrie 2, featuring a book, music and lyrics by Preston M. Allen.

Underscore Theatre Co. Announces 2017-18 Season and Full Line-Up for 4th CHICAGO MUSI Photo Underscore Theatre Co. Announces 2017-18 Season and Full Line-Up for 4th CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody).

Photo Flash: New Shots from Black Button Eyes Productions' SHOCKHEADER PETER Photo Photo Flash: New Shots from Black Button Eyes Productions' SHOCKHEADER PETER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Black Button Eyes Productions presents the Chicago storefront premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER, the silly and sinister musical based on Heinrich Hoffmann's popular German children's book The Struwwelpeter. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by T.J. Anderson and choreography by Derek Van Barham, SHOCKHEADED PETER was created for the stage by Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott with original music and lyrics by The Tiger Lillies. SHOCKHEADED PETER plays now through September 16, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a new selection of production photos from the show below!

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