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Broadway-Bound SIX & More Earn Nominations For The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Photo 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.

Drury Lane Opens 2019-2020 Season With The Regional Premiere Of MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo Drury Lane Opens 2019-2020 Season With The Regional Premiere Of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre opens its 2019/2020 season with the Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, with book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale. Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of MAMMA MIA! at Drury Lane? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of MAMMA MIA! at Drury Lane?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Here we go again at Drury Theatre in Chicago where MAMMA MIA! is playing through April 14, 2019.

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Opens At Drury Lane Theatre Photo Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Opens At Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. 

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At MAMMA MIA! at the Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 20182019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA! Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Drury Lane Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For MAMMA MIA! Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bj rn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and choreographed by Jane Lanier with music direction by Roberta Duchak. Mamma Mia! runs February 7 April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Drury Lane Theatre Concludes 2018/2019 Season With MAMMA MIA! Photo Drury Lane Theatre Concludes 2018/2019 Season With MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 season with the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and runs February 7 - April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. Check out clips in the video below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND TH Photo VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo VIDEO: Get Up Close With The Costumes Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals Of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre's Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Get a first look at the cast in rehearsals!

The 50th Jeff Awards Honor Four Theatres Over 50 Photo The 50th Jeff Awards Honor Four Theatres Over 50
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Jeff Awards will celebrate its 50th anniversary by presenting four Special Awards to theatres thriving after more than 50 years at the 50th Annual Equity Jeff Awards on Monday, October 22 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL.  These four award-winning theatres laid their Chicago foundations in drama, comedy, and musical theatre more than half a century ago and have endured to this day. The 2018 recipients are Goodman Theatre (1925), Drury Lane Productions (1949), Court Theatre (1955), and The Second City (1959). Collectively, they have received more than 1,400 nominations and 350 awards, dating back to the first ceremony.

Drury Lane Announces BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Casting Photo Drury Lane Announces BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Casting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Drury Lane Theatre Presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Drury Lane Theatre Presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2018/2019 season with Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, and direction by Alan Souza. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 Season Photo MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the complete lineup of its 20192020 season, including two award-winning Regional Theatre premieres-the imaginative Matilda, based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, and the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris. The thrilling season also includes the revival of the exhilarating The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel; the magical musical for all ages Mary Poppins; and Agatha Christie's edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None. The season runs April 2018-March 2019 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre Announces The Summer Series Photo The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre Announces The Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre announces The Summer Series featuring some of Chicago's top cabaret artists in unforgettable limited engagements at Drury Lane's intimate Cabaret Room. The Summer Series will include performances by Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello (August 3 and 4), Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael (August 17 and 18), and Joan Curto (August 24 and 25). Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre located at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

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