VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBSVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city's wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. Hosted by four-time Grammy-winning soprano Renée Fleming, the multi-genre concert special features performances by Fleming, Tony-winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco, three-time Grammy-winning folk legend John Prine, Grammy-winning pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), Grammy-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling and many more in a celebration of Chicago's rich and diverse vocal music legacy. (more...)

Video: Northwestern Alumni Heather Headley, Brian d'Arcy James, and More Prep COMMFEST 2018Video: Northwestern Alumni Heather Headley, Brian d'Arcy James, and More Prep COMMFEST 2018
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2018

Dozens of stars from the entertainment world and as many as 3,000 alumni and friends of the school will gather April 20 and 21, when the School of Communication at Northwestern University hosts CommFest 2018, the school's most ambitious, high-wattage reunion gathering to date. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory GardensBWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now through November 12, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Clips of Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2016

Goodman Theatre presents Mary Zimmerman's revival of Wonderful Town, extending the show through October 23. Featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians, the Goodman production of Leonard Bernstein's whimsical love letter to Manhattan marks the first major revival in more than 10 years.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at new clips of the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comdenand Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 at Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More in Highlights of WONDERFUL TOWN at Goodman Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2016

The cast and creative team is set for Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN - Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Joseph Fieldsand Jerome Chodorov.  Watch highlights of the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of André De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P.
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by Broadway and Chicago star Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson and Dennis Zacek. The cast also includes Kimberly Lawson and Donica Lynn. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Performances from Porchlight's DREAMGIRLS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present DREAMGIRLS, book and lyrics by Tom Eyen, music by Henry Krieger. This production is directed and choreographed by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier and music directed by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, now through May 22, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld brings you performances from the production below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Marriott Theatre's SISTER ACT with Stephanie Umoh & Hollis Resnik
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2016

Chicagoland audiences will rejoice with The Marriott Theatre's first mainstage production of their 2016 Subscription Season, the heavenly Broadway musical comedy, SISTER ACT, currently in previews and opening February 17 for a run through April 3 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch 'What the World Needs is People Like Me' from CST's RIDE THE CYCLONE
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the U.S. premiere of RIDE THE CYCLONE, a new musical with a refreshingly offbeat twist from Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, directed and choreographed by multiple Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell. Originating as a cult classic cabaret piece in Canada, this dark musical comedy is was further developed with Chicago Shakespeare Creative Producer Rick Boynton for its American debut, presented in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare this fall. Click below to watch Tiffany Tatreau and the cast perform 'What the World Needs is People Like Me' from the musical! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of CST's RIDE THE CYCLONE
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the U.S. premiere of Ride the Cyclone, a new musical with a refreshingly offbeat twist from Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, directed and choreographed by multiple Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell. Originating as a cult classic cabaret piece in Canada, this dark musical comedy is being further developed with Chicago Shakespeare Creative Producer Rick Boynton for its highly anticipated American debut, presented in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, September 29-November 8, 2015.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Writers Theatre's DAYS LIKE TODAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, inspired by the plays of Charles L. Mee with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. Check out highlights of the show below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, The Merry Wives of Windsor is an energetic romp with the loveable rouge Sir John Falstaff, performed by Scott Jaeck, as he charms and conspires against the townspeople of Windsor, only to be outsmarted by Mistress Page and Mistress Ford, performed by Kelli Foxand Heidi Kettenring. The Merry Wives of Windsor is nonw running in CST's Courtyard Theater through January 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK at the Goodman Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2013

Goodman Theatre's world premiere of The Jungle Book began previews on June 21 (opening night is July 1) and, with a second extension week just added, now runs through August 11. We've got a first look at scenes from the production below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Adrian Aguliar, Susie McMonagle and More in Highlights of Porchlight's PAL JOEY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2013

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Pal Joey, book by John O'Hara, music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, April 20 - May 26, at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Jim DeSelm, Mary Ernster and More in Court Theatre's THE DEAD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2012

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present James Joyce's "The Dead," with book by Richard Nelson, music by Shaun Davey, lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey, and directed by Charles Newell with musical direction by Doug Peck. "The Dead" is running through December 9, 2012 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Raena White and More at Marriott Theatre's DREAMGIRLS Party
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2012

DREAMGIRLS, the smash Broadway musical turned hit movie, runs through October 28 at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, Ill. Check out interviews with the cast at the opening night party below! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Porchlight Music Theatre's A CLASS ACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 4, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 18th season with the Chicago premiere of A Class Act, September 1 - October 7, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at DREAMGIRLS at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2012

DREAMGIRLS, the smash Broadway musical turned hit movie is currently running at The Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, Ill.) through October 28, 2012. Check out the video below of scenes from the show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Marriott Theatre's 42ND STREET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2011

The song and tap extravaganza 42nd STREET previews March 30th, opens April 10th and runs through May 29th at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. The Broadway production of 42nd STREET won the Tony Award for Best Musical and Choreography in 1980, and Best Revival in 2001. The Marriott Theatre's production will feature Direction and Musical Staging by 2010 Jeff Award winner Rachel Rockwell, Choreography by 2010 Jeff Award winner Tammy Mader, with Musical Direction by multi-Jeff Award winner Doug Peck. (more...)