'Altar Boyz' Extends at Chicago's Drury Lane thru Jan 2008
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2007

By popular demand, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical comedy, Altar Boyz, will continue on at Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, in Chicago, through January 6, 2008. The new block of tickets, priced from $45 to $55, will go on-sale Friday, October 12 at 10AM via the Drury Lane Water Tower Place Box Office. (more...)

'An Altar Boyz Christmas' Concert Dec.17 Benefits BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2007

The Chicago cast of the hit musical Altar Boyz will host 'An Altar Boyz Christmas,' a one-night-only holiday concert, at 200 East on Chestnut, located in the landmark Seneca Hotel at 200 East Chestnut St. in Chicago, Monday, December 17 at 7PM. This star-studded event will feature cast members from Jersey Boys and Wicked, with all proceeds benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

'Altar Boyz' Extends in Chicago thru March 2, 2008
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2007

The hit musical Altar Boyz, will continue performances in its home at Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, in Chicago, through March 2, 2008. The new block of tickets, priced from $45 to $55, will go on-sale Friday, December 7 (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Altar Boyz' Chicago Celebrates 100th Show
by BWW - Jan 5, 2008

The Chicago cast of Altar Boyz celebrated their 100th performance at Drury Lane Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St.) on Thursday, January 3, 2008. Altar Boyz is now playing in Chicago through March 2, 2008. (more...)

Open Casting Call for 'Altar Boyz' in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2008

Producers are seeking young men, ages 19-25, for the Chicago production of the award-winning musical comedy Altar Boyz, now playing at Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St. in Chicago. All potential 'boyz' must have strong pop vocals, solid hip-hop dance ability, and excellent comedic instincts. Open auditions will be held at Lou Conte Dance Studio, 1147 W. Jackson St., Studio C, on Friday, February 1. 2008 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (more...)

'Altar Boyz' Chicago Announces Final Extension thru March 30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2008

The hit musical Altar Boyz, announces final extension at Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, in Chicago, now through March 30, 2008. (more...)

'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' at Drury Lane Oakbrook
by Chicago News Desk - May 20, 2008

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Ain't Misbehavin' comes to Goodman Theatre
by Chicago News Desk - Jun 28, 2008

Thirty years after its Tony Award-winning world premiere, Ain't Misbehavin'comes to Goodman Theatre in a brand new production. (more...)

'Ain't Misbehavin' Is A Rollicking Goodman Time
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 1, 2008

That roar you heard in Chicago's Loop Monday evening, June 30th, was the enthusiastic opening night audience at the Goodman Theatre, where the volcanic excitement generated by a summertime, homegrown production of the 'Fats' Waller musical 'Ain't Misbehavin' will very nearly blow the roof off the place for the next month or so. (more...)

'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' To Be Presented At Drury In Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2008

The most successful rock 'n' roll musical of all time, playing to over 20 million delirious fans, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, will be presented at Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611. Following its sold out run at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, the production will preview September 10 and run through November 2. First seen in London's West End in 1989, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, has since toured the world and continues to prove how irresistible Buddy Holly's songs and style still remain today. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Presents Best Buddies & Buddy Holly B-day
by Chicago News Desk - Aug 21, 2008

Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place will pair up with the Best Buddies of Illinois organization to celebrate the anniversary of the birthday of popular singer and songwriter Buddy Holly on September 10th, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Following the performance of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Best Buddies Illinois will join the cast for a meet and greet and to help Justin Berkobien, who stars as 'Buddy' blow out the candles on his birthday cake. (more...)

Special family four pack for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story!
by Chicago News Desk - Sep 29, 2008

The most successful rock 'n' roll musical of all time, playing to over 20 million delirious fans, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, is now offering a special family four pack for families with at least one child under the age of 16. The four pack of tickets costs $100 and must be purchased at least 48 hours in advance of the showtime. The family four pack may be redeemed by in person or by phone by calling the Drury Lane Water Tower Box Office at 312.642.2000. The tickets are subject to availability and not available on previous purchased tickets. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is currently running at Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611 through November 2 following its sold out run at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

BAH-HUMBUG! A CHRISTMAS CAROL BEGINS NOVEMBER 21
by Chicago News Desk - Nov 14, 2008

Consistently included among the Midwest's top-tier holiday events, Goodman Theatre's annual production of A Christmas Carol returns for its 31st season. Guided by sixteen years of experience with the production, Chicago actor/director William Brown returns to direct Tom Creamer's adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella for his third consecutive year. (more...)

ATC Closes 24th Season With HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH 4/9-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2009

American Theater Company (ATC) closes its highly successful Season 24 with a new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, text by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli with musical direction by Malcolm Ruhl. The production will run April 9 - May 17, 2009 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago. Press opening is Monday, April 13, 2009 at 7 p.m. (more...)

ATC Closes 24th Season With HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH 4/9-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2009

American Theater Company (ATC) closes its highly successful Season 24 with a new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, text by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli with musical direction by Malcolm Ruhl. The production will run April 9 - May 17, 2009 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago. Press opening is Monday, April 13, 2009 at 7 p.m. (more...)

ATC's 'HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH' Extends Thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2009

American Theater Company announces the addition of new performance dates for its hit production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli. The production has added four performances and is extended through May 31, 2009 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron in Chicago. (more...)

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Music Revue Previews 5/28 At Drury Lane Oakbrook
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2009

The popular Rock ?n' Roll, Country and Blue Grass music revue, PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, will preview May 28, open June 4 and run through August 2 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. (more...)

PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Previews 5/28, Brings Rock 'n' Roll, Country Music To IL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2009

The popular Rock ?n' Roll, Country and Blue Grass music revue, PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, will preview May 28, open June 4 and run through August 2 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. (more...)

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Previews 5/28 & Opens 6/4 At Drury Lane Oakbrook
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009

The popular Rock ?n' Roll, Country and Blue Grass music revue, PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, will preview May 28, open June 4 and run through August 2 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. (more...)

PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Music Revue Previews 5/28 At Drury Lane Oakbrook
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

The popular Rock ?n' Roll, Country and Blue Grass music revue, PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, will preview May 28, open June 4 and run through August 2 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL. (more...)