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A Tale of Two Cities - Chicago

Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

“Recalled to life!” Charles Dickens’ famous epic novel of the French Revolution comes to the stage in this thrillingly ingenious adaptation of the moving and exciting story of Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay, the English lawyer and French aristocrat caught up inextricably in the violence and bloodshed of the Revolution.


Chicago Theatre

( Chicago, IL)
175 N. State Street
Chicago, IL
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021
The White Plains Performing Arts Center has announced the cast for its upcoming Mainstage production of Masquerade: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, playing October 8-24.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021
Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival continues with A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2020
Hale Centre Theatre (HCT) presents the rock 'n' roll musical Million Dollar Quartet on the Young Living Centre Stage now through Oct. 24 at the Mountain America Performing Arts Centre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020
Beginning this month, Goodspeed Musicals will offer robust performing arts education and training programs for students 7 years of age and older - all from the comfort and safety of home.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 19, 2021
The dreamy looking, creamy voiced Jeremy Stolle will play Birdland Theater for two nights with NO MORE TALK OF DARKNESS.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Yesterday, September 16, he chatted with the stars of FOX's Filthy Rich, Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival returns this fall with Nine Day Wonder and A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 16, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 16 (12pm ET), as he chats with the stars of FOX's Filthy Rich, Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020
American Repertory Theater has announced virtual Fall 2020 Programming including the Civically Speaking discussion series; the Behind the Scenes series; and Kidding Around family programming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020
American Repertory Theater has announced today details about the first three events in the theater's new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, composers, and choreographers who are making work at the A.R.T.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
The Washington Stage Guild will return to the stage with a masterwork by one of the modern theatre’s most important figures: My Children! My Africa!, the great South African playwright Athol Fugard’s meditation on education and its role in the struggle for justice, along with its sad limits in a culture of oppression and bigotry.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021
Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival continues with A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy. Performances will run Thursday, October 21 at 7:30 pm, Friday, October 22 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, October 23 at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, October 24 at 2:00pm.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2021
A Tale of Two Cities Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy, written and directed by Craig Fols, is an unconventional version of Charles Dickens’ classic, as re-enacted by two brothers played by Ezra Barnes (Avery Lovejoy) and Michael Gabriel Goodfriend, (Bunce Lovejoy). 
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2020
Quentin Garzón has released his latest cover, of 'Feed Me (Git It)' from Little Shop of Horrors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announced today its #GivingTuesday lineup of free artistic and engagement activities for A.R.T. supporters and theater lovers of all ages.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 9, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually! This entry features Students From Syracuse, Notre Dame, ECU, and More!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2021
Royal & Derngate Northampton and Fiery Angel has announced that their co-production of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None will open in the venue's Derngate auditorium in September, directed by Lucy Bailey and designed by Mike Britton, as part of the 2021 Made in Northampton season. Details of the UK tour will be announced later this spring. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2020
The Washington Trust Company, a longtime supporter of Trinity Rep recently committed to sponsoring the theater's Facebook Live show, a?oeYour Half Hour Call with Curt Columbus.a?? 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 21, 2020
Today is all about dads, and we're celebrating Father's Day 2020 in a very Broadway way. Below, check out some of the greatest paternal showtunes of all time, including happy songs to fathers, sad songs from fathers, and even some fatherly advice.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2020
The professional non-profit theatre Centenary Stage Company has announced its 2020/21 season.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 9, 2020
Today (July 9) in live streaming: The Public Theater premieres The Line, Bernadette Peters visits Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 4, 2020
Hale Centre Theatre has quietly reopened in Sandy with a fanciful, high caliber new production of MARY POPPINS to fill the void of blockbuster musical theatre. Without fanfare, the non-profit theatre announced its production plans for the remainder of the 2020 season, while also revealing an ambitious 2021 season. Attending the production, for those willing to comply with the essential health precautions and who feel comfortable and safe doing so, will help support Hale Centre Theatre's efforts to keep large-scale musical theatre alive at this difficult time.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021
To launch the project today, two singles from  the album are being released: Rachel Portman’s prologue to A Tale of Two Cities featuring Judi Dench and White Lies’ prologue to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof featuring Amanda Seyfried, both of which are available now!
by Lauren Yarger - Jul 15, 2020
Three excerpts from plays about women who forged the way for the 19th Amendment on the anniversary of its passage sponsored by the CT Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women.
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 3, 2021
It is nearly impossible for Hale Centre Theatre to surpass its 2011 regional premiere of A TALE OF TWO CITIES, which is still a theatre-going highlight for many who were lucky enough to attend. However, its stunning new production of the show has much to recommend it, with bold imagery, meaningful moments, and haunting performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
According to Robert Wagner: 'ALL OF MY FRIENDS is a celebration of people who don't even have a voice, much less a voice that can be silenced. Every line and couplet in ALL OF MY FRIENDS speaks specifically about very real people in my past who have resided in a voiceless and silent community,'
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2020
On Thursday night, December 10, Broadway fans will have a new reason to rejoice. That's because NBC is celebrating the holidays with a special tribute to Broadway with a two-hour special- One Night Only: The Best of Broadway. 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its lineup of Winter classes featuring classes catered to families, theater lovers, students, adults and emerging theater artists. The Voices of Now Mead Ensemble for young artists will begin this winter, meeting virtually to contribute to a new original film. Just in time for the holidays, this robust line of programming has something for everyone and makes the perfect unique gift for the theater lover in your family.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2020
Pioneer Theatre Company will launch two festive holiday concerts online as part of its month-long celebration, 'Let It Show! PTC's Perfectly Pandemic Productions.' The online concerts are titled 'HOME FOR THE HOLIDAY' and 'LET YOUR HEART BE LIGHT.'
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2020
The Last Five Years will play at the world famous outdoor Minack Theatre in Cornwall from 15th a?" 19th September.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts hosted a star-studded celebration of Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winning designer and director Tony Walton.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
West Valley Arts will present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, September 9th-October 2nd, 2021 at the West Valley Performing Arts Center.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2020
A new Zoom presentation of a?oeThe Telephone Houra?? from Bye Bye Birdie, featuring over 50 performers, will premiere today!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2021
Three new artists will join Trinity Repertory Company's resident company in the 2021-22 Season. Tatyana-Marie Carlo, Rachel Christopher, and Taavon Gamble have each worked with Trinity Rep for many years and will take on a more active role with the organization by joining the company. They will contribute as actors, directors, choreographers, and educators. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
Broadway Records announced today the release of the world premiere recording of MY MARCELLO, a new musical based on the motion picture For Roseanna by Saul Turtletaub. With music by Rosabella Gregory, lyrics by Dina Gregory and book by Corey Brunish, the recording features performances by two-time Tony Award winner Santino Fontana and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020
Casting has been announced for The Last Five Years at the Minack Theatre! The cast will be led by Emma Kingston as Cathy and Waylon Jacobs as Jamie.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced The Devil is in the Details—A Tribute to Tony Walton on Thursday, August 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. live and in-person at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021
Broadway Records announced today the release of the world premiere recording of MY MARCELLO. With music by Rosabella Gregory, lyrics by Dina Gregory and book by Corey Brunish, the recording features performances by two-time Tony Award winner Santino Fontana, two-time Tony Award nominated Laura Osnes, and more.
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 10, 2020
CT Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Votes for Women with Play Excerpts
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Apr 9, 2021
One play changed my perspective on Shakespeare, theatre and the part that race plays in our creative and popular culture.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announced the ten winning monologues from their Isolated But Open - Voices From Across The Shutdown initiative. Filmed performances of the monologues are available now for free on Papatango's website (, alongside the publication of each monologue as a free online PDF by Nick Hern Books.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2021
On Thursday, May 6th, 2021, at 8PM, the Rand Family and many popular and talented Broadway performers invite you to “plug in for PH” as they shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 6th annual “Breathless on Broadway” in celebration of WORLD PH DAY. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2020
Today, we're checking in with Rhode Island's Trinity Rep, with Kate Brandt, Director of Marketing & Communications.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 11, 2021
Wichita residents are ready to go back to the theater and hear some great music, and Jeremy Stolle is just what the doctor ordered.
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 10, 2021
The only production of LES MISERABLES currently playing anywhere in the world is the one on Hale Centre Theatre’s Centre Stage--an all-out spectacle with burnished visuals and vocals. Scene after scene amazes the audience with its artistry, lush lighting reminiscent of stained glass, and immense scale. This is quite possibly one of the most spectacular productions of LES MISERABLES ever staged.