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A Tale of Two Cities - Chicago Tickets, News, Info & More

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.

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Premiere
Run Type: Limited Run
Market: Chicago
Previews: January 31, 2006
Closing: March 04, 2006

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022
Opera at Florham celebrates 40 years of continuous music with tributes to founders Charles Del Rosso, Violetta DuPont, and Steve DeMaio. Enjoy a sit-down dinner and a performance by Soprano Alexandra Razskazoff, Mezzo-Soprano Shanley Horvitz, Tenor Frederick Schlick, Baritone Matthew Ciuffitelli, and acclaimed accompanist Mary Pinto. Matthew and Frederick are fan favorites at Opera at Florham, and Alexandra and Shanley are winners of recent Opera at Florham vocal competitions.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022
Imagine This Productions has announced the 136 films and 17 screenplays named as finalists for 2022 Imagine This Women's International Film Festival (ITWIFF), which will be presented in a hybrid format in New York from Sept. 23 to Oct. 2, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces two virtual Audition Technique and Protocol Workshops, which will be presented by longtime casting director Jamibeth Margolis on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 7pm-9pm and by agent Valerie Adami and casting director Bob Kale on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 7pm-9pm over Zoom.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company will present a special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance, the Tony Award-winning musical adapted by Rupert Holmes, with music by Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W.S. Gilbert and direction by Scott Ellis. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022
TheaterWorksUSA new, 60-minute production of The Lightning Thief: Theatre for Young Audiences Edition will perform in New York City before heading out on its quest around the country. Performing two shows only on October 1, 3 PM and 7 PM at Five Angels Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
Ann Kittredge will return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street – between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm with her Musical Director Christopher Denny (piano), Sean Harkness (guitar), Mary Ann McSweeney (bass), Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests Robbie Kondor and Steve Ross.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the Special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance. The concert will be taking place on Monday, October 17, 2022 at the American Airlines Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022
The programme features two world-firsts: the world premiere of British-Romanian activist collective BEZNĂ Theatre's striking montage of dissent and solidarity with wipe these tears, and the very first use of an energy-generating dance floor in theatre from Pigfoot Theatre's CPT-commissioned Hot In Here.
by Jason Davis - Oct 25, 2022
What did our critic think of A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Cavod Theatre? A most unique experience was had at the Cavod Theatre. This family-centered Christian organization develops shows to not only support their ministry, but to provide opportunities for the community to come together and support one another. A Tale of Two Cities took an interesting approach that I had never seen before. The director uses local community members to support a handful of professional actors. In doing so, the audience members get both sweet performances from young talent as well as powerful moments from experienced artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022
Amas Musical Theatre and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, in association with Jeremiah James and Rashad V. Chambers, will present developmental lab readings of It Happened In Key West in the Elaine Castilla Orbach Studio at The Theater Center. There will be two performances: Thursday, October 27th at 2:00 and Friday, October 28th at 1:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present acclaimed vocalist Carole J. Bufford in the New York debut of her concert “Vintage Pop!” for a special six-show run from Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11, with performances each night at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022
The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL. Performances begin on Thursday, November 17, 2022, and run through Saturday, December 31, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason with her concert “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!” on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 PM. Mason’s legendary holiday show features unique interpretations of old and new seasonal classics.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the 13th Annual “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” – starring vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch – for six performances from Tuesday, December 20 to Sunday, December 25 at 5:30 PM.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2022
The John W. Engeman Theater's production of CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL opened on Saturday, November 19th. Performances run through Saturday, December 31, 2022. Check out photos from the opening night here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 31st annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 9-23 at the historic Byham Theater. Two time Tony winner, Michael Cerveris, will take on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present singer and violinist Edmund Bagnell in “Home for the Holidays” on Monday, December 12 at 8:30 PM. The countdown to the holidays is on, and through music and humor Bagnell shares his heartfelt and humorous recipe for a perfectly imperfect holiday season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022
With support from the Rosenthal Family Foundation, the critically acclaimed 2018 Los Angeles production of The Diary of Anne Frank will return for a special limited engagement at Burbank's Colony Theatre. The revival, which garnered international attention with its predominately LatinX cast, will run for three performances January 19 & 20, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
In celebration of her soon to be released album Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street – between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 12, 2022
Esteemed actress and producer Alice Krige is a respected force in the film and theatre world amassing a career that covers over 40 years in entertainment. From her first theatrical role in the ‘Best Picture’ Academy Award-winning film CHARIOTS OF FIRE, to starring opposite film legends Fred Astaire and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in GHOST STORY, to her iconic role as the “Borg Queen” in STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT which also won her the Saturn Award, Krige has established herself with an admired resume of work. Next up, Krige is set to star as the lead in the IFC Midnight psychological thriller SHE WILL, slated for a July 15th theatrical and digital release.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Soho Rep today announced its 2022–23 season, consisting entirely of large-scale works by early-career artists that have been commissioned by the organization.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022
James Dacre, the Artistic Director at Royal & Derngate Northampton, has announced the theatre’s new Made in Northampton season, featuring eighteen productions. The programme encompasses plays, musicals, a feature film, On Demand theatre, podcasts and a new interactive digital work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022
The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical 'Next to Normal' will make its Mac-Haydn debut from August 4-14 - a regional premiere production. 'Next to Normal' promises to be an artistic highlight of the 2022 Mac-Haydn season, and is unlike anything audiences have ever seen on the Chatham stage.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
Trinity Repertory Company announces that longtime collaborator Jackie Davis will join the theater's resident artistic company. Jackie has worked with Trinity Rep as a performer and teaching artist for a number of years, and the organization is thrilled to see her take on a more active role in the theater beginning this fall. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023
Get a first look at 1812 Productions' wildly popular celebration of women in comedy, BROADS.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor and director Everett Quinton has died at age 71. Quinton was the founder and artistic director of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company, and appeared in several productions there.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023
Ahead of opening the world première adaption of Manjeet Mann's Carnegie Medal-winning young adult novel Run Rebel, Mercury Theatre has announced their new production of Charles Dickens' novel, Great Expectations, as part of their Spring/Summer season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Get a first look at photos of the cast of the comedy BROADS at 1812 Productions.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2023
London Classic Theatre has announced the full cast for their UK tour of Mike Leigh's classic comedy, Abigail's Party. Michael Cabot, the founder and artistic director of London Classic Theatre, directs Rebecca Birch (Beverly), Jo Castleton (Susan), Alice De-Warrenne (Angela), George Readshaw (Tony) and Tom Richardson (Laurence). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023
The complete cast has been announced for “The Secret Garden” at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. See who will star in the show, performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present the return of living legend Marilyn Maye for a special seven-show holiday engagement from Thursday, December 29 through Sunday, January 1, including the “New Year’s Eve Extravaganza!” on Saturday, December 31.
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s Tony Award-nominated play, Clyde’s, performing at Berkeley Rep’s Peet’s Theatre beginning Friday, January 20 and continuing through Sunday, February 26, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022
Listen to Jeremy Stolle discuss his fifteen years with The Phantom of the Opera on the Why I'll Never Make it podcast.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022
See photos from James Barbour's annual holiday concert at Birdland on Monday, December 12. The audience was entertained with holiday classics, incredible music and the warmth of the season.
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2022
Lee Bains + The Glory Fires has released a new single titled 'The Battle Of Atlanta' across all streaming platforms and Bandcamp. It is the third and final single to be released ahead of the album titled Old-Time Folks, which was produced in Athens, GA by David Barbe (Drive-By Truckers, Sugar, Son Volt). Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
Theater Resources Unlimited will present Meet the Coaches, during which actors can meet more than 10 monologue and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will share their methods and then meet individuals in breakout rooms.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022
Award-Winning Broadway Producer/Director/Performer Jordan Scott Gilbert (Broadway's Ghost The Musical, A Tale Of Two Cities) will co-star as Ernest Defarge, as well as direct the production. Bryant Martin will star as Sydney Carton alongside Jacquelyn Zliczewski as Lucie Manette and original Broadway cast member Walter Winston ONeil (Broadway's Wicked, A Tale Of Two Cities) as Dr. Manette.