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Beaches - 2015 - Chicago (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More

$45-$88

Beaches follows two extraordinary friends through 30 years of camaraderie, laughter and sorrow. Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie's oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials. With a touching vulnerability, Beaches exemplifies the triumph of the human spirit and the bonds of sisterhood.

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by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
 Like the rest of Lydia Luce’s upcoming EP, Garden Songs, “Vow” is framed by lush, organic tones, breathtaking string arrangements, and soothing, otherworldly melodies. But “Vow,” by nature, is closer to her heart—a meditation on what it meant to decide to spend the rest of her life with her partner. As with the rest of Garden Songs, “Vow” was written at an artist retreat on Orcas Island, a tiny destination of some 57 square miles off the coast of Washington state known for vistas of water, forest, rocks, beaches, and blue skies—all of which are reflected flawlessly in the music. It was the first writing Luce had done since her 2021 album, Dark River.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Each season, L'UniThéâtre presents a production for young audiences touring francophone and French immersion elementary schools in Alberta. This season Alberta’s only professional Francophone theatre company will present Le merveilleux voyage d’Inès de l’Ouest by Rébecca Déraspe, produced by Théâtre la Seizième (Vancouver).  
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022
Kaskade in partnership with Festication, the promoter powerhouse team between Disco Donnie Presents and Feyline, are proud to announce the debut of Kaskade’s Sun Soaked destination festival. Sun Soaked is set to take place at the stunning all-inclusive Four Diamond Paradisus Resort and Four Diamond Fiesta Americana Condesa in Cancún, Mexico, December 16 - 18, 2022. The festival website will feature a variety of hotel packages at both hotels when tickets go on sale May 10. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022
Two impactful instrumental music educators and a cellist the New York Times has described as “an elegant and accomplished artist” will share a total of $10,000 as recipients of this year's prestigious Randolph A. Frank Prizes that recognize performing artists and educators who enrich the quality of the performing arts in Palm Beach County.
by Michael Major - May 31, 2022
The long-awaited return of Stranger Things 4, Volume 1 skyrocketed to 001 with a record breaking 286.79M hours viewed, making it the biggest premiere weekend ever for an English language TV show on Netflix.
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2022
Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Chef Tomasz Surowka about his career and Tavern on the Green for our “Chef Spotlight” feature.
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2022
On Thursday 5/5 (Cinco de Mayo), 100% of the proceeds from all orders (in-store at 13 locations in NYC, DC and Miami and on the Tacombi app and website) will go to The Tacombi Foundation, feeding people in the local community who are facing food insecurity.
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022
Following sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall, historian and narrator John Monsky brings his groundbreaking American History Unbound series to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House with The Eyes of the World: From D-Day to VE Day on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
Seattle Center Festál continues with  Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival, a virtual two-day program on Saturday, June 4 from 1-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 5 from 1-3:30 p.m. It will be available to watch on  Seattle Center Facebook and YouTube.  
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
Sophie is a brand new outdoor and open air event series that puts a global spotlight on the emerging city of Malaga. It is a lovingly curated experience from a hugely experienced team that fuses underground music and nature with a real sense of community and all of the city's rich cultural history. It goes down every Sunday afternoon and evening from July 3rd to August 28th in an all-new, luxurious and sun-kissed  secret venue located 15 minutes from Málaga's city centre and 10 minutes from Málaga airport.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
 The Marsh San Francisco is offering local theatre lovers a final chance to catch Dan Hoyle’s Talk To Your People, adding three final performances on June 3, 18, & 24 to the show’s run, which is currently scheduled through May 28.
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022
The initial music lineup for BeachLife Ranch includes The Lumineers, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Brandi Carlile, Dierks Bentley, Wilco, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, and a very special performance of Songs Of Waylon Jennings, featuring Shooter Jennings & surprise guests. The full list of music artists is to be announced in the coming weeks.
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022
After a successful sold out run at the Winter Mini-Fringe Festival in January 2020, Six Chick Flicks is returning to Orlando May 17 through May 29 at the Orlando Fringe Festival.
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022
Broadway's Tony Award-winning original Elphaba, Idina Menzel, stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show for a surprise visit with the Broadway production's current green girl, Talia Suskauer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Idina Menzel has launched a new clothing line called Encore! Learn more about where you can buy it and to see the latest designs.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
Ellen Wedner, president of Creative Arts Enterprises, announced today that it will once again be kicking off Pride Month's celebration of the local LGBTQIA+ community with PRIDE LIGHTS that will illuminate in multi-colored, rainbow lights the Centennial Fountain in Nancy M. Graham Centennial Park in downtown West Palm Beach.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
New Hampshire magician BJ Hickman will be opening this summer's guest series of performers Thursday night, June 30 at veteran TV host, movie actor, and recording artist John Davidson's New Hampshire performance venue, “Club Sandwich”, in Sandwich, NH.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella will be hosting the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean, Gabby Beans and Lear deBessonet.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Leading technology company Pollen Presents has announced that they are teaming up once again with renowned New York festival Electric Zoo for the return of Electric Zoo Adventures: Cancún Edition. Following a sold-out first edition, the experience will feature a bigger lineup and an action-packed itinerary throughout four unforgettable nights in Cancún from December 1-5.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
On Monday, May 9, Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte stormed the Birdland stage with another episode of her series “Plus 1,” with very special guest, songwriter Marc Shaiman. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
TheatreFIRST presents a special, one-weekend presentation of Ric Iverson is Alive and Well and Living in Milpitas, June 24th - 26th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022
One of Canada’s most vital platforms for new performance and artistic development, SUMMERWORKS will return to its 11-day Festival format, reimagined to include an extensive line-up of contemporary performance and large-scale installation works, participatory experiences, and celebratory community gatherings.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
The Visual Arts Center in the Washington Pavilion will host the traveling exhibition entitled “Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts” this fall.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022
A local nonprofit is earning rave reviews for its innovative approach to using music as a way for adult students to connect with their peers and learn new life skills.
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022
Anna Bates, the Los Angeles-born and raised singer-storyteller, releases her debut EP Here’s To The End HERE on Neon Gold Records. Classically trained in piano from a young age, it wasn’t until as recently as 2020 that Anna Bates began to release music under her own name.
by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2022
The seventh voyage of the critically acclaimed Outlaw Country Cruise will feature another jam-packed lineup of alternative country rock royalty, including The Mavericks, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Old 97’s, Kathleen Edwards, Carlene Carter, Elizabeth Cook, The Waco Brothers, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), known for bringing world-class entertainment close to home, presents new shows to take place this fall. Mom of six Jen Fulwiler is “Minivan Fabulous” in her new standup comedy tour on Saturday, September 17th at 8PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
After successful runs in New York, Winnipeg, and Orlando, Six Chick Flicks or a Legally Blonde Pretty Woman Dirty Danced on the Beaches while writing a Notebook on the Titanic is coming to Toronto July 7 through July 17 at the Toronto Fringe Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022
ChimyTina, the viral vocal-bass duo known for their innovative arrangements of jazz classics, remarkable interplay and creative DIY-approach return with their new full length album Constellations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Hot on the heels of Audra McDonald’s sold-out show at Town Hall over Memorial Day Weekend, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will kick-off his Provincetown Art House & Town Hall regular summer season with his largest and most ambitious lineup to-date of music and comedy superstars for summer 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022
theSpaceUK is announcing the full 2022 programme with over 400 shows on sale at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The 2022 line-up features the return of Fringe favourites along with a packed programme of new writing and new companies.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
North Shore local talent Catherine Alcorn is returning to the stage where it all began in her latest collaboration with comic extraordinaire Phil Scott.
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022
Hosted by Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel (“Frozen,” “Frozen 2”) with special guest Auli‘i Cravalho (“Moana”), the live event will feature visuals from “Moana,” “Aladdin,” “Coco,” “The Lion King,” “Mulan,” and other classic stories. Watch a teaser for the new event now!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Palm Beach Symphony reached 7,943 K-12 students during the 2021-2022 school year via innovative programs presented at no charge to the schools or students.  Players of the Palm Beach Symphony mentored young musicians enrolled in orchestra and band classes, and they also performed for student audiences school-wide in Pre-K through 12th grade across Palm Beach County.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 14, 2022
BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top Cabaret highlights in the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022
Stranger Things 4 continues to break records as it turns the world upside down. In the third week, the Hawkins crew pulled in 159.24M hours viewed. The series has also cemented itself as the Most Popular English-language TV series on Netflix with an astounding 781.04M hours viewed, the first English language series to do so in this period of time.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022
Your arts forecast this summer is hot, hot, hot with the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County's Summer Performing Arts Series!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022
Grassroots #FringeIsFunny movement aims to highlight all of the excellent comedy offerings at this year's Toronto Fringe Festival with over 30 exciting new comedies running from July 6-17 at various stages across the city. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
This summer, Cornwall’s Miracle Theatre will present Shakespeare’s most elemental and passionate play King Lear at fifteen wilderness locations across Cornwall from 13 July - 27 August.
by Social Watch - Jun 10, 2022
Tune in to our Instagram story on Sunday, as Samantha Pauly takes over to take you behind the scenes of her day at the Tony Awards.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 6, 2022
BeachLife Festival, which launched its third successful event May 13-15, 2022, was able to help raise over $120,000 for its local and national nonprofit partners
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
Since debuting his newest work in March 2022, acclaimed actor/playwright Dan Hoyle has used the stage of The Marsh to shed light on social inequality in America. This summer, Bay Area theatregoers will get another chance to view this riveting look at how male white America has been coming to terms with the current racial reckoning when Hoyle brings Talk To Your People back to The Marsh San Francisco for a limited run from July 30–August 27 (dates/times below).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Karen McCarthy and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, present the Regional Premiere of new playwright, Jonathon Norton’s timely and gripping work MISSISSIPPI GODDAMN, by Jonathon Norton.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2022
Leading technology company Pollen Presents has announced they are teaming up once again with reggaeton's international ambassador J Balvin. Following the sold-out edition that took place in 2021, NEON will return to Punta Cana from December 7-11, 2022 for a luxurious all-inclusive escape with Balvin and his friends in paradise.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
A Tribute to Toronto, 2022, Judy Chicago’s latest site-specific pyrotechnic display, will take place on June 4, 2022 at Sugar Beach on Toronto’s waterfront as the grand finale celebrating the conclusion of the second edition of the Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial/TBA).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
Idina Menzel returned to her roots this weekend as she stopped by a performance of Wicked at the Gershwin Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
The always popular BOCA BACCHANAL, an annual celebration of fine wine and food benefitting the Boca Raton Historical Society, will be back next week.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
The 17 artists featured in this year’s Without Walls programme are set to delight audiences throughout the UK with innovative creations of Outdoor Arts making vital work for the public space.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022
ChimyTina, the viral vocal-bass duo known for their innovative arrangements of jazz classics, remarkable interplay and creative DIY-approach return with their new full length album Constellations.