Chicago

Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con música de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por más de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de más de 850 millones de dólares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los años 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crímenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
International theater and concert star, Isaac Sutton, will welcome two Broadway Guest Stars upon his return, on Oct. 5th, to Feinstein's/54 Below, with an encore performance of his acclaimed show, BROADWAY ISRAEL.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Due to unforeseen circumstances, CLATA (Chicago Latino Theater Alliance), producer of Destinos, 3rd Chicago International Theater Festival, has confirmed this weekend's production of Feos has been cancelled.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Saudade Theatre, the first Portuguese theatre company in the United States, presents the World Premiere of My Favorite Suicide, written and directed by acclaimed Portuguese playwright Mickaël de Oliveira, in a coproduction with Lisbon-based theatre company Colectivo 84. My Favorite Suicide is an apocalyptic play that pits society and nature against each other, in which one extreme situation is debated in context of another, even more extreme circumstance. Performances of My Favorite Suicide will run from Friday, October 18 through Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 905 Cole Theatre at Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop in Hollywood, CA. For more information and tickets please visit https://www.saudadetheatre.org/my-favorite-suicide.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019
Today's top stories: The Rose Tattoo begins previews tonight, and more!
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The Country Music Association's acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank has announced a performance in Albuquerque at KiMo Theatre Tuesday, Oct. 15 featuring Lauren Alaina, Erin Enderlin, Sierra Hull and Luke Laird. The series hosts an intimate round of performances with some of Country Music's top songwriters taking turns sharing the stories behind their hit songs and performing them as originally written. Tickets for the performance are $15 and go on sale Friday, Sept. 20 at 11:00 AM/CT (10:00 AM/MT) through the KiMo Theatre website and CMA Songwriters Series website. $1 of each ticket sold will benefit the CMA Foundation, CMA's philanthropic arm, which is committed to investing in high quality music education programs for all students in the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to produce The Member of the Wedding, directed by regional talent Eric Schmiedl. This limited engagement runs October 4 through November 3, in the Studio Theater. This intimate performance space puts the audience in the middle of this regal family drama. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Buy early and save with promo code: FRANKIE to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by Oct 3, 2019. Preview performance is the Thursday before opening night, October 3. Opening Night is Friday, Oct 4. Tickets range from $10 Smart Seats to $33 each. Group and student discounts are available.  Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy is back for its eighth year, raising funds for Camp Blackhawk. Camp Blackhawk, a program of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, is an overnight camp for children with mild to severe epilepsy designed so they can experience activities, sports, and friendships while in a safe and medically monitored setting. Over the past seven years, the Seize the Stage concerts have raised more than $32,000 to help send children to Camp Blackhawk.
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Gerry Beckley, the gifted singer, songwriter, performer and co-founder of legendary band, America, is set to release a new solo album, Five Mile Road, this Friday - September 20, 2019 via Blue Elan Records.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Slipstream Theatre Initiative proudly treads new waters with its sixth season; fusing classic characters and themes with current plays and playwrights. The company's 6-show season expands on their founding mission of creating classical work for a contemporary minded audience by presenting some Michigan Premieres, a World Premiere by Maxim Vinogradov, and a couple other surprises, all focusing on classic stories or characters. 
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2019
No, it wasn't an accident the first time around in July. Just as Broadway (Chicago) has recognized her abilities and consistency of excellence so have Haley Swindal's audience's. The only difference in her performance last night was that that black is the new red and Feinstein's/54 Below had another Stephen (Sondheim) in the audience. Here's my review of Haley's July show which was corroborated last night.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
CAPA and Broadway in Columbus are thrilled to bring the first national Broadway tour of Mean Girlsa?'the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures that is based on the hit filma?'to the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) October 22-27 as part of the PNC Broadway in Columbus 2019-20 season. Mean Girls features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by two-time Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Otherworld Theatre has announced it's full 2019-2020 main-stage season: Epics Reimagined. Countess Dracula, an original adaptation by resident playwright Nick Izzo and director Am'Ber D. Montgomery, opens September 28, 2019. Last year's family favorite, The Winter Wolf, will return for another run and bring 2019 to a warm and whimsical end under the direction of Sara Robinson. The Spring of 2020 brings The Legend of Merlin, an immersive spectacle and Otherworld Theatre original directed by Lauren Nicole Fields. Closing the season will be Chicago's very first production of PUFFS, the acclaimed off-Broadway comedy written by Matt Cox and directed by Otherworld Theatre Artistic Director Tiffany Keane Schaefer. All mainstage tickets are pay-what-you-can, allowing  people of any and all means to experience live performance. Tickets for Countess Dracula are already on sale and are available at www.OtherworldTheatre.org  
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019
The Joffrey Ballet opens its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Cathy Marston's enthralling adaptation of the classic novel, Jane Eyre, presented at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, in 10 performances only, October 16-27, 2019. The 2019-20 season marks the Joffrey's final season at the Auditorium Theatre. The Company moves to the Lyric Opera House with the start of the 2020-2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Brenda Braxton, Javier Colon, Adam Kantor, Cassandra Kubinski, Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, Christine Pedi and Paige Price will join Andy Karl and Orfeh in Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York, on Monday, October 14 , 2019 at 7 pm at Feinstein's/ 54 Below. The evening will honor Karl and Orfeh, who will be awarded the Humane Society of New York's Sandy Fund Award in recognition of their deep concern and support of the needs of rescued animals. The Award will be presented by Richard Blake, who co-starred with Orfeh and Karl in Legally Blonde, The Musical.
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
A$AP Ferg has announced new tour dates. See them below! 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Renée Fleming will reprise her starring turn in The Light in the Piazza in the United States this fall. Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical will be directed by the UK's multiple Oliver Award-winning Daniel Evans.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) will kick off its 27th season themed, a?oeTransformation,a?? with Jen Silverman's 2015 dramedy, THE ROOMMATE. Directed by Renaissance Theaterworks' Co-Founder and Artistic Director Suzan Fete, this production will feature artists Marti Gobel and Isabel Quintero. THE ROOMMATE runs October 18 a?" November 10, 2019 in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Alex Jennings (Netflix's The Crown) and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton) will join Renée Fleming in the limited Chicago presentation of The Light in the Piazza, for ten performances only, December 14-29, 2019, at Lyric Opera House (press opening Saturday, Dec. 14). Tickets start at $49 and are on sale now. The Chicago engagement follows the production's acclaimed run at the Royal Festival Hall in London this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
In his second season as principal conductor, Bernard Labadie leads Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) in its 33rd concert series in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The series begins with Italian pianist Beatrice Rana joining OSL for two Bach keyboard concertos on Thursday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m. The program is bookended by two works by Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture and a?oeScottisha?? Symphony.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck celebrates and sends up the art of theater-making through a look at the original diva-legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt-as she defies gender norms to assume the role of a lifetime.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
With its iconic songs and dance moves, musical Cabaret arrives in Chester next week as part of its 2019 UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, is adding American Sign Language (ASL) to one performance of each of the three productions in its 2019-2020 Three-Play Season. ASL is the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019
Today's top stories: The Devil Wears Prada sets its pre-Broadway engagement, Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway with her solo show, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Amalia Hernández-Ballet Folklórico de México son nombres que van ligados, no se puede hablar de ella sin mencionar su contraparte. El nombre de la bailarina y coreógrafa mexicana es conocido internacionalmente, debido a que gran cantidad de público nacional y extranjero acude al Palacio de Bellas Artes para disfrutar de la ejecución de las tradicionales danzas mexicanas que la artista contribuyó a difundir.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Casting is complete for LA Opera's upcoming production of The Light in the Piazza. West End musical theater stars Rob Houchen, Liam Tamne and Celinde Schoenmaker, along with celebrated soprano Marie McLaughlin, join a formidable cast led by Renée Fleming, Dove Cameron and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Preview performances for MCC Theater's highly anticipated World Premiere of The Wrong Man, the new stage musical written by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan (book, music, lyrics), begin tonight, Wednesday, September 18, at 7:00PM at The Newman Mills Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street).
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Sum 41 are gearing up for their upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their most recently released record, Order In Decline. While putting together a set list for this massive run of shows with The Amity Affliction and The Plot In You, the band knew they wanted to do something special for the fans. In addition to launching this world tour for their seventh studio album, the band is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of multi-platinum album Chuck this year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces additional casting for the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Tony-Award winning Broadway, film and TV actress/singer Betty Buckley is fresh off her year long acclaimed run in the First National Tour of the new production of the Broadway Hit  a?oeHello, Dolly!a?? She is preparing to kick off the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Samueli Theater October 17 a?" 19 in Costa Mesa.
by Shari Barrett - Sep 18, 2019
Imagine my surprise, even before the September 15 DIRTY TRICKS with The New Bad Boys of Magic monthly event, when I walked into The Three Clubs to find the room where I have seen dozens of shows over the years now completely remodeled to look and feel like a real cocktail lounge performance space! And what a perfect place to sit up close and personal during the ongoing monthly comedy-magic variety s featuring Chicago natives and Los Angeles residents, now headliners at the world-famous Magic Castle, Daniel Donohue and Eric Siegel, collectively known as The New Bad Boys of Magic, along with a rotating cast of the world's foremost professional prestidigitators and other adult variety acts, making it an entertaining evening for the over 21 crowd.
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019
Michael C. Hall stopped by 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to take a shot at explaining the complicated plot of In the Shadow of the Moon and his cameo as the world's best bowler in Documentary Now! and vividly describes his first NYC apartment. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Elyfer Torres (Betty en NY), Eden Espinosa (Falsettos, Wicked), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Allison Smith (Annie), Yuri Sardarov (Chicago Fire), and Pasha Pashkov & Daniella Karagach (Dancing With The Stars) join Concert For America!
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Interrupters share a cover of Billie Eilish's “Bad Guy” filmed live at Ship Rec Studios.“We were covering Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy' while on tour all summer,” explains vocalist Aimee Interrupter. “When we had the chance to do this session at Ship-Rec Studios in Los Angeles we thought it would be the perfect song because it's so fun to play live! We are big fans of Billie and Finneas's songwriting... What a breath of fresh air for music! Here it is captured live in one take, we hope we did it justice.” 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is proud to host a dazzling evening of entertainment to benefit Insight for the Blind.  Broadway Live! directed by Shari Upbin, features an all-star cast performing beloved tunes from the Great White Way.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street in NYC), the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, presents a unique, live classical music event.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Gil Marsalla & Directo Productions are thrilled to announce their newest musical, PARIS! THE SHOW, which will tour 7 US cities, for One-Night-Only performances, this October. Following the worldwide success of Piaf! Le Spectacle, which sold out Carnegie Hall in 2017 and just completed a tour of China, Paris! The Show also features the sensational Anne Carrere, who '...can miraculously capture Piaf's soul and timbre...' wrote Kevin O'Donnell in the New York Times (1/5/17).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Nothing Without a Company in association with Aloha Center Chicago would like everyone to be aware that this production contains multiple content warnings including a gun shot, strong language, drug use, suicide, physical and verbal abuse, moments of darkness, and mentions of rape. CBD flower is also smoked. This production is 90% comedy, 10%  tragedy. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Improvised Jane Austen celebrates their 1-year anniversary of performing their Reader Recommended and PerformINK's critics choice improvised show at the renowned iO Improv Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 15th at 8PM. To mark the occasion the entire cast will be performing a story inspired by audience suggestion. The all-female cast conjures a tale on the spot in the style of the beloved 19th-century British novelist. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with a special one-night-only event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM when soprano Ailyn Pérez and tenor Joshua Guerrero perform in concert at the Balboa Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces Family Days for The Steadfast Tin Soldier, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, written and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. Family Days will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019, Thursday, December 5, 2019, Thursday, December 12, 2019, and Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2 p.m. with a pre-show activity at 1:15 p.m. and meet and greet with the cast following the show at 3:10 p.m. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
How bad can a sixth grader's day really get? From creative masterminds Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (Superbad, Pineapple Express, Sausage Party) comes the new hit comedy Good Boys, available on Digital October 29, 2019, as well as Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on November 12, 2019. Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes as the biggest original comedy opening of the year, the movie is making audiences laugh out loud with its perfect mix of side-splitting adult humor and oblivious-yet-loveable trio of grade-school friends. Described as “a highly original coming-of-age tale,” (Katie Walsh, Chicago Tribune), Good Boys is loaded with outrageous unrated exclusive bonus content including a never-before-seen alternate ending and deleted and extended scenes as well as featurettes with the cast and crew, treating audiences to some gut-busting behind-the-scenes moments.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and bluesman Jonah Tolchin's fourth studio album, Fires For The Cold, is out now on Yep Roc Records, listen below. In celebration of the album, Tolchin will embark on a14-city U.S. tour beginning September 27, in Washington, D.C. A full list of dates is below.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) kicks off its 15th Season with Stephen Sondheim's musical theatre masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, October 11 - November 9, 2019, at Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria, Arizona.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Bread Winners Association recording artist Kevin Gates performed an epic homecoming show in his native city of Baton Rouge, LA last night to celebrate and preview his highly-anticipated new album I'M HIM. He surprised day-one fans with a few unreleased songs songs from his forthcoming album and took it a step further officially announcing the release date, September 27th.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Tyler Childers will perform two special shows at Pikeville, KY's Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday, December 28 and Tuesday, December 31. Tickets for the “New Year's Eve Run 2019” are available for pre-sale starting tomorrow, September 18 at 10:00am ET with public on-sale following this Friday, September 20 at 10:00am ET. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
At the age of 16 mxmtoon started uploading her music to the internet, these songs struck a chord with fans around the world and her journey as an artist began. Over the last 3 years, through a mixture of authenticity and intuition with technology mxmtoon has written a new rule book in how musicians connect with their fans. Today her debut album the masquerade is here. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Court Theatre announces the remount of audience favorite An Iliad as the sixth production in its 2019/20 season. Taking place throughout the Oriental Institute Museum (OI) on the University of Chicago campus, this groundbreaking, site-specific performance not to be missed. Combining promenade-style elements throughout the Oriental Institute Museum, as well as a seated portion performed in the OI's Robert and Deborah Aliber Persian Gallery, this explosive combination of theatre and history brings the epic poem to life in a thrilling new way. As the Center for Classic Theatre, Court will partner with the OI to add exciting environmental and thematic context to Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's one-man adaptation of Homer's Iliad. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, September 16 at noon.