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In this day and age, when everyone wants more bang for their buck, it's good to know there's a "sure thing" - CHICAGO The Musical. It's got the funniest songs, the hottest dancing, the sexiest cast and the greatest story on Broadway. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. Plus, it makes any event more special from killer first dates to unforgettable anniversaries. So come on, Babe! Don't you deserve a sure thing?

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020
Based on Dean B Kaner's hit off-Broadway play of the same name, 'The Jerry Duncan Show,' a new comedic political web series has debuted on YouTube. The acclaimed NYC run was met with praise and was unable to finish due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020
The Cunningham Commission for Youth Theatre was established at The Theatre School to honor the memory of the Rev. Donald Cunningham, a Chicago priest, playwright, and lover of theatre. The Cunningham Commission was established by an endowment gift from the Cunningham family and is presented annually. Playwrights from the Chicagoland area and alumni of The Theatre School are eligible to apply each year.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2020
Check out our tips for a bone-chilling Broadway Halloween party. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2020
Created by, written by, and starring Sharrod Williams (Cats, Tuck Everlasting, Hamilton - Chicago), NEIGHBORS is a seven-episode web-series that celebrates love, friendship, BIPOC, and the LGBTQ experience. Premiering November 8, the series tells the story of unemployed actors and best friends Sharrod and Joey (Joey Rosario, Guys and Dolls - Asolo Rep.), as they navigate pandemic life, new interracial relationships, and a secret that threatens their friendship for good.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
On Saturday 14th November, Ronnie Scott's launches a brand-new weekly show, All That Jazz! Ronnie's Cabaret Brunches, hosted by West End leading lady and 2020 Olivier award-winner, Cassidy Janson (Beautiful, Chess, & Juliet).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Kevin Pollack has debuted the music video for his new single; an original song, 'Holiday' for which he also provides lead vocals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Today (October 30) in live streaming: Find out who made the Top 5 on Next On Stage, Christina Bianco sings at Birdland, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Legendary GRAMMY Award-winning alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins continue to tease their highly anticipated, Billy Corgan-produced double-album CYR, with two new tracks; Wyttch and Ramona. The latter comes with an official music video.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Following the August release of her debut solo album RENAISSANCE via Mad Decent, Aluna is today announcing her very own personally curated all Black, POC, Female electronic virtual festival.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
It's not too early for renovation competition superfans to set their DVRs because HGTV has announced the cavalry of design and renovation experts who will scrutinize finished spaces in the second season of Rock the Block, premiering March 2021.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
iHeartMedia will celebrate the holiday season across the nation with its annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One - the season's most anticipated holiday music event -- with this year's performances by an unparalleled lineup of the biggest names in music today, including Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Lewis Capaldi, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes and more.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Joe Hanson releases “Head Over Wheels,” a quintessential youthfully-nostalgic track for anyone longing for their teenage years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Tony award-winner Jessie Mueller will return to The Seth Concert Series on November 8th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
The Today Show hosts always put together a great Halloween costume theme and this year they're showing Broadway some love!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
This election cycle, more than 25 different Illinois musicians from a wide range of genres will provide socially-distant outdoor performances for voters at polling places across the state, with two performance “previews” on Friday October 30 at early voting locations and 15 different election day performances on November 3 across Chicago, 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 30, 2020
Ahead of the release, Rachel spoke to BroadwayWorld about some of the book's highlights - including a chapter on bullies, a chapter on musical theatre, and a dedication to the late songwriter Adam Schlesinger.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Chicago Dramatists has announced its winter line up of writing courses!  All classes this session will be held online, via Zoom, and we are offering an array of new classes.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
American Composers Orchestra (ACO) presents its inaugural Composer to Composer Talk online on Thursday, November 18 at 3pm ET, with composers George Lewis, Courtney Bryan, and Damon Holzborn. The talk will be live-streamed and available for on-demand viewing for seven days. Tickets are free; registration is highly encouraged. Registrants will receive links to recordings of featured works in advance of the event.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
As the holiday season approaches in Chicago amid a global pandemic, Goodman Theatre is partnering with public media stations WBEZ 91.5 FM and Vocalo 91.1 FM to bring its iconic Chicago tradition to Chicagoland homes this year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Considerada por Diego Rivera como “mi mano derecha, la mejor de mis estudiantes”, la pintora Rina Lazo desarrolló una larga trayectoria en la que destacan retratos, paisajes, naturalezas muertas y, principalmente, diversos murales en los que plasmó sus vínculos con la cultura maya.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
The archives of acclaimed playwright August Wilson are heading to the University of Pittsburgh.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
This is your LAST CHANCE to submit nominations for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Adam Pascal is the latest guest on 'Everything Fab Four,' a new podcast from Salon and Wonderwall Communications that's focused on fun and intelligent stories about the enduring influence of the Beatles.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 holiday season. According to Maguire, “During a time when families are feeling isolated and challenged, we strive to bring you programming that seems more important than ever, imagined in creative spaces, and in the spirit of the holiday season,'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Page 73 has announced 13 semi-finalists for the Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. Page 73 has selected Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Lyndsey Bourne, Steph Del Rosso, Jahna Ferron-Smith, Marvin González De León, Dylan Guerra, Majkin Holmquist, Emma Horwitz, Jessica Huang, Roger Q. Mason, April Ranger, Andrew Siañez-De La O, and Haygen-Brice Walker.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced Master Class with Ben Vereen, a one-day online acting class led by Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen, on Monday, November 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. via Zoom. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with a Tony Award-winning master, and is available to just 12 students.
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Rachel Bloom will write an upcoming film about two *NSYNC superfans for Sony.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
After lots of books for hardcore musical theatre lovers, Miller has finally written one for everybody else, The ABC's of Broadway Musicals: A Civilian's Guide, a fun, short, easy-to-read introduction to the art form, famous shows, famous artists, books and videos to check out, and a short but informative stroll through the history of musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
With the cancellation of The Joffrey Ballet's annual engagement of Christopher Wheeldon's critically acclaimed version of The Nutcracker in 2020, the Joffrey is pleased to announce a myriad of festive, interactive virtual offerings throughout the holiday season, including the debut of a newly animated digital display as part of Chicago's Art on theMART — the largest permanent digital art projection in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
The Auditorium Theatre Presents A Four-episode Video Series From Cloud Gate Dance Theatre Of Taiwan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
EVERY WAITING HEART, the full-length play by Lauren Ferebee that was planned pre-COVID for a fully staged production in June 2020, will be produced as an audio drama streaming for an open-ended run and premiering on Tuesday, November 10.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
In November, Lifeline Theatre will be re-releasing their virtual production of Pride & Prejudice from Nov. 12 – 30. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Fall brings a flurry of activity to The Dallas Opera's TDO Network, which continues to develop new shows and curate existing programs to engage and entertain music lovers all over the world.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) and Chicago Dancemakers Forum (CDF) are partnering on a special collaboration which pairs 20 artists with one another for a project dubbed “10x10| Crossbody Collaborations.”
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Be prepared for a 'Spine-Tingling' night of Halloween inspired Dances, Musical Theater performances, and 'Spook-en Word' at Bell Works' 'This In Halloween!' Presentation, this Friday, October 30th at 5 and 7 pm (with a rain-date for Saturday, October 31st).
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020
James Corden asks Billy Porter to take part in Late Late Show and Tell, and Billy shares an ashtray his mother made before she lost use of her hands. After, Reggie Watts asks Billy for his definition of beauty.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Award-winning actress and singer Michelle Lauto is host of this year's Jeff Awards celebrating Equity theater in a virtual program scheduled to stream Monday, November 9, 2020. With theater stages dark and the pandemic preventing live gatherings, the Jeff Awards follows its move online for the annual recognition program that began with the Non-Equity awards last June.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Join Horizon Theatre for A Shot: #A Love Story Inspired by Black Lives Matter and More Theatre for Election Eve 2020, a free night of virtual stories to fire you up and get you thinking as we move toward eve election eve 2020. The event premieres Sunday, November 1, 5pm and will be available for viewing online through December 1.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Under current Government of Ontario regulations for performing arts venues, The Royal Conservatory is unable to have audiences in their venues until November 21st, at the earliest. However, they remain committed to bringing extraordinary music and will continue to present online concert livestreams.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
The next event for the Almost Adults Productions ongoing LGBTQ+ Online Short Play Reading Series is Sunday, November 8th at 4:00 MT.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Celebrating the influence of one of the most iconic brands in all of television, NBC will air the hourlong special 'The Paley Center Presents LAW & ORDER: BEFORE THEY WERE STARS' on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, immediately following the season 22 premiere of 'Law & Order: SVU' at 9 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
THE FOUR C NOTES, the Midwest's only tribute group recreating the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, will debut the world premiere of their virtual concert in partnership with the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 15th, at 7:00 PM, EST.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
As the U.S. faces a historic moment of social justice reawakening, the Elmhurst Art Museum announces a new exhibition that reflects on historical and contemporary responses to fair housing in the Chicagoland area, In Focus: The Chicago Freedom Movement and The Fight for Fair Housing, on view at the Museum March 4 through June 20, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today the details of Unveiled, by award-winning playwright Rohina Malik. The play, which has been performed at theatres across the nation, will be streamed November 13 at 7 PM, November 14 at 5 PM and November 15 at 2 PM. Each stream will include a live talk back with playwright Malik. Tickets are $15 and are available now at sdrep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
HEARTBEAT OPERA—the radical indie opera company 'leading the charge in online opera' (Parterre) with 'groundbreaking' virtual content (Operawire) that is 'hacking the corporate contours of Zoom into a postmodern proscenium” (Washington Post)—announces BREATHING FREE, an ambitious six-part virtual series from December 4-12, dedicated to the celebration of Black artistic voices.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Following a successful return to the stage in October, The Orion Ensemble performs again this fall for a limited in-person and unlimited virtual audience on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
​​​​​​​Chicago Philharmonic and Visceral Dance Chicago's striking collaboration,The Dream, returns on Sunday, November 1 as part of the Philharmonic's “Hear it Together” series.