Chicago on Tour

Running Time
Two hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission


'Chicago Deep Dish' Reading to Feature Ada Palmer, Sue Burke, and More this December at Volumes Bookcafe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Chicago Deep Dish, a science-fiction and fantasy reading series, features historian/novelist Ada Palmer, novelist/poet Sue Burke, novelist/comics writer Michael Moreci, and offers brief readings from author Valya Lupescu, Stephen Segal, Dan Gonzalez, Angeli Primlani and Mary Anne Mohanraj. (more...)

Thierry Fischer and Utah Symphony Release Mahler 8 Recording With Morman Tabernacle Choir and The Madeleine Choir School
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony's recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand, with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and choristers of The Madeleine Choir School is released on Friday, November 17 on Reference Recordings. (more...)

BWW Interview: CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Star Vincent Rodriguez III Talks Hit Comedy & More
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 20, 2017

Actor, singer and dancer Vincent Rodriguez III is best known for his role of Josh Chan in The CW comedy-drama series CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. Today, the actor chats with BWW about tonight's episode, his experience on the show, and what's on tap for his busy career! (more...)

The Nash to Feature The Baylor Project, Graham Dechter Quartet, and More in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Phoenix's renowned jazz club packs it in for November, bringing several of jazz's hottest acts to downtown. (more...)

Modified Top Sheet for Beds Invented (CCP-1249)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

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Jack Maple Productions to Stage 1st London Revival In 20 Years Of Kander & Ebb's THE RINK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Jack Maple Productions will stage the first London revival in 20 years of THE RINK by the Tony and Olivier Award-winning John Kander (music) and Fred Ebb (lyrics), the creators of musicals such as Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and The Scottsboro Boys, and a book by Tony Award-winning Terence McNally (Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Master Class). (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Opens Its New Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing At The Joan Weill Center For Dance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

At a festive ribbon-cutting, celebrated on the evening of October 18, leaders of the Ailey organization joined with dancers, students, donors, and friends from New York City's dance community to open The Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing, a 10,000-square-foot expansion of Ailey's permanent home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance. (more...)

Robert and Michelle King & Peter Moffat to Executive Produce YOUR HONOR for Showtime
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

SHOWTIME has made a series commitment to YOUR HONOR, which will be executive produced and written by BAFTA winner Peter Moffat whose Criminal Justice served as the basis for The Night Of and executive produced by Emmy Award nominees Robert and Michelle King (The Good Wife). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's Christmas Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith announces the full casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk, co-directed by Artistic Director, Sean Holmes and Jude Christian, an Artistic Associate of the Lyric. (more...)

Disney Junior 'Play Dates' Set for Simon Malls Across The Country
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, has announced exciting new family programming in collaboration with Disney Junior. Launching later this month, 'Disney Junior Play Dates' will take place in 80 shopping centers across the country. (more...)

Lauren Zakrin, Constantine Rousouli and Carrie St. Louis to Seduce Audiences in CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE MUSICAL at (le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Following two sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a sold-out pop-up engagement in NYC, Cruel Intentions: The Musical - the stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin and Roger Kumble - has announced the cast for its ten-week engagement at (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) this fall. (more...)

Eve Ensler's THE FRUIT TRILOGY and More Slated for Abingdon's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company announces the initial lineup for its 25th Anniversary Season. With a list of celebrated and promising new artists, Abingdon Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season features premiere productions on the main stage, a one-night-only gala event honoring and featuring legendary artists, and ongoing initiatives fostering the work of emerging theater-makers. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Christian Slater & More in Trailer for West End's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2017

Christian Slater (Mr Robot, True Romance, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), Robert Glenister (Hustle, Spooks), Kris Marshall (Death in Paradise, Love Actually, My Family), Stanley Townsend (Girl from the North Country, The Nether) and Don Warrington (Death in Paradise, Rising Damp), are the 'deal chasing' cut-throat sales team in David Mamet's masterpiece, Glengarry Glen Ross, alongside Daniel Ryan as Lingk (Linda Green, Posh) and Oliver Ryan as Baylen (Dr Faustus, As You Like It). (more...)

Inventor Develops Seat-Belt Accessory for Children (CCP-1236)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Underscore Theatre's CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2017-18 Season with the world premiere of with CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody), an irreverent, rock-infused send-up of Stephen King's iconic horror film Carrie and its subsequent spin-off The Rage: Carrie 2, featuring a book, music and lyrics by Preston Max Allen. (more...)

ONE MONTH OUT, The SPCO Liquid Music Series Presents Emily Wells' World Premiere 'The World is Too For You'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Machine Shop in Minneapolis, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents Emily Wells' The World Is Too ______ For You with violinist/composer Michi Wiancko, percussionist Greg Fox and musicians of the SPCO. This world premiere was commissioned by the SPCO's Liquid Music Series. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 19, 2017
by - Oct 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago to Present Free Readings of AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago kicks off its 23rd Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's pastoral comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, running October 20-25, 2017, at six Chicago-area venues. (more...)

Chicago International Latino Theater Festival DESTINOS Enters Final Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Chicago Latino Theater Alliance's (CLATA) DESTINOS (des-stee-noce), the first Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, an ambitious month-long festival of 'first voice' plays and panels, enters its final week of performances and officially ends on October 29, 2017. (more...)

Flashtalking Partners with TripleLift on Dynamic Creative Solutions for Native Advertising
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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BWW Review: A Wonderful Way to End FALL FOR DANCE 2017
by Caryn Cooper - Oct 19, 2017

Every year since its inception in 2004, Fall for Dance has brought together both veteran and emerging artists to perform on the same stage on the same night. And if that wasn't enough for you, audience members have the opportunity to see all this at the low cost of $15 for any seat in the house at the lovely New York City Center! This two-week festival has had sold out performances each year and has become a cultural staple to dance lovers of all walks of life here in New York City. (more...)

Garrett Allain's One-Man Show ALTERED BOY to Play Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

He's Catholic, he's gay - what could go wrong? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva's World Premiere of THE AGITATORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with the World Premiere of The Agitators by Mat Smart, directed by Logan Vaughn in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage, now through November 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

FUN HOME Extends Through November 19th at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of the first show of its 43rd season, Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home now runs through November 19, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

McKay Brothers Receives Additional Minority Investments
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Nautical Cabaret FRUIT OF THE SEA to Swim to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Award-winning creative team Sean M Daniels, Eliza McCoy, Eric Mercado & Elizabeth Pasquariello reunite for FRUIT OF THE SEA with performances Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12 at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center as part of the sixth annual Charm City Fringe Festival. (more...)

JCTC to Present Frightful Double-Bill on Halloween Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

What better way to begin Halloween Weekend than with two Fear shows in one night? (more...)

Colt to Provide Direct Connectivity for Japan Exchange Group to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Earth, Wind & Fire to Headline GATEWAY TO OZ Cures Gala in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Gateway for Cancer Research (Gateway) founder Richard J Stephenson and Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson announce world-renowned entertainment for the annual Cures Gala, Gateway to OZ, beginning at 5:00 p.m. on November 18, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom at McCormick Place, 2301 South King Drive, Chicago. The Emerald City-worthy event will rock with the legendary R&B band that changed the sounds of pop for all times, Earth, Wind & Fire. (more...)

Black Theatre Troupe Presents SEVEN GUITARS By August Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

August Wilson's Century Cycle of plays shines a light on the lives of African-Americans in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. (more...)

Sean Chandler Goes Backstage with Charles Busch and More at 2017 New York Innovative Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Award-winning playwright Sean Chandler, creator and host of the theatre podcast Your Program Is Your Ticket (YPIYT), went backstage at the 2017 New York Innovative Theatre Awards, where he interviewed award recipients and presenters. (more...)

Scoop: ME, MYSELF & I on CBS - Monday, October 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - Oct 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on ME, MYSELF & I, airing on CBS on Monday, October 30, 2017! (more...)

UPSTAIRS: THE MUSICAL to Play Pride Arts Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

'Upstairs: The Musical' by Wayne Self, based on 'The UpStairs Lounge Arson,' the award-winning history by Clayton Delery, is coming to Pride Arts Center this fall. The show first previewed in New Orleans, La., in 2013 to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the UpStairs Lounge Fire. (more...)

Sugatsune America, Inc. Congratulates Team Maryland in Energy Efficient Housing Design at 2017 Solar Decathlon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at Road Less Traveled Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) continues its 2017-2018 season with 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WAITRESS Brings Sweetness to DC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Tickets go on sale at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 20for the irresistible new Broadway musical hit WAITRESS, coming to the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. for a 3-week limited engagement from May 15 thru June 3, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre Box Office (Monday thru Friday from Noon to 6:00 PM), or by calling 800-514-3849. (more...)

Bands Amoramora and Flash Mountain Flood to Host New Year's Eve Party
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Amoramora is a traveling, working, multipurpose rock and jazz fusion quartet from Boulder, Colorado. With members from Chicago, Cleveland, Washington D.C., and Boulder, the band formed after crossing paths in 2015 and has been performing, as well as expanding their extensive catalog with original material ever since. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Ciara Renee and More to Support Long Island High School for the Arts in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Come see Broadway stars Ken Ard (Smokey Joe's Caf ; Jelly's Last Jam; Dangerous Games; Song and Dance; Starlight Express; Cats; The Little Prince and the Aviator; Marlowe); Steven 'HeaveN' Cantor (In Transit); Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Les Miserables; Jekyll and Hyde); Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin); Lana Gordon (Chicago; The Lion King; Jesus Christ Superstar); Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day); Crystal Kellogg (Finding Neverland; School of Rock-The Musical), Tari Kelly (Groundhog Day; Something Rotten!; Stanley Wayne Mathis (Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Book of Mormon; Wonderful Town; Kiss Me Kate; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Lion King; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh. Kay!) Jon Peterson (Cabaret); Wayne Pretlow (The Civil War); Ciara Renee (Pippin; Big Fish); Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos); Drama Desk Award nominee Nora Schell (Spamilton); Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) and Sarah Jane Shanks (Cats; Bright Star; Promises, Promises; Shrek the Musical; The Apple Tree; Wonderful Town) and musical director/accompanist Eugene Gwozdz at Broadway Supports LIHSA. (more...)

WildClaw Presents DEATHSCRIBE X
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

WildClaw Theatre Company proudly announces the playwrights and directors of DEATHSCRIBE X, the Tenth Annual International Festival of Radio Horror Plays on Monday, December 4th, at 8:00pm. (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Announces 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago announces the lineup for its 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season, featuring two beloved Shakespearean comedies, one of his rarely seen tragedies and a work by Shakespeare's contemporary Thomas Middleton. (more...)

Barrel of Monkeys Performs Hearts to Arts' Camper Stories
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

On November 4, Chicago ensemble Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) performs Who Tells Your Story?, a series of sketches written by campers from Hearts to Art, an Auditorium Theatre summer camp that encourages young people who have experienced the death of a parent to engage in the healing power of creative play. (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR! Coming to On Stage At Kingsborough This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 19, 2018. (more...)

PIE International announces an unprecedented dinosaur art book, The Art of the Dinosaur by the most talented paleoartists in the world
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Tribune Media Company Stockholders Approve Sinclair Merger
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

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Andrea Burns to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

What would you do if the gorgeous blonde you discovered ended up being a lot smarter than you gave her credit for? (more...)

Peterborough Players Announce 2nd Annual Winter Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Following a successful inaugural winter season, the Peterborough Players are offering a line-up of plays that will illuminate the festive spirit of the winter season. First is a classic holiday tale told from a new perspective, followed in February by a touching look at all the things worth holding onto in life, and closing out the season with the New Hampshire Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's new comedy. (more...)

ANIMANIACS IN CONCERT with Voice Artist Rob Paulsen at The Arlington Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Animaniacs in Concert! starring Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel will be performed at the Arlington Music Hall on Friday, October 27th. The Arlington Music Hall is located at 224 N. Center Street, Arlington , TX 76011. Ticket price ranges from $25-$115. Show begins at 7:30 pm. (more...)

24 Hour Play Festival Brings Excitement To Lincoln Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Springboard Theater will hold its 3rd annual 24-Hour Play Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, bringing 5 original plays and many new community members to their stage! (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre Extends FROG & TOAD 2 weeks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Chicago Children's Theatre announced today a two-week extension of its current smash hit musical, A Year with Frog and Toad. (more...)

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