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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.

Musical Star Pia Douwes Releases First Solo CD 'After All This Time'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Pia Douwes, who shot to international fame by creating the title role in the Viennese hit musical Elisabeth and has performed on stages from Moscow (Grizabella in Cats) to London (Velma Kelly in Chicago and Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd) and New York (Velma Kelly in Chicago), today released her first solo CD (more...)

Digitalism Release Eagerly Anticipatd '5KY11GHT' EP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

German producers and DJs Jens Moelle and Ismail Tufekci, AKA Digitalism, have unveiled their hotly anticipated new EP, '5KY11GHT'. (more...)

VIDEO: Adam Pascal Sings One Song Glory at SOMETHING ROTTEN! For BC/EFA
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

According to a Facebook post by Daniel Beeman, Adam Pascal belted out Rent favorite One Song Glory after a performance of Something Rotten! at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Pascal starred as Roger in the original Broadway cast of Rent, as well as in the film version. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special - Nov 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Palace Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

by Patrick Rybarczyk - Nov 24, 2017

Every year, a group of my friends and I go to The Music Box Theatre here in Chicago for our annual viewing of White Christmas. It's a perfect way to ring in the holidays with a mix of sentimentality and tradition. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: Thanksgiving Weekend Edition!
by BWW Special - Nov 23, 2017

If your Thanksgiving Week plans include taking in a Broadway show, please take notice of the special holiday schedule for the rest of this holiday weekend. Many shows will take Thanksgiving Day off, but there are still plenty of options, including CATS, Chicago,L ATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and WAITRESS. Note that most shows are adding Friday matinees and weekend performances, so plan ahead and most importantly, have a happy Thanksgiving! (more...)

BWW TV: Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE!
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 23, 2017

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

N'Kenge to Star as 'DOROTHY DANDRIDGE' in Amas Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

A friendly reminder that Amas Musical Theatre will present Dorothy Dandridge - Hollywood's Sepia Goddess, the second offering of Dare To Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). (more...)

Bill Camp, Edie Falco, Greg Hildreth and More to Perform Plays by 9- and 10-Year-Olds in STIRRING THE POT
by BroadwayWorld JR - Nov 22, 2017

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of countless Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. (more...)

Inventor Develops Fragrant Bedding Accessories (CCP-1266)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017


Sheppard Performing on TODAY 11/24; New Single 'Coming Home' Out Now!
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

With their global smash hit Geronimo going platinum in 21 countries, achieving well over quarter of a BILLION streams and hitting the US top 40 and their recent funk-tinged single Edge of the Night becoming a smash hit in Europe and Latin America, Sheppard will undoubtedly cement their status further in the pop world with the release of Coming Home. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in the spectacular storytelling, glorious music and Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 29 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years, now through December 31. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WEFEST to Showcase Female, Non-Binary and Trans Artists at Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

WeFest (formerly SheFest and LezFest) is Pride Arts Center's' semi-annual celebration of Chicago's queer female, non-binary and trans artists. (more...)

Broadway Theatre Project 2018 Applications Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), a program described by Playbill as The world's most prestigious musical theatre arts education program for high school and college students , is now accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Apprenticeship program, being held July 8-29, 2018. The deadline for applications and recorded auditions is February 12, 2018 with letters containing the results emailed by February 15th. (more...)

Velma Celli's West End Christmas Special Comes to Leicester Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Joe C Brown presents the sensational VELMA CELLI for an alternative festive takeover with special guests RACHEL TUCKER & LIAM TAMNE direct from London's West End. A sparkling, fun and rambunctious Christmas celebration with quick wit, high camp and quirky takes on your seasonal favourites. Tis the Season to be jolly so dust off your Christmas stockings grab your companions, loved ones and Tinder dates for a festive celebration like no other. (more...)

EASY WALKER Provides More Support and Convenience for Users (CHA-105)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017


Hainan Airlines' Beijing-Chicago transoceanic passenger flight using biofuels lands successfully
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017


Author Chris Guillebeau to Chat New Book 'SIDE HUSTLE' with The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The Actors Fund welcomes New York Times bestselling author, Chris Guillebeau, for a powerful conversation about how to monetize our strengths and skills and restructure our lives to provide greater freedom and fulfillment. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for BLKS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 22th, 2017: JERSEY BOYS Begins Previews, Barbra Streisand on Netflix, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 22, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JERSEY BOYS Begins Previews, Barbra Streisand on Netflix, and more! (more...)

Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky Has Died Following Battle with Brain Cancer
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 22, 2017

According to Opera News, Siberian Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died at age 55, following a battle with brain cancer. His family released a statement highlighting Hvorostovsky's accomplishments and celebrating his life. (more...)

First Female Tiny Tim May Fit the Role More Than Most
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 22, 2017

According to Chicago Tribune, Paris Strickland became the first female to play Tiny Tim when she took the stage in the Goodman Theatre's latest production of the Christmas classic. But that's not all that makes her special. Strickland is a bit of a miracle herself. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). Below, check out an interview with playwright Aziza Barnes as she talks about BLKS! (more...)

Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre presents THE CHOSEN, Running Through 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre presents The Chosen, adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Potok, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, from November 22 through December 17. The production takes place on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Mainstage, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. Tickets start at $29. (more...)

First Home Built Under American Lung Association's Revised Health House Guidelines Opens in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Consistently on the forefront of providing healthier indoor living environments, Dior Builders announced today the official plans for Healthy Home 2018, 1055 Glencrest Drive, Inverness, in partnership with the American Lung Association Health House program. Constructed by Dior Builders and the next home in a series of real-life, interactive and educational models for cleaner, greener, safer living, Healthy Home 2018 will be the very first in the country to be built under the American Lung Association's revised Health House guidelines, featuring everything from energy efficient products and innovative technologies, to green building materials and nontoxic furniture and accessories. Created to showcase some of the highest standards of human health and environmental integrity, Healthy Home 2018 opens to the public when completed on January 25, 2018, and is available for tours from January 26 through February 4, 2018. Tour tickets are $20 and tour proceeds will be donated to American Lung Association. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays December PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL Titles Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films, which was launched in October, will continue with its third monthly festival on Tuesday, December 12. The four films to be screened all reflect on the theme The Families of the LGBT Community. Understanding our family members, revealing who we are as individuals and who we are as families. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chita Rivera and More Talk AN EVENING OF SONG at Birdland
by David Clarke - Nov 22, 2017

For one-night-only on Monday, December 4, the Broadway at Birdland concert series AN EVENING OF SONG will be headlined by Chita Rivera, feature the artists of Yellow Sound Label, and benefit the Art Attack Foundation. The star-studded show promises an array of standards, pop hits, and original songs. To get the inside scoop on this not to be missed evening, we sat down with the stars to chat about this important fundraiser. (more...)

Rob Brydon, Scarlett Strallen and Meow Meow to join Joe Stilgoe at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Actor, presenter and comedian, Rob Brydon, WhatsOnStage Award winner Scarlett Strallen and cabaret artist Meow Meow join the already announced Olivier Award-winning performer Jamie Parker (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child and High Society), Joe Stilgoe and his band for London's best Christmas Party on Monday 11 December at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Groundling's Matthew Loren Cohen's Got the Music In Him
by Gil Kaan - Nov 22, 2017

Anyone who's had the pleasure of experiencing a Groundlings show will not only have tired hands from all the clapping and strained lungs from all the whooping and laughing, but also have worn-out toes from tapping along with the smoking hot Groundlings house band. Musical director Matthew Loren Cohen took a break from his many musical commitments and rehearsals to share some behind-the-scene Groundlings magic with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for SCHOOL OF ROCK, CHICAGO and THE KING AND I in Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Ticket go on sale this Friday, November 24 for three additional shows in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season presented by TriHealth. (more...)

Chicago's Blues/Soul/Rockabilly Band THE CLAUDETTES Unveil Exclusive Live In Studio Video for '24/5'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Described by 'New City' as 'Chicago's own neo-vaudeville Barnstormers!', The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultriness of '60s soul. Featuring Johnny Iguana, who mashes the piano, alongside singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/singer Zach Verdoorn, and drummer Matt Torre, the band just recorded their forthcoming album with producer Mark Neill (Black Keys, Paladins, Old 97's), which is scheduled for release in March 2018. Prior to the release, The Claudettes are proud to unveil three exclusive in studio videos for new songs that will not be on the forthcoming album. The first of the videos is for the song '24/5'. (more...)

'The King Of Bachata' Romeo Santos Announces 2018 GOLDEN TOUR Details
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 21, 2017

Today, Latin pop sensation and bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced the full routing and ticket information after previously teasing his 2018 'Golden Tour.' The 18-date tour will cross North America kicking off February 15 in New York, NY and wrap in Oakland, CA on April 6. The tour will also make stops in Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles and more. Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) has teamed up with Romeo Santos on the promotion in key major markets Los Angeles, Miami and New York for the presales. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Closing SRT's 2017 Season is a contemporary musical about cynicism, belief, and the real meaning of Christmas. Another Night Before Christmas, plays December 1-23, 2017, at the East Sonora Theatre. Called 'roaringly funny, 'thoughtful', and 'perfect for a night out before Christmas', this show has a book and lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Grennan began writing for theatre as co-librettist (with his wife, Kathy Santen) for the musical Phantom of the Country Palace. Working as librettist and lyricist with composer Leah Okimoto, their work includes the musicals Married Alive!, A Dog's Life, and Another Night Before Christmas, all of which premiered at the American Heartland Theatre led by director Paul Hough. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Honor DETROIT, Kellie Martin and More with 2017 Looking Ahead Awards
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2017


Matt Iseman and Kyle Kinane Coming Up at Comedy Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Matt Iseman and Kyle Kinane are coming up this fall at Comedy Works. Scroll down for details! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Following four sell-out performances, CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY LATE NIGHT WRITERS ROOM returns for one-night-only on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10 pm at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

New Musicals Inc. Releases New Video Interviews with Joe Barros and Jeff Herbst
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Another video from the Stages Musical Theatre Festival was just released this week. New Musicals Inc. aired 51 hours of live streamcast footage of musical theatre readings, concerts, creative sessions, as well as interviews with writers and producers, all part of the most recent Stages Musical Theatre Festival. The Festival ran for fifteen years in Chicago before New Musicals Inc. brought it to the West Coast about a decade ago. (more...)

Holiday Concerts Announced for Christmas Week in Walnut Creek
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera ring in the holiday season with two special performances of A LEMONY SNICKET HOLIDAY on Saturday, December 23 2017 at 4PM and 8PM at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek. The program features an audience sing-along, selections from the Nutcracker, Sleigh Ride, and modern narrated orchestral classic The Composer is Dead. Tickets also include free, family-friendly activities in the lobby starting an hour before the show. (more...)

Christmas Cheer Comes To Trustus Theatre This December!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Trustus Theatre is producing three world premiere shows on their Main Stage this season, and the first of these exciting productions is finally here: A Christmas Miracle at the Richland Fashion Mall. This show by Columbians and for Columbians opens on the Trustus Theatre's Thigpen Main Stage on Friday, December 1 and runs through Saturday, December 16, 2017. Shows run Wednesday through Sunday for three packed weeks. Tickets may be purchased at, or by calling the Trustus Box Office at 803-254-9732. (more...)

Lifeline Theatre Announces 21st Annual FILLET OF SOLO Storytelling Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Lifeline Theatre Artistic Director Dorothy Milne and former Live Bait Theater Artistic Director Sharon Evans are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, running January 12 28, 2018. Celebrating the breadth of Chicago's enduring storytelling and live lit scene, Lifeline brings 12 storytelling collectives and seven solo performers together for a three-week, multi-venue selection of powerful personal stories. (more...)

Gilles Peress presents YAKOV'S CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

In 1998 the Joint Jewish Distribution Committee (JDC) invited Gilles Peress to create a body of work using materials in the JDC archive. With the permission of the JDC, Peress drew from the archival texts, photographs and other materials he found to build three interlocking narratives that helped him intellectually and emotionally grapple with the horrors of the 1930s and 1940s. The resulting installation, Yakov's Children, consists of three oversized volumes each over six feet wide when opened that were first exhibited in Artist in an Archive at the International Center for Photography (New York, 1999) before travelling to the Miami Art Museum, the Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco) and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. (more...)

Ailey's Five-Week New York City Center Season Kicks Off 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off a five-week holiday season on Wednesday, November 29 with a star-studded gala benefit, including a performance at New York City Center, and dinner-party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. The gala honors Ailey Board President Debra L. Lee (Chairman and Chief Executive Office of BET Networks) for her commitment to the advancement of arts and culture and her dedication to the organization, which has helped steer Ailey to success since she joined the board in 2002. Honorary chairs for the evening are music and film stars Queen Latifah and Janelle Mon e. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsal for KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 21, 2017

Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods,Guys & Dolls) plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS Begins Tonight At Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Back by popular demand, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents the highly anticipated return of the cheeky holiday classic Q Brothers Christmas Carol, from hip-hop sensations the Q Brothers Collective and developed with CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton. After three wildly successful runs in 2013, 2014, and 2015 to sold-out houses, the raucous and irreverent musical event now takes the stage of the Theater's innovative third venue, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Hershey Felder Brings New Work OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY to TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the Bay Area premiere of the stunning musical tribute, Our Great Tchaikovsky, written and performed by Hershey Felder, who shattered box office records at TheatreWorks with his acclaimed portrayals of Irving Berlin and Beethoven. Exploring both current Russian politics and historical context, piano virtuoso Felder brings to life the music and story of composer Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in a time-bending tale. From the iconic ballets Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker, to the outrageous 1812 Overture and brilliant symphonic works, this powerful music journey travels from Czarist times to today, bringing vivid life to a haunted genius. Our Great Tchaikovsky will be presented January 10 February 11, 2018 (press opening: January 13) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($45-$105) and more information the public may visit or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

TELEMUNDO Presents MILAGROS DE NAVIDAD (CHRISTMAS MIRACLES), Uplifting Emotional Stories of Hope and Triumph Starting 11/27 at 8PM/7C
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

TELEMUNDO Presents MILAGROS DE NAVIDAD (CHRISTMAS MIRACLES), Uplifting Emotional Stories of Hope and Triumph Starting 11/27 at 8PM/7C The emotional episodic series showcases real and inspiring stories of hope, adversity and triumph for the holiday season (more...)

Jeffrey Kahane to Conduct, Perform with Alisa Weilerstein and the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Jeffrey Kahane will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17, from the piano; conduct Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, with cellist Alisa Weilerstein as soloist; and conduct Haydn's Symphony No. 98, from the fortepiano, Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 5 at 11:00 a.m.; Saturday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Justin Guarini Steps in for Injured Leading Man in THE NEW WORLD at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

What do you do when the leading man of a world premiere musical suffers an injury less than 48 hours before the first preview? For Bucks County Playhouse, the answer was simple: Call Justin Guarini. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

If you had told a Chicagoan 100 years ago that a tour of the Chicago River would top every visitor's list, you would have been laughed out of town. What was once a meandering weed-choked stream turned smelly industrial channel is now lined with soaring skyscrapers and jammed with tour boats jockeying for position with kayakers and water taxis. Today the Chicago River is more popular than ever, with a new Riverwalk, dramatic new towers and boathouses, and entire new neighborhoods rising along the river's edge. (more...)

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