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Chicago - 1996 - Off-Broadway

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 - May 9, 2021
Christine Pedi's concert, as part of Seth Rudetsky's Seth Concert Series, premiered today at 3pm, and will re-air tonight at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2021
Following today's semifinal competition, ten singers have advanced to the final round of the Metropolitan Opera's 2021 National Council Auditions—the Grand Finals Concert, which will be streamed live on Sunday, May 16, at 3pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 8-9, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Today (May 7) in live streaming: Next on Stage is back to introduce the College Top 30, an Anastasia reunion on Stars in the House, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will return to the Broadway stage on Tuesday, September 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Linzi Hateley – who starred in the original London Palladium production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - will make a return to the musical in this summer's strictly limited season at the iconic theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Ride the Cyclone: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the musical that has sold out hit productions across the US and Canada – is available in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 7.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
On Saturday, May 22nd at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream AYA or Dear Lover by Fernanda Coppel (King Liz, “How To Get Away With Murder”).  Directed by Estefania Fadul, this production will feature Raul Castillo (“Looking,” “Atypical”), Tina Huang (“Rizzoli & Isles,” “Arrow”), and Roxana Ortega (“The Casagrandes,” “American Vandal”). 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
The voice on the soundtrack of many childhoods, Liz Callaway made a name for herself on stages from New York to South Korea, and continues to connect with audiences virtually until theatre is back in full force.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company announced winners of its 14th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals,  held virtually on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7pm ET. The first place winner was Taloria Merricks from Atlanta; second place, Taylor Jackson from Atlanta; and third place, Tyla Uzo from Los Angeles.
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2021
'Asian Voices' will air across linear in the following markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham and Fresno, as well as on the stations' 32 connected TV apps on streaming platforms Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku.   
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2021
“From the beginning, the making of this album was all about self-exploration and the joys that come from leaning into my own inner compass and pushing myself in ways that I never had before,” shares Shaw.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
The West Harlem Art Fund will present their new exhibition WE ARE IN REACH on Governors Island in the historic district of Nolan Park. The show is open now through June 25, 2021 for the public. '...as we look at human existence, it all began in Africa. WE ARE IN REACH looks at how those of African descent honor memory, philosophy and tradition.'
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Shining Light, a non-profit organization that brings arts and personal development programs to prisons and jails throughout the country, has partnered with Broadway actors, professional musicians and dancers, and independent filmmakers to produce 10 original creative works written by men and women in prison.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
The virtual play Missed Connections starring Jon Tai has recouped its capitalization Off Broadway after one week of performances. The live, interactive play with magic, conceived for an intimate virtual experience, continues at Off Broadway’s 59e59 Theaters through May 20 as part of 59e59’s Plays in Space Series. 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that multiple shows are indeed beginning performances at under 8 shows a week. A rep for The Phantom of The Opera has confirmed that the show will be initially starting with less than 8 performances per week. 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Broadway, television and recording artist, Karen Mason will perform two shows at Bucks County Playhouse as part of its recently announced Broadway Spotlight Concert Series. 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Citadel Theatre Company will return to live, in-person, indoor performances in September with a season of four productions – three plays plus the company's traditional holiday musical - according to Artistic Director Scott Phelps.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Crazy Woke Asians annual Comedy Festival will take place on Saturday, May 29th and Sunday, May 30th at the Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, from 1-11PM PST and 2-9PM PST, respectively.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Leave it to Chicago's always-inventive Lucky Plush Productions to pair the aesthetics of retro video games with a turbo-charged line-up of Chicago dance, theater, music and comedy performers for the company's next major work, The Map of Now, a radically new, interactive digital festival premiering June 25 and 26, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
On Saturday, May 15, the Cincinnati Arts Association's Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts will open Material Message: Photographs of Fabric, a group exhibition of photographers curated by Marcella Hackbardt (Mt. Vernon, OH) responding to fabric's aesthetic, formal, and conceptual potential, exploiting the medium's malleability to construct messages ranging from notions of the veil to reveries of memory.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to 'This Song is Awesome,' a new track from Ride the Cyclone!
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
Helen Money stands as one of the most unique and versatile cellists working today. Composer Alison Chesley uses the instrument to access and channel the extremities of human emotion, employing extensive sonic manipulation and an array of plucking and bowing techniques to summon an astonishing breadth and depth of sound.
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
The season kicks off with writer and comedian CJ Hunt’s directorial debut, The Neutral Ground, on July 5.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
George Critchlow has announced the release of his new memoir, The Lifer and the Lawyer. The narrative adeptly and unflinchingly raises questions about childhood neglect, unequal opportunity, excessive sentencing, racial bigotry, and the role of faith and reflection in redeeming broken lives.
by Team BWW - May 6, 2021
Christine Pedi is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
Recorded in their hometown of Chicago, with long-time collaborator/producer, Matt Jordan, Bless My Psyche is the follow up to 2017’s ‘Rhombithian’, and continues to juxtapose hopeful expectations and the disappointment of reality through wry and witty lyrics and catchy indie punk.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
As a result of the state changes in Covid regulations, the company will now present its first live in theatre performance for a limited number of physically distanced seats on June 26, 2021, at 7pm at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts. Following the performance a virtual encore will be available.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
The sun will come out tomorrow. That's because after over a year of waiting, New York officials have at last spread word that Broadway will indeed soon be back. Which shows will return when? BroadwayWorld has gathered all of the latest news on the return of live theatre. Check back regularly for updates!
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
The title track to CRASH OF THE CROWN was released today—premiering exclusively during Eddie Trunk’s “Trunk Nation” program on SiriusXM Satellite Radio--and is now available to stream and download with pre-orders on digital platforms.
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
Baron Cohen will become only the fourth recipient of the highly-coveted award, which honors an actor who has made incomparable contributions to the world of comedy, providing a major influence through their work and transforming the genre at-large.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today that members of the A.R.T./Broadway cast of the hit musical sensation SIX will reunite on The Lunch Room on Tuesday, June 1 at 12PM ET. 
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Downstage Arts's Annual Spring Fundraising Event will kick off with their  Annual Teen Cohort performance on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. CST. They will continue their weekend with their Spring Cocktail Class on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. CST.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Following a year of shuttered doors, Feinstein’s at the Nikko announced today they will reopen later this month with a lineup of fan favorites, Broadway stars, and local icons who will take the stage at San Francisco’s premier nightclub.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Star Linzi Hateley will join the West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat when it returns to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Goodman Theatre announces its next Future Labs virtual reading as Nora Carroll's Lot 110, directed by Lili-Anne Brown.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2021
Fresh from its first successful mental health-focused Los Angeles event, The Shift, a digital platform led by a diverse, all-female executive team of impact producers, today announced that popular, multimedia and iHeart 103.5 KISS FM Morning Radio personality Paulina Roe will co-host The Shift Wellness Rally’s Chicago virtual event with Adrienne Finch, a digital content creator and entrepreneur with a social media following of more than 1.2 million.
by TV Scoop - May 10, 2021
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Monday, May 17, 2021!
by TV Scoop - May 10, 2021
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of PRODIGAL SON and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Tuesday, May 18, 2021!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces that its primary annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, will take place live and in person on Thursday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Bard SummerScape 2021 opens with the live world premiere of I was waiting for the echo of a better day, a major new commission from Pam Tanowitz, the Fisher Center's inaugural Choreographer-in-Residence, with Jessie Montgomery, next Composer-in-Residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2021
The pair--who were instantly bonded by a mutual love of the ever-changing landscape of modern hip-hop--also just shared their new single “Vibrate” along with a video that sees them take over UK amusement park Alton Towers.
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2021
Special VIP packages are also available, including limited Meet & Greet Experiences, an invitation to Lindsey’s World (a pre-show party where Lindsey will share her experiences in life and music), an immersive experience showcasing Stirling’s costumes and memorabilia, and music more
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2021
The festival’s venue partners include some of the most iconic showrooms in Nashville, including Ryman Auditorium.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Beginning this Friday, May 14, Carnegie Hall will offer weekly free full-length concert streams featuring legendary classical musicians in inspirational performances from some of the finest concert halls around the world.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
The remainder of the concert's program is devoted to two master orchestrators Elgar and Tchaikovsky. Elgar's Sospiri (Sighs) was composed in 1914 on the eve of World War I, and reflects the mood of the times with its melancholy intensity. Tchaikovsky drew inspiration for his Serenade from Mozart, but the work ends with decidedly Russian exuberance.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company will present a unique compilation of highlights from the broadcast premieres of three acclaimed works by Lar Lubovitch including the duet from Concerto Six Twenty-Two, danced by the Lubovitch company; Othello, performed by San Francisco Ballet; and The Planets, created for an ensemble of both ice skaters and non-skating dancers from the US and Canada.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Crystal Kellogg (Broadway's Finding Neverland), Nathaniel Hackmann (Broadway's Les  Misérables) and Terra C. MacLeod (Broadway's Chicago and The Lizzy Maguire Movie) head Tuacahn Amphitheatre's 2021 season. For the 25th anniversary season, Tuacahn is  producing their biggest season ever with popular productions Disney's Beauty and the  Beast and Annie.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
This summer, Chicago Phil Chamber returns for three outdoor, socially-distanced concerts in the parking lot of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie:  Chicago Phil Brass: Brass with Sass on June 27, Chicago Phil Chamber: Backlot Beethoven on July 25, and a third concert on August 5 (program to be announced shortly).