Queen of the Mist

£11.25

Pint of Wine Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen Of The Mist comes to the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019. Queen Of The Mist, which received its UK premiere in a sold-out run at the Jack Studio Theatre in April, is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design. With a soaring score that incorporates turn of the century themes with LaChiusa's insightful and engaging style, this award-winning musical is the story of how one woman risked death so that she could live.

Schedule

Mon - Sat 7.30pm

Wed matinee 2.30pm

Sat matinee 3.00pm

Charing Cross Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
Pint of Wine Theatre Company will bring the European professional premier of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mistto the Jack Studio Theatre in Brockley from the 9thto 27thApril 2019.  
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce award-winning actress Barbara E. Robertson will star as Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor in its Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine) direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. Newly-arranged for an all-femme quintet, QUEEN OF THE MIST will play May 25 - July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
BoHo Theatre Artistic Director Peter Marston Sullivan welcomes Marie Christine composer, lyricist and librettist Michael John LaChiusa in a post-show talkback following BoHo's performance of the musical tonight, November 17, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Firebrand Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, based on the sensational true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls. Featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine), direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster, QUEEN OF THE MIST will play May 26 - July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Pint of Wine Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist is to transfer to Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
Fresh from bringing the story of a 63 year old Niagra daredevil Annie Edson Taylor to life with the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's musical Queen of the Mist, Pint Of Wine Theatre Company are switching things up….
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
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by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine), direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Still exhausted from running around BroadwayCon all weekend? Ease into the new week by reading the top stories from around the Broadway World!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Pint of Wine Theatre Company, an innovative theatre company providing opportunities for artists, technicians and practitioners to challenge the conventions on how theatre should be presented, is excited to announce its full 2019 season: the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist in April at the Jack Studio Theatre, a full production of the iconic Mame in December at the Cockpit Theatre, a new song and dance production with multi-disciplinary artist Lemington Ridley in the Autumn and a four night cabaret festival in June at the Bussey Building.
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 4, 2019
Rob and Kevin are having a wild, wild party with the brilliant composer/lyricist Michael John LaChiusa whose works include Hello, Again, The Wild Party, First Ladies Suite, First Daughters Suite, Giant, Little Fish, See What I Wanna See, Bernarda Alba, Queen of the Mist, and so many others! 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
Firebrand Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, based on the sensational true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018
The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its winter "Smoker" on Thursday, March 8th 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. The event, held at BMI's headquarters in New York City (7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St. 30th Floor), will showcase new works written and performed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony® Award-winning workshop. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Queen of the Mist is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at transportgroup.org.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017
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by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017
Arnie Burton and Mary Testa have been selected to receive the 2017 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to 1920) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Actors' Equity Association's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street in New York. The announcement was made by Arne Gundersen, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
Performances may have already concluded for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, but there will be more chances to see the cast in action. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new play was recorded for BroadwayHD yesterday, December 11.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
Transport Group has announced initial casting for Man of La Mancha - its first musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Pint of Wine Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Michael John LaChiusa's 'Queen of the Mist' is to transfer to Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Firebrand Theatre is pleased to launch its 2019-20 season with a limited engagement of ALWAYSa?? PATSY CLINE, featuring Artistic Director Harmony France and Christina Hall, who have both previously played the titular music legend. France and Hall will alternate in the roles of Patsy Cline and Louise Seger a?" so if you love the show, come see it again with the cast flipped!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019
Firebrand Theatre will present the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, based on the sensational true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls. Featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine), direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster, QUEEN OF THE MIST will play May 25 - July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Single tickets are currently available at firebrandtheatre.org. The press opening is Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2018
Julia Murney Joins DUETS With The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, and Transport Group, under the leadership of Jack Cummings III (Artistic Director) and Lori Fineman (Executive Director), present a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, now in  previews at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20.  Opening night is Thursday, May 3.  The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), Nathan Darrow (John Buchanan),  Hannah Elless (Nellie Ewell), Elena Hurst (Rosa Gonzales), Marin Ireland (Alma Winemiller), Tina Johnson(Mrs. Bassett), Gerardo Rodriguez (Papa Gonzales), T. Ryder Smith (Reverend Winemiller), Ryan Spahn (Archie Kramer),Jonathan Spivey (Roger Doremus), and Barbara Walsh (Mrs. Winemiller).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
A pair of mid-career Canadian artists visit an older, wealthy couple they met by chance at a holiday party.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
NiCori Studios & Productions announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion", on Sunday, April 29, at 3pm at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center in Bloomfield, NJ. Performers include Meg Flather, D.C. Anderson and Ilene Angel . The Young Musician Moment will be Kiana Carbone.
by Gary Naylor - Apr 12, 2019
Queen of the Mist is a curious musical about the nearly forgotten woman who was first to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel and who lived to tell her story - the problem was that few wanted to hear it the way she told it.