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The Visit - 2001 - Chicago (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More

based on the play Der Besuch der alten Dame (The Visit) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Claire was driven from her hometown in disgrace when she was 17, betrayed by her lover. Many years (and seven husbands) later, she returns (beautifully dressed, but with a wooden leg) to her now-impoverished stomping grounds and offers to save the town. The price? Nothing less than the life of Schell.

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by Michael Major - May 6, 2022
RCA Records drops Doja Cat’s melodic, bouncy new single “Vegas” from the ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The soundtrack is set to be released the same date as Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film ELVIS, starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks. The track incorporates “Hound Dog” in a unique, singular way that only Doja Cat could ever do.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
Artistic Directors Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner have today announced Paines Plough's Roundabout programme for 2022. The award-winning pop-up venue will be premiering three new plays in rep at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time since 2019. As well as work from three trailblazing playwrights Dipo Baruwa-Etti, Sami Ibrahim and Laura Lindow, Summerhall will also see the return of Chris Bush's critically acclaimed play HUNGRY which premiered at Roundabout last year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2022 summer season, an extension of Man of God due to popular demand, dates and programming for the Fridays@3 reading series, as well as creative teams and casting for Man of God, Most Happy in Concert, and we are continuous. 
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
It has also been announced that Kacey Musgraves will sing 'Can't Help Falling In Love' and Maneskin will sing “If I Can Dream.” The soundtrack will also feature Eminem, Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, Cee Lo Green, Gary Clark Jr., Paravi, Pnau, Yola, Swae Lee, Diplo, and Jazmine Sullivan.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that due to Chita Rivera recently testing positive for COVID-19, Ms. Rivera's upcoming TRUST Cabaret Series performances Chita Rivera: A Legendary Celebration, on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Greer Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Avenue, have been rescheduled.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  as rehearsals begin today in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
On Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 at 8 pm, the Catskill Mountain Foundation Presents BAD DATES: Two Singular Studies In Dating—a night of short plays directed by Mark Singer — featuring Check Please by Jonathan Rand, and Books that Did Not Help Me Pick Up Women, by John McCaffrey and Mark Singer. These plays will stream on ShowShare, Broadway-on-Demand's live streaming platform.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
The Bush Theatre continues its 50th Anniversary season with Ambreen Razia's Favour a world premiere co-produced with Clean Break. Co-directed by Clean Break's Joint Artistic director Róisín McBrinn and Sophie Dillon Moniram, the cast is today announced as Avita Jay, Renu Brindle, Rina Fatania, and Ashna Rabheru.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
On the afternoon of Monday, May 16, 2022, the First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden visited with students at The Washington Ballet at THEARC in Southeast Washington, D.C. The visit supported The Washington Ballet's announcement of its new scholarship initiative designed to support pathways and pipelines into the study of ballet. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022
Chita Rivera will appear on WNBC’s New York Live on Tuesday, May 17th at 11:30am to announce the nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), has announced the recording of their original cast album, to be produced by Barry Manilow and co-produced by Lawrence Manchester. Jill Dell'Abate is the Production Manager.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
Nearly one million people in the United States are living with Parkinson's disease and about 60,000 people in this country are diagnosed each year with the brain disorder, which primarily affects motor functions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced Mike Lew as the recipient of the 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for his play tiny father. Lew will receive the $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2022
Led by a Broadway cast, the iconic tale of The Little Match Girl returns to New York City on Friday, April 8, 2022. This special one-night concert will be presented as a benefit for UNICEF USA and their ongoing efforts in Ukraine.
by Dan Marois - Mar 28, 2022
La Cage Aux Folles currently playing at the Seacoast Repertory Theater in Portsmouth is a reminder of how far we come in the world of acceptance.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022
Four men, old friends, hold a party. They discuss personal and historical matters, the long-given and the irrevocable, they talk about the extinction of humankind, the global powers’ geopolitical escapades, the corruptness of the Czech elites.
by - Mar 25, 2022
Special Offer - Barry Manilow. Bruce Sussman. The Manhattan Transfer. Marx Brothers. Comedian Harmonists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that the 2021 ICON Award-recipient and Broadway legend Chita Rivera of New York City, New York has joined Porchlight’s Advisory Board.
by Drew Eberhard - Mar 25, 2022
For Thursday evening’s performance of Frozen the Musical the crowd was buzzing, little girls and women of all ages appeared in Elsa and Anna dresses, and some were carrying Olafs by their side in anticipation of a magical trip to the fictional Arendelle. Like many of us immersed in pop culture and especially here in the Sunshine State where Disney makes Central Florida a primary vacation destination, the magic of Frozen has appeared in our lives in some form or fashion over the course of the last 8-9 years. Since its release in November of 2013, the Disney film Frozen has captivated audiences and families of all ages. From its hit musical numbers to the lovable characters Disney once again created something for everyone. In 2019 Disney released a sequel to the behemoth film and added yet another magical adventure to Arendelle with the release of Frozen 2. Led by an all-star cast of Broadway Legends from Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff to film actress Kristen Bell, Frozen and Frozen 2 warmed even the coldest of hearts and the world of Disney animation has never been the same since, and for that, we are forever thankful.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens in previews this Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for a limited, seven-week run.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022
Today Broadway celebrates the 95th birthday of John Kander, the Tony-Award winning composer of Chicago. To pay tribute to the legendary composer, the cast and crew of Chicago, with surprise guest Lin-Manuel Miranda, released a special performance of “New York, New York,” Kander & Ebb’s song that became the official anthem of New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
After 10 months on view in Seattle at the Museum of Pop Culture, the popular exhibition Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume – developed in collaboration with the Walt Disney Archives – closes April 17, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Prospect Theater Company announced today the complete casting for their upcoming work-in-process concert presentation of The Oscar Micheaux Suite. The concert performances of The Oscar Micheaux Suite will take place on Saturday, March 26th at 2pm & 7pm, and Sunday, March 27th at 2pm at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street).
by Peter Nason - Mar 14, 2022
She calls this production of SWEET CHARITY 'fabulous!' It runs through March 20th in Largo at the Central Park Performing Arts Center.
by Ron Bierman - Mar 14, 2022
Conductor Yves Abel arrived in San Diego from Europe a few days ago to begin rehearsals for Romeo and Juliet by French composer Charles Gounod. The Maestro does get around a lot, even for an internationally in-demand musician. His wife and boys five and eight sometimes travel with him when he conducts but remain at home in Italy this time. Perhaps Abel’s wanderlust began in childhood. His family immigrated from France to French-speaking Quebec when he was young. His father couldn’t find work there, so it was off to English-speaking Toronto where he spent most of his formative years. Next stop New York City for study at the Mannes School of Music, and after New York frequent work in Italy, then Germany. Abel’s travel has resulted in fluency in French, English, Italian and German.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
The Lucille Lortel Theatre is pleased to announce the recipients of the 3rd Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship, created as an opportunity for aspiring young writers citywide to get unparalleled access to professional theater artists for mentoring. The Fellows and Finalists of the program represent every borough of NYC. Each aspiring playwright submitted an original 10-minute play, and was judged by the following panel of playwrights and directors: Preston Burger, Gethsemane Herron, A.J. Muhammad, Cherry Lou Sy, and Gabriel Vega Weissman. Plays were chosen based on dramatic structure and the playwright's individual voice.  
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 6, 2022
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by - Apr 5, 2022
Special Offer - 2-4-1 tix to a Broadway Led Benefit Concert for the Children of Ukraine!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022
The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented to the team of Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke by Heidi Blickenstaff and Julia Murney on Monday May 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony at Bond 45. T
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
Taylor A. Blackman's new play Riverside Drive, directed by recent Barbara Whitman award recipient NJ Agwuna (Clyde's on Broadway), Riverside Drive will receive Industry Readings on May 3rd, 2022 at 11AM & 2PM.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is pleased to announce that the Museum was awarded Visit Canton/ArtsInStark Cultural Tourism Grants in support of its Spring and Fall Exhibitions for 2022. CMA has been a part of the Visit Canton cultural tourism marketing efforts since the program's inception in 2018, and most recently was awarded the first Major Arts Event Grant for its American Impressionism exhibition, Dancing in the Light.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for King Lear opening 10 June - 24 July.
by Michael Major - Apr 26, 2022
ELVIS is an epic spectacle from filmmaker Baz Luhrmann that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) through the prism of his relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The soundtrack features Elvis’s body of work spanning the 1950s, 60s and 70s, while also celebrating his diverse musical influences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that  applications are now open for the 2022 Fellowship program.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Asolo Repertory Theatre is presenting the world premiere of the new musical KNOXVILLE. The project reunites Frank Galati, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the Tony Award-winning creative team behind Broadway's Ragtime.
by Stan Jenson - Apr 15, 2022
Conservativism and religious hypocrisy take it on the chin in the newest play coming up this month from Script2Stage2Screen.  S2S2S is a company in Rancho Mirage which presents previously unproduced scripts as staged readings with blocking and suggested sets and costumes, but with scripts in hand.  For several years, their season finale has been a comedy written and directed by Jason Hull, a Palm Springs local.  His plays have developed a strong following of fans who love the situation comedies of the 70’s and 80’s.  They know they will have a good time with plenty of belly laughs.  The play runs for two nights only, April 22 and 23, and seating is limited.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
With Cyrano de Bergerac opening tonight at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, The Jamie Lloyd Company today announce full cast for its production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a version by Anya Reiss directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barry Manilow has released a statement, sharing that due to testing positive for COVID-19, he will be unable to attend the opening night performance of his musical HARMONY. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Come celebrate CHITA RIVERA who headlines the Shubert Theatre’s 2022 Gala on June 8 with her unique concert event, “The Rhythm of My Life.” The Shubert’s Gala Event will begin at 6:00pm with an elegant and festive cocktail reception, followed by Chita Rivera’s performance at 8:00pm and concludes with a dessert reception following the show.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The 4th annual Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Monday, June 20 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s cut off for Chita Rivera Awards consideration is Sunday, May 1, and the nominations will be announced on May 5.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens this Wednesday night to a sold-out crowd at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of her Juno Award-winning album, The Visit, independent Canadian artist and composer Loreena McKennitt is heading out on tour this fall. Aptly titled The Visit Revisited, the tour makes its way to Toronto on Monday, October 3 at the newly revitalized Massey Hall. Tickets on sale this Thursday, April 14 at 10am ET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its spectacular line-up of shows for its 2022-2023 Subscription Series. Back by popular demand, multiple series genres will be available on a season ticket basis including Broadway, Curtain Call, Jazz, Cabaret, Chamber, and Family series.