By Colin Douglas Especially these days, some NYC shows open and close so abruptly you’d never know they even existed. But back during the Golden Era of Broadway, musicals like this gem, Fiddler on the Roof, with a book adapted by Joseph Stein from the stories of Sholem Aleichem, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics
Archives for August 2014
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for Evil Dead – The Musical, winner of the 2007 Dora Audience Choice Award as Toronto’s favorite show., as it unleashes its mayhem and fun on the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut, Chicago) from Sept. 23 through Oct. 12.“We’re
Evanston-based Light Opera Works’ 2014 season continues with Fiddler on the Roof through Aug. 24, followed by Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits, Oct. 3-12 and The Merry Widow, Dec. 19-31. Tickets and discount packages are available by phone (847) 920-5360 and online at www.LightOperaWorks.com.
By Barry Reszel Three particularly stellar performances in a world premiere musical with a probable long-term future make Black Ensemble Theatre’s The Marvelous Marvelettes an intriguing summer entertainment option. This new story of Motown’s first hit group is a less sanitized, more accessible version of Berry Gordy’s startup record label than seen in the extravagant
Broadway In Chicago announces the casting and creative team for the world premiere of Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale, written by and starring iconic rocker Dee Snider, directed by Adam John Hunter and produced by John B. Yonover, in association with Vicki and Bob Liggett, Charles Brennan and Mary and John Cooper. The