As the most enjoyable number in the entire show suggests, we should all be mindful of growing up. When the children in the show sing the heart-swelling “When I Grow Up,” they literally soar beyond the wall of stage-lights and over the tops of audiences as they swing back and forth.
Archives for March 2016
By Erin Fleming Chicagoland fans of Shakespearean musical adaptations take heart: those whose star-crossed cravings weren’t quenched by Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Romeo et Juliette can find their next fix with Paramount Theatre’s gorgeously-mounted production of West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein‘s and Stephen Sondheim’s contemporary retelling of, what else, Romeo and Juliet. This hauntingly dark
Chicago, Ill. – Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, presents the award winning musical comedy sensation The Producers, from April 14 to June 26, 2016. It is truly a “boffo” hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The production will be led by Jeff-Award winners L. Walter
CHICAGO – BoHo Theatre, now in its 12th season, announced today the appointment of BoHo company member Meg Love as the company’s new Executive Director. Love has been part of the company since 2012, serving as producer, production manager, and stage manager prior to accepting the new position. (Read the full release here.)
By Jori Waldron Based on the well-known series of books by Mary Pope Osborne, Emerald City Theatre’s newest production, Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans, brings a jazzy musical experience to young audiences. The history of page to stage began when Osborne’s husband Will suggested she write a book featuring Louis Armstrong, one