CHICAGO – “Spamilton,” the critically acclaimed off-Broadway parody of Broadway smash “Hamilton,” created by Gerard Alessandrini, the mastermind behind “Forbidden Broadway,” announced today that the show will open its first production outside New York this spring for a strictly limited 12-week engagement. The Chicago run begins performances Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Royal George
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CHICAGO– Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that film star Richard E. Grant and Broadway standout Lisa O’Hare will star as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle in Lyric Opera’s grand-scale production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s My Fair Lady, April 28-May 21, 2017 (press opening April 29). Richard E. Grant is widely recognized
Quest Theatre Ensemble will offer free performances of the world’s longest running musical to audiences at their home in Andersonville’s Blue Theatre in February and March. The Fantasticks, the musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt based on Edmond Rostand’s Les Romanesques (The Romancers), is a classic story of young love. It tells of two
Chicago – Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, promises a season filled with laughter, love and entertainment. Audiences will be swept away with a salute to the fabulous music of Tony Bennett in I LEFT MY HEART (January 27 – March 5, 2017), enchanted by the magical charm of MARY POPPINS (March 24 –
Somehow, his characterization of the Phantom is simultaneously appealing and revolting, just as he should be. His singing of “Past the Point of No Return” is especially riveting.