CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago and the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour are thrilled to announce rush tickets will be available for each performance of the Chicago engagement of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, playing at the Oriental Theatre from May 9-14, 2017. These limited seats located in the first two rows of
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By Patrick O’Brien The sheer marble-white the audience encounters at Lyric Opera’s My Fair Lady says a lot. It’s reflective of the Roman mythologizing from which George Bernard Shaw, with much irony, pulled the name Pygmalion for his story of Eliza Doolittle, the guttersnipe “creation” who defied her “creator,” Professor Henry Higgins. It’s also reflective
NAPERVILLE, IL – Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre’s 2017-2018 Season – “Season Seven– Cinema to Stage” “Join us as we celebrate three entertaining pieces of theatre created from three award winning films. From romance to farce to family fun, this season has something for
CHICAGO – Griffin Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 Season with a newly-orchestrated chamber version of the Tony Award-winning musical RAGTIME, reimagined by director Scott Weinstein with new orchestrations by Matt Deitchman, music direction by Jermaine Hill and Ellen Morris and choreography by William Carlos Angulo. With 20 actors, two pianos and a wind instrument, RAGTIME features a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty.
But with Drury Lane Theatre’s exclusive rights to revitalize the sensational Broadway mega-hit with hometown authenticity comes the opportunity to summon more than a few of Chicagoland’s fictional ghosts, even if they don’t appear to give the female inmates a rousing rendition of “Soul Man.”