Chicago— The International Centre for Women Playwrights has announced the 2017 recipients of the 50/50 Applause Awards, including three theatres from Chicago. Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater and Windy City Playhouse were among 58 international recipients honored for producing 50% or more plays by women playwrights during the 2016/17 season. The 2017 International Centre for
Archives for September 2017
By Josh Flanders The Legend of Georgia McBride (about a down-and-out, baby-on-the-way Elvis impersonator-turned-drag-queen) is a Priscilla Queen of the Desert meets The Full Monty kind of experience, with all the ups (and downs) of the time period that spawned them – the 1990s. Like these films, this play exposes its audience to a world
Lincolnshire, IL – From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time for the holidays, running October 25 through December 31 with a press opening on Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago and Producer Paula Wagner are thrilled to announce a new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, Garry Marshall’s PRETTY WOMAN, will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere stage production in Chicago in the spring of 2018 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph)
CHICAGO – Collaboraction, the Chicago-based theater company dedicated to social change, collaboration and original work, announces the appointment of Dr. Marcus Robinson as its new Managing Director. A transformational leader of non-profit management, talent development, corporate culture, and diversity with inclusion, Robinson comes to Collaboraction prepared and eager to spread the company’s core mission. He