CHICAGO—In the first rock ‘n’ roll performances of its production history, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar—the North American debut of Timothy Sheader’s explosive, high-energy, Olivier Award-winning production from London’s Regent’s Park Open-Air Theatre, presented April 27-May 20, 2018 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N.
Archives for December 2017
Chicago – Tony Award nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, who performed two sold-out shows at Pride Arts Center in January 2017, will return on January 21 and 22 with CHARLES BUSCH: MY KINDA ‘60S – a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer.
Pride Films and Plays’s monthly series of shows spotlighting a cross-genre feast of queer and queer-ally local performers will continue Saturday, December 30th at 8pm with a show hosted by drag artists Coco Iman and Ryan Royale. The featured acts will include a return appearance by standup comedian Jake Dewar, who appeared in the November
Chicago – Back by popular demand, The Second City’s She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City, returns to the stage in 2018. Under the direction of Carly Heffernan with musical direction by Mary Mahoney, She the People
Chicago – The Jeff Awards received the results of an independent research project, is sharing the results with the public, and is acting on key issues identified. Taproot+ conducted the project among Chicago area theatre companies. Taproot+ is a non-profit organization that provides pro bono services by volunteer professionals. The research project was conducted in