Thankfully, director Rudy Hogenmiller trusts the music and libretto enough to direct the piece in a straightforward fashion that makes this production a solid Sondheim primer, for anyone ready for next-level musical theatre performance.
Archives for December 2018
Chicago – Full casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays’ production of SOUTHERN COMFORT. The musical will open to the press on March 4, 2019 in the Broadway theater of the Pride Arts Center and play through March 31. In SOUTHERN COMFORT, Robert, a transgender man living in rural Georgia among his chosen
Chicago—Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today that the Theater will stage the critically acclaimed new musical SIX, written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, following its debut in the United Kingdom and celebrated West End run. The six wives of King Henry VIII join forces for an electrifying musical celebration of empowerment—shining a spotlight on women who are so much more than
By Patrick O’Brien To discuss Fiddler on the Roof, one must first talk about the descriptor “universal.” It’s certainly apt for this beloved musical, to be sure. Name a single culture that has not in any way been influenced by internal or external forces to either adapt or shed their traditions, or perish. Impossible. There’s
CHICAGO – Black Box Acting, Chicago’s premier actor training program, today announced a change in ownership. Andrew Cutler, Amanda Fink and Eric Gerard will succeed co-founders and longtime co-owners Audrey Francis and Laura Hooper. Black Box will remain at its current headquarters at 2625 W. North Ave. near Chicago’s Logan Square, Wicker Park and West