This is a tale of tenderness, and the six actors each embody two men alternatively separated across four decades with a lived-in familiarity and well-forged chemistry. And when they all sing together (under the heartfelt musical guidance of Manning), it’s all the more magical.
Archives for July 2019
CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are delighted to announce that CORDUROY will make its Chicago return just in time for the holidays! Playing at Broadway In Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut), this limited engagement will run November 15, 2019 through January 5, 2020. Individual tickets will
WHO: CATS cast members in-costume and notable felines, joined by cats up for adoption through Windy Kitty Cat Café. WHAT: Sashay the red carPET, one-by-one, for their big moment: CATS Opening Night in Chicago WHERE: James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph), under the marquee WHEN: Wednesday, July 17 at 6:45 p.m. ABOUT CATS CATS
Evanston, IL – As the bells of Notre Dame’s cathedral sound in 15th-century Paris, Quasimodo–a captive bell-ringer–escaped his captor to join the Feast of Fools, and is rejected by every reveler except one. A lushly-scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story of love and acceptance, by the creators of WICKED and ALADDIN, with songs from
Greater still than the intriguing environment created inside Chicago’s gorgeous Cadillac Palace and the interesting costumes by Andreané Neofitou and Christine Rowland) is the music; as soon as the dramatic first notes are heard, there is no doubt the star of this production is Claude-Michel Schönberg’s (music) and Herbert Kretzmer’s (lyrics) lustrous songbook.