I get the woods metaphor for life, the characters’ representations of sundry people and challenges we all meet, the connections to our childhood stories and fears… I hear my professional musical theatre friends positively gush over their castings (or cry over their “thanks…next”s) for the chance to ascend this professional Everest of Sondheim’s complex score and witty, overlapping lyrics.
Archives for August 2019
(Highland Park, IL) Highland Park Players proudly presents the Tony Award-nominated and worldwide sensation musical, MAMMA MIA! Opening September 13th and running through September 22nd at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. in Northbrook. Performances are September 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 PM and September 14, 15, 21, 22 at 2:00 PM. MAMMA MIA!
Chicago, IL – Court Theatre has appointed three new individuals to its staff. Regina Victor joins Court as their first-ever Associate Producer, while Andrew Berg will serve as the theatre’s Director of Development, and Gabrielle Randle will conduct research in conjunction with Court’s Oedipus Trilogy as an Artistic Fellow. Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre shares, “I
Chicago – Drury Lane announces the return engagement of the Queen of Chicago Cabaret, Denise Tomasello, with her cabaret Holding Court at Drury Lane’s Holding Court: Reflections on a Life of Cabaret will run for two performances: Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 at 7:30pm, Tickets, priced $40-$50, are now on sale through the
Chicago – Chicago’s singer/songwriter Kevin Pollack premieres new summer hit, “Man About Town” music video through BroadwayWorld today. Pollack gives a sweet story of the perfect date through the vision of two directors, Deric Gochenauer and Lincoln Rogers and their crew. Tony Award Nominee Mary Bridget Davies was quoted saying, “The video is the sweetness