CHICAGO – Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, featuring music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), book and additional lyrics by Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants Musical), with direction by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.
Archives for October 2019
Pride Films and Plays’ annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with. This year’s event will honor a beloved figure in the Chicago theater scene —Robert Ollis, musical director of many shows with Pride Films and Plays, Underscore Theatre Company, Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick Chicago,
CHICAGO – American Blues Theater continues its 2019-2020 Season with its 18th Annual Production of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! from Frank Capra’s film and directed by Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! runs November 14, 2019 – January 4,
You wouldn’t derive “timid” or “anemic” from a pitch as this: Fifteen years ago, our lead Vanessa (Carisa Gonzalez) was stabbed and left for dead by her best childhood friend Ronnie. Now a stagnating clickbait writer on the skids, Vanessa’s going back home to interview Ronnie to find closure, save her job, maybe patch things up with her family.
After an incredibly popular preview run this past April, Moving Bench Theatre is bringing The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham to The Greenhouse Theatre Center. The hilarious, heartbreaking, (mostly) true tale of the first woman to ever be “trolled” through the media. With an eclectic mix of storytelling techniques, this musically driven play shines a comedic