Chicago – “Oh, what a circus. Oh, what a show…” Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the iconic Evita, based on the life of Argentinian First Lady Eva Perón. This Tony Award-winning musical features lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and was originally directed by Harold Prince. Drury Lane’s production of Evita is directed and
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Chicago – L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and crew of the spectacular musical comedy PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, running in the Venus Cabaret Theater from March 20 through June 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 29 at 7:30pm. Adapted from the beloved movie-musical,The Adventures of
Chicago, IL – Drury Lane Theatre for Young Audiences presents Shrek the Musical, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Shrek the Musical runs April 30 – June 13, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury
Multiple listenings (cast recording, Paramount?) will be required to capture all of the Mahler/Schmuckler genius. Songs like the opening “32 Hour Bus Ride,” “Pull It Off,” “Hidden Value” and the tender “Tie Your Shoes” are but one person’s favorites; each patron will certainly find his/her/their own.
CHICAGO – The League of Chicago Theatres and ComEd are now accepting applications for the 2020 ComEd Powering the Arts grant program to help local arts institutions reach audiences that otherwise would not have access to the arts. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofit arts and cultural institutions located within ComEd’s