By Patrick O’Brien Ladies and gentlemen, whether you like it or not, the famously acoustic Theo Ubique has gone electric in the name of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Up to 11, in fact; they hand out earplugs. Keep your ears open, though, because they give off quite a reviving jolt. Hard to believe Hedwig
(Chicago, IL) Due to popular demand, Goodman Theatre adds eight performances to its run of The Music Man, staged by Tony Award-winning Director Mary Zimmerman—now appearing through August 11. Hailed a “musical comedy at its feel-good best” (The New York Times), Meredith Willson’s Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece, based on the story by Willson and Franklin
Penned by visiting Missourians Ben Auxier, Brian Huther and Seth Macchi, and directed by their cohort Rusty Sneary, this gag-a-second, mile-a-minute romp just goes to show that sometimes, the oldest jokes in the book are still in the book for a reason.
Chicago—This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago
CHICAGO – Founding Artistic Director Fred Anzevino today announced a partial lineup of musicals for the company’s second year in residence at the Howard Street Theatre, the venue developed by the City of Evanston specifically for the company. As it had in most seasons prior to the company’s move from the No Exit Café in