CHICAGOLAND—Leadership of ChicagolandMusicalTheatre.com, the online presence established by Libertyville’s Barry Reszel in 2014 and branded as “a dynamic community for passionate participants and patrons of musical theatre in Chicago and its suburbs,” is transferring May 1 to Chicago’s Patrick O’Brien, a longtime contributor to the site. O’Brien will be responsible for all site content as
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By Quinn Rigg As fireplaces begin to glow and kitchens begin working overtime, people are trying to find footing as they take the next steps forward. The nation is in flux, families are in quarantine and entire communities are still in limbo. And yet, hope sits on the horizon. This holiday season has the same
By Quinn Rigg There are around 1000 questions lingering in the minds of every theatregoer, artist, and producer in a pandemic that’s irrevocably unhinged the cultural norm. The Beautiful City Project has created an event to honor and contribute to a recovering artistic community with “The Top 100” — a collaborative musical theatre marathon between
CHICAGO —In this 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, small theatres across Chicago are taking major steps to be more inclusive, generous and accessible, reaffirming Chicago’s growing reputation as the epicenter of storefront theatre in the United States. Many small theatres are evolving their company thanks in part to the Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Chicago gets shellacked by ice and freezing cold, but at Underscore Theatre, the show goes on. Shows, plural, actually.