The cast and staff of Brown Paper Box Co.’s summer production of Now. Here. This. was surprised on Friday, August 5, by the show’s original creative team, collaborators, and stars. Jeff Bowen (music and lyrics), Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell (book), and original director and choreographer Michael Berresse caught the Chicago premiere of their work
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CHICAGO – This all new musical comedy tells the tale of two delusional lounge singers whose beliefs they are destined for greatness are put to the test. “The Starlight Lounge Presents Bracket & Spootz” begins previews August 11, opens August 25 at The Annoyance Theatre. The Starlight Lounge was once the jewel of the Catskills, but
Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Thalia Hall partner to present a two-night-only concert event from Belgium as part of the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago celebration—Theater Zuidpool’s Macbeth. A dynamic and feverish production bordering between underground opera and rock concert, this Macbeth is a music theater deconstruction of one of Shakespeare’s most recognizable works with an original score
CHICAGO – Hold the door for “Thrones! The Musical Parody,” returning to the Apollo Theater Chicago (2540 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) September 15 following a successful start to performances earlier this summer. From the creative team behind “Baby Wants Candy” and “50 Shades! The Musical Parody,” the fall run of the “Game of Thrones” send-up features
Refuge Theatre Project’s first musical movie sing-long extravaganza, of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, is set for Aug. 18, 8 pm, North Bar, 1637 West North Avenue, Chicago. Presale tickets are $15, and are available here. The price includes cover charge, one drink and props galore. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door for