Lyric Unlimited, the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s initiative to provide relevant cultural service to communities throughout the Chicagoland area, including communities for whom opera and opera companies have been largely irrelevant, announces two world premieres in 2015 The first is, The Property, the world premiere klezmer opera by Polish composer Wlad Marhulets to be presented
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Producers announce Mercury Theater’s production of the R-rated muppet show, Avenue Q, has been extended through Oct. 26. (Review on this site may be found here.) This winner of the Tony “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is led by Jeff Award winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Direction),
Michael Weber, managing artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, announces the company’s 2014 – 15 20th Anniversary Season. It includes Mainstage shows: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Oct. 3 – Nov. 9, starring David Girolmo as Sweeney Todd and Rebecca Finnegan as “Mrs. Lovett; Sondheim on Sondheim, February 6 – March 15,
Noreen Heron & Associates, Inc., a Chicago-based public relations, marketing, advertising and social media firm with numerous musical theatre clients, announced today several promotions within the company. Kate Hughes, 33, and Lianne Wiker, 29, both formerly senior account executives, have been promoted to vice presidents of the agency. Ellen Molina, 23, formerly assistant account executive,
Casting is complete and dress rehearsals are near for Goodman Theatre’s new production of Brigadoon—Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s beguiling song and dance fantasy. Chicago director/choreographer Rachel Rockwell, 2012’s Chicago Tribune Chicagoan of the Year, makes her Goodman debut. Rockwell’s cast of 28 features Kevin Earley (Broadway’s A Tale of Two Cities and Les