Writers’ Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma are pleased to announce the next phase of development of its new Theatre Center: demolition, groundbreaking and construction. Having raised $25 million of the $31 million base goal for the “On to a New Stage” fundraising campaign (with plans for an additional $3
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The 46th Annual Jeff Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area is Monday, October 13 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Four world premiere plays and two new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving Jeff nominations by the Jeff Awards Committee. There
Theo Ubique artistic director Fred Anzevino and musical director Jeremy Ramey, who teamed up for the company’s Jeff-award Best Musical winner The Light in the Piazza as well as Aspects of Love and Master Class, are collaborating on a collection of songs by German born classical composer-turned-Broadway-songsmith Kurt Weill. A Kurt Weill Cabaret will begin
Broadway In Chicago and producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful—The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will play Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph) for an extended 12-week limited engagement December 1, 2015 through February 21, 2016. With a
Broadway In Chicago, The Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises, Inc announce that On Your Feet!–a new musical based on the life story of international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan–will have its five-week pre-Broadway world premiere engagement at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) from June 2 – July 5, 2015.