CHICAGO, February 23, 2016 – The Paramount Theatre, the suburban Chicago musical theater powerhouse, announced today the appointment of Amber Mak in the new position of New Works Development Director. The position is full time, begins immediately and foretells an exciting new era of artistic and economic expansion for the Paramount. Mak is the respected,
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OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL. – Drury Lane Theatre kicks off the 2016 – 2017 Season with the world-premiere production of Hazel, a musical maid in America. Directed and choreographed by Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Joshua Bergasse, Hazel is written by Lissa Levin and features music by Ron Abel and lyrics by Chuck Steffan.
CHICAGO (Feb. 22, 2016) – Broadway In Chicago and Starvox Entertainment are pleased to announce the hilarious hit musical DISENCHANTED! will play Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) May 10 through June 5, 2016. Individual tickets for DISENCHANTED! will go on sale Friday, February 26. Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs
CHICAGO (February 18, 2016) – The Hypocrites today was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award recognizes exceptional nonprofit organizations who have demonstrated creativity and impact, and invests in their long-term sustainability with sizable one-time grants. The Hypocrites will use the $200,000 that accompanies the Award to build a working
February 18, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL)—Following a six-month national search, American Theater Company’s (ATC) Board of Directors has named Will Davis its new artistic director, effective immediately. Currently based in New York, Davis is a director and choreographer known for physically adventurous new works, including the recently announced Off-Broadway run of Jaclyn Backhaus’ Men on Boats