By Barry Reszel Leaving behind a Tony and an Emmy on her New York City mantle, if only for a few days, one of Broadway’s queens is heading to Chicago to lend a hand through her voice and presence to jumpstart an upstart. Saturday, August 20, Tony and Emmy winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, 2006,
Chicagoland's musical theatre information featured in this section is a digest obtained from producers, directors, agents and public relations representatives along with our own original content. Any entity wishing to share information about Chicagoland musical theatre participants and productions is welcome to add [email protected] to its e-mail distribution list. We work to publish this information as quickly and completely as possible. As a conduit to the musical theatre community we typically publish minimally edited press releases provided to us, believing this gives our readers the fullest information possible in the most timely manner. As a result, readers will see some variation of styles among the articles in this section.
CHICAGO – The PrivateBank will sponsor two Broadway In Chicago musical theatre workshop programs on Wednesday, August 17 to foster arts education and provide first-hand theatre industry experiences to Chicago youth. The Musical Theatre Workshops will be comprised of over 150 students from Gallery 37 who signed up from thirteen different high schools in the
CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago and Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman are thrilled to announce casting for the first National Tour of Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical. The tour will premiere in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) for a limited two-week engagement November 2 – November 13, 2016. ROBERT
Chicagoland musical theatre leading ladies Cory Goodrich and Christine Mild are hosting a joint CD release event at 8 pm on Aug. 16 at Uncommon Ground’s Lakeview location, 3800 North Clark Street, Chicago. Both artists will be singing each of their new albums: Goodrich’s “Wildwood Flower” and Mild’s “Love is Everything.” Tickets are $10 and,
Arlington Heights, IL – Metropolis’ annual ladies only fundraising event, Sunday Soiree, is being held at Metropolis on October 2, 2016. It’s our fun, ladies only annual fundraiser; the Metropolis Ballroom will be filled with exciting vendors featuring everything from jewelry to clothing to holiday gifts, and much more. Have a glass of wine and