Chicago—Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated the global impact of Shakespeare with GALA 2016 at the Theater’s home on Navy Pier on the 400th Anniversary of his death—April 23, 2016—a date which also marked the playwright’s 452nd birthday. As the signature celebration of the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago festival, the night raised a record-breaking $1.4 million
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Chicago, IL – Pride Films and Plays presents a special workshop of the gorgeous new musical A History of Summer, with music and lyrics by Jonathan Monro and book by Adam Mathias. Both of the authors have extensive credits (see full bios below) and will be coming to Chicago for one week to work with
Chicago—The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. A full list
CHICAGO – The British songwriting duo of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, who together wrote some of the most enduring and loved songs of Broadway and Hollywood, will be celebrated in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre’s 2016 summer cabaret. The pair, who burst onto Broadway and the pop charts in 1962 with their musical Stop the
By Barry Reszel They’ve been around for about 2-1/2 years now, anchoring their enterprise on the fifth floor of an artsy loft building (Shalimar Photography, Right Brain Theatre, etc.) at 4001 N Ravenswood, Chicago. Their work was first inspired by often-asked questions from their clients. An talent agent/casting director duo realizing the need for continuing