CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the full concert line-up at the annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago and hosted by Janet Davies, ABC 7 Chicago’s entertainment reporter and host of the entertainment and lifestyle program 190 NORTH on ABC 7. The concert will take place on
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Arlington Heights – Metropolis begins its 2016-2017 Season with the musical comedy The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein September 22 – November 6, 2016. Comedic genius Mel Brooks’ hit movie comes to life in this mad-cap musical. Frederick Frankenstein distances himself from his family legacy but a call to settle his inherited estate in
CHICAGO – Kokandy Productions is pleased to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expanded season featuring four fully produced musicals, including two Chicago premieres and two guest directors. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops – adding fresh voices to Kokandy’s “New Works Initiative” and emphasizing the company’s commitment to becoming an increasingly relevant part
Dead Writers Theatre Collective, which began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August 26 at The Athenaeum Theatre. “Our ‘Mad about the Boy’ theme actually comes from one of the songs in this revue,” states Collective
CHICAGO – Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990’s Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan “knee whack” ice skating scandal. With book and lyrics by Elizabeth Searle, music by Michael Teoli, direction and choreography by Jon Martinez and musical direction