Wilmette, IL–Light Opera Works is now accepting enrollments for the 2016 Musical Theater Summer Workshop. Young people ages 8 to 13 will learn singing, dancing and acting in preparation for a free public performance, where family and friends are invited to watch them perform a mini-musical. No experience or audition required, and everyone gets a
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CHICAGO (January 4, 2016) – Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce for the second consecutive week, Disney’s THE LION KING broke a Chicago box office record, this time for the highest-grossing nine-performance-week in Chicago theatrical history. With a gross of $2,356,724.00 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre for the week ending January 3, 2016, THE
CHICAGO–Producer Jeffrey Seller announced the blockbuster Broadway musical HAMILTON–with book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda–will play its first engagement outside New York this fall in Chicago. Performances begin September 27, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago’s newly named The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe, the current Bank of America Theatre). With book, music and lyrics
Disney Theatrical Productions has announced an open casting call across North America for its current and future productions of the award-winning musicals Aladdin and The Lion King. Casting representatives from both productions will hold open auditions for local singers, dancers, actors and children (for The Lion King only) in Chicago on November 7 and 8,
Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the sparkling operetta The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár in a new-to-Chicago production directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Presented in English with projected titles, the production opens on Saturday, November 14 with 10 performances through Sunday, December 13. Performance dates are November 14, 17, 20,