CHICAGO (March 8, 2016) – Harmony France and Danni Smith, Co-Artistic Directors, are pleased to announce the launch of FIREBRAND THEATRE, the first musical theatre company committed to employing and empowering women by expanding opportunities on and off the stage. The company will focus on equal representation of women and men by seeking out female
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March 7, 2016 – The Jeff Awards Committee has determined that categories for new work and new adaptation will be combined so that all world premieres will be judged as either new plays or new musicals. These categories are non-competitive and multiple winners are permitted. Jeff Awards Chair David Liesse states, “Increasingly, the Jeff Awards
March 2, 2016 – Chicago Shakespeare Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, Executive Director Criss Henderson and Board Chair Sheli Z. Rosenberg were joined by Navy Pier, Inc. CEO Marilynn Gardner and Board Chair William J. Brodsky as well as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today to announce the creation of an innovative performance venue, The Yard at
CHICAGO (Feb. 29, 2016) – Broadway In Chicago is proud to announce that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its second smash year, returns to the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, November 9-13, 2016. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this
CHICAGO – Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, is proud to announce Porchlight Music Theatre’s 2016 – 2017 mainstage season which includes: In The Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first big hit and winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, September 9 – October 16, 2016. End of the Rainbow, the