February 8, 2016 – The Joseph Jefferson Award Committee (Jeff Awards) announces that certain New Works participating in the National New Play Network Rolling Premier Program (www.NNPN.org) will be eligible for Jeff Awards consideration. Jeff Awards Chair David Liesse states, “The Jeff Awards has always encouraged the work done by playwrights in developing new scripts.
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CHICAGO (January 26, 2016) –Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago proudly announce that Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will launch its North American tour in Chicago. The 12-week engagement begins performances at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601) on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and plays through Sunday,
Chicago, IL– American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2016 – 2017 Season, “Define Yourself.” American Blues’ 31st Season will include the World Premiere of TRANSit by Artistic Affiliate Darren Canady, directed by Lisa Portes; the Chicago Premieres of Beauty’s Daughter by Dael Orlandersmith,
EVANSTON, IL: Light Opera Works’ 2016 season will open with MY FAIR LADY starring Nick Sandys as Henry Higgins (June 4-12), followed by MAME (August 20-28), LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU: JULE STYNE’S GREATEST HITS Songs from GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL and more, (October 7-16), and DIE FLEDERMAUS (December 26-January 1, 2017). The October Jule Styne concert
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – Executive Director Kyle DeSantis, Artistic Director William Osetek and Producer Drew DeSantis are proud to announce Laura Stanczyk, a New York-based independent producer and casting director, as the theatre’s Director of New Works. In her new consulting role at Drury Lane, Stanczyk seeks out up-and-coming works, ushering in a new era