Evanston, IL: As the bells of Notre Dame’s cathedral sound in 15th-century Paris, Quasimodo–a captive bell-ringer–escaped his captor to join the Feast of Fools, and is rejected by every reveler except one. A lushly-scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story of love and acceptance, by the creators of WICKED and ALADDIN, with songs from the Disney
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CHICAGO – Cast and crew for Michael John LaChiusa’s HELLO AGAIN, the first show of Theo Ubique’s second season on Howard Street in Evanston, have been announced by the show’s multi-Jeff award-winning director-choreographer Brenda Didier. The musical, which premiered at New York’s Lincoln Center in 1993, is suggested by the 1897 play LA RONDE by
Chicago – Pride Films and Plays will stage the first Chicago production in more than a decade of A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, the heartwarming musical created by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Terrence McNally, the team that wrote RAGTIME and ANASTASIA. A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE is based on a 1994 film starring Albert
Chicago – Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the 2016 Tony Award-winning The Color Purple, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. The Color Purple is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, and music directed by Jermaine Hill. The production runs
LAKE FOREST, IL – Full cast and production team were announced today for the Equity-affiliated Citadel Theatre Company’s production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. The fantasy-comedy by Rick Elice, author of JERSEY BOYS, THE ADDAMS FAMILY and THE CHER SHOW, imagines how Peter Pan might have become lost in Neverland, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER’s Broadway