Chicago—This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago
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CHICAGO – Founding Artistic Director Fred Anzevino today announced a partial lineup of musicals for the company’s second year in residence at the Howard Street Theatre, the venue developed by the City of Evanston specifically for the company. As it had in most seasons prior to the company’s move from the No Exit Café in
CHICAGO – Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with the Chicago premiere of GHOST QUARTET, an intriguing and entertaining song cycle by Dave Malloy, directed by Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, with music direction by Nick Sula and choreography by Derek Van Barham. GHOST QUARTET will play July 12 – August
Glencoe, IL—Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce initial casting for the company’s previously announced 2019/20 season. “We are tremendously excited about our 2019/20 lineup at Writers Theatre,” says Artistic Director Michael Halberstam. “With a refreshing mix of revitalized classics and exciting new voices, we have compiled a season
Lincolnshire, IL – With its surprising melding of off-beat, whimsical humor and serious themes of denial and loss, DARLING GRENADINE makes its Midwest premiere, running June 26th through August 18th with a press opening on Sunday, July 7th at 5:00 p.m. at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Featuring an eclectic score and stirring book