By Barry Reszel It’s not a surprise when Aurora’s Paramount Theatre sets the musical theatre bar with its splendid production value. And to be sure, its first-since-pandemic-shutdown extravaganza that is Kinky Boots delivers delight to audiences in every possible way. But for just a couple upfront paragraphs here, the joyous onstage and backstage work itself
Porchlight Music Theatre is the latest Chicago M.T institution to announce its return to live performance, with its 27th season that includes the 2021 – 2022 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway seasons. Single tickets and a variety of subscription options for the Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits are on sale beginning Monday, Aug.
Chicago—Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today a line-up of exciting programs for the month of December, making the Theater a virtual holiday destination for entertaining delights and enchanting discoveries. Audiences of all ages are invited to return to Neverland with a FREE on-demand streaming performance of Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure. The newly re-mastered recording of
CHICAGO – Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce its annual benefit “The Morning After,” featuring the streaming world premiere of the smash hit musical that started it all for them, POSEIDON! An Upside-Down Musical on Friday, January 1, 2021 from 6 – 9:30 pm CST. Tickets ($22–$30) include a 6 pm pre-show
By Bryson David Hoff There’s no way around it: Zoom theatre is not a substitute for the real thing. It is an art form of necessity, allowing companies to put out something to keep its audience engaged during this challenging period of time where live theatre is forced to take a break. It is hard