Black Button Eyes successfully tackles the violent, satirical humor of “Evil Dead: The Musical” with energy and pluck, transforming the Pride Arts Center into a rural battlefield for demons to rise and fall in the wake of one hard-boiled hero.
EVANSTON, IL – Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE’S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December
CHICAGO – Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for its revival of the musical that started it all: POSEIDON! An Upside Down Musical, a musical parody and loving homage to the classic 1972 film, The Poseidon Adventure, the grandmother of all disaster films. POSEIDON! will feature Handbag ensemble members Sydney Genco* (Ensemble), Caitlin
CHICAGO – Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine), direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. QUEEN OF THE MIST will feature Barbara E. Robertson as Anna (Annie)
CHICAGO – Chicago Opera Theater’s (COT) Board of Directors today announces the promotion of Ashley Magnus to the role of Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson General Director. Previously the company’s General Manager of Strategy and Development, Magnus will join Orli and Bill Staley Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya at the helm, making COT one of few