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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Interview With ROCK OF AGES Star KATIE LAMARK by Michael J. Roberts

KATIE LAMARK discusses the 10th Anniversary Tour of ROCK OF AGES and how she decided to [...] The post Interview With <em>ROCK OF AGES</em> Star <em>KATIE LAMARK</em>…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Auditorium Theatre Auxiliary Board 1893 World’s Fair Inspired DEVIL’S BALL June 14 by Michael J. Roberts

Photo by Julia Nash Take a trip back in time with the Auditorium Theatre Auxiliary [...] The post Auditorium Theatre Auxiliary Board 1893 World’s Fair Inspired <em>DEVIL’S BALL<…

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UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY Announces 2019/20 Season by Michael J. Roberts

The University Musical Society (UMS) announces its 141st season, which runs from September 2019 through April 2020. One [...] The post <em>UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY</em> Anno…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Chicago Opera Theater’s MOBY DICK Runs April 25 & 28 at Harris Theater by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) caps its 2018/2019 season with the Chicago premiere of “Moby-Dick,” an epic [...] The post Chicago Opera Theater’s <em>MOBY DICK</em> Runs Apri…

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Broadway In Chicago Announces TAP DOGS Digital Lottery by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce there will be a digital lottery and rush [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces <em>TAP DOGS</em> Digital Lottery appeared firs…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Interview with TAP DOGS Lead Dancer ANTHONY RUSSO by Michael J. Roberts

Lead dancer ANTHONY RUSSO discusses his seventeen year history with Dein Perry’s TAP DOGS and [...] The post Interview with <em>TAP DOGS</em> Lead Dancer <em>ANTHONY RUSS…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

TONY BENNETT Joined By Daughter ANTONIA For 40th Ravinia Festival Performance On June 23 by Michael J. Roberts

In 1962, fifty-seven years ago, the magnificent TONY BENNETT recorded “I Left My Heart in [...] The post <em>TONY BENNETT</em> Joined By Daughter <em>ANTONIA</em> F…

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 2019/20 Season by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today its 2019/20 Season—featuring an expansive line-up of plays, musicals, new work, and presentations [...] The post <em>Chicago Shakespear…

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TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original London Cast Recording Now Available For Download & Streaming by Michael J. Roberts

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Original London Cast Recording is now available [...] The post <em>TINA – THE TI…

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Ghostlight Records To Record ALICE BY HEART Cast Album by Michael J. Roberts

Photo Credit: Deen van Meer  Ghostlight Records has announced it will record a cast album of [...] The post Ghostlight Records To Record <em>ALICE BY HEART</em> Cast Album appe…

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Comedian GREG FITZSIMMONS Coming To Den Theatre May 4th by Michael J. Roberts

Pictured: Greg Fitzsimmons courtesy The Gersh Agency Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons brings his stand-up act to The Den Theatre for one [...] The post Comedian <em>GREG FITZSIMMONS</…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

TEATRO ZINZANNI TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 12 by Michael J. Roberts

Teatro ZinZanni is delighted to announce tickets for the premiere of Love, Chaos, & Dinner, the [...] The post <em>TEATRO ZINZANNI</em> TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 12 a…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Ghostlight Records ReleasesThe Jonathan Larson Project For Download & Streaming by Michael J. Roberts

Ghostlight Records has announced that The Jonathan Larson Project is available for digital download and streaming today, Friday, April 5. The [...] The post Ghostlight Records Releases…

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Theatre Communications Group Launches The Willa Kim Costume Design Scholarship by Michael J. Roberts

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the launch [...] The post Theatre Communications Group Launches <em>The Willa Kim Cost…

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LEA SALONGA Brings The Human Heart Tour To Chicago May 10th by Michael J. Roberts

After taking some time off to heal from a skiing injury earlier this year, one [...] The post <em>LEA SALONGA</em> Brings <em>The Human Heart Tour</em> To Chicago May…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Interview with RAIN- A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES Founder/Manager MARK LEWIS by Michael J. Roberts

RAIN founder Mark Lewis discusses the ongoing success of the ultimate Beatles tribute band, his decision to [...] The post Interview with <em>RAIN- A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES</em>…

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Chicago Loop Alliance Announces 6th ACTIVATE Season by Michael J. Roberts

Photo Credit: Matt Mateiescu Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) announces the 2019 season of ACTIVATE: Backstage, [...] The post Chicago Loop Alliance Announces 6th <em>ACTIVATE</em> Se…

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PFP Announces Sunday Double Feature of Buyer & Cellar & Afterglow by Michael J. Roberts

All Sunday matinees for Pride Films and Plays’ production of Jonathan Tolins’s BUYER & CELLAR [...] The post PFP Announces Sunday Double Feature of <em>Buyer & Cellar</e…

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Navy pier announces summer programming by Michael J. Roberts

As the summer season approaches, Navy Pier is pleased to announce the highlights of its [...] The post Navy pier announces summer programming appeared first on Showbiz Chicago.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Adam Strauss’The Mushroom Cure Reschedules Performances at Greenhouse Theatre by Michael J. Roberts

The Greenhouse Theater Center today announced Adam Strauss has postponed his hit one-man show THE MUSHROOM CURE, originally scheduled for April [...] The post Adam Strauss’<em>…

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World Premiere of Leonard House’s One For The Road Begins April 19 at The Greenhouse Theatre by Michael J. Roberts

The year is 1972, and Ray Haskins is the proud owner of a south side [...] The post World Premiere of Leonard House’s <em>One For The Road</em> Begins April 19 at The Greenhous…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Gift Theatre’s Chicago Premiere of KENTUCKY Will Close Out 2019 Season by Michael J. Roberts

The Gift Theatre is pleased to announce the final play of its 2019 Season: the Chicago [...] The post Gift Theatre’s Chicago Premiere of <em>KENTUCKY</em> Will Close Out 2019 …

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Broadway In Chicago Announces CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE ‘90s MUSICAL Digital Lottery by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce there will be a digital lottery and rush [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces <em>CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE ‘90s MUSICAL</em> D…

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NEW COLONY’S WORLD PREMIERE OF SMALL WORLD PLAYS THROUGH MAY 4 AT THE DEN by Michael J. Roberts

(front) Jackie Seijo with (back, l to r) Stephanie Shum and Patriac Coakley in The New Colony’s world premiere of SMALL WORLD. Photo by [...] The post NEW COLONY’S WORLD PREMIER…

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QUEEN MUSICALWE WILL ROCK YOU TO LAUNCH NEW NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IN SEPTEMBER by Michael J. Roberts

PHOTO CREDIT: Queen Theatrical Productions Ltd With the recent Oscar®-winning film, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the music [...] The post <em>QUEEN</em> MUSICAL<em>WE WILL ROC…

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MERCURY THEATER ANNOUNCES LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS SUMMER EXTENSION by Michael J. Roberts

Sam Woods (Puppet) and Christopher Kale Jones – Photo Credit: Brett Beiner Walter Stearns, Executive [...] The post MERCURY THEATER ANNOUNCES <em>LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS</em> SU…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 19/20 Season by Michael J. Roberts

The Steadfast Tin Soldier-Photo Credit: Liz Lauren Lookingglass Theatre Company announces its complete 2019–2020 season lineup, [...] The post Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 19/20…

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story Coming to Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce the internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel [...] The post The Simon & Garfunkel Story Coming to Broadway Playho…

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Karen Mason Receives The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) Lifetime Achievement Award by Michael J. Roberts

On Tuesday, Showbiz Chicago’s favorite guest Karen Mason received The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) [...] The post Karen Mason Receives The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC…

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Showbiz Spotlight: Advanced Photos From Timeline’s “Too Heavy for Your Pocket” by Michael J. Roberts

Too Heavy for Your Pocket, running April 24-June 29, is a captivating drama about the [...] The post Showbiz Spotlight: Advanced Photos From Timeline’s “Too Heavy for Your Pocket” appe…

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Broadway In Chicago Announces JERSEY BOYS Digital Lottery by Michael J. Roberts

(l to r) Jonny Wexler, Eric Chambliss, Corey Greenan and Jonathan Cable Photo: Joan Marcus [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces JERSEY BOYS Digital Lottery appeared first on Showbiz …

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