Thursday, July 5, 2018

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL WOMEN IN PODCASTING FESTIVAL by Michael J. Roberts

Southgate Media Group is hosting the first annual Women in Podcasting Festival (WiP) and is [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:12PM

MICHAEL O’GRADY IS NEW BOARD CHAIR OF THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART by Michael J. Roberts

Pritzker Director Madeleine Grynsztejn has announced the election of Michael O’Grady as the new Chair of the Board of [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:12PM

American Blues Theater accepting submissions for National 2018 Blue Ink Playwriting Award by Michael J. Roberts

American Blues Theater, Chicago’s second oldest Equity Ensemble, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:12PM
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Hell in a Handbag Announces Casting for THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE Sept 20 – Oct 29 Stage 773 by Michael J. Roberts

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to announce casting for THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE, the final play [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 12:12PM

Broadway In Chicago Announces Tony® Award-winning KINKY BOOTS by Michael J. Roberts

Feature Photo: The National Tour of Kinky Boots. Photo credit: Matthew Murphy Broadway In Chicago and TROIKA [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 12:04AM

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Free Chicago Shakespeare In The Parks by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour performances in Peoria, Illinois to celebrate the 2018 Illinois Bicentennial. [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 12:04AM
Friday, June 29, 2018

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with “Heartbreak Hotel’s” ERIN BURNISTON by Michael J. Roberts

ERIN BURNISTON discusses her role as Elvis Presley’s high school sweetheart in the new musical [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:06PM

Fresh Fest! Presented by Allstate Insurance Company Showcases Talented Local Youth at Navy Pier, July 12 and 13 by Michael J. Roberts

Navy Pier is spotlighting Chicago’s emerging young artists at its first-ever Fresh Fest! Presented by Allstate [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:06PM

Broadway In Chicago Announces Casting For Pre-Broadway Premiere of “TOOTSIE” by Michael J. Roberts

Scott Sanders Productions and Broadway In Chicago have announced the complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:06PM
Monday, June 25, 2018

Chris & David’s Top 40 Showtunes You’ve (Probably) Never Heard @ Davenport’s July 9-30 by Michael J. Roberts

Terrific but little known musical theatre gems will be given the spotlight in Chris & [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 02:42PM
Saturday, June 23, 2018

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview Guest: SKLYER ADAMS by Michael J. Roberts

One of our favorite guests, SKLYER ADAMS discusses being back on the road in the [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 07:42PM

Casting Announced for Prop Thtr’s “NEVERLAND” Running Oct 25 – Nov 2 by Michael J. Roberts

Prop Thtr is pleased to announce casting for the first production of its 2018-19 season: NEVERLAND, a [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 07:42PM
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

MILWAUKEE REP WELCOMES “FEAST OF CRISPIAN” AS NEW RESIDENT THEATER COMPANY by Michael J. Roberts

Milwaukee Repertory Theater continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as promoting up-and-coming arts [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:54PM

Steppenwolf Announces Full Casting and Directors for First Four Shows of 2018/19 Season by Michael J. Roberts

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is pleased to announce the complete casting and directors for the first four [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:54PM

Writers Theatre opens 2018/19 Season with Qui Nguyen’s “VIETGONE” Aug 15- Sept 23 by Michael J. Roberts

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2018/19 [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:54PM

Black Button Eyes Announces Casting for World Premiere of “NIGHTMARES AND NIGHTCAPS: The Stories of John Collier” by Michael J. Roberts

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of NIGHTMARES AND NIGHTCAPS: [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:54PM

Navy Pier’s Water Colors Presented by CIBC Offers Dynamic Jazz Performances Along the Lakefront by Michael J. Roberts

Navy Pier has teamed up with the Jazz Institute of Chicago once again to host Water [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:42AM

THE COMMONS AT THE MCA FEATURES FREE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP™ MATCHES by Michael J. Roberts

This summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art offers select 2018 FIFA World Cup™matches for free in its popular [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 05:42AM
Friday, June 15, 2018

About Face Youth Theatre Presents SCARY STORIES TO SAVE YOUR LIFE July 14-22 by Michael J. Roberts

The About Face Theatre Youth Theatre Ensemble is pleased to present the world premiere of SCARY STORIES TO [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 04:04PM

MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER’S Associate Artistic Director May Adrales Receives the 2018 Alan Schneider Director Award by Michael J. Roberts

Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Associate Artistic Director May Adrales is the recipient of this year’s Alan Schneider Director Award. The [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 04:04PM

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with THE FUTURE KINGZ Co-Founder ZAYA SOSHO by Michael J. Roberts

Choreographer/Co-Founder ZAYA SOSHO discusses THE FUTURE KINGZ evolution leading up to their sensational appearance on [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 04:04PM
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Artistic Director Jacob Harvey To Depart Greenhouse Theater Center by Michael J. Roberts

he Greenhouse Theater Center (GTC) announced today Artistic Director Jacob Harvey will depart the Lincoln Park institution at [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:48PM

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Chicago Blues Icon MS. TRYSH by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago’s very own Blues/R&B artist, Ms. Trysh discusses winning over all four judges with her [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:48PM
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Lineup for 10th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays 2018 Festival runs August 3 – 5, 2018 by Michael J. Roberts

Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew, Managing Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:24PM

CHICAGO’S STEPPENWOLF ENSEMBLE MEMBERS BRING THEIR TALENTS TO NEW YORK THIS SUMMER by Michael J. Roberts

Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow Steppenwolf Theatre Company began producing ensemble-driven plays in a church basement [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:18PM

THE JOFFREY BALLET BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORD IN 2017-2018, ACHIEVES HIGHEST GROSSING SEASON IN COMPANY HISTORY by Michael J. Roberts

he Joffrey Ballet set a new attendance record in 2017-2018 and achieved the highest grossing [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:18PM

“Get on Up” at Navy Pier’s Inaugural Chi-Soul Fest June 27-June 30 by Michael J. Roberts

Navy Pier is paying homage to Chicago’s longstanding history of soul music with the inaugural Chi-Soul [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 03:18PM
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

WOW BAO To Launch New Dishes on June 11 by Michael J. Roberts

Summer is a great time to try something new and healthy with seasonal flavors to [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:04PM

Ghostlight Records To Release Salazar & Iconis “Two-Player Game” July 27 by Michael J. Roberts

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Two-Player Game — the new album from George Salazar and Joe Iconis — will be available on CD online [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:04PM

Ghostlight Deluxe Releases Sutton Foster’s “ME TO THE WORLD” by Michael J. Roberts

GHOSTLIGHT DELUXE, an imprint of Ghostlight Records, has released Take Me to the World — the long-awaited third album from two-time [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:04PM

STAR OF “HAMILTON” MANDY GONZALEZ INTRODUCES FIVE NEW TRACKS ON “FEARLESS: B-SIDES” by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway and TV star MANDY GONZALEZ – currently starring in Hamilton– will follow up Fearless, her debut recording from earlier this [...]

Linked From showbizchicago.com at 09:04PM