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Short & Sweet - WICKED

As Short & Sweet theater critic for the day, Sarah Pouls attended the opening night of Wicked to provide Daily Herald readers with the audience perspective of the show. Pouls, a first year teacher and recent Augustana College graduate, was able to draw upon her background as a theater minor to critique the performance. Having... Read more »

Celebrate 10 Years of WICKED With 10 Days of Giveaways!

Broadway In Chicago has just announced that WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will spend its 10th anniversary with Chicago audiences, celebrating ten phenomenal years on Broadway, Wednesday, Oct. 30. WICKED will play the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph) for a limited eight-week engagement through December 21, 2013. In the ten days leading up to the anniversary... Read more »

Short & Sweet: To Master The Art

Broadway In Chicago is happy to introduce “Short and Sweet,” a quick view of our shows courtesy of Diana Martinez, who will give you the lowdown on Broadway In Chicago productions from the perspective of an audience member. Diana has more than 25 years of experience as an entertainment executive, most recently as President of The Second... Read more »
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EVITA - Krystina Alabado performing "Another Suitcase in Another Hall"

Krystina Alabado (who plays “The Mistress” in the national tour of Evita) performing “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” at for the Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Showcase: (via Chicago Tribune)

Broadway In Chicago Announces 2014 Spring Season

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the upcoming 2014 spring season line-up. Supporting Broadway In Chicago’s commitment to Chicagoans seeing shows first, the season features four premieres. Coming to Chicago first is the World Premiere Pre-Broadway production of THE LAST SHIP, the U.S. Tour Premiere of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the North American Premiere of HEARTBEAT OF HOME, as well as the U.S. Tour Premiere of BUYER AND CELLAR as an off-season special. Also included in the season is GHOST THE MUSICAL, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, PETER & THE STARCATCHER and THE WIZARD OF OZ. The 2014 spring off-season includes: ONCE UPON A DREAM STARRING THE RASCALS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, ALTON BROWN LIVE!, CHICAGO, ROCK OF AGES, ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO and MAMMA MIA!. The Broadway In Chicago Season is available now to current subscribers and will go on sale to the public Friday, October 11. The complete Broadway In Chicago 2014 spring season line-up, including performances dates and venues, is as follows...

Shows to See In Chicago This 4th of July Weekend

With the Fourth of July holiday weekend falling so close to the middle of the week, many people will find themselves with four fun-filled days off of work. So when the fireworks have finished their "red glare" over Lake Michigan, how should Chicagoans spend the rest of their weekend? Why take in some amazing theatre, of course! Here are some shows to check out over the weekend:  ...
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BIG FISH

BIG FISH
Everyone is talking about BIG FISH, the larger-than-life  musical that’s having a pre-Broadway WORLD PREMIERE right here in Chicago…starting NEXT WEEK!!! Check out WGN’s Dean Richards’ interview with stars Norbert Leo Butz and Kate Baldwin, and director/choreographer Susan Stroman: http://wgntv.com/2013/03/20/preview-with-stars-of-broadway-in-chicagos-big-fish/  

"To Master the Art"

"To Master the Art"
CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce TO MASTER THE ART by William Brown and Doug Frew, directed by William Brown will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place(175 E. Chestnut) for a limited engagement beginning September 10, 2013.  The Chicago Commercial Collective will produce the 2010 TimeLine world premiere hit.   Commissioned by TimeLine Theatre Company, TO MASTER... Read more »

For the first time, I'm feeling...

For the first time, I'm feeling...
Guess what’s coming back to Chicago this fall?! For eight whole weeks!!!  
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Master of the House (of Representatives)

Master of the House (of Representatives)
I was dragged to Lincoln this weekend as part of my plus-one’s birthday requests, and despite my distaste for historical war dramas…it was worth it if only to see the full-size, surround-sound Les Miserables trailer! Sally Field having an emotional breakdown is also always worth the ticket price. I don’t care how sharp your Mac... Read more »
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