Tag: Theatre

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:  ...

Heat Wave

It’s cold outside! So let’s warm up with this week’s office poll:  “Who is your favorite Broadway hunk?” Here are the Top 10 from my office. Are we missing one of your favorites? Leave him in the comments!

Remy Bumppo presents Chicago premiere of Heroes

Pictured: Heroes cast David Darlow, Roderick Peeples, Mike Nussbaum. Photo by Johnny Knight CHICAGO – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of Heroes, winner of the 2006 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, written by Gerald Sibleyras and translated by Tom Stoppard.  Heroes runs Oct. 14 through Nov. 29 in the Downstairs Mainstage... Read more »
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$10 Industry tickets to Heroes

Pictured: Heroes cast David Darlow, Roderick Peeples, Mike Nussbaum. Photo by Johnny Knight $10 INDUSTRY Tickets to the Friday, October 16 @ 7:30 pm preview of Heroes “Top 10 Must See Shows of Fall” — Chicago Magazine The London Evening Standard calls Heroes “A DIRECT THEATRICAL HIT…A BOULEVARD COMEDY BULL’S EYE.” The dazzling Tom Stoppard... Read more »

Yeast Nation (The Triumph of Life) extends

Yeast Nation (the triumph of life)/ Pictured: Melanie Brezill, Andrew Keltz, Joseph Anthony Foronda, Barbara Robertson Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis’ Yeast Nation (The Triumph of Life) reaches record-breaking ticket sales   Due to ticket demand, performances have been added through November 8 , 2009 Chicago, IL- American Theater Company announces... Read more »

The Black Duckling by Jeremy Menekseoglu

Anna Weiler as Slee in The Black Duckling Chicago- Dream Theatre Company will continue its 2009 season with its 4th play of the season, the world premiere of The Black Duckling by Jeremy Menekseoglu. The show opens October 15th and runs through November 15th, 2009 at Dream Theatre 556 W 18th Street.  Performances run Thursdays... Read more »
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"It's Only Rock and Roll, But I like it": A rock-themed sketch comedy show

pH Productions is going to rock your world with “It’s Only Rock and Roll, But I Like It” – A rock-themed sketch comedy show CHICAGO, IL – October 5, 2009 – pH Productions, the resident comedy theater company at Lakeview’s Studio BE, presents It’s Only Rock and Roll, But I Like It–a sketch comedy show inspired... Read more »

Site Unseen 2009: (Dis)abling Conditions

Matthew Owens_Agenbite of Inwit: Matthew Owens in “Agenbite of Inwit,” part of Site Unseen 2008 at the Chicago Cultural Center. Photos by John W. Sisson, Jr. A Site-Specific Performance Event Takes Over the Chicago Cultural Center November 9, 2009, 6-9 pm   For one night only on Monday, November 9, 2009, from 6-9 p.m., the... Read more »

"The 101 Dalmatians Musical" Unveils Cast for Highly Anticipated National Production

James Ludwig, Catia Ojeda and Julie Foldesi Join Broadway Starlet Rachel York as Classic Story Takes to the National Stage for First Time  “The 101 Dalmatians Musical” Plays Chicago’s  Cadillac Palace Theatre February 16-28, 2010  CHICAGO (September 30, 2009) – The 101 Dalmatians Musical, based on the 1956 classic story written by Dodie Smith, announced... Read more »
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Are you a musical hater?

Yeast Nation (the triumph of life)/ Book & Lyrics by Greg Kotis/ Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollmann/ Directed by PJ Paparelli/ Music Direction by Mark Elliott September 17 – October 18, 2009 American Theater Company Pictured: Melanie Brezill, Andrew Keltz, Joseph Anthony Foronda, Barbara Robertson Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow You’ve met them. They don’t... Read more »