Posts in category "Theater in Chicago"

Chicago Theatre Week 2017: Tickets and information

Chicago Theatre Week 2017: Tickets and information
Tickets for Chicago Theatre Week (CTW), February 9 – 19, 2017, the annual celebration of the rich tradition of theatre-going in Chicago, go on sale today, January 10, 2017 starting at 10 am. Tickets are priced at $30, $15, and less. Over 120 theatre productions are expected to participate in the 2017 CTW from neighborhoods throughout... Read more »

Hamilton $10 tickets one day lottery: Here's what you need to know to enter

Hamilton $10 tickets one day lottery: Here's what you need to know to enter
Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced a special live one-day- only lottery for thirty (30) $10 tickets to today’s (December 17) 2pm. performance of HAMILTON at the PrivateBank Theatre. In addition, at noon today, there will be a special #Ham4Ham holiday show that will feature cast members from the Chicago Company of HAMILTON performing... Read more »

2016 Guide to Holiday Theater in Chicago from traditional to irreverent

2016 Guide to Holiday Theater in Chicago from traditional to irreverent
It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Chicago rolls out their holiday theater offerings. Chicago theater-goers are fortunate to have a huge roster of shows from which to choose with more than 250 theaters throughout the Chicagoland area–offering a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned... Read more »
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King Charles III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater: To see or not to see

King Charles III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater: To see or not to see
The compelling comedy-drama King Charles III, that opened Wednesday at Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers an insightful look at what might happen–when and if–Charles, Prince of Wales, becomes king. The prince, who turned 68 on November 14, 2016, has been a-prince-in-waiting for a very long time. In real life, while waiting, Prince Charles has pursued many... Read more »

Hamilton review: A show that lives up to its hype

Hamilton review: A show that lives up to its hype
My name is Alexander Hamilton And there’s a million things I haven’t done But just you wait, just you wait… Alexander Hamilton, perhaps the least known of our country’s founding fathers*–known by many only as the dude on the ten dollar bill, who died over 200 years ago–has been causing near hysteria across the country... Read more »

Light Opera Works offers an uplifting evening of Jule Styne hits

Light Opera Works offers an uplifting evening of Jule Styne hits
The music of Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994), perhaps one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters of the 20th century, is being showcased by Light Opera Works (LOW) in a delightful fast-paced review of his greatest hits at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston now through October 16. Oldies but... Read more »
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Chicago Fall Theater: 10 shows to see beyond Hamilton

If you can’t get or afford tickets to Hamilton. Don’t despair. Chicago, in our opinion (and not just ours), has some to the best theatre in the country. Here are ten fine production from quality Chicago Theaters in no particular order (as different shows will appeal to different tastes) that we recommend. 1. Julius Caesar... Read more »

Review: How to Succeed in Business at the Marriott Theatre

Review: How to Succeed in Business at the Marriott Theatre
The Marriott Theatre revival of the 1960s Broadway hit “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” based on the 1952 book by Shepherd Mead with book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert and Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser shows just how much things have changed since the 1960’s but in other ways... Read more »

Mame at Light Opera Works: Live! Live! Live!

Mame at Light Opera Works: Live! Live! Live!
The famous line from Mame, “Live! Live! Live! Life is a Banquet and Most People are starving to death,” pretty much sums up the spirit of Jerry Herman’s 1966 Broadway classic MAME remounted Saturday night at Light Opera Works (LOW) in Evanston. The story takes place in Manhattan in the “roaring ’20’s” with spunky socialite... Read more »
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Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert brings out the stars

Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert brings out the stars
The highly anticipated Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert at Millennium Park showcasing music, stars and dance performances from some of Broadway’s hottest shows will take place Monday, August 15 at 6:15 pm. Just added to the already announced star-studded line-up is STEPHEN TRASK, composer and lyricist of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and cast members from Rodgers... Read more »