Posts in category "Dance"

BLOWOFF makes another appearance in Chicago

I know you’ve been waiting all year for the Dance Party to kick-off summer – BLOWOFF! Making another stop in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend you’ll be able to dance the night away to the sounds of  rock and electronic music from hosts Richard Morel and Bob Mould. DJ BLOWOFF is a musical smackdown featuring... Read more »

Don't Miss: TRACES

The Chicago premiere of Traces is taking place right now at the new Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower through December 19th. Last week Broadway in Chicago hosted a “blogger” night as Traces begins it’s North American tour by wowing Chicago audiences.  We were asked to tweet and live blog the performance that you can follow... Read more »

Final Block of Tickets on Sale for Billy Elliot

Photo Credit: Amy Boyle The final block of tickets for Billy Elliot The Musical have just been announced – going on sale Friday, July 16th now for shows playing through January 15, 2011. Which means that Billy won’t make quite a full year at the Oriental Theater, which sort of makes me sad because it... Read more »
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Fuerza Bruta: Look Up - Chicago Edition [VIDEO]

Fuerza Bruta: Look Up is taking the city by storm!  I had a chance to catch it a few weeks ago and it is utterly amazing.  I’m not one to dance, but I can tell you that I could barely stand still! Check out this video from the night I went – you’ve got to... Read more »

Get your Square Dance on!

Get your Square Dance on!
Are you a square dancing fanatic?  Then you won’t want to miss the Chi-Town Shakedown taking place at the Hilton Chicago over the 4th of July Weekend.  This is the 27th Annual Convention of (International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs) and will surely have your toes-a-tapping! More than 1000 dancers from around the world... Read more »

Fuerza Bruta: Look Up

Photo Credit: Michael Lehet
Last week I had the chance to experience Fuerza Bruta: Look Up for myself and all I can say is “WOW” I can probably assure you that you’ve never experienced anything like this show.  First of all, unlike a typical theater performance you’re not stuck in a seat, in fact you’re standing on the stage... Read more »
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Billy Elliot webseries: Episode 2 - Meet Billy

Billy Elliot is up and running at the Oriental Theater and in this new webisode you’ll get a chance to meet the young men playing the role of Billy.  

New web series: Billy Elliot the Musical

Photo Credit: Broadway In Chicago Billy Elliot the Musical is coming to Chicago for an extended run at the Ford Center Oriental Theater opening March 18th. I am proud to partner with Broadway In Chicago to promote Billy Elliot with a new web series created by BIC to introduce you to the show and get... Read more »

Fuerza Bruta is coming, Fuerza Bruta is coming

Photo Credit: stoppin via Flickr CC How can I describe Fuerza Bruta?  The best analogy I can come up with is this: Imagine a show that had the acrobatics of Cirque du Soleil, the sound of Blue Man Group and the out there wackiness of Lady Gaga.  If you put all of those together, you’ll... Read more »
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Lady Gaga & Elton at the Grammys and a free MP3 download

Even though Lady Gaga doesn’t look anything like she did when she was here at Lollapalooza in 2007 – she is AMAZING!  She’s has most definitely taken the music scene by storm, having 5 consecutive #1 songs, filling venue after venue to full capacity on her latest tour and making everyone shake their head every... Read more »