Posts tagged "broadway in chicago"

Peter Pan flies into Chicago and your hearts

Broadway In Chicago’s presentation of Peter Pan is visually stunning and doesn’t have a bad seat in the house. Peter Pan is being staged at what is being called the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center North, but is really a huge tent, a la Cirque du Soleil, but has a huge secret.  It’s surrounded by its... Read more »

Don't miss '9 to 5 the Musical'

Be sure that you catch the funny ’9 to 5 the Musical’ playing at the Bank of America Theater now through January 30th. If you loved the 1980 music starring Jane Fonda, Lilly Tomlin and Dolly Parton then you’ll absolutely adore this show.  Like many of the current “musical from a movie” shows it won’t... Read more »

Chicago sings Happy Birthday to Dolly Parton

After last nights Chicago Premiere of ’9 to 5′ at the Bank of America Theater (18 W Monroe) the cast invited Dolly Parton back onto the stage so they could surprise her with a rendition of Happy Birthday. As a side note, before the show started Governor Pat Quinn came on stage to announce that January... Read more »

Dolly Parton to walk the red carpet tonight

It’s Dolly Parton’s birthday today, so to celebrate she’ll be walking the Red Carpet at the opening night performance of ’9 to 5 the musical’ at the Bank of America Theater this evening. Based on the 1980 film of the same name, Dolly wrote the music and lyrics for the stage show that’s making it’s... 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 »

Get a first-hand look at the new Broadway Playhouse theater - for FREE!

Oh you know I’m a Broadway in Chicago fanatic so I just had to pass this tidbit along to you! This Saturday you can stop by and check out the new Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower during their free open house! Stop by anytime between 10AM and 1PM to check out this gorgeous new addition... 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 »

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 »

Win tickets to Fuerza Bruta

Fuerza Bruta opens this coming Friday night and you can win tickets to an upcoming show! For months now we’ve been teased about this hot upcoming show – finally all the foreplay will be over and we’ll get to taste this show for ourselves. I know I’ve been salivating, so I could just imagine what you’ve... Read more »

Catch Avenue Q before it disappears

Avenue Q is back in town for a limited time and you need to head to the Bank of America Theater to catch it! Got a chance to catch the opening performance last night and this three-time Tony Award winning musical is still just as hilarious and filled with laughter as it was the first... Read more »