The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced this morning, and Chicago favorite JESSIE MUELLER has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. Check out the full list of Drama Desk Award nominees.
Did anybody watch SMASH last night? When are they gonna throw Ellis down an elevator shaft?! That conniving little weasel gets more and more obnoxious with each passing wide-eyed smirk. Somebody needs to seriously lay the smack-down on his faux-hetero, sleazy self! I can’t believe Anjelica Houston actually hired him at the end! Come on, Eileen!... Read more »
“Would a Fosse-neck do it?”
ACTRESS AND SINGER McKINLEY CARTER STEPS OUT AT “CABARET WITH A VIEW” IN MILLENNIUM PARK “Spring Forward/Fall Back” Features Music Inspired by the Renewal that Spring Brings Monday, April 9, 2012 at 7:30 PM Indoors at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion CHICAGO (March 6, 2012) — Spring comes to Millennium Park with Chicago-based... Read more »
Know any talented 6-12 year old girls?! OPEN CALL FOR ANNIE Returning to Broadway in Fall 2012 Sunday, March 11, 2012 @ Hubbard Street Dance Chicago/Lou Conte Dance Studio 10:00am-‐4:00pm (Sign-‐In Begins at 9:00am. Please do NOT arrive earlier than 9:00am! Also, please remember to change your clocks forward for Daylight Savings!) CHECK OUT MORE... Read more »
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Especially you haters out there. Grumping-around won’t make anybody more interested in making you heart-shaped pancakes. Get yourself a bag of something delicious, plaster a smile on your face, and be cool, okay? Why don’t YOU give a Valentine to someone who... Read more »
Check out NewCity’s article on fifty of Chicago’s most noteworthy artists! Some extremely talented folks on this list! http://newcitystage.com/2012/01/19/the-players-the-fifty-people-who-really-perform-in-chicago/
Have you guys seen the trailer for the Carol Channing documentary yet?! Cured my Mondays within the first fifteen seconds. WATCH IT NOW, Broadway Buffs! See the Carol Channing movie in theaters, January 20th.
The holidays are officially over. I read somewhere that this is the most depressing time of the year for most people. My theory is that we’re all just crashing from spending the last couple of weeks eating like we did when we were teenagers. Gorging on cookies, cakes, pies, candy canes, copious amounts of salty... Read more »
Shakespeare scholars generally agree that back in the day, Billy’s troupes got about two rehearsals before performing in front of an audience. The blocking, cues, fight choreography…everything had to be figured out and memorized in very little time. The Back Room Shakespeare Project is a quirky enterprise with a mission to adhere to the same... Read more »