ATC’s Long-awaited Production of HAIR Runs May 6-June 29, 2014
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“Our City, Our Shakespeare” premieres  on WTTW Channel 11

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“Our City, Our Shakespeare” premieres on WTTW Channel 11

Posted on 22 April 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) along with Chicago’s civic and cultural leaders celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday with the premiere of “Our City, Our Shakespeare,” a documentary exploring Shakespeare’s enduring presence in Chicago, featuring Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Art Institute of Chicago, Joffrey Ballet, among others. Continue Reading

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ATC’s Long-awaited Production of HAIR Runs May 6-June 29, 2014

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ATC’s Long-awaited Production of HAIR Runs May 6-June 29, 2014

Posted on 22 April 2014

American Theater Company concludes the 2013-2014 Season with Hair, music & lyrics by James Rado & Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. Hair will be directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli with Music Direction by Austin Cook, and will run May 6 – June 29, 2014 at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, […] Continue Reading

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SOLA Offers $35 Prix Fixe In Celebration of American Theatre Co.’s HAIR

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SOLA Offers $35 Prix Fixe In Celebration of American Theatre Co.’s HAIR

Posted on 22 April 2014

In celebration of American Theatre Co.’s production of the groundbreaking musical HAIR this May, Sola, the Hawaiian inspired American eatery in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood, is putting on their own production—a themed prix fixe menu as unique and colorful as the musical itself. Continue Reading

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The Royal Opera House Cinema Series Presents Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco Starring Plácido Domingo Available In Select U.S. Movie Theaters Beginning May 15, 2014

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The Royal Opera House Cinema Series Presents Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco Starring Plácido Domingo Available In Select U.S. Movie Theaters Beginning May 15, 2014

Posted on 22 April 2014

The Royal Opera House Cinema Season is bringing Nabucco, a genre-defining masterwork containing some of the greatest choral music, arias and ensembles ever written, to more than 130 cinemas in the United States, beginning Thursday, May 15, 2014. Continue Reading

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Chicago Humanities Festival In Partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Grammy Award-Winning Opera Singer Jessye Norman May 19 at the School of the Art Institute

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Chicago Humanities Festival In Partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Grammy Award-Winning Opera Singer Jessye Norman May 19 at the School of the Art Institute

Posted on 22 April 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF), in partnership with Lyric Opera of Chicago, is pleased to present five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman on May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (112 S. Michigan Ave.). Legendary soprano Jessye Norman will be in conversation with opera dramaturg Colin Ure to discuss her new memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing!, set to release […] Continue Reading

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Podcast with “Churchill’s” RONALD KEATON

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Podcast with “Churchill’s” RONALD KEATON

Posted on 22 April 2014

Actor and playwright Ronald Keaton discusses his one man show CHURCHILL. First Folio Theatre is proud to present acclaimed Chicago actor Ronald Keaton his one-man show Churchill. April 30, May 2 @ 8PM; May 3@ 3 & 8 PM. www.firstfolio.org/ Continue Reading

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Extends Through August 9, 2014

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Extends Through August 9, 2014

Posted on 22 April 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, along with Broadway In Chicago, are thrilled to announce that due to popular demand MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has added four weeks to its Chicago engagement. Continue Reading

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2014 USA HIP HOP DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP Aug. 2-4 in Las Vegas

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2014 USA HIP HOP DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP Aug. 2-4 in Las Vegas

Posted on 16 April 2014

If your crew is ready for the most exciting street dance competition true to the real values of hip hop then plan on being in Las Vegas for the 2014 USA Hip Hop Dance Championship August 2-4.  Continue Reading

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“ESTIMATING LACE AND MUSLIN: DRESS AND FASHION IN JANE AUSTEN AND HER WORLD” PRE-SHOW  LECTURE PROVIDES AN INSIDER’S LOOK INTO THE FASHION OF AUSTEN’s “EMMA” AT STAGE 773 SUNDAY, MAY 4

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“ESTIMATING LACE AND MUSLIN: DRESS AND FASHION IN JANE AUSTEN AND HER WORLD” PRE-SHOW LECTURE PROVIDES AN INSIDER’S LOOK INTO THE FASHION OF AUSTEN’s “EMMA” AT STAGE 773 SUNDAY, MAY 4

Posted on 16 April 2014

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents “Estimating Lace and Muslin: Dress and Fashion in Jane Austen and her World,” a lecture/demonstration by Jeffrey A. Nigro  May 4 at 1:30 p.m. This special event is available to ticket holders for the 2:30 p.m. performance of Jim Schneider’s staging of the Collectives’ production of “Emma,” at Stage 773, […] Continue Reading

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DEAD WRITERS THEATRE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS THE CHICAGO DEBUT OF MICHAEL BLOOM’S ADAPTATION OF JANE AUSTEN’S “EMMA” AT STAGE 773 APRIL 18-MAY 25

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DEAD WRITERS THEATRE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS THE CHICAGO DEBUT OF MICHAEL BLOOM’S ADAPTATION OF JANE AUSTEN’S “EMMA” AT STAGE 773 APRIL 18-MAY 25

Posted on 16 April 2014

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents Jim Schneider’s staging of the Chicago premiere of Michael Bloom’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” at on The Pro mainstage theater at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. April 18-May 25. Previews run April 18-20; For tickets, call the Stage 773 box office at 773-327.5252 or visit deadwriters.net. Continue Reading

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Ronald Keaton is “CHURCHILL” drawn from the writings of Winston Churchill

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Ronald Keaton is “CHURCHILL” drawn from the writings of Winston Churchill

Posted on 16 April 2014

First Folio Theatre is proud to present acclaimed Chicago actor Ronald Keaton his one-man show Churchill. April 30, May 2 @ 8PM; May 3@ 3 & 8 PM. www.firstfolio.org/ Based on the life and writings of the Prime Minister who saw England through its darkest hours, Churchill explores the life of one of the greatest leaders of the Greatest […] Continue Reading

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MidTangent’s SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DRAG QUEENS Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Hydrate

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MidTangent’s SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DRAG QUEENS Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Hydrate

Posted on 15 April 2014

Celebrating its Fifth Anniversary, “Snow White and the Seven Drag Queens ” returns to Hydrate Nightclub with an all-new revival production! Friday and Saturday Nights, April 18 through May 17 Continue Reading

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