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CHITA RIVERA & SETH RUDETSKY COMING TO STEPPENWOLF'S LookOut SERIES

Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series is pleased to announce their exciting Winter 2017-18 Lineup, which will feature two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera in Concert with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. The one-night-only event will be on Monday, December 11 at 6:30pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted). Public tickets go on sale Friday, November ...

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Showbiz Nation LIVE! Episode Guest: Director/Conductor Andreas Mitisek 2007

Director Andreas Mitisek discusses Chicago Opera Theatre's production of Gian Carlo Menotti's "The Consul". Andreas also talks about his successful tenure as COT's Artistic Director and how opera companies are adapting to a new social media culture.Showbiz Nation LIVE! Episode Guest: Director/Conductor Andreas Mitisek from ...

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Showbiz Nation LIVE! Episode Guest: Magician STEPHEN HANTHORN

Magician Stephen Hanthorn discusses this upcoming show "The Best Magic Show" at IO Theater. Stephen and I also explore how acting impacts magic as well as the connection between audience and performer.  Visit Stephen's Facebook page here.  Tickets for "The Best Magic Show" available here.Showbiz ...

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Milwaukee Rep Stages an Electrifying GUYS AND DOLLS

Reviewed by: Matthew PertaHighly RecommendedYou have to hand it to Mark Clements, the rightfully acclaimed artistic director of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, for his impeccable timing and good judgment.  At a time when our country is deeply divided on a myriad of key issues ranging from ...

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Pre-Orders Begin for HAMILTON Star MANDY GONZALEZ DEBUT RECORDING “FEARLESS”

Fearless – the remarkable debut solo recording bridging pop and R&B from Broadway and TV star MANDY GONZALEZ – will be released in digital formats on October 20. For this special seven-track album, Mandy delivers new, original songs from some of the most accomplished writers ...

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Broadway In Chicago Announces National Tour of 2017 Best Musical Tony Winner 'DEAR EVAN HANSEN'

Broadway In Chicago and Producer Stacey Mindich are pleased to announce that the first national touring production of this year’s Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will make its way to Chicago (Broadway In Chicago), and more than 50 other cities, as part of the 2018-19 ...

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REELING: THE CHICAGO LGBTQ+ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE LINEUP OF 35th ANNIVERSARY FILM FESTIVAL

Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world, celebrates its 35th anniversary with an exciting slate of movies that showcases the amazing diversity of the queer experience. Chicago’s international festival unreels Sept. 21-28 at Landmark Theatres’ Century Centre Cinema, with the opening night premiere at Music ...

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An American In Paris Finds Beauty Everywhere

Highly RecommendedFew cities in the world can compare to the majesty of Paris.  Even in the throws of ruthless monarchs, revolutions and world wars, the city has historically retained its love for all things beautiful.  It is this in this dichotomy that the national tour ...

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