Showbiz Nation LIVE! Interview with BroadwayHD Founders STEWART F. LANE & BONNIE COMLEY

BroadwayHD founders STEWART F. LANE & BONNIE COMLEY discuss the success of the multi-media streaming service and their mission to “promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway caliber shows to anyone, anywhere.” Lane and Comley have nine Tony Awards between them, including 2014 Best Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Read more

Theatre Communications Group Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces Kevin Moriarty, artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, as its new board chair, taking over the position from Diane Rodriguez, associate artistic director of Center Theatre Group. Moriarty joins a slate of officers that includes vice chairs Marshall Jones III and Katheryn M. Lipuma, secretary Larissa FastHorse, and treasurer Tim Jennings.
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Lookingglass Theatre Company Elects HEIDI STILLMAN New Artistic Director

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Lookingglass Theatre Company announces the election of its newest Artistic Director, Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Stillman has served as Artistic Director of New Work since 2004 and replaces current Artistic Director, Ensemble Member Andrew White. White, who has held the post since 2010, will serve as the company’s first Connectivity and Engagement Director. Ensemble Member Philip R. Smith remains on the artistic leadership team in his role as Producing Director. In this spirit of ensemble and collaboration, Lookingglass Ensemble members routinely vote on the position of artistic director every three years. Elections are then ratified by the Lookingglass Board of Directors, and this artistic transition is effective immediately. Read more

Trifecta – Clean Home, Dazzling Beauty while Staying Relaxed

unnamedPreparing to hibernate for another Chicagoland winter warrants the safest, cleanest environment for a family.  Fresh Tech Maids, Chicagoland’s leader in healthier, safer home cleaning services, has revolutionized the home cleaning and renewal process without the use of chemicals and toxins.  Wells Ye, President of Fresh Tech Maids, understands the importance of non-toxic family cleaning services with no chemicals or fumes to pollute the interior air of a home, but also understands the trust and responsibility given to his company, a key element of his business that he takes very seriously. Read more

Theatre Communications Group Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

logo (2)Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, welcomes five new members to its board of directors: Adrian Budhu, managing director, The Theater Offensive, Boston, MA; Christopher Acebo, associate artistic director, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, OR; Meghan Pressman, managing director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC; Nikkole Salter, actress, playwright, educator, and arts advocate, Bloomfield, NJ; Harold Wolpert, managing director, Roundabout Theatre Company, New York, NY.  Read more

TheFitExpo™ Comes to the Chicago Area for the First Time May 2-3, 2015 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

unnamedThe West Coast’s largest and best known fitness event celebrates its 12th anniversary by expanding to the Midwest with TheFitExpo™ Chicago presented by Bodybuilding.com and Optimum Nutrition and sponsored by Subway Restaurants.  The event will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, Hall G. Read more

ROCKY WIRTZ, BULLEY & ANDREWS AND TIM SAMUELSON TO BE HONOROED MARCH 19 AT LANDMARKS ILLINOIS’ LEGENDARY LANDMARKS CELEBRATION

unnamed (18)Landmarks Illinois will mark its tenth annual Legendary Landmarks Celebration by awarding ‘landmark’ status to three civic and cultural leaders: Historian Tim Samuelson, Business Leader Rocky Wirtz and Construction Firm Bulley & Andrews. The awards will be given at Landmarks Illinois’Legendary Landmarks Celebration Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place. Cocktails begin at 5:45 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and a live auction. Read more

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