CHICAGO
NEWS AND REVIEWS


Latest News

Handbook for an American Revolutionary to Receive World Premiere Off-Broadway at The Gym at Judson
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 21, 2013 · New York City
Artwork for Handbook for an American Revolutionary, courtesy of the production. Following a successful reading at 92Y Tribeca in May 2012, Handbook for an American Revolutio
Of Playwrights and Complainers (Part II)
By Michael Feingold · Jun 21, 2013 · New York City
This is part II of Michael Feingold's first two-part "Thinking About Theater" column. Click here to read part I. Keith Nobbs and Jeremy Strong in The Great God Pan...
Eve Plumb and James Wesley on Creating Off-Broadway's Unbroken Circle
By David Gordon · Jun 21, 2013 · New York City
The year: 1970. The place: Galveston, Texas. In a rambling home, a family is reunited on the day of its patriarch's funeral. As the day dwindles on, dark secrets and family truths are revealed....
Flashback Friday: Liza Minnelli Sings Possibly the Best Version of "A New Life" from Jekyll & Hyde
By Bethany Rickwald · Jun 21, 2013 · New York City
Broadway's recent revival of Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse's Jekyll and Hyde, starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox, closed too soon. But perhaps they would have run a ...
The Seven Best NYMF Titles
By Zachary Stewart · Jun 21, 2013 · New York City
The 10th Annual New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) takes place July 8-28 at various locations in Manhattan. There are 57 events this year, ranging from cabaret performances to full ...
The Explorers Club
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 20, 2013 · New York City
Lorenzo Pisoni as Lucius Fretway, Carson Elrod as Luigi, and Jennifer Westfeldt as Phyllida Spotte-Hume in a scene from The Explorers Club, now running at NY City ...
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Matthew Maher, and More Announced to Star in Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play at Playwrights Horizons
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 20, 2013 · New York City
Matthew Maher(© David Gordon) Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for its New York premiere productions of Anne Washburn's new play Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play
Musical Theatre West to Close 60th Season with Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 20, 2013 · Long Beach
Production logo, courtesy of Musical Theatre West. Norma Desmond is finally getting close to Hollywood. Musical Theatre West will conclude its 60th season with a production of Andrew ...
The Bachelorette Host Chris Harrison Visits Disney's The Lion King on Broadway
By David Gordon · Jun 20, 2013 · New York City
Chris and Taylor Harrison pose with Chantel Riley and Andile Gumbi.(© David Gordon) Chris Harrison, the host of the popular ABC reality series The Bachelor
Miss Saigon Heading Back to London's West End in May 2014
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 20, 2013 · London
Cameron Mackintosh(© David Gordon) Multiple Tony Award-winning producer Cameron Mackintosh plans to bring Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's iconic musical Miss Saigon