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  1. Goodman Theatre Holds Free Student-Performed Showcases for its Summer Youth ProgramsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    More than 60 Chicagoland teenagers will perform in two final showcases at Goodman Theatre to conclude the theater's summer programming-Playbuild Youth Intensive and Musical Theater Intensive-on August 11 and 12 at 7pm. Both programs were offered free of charge and taught over a course of seven-to-eight weeks in the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement .

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  2. New Adaptation of 'Dorian Gray', World Premiere of...Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    City Lit Theater's 38th season will embrace Chicago's first look in a century at an Irish classic, a rarely done Pulitzer winner performed by a non-traditional cast composed entirely of women over 55, a new adaptation by a three-time Jeff-winning adapter of one of the great 19th Century novels, setting its story in a new time and place; and theCity Lit debuts of both the world's first playwright and Chicago's most esteemed translator, retelling an ancient myth through a cast of human actors and life-sized puppets. The season will open in September, with DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, by John Millington Synge .

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  3. Ron Hawking's the Men and Their Music to Mark 10th Anniversary at the Apollo TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Windy City's own Ron Hawking returns this fall to Apollo Theater Chicago with the 10-year anniversary celebration of The Men and Their Music, produced by Rob Kolson Creative Productions, Inc. Originally debuting in 2007 at Chicago's Mercury Theater, The Men and Their Music returns with a refreshed repertoire of iconic numbers from some of the world's most legendary male vocalists and songwriters, including Tony Bennett , Nat King Cole, Ray Charles , Bobby Darin , Burt Bacharach and more. As an entertainer and vocalist, Hawking brings to life a treasure trove of hits from some of music's greatest artists.

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  4. Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' Little Fish at Theater WitRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Kokandy Productions presents the Chicago premiere of Michael John LaChiusa 's LITTLE FISH, directed by Producing Artistic Director Allison Hendrix with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Kasey Alfonso , playing now through August 20, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is this Saturday, July 15, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! Thirty-something writer Charlotte decides to give up smoking and tries to compensate with swimming and jogging - but to no avail.

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  5. Kyle Coleman Searches for a Purpose in the Beauty in ChaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Rising Chicago actor Kyle Coleman searches for purpose in Lorenzo Blackett's new comedy play, THE BEAUTY IN CHAOS, with two special performances on July 24th and 31st. The production marks the latest theatrical work from Just RANTing the Blues and The Big Black Box Serial.

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  6. Kurt Elling, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall and More Now On Sale at City Winery ChicagoRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an array of top jazz concerts including four shows with Grammy Award-Winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling , two nights with Herb Alpert of Tijuana Brass with his wife, Grammy-winning singer Lani Hall , legendary British Jazz-Funk band Incognito and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, July 13 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago .

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  7. Chicago Dancers United to Host Gala Reception Before Dance for Life ChicagoRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago Dancers United , which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, hosts a festive gala reception August 19 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., prior to the 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. The evening begins at 5 p.m. in the Hilton's Grand Ballroom with cocktails and a "summer supper."

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  8. Film Works Alfresco Presents Special Free Screening of Gold Diggers of 1933Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "We're in the Money!" and other standards will fill Inwood Hill Park as the inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series Film Works Alfresco continues Monday, July 17 with the classic dance spectacular film Gold Diggers of 1933. Featuring a free pre-show dance performance by students from Northern Manhattan's Broadway Performing Arts Center.

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  9. Red Theater to Kick Off 6th Season with the Elaborate Entrance of Chad DeityRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Red Theater Chicago announces the start of their 6th season with their upcoming production of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz , directed by Jeremy Aluma. Performances run August 15 through September 16, 2017.

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  10. Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers Presents Cllaw Xxvii: Summer SmackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's the HOTTEST match of them all! The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers are flexing their guns at CLLAW XXVII: Summer Smackdown on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Ave. in Chicago. CLLAW's 27th benefit match will feature Chicago's biggest, baddest lady-identified arm wrestlers, musical entertainment from Jackass Magnets and a cash bar.

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  11. Photo Flash: First Look at HIR by Taylor Mac at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company is currently presenting the Chicago premiere production of Hir, a subversive comedy by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac. The show is currently in previews for a July 9th opening and runs through August 20th, 2017 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! The classic dysfunctional family story has just crashed through into a wholly original place.

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  12. Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole to Sign Copies of War Paint Album at Barnes & NobleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Ghostlight Records will celebrate the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical WAR PAINT - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - with a special in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Friday, July 14 at 2:30 PM. The recording, currently available in digital formats, will be released on CD in stores and online Friday, July 14. LuPone and Ebersole will be featured in conversation with the show's composer Scott Frankel, followed by a CD signing.

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  13. Eccentric Theater Company to Present Workshop of Fuck la Vie D'Artiste by Georgette KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Eccentric Theater Company will produce a developmental workshop production of Georgette Kelly's Fuck la vie d'artiste, fresh off a reading in the 2017 Source Festival in Washington, D.C. Fuck la vie d'artiste features NAYIB FELIX , HANNAH KARPENKO , and MOUNA R'MIKI . SYNOPSIS: What does it mean when your own country sees you as an outsider? France, 2005: Zenab is an aspiring French-Moroccan artist, stuck giving tours of the room where Vincent Van Gogh died.

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  14. Chicago Theater Bike Ride to Celebrate Theater Community at Foster BeachRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard, a 501 organization, will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment , and TheEmergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides. The Ride was created in September 2014 to memorialize Molly Glynn , actor and mother of two, with a mission to support fellow artists in times of greatest need.

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  15. Other Theatre's the Making of a Modern Folk Hero Comes to Chicago DramatistsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Other Theatre, in association with Chicago Dramatists' Grafting Project, is pleased to launch its 4th season with the world premiere of Martn Zimmerman's comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A MODERN FOLK HERO, directed by Kelly Howe, playing September 29 - October 29, 2017 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly.

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  16. Casting Announced for Interrobang's FOXFINDER at The Athenaeum TheatreRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of Dawn King 's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, playing September 28 - November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre , 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp , FOXFINDER launches Interrobang's 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?" Tickets are currently available at www.interrobangtheatre.org , by calling 935-6875 or in person at The Athenaeum Theatre Box Office.

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  17. Photo Flash: Broken Nose Theatre's Hit at the Table Extends Through AugustRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    After a near sell-out just days into its much-anticipated remount, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to add one additional week of performances for its hit AT THE TABLE, at The Den Theatre , 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Written by Michael Perl man and directed by Spenser Davis, the six-week run features the full original cast.

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  18. Cast and Creative Team Announced for Sister AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    SISTER AFRICA, Stephanie Liss' world premiere drama about efforts to aid female and child victims of the Congo's ongoing civil war, will be performed by a cast of actors from the worlds of feature films, opera and the Chicago theater scene. Elayne LeTraunik , Associate Artistic Director of Genesis Theatrical Productions, Chicago veteran actor, and director of SISTER AFRICA, announced casting today.

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  19. Red Theater presents the Elaborate Entrance of Chad DeityRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Red Theater Chicago announces the start of their 6th season with their upcoming production of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz, directed by Jeremy Aluma. Performances run August 15 through September 16, 2017.

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  20. Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band, Rami Kleinstein and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces father-son duo Jeff Daniels with the Ben Daniels Band, Israeli pop star Rami Kleinstein, "The Voice of Ireland" Tommy Fleming and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, July 7 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago .

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