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  1. the Nance at Pride Films and Plays Extends to 8/13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pride Films and Plays' Jeff -recommended Chicago Premiere of Douglas Carter Beane's Tony Award-nominated play THE NANCE - a hit among critics and audiences alike - will be extended beyond its originally announced closing of July 30, and will now play through Sunday, August 13, 2017. Douglas Carter Beane's Tony Award-nominated play The Nance recreates the naughty, raucous world of burlesque's heyday and tells the backstage story of a gay performer, Chauncey Miles, whose role in the burlesque show was to brazenly exploit gay stereotypes of the time in a most suggestive manner.

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  2. Adventure Stage Chicago's Trailblazers to Present Summer 2017 Finale ShowRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Adventure Stage Chicago , the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement , announces their Trailblazers Summer Camp culminating performance. Through a grant from the city's Department of Family and Support Services, 30 Chicago youth are participating in a free, 8-week performing arts camp.

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  3. Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for The MAC's 2017-18 SeasonRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    McAninch Arts Center located at 425 Falwell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage hosts a Tickets On-Sale Party and Free Community Open House Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. This event marks first time the public can purchase individual tickets for the MAC's exciting 2017-2018 Season, New Philharmonic concerts and Buffalo Theatre Ensemble productions, as well as tickets to broadcasts of six plays from the acclaimed National Theatre Live's International Series and a triad of National Geographic Live presentations. Tickets will subsequently be available online at AtTheMAC.org on Sunday, Aug. 6 at 12 a.m. and by phone at 630.942.4000 on Sunday, Aug. 6 beginning at 12 noon.

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  4. The Neo-Futurists Welcome New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 PlaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Neo-Futurists welcome five new members to the Ensemble: Neil Bhandari, Trent Creswell, Joanna Jamerson, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Connor Shioshita Pickett. These new writer-director-performers are the first ensemble members to join the company since The Neo-Futurists launched their new late-night show The Infinite Wrench March 3, 2017.

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  5. Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The acclaimed Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus with Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana , along with conductor Ted Sperling, will take audiences through the ups and downs of romance, with music from Frozen, Cinderella, and classic and contemporary shows including West Side Story, Follies, Oklahoma and more. Open rehearsal is Friday, July 21 at 11 AM, and performances are 6:30 PM and Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 PM at Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park.

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  6. Byot Productions Presents the Rover by Aphra BehnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bring Your Own Theatre Productions will be presenting The Rover by Aphra Behn at Prop Theater, 3502 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, July 28th-30th and August 4th-6th. The Rover is a restoration era comedy written by one of the first professional female playwrights.

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  7. Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers UpdatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017. Twenty outstanding young pianists, aged from 12-26, are selected from a worldwide pool of applicants to learn from international concert masters.

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  8. Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDERRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King 's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp . FOXFINDER will play September 28 - November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre , 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago.

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  9. Jackopierce, Mariza and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces alt-rockers Jack O'Neill and Cary Pierce of Jackopierce, internationally acclaimed, Latin Grammy nominated Fado artist Mariza, Chicago's own Bluegrass group Henhouse Prowlers and more. Chicago-based artist Terisa Griffin, affectionately called the "Empress of Soul," is an entertainer, songwriter, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

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  10. Three Week Extension Announced for Broken Nose Theatre's Hit at the TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    After selling-out six-weeks of performances since opening on June 29, 2017, Broken Nose Theatre's hit remount of AT THE TABLE is pleased to announce three additional weeks of performances, now extending August 6 - 26, 2017 at The Den Theatre , 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for all performances are currently available at brokennosetheatre.com .

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  11. Photo Flash: HOG'SBELLY: A Fable Noir Grips Gorilla TangoRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A Dead Whale Productions continues their inaugural season with the world premiere production of Artistic Associate Tyler Garamella's Hog'sBelly: A Fable Noir, directed by Founding Artistic Director Dane Eissler. A Dead Whale is proud to continue their commitment to challenge theatrical convention by creating edgy and original theatrical events by all means necessary.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 90210: the Musical Coming to Chicago This SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broadway In Chicago and the producers of Bob and Tobly's Beverly Hills 90210: THE MUSICAL have announced that 90210: THE MUSICAL will play Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place for a limited five-day engagement September 13 through 17, 2017. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 12:01AM CST.

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