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  1. Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Plays Blues-Infused Works By Black...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, Cedille Records' best-selling artist and longtime advocate for music by Black composers, performs a program of blues-influenced classical works for solo violin and violin and piano by Black composers of the 20th and 21st centuries on Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers, her newest Cedille Records album. Pianist Matthew Hagle, Pine's longtime recital partner, joins her on their third album together on Cedille and Pine's 21st for the Chicago-based label.

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  2. Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents GYPSYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Porchlight Music Theatre 's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street , with book by Arthur Laurents , music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim . Porchlight Music Theatre 's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber , music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter .

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  3. a Cjo Salute To Nancy Wilson Kicks Off Chicago Jazz Orchestra's 40th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jeff Lindberg, kicks off the company's 40th anniversary season with A CJO Salute to Nancy Wilson , Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Ave . in Chicago's Fine Arts Building.

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  4. 200+ Artists Unite For Collaboraction's PEACEBOOK FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Collaboraction will reunite 200+ Chicago artists involved in the creation of this year's third annual PEACEBOOK Festival for a one-day-only, marathon celebration showcase of more than 20 world premiere short works about peace Sunday, October 7 at The Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Avenue in Bucktown. The 20+ works will be "re-mixed" into three one-hour, themed programs: POWER at 3 p.m., LOVE at 5 p.m. and HOPE at 7 p.m. The PEACEBOOK finale includes a free community meal between performances, peace panels and special guests.

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  5. Photo Flash: First Look at INDECENT at Victory GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Victory Gardens Theater begins its 44th season with the 2017 Tony Award-nominated play Indecent, written by Paula Vogel and directed by Gary Griffin . Indecent runs September 21 - November 4, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater , 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.

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  6. Chicago International Latino Theater Fest, Brings Blood, Passion,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Four wildly diverse live theater productions from Mexico, Argentina and Los Angeles - never before seen in Chicago - will all debut during week three of DESTINOS - the 2nd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, presented by CLATA, the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance: ?Mendoza Los Colochos Teatro, via Mexico City, brings the U.S. premiere of Mendoza, a radical reimagining of Shakespeare's Macbeth, to The Goodman Theatre , 170 N. Dearborn St ., in a co-presentation with CLATA. This riveting tale of ambition, blood and power runs October 3-7: Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25-$32/$20 students.

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  7. Cellist Maksin Joins Orion In November for Russian PassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Orion Ensemble , winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, continues its 26th season with "Russian Passion," welcoming guest cellist Ian Maksin and guest violist Stephen Boe . Performances take place November 11 at a new venue, First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn; November 14 at the PianoForte Studios in downtown Chicago; and November 18 at the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston.

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  8. Storefront Holiday Favorite Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: a Die Hard ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Yippee Productions LLC, a new partnership between lead producer Drew DeSantis , Jim Jensen , Mark Michelson and the Board of Directors of the former storefront comedy theater MCL Chicago , announces an expanded version of the hit holiday musical Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A Die Hard Musical Parody. The book and score is conceived by Michael Shepherd Jordan, Alex Garday and Stephanie McCullough with direction by Tiffani Moore Swalley, Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A Die Hard Musical Parody runs December 1, 2018 - January 12, 2019 at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee in Wicker Park.

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  9. Refuge Theatre Project Announces Cast For the Last SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Refuge Theater Project is proud to announce the cast and production team for its first production in its 2018 - 2019 season, The Last Session, October 26 - December 2, book by Jim Brochu , with music and lyrics by Steve Schalchlin , additional lyrics by John Bettis and Marie Cain directed by Refuge Theatre Project's Artistic Director Christopher Pazdernik and music directed by Erik Pearson .

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  10. Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Announces Digital Lottery in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broadway In Chicago has announced that a digital lottery will begin October 1 at 9 a.m. for Roald Dahl 's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory . Roald Dahl 's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will play a limited engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre from October 2 - October 21. Twenty tickets will be sold for every performance at $20 each.

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  11. Pulse Theatre Company Chicago Announces 5th Season, in the Blood By...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    PULSE Theatre Company Chicago has announced its line-up for its 5th Season, which includes IN THE BLOOD by Pulitzer Prize Winner, Suzan-Lori Parks and GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza . PULSE was co-founded by Columbia College Chicago Alumna, Aaron Reese Boseman and Christopher Jackson in 2014.

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  12. Rivendell Announces 2019 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Rivendell Theatre Ensemble proudly announces the first two shows of its 2019 Season including the Midwest Premieres of I Wanna F**king Tear You Apart by Morgan Gould and directed by Jessica Fisch and Something Clean by Selina Fillinger and directed by Lauren Shouse . Something Clean is a co-production with Sideshow Theatre and will be performed at the Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago.

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  13. Prop Thtr's Presents World Premiere of NEVERLANDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Prop Thtr is pleased launch its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of NEVERLAND, a new devised riff on J.M. Barrie 's Peter Pan, written and directed by the Prop's new Artistic Director Olivia Lilley and devised by the Ensemble. This riff on the Peter Pan Myth chronicles the final days of Peter's reign in Neverland, as seen from three wildly different perspectives: Peter's, Wendy's and Hook's.

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  14. Sunshine And The Rain Share Two New Tracks, Expand LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Jersey's Sunshine And The Rain are excited to share two new tracks from their upcoming sophomore album Beneath The Stars . First, the group premiered " Just The Way It Goes " on The Best Show With Tom Scharpling last night -- listen to the episode HERE , and listen to the track HERE .

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  15. Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's the Resistable Rise of Arturo UiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht 's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. Directed by John Doyle , this comical yet disturbing play from one of the greatest political satirists of all time follows a Depression-era Chicago mobster, Arturo Ui, who, with the help of his henchmen, manipulates and murders his way to totalitarian rule of the cauliflower trade.

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  16. BWW Review: We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time at Goodman TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's not uncommon for artists to create beauty from the pain of their own pasts, but few do it as bravely and poignantly as David Cale in WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. Staged in The Goodman Theatre 's largest venue and programmed as the subscription season opener, this 90-minute, one-man show packs an emotional punch in the most understated of ways.

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  17. Casting Announced For Broken Nose Theatre's PLAINCLOTHESRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broken Nose Theatre is to announced casting for its world premiere dark comedy PLAINCLOTHES, written by company member Spenser Davis* and co-directed by Kanome Jones and Davis. Developed with much of the team behind BNT's runaway 2017 hit At The Table, PLAINCLOTHES will play November 9 - December 15, 2018 at its resident home The Den Theatre , 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

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  18. Photo Flash: First Look at Firebrand and TimeLine Theatre's Caroline, or ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. CAROLINE, OR CHANGE features music by Jeanine Tesori , book and lyrics by Tony Kushner , direction by Lili- Anne Brown and music direction by Andra Velis Simon .

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  19. Review Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead the Heart of Rock & Roll in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Old Globe 's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams . It is directed by Gordon Greenberg with choreography by Lorin Latarro and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Brian Usifer .

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  20. World Premiere Opens 10th Season at Red ClayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Red Clay Dance Company , which creates and performs a diverse repertoire of Afro-contemporary dance, opens its 10th anniversary season with a world premiere, part of a multi-year collaboration with Uganda's Keiga Dance Company, November 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. EKILI MUNDA What Lies Within, choreographed by Vershawn Sanders-Ward, founder and artistic director of RCDC, and Jonas Byaruhanga, founder and director of Keiga Dance Company in Kampala, Uganda, is an evening-length work that seeks to unearth the cultural history and knowledge around identity that is archived in the body and the unapologetic liberation of this knowledge.

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