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  1. BWW Reviews: Bailiwick's Murder Ballad is a Rocking AffairRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Immersive Theatre, the term commonly used to describe the staging of a play or musical wherein the audience is somehow placed within the physical action of the show, has been a growing trend and can offer many benefits for both actors and audience; the most obvious being the audience's ability to feel as if they are totally encapsulated in the story. Bailiwick Chicago Theater's current production of the rock opera musical "Murder Ballad" is the latest to employ this staging device, taking advantage of the Flat Iron Arts Building's black box theatre and turning it into a bar-like space, with seating at tables among the action, as well as off to the side.

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  2. CHF to Present Theater Unspeakable's the American Revolution, 5/9-17Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Chicago Humanities Festival is pleased to present The American Revolution by Theater Unspeakable , as part of the Stages, Sights & Sounds annual international performance festival for young audiences, with performances May 9, and 16-17 at Victory Gardens Biograph Theater . The American Revolution explores the critical period of American history--all within the raised playing space of 21-square-feet.

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  3. Hell in a Handbag to Stage Midwest Premiere of MIRACLE!, 5/14-7/10Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to kick-off its 2015-16 season with the Midwest premiere of MIRACLE!, the wickedly funny parody of The Miracle Worker as reimagined by Dan Savage , one of the country's leading writers/speakers/podcasters on sex, sexuality and GLBTQ issues, and directed by Derek Van Barham. MIRACLE! will play May 14 - July 10, 2015 at the newly-remodeled Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

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  4. Lincoln Trio to Perform 'Haydn to Higdon' Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, 5/3Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago's acclaimed Lincoln Trio - Marta Aznavoorian on piano, David Cunliffe on cello and Desire Ruhstrat on violin - will present Haydn to Higdon on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at Merit School's Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, 38 S. Peoria St., in Chicago's West Loop. The concert will be held in Merit's showcase performance space, Anne & Howard Gottlieb Hall.

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  5. Pivot Arts Festival Sets 2015 LineupRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pivot Arts has announced the full line-up for the 3rd annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring dozens of innovative performances and events throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from May 28 - June 7, 2015. Tickets, ranging from free to $20, are currently available at www.pivotarts.org/festival .

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  6. Gorilla Tango to Launch Young Artists Program Next MonthRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Gorilla Tango Theatre will launch the Young Artists Program this May. The Young Artists Program will offer audition-only, performance workshops. Each workshop will commence in a fully-produced production as part of Gorilla Tango's show schedule.

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  7. DOUBT to Run 4/28-7/19 at Writers TheatreRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the Writers Theatre production of Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley , directed by William Brown . The show runs April 28 - July 19, 2015 at Glencoe Union Church, 263 Park Ave, Glencoe.

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  8. Hilary Ann Feldman to Bring Carol Burnett Tribute to Chicago Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Praised as"a tour de force of jazz, cabaret and opera," by the Chicago Tribune, celebrated performer Hilary Ann Feldman brings her newest show "Laughing Matters: the Life and Laughs of Carol Burnett " to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Saturday May 9, 16 and 23. There is an $18 cover charge with two-drink minumum. Due to high demand, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online at DavenportsPianoBar.com.

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  9. 2015 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival to Feature 13 World Premieres This SummerRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the line-up for its second annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring an unprecedented 13 world-premiere musicals by local artists. Created to showcase Chicago's burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year's festival will include nine full-length musicals and four one-acts.

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  10. The Chicago Inclusion Project to Launch with the Time of Your Life, 6/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino announces the launch of The Chicago Inclusion Project, a collective dedicated to championing inclusion and diversity in Chicago theatre. Beginning with a professional staged reading series, the Chicago Inclusion Project will highlight contemporary classics performed by Chicago artists of diverse ethnicities, physical abilities and gender identities by creating inclusive theater experiences that illuminate our shared human story, bringing together Chicago artists and audiences normally separated by ethnic background, economic status, gender identity, physical ability and countless other barriers.

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  11. Photo Flash: First Look at Barrel of Monkeys' that's Weird, GrandmaRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It''s finally time to say "ta-ta" to Old Man Winter as Barrel of Monkeys presents THAT''S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Spring Into Action! directed by Meredith Ibey Milliron, playing Sundays at 2 pm from April 5 - 26, 2015 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Barrel of Monkeys'' critically acclaimed revue is conceived and written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company Members.

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  12. Stage Tube: Watch Performances from Louis & Keely 'Live' at ...Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder presents the Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford 's LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA. Hackford, best known for his films An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil 's Advocate, and cinematic musical events such as La Bamba, Chuck Berry : Hail! Hail Rock n'Roll and his epic musical film RAY, has decided to bring his latest award winning musical stage production to Chicago, where Louis Prima and Keely Smith created sold-out musical magic in the '50s & '60s.

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  13. Three Cat Productions to Host Cabaret on the Lake TomorrowRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Three Cat Productions celebrates Chicago based performers with Cabaret on the Lake. Cabaret on the Lake is a free monthly variety show featuring storytellers, performance artists, singer-songwriters, comedians, and more.

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  14. Step Up Productions' Crimes of the Heart to Run 5/8-6/14 at The Athenaeum TheatreRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Step Up Productions will conclude its 2014-15 season with Beth Henley 's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy CRIMES OF THE HEART directed by Brad Akin, playing May 8 - June 14, 2015 at The Athenaeum Theatre , 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.stepupproductions.org or by calling The Athenaeum Box Office at 935-6875 .

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  15. Hubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., Solo Echo and MoreRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2015-16 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park , 205 East Randolph Street, are available immediately as a Season 38 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in August 2015.

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  16. Shattered Globe Stages the Grown-Up at Theater Wit, Now thru 5/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On the heels of its critically-acclaimed, sold-out production of The Rose Tattoo, Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to conclude its 2014-15 season with the Chicago premiere of Jordan Harrison 's hilarious kick in the heart, THE GROWN-UP, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker, playing tonight, April 9 - May 23, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Shattered Globe will stage the second ever production of Harrison's new play, which debuted last year at Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival.

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  17. Steppenwolf Hosts Fashion Show and Party Inspired by Marie Antoinette TonightRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In celebration of one of civilization's most famous fashionistas, Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts EXPLORE: The World of Marie Antoinette, an exclusive fashion show and party, tonight, April 9 at 5:30pm. Emerging Chicago fashion designers Elena Bobysheva, Sandra Leonard, Satoko Mizuno, Kate Pankoke and Kat Anderson have submitted their high fashion creations, inspired by the over-the-top pageantry seen in Steppenwolf's current hit production of Marie Antoinette, to be critiqued by a panel of local fashion experts.

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  18. Photo Flash: Rivendell Theatre's Look, We are Breathing Takes the StageRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Rivendell Theatre Ensemble , Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, presents the second production of its 20th Anniversary Season, the world premiere of Look, we are breathing, written by Chicago playwright Laura Jacqmin and directed by Megan Shuchman. The production runs now through May 16, 2015, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.

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  19. Pilgrims Progress, Sender Premieres and More Set for a Red Orchid Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A Red Orchid Theatre announces its 2015-2016 Season, including the World Premieres of Pilgrims Progress by Ensemble Member Bret Neveu , and Sender by Ike Holter , both directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray and The Mutilated by Tennessee Williams , directed by Ensemble Member Dado . Artistic Director Kirsten Fitzgerald comments, "We are twenty three and kickin' hard.

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  20. Full Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's Grand Concourse, Beginning July 2Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck . Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov , the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper sharing the role of Frog and Mariann Mayberry as Shelley with Brittany Uomoleale as Emma and Victor Almanzar as Oscar.

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