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  1. Avenue Q Extended By Popular Demand at ???????Mercury Theater ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, is pleased to announce the extension of AVENUE Q through November 4, 2018 due to popular demand. After an incredible run in 2004, this lovingly revived Broadway musical is wowing audiences yet again with its relatable humor and heartwarming message.

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  2. Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Wolf Trap's BERNSTEIN 100 With Tony Yazbeck TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Go behind the scenes of Wolf Trap's Bernstein 100 celebration today as Tony Yazbeck takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at rehearsal! Yazbeck was most recently seen on Broadway in the Susan Stroman/ Harold Prince helmed Prince of Broadway after appearing in the original Japan production . Yazbeck was recently seen in Manhattan Concert Productions 25th Anniversary concert of Crazy for You, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.

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  3. AstonRep Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season; New LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    AstonRep Theatre Company, under the new artistic leadership of Derek Bertelsen and Sara Pavlak McGuire , is thrilled to announce its 2018-19 Season, kicking off this fall with Martin McDonagh 's dark comedy THE LONESOME WEST directed by Company Member Dana Anderson. This winter, the season continues with AstonRep's 10th ANNUAL WRITERS' SERIES, a daylong festival of workshops from talented local and regional writers.

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  4. Hans Ulrich Obrist's First U.S. Marathon Announces Participant ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with The Terra Foundation for American Art, EXPO CHICAGO and Navy Pier today announced the initial list of participants for Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon, led by one of the world's most influential curators and critics Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of London's Serpentine Galleries. Known for his dynamic, long-form interview sessions, the five-hour interview marathon will be comprised of back-to-back conversations with prominent Chicago innovators from a variety of creative fields.

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  5. The Right Brain Project Presents ODESSA by Michaela HeidemannRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Set in the catacombs beneath Odessa, Ukraine. A seemingly endless network of underground tunnels, it's the largest catacomb system in the world.

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  6. CMA Songwriters Series Visits Chicago with Illinois Native Brett EldredgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Country Music Association visited Chicago yesterday, Tuesday, July 24, with Illinois native Brett Eldredge and fellow songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Heather Morgan and Jordan Reynolds, joining the CMA Foundation and U.S. Bank to visit students at Chicago's Notes for Notes studio followed by a sold-out CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank performance at Joe's on Weed Street. Tuesday afternoon, Chicago's Notes for Notes studio welcomed attendees with three performances by student musicians Ifeanyi Elswith, Devon Fields and Armoni Taffe, who aspires to attend Berklee College of Music upon high school graduation.

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  7. Photo Flash: a Dead Whale Productions Opens Where We Go Together or the Flashlight PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A Dead Whale Productions starts off its Season of Mischief with Kevin Michael Wesson's Where We Go Together or The Flashlight Play, directed by Daniella Wheelock. Performances continue this weekend through next, July 26, 2018 through August 4, 2018.

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  8. Victory Gardens Announces Casting And Full Schedule For IGNITIONRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Victory Gardens Theater Artistic Director Chay Yew , Managing Director Erica Daniels and Director of New Play Development Skyler Gray announce the lineup for the 10th Anniversary IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Prosthesis by Robert Askins ; Untitled Road Trip Play by Lauren Yee ; White History by Dave Harris ; How to Defend Yourself by Lily Padilla ; Seeing Eye by Nick Malakhow; and The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II. The 2018 Festival runs August 3 -5, 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater , located at 2433 N Lincoln Avenue.

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  9. Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Presents the Premiere of Immersive Masque MacabreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Just in time for Halloween, Strawdog Theatre Company launches its 31st season with the world premiere of MASQUE MACABRE, a dark and bloody thrill ride inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe - think Carrie meets Eyes Wide Shut. The handlers of a "bad boy" entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him.

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  10. Promethean Theatre Ensemble Announces 2018-19 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Was Dr. Martin Luther King correct in saying the moral arc of the universe bends toward justice? Even if we do learn from the past, are we still doomed to repeat some of it? Promethean Theatre Ensemble Artistic Director Brian Pastor says, "Friedrich Nietzsche once noted that 'when we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.' As Promethean begins its 13th season, we are reminded of one of our founding tenets: that we tell stories of the past to illuminate our present.

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  11. Bryant Park Announces Performers for Emerging Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Returning for its fourth year, Emerging Music Festival features ten on-the-rise indie rock, pop, blues, and soul bands performing for thousands on the Bryant Park lawn. Almost all artists hail from the greater New York area, making EMF one of the city's largest celebrations of young local bands.

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  12. BWW Review: PAMPLONA at Goodman TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It is no small feat to create a believable portrait of a great artist that pays homage to their creative genius and their ordinary hopes, struggles, and failures. Playwright Jim McGrath does exactly this for Ernest Hemingway in PAMPLONA.

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  13. Photo Flash: Black Ensemble Theatre Co. Presents Rick Stone the Blues ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Black Ensemble Theater continues its 2018 Season with Rick Stone the Blues Man written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor . Rick Stone the Blues Man will be performed at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in If you love the blues then you're going to love Rick Stone the Blues Man! Step on in to Ricky's Place, where the drinks are flowing, the dance floor is full and the band never stops.

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  14. Sixth National Asian American Theater Conference & Festival To Be Held In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists , dedicated to advancing the field of Asian American theater, announces Chicago as the host city for the Sixth National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival , to be held August 13 - 18. ConFest Early Bird passes start at $350 and are available at CAATA.net beginning Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. Single tickets for festival shows and new play readings will be available for $25 and $10 respectively, with a student price of $20 for festival shows starting Wednesday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Over the course of six days, ConFest 2018: Chicago will explore the theme Revolutionary Acts, engaging attendees and the Chicago community in critical theater and dialogue regarding the intersection of art, leadership and organizational practice in the face of social injustice, inequity and active resistance in American culture.

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  15. The Conspirators Announce New Members And A New ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Fresh from the success of their World Premiere of The Deckchairs , written by Sid Feldman and directed by Wm. Bullion, the Conspirators are thrilled to announce a new, raucous evening of frenetic, irreverent misbehavior.

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  16. Photo Flash: About Face Youth Theatre Presents Scary Stories to Save Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The About Face Theatre Youth Theatre Ensemble is pleased to present the world premiere of SCARY STORIES TO SAVE YOUR LIFE, horror-inspired tales informed by the social and political anxieties facing today's LGBTQ+ youth, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by Associate Director of About Face Youth Theatre Donny Acosta and special guests. SCARY STORIES will play July 14 - 22, 2018 at The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. in Chicago.

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  17. John O'Hurley Will Return to the Role of Billy Flynn in CHICAGORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago announced today that actor, comedian & TV personality John O'Hurley will return to the Broadway company in the role of "Billy Flynn" beginning Monday, July 23 at the Ambassador Theatre . Chicago recently welcomed back veteran cast members Michelle DeJean as "Roxie Hart" and Terra C. MacLeod as "Velma Kelly."

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  18. Casting Announced For Shattered Globe's Crime and PunishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce casting for Chris Hannan's new stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky 's masterful novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. SGT Ensemble Member Louis Contey* directs an ensemble of eleven actors in this rich interpretation of one of the world's great literary treasures.

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  19. Jackbenny to Make Chicago Debut 7/25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Twin brothers Jack and Benny Lipson , professionally known as the critically acclaimed jackbenny, will make their Chicago debut at Stage 773 on Wednesday, July 25, at 7:30pm. The duo will present Happiness is Trending, a two-act show featuring wittily provocative original songs, uniquely arranged covers, and friendly guest performers ... all seasoned with the brothers' signature sibling shtick.

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  20. Cirque Dreams Holidaze Lights Up the Chicago Theatre Dec. 12 - 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its popular and electrifying stage spectacular to The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State Street, with eight unforgettable performances presented by JAM Theatricals . This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a combination of a Broadway musical and a Cirque adventure wrapped into a spectacular holiday gift for the entire family.

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