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  1. Kristy Cates Joins the Marvelous WonderettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    At the Wednesday, Sept 22nd matinee of The Marvelous Wonderettes , producers Tom and Michael D'Angora will be celebrating the show's 100th performance by welcoming Kristy Cates to the company! Cates is joining the production in the role of Missy Miller who belts out "You Don't Own Me", "Wedding Bell Blues", and " Mr. Lee " among other classic 50's and 60's pop hits. Kristy Cates was most recently seen in the Broadway production of Finding Neverland as Ms.

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  2. Louis Armstrong Legacy Saluted in Concert This NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Continuing its annual presentation of jazz concerts in the fall, the Music Institute of Chicago salutes the legacy of Louis Armstrong November 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. Members of the Music Institute's Jazz Studies faculty celebrate the legendary jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, and film star Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, who spent some of his most formative years in Chicago.

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  3. Try for Your Shot! HAMILTON Announces Day-of-Show Digital Lottery in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced a day-of-show digital lottery for Hamilton , launching in Chicago on September 27, 2016 at The PrivateBank Theatre . The Chicago production will conduct a day-of-show lottery for every performance beginning on Tuesday, September 27. Forty-four day-of-show tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.

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  4. Les Mills International Moves Headquarters to ChicagoRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Global fitness leader Les Mills, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Les Mills International, will relocate the company's U.S. headquarters to Chicago, Illinois by Nov. 1, 2016.

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  5. Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents BURIALS, 10/8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Steppenwolf for Young Adults begins its 2016/17 season with The Burials, a world premiere by acclaimed playwright Caitlin Parrish, directed by Erica Weiss . Inspired by the enduring Greek tragedy, Antigone, the production explores the aftermath of a mass shooting and how one family and one community respond to the tragedy in unique ways.

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  6. Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents SHOWGIRLS! The BenefitRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to announce their annual benefit, SHOWGIRLS!, an evening of glitz and glamor with a decidedly gaudy Vegas theme featuring an exclusive staged reading of SHOWGIRLS! A MUSICAL, the newest over-the-top production from Artistic Director David Cerda . The Vegas-inspired evening includes southern-style comfort food with a twist by The Hearty Boys, adult refreshments, games and the world's best silent/live auction.

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  7. Chcago's Smart Art Theater to Serve Up New Dramatic Comedy NAPERVILLERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Theater Wit, Chicago's premiere "smart art" theater, looks forward to presenting the Chicago premiere of Naperville by acclaimed young playwright Mat Smart. This extraordinary dramatic comedy, all new to Chicago, is set in a Caribou Coffee in - you guessed it - Naperville.

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  8. New Musical a Dog Story to Bark Off-Broadway This FallRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A Dog Story , a new musical with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan andbook by Eric H. Weinberger , will play off-Broadway at The Black Box at The Davenport Theater beginning November 3rd with the official opening scheduled for November 17th. The show is produced by Seaglass Theatrical and co-produced by Waterfront Theatrics and Martha Robinson.

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  9. GayCo Announces its 20th Anniversary Show at Second CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    When they began, they couldn't get married, serve openly in the military, adopt, or have federally recognized unions thanks to the brand new Defense of Marriage Act. Matthew Shepard was still alive.

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  10. The Second City Releases Tickets for its Dysfunctional Holiday RevueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On December 14-18, Chicago's legendary comedy theatre The Second City will appear at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall and tickets go on sale this Friday, September 23 at 12:00 pm. The Second City's Dysfunctional Holiday Revue delivers a healthy dose of seasonal satire where neither holiday film classics, family gatherings nor Christmas carols are too sacred for a show that is the perfect alternative to the same old holiday shows."

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  11. Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/17/2016Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 9/17/2016. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar .

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  12. Trap Door Theatre Presents Fantasy Island for DummiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Fantasy Island for Dummies is a new music-theatre work inspired by an episode of the iconic television series about the pleasures and perils of wish fulfillment. Devised in a collaborative exploration with Trap Door Theater actors, the piece is written by Ruth Margraff and directed by Kate Hendrickson, with original music composed by Pink Velvet.

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  13. IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp , from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, Reeling returns September 22-29, 2016 with nearly 40 features and numerous shorts from around the world, most of them Chicago premieres, some U.S. and/or World Premieres.

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  14. Hamilton's Thomas Kail and Jeffrey Seller Set for Panel at Expo ChicagoRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, and Project& present "An Open Conversation: Social Aesthetics Broadway, Culture and Social Impact" with creative team members of the Broadway musical Hamilton . Moderated by Chicago Sun-Times and ABC Political Analysis Journalist Laura Washington, Hamilton Producer Jeffrey Seller and Director Thomas Kail will discuss the broader implication of the musical in the context of art and social justice.

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  15. Casting Complete for Goodman Theatre's 2016 New Stages Festival; ...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Casting is complete for the three "developmental productions" featured in Goodman Theatre 's 13th annual New Stages festival, a free celebration of new works by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. These three plays, which are staged in repertory with modest production values following three weeks of rehearsal, include Blue Skies Process by Abe Koogler , directed by Henry Wishcamper ; Support Group for Men by Ellen Fairey , directed by Kimberly Senior ; and The King of Hell's Palace by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig , directed by Tea Alagi?.

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  16. Chicago to Host First Annual 5K for Missing Children, 10/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On the morning of October 15, 2016, families throughout the Chicagoland area will come together at DuSable Harbor to support the serious and relevant issues of child abduction and exploitation through Chicago's first annual 5K for Missing Children. According to the FBI, over 450,000 reports of missing children were entered into the National Crime Information database in 2015 alone.

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  17. Classic Musical OLIVER! Opens Saint Sebastian Player's Season Oct. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Saint Sebastian Players open the company's 36th season with Oliver! with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart . Performances run October 21-November 13 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey , Chicago.

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  18. Mercy Street Theatre Company Kicks Off 16/17 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Mercy Street Theatre kicks off its third season on October 10 with The Mercy Street Affair: With Wild Abandon, a classy cocktail party and festival of new short plays that will take place at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. at 7:00 pm. Cost of entry is a suggested donation of $15.

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  19. Photo Flash: Shattered Globe Presents True WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to launch its 2016-17 season with a revival of Sam Shepard 's quintessential American drama TRUE WEST, directed by James Yost, playing September 8 - October 22, 2016 at Theater Wit 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org , in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling 975-8150.

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  20. Will Swenson, Ryan Silverman and More to Join Melissa Errico in 'FUNNY!' at Feinstein's/54 BelowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broadway's Will Swenson and Ryan Silverman and The Met Opera's Richard Troxell will guest star with Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico at Feinstein's/54 Below September 20-24, following her sold-out run at the venue this past April. Performance times are 9/20 at 7pm , 9/21 at 9:30pm, 9/23 at 7pm and 9/24 at 7pm .

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