A Near-Future Apocalyptic Story Told through Tap Dance, Original Live Music and Narration by Slam Poetry Creator Marc Kelly Smith
CHICAGO TAP THEATRE RETURNS TO STAGE 773 WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SAVING THE WORLD, JUNE 8 – JUNE 30
American Blues Theater announces casting for the Chicago revival of The Spitfire Grill, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff, with book by James Valeq and Fred Alley, lyrics by Fred Alley and music by James Valeq. The Spitfire Grill, directed by Tammy Mader with music direction by Malcolm Ruhl, runs July 12 – August 17, 2019 at Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave in Chicago. The official press opening is Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
BEST ACTOR: JACOB SIMON (DEERFIELD, IL)
BEST ACTRESS: MARGUERITE REED (PALOS PARK, IL)
BEST PRODUCTION AWARD: CARY-GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
BEST DIRECTION AWARD: SUSAN S. GORMAN (DEERFIELD HIGH SCHOOL)
BEST SCENIC DESIGN AWARD: BENET ACADEMY
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD: CARY-GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
BEST ENSEMBLE AWARD: LIBERTYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Best Actor and Actress Award Recipients will Represent Illinois in “The Jimmy Awards®,” also known as The National High School Musical Theatre Awards®,
named after James M. Nederlander
Full cast and crew have been announced for Dandelion Theatre’s World Premiere production of BURY ME, by Chicago-based playwright Brynne Frauenhoffer. BURY ME will be performed at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge, Chicago, from July 6 – 28, 2019, with the Press Opening scheduled for Monday, July 8 at 7:30 pm.