DESIRE IN A TINIER HOUSE, by Chicago playwright Ryan Oliveira, is a genre-defying two-character drama examining the challenges of maintaining loving gay relationships amidst threats ranging from family and workplace trauma to technology's encroachment on privacy and government suppression of individuality.
Cameron Mackintosh's Acclaimed Production of Boublil & Schönberg’s LES MISÉRABLES The Musical Phenomenon, returns to Chicago July 9th-27th
Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES are on now. LES MISÉRABLES will play Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited three-week engagement July 9th-27th.
Griffin Theatre Company Presents FOR SERVICES RENDERED By W. Somerset Maugham, Directed by Robin Witt, May 19 – July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre
Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 31st season with W. Somerset Maugham’s classic war drama FOR SERVICES RENDERED, directed by ensemble member Robin Witt*, playing May 19 – July 6, 2019 at The Den Theatre (Upstairs Main Stage), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 1 at www.griffintheatre.com or by calling (773) 697-3830. The press opening is Sunday, May 26 at 7 pm.
Cast, director and designers have been announced for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the thoughtfully funny and hard-rocking musical by Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell that will close out Theo Ubique’s first season in its new home on Howard Street in Evanston. Artistic Director Fred Anzevino said today the leading role of Hedwig Schmidt, a genderqueer glam punk rock artist, will be taken by Will Lidke. Lidke won praise for his leading role of Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS last fall at Drury Lane Theatre, where he most recently played Snoopy in YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District, and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. Made possible by production sponsor BMO Harris Bank, 25 performances of Shakespeare’s hilarious classic The Comedy of Errors, directed by David H. Bell, will tour free for all to 19 neighborhood parks across Chicago in the city’s most expansive arts-in-communities initiative, July 18–August 18, 2019.
Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys - the musical of the Marx Brothers and their MOM - May 22nd & 23rd
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that its final production in the 2018 – 2019 “lost” musicals in staged concert series Porchlight Revisits Minnie’s Boys will now include a special event with Minnie’s Boys composer Larry Grossman, “A Conversation with Larry Grossman,” Thursday, May 23 at 4:45 p.m. and feature a new song added to this Chicago premiere.