LIVE AND IN-PERSON, AT LAST! THEATER WIT ANNOUNCES RETURN TO LIVE PERFORMANCES IN AUGUST WITH A PERFECTLY TIMED REVIVAL OF ITS SMASH HIT, MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY | WIT’S 2021-22 SEASON ALSO HAS TWO LOCAL PREMIERES: "WHO’S HOLIDAY!", MATTHEW LOMBARDO’S SEASONAL DELIGHT ABOUT AN ADULT CINDY LOU WHO, AND "HURRICANE DIANE" BY MADELEINE GEORGE, A HILARIOUS/SOBERING LOOK AT OUR BLIND EYE TO CLIMATE CHANGE, IN SPRING 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre Brings "Broadway in your Backyard" to the North Shore Center for the Arts in Skokie, Saturday, Aug. 7
DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND - PORCHLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE RETURNS TO THE NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN SKOKIE WITH A BRAND NEW PRODUCTION! | BROADWAY IN YOUR BACKYARD, SATURDAY, AUG. 7 AT 8 P.M., CELEBRATES BROADWAY’S SONGS OF FRIENDS, FAMILY, COMMUNITY AND INSPIRATION. | Directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Music Directed by Justin Akira Kono, Broadway in your Backyard Joins the Previously Announced New Faces Sing Broadway 1979, Saturday, June 12 at 8 p.m., as part of Porchlight’s LIVE Summer Outdoor Series
THE JOFFREY BALLET ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL SEASON AT THE HISTORIC LYRIC OPERA HOUSE AND RETURN TO LIVE PERFORMANCES | 2021–2022 Season Highlights Include: World Premiere of Cathy Marston’s Of Mice and Men | Joffrey Premiere of George Balanchine’s Serenade | Stage Premieres of Nicolas Blanc’s Under the Trees’ Voices and Yoshihisa Arai’s Boléro and Original Joffrey Creation by Choreographer Chanel DaSilva, Swing Low | Plus, return of Yuri Possokhov’s Don Quixote and Christopher Wheeldon’s holiday classic The Nutcracker
Macbeth, The Elixir of Love, The Magic Flute, Florencia en el Amazonas, Proving Up, Tosca, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, Sir Andrew Davis Conducts Beethoven 9 | Enrique Mazzola’s inaugural season as music director | Subscriptions to Lyric’s 67th Season go on sale Wednesday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. | Lyric Opera House plans to reopen for live performances September 17 with a new production of Verdi’s Macbeth conducted by Maestro Mazzola | We’re BACK!