First Floor Theater is pleased to conclude its seventh season with the Chicago premiere of Halley Feiffer’s blisteringly funny play I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD, directed by Cole von Glahn, playing April 20 – May 18, 2019 at FFT’s resident home, The Den Theatre (2B), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at firstfloortheater.com. The press opening is Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 pm.
The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to welcome back ten-time Jeff Award-winning director Gary Griffin to helm the exhilarating smash hit FOOTLOOSE, running through June 2, 2019 at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on a true story and the 1984 classic film, FOOTLOOSE is a compelling story of teenage rebellion and celebrating life through music and dance. Jeff Award-winning choreographer William Carlos Angulo brings dance to life in the round, with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.
PARAMOUNT THEATRE ANNOUNCES PRODUCTION TEAM FOR WORLD PREMIERE AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL APRIL 24-JUNE 2
JOHN DOYLE-DIRECTED MUSICAL BASED ON ACCLAIMED 2007 FILM BOASTS GLEN BERGER, BOOK AND LYRICS; MARK MANCINA, MUSIC AND LYRICS; AND DAVE METZGER, ORCHESTRATOR AND ARRANGER
FULL DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TEAM CONFIRMED TODAY INCLUDING CHOREOGRAPHER JOANN M. HUNTER; MUSIC DIRECTOR/CONDUCTOR GREG JARRETT; SCENIC DESIGNER SCOTT PASK; COSTUME DESIGNER ANN HOULD-WARD; LIGHTING DESIGNER PAUL TOBEN; SOUND DESIGNER DAN MOSES SCHREIER AND PROJECTION DESIGNER JOE BURKE
Footlight Players, Inc. of Michigan City is pleased to announce the community theater productions they have selected for the 2019-2020, 70th Season. The Play Selection Committee of 10 started meeting in the beginning of the New Year on every Sunday to read, study and discuss over 40 scripts of comedies, dramas and musicals and finally came up with a slate of the top five selections for the Board of Directors to vote on at their monthly meeting on March 13th. The vote was unanimous, and the membership all agreed that this season there is something for everyone’s taste.
The Footlight Players of Michigan City are happy to announce that they will once again offer a youth theatrical workshop, free of charge, to the first 30 applicants from the ages of 6-17. The organization is able to offer this program to our community because of a financial grant awarded them from the Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation.
World-renowned Soprano Renée Fleming stars in New Production of the Multi Tony Award-winning Musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA: Two Limited Chicago engagement at Lyric Opera House
John Berry CBE and Anthony Lilley OBE for Scenario Two are delighted to announce a new production of the acclaimed Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza starring four-time Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Renée Fleming as Margaret Johnson, who embarks on a fateful trip to Florence with her daughter in the summer of 1953. Additional casting including Broadway and West End stars to be announced soon.