“I always think there’s a band, kid.” – Harold Hill. Goodman Theatre closes out its 2018/2019 Season with a major revival of The Music Man, a “musical comedy at its feel-good best” that “glows with enjoyment” (The New York Times), by Meredith Willson, based on the story by Willson and Franklin Lacey.
PERFORMANCES BEGIN JUNE 29 FOR MARY ZIMMERMAN’S MAJOR REVIVAL OF THE MUSIC MAN, MEREDITH WILLSON’S JOYOUS FIVE-TIME TONY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION, AT GOODMAN THEATRE
Chicago Shakespeare Theater's SIX - The Queens continue their reign in Chicago through the Summer-- Extended by popular demand through August 4th
Following last week's highly anticipated opening, critical acclaim, and explosive social media response (#SIXChicago), Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the extension of the North American Premiere production of SIX, written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss--now playing in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. SIX was originally scheduled to close in June but has been extended for an unprecedented five weeks due to rave reviews and audience demand.
The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce its productions for the 18th season. The 2019 – 2020 Season will include the 10th anniversary production of The House’s original ballet-free production of The Nutcracker, November 7 – December 29; the world-premiere of Brett Neveu’s Verböten, January 16 – March 8, 2020; Shakespeare’s Henry V, directed by The House’s Artistic Director Nathan Allen, March 19 – May 10, 2020. The Magic Parlour, featuring magician Dennis Watkins, will continue its open run at The Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.
The Artistic Home, one of the most honored companies in the 2019 Jeff Awards (non-Equity Wing), will follow up its lauded productions of REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (seven Jeff award nominations) and ROCK 'N' ROLL (two nominations) with ADA AND THE ENGINE - an historical drama about Ada, the daughter of the poet Lord Byron, and Ada’s friend and soul-mate, Charles Babbage, inventor of the first mechanical computer.