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Chicago's Anthony Norman leads the musical on tour. He once told his agent he didn’t feel right for the role, but in the audition, "something just clicked."
The annual production of the Chicago favorite opens Saturday at the Lyric Opera House and runs through late December.
Valdivia comes to CLATA from the National Museum of Mexican Art, where he served as the director of performing arts.
The famed improv comedy institution iO Theater is reopening Nov. 3, according to an announcement Wednesday.
Other musical titles for the upcoming year include the Huckleberry Finn adventure “Big River” and the '80s bash “Rock of Ages."
Live stand-up shows can be found most anywhere and everywhere in the Chicago area, we boiled fall down to these 10.
MSG announced Thursday that it is considering spinning off its theaters and live entertainment business to create a separately-traded company.
The tour features Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle and Laird Mackintosh as Professor Henry Higgins.
Writers Theatre in Glencoe has announced a four-title 2022-23 season, including productions of Manual Cinema’s “Christmas Carol” and the musical “Once.”
The National Endowment for the Arts has announced 52 grants to Chicago and Illinois organizations, totaling $2,172,510, as part of nationwide grant-making this week.
Chicago Dancers United has announced the lineup for this summer’s Dance for Life, coming to this August to the Auditorium Theatre.
Mike Birbiglia has some schedule juggling to do — he’s filling in as guest host on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” this week after Kimmel announced Monday he has COVID-19.
The fan-favorite musicals “Dear Evan Hansen” and ”Anastasia” are returning to Chicago in 2022, says Broadway in Chicago.
Upcoming titles include a world premiere musical based on “It Came from Outer Space,” the long-anticipated “The Notebook” and Barbara Gaines leading her final show.
Northlight Theatre's coming season kicks off with a blue collar comedy and also includes "Andy Warhol in Iran."
In the solo play, Mohegan theater-maker Madeline Sayet travels to England in 2015 to pursue a Ph.D. and finds a country on the eve of the Brexit vote.
This will be the first time this musical has played in Chicago and you have less than two weeks to catch it — what exactly is this show again?
TimeLine Theatre Company’s recent, sold-out production of “Relentless” will get a new downtown run.
The company, known for its long-running production “That’s Weird, Grandma” that used professional actors and crew to celebrate the creative writing of students in Chicago Public School…
The touring Broadway musical “Hairspray” arrives in Chicago for a two-week run at the CIBC Theatre in the Loop this week.
BoHo Theatre Company on Thursday announced that Elizabeth Swanson will be its new artistic director.
Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater on Thursday announced a new season of shows for 2022, with the first beginning in just a few weeks.
As Illinois reaches what might be peak omicron, Chicago theaters and performance companies have announced a new round of postponements and schedule changes.
The recent rise in COVID-19 brought more announcements of changes and postponements in Chicago theater. This list will update.
“Moulin Rouge! The Musical” has postponed its Chicago opening by about a month, according to an announcement Thursday from presenter Broadway in Chicago.
Wednesday brought a rush of show cancellations, postponements and changes in the upcoming season for the world of Chicago theater and performing arts, all tied to concerns over public health…
The off-Loop company Redtwist Theatre announced Wednesday it is suspending live productions and postponing “Collected Stories.”
Lyric Opera of Chicago and Raven Theatre both have announced cancellations of upcoming productions due to COVID and public health concerns.
For all the things Chicago is famous for, let puppetry be on the list, and puppetry’s biggest event on the calendar is the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.
The Goodman Theatre has canceled the rest of the run of its holiday show “A Christmas Carol,” the theater announced late Monday.
The Joffrey Ballet announced Thursday that it was canceling the remainder of its performances of “The Nutcracker” at the Lyric Opera House because of COVID-19.