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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

How This MLB Baseball Player Got Broadway’s Adam Pascal and All-Star Josh Bell to Collaborate on a Musical Theatre Album by Kelly Wallace

Steven Brault may be the pitcher of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but his theatre background takes center stage on his new album A Pitch at Broadway.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Chicago 2018 Spring Preview by Kelly Wallace

From Christina Bianco in Joseph… to world premieres at Steppenwolf, here's a guide for what to see in the Windy City.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Why It’s Important for High-Schoolers to Perform Spring Awakening, Heathers, and More by Kelly Wallace

These educators and students make the persuasive case for tackling mature theatre at the high school level.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

How Site-Specific Shakespeare Transforms the Streets of Detroit by Kelly Wallace

From Antony and Cleopatra at a local recycling plant to Hamlet in New Center Park, this theatre company puts a new spin on local immersive theatre.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

5 Steps Toward Making Theatre More Diverse by Kelly Wallace

These theatre professionals advocate conscious casting—not blind casting.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The First Couple of Chicago Theatre Returns in The Gin Game by Kelly Wallace

With these two names on the marquee, the Drury Lane Theatre’s production boasts theatre royalty.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

How Theatre and Drama Can Have Healing Powers by Kelly Wallace

Practitioners in the burgeoning field of drama therapy find that the creative outlet can offer a release to those in pain.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Everything We Know About the Frozen Cast So Far by Kelly Wallace

Playbill dug up the theatre credits, past recognitions, and history on the recently announced cast of Disney’s Broadway-bound Frozen—including Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and more.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Gentleman’s Guide Stars Bryce Pinkham and Lisa O’Hare on Reuniting for My Fair Lady by Kelly Wallace

When Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham heard his former co-star would do the Lerner and Loewe classic, he found a way to join the cast.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fun Home Tour Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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Fun Home Kicks Off Victory Gardens’ Ambitious 43rd Season by Kelly Wallace

Chicago’s Victory Gardens reflects a new American era in its 2017–2018 lineup. See what’s hitting the stage this upcoming season.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

What It Means to Have an All-Black Jesus Christ Superstar by Kelly Wallace

Why this Midwest theatre knew the time was now for a new take on the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock musical.

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

What You Don’t Know About Hamilton’s Wayne Brady by Kelly Wallace

You may know him for his comic genius on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, but Chicago’s Aaron Burr grew up a bonafide theatre kid.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Woman at the Center of Sunset Boulevard—and It’s Not Glenn Close by Kelly Wallace

Kristen Blodgette takes center stage on Broadway’s Palace Theatre and provides a whole new sound for this revival.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

What Makes Musical Theatre Feminist? by Kelly Wallace

A new Chicago company dares to answer the question with their version of the Bechdel Test. Meet Firebrand Theatre.

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