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Musical Theater

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  • Review: 'Whiplash' ★★★★

    Review: 'Whiplash' ★★★★
    Whatever the ripping melodrama "Whiplash" says about artistic torment, or the price of ambition, or mentor/student relationships from hell or thereabouts, it's too busy providing serious excitement — both as an actors showcase and a confirmation...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Oct. 17-23

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Oct. 17-23
    Friday | "The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret)": This world premiere from TUTA blends folk-rock music and stylized storytelling. But these singing animals are not recommended for children under 13. Through Nov. 16 at Storefront Theatre, 66 E. Randolph...
  • Broadway to Honor Elaine Stritch with Starry Tribute

    Broadway will turn out to honor the late Elaine Stritch with a starry performance next month that will include theater-industry royalty including Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone and Hal Prince. Christine Ebersole, Betty Buckley and Michael Feinstein also...
  • Off Broadway's Second Stage Replaces 'American Psycho' with 'Between Riverside and Crazy'

    Second Stage Theater, the Off Broadway company that found itself with a hole in its season when its scheduled production of musical "American Psycho" was yanked by commercial producers, has tapped Stephen Adly Guirgis' much-lauded new play, "Between...
  • Goodspeed's 'Holiday Inn' A Stylish, Charming Adaptation

    Goodspeed's 'Holiday Inn' A Stylish, Charming Adaptation
    The show: "Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. What makes it special?: World premiere of the stage adaptation of the 1942 film that starred Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. First impressions: Make your reservations...
  • Billy Corgan musical will debut in Highland Park

    Billy Corgan musical will debut in Highland Park
    Billy Corgan, frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, is writing a 20-minute musical for The Music Theatre Company of Highland Park, the group is to officially announce Thursday afternoon. The topic? The Eleusinian Mysteries, a religious rite in Ancient...
  • Strawberry Jacuzzi isn't a lark

    Strawberry Jacuzzi isn't a lark
    Though the members of Strawberry Jacuzzi may play in other bands, this musical side project is no less important. As the Logan Square-based quartet's co-founder, Nikita Word explains, the group has a special bond that makes Strawberry Jacuzzi more like...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • Patti LuPone sets concert at Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts

    Patti LuPone sets concert at Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts
    Patti LuPone will be playing a supporting role in Los Angeles Opera's upcoming production of "The Ghosts of Versailles," which begins February. That same month, the Broadway diva will have the spotlight all to herself in a concert across town at the...
  • "The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

    "The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series
    Sure, they’re show tunes. But they’ve been remixed. That’s the way it is with “The Broadway Boys,” which opens Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series Saturday, Oct. 18, and Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lynn University in...