From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A new musical about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Broadway Shows in Chicago. Rent Opens May 10, The exhilarating hit musical that is changing the face of theater!
Tap Dogs Opens Apr 16, Experience the thrill of a revitalized genre of dance. Seventy-five action packed minutes of part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site.
An adrenaline pumped cast turns traditional tap dancing upside-down and into the ultimate night out. American Girl Live Opens Apr 30, Experience American Girl in an all-new musical! Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home.
As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship. Chicago Opens May 7, Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.
Rent Opens May 10, This smash-hit theatrical experience transformed how a generation feels about musicals, changed Broadway forever, and inspired a major motion picture. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about being young and learning to survive, falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Rent has made a lasting mark on Broadway with songs that rock. Falsettos Opens May 28, It's a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family Cats Opens Jul 16, CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!
Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater-"Memory". Come From Away Opens Jul 30, The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.
The New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7, stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Newsweek cheers, "It takes you to a place you never want to leave! The Band's Visit Opens Sep 10, The Band's Visit is about a meeting of two groups of strangers, brought together by a simple mishap.
Instead of ending up in the bustling city of Petah Tikva in Israel, an Egyptian police band accidentally end up in the small, isolated town of the similarly-pronounced Bet Hatikva and are taken in by the locals for one night.
Although the setting is the catalyst for David Yazbek's beautiful, Middle Eastern-infused score, you could pick this story up and place it in any isolated town or village anywhere in the world.
It is this universal aspect to the story that audiences are connecting to. A small, "unimportant" story is speaking volumes about humanity and how we can form bonds with those we usually wouldn't encounter in our regular lives. Heartbreaking musical epic Miss Saigon begins its country wide tour this fall in Rhode Island. A musical by Claude-Michel Re-discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage.
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See all Broadway Shows in December. See all Broadway Shows in January See all Broadway Shows in February See all Broadway Shows in March See all Broadway Shows in April In , during a record-breaking week, as many as , patrons visited the Oriental Theatre to see the hit film "Flight". The theater soon fell into disrepair. In an effort to preserve the theatre, it was added to the Federal National Register of Historic Places in , however the building continued to crumble.
Daley, announced that the Oriental would be restored to its original grandeur for the presentation of live stage musicals by Livent, Inc. The Oriental Theatre was renamed the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in , and in October the restoration of the theatre was completed. The theatre's distinctive characteristics include a lobby richly appointed in large decorative mirrors and breche violet and white marble, which sweep majestically through a succession of lobbies and foyers.
Despite the popularity of Vaudeville's acts, audiences in the late s and early s had begun to lose interest in vaudeville, and in the theatre was converted into a movie palace.
Initially, the Palace presented films with live stage shows, and then eventually showed only movies. Movie audiences began to stay at home to watch television in the s, and theatre managers, hoping to attract larger audiences, tried to book occasional tour companies of Broadway shows, such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Carol Channing , Guys and Dolls with Vivian Blaine , and The King and I with Yul Brynner and Patricia Morison. During the late s, the Palace became equipped to show films in Cinerama.
In the mids, management of the Bismarck Hotel transformed the Palace into a banquet hall, removing all the seats in the orchestra and leveling the stage with the floor. The Palace, which was renamed the Bismarck Theatre in , was converted into a rock venue. It was used sporadically during the s however, in the Bismark Theatre was completely restored for live theatre and was renamed the Cadillac Palace Theatre.
Broadway In Chicago is the source for terrific seats to the most exciting shows in Chicago’s bustling Downtown Theater District. On the stages of the Oriental Theatre, the Cadillac Palace Theatre, the CIBC Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre and the Broadway Playhouse, you will discover theater productions direct from Broadway and world premieres of productions destined for Broadway. A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. Broadway In Chicago, Chicago, IL. K likes. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment on the stages of five theatres in the Chicago.
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