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A Fall Not to be Missed!

Posted on: September 11th, 2016 by B.I. C. No Comments

This fall, Broadway In Chicago has a number of upcoming shows that will offer you an unforgettable theatrical experience! Tickets for all of these productions are available for purchase on our website, at our phone line 800-775-2000 and at Broadway In Chicago box offices and Ticketmaster retail outlets. (Note: Hamilton tickets are only available for purchase in-person at The PrivateBank Theatre box office and cannot be purchased at any other retail outlets.)

Cheers Live on Stage is a faithful recreation of the television comedy classic featuring the iconic bar where everybody knows your name. Be sure to purchase VIP Access tickets for the chance to go on stage at intermission and have your photo taken while enjoying a beverage! The show begins performances September 20 at the Broadway Playhouse and runs through October 23.

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Performances begin September 27 at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe).

A hilarious hit direct from London’s West End, Graeme of Thrones is inspired by TV’s hottest fantasy series and is sure to delight both fans and those unfamiliar with the show. Laughter is coming…to the Broadway Playhouse from November 1 through 13.

The true story of graphic novelist Alison Bechdel’s childhood became the 2015 Tony Award winner for BEST MUSICAL, Fun Home. This “exquisite” “emotional powerhouse” plays a limited run at the Oriental Theatre from November 2 through 13.

The classic musical featuring everyone’s favorite red-headed orphan and the eternal optimist anthem “Tomorrow,” Annie returns to the Cadillac Palace Theatre for one week only from November 9 through 13.

After a sold-out run last year, Emerald City Theatre’s A Charlie Brown Christmas returns to the Broadway Playhouse! Performances begin November 11, 2016 and continue through the holiday season until January 8, 2017.

The international sensation STOMP comes to the Broadway Playhouse for an extended holiday season run starting November 16, 2016 and continuing through January 1, 2017. Come and see what all the noise is about!

Discover the story that inspired ‘Peter Pan’ author J.M. Barrie in Finding Neverland, the new Broadway musical that will make you believe in magic! The winner of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Best Musical will play from November 22 to December 4 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.

The 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is based on the popular novel and brings the acclaimed story of the exceptionally intelligent Christopher Boone to life on stage. See it for yourself at the Oriental Theatre from December 6 through 24!

The spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera makes its triumphant return to Chicago and will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre from December 14, 2016 through January 8, 2017. Make sure to sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to learn when tickets go on sale!

See you at the theatre!

Short & Sweet – ANNIE

Posted on: November 25th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments

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Diana Martinez & guest critic Mary Beth Euker give you the Short and Sweet on ANNIE the Musical. Says Martinez, “[This] production is nothing short of a classic, with strong voices, cute kids, an adorable dog and fantastic character actors. The opening night audience was a great mix of enthusiastic young audience members, who were probably attending their first professional theatrical production, and those who have cherished this show from their own youth.” Read more at the Daily Herald and watch the full review!

Win tickets to ANNIE the Musical with #imannie!

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments
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Ivy Gorenstein (17 months old) with her dog, Barkley, as Annie and Sandy!

 

You’re never fully dressed without a smile! Broadway In Chicago would like to see you dressed up as ANNIE when attending ANNIE THE MUSICAL! Share photos of your little one in an ‘Annie’-inspired outfit using #imannie on Twitter @broadwaychicago and Instagram @broadwayinchicago or post on the Broadway In Chicago Facebook (facebook.com/BroadwayInChicago) to enter for the chance to win two tickets to the November 18 7:00 pm performance. Five winners will be selected at random among the entries by 5:00 pm Monday November 17.

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Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert Wrap-Up

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments

As another summer goes by, so does another wonderful Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert. Here are some highlights to help you relive the moments that had you cheering, applauding and dancing!

All photos are courtesy of Amy Boyle Photography.

We did some magic with Kevin James “The Inventor” from The Illusionists.

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And found our corner of the sky with Kyle Selig and Ariana DeBose from the musical Pippin.

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Then we jammed with the cast from Million Dollar Quartet.

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Next the crowd threw up the ‘devil horns’ with Dee Snider and the cast of Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale.

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Things got delicious during a performance by Alissa Walker and Jack Ball from Emerald City Theatre’s Hansel & Gretel.

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Josh Young and Erin Mackey from Amazing Grace amazed the audience with their performance of “Amazing Grace” as well as other songs from this new musical.

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The event became even more enchanted when two princesses made an appearance. Hilary Maiberger and Darick Pead from Beauty and the Beast dazzled with a performance of the title track.

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Paige Faure and Andy Jones from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella brought the glass slipper back with style.

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The sun stayed out for the performance by Adia Dant and Macy (the ADORABLE dog) from Annie.

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Then the stage was illuminated by John Michael Dias from Jersey Boys.

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Ellyn Marie Marsh from the musical Kinky Boots educated the audience with “The History of Wrong Guys”.

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Things got bloody with Callie Johnson, David Sajewich, and Andrew Di Rosa from Evil Dead the Musical.

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The cast of the First Wives Club had the audience joining in the fun.

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And Adam Kaplan from Disney’s Newsies became the King of Chicago for the night!

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The night was successfully wrapped up in a perfect package with our surprise performance by the stunning Rebecca LaChance from Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.

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We could not thank everyone involved enough for helping to put this concert together. From the production staff to the extraordinary talent, and of course the fans that came out and enjoyed it; thank you, thank you, thank you! We love your continued support of Chicago theatre as well as the spectacular BICGO pictures you shared with us! Everybody say YEAH for the best season ever!

Thanks for a spectacular concert and we will see you next year!

Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert FAQ

Posted on: August 18th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments

The annual Broadway In Chicago summer concert will take place Monday, August 18 at 6:15 p.m. at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. It will include performances from Amazing Grace, Annie, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Evil Dead the Musical, First Wives Club, The Illusionists – Witness The Impossible, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Disney’s Newsies, Pippin, Million Dollar Quartet and Emerald City Theatre’s Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat.

How long will the summer concert last?

The concert is expected to run approximately 100 minutes.

What time should I arrive to get seating for the concert?

The concert will begin promptly at 6:15 p.m. Seating will begin at 5:15 p.m.

Expect to wait in line before seating begins as we do anticipate a large crowd for this event. Seating in the bowl is first come, first served.

Come prepared with blankets, lawn chairs and an umbrella or poncho (just in case!) as this concert will take place rain or shine!

Can we meet the performers after the show?

Unfortunately there is no meet-and-greet opportunity available for this event.

When do tickets go on sale for these shows?

Typically 6-8 weeks before performances begin in Chicago; however concert attendees will be given a special presale code to begin booking tickets before anyone else for select shows! Can’t make the concert? Sign up here to join our mailing list!

How else can I get tickets for upcoming shows?

You can win tickets by joining the Broadway In Chicago mobile club! Text ‘BIC’ to the number shown up on screen before the concert to enter to win!

You can also win tickets by playing BIC-GO, our summer concert social media BINGO game! Our staff will be handing out BINGO cards and helping to assist you with getting your squares completed to enter to win. Make sure you’re following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the updates and confirmation of your contest entry.

We look forward to seeing you there today!