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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert

Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments

Our summer concert is one week away! Join us August 18 at 6:15 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park (201 E Randolph St) for an evening of music and fun, and best of all, it’s free! In attendance this year will be cast members from our upcoming productions of Amazing GraceEvil Dead the MusicalDee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas TaleAnnieHansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical TreatDisney’s NewsiesRodgers & Hammerstein’s CinderellaFirst Wives ClubThe Illusionists – Witness The ImpossibleDisney’s Beauty and the BeastJersey BoysKinky Boots and Pippin.

This unique event is open to everyone and is perfect for families, friends and anyone who enjoys music. Last year we had a blast and we’re hoping to make this year even better! The pre-show begins at 5:45 p.m. so arrive early to grab your favorite spot on the lawn as seating is not reserved. We’ll have lots of activities (including BIC-GO) to help keep you occupied before the show begins!

Top 5 Reasons to go to the Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert

1. Everything you see at our summer concert will be coming to Chicago! It’s a perfect preview to decide what productions you want to see this fall or in 2015!

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2. It’s a relaxing way to spend one of your final summer evenings. No stress, just enjoy the music with friends or family. Plus it’s free!

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3. It’s always fun to have a picnic with your friends in the park! You can bring or pick something up and enjoy dinner and a (free) show!

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4. You can play BIC-GO! It’s our fun version of BINGO. Play before, during or after the summer concert! Submit your photos on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using #BICconcert, then post using #BICGO when you get bingo (five squares in a row) and tag Broadway In Chicago. If you get BIC-GO, you will be entered to win a pair of tickets to any of the upcoming shows of your choice that are at the concert.

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5. Enjoy the beautiful Millennium Park. The 24.5 acre park is the second largest tourist attraction in the city. It is Chicago’s number one place for art, architecture, beautiful sceneries and music. Can you think of a better place to enjoy music in the park? Neither can we.

Photo Credit: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/millennium_park.html

Hope to see you there!

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Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BIC-GO

Posted on: August 8th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments

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Play Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert BIC-GO and you could win a pair of tickets to any of the upcoming shows of your choice in attendance at the concert!

Our summer concert is right around the corner! Join us in Millennium Park at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion August 18th at 6:15 pm for an evening of music and fun.  In attendance this year will be cast members from our upcoming productions of Amazing Grace, Evil Dead the Musical, Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale, Annie, Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat, Disney’s Newsies, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, First Wives Club, The Illusionists – Witness The Impossible, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots and Pippin.

Beginning today, you have the opportunity to be entered to win a pair of tickets to one of our upcoming productions of your choice that is featured in the summer concert by playing BIC-GO on social media – just like BINGO! Post your photos on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook of any of the items on the BIC-GO board using #BICconcert and tag Broadway in Chicago. Once you have a completed row/column/diagonal of 5 in a row, make a post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #BICGO. You have up until August 22 to finish your BIC-GO card; the more rows you complete, the more you will be entered to win! (Don’t forget about that free space!) You can find the full rules below. Good luck and have fun snapping pictures!

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Full Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert Line-Up Announced!

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by B.I. C. No Comments
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

We’re excited to announce the full concert line-up for the annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, that will take place Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E Randolph St). Hosted by ABC 7 Chicago’s Janet Davies, from the entertainment and lifestyle program 190 NORTH, the concert will feature cast members from the World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the World Premiere of DEE SNIDER’S ROCK & ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE, the World Premiere of Emerald City Theatre’s HANSEL & GRETEL, the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, and hit shows ANNIE, DISNEY’S NEWSIES, RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA, JERSEY BOYS, KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN, NETworks presents DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE ILLUSIONISTS and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. The Broadway In Chicago Summer Concert at Millennium Park is produced in partnership with The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.

“This is our favorite night of the year, being able to share this rare gathering of Broadway performers with all of Chicago” said Eileen LaCario, Vice President of Broadway In Chicago. “This unparalleled event of the summer brings thousands of enthusiastic and devoted Broadway fans and supporters for a taste of Broadway, experiencing these performances in one of Chicago’s most iconic settings.”

Presented in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events as part of Millennium Park Presents. Millennium Park proudly presents symphonic music, dance, opera, Broadway hits and more—performed by some of Chicago’s best-loved cultural institutions. For full calendar information, visit millenniumpark.org.