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  MUSIC Aimee Mann to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music

Musician Aimee Mann is slated to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. After several albums with 'Til Tuesday (with songs like "Voices ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Colton Underwood, Golden Globes and more

"I was not prepared to receive death threats over a fictional character's fictional relationship choices that are fictional which means not real."—A writer on the Sex and the City sequel And Just Like That describes feedback ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Music festivals, Murray Bartlett, Reese Witherspoon, author David Sedaris

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival revealed the lineup for this year's festival, taking place June 16-19 on the Bonnaroo Farm in Manchester, Tennessee, a press release noted. Highlights will include performances by Tool, J. Cole, Stevie ...


 
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  THEATER Red Orchid's 'The Moors' running through Feb. 27

A Red Orchid Theatre is running Jen Silverman's The Moors, directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Kirsten Fitzgerald, through Feb. 27 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. The plot is as follows: ...


 
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  THEATER About Face announces cast of queer-themed 'Laced'

About Face Theatre begins its 27th season with the world premiere of Samantha Mueller's drama Laced, running March 17-April 16 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Set in the aftermath of the vandalism of ...


 
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  Black Ensemble Theatre announces 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL—Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces its 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings. The 2022 Season includes four World Premiere musicals showcasing the power ...


 
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  THEATER DuSable, puppet company to run Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye'

The DuSable Museum of African American History is partnering with the 4th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to present a production of The Bluest Eye, based on Toni Morrison's 1970 groundbreaking coming-of-age novel. The production will ...


 
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  SAG nominees include 'Gucci,' 'Power of the Dog,' 'Squid Game'

Nominees for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced Jan. 12 by actors Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens via Instagram Live, according to ...


 
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  THEATER 'This Is Only a Test' Feb. 11-March 12

Broken Nose Theatre, a pay-what-you-can theater company, is welcoming back live audiences this winter with the world premiere of Eric Reyes Loo's drama This Is Only a Test, directed by Toma Tavares Langston. The production will ...


 
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  NBJC celebrates Mj Rodriguez on Golden Globes win

—From a press release

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) congratulates Michaela Jae "Mj" Rodriguez on earning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Drama during the 2022 Golden Globe Awards. Rodriguez won for her role as Blanca ...


 
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  THEATER Queer-themed 'Queen of the Night' to run Jan. 29-March 13

Victory Gardens Theater is slated to open its 2021-22 Mainstage Season with Queen of the Night, written by travis tate and directed by Victory Gardens Artistic Director Ken-Matt Martin. Queen of the Night features Terry Guest ...


 
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  THEATER 'Mary Rose' running through Feb. 12

Black Button Eyes (BBE) Productions is concluding its 2021-22 season with the world-premiere musical Mary Rose, featuring book and lyrics by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music and lyrics by Jeff Bouthiette, direction by Ed Rutherford ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Andy Cohen, SJP and more

The virus hit us both like a freight train. Thankfully, we were both triple vaccinated and the vaccinations did their job, which kept us out of real danger and out of the hospital… [We're] still isolating and waiting to see until we test ...


 
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  Trans actress Rodriguez makes history at quiet Golden Globes

On Jan. 9, Michaela Jae "Mj" Rodriguez won a Golden Globe for best actress in a TV drama for her role as Blanca on the FX show Pose, according to media reports. The awards were announced on social media, as the Globes were not broadcast or live-streamed ...


 
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  Jason Lee talks Kevin Hart, Jussie Smollett and 'Hollywood Unlocked'

In just a few years, LGBTQ+ media personality Jason Lee's star has shone brightly in Hollywood. In 2015, Lee started appearing on the reality show Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood as well as the MTV improv ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Non-binary skater, Cardi B, David Bowie, 'West Hollywood' series

U.S. figure skating champion Timothy LeDuc is hoping to make history as the first out non-binary Winter Olympian in Beijing, out.com noted. The 31-year-old Iowa native and their skating partner, Ashley Cain-Gribble, already have a gold ...


 
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  THEATER 'Queens of Infinite Space' canceled because of COVID

With the increase in COVID-19 cases in Chicago and beyond, Proboscis Theatre has decided to cancel the performances of The Queens of Infinite Space set to run at Epiphany Center for Arts, 201 S. Ashland Ave., ...


 
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  THEATER Steppenwolf delays '1919' premiere due to COVID

Due to the COVID-19 surge driven by the Omicron variant, and out of an abundance of caution for public health, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has postponed its Steppenwolf for Young Adults world-premiere adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's ...


 
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  Chicago's first-ever Festival au Cinema to take place Aug. 26-28

Haven Chicago has announced its first-ever Festival au Cinema, described as "the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of digital storytelling." Festival au Cinema will ...


 
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  Mercury Theater Chicago announces casting and artists for 'Women of Soul'

--From a press release

Chicago —Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran, and Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizonannounce the cast and creative team for the next Mainstage production of the ...


 
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  THEATER Trans performer Sis is doin' fine in 'Oklahoma!'

This isn't your typical grandma's Oklahoma! The very first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein opened on Broadway in 1943 and continues to captivate audiences today. The dialogue remains the same, but updated casting choices have ...


 
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  COVID Raven Theatre cancels production of 'Beautiful Thing'

Raven Theatre announced it will cancel its upcoming production of Beautiful Thing due to the current surge of the COVID Omicron variant. The production, written by Jonathan Harvey and directed by Mikael Burke, was slated to ...


 
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  ATTRACTIONS 'Dr. Seuss' extended through Jan. 23

The Dr. Seuss Experience—the immersive spectacle that gives guests of all ages the opportunity to journey through nine different Dr. Seuss books—will now take place on Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Jan. 23. The attraction is ...


 
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  THEATER 'Winnie the Pooh' running March 15-June 12

After its run in New York City, Jonathan Rockefeller's Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation will arrive in Chicago on March 15 and will run through June 12 at the Mercury Theatre Chicago, ...


 
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  Theatre Above the Law to run 'Chernobyl' on Feb. 3-27

Theatre Above the Law, a member of the League of Chicago Theatres, will stage its world premiere of Ghosts of Chernobyl on Feb. 3-27 at 1439 W. Jarvis Ave. The production was originally slated to run ...


 
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  THEATER 'Bachelor' parody musical to start Jan. 13

Bachelor: The Unauthorized Parody Musical will run Jan. 13-Feb. 13 at Apollo Theater Chicago, 2550 N. Lincoln Ave. With songs like "Sob Story," "Two-On-One Tango" and "The Date Card is a Riddle," this parody has romance, ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Lindsay Wagner, Andy Cohen and more

"You spread misinformation about the safety of vaccines. You're a danger to public health. Get fucked."—Meghan McCain's tweet to commentator Candace Owens, after Owens did what Meg calls a "post-[Trump] ...


 
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  Beloved icon Betty White dies at 99

Betty White—a beloved TV icon whose career spanned decades—has died at age 99. White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on Jan. 17, 1922. "Even though Betty was about to be 100, I thought she would ...


 
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  Local composer finds inspiration in a queer love story

Two melodic soprano voices echoed through the packed theater. Each note, pitch and crescendo was composed to tell a story of queer love overcoming injustice. Ana Miranda and Michelle Ford Knott, dressed in black, faced the ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"A little prick is better than no prick at all."—Billy Masters. That was my motto when it came to getting the vaccine against the coronavirus. Ironically, the more people got little pricks, the more we all ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ The film 'Licorice Pizza,' Aaron Sorkin, WNBA player, Mariah Carey

Alana Haim, who stars in the film Licorice Pizza (now out in theaters), talked with out.com about how the movie incorporates queer representation by including unsung queer political figure Joel Wachs. "Joel Wachs was such an ...


 
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  THEATER Goodman's 'A Christmas Carol' to resume Dec. 26

Executive Director Roche Schulfer announced that performances of Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol will resume on Sunday, Dec. 26, in accordance with guidance from the Chicago Department of Public Health. The company has cleared the testing ...


 
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  ATTRACTIONS British magician casts spell with 'Magic Immersive'

Through Sunday, Jan. 2, Chicago is hosting "Magic Immersive," which will entrance people of all ages. Featuring two floors and 360 degrees of magic performances, illusions and interactive displays, the Illusionarium at Magic Immersive offers guests ...


 
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  'Real Housewife' Julia Lemigova talks about Miami Housewives, miniature cattle

The Real Housewives of Miami finally has an out and proud member of the LGBTQ+ in the main cast with Julia Lemigova. (She's the franchise's second such cast member, following The Real Housewives of Orange County's ...


 
THEATER-Shattered-Globe-running-revival-of-play-about-workplace-racism

  THEATER Shattered Globe running revival of play about workplace racism

Shattered Globe Theatre (SGT) has announced a revival of Chicago writer Joel Drake Johnson's Rasheeda Speaking, directed by SGT Associate Artistic Director AmBer D. Montgomery. This comedy-turned-social thriller about workplace ...


 
Filmmaker-B-Danielle-Watkins-discusses-her-Higher-Spirit

  Filmmaker B. Danielle Watkins discusses her 'Higher Spirit'

Although lesbian filmmaker/screenwriter/author B. Danielle Watkins has now made two films about Christmas, she admitted she really doesn't like movies that center on the holiday. "My best friend and business partner, Onyx Keesha, loves them," Watkins ...


 
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  DANCE Joffrey's remaining 'Nutcracker' performances canceled [UPDATE]

After canceling three performances of The Nutcracker due to a breakthrough case of COVID-19 within the company, The Joffrey Ballet resumed performances Dec. 19, and they will run through Sunday, Dec. 26. Artists will wear protective ...


 
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  MOVIES Twenty years after the premiere of 'Kevin's Room,' the film still resonates

Walking down a Chicago street in 2021, actor Keith Butler said a man recognized him from a character that he played in a film two decades ago: Kevin, from the local production Kevin's Room. "The fact ...


 
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  Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building launches new website, ticketing for spring productions

Chicago's Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., launched its new look and a website with centralized ticketing and rental platforms that encompass all of the landmark building's spaces: artists' studios, offices, rehearsal halls and two ...


 
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  MOVIES/TV Former Bryan Singer assistant details alleged abuse

In a first-person account in Variety entitled "My Traumatizing Years with Bryan Singer," Blake Stuerman, 30, detailed his what he said were his experiences over his four years with out filmmaker Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects; ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Rex Smith, 'West Side Story' and more

"It was pretty damn good!"—Rex Smith's response when Billy showed a risqué photo of Rex at his most beautiful and asked, "What was it like walking around looking like that?" I love when someone that gorgeous ...


 
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  Actor, poet, arts activist Jerrie Johnson talks new Amazon show 'Harlem,' other work

Jerrie Johnson's mission to book a series regular role six months after finishing graduate school came to fruition when they (Johnson uses they/them pronouns) were cast as Tye, a lesbian dating app creator/CEO (who uses she/her ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Drag Race' judges, 'Nash Bridges,' Dolly Parton, J.K. Rowling, Britney

The guest judges for the 14th season of RuPaul's Drag Race have been revealed, according to out.com. Lizzo, Alicia Keys, Taraji P. Henson, Andra Day, Loni Love, Christine Chiu, Ava Max, Nicole Byer, Ts Madison, Alec ...


 
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  MOVIES/MUSIC Director Julia Nash keeps legacy of gay deceased father alive with Wax Trax! film

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records is a documentary telling the story of two gay men who created a music empire in the '80s. Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher were a couple who made ...


 
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  THEATER Windy City Playhouse to present 'Sons of Hollywood'

Windy City Playhouse Artistic Director Amy Rubenstein announced that the theater will present the world premiere of Sons of Hollywood—a searing take on 1920's Hollywood through the eyes of gay silent-film stars Ramon Novarro and William ...


 
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  COVID Paramount Theatre's 'Cinderella' canceled through Dec. 19

Due to COVID-related illness within the cast and crew, all Cinderella performances at the Paramount Theatre through Sunday, Dec. 19, are canceled. The venue has scheduled additional performances to help offer people more performance options. People ...


 
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  MUSIC Out singer VINCINT plans a 'Getaway'

Out and proud singer Vincint Cannady (aka VINCINT) continues to change the game in the world of pop music. He got his start from performing in gospel groups before becoming a finalist in the singing competition ...


 
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  Steppenwolf's first show in new theater to be '1919'

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will open its new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with the Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) world-premiere adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks and directed ...


 
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  Five Worth Finding: Gift ideas

With the holidays almost upon us, here are a few items to consider: —Samsung items: Some people may just think phones and computers when they think of Samsung, but the company offers so much more. For ...


 
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  Golden Globe nominations unveiled in low-key event

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA)—which has taken a critical drubbing over its lack of diverse membership as well as its questionable standards and conduct—announced nominations for its 2022 Golden ...


 
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  THEATER Proboscis Theatre announces cast for 'Queens of Infinite Space'

Proboscis Theatre has announced the cast and production team of the world premiere of The Queens of Infinite Space, written and directed by Founder/Co-Artistic Director Jeff Mills The production will run Jan. 16-21 at Epiphany Center ...


 
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  Willie Nelson, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw to headline 2022 Smokeout

Windy City Smokeout announced the headline music acts for its 2022 outdoor country music and BBQ festival. They include Grammy winners Tim McGraw and Miranda Lambert, ACM Award winner Sam Hunt; and 12 time Grammy winner ...


 
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  Photography giant Annie Leibovitz talks 'Wonderland' at Chicago Humanities Festival

In its classic style of spotlighting creative humans, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) hosted "Ellen Stone Belic Presents: In Her Infinite Wisdom Annie Leibovitz: Wonderland" on Dec. 7 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Jussie Smollett, Bob Mackie, Luke Evans and more

Billy Masters: Jussie Smollett, Bob Mackie, Luke Evans and more "It's the Mariah Menu. It's not just the Mariah Meal. It's a whole menu."—Mariah Carey explains her deal with McDonald's. Sure, you could say, "I'll have ...


 
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  THEATER REVIEW When Harry Met Rehab

Title: When Harry Met Rehab. Playwright: Spike Manton and Harry Tienowitz At: Donald Cameron Clark Productions at the Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $42-$85; WhenHarryMetRehab.com. Runs through: ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Kennedy Center, drag series, Bjork, awards, Wil Wheaton

Returning to the Kennedy Center Opera House with an audience for the first time since 2019, the 44th Kennedy Center Honors ceremony recently honored a music-heavy class of Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Motown founder Berry Gordy ...


 
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  THEATER REVIEW Mr. Dickens' Hat

Title: Mr. Dickens' Hat. Playwright: Michael Hollinger At: Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd. in Skokie. Tickets: $30-$89; Northlight.org . Runs through: Jan. 2 Dickens was NOT dead ...


 
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  MUSIC Out saxophonist Dave Koz talks about his newest 'Christmas Tour'

Another sure sign that the holiday season is back on track is when Dave Koz, the famed saxophonist who's a member of the LGBTQ community, embarks on his annual tour. This year, his "Dave Koz & ...


 
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  Local benefit concert celebrates love and freedom

The concertmaster of the Momentum Chamber Orchestra lifted her bow high and slowly brought it back down. As the bow's feathers pressed against the strings of her instrument, its gentle shrill echoed inside the small, packed ...


 
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  U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids reaches marginalized communities with children's book

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids' children's book, Sharice's Big Voice, tells the story of how an Indigenous lesbian mixed martial artist and lawyer became the first LGBTQ+ representative of Kansas. "My hope is that when children or ...


 
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  Latine queer filmmaker Rios never saw himself in shows, so created his own

In the new web series Self Ctrl, it's 29-year-old Nicky's birthday—and he'll cry, laugh and fall apart if he wants to. Self Ctrl spans seven episodes, and the finale dropped Nov. 29. But the entire show ...


 
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  Autistic ChicanIndia queer artist Sabrina Zarco discusses creative process

Sabrina Zarco is a ChicanIndia queer femme multi-media artist. She is also an activist, poet, cultural worker and community educator. Her visual artwork, or "artivist work," as Zarco calls it on her website, documents stories often ...


 
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  ART Wrightwood 659 exhibits extended into 2022

Two exhibitions currently on view at Wrightwood 659—a private, non-collecting institution at 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. devoted to socially engaged art and to architecture—will be extended through Feb. 26, 2022. "Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I would literally walk around naked in public all the time, at least for that day. …. I just wouldn't wear clothes. I wouldn't care how cold it would be."—Dustin Lance Black reveals what he would ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Gaga/Bennett, 'House of Gucci,' Leslie Jordan, Murray Hill, Lil Nas X

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MTV announced that the special MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga will air on the music network Thursday, Dec. 16, according to out.com. The performance, which was filmed in New York earlier this year, features ...


 
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  THEATER Michael Dalke makes Pretty Woman: The Musical happy and gay

The fairy-tale story of Pretty Woman was brought to life as a musical by openly gay theater director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell in 2018. He debuted the original production of Pretty Woman: The Musical premiered in Chicago at ...


 
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  Moises Kaufman takes audiences to 'Paradise'

Paradise Square is a new musical that opened in Chicago last month at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. This is based on a true story set in New York City in 1863, when Black and Irish immigrants lived together in a ...


 
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  Hell in a Handbag Productions to present Christmas Dearest Nov. 27-Dec. 31

--From a press release

CHICAGO (December 2, 2021) — Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 20th anniversary season with the return of one of its most popular holiday musicals: Christmas Dearest, featuring book and lyrics by ...


 
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  DANCE Joffrey's Winning Works winners named

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announced the recipients of the twelfth annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition: Audrey Ipapo Baran, Joffrey Company artist Edson Barbosa, Taylor Carrasco and Derick McKoy Jr. ...


 
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  Director Paris Barclay talks about virtual reading of 'The Normal Heart'

The seminal Larry Kramer play The Normal Heart—which focuses on the rise of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early 1980s, through the perspective of the character Ned Weeks—is the subject of a ...


 
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  ART 'Frida: Immersive Dream' coming to Germania Place in 2022

Lighthouse Immersive, North America's leading producer of ground-breaking experiential art exhibits, and Maestro Immersive Art announce their newest immersive art installation, "Frida: Immersive Dream." This exhibition will run at Lighthouse ...


 
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  THEATER 'It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!' through Dec. 31

American Blues Theater marks its return to live, in-person theater with its 20th annual production of It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!, from Frank Capra's film. The production will run through Friday, Dec. 31, at ...


 
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  THEATER 'Wicked' returning to Chicago in 2022

The blockbuster musical Wicked will return to Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., on Sept. 28-Dec. 4, 2022. Now the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history—and featuring songs such as "Popular" ...


 
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  THEATER 'Who's Holiday!' running through Dec. 26

Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont St., is running the Chicago premiere of Who's Holiday!—a production about a booze-guzzling, cigarette-smoking, adult Cindy Lou Who reminiscing about the night she first met The Grinch. The show is being ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"The obvious one would be A Little Night Music. I know I could do that role very well now that I've gotten to this stage in my life, and you know it's a beautiful song in there. It's perfection."—Sarah Brightman reveals ...


 





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