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Under My Skin

I’m delighted to observe that Chicago audiences seem, like me, to have the works of Cole Porter “Under their Skin”. My friend Colin Douglas wrote… 548 more words

Chicagoland Cabaret

HuffPo Review: Visit 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' for a Toe-Tapping Good Time

The cast of Theo Ubique’s “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”

As a powerhouse songwriting duo, Jerome “Jerry” Leiber and Mike Stoller cranked out some significant hits in the ’50s and ’60s, including “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Stand By Me” and “On Broadway.” When producers Stephen Helper, Jack Viertel and Otis Sallid decided to create a musical revue of their work in 1995, little did they know that they’d have the longest running musical revue in Broadway history. 119 more words


40th Anniversary Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award Winners

By Anthony Mangini
On Monday June 3rd, 2013, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee held its 40th anniversary tribute to Chicago’s vibrant storefront theater scene. Held at Park West, this year’s annual ‘Jeff Awards’ recognized 120 nominees in 25 categories from 45 non-Equity productions. 744 more words


Circle Theatre and Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Take Top Honors at the 40th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards Ceremony in Chicago

June 3, 2013 – Chicago, IL. A stage tale of troubled families, a true-life story musical about gay servicemen in World War II and a rousing rock‘n’roll revue took home top honors Monday, June 3, at Park West during the 40th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony recognizing excellence in non-union Chicago theatre. 1,125 more words


This and that in Chicago theatre

This audition video for Goodman Theatre’s Crowns is quite charming. These two young actresses look like they’re completely gobsmacked to be working on this show, and their energy is infectious. 212 more words


A Sleepy 'Falling: A Wake' and a Radiant 'The Light in the Piazza'

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After 16 years renting spaces around town, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble — Chicago’s only producing organization dedicated to women’s voices — has finally found a permanent home. 75 more words


This and that.

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A storefront Piazza
Theo Ubique announced that it will produce The Light in the Piazza — one of my absolute favorite shows — in their 60-seat cafe setting. 585 more words