RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Ford Center for the Performing Arts

A collection of news and information related to Ford Center for the Performing Arts published by this site and its partners.

Top Ford Center for the Performing Arts Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • After 'Spider-Man,' Foxwoods Theatre to be renamed the Lyric

    Theater is a superstitious profession, especially when it comes to failure. On Broadway, the Foxwoods Theatre, which served as home for the troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will officially be renamed the Lyric for its next tenant -- a...
  • Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago

    Theater listings: Continuing shows in Chicago
    1,2,3 Fag!: Local comics Seth Dodson ("Impress These Apes" champion), John Hartman ("Baby Wants Candy") and Kellen Alexander (from iO and The Playground teams) perform an interconnected, four-scene improv set with multiple characters. The Katydids and...
  • February 8: Music Lounge - RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

    February 8: Music Lounge - RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles
    RAIN: A Tribute To The Beatles February 8 - 13 Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre 24 W. Randolph Chicago www.broadwayinchicago.com RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography live onstage, including the most complex and...
  • "Great Old Old Broad" Series: Eartha Kitt

     "Great Old Old Broad" Series: Eartha Kitt
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.  I began my "Great Old Broad"...
  • December 8: Midday Fix - Marie Osmond

    December 8: Midday Fix - Marie Osmond
    Marie Osmond Donny and Marie - Christmas in Chicago Through December 24 Ford Center for the Performing Arts 24 W. Randolph Street Chicago
  • Following L.A.'s script

    A decade or so ago, I went with my father to a Friday night concert in a Cape Cod town. It was August, and the village green — an expanse of grass stretching off Main Street — was packed with vacationers and locals, all eating hot dogs and...
  • June 18 - Fiddler on the Roof

    June 18 - Fiddler on the Roof
    Show information: Fiddler on the Roof June 10 - 28 Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre 24 W. Randolph For tickets: www.broadwayinchicago.com
  • Who are we calling longest running?

    In order to make some news to promote the unstoppable show's second-anniversary shebang last week, the savvy "Wicked" handlers at Broadway in Chicago announced that the musical has become "Chicago's longest-running Broadway musical." So, to check out that...
  • 'Addams Family' musical ready for the spotlight

     
    When Culture Monster first heard that producers were planning a stage musical of "The Addams Family," we weren't sure if they could pull off the signature ghoulish aesthetic that Charles Addams immortalized in his cartoons in the New Yorker. Having......
  • Elton John, Oprah Winfrey attend Chicago opening of 'Billy Elliot The Musical'

     
    Elton John, left, walks down the red carpet for the opening night of Billy Elliot at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in Chicago, Ill., on Sunday, April 11, 2010. (Andrew A. Nelles/ For The Chicago Tribune) Even though Elton John guesses he has...
  • Batchelor, Viernes, Corrales and Bausilio: Filling Billy's dancing shoes in Chicago's 'Billy Elliot'

     
    Tommy Batchelor, 14 (from left) JP Viernes,13, Giuseppe Bausilio, 12, and Cesar Coralles, 13, strike a pose outside the Ford Center for the Performing Arts / Oriental Theatre, home of the Chicago production of "Billy Elliot the Musical." (William...
  • 2/27 Musical 'Chicago'

    2/27 Musical 'Chicago'
    Charlotte D'Amboise will star as Roxie Hart, joining John O'Hurley as Billy Flynn, when Chicago the Musical returns to the Windy City Murder. Greed. Corruption. Violence. Exploitation. Adultery. Treachery. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the...