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‘Shakespeare in Love’ film-to-theater adaptation extended through June 18

May 21, 2017 – 7:31 pm
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
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​Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Shakespeare in Love extended by popular demand through June 18  
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces today …

Chicago Shakes announces cast for family musical version of ‘Madascar,’ coming July 13

May 21, 2017 – 7:04 pm
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces casting for “MADASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE”
DreamWorks animated film brought to life onstage …

Ravinia Festival creates role of conductor laureate for beloved leader James Levine

Apr 12, 2017 – 2:43 pm
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
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Longtime music director will renew his summer residency, conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and leading master …

CSO reports artistic, financial gains but shows little progress in restoring its recording legacy

Oct 27, 2016 – 5:48 pm
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Report: As orchestras around the country claw their way toward better health in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) shared some upbeat news on Oct. 26 at the orchestra’s annual meeting. The love affair between the orchestra and its celebrated music director Riccardo Muti still flourishes.

Chicago Sinfonietta scores two more seasons with music director Mei-Ann Chen thru 2018-19

May 18, 2016 – 9:07 am
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
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CHICAGO SINFONIETTA SCORES TWO ADDITIONAL SEASONS WITH MUSIC DIRECTOR MEI-ANN CHEN

CHICAGO (May 18, 2016)—Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation’s most diverse orchestra dedicated to pushing artistic boundaries, is proud to announce Music Director Mei-Ann Chen will continue leading the orchestra through its 2018-2019 Season, adding two years to her current contract and insuring her place on the podium for the upcoming 30th Anniversary season, 2017-2018. Chen will continue to conduct four out of five subscription concerts each season, as well as special added concerts. Recently named among Music America’s 2015 Top 30 Influencers, she has …

American Theater Company names Will Davis as its new artistic director

Feb 18, 2016 – 3:24 pm
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This Just In: The following is a news release written by an arts organization, submitted to Chicago On the Aisle.
 
AMERICAN THEATER COMPANY NAMES WILL DAVIS ITS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
February 18, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL)—Following a six-month national …

Broadway in Chicago rounds out 2016-17 season with ‘Hamilton,’ ‘Aladdin’

Feb 15, 2016 – 11:32 am
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News Release: CHICAGO (Feb. 15, 2016) – Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season line­up: the Broadway musical HAMILTON, the North American tour premiere of Disney’s ALADDIN, 2014 Tony Award®­Winning Best Revival of a Musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the 2015 Tony Award®­Winning Best Play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT­TIME and THE BODYGUARD. The upcoming Season will go on sale to the public March 1, 2016.