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Broadway In Chicago Annual FREE Summer Concert to be Held August 18th, 2014!

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Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce their annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, that will take place on 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 lifestyles 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 and hit musicals ANNIE, DISNEY’S NEWSIES, RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and more. 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.”

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Newsies, Neil Patrick Harris and the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade

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Photo Credit: Mark Ashman/Disney

Cast members from Newsies will perform “Are You Ready For Christmas?” with Neil Patrick Harris during the opening number of the 2013 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade! The original song is staged by Newsies’ Tony Award winning choreographer, Christopher Gattelli and written by David Javerbaum (“The Daily Show,” Cry-Baby) and Adam Schlesinger (“Fountains of Wayne,” Cry-Baby). The parade airs on ABC, beginning at 10:00am EST/ 9:00am C/P, on Christmas morning, Wednesday, December 25, 2013.

DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY TV SPECIAL

Photo Credit: Mark Ashman/Disney

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Broadway In Chicago Gift Certificates: The Perfect Present for any Theatre Lover

It’s the time of year when we show our love and appreciation for the people in our lives who mean a lot to us. However, you may not always be certain of the best way to give back to them. If you know someone who is a theatre lover, but aren’t sure which show they’d like to see or when they’ll be free to see a show, Broadway In Chicago gift certificates are a fantastic idea. You can choose from any upcoming event that BIC has announced, which means if you have a Starcatcher or a Fansie in your household you can ensure they’ll have the capacity to purchase tickets when Peter and the Starcatcher or Newsies goes on sale. Not everyone has the chance to see a show when they want to either, so this is a perfect opportunity to give them something special that will make their holiday!

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You can purchase them online HERE  or at any theatre box office during operating hours (call (312) 977-1700 for the current week’s hours):

Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph

Oriental Theatre
24 W. Randolph

Bank of America Theatre
18 W. Monroe

Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut

You can easily take care of gifts for fans of Broadway, theatre and the arts this holiday season. They’re also a great idea for any special occasion throughout the year.

Also, make sure you continue to check out The 12 Show Business Days of Broadway In Chicago for the chance to win a pair of tickets to an upcoming show and restaurant gift certificate! For the sixth day, we’re ‘presenting’ Rock of Ages, returning March 11-16, 2014 at the Bank of America Theatre.

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NEWSIES Comes To Chicago December 2014

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that NEWSIES, the Tony Award-winning “critics’ pick” Broadway musical smash, will play the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) Dec. 10, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015. NEWSIES will be part of the Broadway In Chicago 2014 Fall Season. Group tickets for 10 or more are now on sale by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Individual tickets for NEWSIES will go on sale at a later date. For more information, visit our website or the NEWSIES tour site.  For instant updates, follow NEWSIES on Facebook and Twitter.
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