Mary’z with a “Z" is a cover-to-cover tribute to 1972's Emmy-winning "Liza With a 'Z'" broadcast featuring BPBCo. members, alumni, and fresh faces presenting & reinventing Bob Fosse & Marvin Hamlisch's set-list in its entirety. The evening begins with Kander and Ebb's "Yes" and ends with a 5-song Cabaret medley. Mixed in are a plethora of standards, show tunes, and numbers written specifically for Ms. Minnelli.
Mary'z with a "Z" - Thursday and Friday, May 5 & 6, 2016 - 7:30pm @ Mary's Attic in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. For tickets, please visit www.brownpaperbox.org. $10 in advance. $15 at the door.
Mr. Matt Frye received a non-Equity Joseph Jefferson ("Jeff") Award nomination for his performance as "Hunter" in [title of show]. It's our very first nomination in our very first year of eligibility, so we're STOKED!
Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 65 of those shows (or 44%), making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 65 Jeff Recommended productions, a record 53 (or 82%) received nominations, representing 32 theatre companies.
1 of 32?
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After 5 years, we felt it was time to revisit the words we use to describe who we are, what we do and why. The Board of Directors and the Executive Team spent the beginning of this year retooling the language we use to better reflect the work we have and are going to be doing in the future. The essence of who we are is very much the same, we've just grown a bit. Please take a look at our updated mission statement wording and our re-calibrated values and givens below or on our mission page. Here's to another 5 years!
Based in Chicago, Brown Paper Box Co. creates challenging and inspiring theatre that focuses on the text. By employing a smart, simple aesthetic in intimate spaces, we connect audiences directly to the heart of the story.
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