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Chicago Sings Rock & Roll Broadway
From Bye, Bye Birdie to Dreamgirls to Rent to Jagged Little Pill and a variety of productions in between, this year’s Chicago Sings includes a great cast of musical talents gathered to celebrate Porchlight Music Theatre and two American creations—Broadway and Rock & Roll. The virtual concert, “Chicago Sings Rock & Roll Broadway,” will premiere Saturday, March 20 at 7 p.m. CDT. The production will be available for streaming immediately following its premiere through Sunday, April 18. The concert will also include the presentation of the 2021 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre to Felicia P. Fields. Tickets are $25 – $2500 and are available for purchase beginning Monday, March 1 at 12 p.m. CST at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. All proceeds will benefit Porchlight Music Theatre’s educational and artistic programming.
Chicago Sings Rock & Roll Broadway is directed by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Jermaine Hill and Linda Madonia.
Scheduled performers include: Terrell Armstrong, Adia Bell, Chuckie Benson, Blu, Lydia Burke, Ariana Burks, Darilyn Burtley, Elisa Carlson, Satya Chávez, Pierce Cleaveland, Shantel Cribbs, Robin DaSilva, Andres Enriquez, Jillian-Giselle, Lucy Godínez, Allyson Graves, Maya Hlava, Donterrio Johnson, Christopher John Kelley, Heidi Kettenring, Nik Kmiecik, Michelle Lauto, Eric Lewis, Eben K Logan, Melanie Loren, Alejandro Medina, Andrew Mueller, Jarais Musgrove, Juwon Tyrel Perry, Billy Rude, Lorenzo Rush Jr, Laura Savage, Oliver Schilling, Aalon Smith, Sawyer Smith, Kyra Sorce, TJ Tapp, Tiffany T. Taylor, Cherise Thomas, Bethany Thomas and Ariel Etana Triunfo.