WBEZ | Debbie Reynolds http://www.wbez.org/tags/debbie-reynolds Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: More info on BackStage Theatre's closing http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-more-info-backstage-theatres-closing-101595 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/scent of flowers.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>-&nbsp;BackStage Theatre Company</strong></span></span>&nbsp;is now explaining that the storefront theater company<a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-backstage-theatre-company-closes-shop-101565"> is closing down</a> because of &quot;the continuing challenges of drawing audiences to less familiar work in an extremely competitive market.&quot;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Debbie Reynolds is coming!</strong></span></span> Tickets to her performances 1:30 and 7:30 performances at Dury lane on September 17 and 18 are $55 or $70-74 with lunch or dinner included. Please please please, if by some miracle you have not seen <em>Singin&#39; in the Rain</em>, do so.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- &quot;Redtwist Theatre</strong></span></span> is seeking 14 or 15 year-old boy to play 12 year-old in a major supporting role in&nbsp;<em>Purple Heart</em>,&quot; <a href="http://www.theatreinchicago.com/auditions/industrydetail.php?AuditionID=2127">says one audition listing</a> and you, yes you, <a href="http://www.theatreinchicago.com/auditions/industrydetail.php?AuditionID=2123">can be in <em>Showgirls: The Musical</em></a>, if you are a &quot;fit male dancer.&quot; If you are you probably don&#39;t read this blog and are outdoors, working out.</p><p style="text-align: center; "><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uA3OnIYW5u4" width="420"></iframe></p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:55:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-more-info-backstage-theatres-closing-101595