"A really good time"
– CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Sept 10 - Oct 23, 2016 in Goodman's Albert Theatre

Around 2 hours and 30 minutes including one intermission

Mary Zimmerman directs a lavish revival of Leonard Bernstein’s classic musical, featuring a company of more than 40 actors and musicians!

Two sisters. One incredible city. Unlimited possibilities. Join Ruth and Eileen Sherwood as they leave behind their mundane Ohio lives in pursuit of making it big in New York City. Chock-full of swinging show tunes, breathtaking choreography and effervescent charm, Wonderful Town captures the thrill of chasing one’s dreams like no other musical.

 

 

Buy Tickets

Select a performance to purchase tickets.

Applying or removing a promo-code will remove all items from your cart. Continue?
Artists

Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN, Lyrics by BETTY COMDEN & ADOLPH GREEN
Book by JOSEPH A. FIELDS & JEROME CHODOROV, Directed by MARY ZIMMERMAN

Cast

LAUREN MOLINA - Eileen
BRI SUDIA
- Ruth
KARL SEAN HAMILTON
- Robert Baker
WADE ELKINS
- Frank Lippencott
STEVEN STRAFFORD
- Chick Clark
JORDAN BROWN - Wreck
AMY J. CARLE - Mrs. Wade
MATT DECARO - Appopolous
CHRISTINA HALL - Violet
JAMES EARL JONES II - Speedy Valenti
KRISTIN VILLANUEVA - Helen
GEORGE ANDREW WOLFF - Lonigan
NATHANIEL BRAGA - Ensemble
ARIANA CAPPUCCITTI - Ensemble
SHARRIESE HAMILTON - Ensemble
AARON HOLLAND - Ensemble
MARK DAVID KAPLAN - Ensemble
TIFFANY KRAUSE - Ensemble
KENT M. LEWIS - Ensemble
RUSSELL MERNAGH - Ensemble
JEFF PARKER - Ensemble
JODY REYNARD - Ensemble
TODD RHOADES - Ensemble
LAINIE SAKAKURA - Ensemble
IAN SAUNDERS - Ensemble
ERICA STEPHAN - Ensemble

Creative Team and Crew

DOUG PECK - Music Director 
ALEX SANCHEZ
- Choreographer
BEN JOHNSON
 - Associate Music Director, Conductor
ANA KUZMANIC - Costume Design
CHARLES G. LAPOINTE - Hair and Wig Design
T.J. GERCKENS - Lighting Design
RAY NARDELLI- Sound Design
ADAM BELCUORE - Casting
ERICA SARTINI-COMBS - Casting

Critical Praise
  • "The funniest show Mary Zimmerman ever has directed among her huge body of work in Chicago"

    - Chicago Tribune

  • Highly Recommended!

    - Chicago Sun-Times

  • "A fizzy, festive champagne cocktail of a musical"

    - Wall Street Journal

  • "Flawlessly cast, wittily staged and delightfully designed"

    - Wall Street Journal

  • "This is one you'll hate yourself for missing"

    - Wall Street Journal

  • "A musical love letter to a town that was probably never so wonderful as depicted here"

    - Time Out Chicago

  • "A gorgeous revival"

    - Daily Herald

Sponsors