This year’s Chicago Sings (now virtual for the first time!) includes a great cast of musical talents gathered to celebrate Porchlight Music Theatre and two American creations - Broadway and Rock & Roll.
Certified Tax Preparer Carly Crawford, a theatre artist and enrolled agent, explains W-4 and W-9 forms and how best to balance W-2 and 1099-MISC income and more. Recorded from a January 2020 Zoom session, this workshop is available through April 15 for viewing.
Jeff Award-winner Kelvin Roston, Jr. hosts the latest virtual installment of Porchlight’s popular music series. Roston and a roster of up-and-coming talents celebrate the 1961 Broadway season, filmed at the historic Studebaker Theatre. Available for streaming through May 16.
Fresh off her triumph as Best Actress for “Butterfield 8” and recovery from a recent brush with death, Elizabeth Taylor is struggling with her hardest role yet: herself. Through an intimate conversation with a biographer, Call Me Elizabeth examines the movie star’s early life, career and loves as she grapples with the culture of celebrity and her place as Hollywood’s brightest star.
Our first live, in-person concert of the year! Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre’s popular and fun New Faces Sing Broadway series makes its North Shore Center debut with New Faces Sing Broadway 1979. Join host Alexis J Roston and the New Faces, a cast made up of the next generation of talent, takes you on a musical journey in 90 minutes from the start to the finish of the 1979 Broadway season with songs, trivia, sing-alongs and more.
Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber joins 3 special guests to discuss the many works of Stephen Sondheim. West Side Story, Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd 'and so much more! Enjoy the complete 20-episode series, now available on YouTube, Facebook and your favorite podcast platform.
Host Michael Weber will introduce you to some of the great American musicals as they were originally presented on the airwaves. Performed live in front of a studio audience near the years the productions played on stage or were adapted as movies, you'll visit an era when Broadway was the central source for the launch of popular music and when stage actors were known by name across the land. Available on YouTube, Facebook, and all major podcast platforms.