Director Simon Phillips Gives Us a Peek Behind the Curtain of First Wives Club

Posted by FWC Team on October 15, 2014


It’s our pleasure to share an interview with Simon Phillips, the director of First Wives Club – the Musical. Simon shares stories about his life and his work in the theater. He was kind enough to give us some insight into the process for taking the hit film to the stage.

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First Wives Club The Musical Announces Show Dates!

Posted by FWC Team on August 5, 2014

First Wives Club: The Musical might be about separation, but our marriage with Chicago is official! We’re happy to announce our show dates at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in the historic Oriental Theater.  Previews start on February 17th, with the grand opening on March 11th! This rollicking and heartwarming tale is only on town for a month, so make sure you get your tickets now!

Key Dates

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First Wives Club The Musical Important Upcoming Dates!

Posted by FWC Team on August 5, 2014

There is so much that goes into creating a musical that’ll send you home with a smile on your face and a song dancing on your lips, and we couldn’t be more excited to get the process going!

Come with us on our journey, as we bring Olivia Goldsmith’s beloved novel to the stage, featuring original music from Motown legends Holland-Dozier-Holland.

We’re especially excited to announce a free show at the beautiful Millennium Park on August 18th! Join us under the stars for a medley of our joyous songs!

Here are some key dates to keep in mind as we move toward our March 11th opening.

August 18th: Millennium Park concert in Chicago

A three-song medley featuring:

“Reach Out, I’ll Be There”

“One Sweet Moment”

“Shoulder to Shoulder”

Sept 18 – Oct 2: Lab Work Session in NY

Dec 29: Rehearsals begin

Cast Announcements for First Wives Club: The Musical

Posted by FWC Team on August 5, 2014

You already love Elise, Brenda, and Annie on the page and on the screen, now see them come to life at the world-famous Oriental Theatre! Our amazing cast will bring the story of betrayal, revenge, and friendship to the stage with 22 toe-tapping original songs from Motown legends Holland-Dozier-Holland!

Cast Announcements Coming Soon