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  • 'Jersey Boys' logged stage time en route to big screen

    'Jersey Boys' logged stage time en route to big screen
    Back in 2005, by virtue of his charm and formidable vocal range, a young actor named John Lloyd Young won one of the most coveted roles in modern Broadway history: the part of Frankie Valli in Des McAnuff's production of "Jersey Boys." Young had never been on Broadway in his life, although he'd been blessed by Valli himself. The lead singer of The Four Seasons had not been greatly involved in the writing or staging of the show (he saw it for the first time at the La Jolla Playhouse), but he was, everyone said at the time, greatly involved in picking who got to play him. By most measurable factors, Valli picked well.
  • Roles in a long-term romance

    Roles in a long-term romance
    Stephen Schellhardt remembers the first time he saw Devin DeSantis on the Northwestern University campus in the summer of 2004. Stephen, a theater major from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, was an instructor in the Cherub summer theater...

    Paramount Theatre announces 2014-15 season in Aurora

    Paramount Theatre announces 2014-15 season in Aurora
    The Paramount Theatre will stage a series of big-name musicals during its 2014-15 season, the historic venue announced Friday, including "Cats" (Sept. 10-Oct. 12), "Mary Poppins" (Nov. 26-Jan. 4), "The Who's Tommy" (Jan. 14-Feb. 15, 2015) and "Les...

    Marriott announces 'Cats' casting

    Heidi Kettenring will lead the kitty cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, playing Grizabella, the “Memory”-crooning glamor cat, representatives for the theater announced on Tuesday....

    Our Top 10 new faces ... and where you'll see them next

    Our Top 10 new faces  ... and where you'll see them next
    Introducing our Top 10 Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater. We have improvisers and comedians, singers and storytellers and impeccably trained actors aplenty. We think you're looking here at some soon-to-be-famous faces. Either way, once the heat of summer...