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  • 'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723

    'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723
    The Disney musical "Newsies" had a front-page week in Chicago over the holidays. The nine performances at the Oriental Theatre in the week ending Jan. 4 grossed a whopping $2,012,723; Disney claimed on Wednesday that this was “the highest grossing week in Chicago theatrical history,” and they were right.
  • 'Once' will return to Chicago

    'Once' will return to Chicago
    The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical "Once," based on the 2007 romantic, indie movie-musical of the same name, will come back to Chicago this spring, Broadway in Chicago said on Thursday. The show with a score by Glen Hansard and...

    A song from 'Newsies'

    A song from 'Newsies'
    This Theater Loop Showcase is Dan DeLuca and Zachary Sayle from the national tour of Disney’s “Newsies.” The musical, based on the 1992 cult classic film, depicts — with plenty of impressive leaps and ballads — the newsboys...

    REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Newsies' at the Oriental Theatre
    Ugly, groggy-eyed and not unlike a low-rent Tony Soprano, I headed to my stoop for my Sunday Tribune. My early-morning eyes landed on an envelope for my very loyal carrier's holiday tip. Excellent timing, Andre! I had the Newsies ringing in my ears. All...

    Mercury announces 'Addams Family' cast

    Mercury announces 'Addams Family' cast
    The Mercury Theater announced the cast of its winter production of “The Addams Family” on Wednesday.  The musical, based on the cartoons by Charles Addams, with a score by Andrew Lippa ("Big Fish") and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick...