Elton John-scored 'Devil Wears Prada' musical set to premiere in Chicago in 2020
A musical version of "The Devil Wears Prada" will make its world premiere at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre next year. The Broadway-bound show features a score by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, a book by Paul Rudnick and direction by Steppenwolf Theatre artistic director Anna D. Shapiro.
Local acts, national headliners fired up for Punk the Burbs 3 in LisleThis weekend's Punk the Burbs 3 at Lisle's BaseCamp Pub started with a Facebook group run by singer and guitarist Caitlin Edwards. And now headliners Tsunami Bomb and The Mr. T Experience -- and a lineup packed with regional and local bands -- are helping the fest grow into a higher-profile punk, pop-punk and ska fest.
Best bets: 'Minefaire' returns to Schaumburg and Micky Dolenz sings in St. CharlesBest bets: The Minecraft convention "Minefaire" returns to Schaumburg this weekend, Micky Dolenz of The Monkees performs at St. Charles' Arcada Theatre and "Beatles vs. Stones -- A Musical Showdown" happens at the Hemmens in Elgin.
'Dancing With the Stars' premiere: Ranking all contestants from best to worstABC's "Dancing With the Stars" had more controversy than usual leading up to its Season 28 premiere Monday night. "The internet kind of broke talking about Sean Spicer being on 'Dancing With the Stars,'" said Spicer's professional dance partner, Lindsay Arnold. Here's our ranking of all 12 pairs from the first night.
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer
Major-league talent makes for Paramount's winning 'Newsies'Paramount Theatre opens its ninth season with a winning revival of "Newsies," Disney Theatrical Productions' stage adaptation of the well-loved film about the 1899 newsboy strike in New York City.
Steppenwolf's basketball drama 'The Great Leap' impresses, though script misses a few shotsThe personal becomes very political in Lauren Yee's basketball drama "The Great Leap," now receiving a strong Chicago premiere by Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Set in 1989, "The Great Leap" blends fact and fiction around a "friendly match" between Chinese and American university basketball players.
Deaf actress makes Wheaton Drama history in 'Addams Family' musicalThe first deaf actor in the history of Wheaton Drama is bringing deaf culture to her character and depth to the company's production of "The Addams Family -- A New Musical."
Plan ahead: Branford Marsalis at College of DuPage, Mother Truckin' Booze Fest in Hoffman EstatesGet your tickets now: Political satirist Randy Rainbow tours to Waukegan's Genesee Theatre, living jazz legend Branford Marsalis performs at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn and the Mother Truckin' Booze Fest returns to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Actor Henry Winkler to discuss new book in Naperville Oct. 4New York Times best-selling author, actor, producer and director Henry Winkler will be in Naperville Oct. 4 to discuss his new "Alien Superstar" middle-grade series of books.
Beatles vs. Stones showdown coming to Elgin's Hemmens Sept. 23Who's better: The Beatles or The Rolling Stones? People will have a chance to debate that when "Beatles vs. Stones -- A Musical Showdown" -- with help from St. Charles East High School's string quartet -- takes the stage Monday, Sept. 23, at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.
Sponsored | Ron Onesti: The unsung heroes behind the musicI am lucky to have a grand group of dedicated and passionate people who love what they do and believe in the scope and direction of my company. But a true "unsung hero" of the Onesti Entertainment Corp., and the "Man Behind the Curtain," has always been my brother, Rich.
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