“It’s an ill wind that blows no one good,” goes the old proverb. While the breezes were rather chilly concerning the Broadway revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, they shifted to southerly and warm for Jessie Mueller, the Chicagoan making her Broadway debut in the show.
Few people know more about both the making of a Broadway musical and making it as an actor on Broadway than Brian d'Arcy James.And now James, whose on and off Broadway credits include Time Stands Still, Sweet Smell of Success, The Good Thief, Titanic and Shrek
Iconic Chicago actor Mike Nussbaum has put on his traveling shoes for a rare trip out-of-town. He's playing Solomon Galkin in Imagining Madoff, a controversial play by Deborah Margolin presented at Theater J in Washington, DC, where former-Chicagoan Ari Roth is artistic director.
Stephen Colbert has run for president. He's testified before Congress, created a political action committee and assisted the U.S. Olympic speedskating team in the role of assistant sports psychologist.