This Week on Reclaimed Soul, Vocalo’s Ayana Contreras will highlight music from 1966, the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to Chicago to eradicate slums. In this week’s preview, she’ll feature Chicago-born records from that year.
We hear that Chicago’s-own Jessie Mueller, soon to make her Broadway debut as the romantic lead in a major revision/revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, has been moonlighting from rehearsals in spectacular fashion.
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.