WBEZ | Tonight It's Live! http://www.wbez.org/tags/tonight-its-live-0 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: A rough day for lovers of musicals http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-rough-day-lovers-musicals-101543 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/6607706823_840d8c6bd0_o%20%281%29.jpg" style="height: 300px; width: 300px; float: right; " title="" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Dave Chappelle was<a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/unscripted-blog/15584266/dave-chappelle-shuts-down-house-of-blues-with-brilliant-marath"> &quot;brilliant&quot;</a></strong></span></span> at the House of Blues this weekend, when you were at Lollapalooza having a panic attack. No that was just me? Anyway, Frank Sennett, taking time from his day job, writes that &quot;There were far too many inspired bits to keep track of&quot; and then later &quot;There&#39;s just too much to delve into here.&quot;</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Broadway closings</strong></span></span><a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/07/broadway-shows-closings-are-good-for-business/?ref=theater"> aren&#39;t always bad for business</a>, reports the <em>New York Times.</em></p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Though <a href="http://soundcloud.com/wbez/remembering-marvin-hamlish">we know that Marvin Hamlisch</a></strong></span></span><a href="http://soundcloud.com/wbez/remembering-marvin-hamlish"> died</a>, <em>Hairspray </em>writer&nbsp;Mark O&rsquo;Donnell <a href="http://news-briefs.ew.com/2012/08/07/tony-winning-hairspray-writer-mark-odonnell-dies">also passed away</a>.</p><p>-&nbsp;<strong>Michael Feinstein</strong> will perform at the Auditorium Theatre on September 29 at 7:30 p.m with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra. His <a href="http://www.michaelfeinstein.com/">website </a>is striking.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- This weekend&#39;s<em> Tonight It&#39;s Live!</em> </strong></span></span>at the <a href="http://www.tonightitslive.com/watchlive">Oracle&nbsp;</a>features none other than Don Hall.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:23:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-rough-day-lovers-musicals-101543