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Tony Awards: Best Choreography

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by broadwayinchicago No Comments

Gotta dance! Here are the choreographers who inspired fancy footwork and marvelous movement on Broadway stages.

 

Susan Stroman – Bullets Over Broadway

Kelly Devine & Steven Hoggett – Rocky

Warren Carlyle – After Midnight

Casey Nicholaw – Aladdin

DID YOU KNOW? Talk about the student becoming the master! Warren Carlyle was the assistant choreographer under fellow nominee director Susan Stroman on The Producers, and now he’s garnered his first Tony nominations for choreography AND directing.

Steven Hoggett is currently here in Chicago choreographing The Last Ship!

Comcast Newsmakers with Paul Lisnek

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by broadwayinchicago No Comments

Broadway In Chicago Vice President Eileen LaCario appeared with Paul Lisnek on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss upcoming shows, including Motown the Musical, Buyer & Cellar, The Last Ship, Amazing Grace and Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale.

Great Performances: Sting’s “The Last Ship”

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by broadwayinchicago No Comments

Sting's Great Performances

Last October, Sting performed his newest album “The Last Ship” in a series of intimate concerts at New York City’s Public Theater. One of these concerts was filmed for the PBS show Great Performances and will air tonight at 9 p.m. on WTTW. The television special will include many songs that feature in the upcoming musical The Last Ship, including the title track. You can view a preview of the show on the WTTW website here.

Also featuring cast member Jimmy Nail and a band of 14 musicians, Sting discusses the creative process of bringing the album to life and the inspiration he received from his hometown. The New York Daily News gives the show four stars, saying “[i]t’s the best lyric-writing of his career”.

 

The Last Ship EXCLUSIVE Pre-Sale

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by broadwayinchicago No Comments

Last Ship Logo with billing

 

As an EXCLUSIVE offer for our blog readers, you can access tickets to The Last Ship before they go on sale to the public! The new musical from Sting will have its pre-Broadway WORLD PREMIERE at the Bank of America Theatre June 10 – July 13, 2014. Use the offer code SOCIAL when purchasing your tickets. 

Sting Performs ‘And Yet’ on The Ellen Show

Posted on: December 27th, 2013 by broadwayinchicago No Comments

Sting stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to serenade the audience with a song from The Last Ship.

He also took the opportunity to share about his winemaking experience and offered her a sample from his vineyards. Let’s hope he brings a few bottles to Chicago with him!