ZWECKER: The longtime Steppenwolf actress says new film role, as a widow reminiscing with a hologram, let her explore the shifting of memories.
The winners will be a announced at a gala awards ceremony Nov. 6 at the Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.
A new 16-week block of tickets will go on sale Aug. 29.
Meehan wrote the books for three shows that ran over 2,000 performances on Broadway: “Annie,” “The Producers” and “Hairspray.”
Mary Robin Roth’s Rose is a tireless force of nature in this production that reinforces the ruthless and bitter aspects of the burlesque star’s story.
The Oscar-winning short film has been expanded into a fervent, surprisingly playful, fully musicalized two-hour show.
Brooks: “It is rather daunting to play an iconic character that everyone feels they know. The Queen is just so visible and there are expectations.”