2017 Broadway in Chicago season includes ‘An American in Paris’

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Here’s the lineup for Broadway in Chicago’s 2017 season. Note the one of its three Loop stages, The PrivateBank Theatre, will be otherwise engaged with a little musical called “Hamilton.”

The lineup includes:

• Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” (June 14-July 9, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “Something Rotten,” the musical farce about the birth of musicals by way of Shakespeare. (July 11-July 23, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “An American in Paris,” the Gershwin-scored musical directed and choreographed by ballet master Christopher Wheeldon. (July 25 – Aug. 13, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “Les Miserables” (Oct. 11-29, 2017, at the Cadillac Palace Theatre).

• “Escape to Margaritaville,” the new musical that uses the Jimmy Buffett catalog to weave its story. (Begins Nov. 9, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre.

Rob McClure (left)and Will Chase in “Something Rotten.” | PHOTO COPYRIGHT JOAN MARCUS

Rob McClure (left)and Will Chase in “Something Rotten.” | PHOTO COPYRIGHT JOAN MARCUS

The off-season “specials ” will include:

• “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live” (Feb. 14-March 5, 2017, at The Broadway Playhouse).

• “The Illusionists – Live from Broadway,” the magic show (Feb.21-26, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “The Naked Magicians,” a racy magic show (March 14-19, 2017, at The Broadway Playhouse).

• “Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus,” a unique mix of puppets and circus (March 21-26, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “Rain,” the show featuring The Beatles’ song catalogue (March 28-April 2, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

• “Rent – The 20th Anniversary Tour” (May 16-21, 2017, at the Oriental Theatre).

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