In 2022, Angelica Ross took on the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago, making her the first openly trans woman to play a lead role on Broadway. Earlier that same year, L Morgan Lee became the first openly trans woman to be nominated for a Tony® (Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical)... Continue Reading →
Facts About CHICAGO!
Before you paint the town and see CHICAGO at The Straz, check out these fun facts and all that jazz about the long-running musical. CHICAGO is the longest-running American musical in Broadway and West End history. The Ambassador Theatre in New York City has been home to CHICAGO since 2003. CHICAGO is the second longest... Continue Reading →
He Had It Comin’
The true story of the accused but acquitted Chicago beauties who inspired musical legends Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly The Bob Fosse masterpiece we know and love today as Chicago the musical actually started with two real women and two real murdered men. In Chicago. In the Roaring 20s. 1924 to be exact. In March... Continue Reading →
Come Sit By Me
September is Women’s Friendship Month. So, how does that play out on Broadway? Let’s take a look. The Sisterhood is real. So is Women’s Friendship Month, which happens to be September. In honor of the totally rad relationships women create, maintain and sustain, we decided to take a look at the way women’s friendships are... Continue Reading →