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New musical ‘Big Fish’ could be a whopper, but still lacks pizazz to make a real splash

Apr 20, 2013 – 4:56 pm
Kate Baldwin as Sandra and Norbert Leo Butz as Edward in "Big Fish" Broadway in Chicago 2013 credit Paul Kolnik

Review: ★★★

‘Big Fish’ star Butz calls the fanciful story-teller his dream role — and that’s no exaggeration

Apr 15, 2013 – 1:00 pm
Bobby Steggert as Will Bloom and Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom in Big Fish Broadway in Chicago 2013 photo Paul Kolnik

Preview: Norbert Leo Butz plays Edward Bloom, a Herculean story-spinner who supersizes his own legend in the musical “Big Fish.” We caught up with Butz at the Oriental Theatre, where the two-time Tony winner is trying this fabulist father-son story on for size. Butz talks about his role in the Broadway-bound musical, now in Chicago previews. We sneak a listen, too.

Broadway in Chicago, riding high, sets stage for ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ in a spring season splash

Jan 1, 2013 – 4:38 pm
Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox in the national tour production of Jekyll and Hyde

B’way bound ‘Big Fish’ starts here