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‘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.