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To wisdom of memorable songs, Sting’s musical ‘The Last Ship’ adds mystery of grace

Jun 28, 2014 – 1:14 pm
The Last Ship, Sting's new musical, at Broadway in Chicago

Review: It’s not often that a composer introduces his first Broadway-bound musical at the age of 64, but then Sting is the sort of artist who never stops spreading his wings. The great rock singer-songwriter has picked up collaborators from his work in film and television and he has even suffered the prolonged torture of a Disney animated movie that morphed so completely his songs were largely cut. Who better to tackle the cut-throat business of the Broadway musical?★★★★