The curtain goes up on Broadway in Chicago for the first time in 18 months

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FILE – In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, Alex Richards takes a photo of Meera Ganesh outside the CIBC Theatre after watching “Hamilton: An American Musical” in Chicago. The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)

Lou Raizin, the president of Broadway in Chicago, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to celebrate the curtain going after 18 months without Broadway in Chicago, starting with the farewell tour of ‘Rent’ at the CIBC Theatre. You can check out the shows coming to Chicago here.

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