ABOUT THIS SHOW
Steppenwolf and Mark Cortale present Tony Nominated Star of Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors & NBC's Smash.
At long last, Jeremy Jordan makes his Chicago debut! The award-winning actor/musician brings his signature and thought provoking style to Steppenwolf for the first time, showcasing a wide array of vocal styles across all genres of Broadway and pop music. Songs and tales from his storied career will include selections from Newsies, Smash, The Last 5 Years, Little Shop of Horrors, Waitress, and many more.
Following both performances, there will be a VIP Meet & Greet with Jeremy Jordan where guests will have the opportunity to have items signed and pictures taken with Mr. Jordan. Only those patrons who purchase VIP Meet & Greet Tickets will have access to the reception; these tickets are located in the front rows and are extremely limited.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Jeremy Jordan is best known for his Tony and Grammy-nominated portrayal of Jack Kelly in Newsies on Broadway, as well as his many roles on television including series regulars on CW's Supergirl, NBC's Smash and Disney's Tangled. He’s currently doing a return engagement as Seymour in the New York production of the iconic Little Shop of Horrors. Next up, he’ll star as the title role in the world premiere musical, The Great Gatsby, at Paper Mill Playhouse. Jeremy stars as the tenacious record industry giant, Neil Bogart, in the new feature film, Spinning Gold. Other films include The Last 5 Years opposite Anna Kendrick, Joyful Noise with Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton, American Son with Kerry Washington, and Newsies live on stage. Additional Broadway credits include Bonnie & Clyde (Theatre World Award), West Side Story, Waitress, American Son, and Rock of Ages. He has guest starred on numerous television shows, including The Flash, Elementary, and Law and Order: SVU. Jeremy's concerts and cabaret shows have won awards and acclaim worldwide. He is also the lead singer of "Age of Madness," a new rock band which launched last year. Follow @JeremyMJordan for all updates.
Benjamin Rauhala (piano) is one of the Broadway community's most trusted music directors and collaborators. He is the music supervisor, co-creator and “Fairy Godfairy” of Disney Princess – The Concert, which has been thrilling audiences worldwide since October of 2021. He worked as an arranger on the opening numbers of the 2022 and 2023 Tony Awards as well as the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards for Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, who he has collaborated closely with since 2012. Rauhala has toured the world since 2014 as the music director for Jeremy Jordan, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway's Newsies, and in 2020, he was named “Best Musical Director” at the Broadway World Cabaret Awards. He has performed with The Boston Pops, the National Symphony Orchestra (at the Kenendy Center), the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, the LA Phil (at the Hollywood Bowl) and the Firdaus Orchestra, and in February of 2023 he headlined a sold-out concert of his arrangements at London’s Cadogan Hall. His Broadway credits include Fiddler on the Roof, American Psycho and Pippin. Off-Broadway he worked on Hit List, The Secret Life of Bees, Alice by Heart and Joan of Arc: Into The Fire. He is also the music director for Halston star Krysta Rodriguez, Tony Award nominees Derek Klena, Jennifer Damiano, Kathryn Gallagher and Disney legend Jodi Benson, as well as Broadway’s original Anastasia, Christy Altomare, and married Frozen stars Caroline Bowman and Austin Colby. His pronouns are he/him/his. Follow him @brauhala
Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects(such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.