Post-Shay, Will More LGBT Characters Come to ‘Chicago Fire’ or Other ‘Chicago’ Shows?

In the fall of 2014, the char acter of Leslie Shay died tragically on the job in the third season opener of NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”  The popular character (and equally popular actress Lauren German, who played her) didn’t fully get erased from the show even after a successful investigation to prove she was murdered that […]

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America Ferrera to Headline ‘Chicago’ in London

LONDON (AP) — America Ferrera is ditching the clunky braces and the thick fake eyebrows of “Ugly Betty” for sexy, slinky outfits in her West End debut as the showgirl Roxie in “Chicago.” The American actress who starred in the U.S. television series about a wise but wacky New York fashion magazine assistant is embarking […]

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Kara DioGuardi To Star In Broadway’s ‘Chicago’

NEW YORK – Kara DioGuardi is about to make her Broadway stage debut as a merry murderess. The songwriter and former “American Idol” judge is the latest celebrity to step into the role of Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning revival of “Chicago.” DioGuardi is now the head judge on Bravo’s “Platinum Hit.” She will […]

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Sheen Kicks Off 20-City Tour Sat. Night In Detroit

By Mike Householder, Associated Press DETROIT – Charlie Sheen’s kept an awfully high profile over the past month, yakking to TV interviewers, ranting on YouTube and tweeting on an hourly basis. Now, he’s coming to a city near you. The 45-year-old unemployed actor’s 20-city road show kicks off Saturday night in Detroit. Few details have emerged […]

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