Sting’s “The Last Ship” Musical Docks in Chicago

By Tom Carr

Frank OckenfelsThe Last Ship, Sting‘s first attempt at a musical, opened for previews Tuesday in Chicago, a debut that left the singer/songwriter nervously pacing backstage at the Windy City’s Bank of America Theatre.

“I was kind of pacing, and telling the sound guys to turn this up, or turn this down, just to have something to do rather than just sit there,” says Sting.

He was eventually able to relax as the musical progressed and was satisfied when the final curtain dropped. “People were laughing in the right places, and crying, and enjoying the …read more

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