The 8 hottest reasons to see FROZEN in Chicago

Matt Inawat, ChicagoPride.com
November 12, 2021

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago just announced the cast of the Chicago engagement of Disney's Frozen - a stage musical featuring songs from the original Oscar-winning film and an expanded score.

The Tony-nominated Best Musical, plays an exclusive 10-week premiere engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.

Opening night is set for Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:30 pm with performances playing through January 22, 2022. For more information or tickets, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Aside from the critics' accolades, the storyline you love, the music you'll sing to, the memorable costuming, the Disney calibur set design, and the ability to finally get out of our homes and be entertained for the evening, we've highlighted 8 compelling reasons why you should go see this musical.

And we think you'll love each and every one of our reasons too!

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago just announced the cast of the Chicago engagement of Disney's Frozen - a stage musical featuring songs from the original Oscar-winning film and an expanded score.

The Tony-nominated Best Musical, plays an exclusive 10-week premiere engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.

Opening night is set for Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:30 pm with performances playing through January 22, 2022. For more information or tickets, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Aside from the critics' accolades, the storyline you love, the music you'll sing to, the memorable costuming, the Disney calibur set design,  and the ability to finally get out of our homes and be entertained for the evening, we've highlighted 8 compelling reasons why you should go see this musical.

And we think you'll love each and every one of our reasons too!

Caroline Bowman as "Elsa"

Where you've seen Caroline: Elphaba in Wicked and Nicola in Kinky Boots (opening and closing casts). She has been seen on tour around the world in Evita (Eva Perón, Helen Hayes Award nominee), Spamalot (Lady of the Lake), Grease (Rizzo), and Fame (Carmen). Favorite regional credits include Louise in Gypsy (Cape Playhouse), Eva Perón in Evita (Vancouver Opera), Natalie/Ed in All Shook Up (Muny) and Narrator in Joseph.

 

Caroline Innerbichler as "Anna"

Where you've seen Caroline: Little House on the Prairie (national tour); Guys and Dolls, Little House on the Prairie (Guthrie Theater); Mamma Mia!, White Christmas, The Sound of Music, The Pirates of Penzance (Ordway Center); Grease, The Little Mermaid, Fiddler on the Roof, Bye Bye Birdie (Chanhassen Dinner Theatres); Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (Ensemble Theatre Company); Hair (7th House Theater); Ragtime (Park Square Theatre).

 

Austin Colby as “Hans”

Where you've seen Austin: Off-Broadway in Jersey Boys. Other credits include The Sound of Music (national tour), West Side Story (Signature Theatre), Smokey Joe’s Café (Arena Stage), South Pacific (Drury Lane).

 

Mason Reeves as “Kristoff”

Where you've seen Mason: Regional: Footloose (Ren, MUNY); Mamma Mia! (Sky, Connecticut Repertory Theatre); Guys and Dolls (Bucks County Playhouse). University: We Are Proud to Present… (Actor 2), Passing Strange (Terry), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Jesus of Nazareth). Film: Inhuman (Elliot).

 

Collin Baja (alternating) as “Sven”

Where you've seen Colin: Broadway: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus; Hello, Dolly!; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Equus. Film: The Producers, Across the Universe. Television: “Tales of the City,” “Political Animals,” “Divorce,” “Key & Peele.” Training: The Juilliard School, The William Esper Studio. Collin is represented by CESD, Wilhelmina Models, and is also a certified professional life coach with A-PlanCoaching.

 

Evan Strand (alternating) as “Sven”

Where you've seen Evan: Evan Strand grew up as a professional ballet dancer from Southern California, and has now transitioned into acting and singing as well. Some of his favorite work has been with: Zoot Suit at the Mark Taper, The Reddi Wip Man in “Hairspray Live;”, Sweet Charity at the UCLA Freud, ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” and many more.

 

F. Michael Haynie as “Olaf”

Where you've seen Michael: Broadway: Wicked, Holler If Ya Hear Me, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Off-Broadway: Carrie, Dogfight. TV/Film: Not Fade Away, Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Peter Pan Live. Regional: Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Ogunquit), PTC, Goodspeed, KC Rep, Old Globe, others.

 

Robert Creighton as the "Duke of Weselton"

Where you've seen him: Original “Weselton” on Broadway. A veteran of eight Broadway shows, Creighton has numerous network TV appearances and co-authored and starred in the hit Off-Broadway musical Cagney (Fred Astaire Award, Drama Desk/Outer Critics noms. for Lead Actor in a Musical), which he’s aiming to premiere in London’s West End in 2022. Album: Ain’t We Got Fun!

 

 

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