Jessie Mueller and Heather Headley Will Share a Chicago Stage

News   Jessie Mueller and Heather Headley Will Share a Chicago Stage
Beautiful Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller will be honored in her hometown of Chicago with the Sarah Siddons Society's Actress of the Year Award. The April 27 evening promises several stand-out musical moments, including a celebration of the entire Mueller family.

The 7:30 PM So Beautiful benefit evening will feature Mueller performing on stage alongside 1999 Siddons Society winner Heather Headley (Aida, The Lion King). Also joining them will be 2008 Siddons winner Deanna Dunagan (August: Osage County).

The Siddons Society also announced plans to celebrate the entire Mueller family, all of whom are stage actors. Parents Roger Mueller and Jill Shellabarger will introduce their four children, Jessie and her sister Abby (Kinky Boots on Broadway), as well as brothers Andrew and Matthew, two popular Chicago performers.

The family will join forces for a special performance.

Bill Zwecker will host the evening that will include appearances and performances from additional Chicago theatre artists.

All proceeds will support the Sarah Siddons Society's Scholarship Fund for theatre students at Columbia College of Chicago, DePaul University, Northwestern University and Roosevelt University. For tickets, visit

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