The Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace said Monday that it will stage the British classic "Oliver," the Broadway farce "Boeing-Boeing," the contemporary musical "
Drury Lane has unusual dates; its season begins in April.
Rockwell is known for her work with young performers and "Oliver" (which opens April 11) is a logical follow-up to her production of "The Sound of Music." Bill Osetek will direct "Next to Normal," a piece about mental illness and a choice that indicates this big suburban theater's desire to program more challenging shows. That show opens in August of next year.