Cheryl Coons: “Wait ‘til next year.” For Chicago Cubs fans, that phrase used to be shorthand for the annual heartbreak, as the team repeatedly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory during playoff season. The infamous 108-year “curse” of the Cubs was lifted in 2016 when the team won the World Series, and a new musical about that moment, Miracle, with a score by Michael Mahler and book by Jason Brett, premiered in May 2019 at the Royal George Theatre.
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