Thursday July 24th 2014

Theatre Reviews

“The Story of the Marvelettes”

This is a wonderful look at some history and it is done with some powerful flashbacks as two of the "Marvelettes" are waiting at the airport for their plane to go back to [Read More]

“Merry Wives of Windsor” reviewed by Michael Horn

Director Nick Sandys has balanced this production with the right amount of physical gags and jokes to establish a tone that leads up to the spirit of reconciliation as all [Read More]

“The Qualms”

The evening ahead is a "party" of sorts, where as the evening progresses, couples will join with others in what they call "The Party Room" (which we never see) and their [Read More]

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Restaurant Reviews

“Tavern on 60″, a new and delightful spot

We also had to try another very special item on their sandwich menu, Lobster Grilled Cheese, a 4oz Lobster tail tossed with Panko breadcrumbs, pan sautéed, nestled between grilled Texas toast with a special remoulade sauce- this was the last item that we partook in and was the [Read More]

Cabaret

Earth,Wind & Fire at Ravinia

These men brought us back to the glory days of their blend of "rock N' Roll, mixed with jazz and young and old audience members has a night to remember. The stage was filled with musicians and with the electronics and great lighting effects, most of the audience was on its feet for close to 100 [Read More]

“Funny Old Broads” RETURNS

“Old Jews Telling Jokes” may have left Chicago, but we still have the “Funny Old Broads”- four very funny comics that will delight your funny bone with their antics and jokes as well as a few songs. For the Summer  (can you believe it is Summer already?), they will make [Read More]

” A Musical Tribute To The Andrew Sisters”

While this Award winning theater company is unique in its ability to bring us full scale musicals in a storefront space, they shine at bringing us "chamber pieces" and true Cabaret, such as their current production ,"A Musical Tribute To The Andrew Sisters". Alright! I know that many of you [Read More]

Articles

“Broadway at Ravinia” by Michael Horn

This was a wonderful evening of music at the best outdoor venue in America on a magnificent summer evening. It doesn’t get any better than this and if you want to experience the wonder that is Ravinia check out the upcoming schedule at: www.Ravinia.org or call 847-266-5100 [Read More]

News

Congrats to Jessie Mueller

From all  of us here at “aroundthetownchicago.com” and the thousands of Chicago area theater patrons who have watched the Mueller family on our stages, a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to Jessie for her Tony Award as Best Actress in a musical !Now, all we can hope is that when they take the [Read More]

“Frozen” comes to Chicago/Rosemont

The story will be the same, the music as well, but we will now witness these sisters, Anna and Elsa, "LIVE" as they bring the story to the ice aarena. The Feld Company, who has been bringing these Disney on Ice shows to Chicago for for over 30 years is proud to have the first crack at bringing this [Read More]

Bernadette Peters- “Valentine’s Day in Concert”

what a special night for this concert to take place- Valentine's day. A day associated with love, so be prepared for some marvelous love songs, in sme cases, as you have never heard them sung before. So, pick up your phone and call 847-263-6300 to purchase your tickets before they are sold out. [Read More]