Wednesday May 27th 2015

Theatre Reviews

” The Magic Parlour” (with notes by Adam Shaw)

To quote Adam, "As I expected, it was a great show. The magic was unreal and only five feet in front of us. To make it more fun, almost everyone in the audience got chosen to [Read More]

“The Little Foxes”

These are selfish people, all only interested in their personal gains and the riches they can get from the sweat of others. The mill will offer employment to the recently [Read More]

“The Book of Mormon” review by Lawrence Riordan

The professionalism and artistry which the director and actors brought to this production was illustrated on opening night by the fact that the lead Elder Price, played by [Read More]

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Restaurant Reviews

El Tapeo- Tapas comes to Oakbrook

We asked Krystal, who knew our likes and dislikes (although we had none of those) to select two deserts for us to share- she selected Crema Catalan, a creme brulee custard that was perfect and the other the Pastel de Chocolate, warm dark chocolate cake, pistachio ice cream, nutella [Read More]

Cabaret

” The Magic Parlour” (with notes by Adam Shaw)

To quote Adam, "As I expected, it was a great show. The magic was unreal and only five feet in front of us. To make it more fun, almost everyone in the audience got chosen to participate and had a great time". [Read More]

“Something Wonderful”- Heidi Kettenring at the Metropolis

Artists Lounge Live presents Heidi Kettenring: Something Wonderful. Chicago’s favorite leading lady captivates, lending her signature warmth to classics from Johnny Mercer, Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Beatles and more. Heidi is the recipient of six Jeff nominations, an After Dark Award, a Richard [Read More]

“Soul Brother, Where Art Thou ?”

the six talented performers to alter the script based on their audience and the response (or lack of) on the fly. Often, when they go off the script, we get to truly see the talents of the performers. Directed by Anthony LeBlanc with music by Alex Kilmer and video design by Greg Mulvey, "Soul [Read More]

Articles

Ravinia 2015

As the weather begins to warm, the trees begin to flower and kids start talking about Summer vacation, our minds begin to think about a favorite entertainment spot on the North Shore- Ravinia. This summertime festival located in Highland Park is not just a concert hall on [Read More]

News

“Chiraq”- film to be made in Chi-town!

It is very possible that Lee is not doing his thing to convince us to get our heads out of the sand and wake up and smell the coffee. There is a war out there. Since it doesn't seem to be ending, perhaps the satire of this story telling will wake up the people of the areas that are living with [Read More]

Joseph Jefferson Award “Nominees” Non-Equity

Watching the local actors, directors, tech people wait to see if they will win the coveted award and hearing the excitement for those who do is as good as it gets. And as an aside, the NON-Equity show is often better than the Equity. The difference between the two is of course the Equity contract [Read More]

“The Cat In The Hat” appears this week-end

at select Chicago Public Libraries on Saturday, February 28th. Guests can meet the Cat in the Hat, enjoy story readings, and play games at the following [Read More]