Wednesday April 16th 2014

Theatre Reviews


This is a story about people! Directed by Ann Filmer, on a set designed by Joanna Iwanicka, that truly fills the small stage, we are treated to the intimacy of the so called [Read More]

“The Dance of Death”

This is a two act play with three characters that takes place in or about 1900 in an island in Sweden. The tale is about a husband and wife of almost twenty five years [Read More]

” Les Miserables”

under the sleek and smooth direction of the always remarkable Rachel Rockwell) we are treated to a powerful rendition of this classic. Yes, I have seen this show many times, [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]


“Depraved New World”

this sprightly cast of characters are an assortment that keeps giving and giving... Chelsea Devantez, John Hartman, Mike Kosinski, Tawny Newsome, Emily Walker and Steve Waltien and a funny group. as they spoof the Nigerian e-mail scams, blind dates, musical orgies, advertising meetings and a whole [Read More]


Magic on Glenwood- That is what you will find in attending Theo Ubique's wonderful production of one of my favorite love stories," Passion" will make you feel. Under the slick direction of FredAnzevino with solid musical direction by Kory Danielson, you are in for a special evening of love and [Read More]

” Ain’t Misbehavin’ “

Conceived by Murry Horwitz and Richard Maltby,Jr., this is a musical romp celebrating the music of one Thomas "Fats" Waller and others during what is termed the "Harlem Renaissance" The time is 1944 and we ( the audience) are the guests at an after hours party in a basement in Harlem. The [Read More]


“Corea and Fleck, in concert” reviewed by Michael Horn

The full house at the magnificent Auditorium anxiously awaited the start of the concert and hushed when the two giants began with “Senorita” from the Enchantment Album. This piece showed why Chick and Bela love to play together as the punchy notes of Bela’s banjo [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]

“Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier”

There are 170,000 square feet of rides and other attractions, as well as places to grab a snack or you and yours can even decorate your own sugar cookie ( they never seem to make it home, so I suggest making an extra for the trip home). There is indoor skating, a carousel, inflatable slides, a [Read More]

“Motown” visits Chicago for the Holidays-Mary Wilson’s Holiday Spectacular!

Both Mary Wilson and the Four Tops have continued to delight audiences for decades and to see them join together on one stage and showcase their incredible talent will be a holiday treat for all.” [Read More]