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The 3 Divas-a special Valentine’s Day

The 3 Divas-a special Valentine’s Day

"The 3 Divas", Susie McMonagle,Heidi Kettenring and Christine Sherrill, all familiar faces ( and voices) in the greater Chicagoland theater scene, on stage, for one night only. They will explore the romantic side of the American Songbook. This will be a showcase for their [Read More]

“American Idiot”

“American Idiot”

My generation is not up on the music of Green Day, but in discussing the show with my daughter, she immediately told me that this is "great music" with meaning! The younger members of the audience tonight knew the music and the words and in thinking about the over-all [Read More]

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“Welcome to America” review by Lawrence Riordan

“Welcome to America” review by Lawrence Riordan

t’s a great and realistic performance, so much so that I regretted it was only 50 minutes, but it’s heavy stuff and [Read More]

“Strandline”

“Strandline”

But it is the entire cast of women who truly bring these words to us in a way that allows us to hear clearly (despite [Read More]

“The Hundred Flowers Project” review by Lawrence Riordan

“The Hundred Flowers Project” review by Lawrence Riordan

(There is some highly symbolic and stylized but affecting violence, reminiscent of video footage of any number of [Read More]

“Titanic”

“Titanic”

While the music is nothing to write home about, it has moments that will hold you and certainly keep you into the [Read More]

“The Lieutenant of Inishmore”

“The Lieutenant of Inishmore”

In fact, it is hard to believe that the tickets for this production are a mere $20 ( only $10 for seniors and students) [Read More]

“Pseudo-Chum” by Lawrence Riordan

“Pseudo-Chum” by Lawrence Riordan

This is one of those rare circumstances where the writers' constant presence in the production add to, rather then [Read More]

“Amazing Grace”

“Amazing Grace”

The voices of each cast memebr is sheer perfection. Every actor is unique and as I said earlier, the story is easy to [Read More]