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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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“The Opera comes to The Historic Pickwick Theatre”

These are poor artists, facing hardship each day, so in reality, although the story is about love and romance, it is [Read More]

“Top Girls” review by Lawrence Riordan

“Top Girls” review by Lawrence Riordan

Nothing I write can do justice to the depth, strength, and nuance with which each of these actresses tackles her role, [Read More]

“Rapture, Blister, Burn “

“Rapture, Blister, Burn “

The two main characters, Catherine (a powerful performance by Jennifer Coombs), an author and professor on the topic of [Read More]

Tween heaven for my grandkids

Tween heaven for my grandkids

The performers were delightful, posing with the kids in special ways and making them feel that they were just as [Read More]

“Spike Heels”

“Spike Heels”

and after getting to know this character, I doubt that she could ever have fallen in love with either of the men in [Read More]

“Red Bud”

“Red Bud”

This is their annual trip to "Red Bud", a championship Motocross Rave, somewhere in the rural countryside. While they [Read More]

“Spinning Into Butter” review by Lawrence Riordan

“Spinning Into Butter” review by Lawrence Riordan

focusing too much discourse ultimately interferes with human interaction, and shows that, at least in this play, that [Read More]