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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 Lion King” review by Lawrence Riordan

“The Lion King” review by Lawrence Riordan

The story of Disney’s “Lion King” is so well known that it hardly bears summary. A young Lion, Prince Simba [Read More]

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

In this production, which sparkled from start to finish, our Emcee/Master of Ceremonies ( the incredible Andy Cohen, [Read More]

The Mousetrap” review by Michael Horn

The Mousetrap” review by Michael Horn

This production is entertaining and well structured. Director Jonathan Berry shows skill in managing the movement and [Read More]

“The American Revolution” review by Lawrence Riordan

“The American Revolution” review by Lawrence Riordan

However, these shortcomings are somewhat mitigated by the simple, flexible, and convincing period costumes (Alice [Read More]

“Camelot”

“Camelot”

as imagined by guest director/choreographer Alan Souza, the show is kept under three hours and while the talent he has [Read More]

“Barrel of Monkeys: Chicago’s Weird Grandma”  review by Lawrence Riordan

“Barrel of Monkeys: Chicago’s Weird Grandma” review by Lawrence Riordan

The stories are written by students at underserved Chicago Public Schools as part of the Barrel of Monkeys creative [Read More]

“Dancing Pros : Live!”

“Dancing Pros : Live!”

In this two hour plus "live" show, hosted by Alan Thicke, we get to watch five pairs of dancers compete for a trophy. [Read More]