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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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“Feast”   2015

“Feast” 2015

Recommended *** In 2010, The Goodman Theatre hosted Latino Fest. One of  the performances in this festival was done by [Read More]

“Play It Again, Marvin!” a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Ravinia

“Play It Again, Marvin!” a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Ravinia

Ravinia is the perfect spot for a concert . The fabulous Pavilion with near perfect sound allows the audience within to [Read More]

” Blue Man Group”- 2015 w/ comments by Adam and Sarah Shaw

” Blue Man Group”- 2015 w/ comments by Adam and Sarah Shaw

Highly Recommended ***** It has been many (very many) years since I have been back to The Briar Street Theatre for the [Read More]

“Take Me Back” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

“Take Me Back” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

Recommended *** Directed by Will Crouse, much the play’s content in Emily Schwend’s “Take Me Back,” rather like [Read More]

“Whatever” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

“Whatever” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

Editor's note: When you attend theater, one can learn a great deal. One thing learned is that we all see with different [Read More]

“Bard Fiction” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

“Bard Fiction” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

While the play’s comes off as straight-up camp, one can’t help but detect a little more than a hint of biting [Read More]

“Loving Repeating”

“Loving Repeating”

Kokandy Productions, one of the newer theater companies in town just keeps rolling along with stylish productions. [Read More]