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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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“Hank Williams: Lost Highway” remount

“Hank Williams: Lost Highway” remount

What makes this show very special is the cast that has been assembled to tell this story, almost concert style as we [Read More]

“The Importance of Being Earnest”

“The Importance of Being Earnest”

What we witness during these two acts (roughly 2 hours and 15 minutes with a 15 minute intermission), is the truth [Read More]

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

bar·ter ˈbärtər/ verb verb: barter; 3rd person present: barters; past tense: bartered; past participle: bartered; [Read More]

“Geezers”

“Geezers”

At the very start, we meet a young man, jack (a marvelous performance by Aaron Kirby,who is making his mark in our [Read More]

“Men Should Weep”

“Men Should Weep”

There are many set-backs and over the two plus hours of story-telling we know that these are strong people who despite [Read More]

“Principal Principle”

“Principal Principle”

We learn a great deal about the system and teachers in general, but in a way that is also entertainment. There are [Read More]

“Funny Old Broads” reviewed by Jane Bresloff

“Funny Old Broads” reviewed by Jane Bresloff

The songs ( many are paraphrased words to familiar melodies) as sung by Jan Slavin and Pam Peterson hit all the topics [Read More]