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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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“Newsies” the Musical

“Newsies” the Musical

Highly Recommended **** They are back! Disney’s “Newsies”, the musical, based on the Disney film of the same [Read More]

“The Ben Hecht Show”

“The Ben Hecht Show”

Highly Recommended **** The Chicago theater world knows James Sherman as a playwright, but certainly not as the man on [Read More]

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut  reviewed by Jane Bresloff

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut reviewed by Jane Bresloff

One of “Motown”s defining singers, Ms Diana Ross, after all these years, appeared for the very first time, [Read More]

“Byhalia Mississippi”

“Byhalia Mississippi”

Recommended *** Steppenwolf has a new venue- it is called 1700 (because it is located at 1700 N. Halsted) and is an [Read More]

“Douglass”

“Douglass”

★★★★★The American Vicarious theater company is now presenting a World Premiere on stage two of Theater Wit. [Read More]

“New Dances”  Thodos Dance  Chicago- reviewed by Carol Moore

“New Dances” Thodos Dance Chicago- reviewed by Carol Moore

Thodos Dance Chicago’s 16th Annual “New Dances”, an exhilarating smorgasbord of contemporary dance performed on [Read More]

“The Portrait” Reviewed by Mark Levine

“The Portrait” Reviewed by Mark Levine

The Premise: A solo performance, presented at Lincoln Park’s Greenhouse Theater, centers on Austrian painter, Gustav [Read More]