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“Las Hermanas Padilla”

“Las Hermanas Padilla”

There are some fine performances in this 90 minute production ( no intermission) and the projections(Liviu Pasare), Lighting ( Michael C. Smith) and sound ( Christopher Kriz) all make the effects and moods a part of the show [Read More]

News at The Venue ( Horseshoe in Hammond)

News at The Venue ( Horseshoe in Hammond)

Many of us forget that we have a "little bit of Vegas" right in our own back yard. The fabulous VENUE located at The Horseshoe Casino in nearby Hammond ( just over the state line) offers us a myriad of shows- shows for every taste. [Read More]

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“The Story of the Marvelettes”

“The Story of the Marvelettes”

This is a wonderful look at some history and it is done with some powerful flashbacks as two of the "Marvelettes" are [Read More]

“Merry Wives of Windsor” reviewed by Michael Horn

“Merry Wives of Windsor” reviewed by Michael Horn

Director Nick Sandys has balanced this production with the right amount of physical gags and jokes to establish a tone [Read More]

“The Qualms”

“The Qualms”

The evening ahead is a "party" of sorts, where as the evening progresses, couples will join with others in what they [Read More]

“Othello”

“Othello”

The Gift Theatre, that lovely little space in Jefferson Park has been around for over a dozen years, bringing us [Read More]

“Broadway at Ravinia” by Michael Horn

“Broadway at Ravinia” by Michael Horn

This was a wonderful evening of music at the best outdoor venue in America on a magnificent summer evening. It [Read More]

“The Beverly Hillbillies, the Musical”

“The Beverly Hillbillies, the Musical”

The music is nothing to hum on the way out the door, but it is fun to watch and hear and we all found ourselves [Read More]

“Seussical” the Musical at Navy Pier

“Seussical” the Musical at Navy Pier

This production, an energy packed 75 minutes (no intermission) is a joyful look at the famed stories that we all know [Read More]