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“Norma” review by Jacob Davis

“Norma” review by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended **** Even among great fans of the opera, it’s relatively rare to hear live evidence of an audience having been impacted emotionally by the story (as opposed to whistling at a singer’s technique). Before Kevin Newbury’s new-to-Chicago production of [Read More]

“The Assembled Parties”

“The Assembled Parties”

Somewhat recommended ** Over the years, I have enjoyed the productions at Raven Theatre. I anticipated tonight’s Midwest premiere of Richard Greenberg’s “The Assembled Parties” as I have found his work to be stimulating and thought- provoking [Read More]

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Whatever became of “the Fatman” in Lake Bluff? Want to bet?

Whatever became of “the Fatman” in Lake Bluff? Want to bet?

Recommended *** Driving to Lamb’s Farm in Libertyville or just to the “toll-Road”, or for you Harley [Read More]

“Moby Dick”  2017

“Moby Dick” 2017

There are times that theater is more than just a production, it is an experience! The Lookingglass Theatre production [Read More]

“The King and I “

“The King and I “

Highly Recommended **** I guess I should preface my review by saying that I LOVE “The King and I”! It has [Read More]

“Santa’s Village 2017”

“Santa’s Village 2017”

Still Highly Recommended ***** I have been taking my kids and then grandkids to Santa’s Village in East Dundee [Read More]

“The Golden Girls-The Lost Episodes”

“The Golden Girls-The Lost Episodes”

I know that David Cerda just won a special Jeff Award for the brilliance he has brought to the stage through his Hell [Read More]

“Pass Over”

“Pass Over”

Another World Premiere in Chicago! Wow! It’s about time that the world recognized that Chicago is indeed THE [Read More]

“Bright Half Life”

“Bright Half Life”

As we become more aware as citizens of the complexities in our lives, playwrights continue to explore themes that in [Read More]