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“Angels On Your Pillow” REVIEW

“Angels On Your Pillow”  REVIEW

About a month ago (late last year) I learned that an associate of mine, Karen Lee Kelly, had written a children’s book. As my readers know, being a proud grandparent and wanting the kids to be into everything, I have reviewed some children’s books in the past, [Read More]

“The Bodyguard Musical”

“The Bodyguard Musical”

Recommended *** Are we reviewers or critics? What exactly is it that we should be doing when we witness a play, and then tell others what they can expect to see? There are times it is confusing. Tonight, for example, we witnessed a great motion picture, “The [Read More]

“Captain Blood” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Captain Blood” reviewed by Jacob Davis

Recommended *** I confess that I had never heard of Captain Blood, a 1922 children’s novel by Rafael Sabatani adapted into a Warner Brothers film in 1935, until seeing the new stage adaptation at First Folio. However, its influence on subsequent escapist adventure [Read More]

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“The Legend of Georgia McBride”

“The Legend of Georgia McBride”

Highly Recommended ***** The Chicago theater scene has another Chicago Premiere that is something very special! The [Read More]

“Alias Grace”  review by Carol Moore

“Alias Grace” review by Carol Moore

 Recommended *** Everyone in my book club enjoyed the Rivendell Theatre production of “Alias Grace”, Jennifer [Read More]

“The Rembrandt”

“The Rembrandt”

Recommended ***  Have you ever thought about what might happen if you were to touch a museum work of art, just to see [Read More]

” A New Brain”

” A New Brain”

Highly Recommended ***** When asked how I come to rate a production, I try to explain that the beauty of a production [Read More]

“The 39 Steps” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“The 39 Steps” reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended ***** You don’t need to know Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film The 39 Steps to find Patrick [Read More]

“Five Guys Named Moe” reviewed by Michael Horn

“Five Guys Named Moe” reviewed by Michael Horn

The Court Theatre opens its 63rd season with “Five Guys named Moe”; a lively musical tribute to the hit songs of [Read More]

“Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

“Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

in 1884, Mark Twain wrote a novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, bringing the South and its [Read More]