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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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“For the Love of (or, the Roller Derby Play)” reviewed by Carol Moore

“For the Love of (or, the Roller Derby Play)” reviewed by Carol Moore

  Highly Recommended **** Pride Films and Plays has done themselves proud – I know, I just couldn’t resist – [Read More]

“Born Yesterday”

“Born Yesterday”

★★★★★ Brilliant! That would be my definition if someone were to ask me to describe the current Remy Bumppo [Read More]

“Merrily We Roll Along” comes to Palatine

“Merrily We Roll Along” comes to Palatine

LZP Productions presents the rare Sondheim musical Merrily We Roll Along to the Cutting Hall Theater April 1st through [Read More]

“By the Water”

“By the Water”

Highly Recommended **** If one has never been involved with a natural disaster, one can only imagine what goes through [Read More]

“Upright Grand”

“Upright Grand”

Highly Recommended ***** There are a great number of theater-lovers who are unaware of a special little treasure on the [Read More]

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

Recommended ***  The “Greatest Show on Earth” is supposedly gone! Barnum and Bailey will no longer come to [Read More]

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (pronounced ooey) may be the last historical play you ever want to see become relevant [Read More]