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“Carmen” Reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Carmen”   Reviewed by Jacob Davis

 Each year from February to March, the Lyric Opera performs an extended run of a highly popular opera that is likely to serve as a good entry point for new fans, and Carmen is perhaps the work best suited for that slot. Georges Bizet’s 1875 masterpiece not only contains [Read More]

Deep in the Heart of Tuna” reviewed by Carol Moore

Deep in the Heart of Tuna” reviewed by Carol Moore

Somewhat recommended * *Apparently playwright Ed Howard ran out of ideas for his Tuna (the third smallest town in Texas) series, so for the 35th anniversary of the original, he took parts of “Greater Tuna”, and combined them with the second Tuna play, “A Tuna [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]