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“Hoots” Hooters for the family

“Hoots” Hooters for the family

I have only been to Hooters once. It was with a group of guys who were in town and only wanted to taste the wings, while enjoying the view. I love a good “wing”. Years ago, my son worked at a place in Mundelein that was known for Buffalo Wings, and every night [Read More]

“Eugene Onegin” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Eugene Onegin”  reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended ***** There’s still the annual musical yet to go, but Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin is now playing at the Lyric Opera, and it’s the perfect conclusion to the 2016/2017 season. Unlike other shows this season, Tchaikovsky’s 1879 adaptation of [Read More]

“Jesus the Jew as told by His Brother James” reviewed by Carol Moore

“Jesus the Jew as told by His Brother James”  reviewed by Carol Moore

  Highly Recommended **** “JESUS THE JEW As Told By His Brother James” is an intelligent, thoughtful look at the legend of Jesus.  Considering that I grew up Catholic, I probably shouldn’t have been so intrigued by the content, but I heard things that I’ve [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]