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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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“Cosi Fan Tutte” review by Jacob Davis

“Cosi Fan Tutte” review by Jacob Davis

★★★★★ Sublime music mismatched with fluffy subject matter—that’s the long-standing criticism of Wolfgang [Read More]

“The Wolves”

“The Wolves”

As someone who has spent many years around soccer, in particular, girl’s/women’s soccer, watching the [Read More]

“Southern Gothic”

“Southern Gothic”

★★★★★Let me preface my review of the latest production at Windy City Playhouse, by explaining that it is not [Read More]

“Surely Goodness and Mercy”

“Surely Goodness and Mercy”

Highly Recommended **** One of my favorite “storefront” theaters is Redtwist, a PURE storefront on Bryn [Read More]

“Breach”

“Breach”

The actual title of the play now onstage at The Victory Gardens Theater is “Breach: a manifesto on race in [Read More]

“Love Never Dies”

“Love Never Dies”

Recommended *** Chicago was the place for a special theatrical presentation tonight. In particular, the Cadillac Palace [Read More]

“A Moon For The Misbegotten”

“A Moon For The Misbegotten”

Doing the work of a master playwright  such as Eugene O’Neill, is not for every theater. In fact, until Writers [Read More]