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“Romeo and Juliet” Short Shakespeare reviewed by Carol Moore

“Romeo and Juliet” Short Shakespeare reviewed by Carol Moore

 Highly Recommended **** Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s production of “Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet” was charming, engaging and oh, so sad.  I’m not embarrassed to say that at the end I had tears in my eyes.  With Shakespeare’s drama about teen angst, [Read More]

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Somewhat Recommended ** I have never felt that my age would interfere with my ideas about what I see and relate to you, my readers, but, in this case,  the winner of the 2014 Tony-Award for “best Revival of a Musical, :Hedwig and the Angry Inch” fell SHORT of [Read More]

“Flanagan’s Wake” reviewed by Carol Moore

“Flanagan’s Wake” reviewed by Carol Moore

Recommended *** If you’re looking for an evening of interactive improv with a theme, then “Flanagan’s Wake” is the show for you!   It’s a relaxed atmosphere at, with plenty of adult beverages available.   As is expected at an Irish wake, you’ll be saluting [Read More]

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“The Book of Will”

“The Book of Will”

Another Midwest premiere at Northlight! This one will have special meaning for the Shakespeare lovers out there. The [Read More]

“Crystal” Cirque Du Soleil

“Crystal” Cirque Du Soleil

While Cirque Du Soleil should be classified as “performance Art” as it is in fact, not a play, musical or [Read More]

“Lizzie”  reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

“Lizzie” reviewed by Jeffrey Leibham

Firebrand Theatre, with its inaugural production of “Lizzie,” has put an indelible stamp on the local [Read More]

“Escape to Margaritaville…the Musical”

“Escape to Margaritaville…the Musical”

Highly Recommended **** With the great success of Abba and their “Mama Mia”, it was obvious that taking a [Read More]

“Woman of the Year”  revisited

“Woman of the Year” revisited

Highly Recommended ***** I love the concept that Porchlight  Musical Theatre has developed. They call it Porchlight [Read More]

“The Belle of Amherst”  reviewed by Michael Horn

“The Belle of Amherst” reviewed by Michael Horn

  Highly Recommended  ***** The Court Theatre continues its 63rd season with “The Belle of Amherst” by William [Read More]

” Fade”

” Fade”

Attending Tanya  Saracho’s latest play, “Fade”, made me think of an old Woody Allen story. Seems [Read More]