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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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“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]

“Million Dollar Quartet”

“Million Dollar Quartet”

Highly Recommended ***** When I read that Paramount Theatre was planning to do “Million Dollar Quartet” as [Read More]