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” Odysseo”

” Odysseo”

Recommended *** I don’t know what to call it! It’s too vibrant to be a circus! It’s too clever to be a Cirque Soliel show! It certainly is not a “Blue Man Group” ! And, to be honest, it is “not” theater!. It is Cavalia’s [Read More]

“Silent Sky” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“Silent Sky”  reviewed by Jacob Davis

Highly Recommended **** What will somebody sacrifice for the sake of an obsession? That’s the question at the core of Lauren Gunderson’s 2011 play Silent Sky, now making its Chicagoland premier at First Folio. Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868–1921) was a computer—a [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]