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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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“Peter and the Starcatcher”

“Peter and the Starcatcher”

Recommended *** Over the past few years, I have been avoiding some of the productions at The Metropolis Performing Arts [Read More]

“An American in Paris ” A new musical

“An American in Paris ” A new musical

Musical theater is for many, the greatest form of entertainment! For others, it is the movies that they find exciting. [Read More]

“An Octoroon”

“An Octoroon”

Recommended *** Victory Gardens has added a new “resident Company” to its stable. The company is Definition [Read More]

“The God of Isaac”

“The God of Isaac”

“You don’t have to be Jewish”! That is the first thing I might say about James Sherman’s [Read More]

“Madagascar” at Chicago Shakespeare with notes from 9 year old Lily Kienzle

“Madagascar” at Chicago Shakespeare with notes from 9 year old Lily Kienzle

Highly Recommended ***** This is evidently the year of Dream Works as Chicago Shakespeare Theater follows the footsteps [Read More]

Cirque Du Soleil- Luzia ( a Waking Dream of Mexico)

Cirque Du Soleil- Luzia ( a Waking Dream of Mexico)

Recommended *** Since 1984, we have been exposed to the art form known as “Cirque Du Soleil” which brings [Read More]

“Little Fish” review by Carol Moore

“Little Fish” review by Carol Moore

Recommended *** In its essence, “Little Fish” is a story about a young woman’s struggle to quit smoking.  I [Read More]