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Ravinia- 2014

Ravinia- 2014

As I have said over the years, Ravinia brings to its grounds and stages something for everyone, no matter your age, your ethnicity, your taste in music, you will find something during their season that will appeal to your liking and they will make sure that you have an [Read More]

“Committee of Two”

“Committee of Two”

I was just made aware of a theater/venue on the Northshore that I was unaware of-  The Oil Lamp Theater located in Glenview, where plays, concerts and Cabaret is presented on a regular basis. Coming very soon is a new musical that deals with two aging Ingenues who are [Read More]

A Day at The Castle

A Day at The Castle

Highly Recommended***** As we near the end of winter ( supposedly) and the end of ‘indoor activities”, I am very thankful that while in Lombard, I came to find a building called The Enchanted Castle. What an amazing entertainment center. It is called a [Read More]

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

the wonderful puppetry by the performers previously mentioned. Sarah and Rebecca were caught up in the flavor of the stories told. Rebecca, who recently turned 4, was very familiar with the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and her favorite part of the book became her very [Read More]

“Corea and Fleck, in concert” reviewed by Michael Horn

“Corea and Fleck, in concert”  reviewed by Michael Horn

The full house at the magnificent Auditorium anxiously awaited the start of the concert and hushed when the two giants began with “Senorita” from the Enchantment Album. This piece showed why Chick and Bela love to play together as the punchy notes of Bela’s banjo [Read More]

A New STAR arrives in the Nortwest “burbs’

A New STAR arrives in the Nortwest “burbs’

They also have some goodies like cup-cakes that are scrumptiosly delicious. The popcorn arrived as the movie began, warm, salted just right and I could tell that this was not popcorn that had been tossed from a plastic bag into a warmer, but popcorn that had been kernels [Read More]

Disney Junior Live on Tour!

Disney Junior Live on Tour!

If you love theater, Disney Live! truly works to bring live entertainment to the kids at a ripe age. Once they experience live theater, they will want to see even more and since these are characters they know and have seen, watching them become large as life truly makes [Read More]

“Tavern on 60″, a new and delightful spot

“Tavern on 60″, a new and delightful spot

We also had to try another very special item on their sandwich menu, Lobster Grilled Cheese, a 4oz Lobster tail tossed with Panko breadcrumbs, pan sautéed, nestled between grilled Texas toast with a special remoulade sauce- this was the last item that we partook in and was [Read More]

Peter Oyloe in Concert

Peter Oyloe in Concert

Peter, who is a guitarist, a singer and composer in addition to his marvelous acting skills has a sound that you will certainly enjoy and appreciate. A blend of traditional folk and contemporary American that is lyrical and reflective. Joining Peter will be Marc Walloch on [Read More]

Bernadette Peters- “Valentine’s Day in Concert”

Bernadette Peters- “Valentine’s Day in Concert”

what a special night for this concert to take place- Valentine's day. A day associated with love, so be prepared for some marvelous love songs, in sme cases, as you have never heard them sung before. So, pick up your phone and call 847-263-6300 to purchase your tickets [Read More]

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“Moby Dick” review by Carole Moore

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Ross Lehman, who is much more laid back than usual gets to spread his wings in the second act with his rant about the [Read More]

“The Who and the What” reviewed by Carole Moore

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