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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]

“Disney on Ice” Let’s Celebrate

“Disney on Ice”  Let’s Celebrate

Sarah was impressed by the "Toy Story" characters, but the New Orleans "trip" and then off to China, were highlights for her. Rebecca, who loves Mickey and Minnie thought the Princesses were the 'specialist" part of the show. [Read More]

“Winter Wonderfest” a child’s view by Adam Shaw

“Winter Wonderfest”  a child’s view  by Adam Shaw

This was my 6th year of going to Winter Wonderfest and by far the best . If you miss out on this year, please make sure that you do not miss next year when it comes back again. I am sure it will be even bigger and better. To see what is happening, check out www.navypier.com [Read More]

“Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier”

“Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier”

There are 170,000 square feet of rides and other attractions, as well as places to grab a snack or you and yours can even decorate your own sugar cookie ( they never seem to make it home, so I suggest making an extra for the trip home). There is indoor skating, a carousel, [Read More]

“Mary Wilson Holiday Spectacular”

“Mary Wilson Holiday Spectacular”

Was this a nice evening of entertainment? Yes! Could it have been more exceptional? You bet. They got all glitzy with lights which ended up in the eyes of the audience members and the stage lighting was very dark making it hard to see the faces of the performers- these were [Read More]

“Motown” visits Chicago for the Holidays-Mary Wilson’s Holiday Spectacular!

“Motown” visits Chicago for the Holidays-Mary Wilson’s Holiday Spectacular!

Both Mary Wilson and the Four Tops have continued to delight audiences for decades and to see them join together on one stage and showcase their incredible talent will be a holiday treat for all.” [Read More]

VIP Tailgating- makes even a loss “Bear-able” by Jeff Ryan

VIP Tailgating- makes even a loss “Bear-able”     by Jeff Ryan

Attending a Bears game at home is always a treat and tailgating is a part of football. There is something very new that is now available in the way of “tailgating”- it is  the E3VIP Tailgating Party- a dream come true for those who enjoy a party before a game [Read More]

“Built To Amaze” the circus comes to town , by Kayla Romero

“Built To Amaze” the circus comes to town , by Kayla Romero

It is an annual event in Chicago, at this time of year, for the Feld Entertainment Company to bring into our area, The Greatest Show On Earth- also known as the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circu. Since this is true “family entertainment”, I enjoy [Read More]

45th Annual Jeff Awards

45th Annual Jeff Awards

Last night, at Drury Lane Oakbrook, we saw a marvelous show. Not a theatrical production, but the award ceremony for the theater year of 2013-Equity. The Chicago theater community turns out for this annual event which has all the feeling of the “Oscars” or any [Read More]

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“Trust us /Screw You” review by Lawrence Riordan

“Trust us /Screw You” review by Lawrence Riordan

usually in a theatre, we know we are watching a performance—although during this play, the distinction between what [Read More]

” The Magic Parlour”  (with notes by Adam Shaw)

” The Magic Parlour” (with notes by Adam Shaw)

To quote Adam, "As I expected, it was a great show. The magic was unreal and only five feet in front of us. To make it [Read More]

“The Little Foxes”

“The Little Foxes”

These are selfish people, all only interested in their personal gains and the riches they can get from the sweat of [Read More]

“The Book of Mormon” review by Lawrence Riordan

“The Book of Mormon” review by Lawrence Riordan

The professionalism and artistry which the director and actors brought to this production was illustrated on opening [Read More]

“Our New Girl” review by Lawrence Riordan

“Our New Girl” review by Lawrence Riordan

He could be a morose child who delights in the macabre, as many kind people of all ages are, or his interest could [Read More]

” INANA “

” INANA “

There are a number of twists and turns in this sort of convoluted story about a man who may or may not be responsible [Read More]

Ravinia 2015

Ravinia 2015

As the weather begins to warm, the trees begin to flower and kids start talking about Summer vacation, our minds begin [Read More]