Wednesday May 4th 2016

‘Articles’ Archives

Before you begin YOUR diet

Before you begin YOUR diet

one must dedicate themselves to the program that they are now getting into. One cannot start a diet on Monday and work on it until Friday and then sway because of the week-end. This is also true of holidays, and we all know that the "Holiday Season" is by far the worst. [Read More]

To lose or not to lose..and when?

To lose or not to lose..and when?

It used to be seasonal. Weight loss…diets! Summer would be coming and women would start thinking short shorts and bikinis, so it would be time to start planning on the “summer diets”. But the seasons have changed and where winter and the Holidays are also [Read More]

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

Where do all the actors come from!” Check out “Cabaret”

In this production, which sparkled from start to finish, our Emcee/Master of Ceremonies ( the incredible Andy Cohen, who uses his body and face better than most) holds our attention in every numbers he does, even one in drag and our leading lady, Sally Bowles, Remember this [Read More]

“The Art Of Falling”

“The Art Of Falling”

In several scenes, the dancers are projected on a large screen so that they appear to be floating in air, although those who can see the stage can see the dancers are on the floor. This is the magic of the electronic world, but even mor exciting is the ability of these [Read More]

“Stories in Motion”- reviewed by Ellie Wise

“Stories in Motion”- reviewed by Ellie Wise

Stories in Motion consisted of three different stories: Prodigal Son, Lilac Garden and RAkU. They were all very good, but I think RAkU was the best out of the three. [Read More]

Remembering Bernie Yvon by Joe Stead

Remembering Bernie Yvon   by Joe Stead

When Bernie was on stage you never saw the work, only the joy. That joy, love and humor extended to real life too. Bernie’s love of animals, children and his partner Matt Raftery were fervent and abundant. [Read More]

“Princesses & Heroes” Disney on Ice reviewed by Maya Bouchend “homme”

“Princesses & Heroes”  Disney on Ice  reviewed by Maya Bouchend “homme”

"The costumes were realistic. Flounder was adorable. I liked the costume of the camel in Aladdin's marketplace (I think there was two guys in there). In Ariel's part, I really liked the eels and Ursula. The "Under the Sea" number was very colorful with all the people [Read More]

“Oh, What a Night!-What a Season” BIC 2014/2015

“Oh, What a Night!-What a Season” BIC 2014/2015

The other night ( Monday,August 16th), Broadway In Chicago presented its annual concert- “Summer Concert” at Millenium Park with The City Of Chicago and its park district as well as the Department of Cultural Affairs> The weather was ideal. Not hot! Not [Read More]

Another visit to Santas Village- by the Shaw and Ingber kids

Another visit to Santas Village- by the Shaw and Ingber kids

It is hard to believe, but Santa's Village ( now called Santa's Village Azoosment Park) in East Dundee, is now celebrating its 55th season. WOW!. Over the years, this quaint little park, far away from the "maddening crowd" of the big city, grew and gained popularity. I [Read More]

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

Is Barter the NEW way to do business?

bar·ter ˈbärtər/ verb verb: barter; 3rd person present: barters; past tense: bartered; past participle: bartered; gerund or present participle: bartering 1. exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money. “he often bartered a meal for [Read More]

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“Once in a Lifetime”

“Once in a Lifetime”

Recommended *** Strawdog Theatre Company will be closing its doors on N. Broadway (at Sheridan) very soon. They will [Read More]

Havana meets Puerto Rico- Division Street has a new eatery!

Havana meets Puerto Rico- Division Street has a new eatery!

Our world has changed. Cuba is now a destination for travelers and Cubans can visit their “homeland” again [Read More]

“The King and I”

“The King and I”

Highly Recommended ***** In the summer of 1961 I was hired at Herb Rodger’s Music Theater in Highland Park as a [Read More]

“The Lion In Winter” review by Lawrence Riordan

“The Lion In Winter” review by Lawrence Riordan

Highly Recommended ***** Despite seeing the superb cast listed on the press release, I was skeptical of Promethean [Read More]

Arlington Toyota Hosts a FREE Bike Clinic

Arlington Toyota Hosts a FREE Bike Clinic

What’s There to do at The Spring Community Bicycle Clinic? Featured guests at the spring community bicycle clinic [Read More]

“A Red Line Runs Through It”

“A Red Line Runs Through It”

Highly Recommended **** The numbers keep adding up. Second City E.T.C. is already on Revue number 40. Yes, this small [Read More]

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum”

“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum”

Recommended *** Citadel Theatre has taken on some heavy work this year, bringing large- scale musicals to their tiny [Read More]