Tuesday September 2nd 2014

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“Disney On Ice” is back

“Disney On Ice” is back

Get ready Chicagoland! As the summer draws to an end and the kids go back to school, our minds turn to the wonderful summer we had and the joy of knowing that Feld Entertainment will soon bring " Disney on Ice" back to us. This year's production is "Treasure Trove" and is [Read More]

“Flamenco Passion”-Ensemble Espanol

“Flamenco Passion”-Ensemble Espanol

This festival, for Summer 2012 began with their partner, Northeastern University on the north side where guest artists from Spain led classes in Folkloric,Classical and Flamenco styles of dance. Some of these artists are children of legends in the art, Carmela Greco ( [Read More]

“Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon”

“Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon”

Summer fun has begun at Navy Pier! Once again, “Cirque Shanghai” is appearing at “Pepsi” Skyline stage at Navy Pier and will continue to do so for the entire summer ( through September 3rd). Over the years, I have marveled at the improvement in [Read More]

Meet Super Grover

Meet Super Grover

When I asked Carlos, who has been a part of The Sesame Street Live family for 6 seasons, what it was like to perform as a character that is loved by children of all ethnic backgrounds, his answer was a simple- wonderful! "To make children happy while at the same time teach [Read More]

“Elmo’s Super Heroes” is coming to town!

“Elmo’s Super Heroes” is coming to town!

As always, Sesame Street Live! is designed to bring the family together for an entertainment experience that will last for many years. Popular songs ( revised to fit the story) such as "Old Macdonald", "Splish Splash", "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" and "Sunny Days" will be [Read More]

“Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” revisited by Adam and David

“Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” revisited by Adam and David

When Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire opened their current production of "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", I could not fit it into Adam's busy schedule ( ah, the life of a 7 year old) and so I took my grand-niece and her friend and added some of what they had [Read More]

“Welcome Back! Santa’s Village”

“Welcome Back! Santa’s Village”

Those were great memories! Ones that we have been able to tell the kids about, but not shared. Well, guess what? Santas Village has new owners and an even newer spirit of bringing the family back to just having a fun experience as a family. It is three parks in one! Now [Read More]

The American Girl Experience by Jane Bresloff

The American Girl Experience    by Jane Bresloff

Little girls, all over the world dream of the day when they will be of age to have their own American Girl doll. For our granddaughters, the age we felt comfortable with is five and recently, we visited The American Girl in New York to celebrate Zoe’s fifth brithday. [Read More]

Celebrate Food!

Celebrate Food!

Standard Market, Chicago is a 33,000 specialty food store, a chef driven market that will become a destination market for families in the Greater Chicago Area. At the heard of the market is The Standard Grill, a sophisticated casual dining area that showcases, fresh dining [Read More]

News at The Venue ( Horseshoe in Hammond)

News at The Venue ( Horseshoe in Hammond)

Many of us forget that we have a "little bit of Vegas" right in our own back yard. The fabulous VENUE located at The Horseshoe Casino in nearby Hammond ( just over the state line) offers us a myriad of shows- shows for every taste. [Read More]

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I was a bit thrown as to why these ladies both wanted this man. He is nothing special. he has nothing special to offer. [Read More]

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

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2014 Jeff Nominations

2014 Jeff Nominations

They are in ! The nominations for the Equity theaters of the Greater Chicago Area.There are 179 nominations in 35 [Read More]

“Some Men” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

“Some Men” reviewed by Lawrence Riordan

fortunately, superb direction by David Zak and Derick Van Barham, as well excellent acting bring by the entire cast, [Read More]

” On The Town”

” On The Town”

Directed by the always energetic David H. Bell with Choreography by Alex Sanchez, this is an incredible production that [Read More]

“The Most Ado: a party play”

“The Most Ado: a party play”

This is an extreme adaptation of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" by Mikey Laird that played at The Den Theatre [Read More]