Friday March 24th 2017

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“Tween Stars Live!” coming to The Patio.

“Tween Stars Live!” coming to The Patio.

This is not a show that really is about the characters they play, but instead a chance for young viewers to watch them and interact with them as they do 90 minutes of sketch comedy, Q & A and some musical numbers along with trivia. [Read More]

“KSRA”

“KSRA”

but once in the bar, which in reality is several bars and alcoves with seating, you can relax, enjoy a drink and as it turns out hear some music. What we witnessed was a young lady called KSRA, a singer who has the uniqueness of adding voices to her music so that it appears [Read More]

“Tell Me What You Remember”

“Tell Me What You Remember”

This play filled with snippets of life takes us to places where many of us might see things that will spark memories of our lives and one of the beautiful parts of this sterling production is the audience being able to take part in a discussion after the play as well as [Read More]

Here it comes- “The Greatest Show On Earth”

Here it comes- “The Greatest Show On Earth”

The annual visit from the circus is coming soon. Get your family ready! It gets bigger and better every year! [Read More]

46th Annual Jeff Awards-Equity

46th Annual Jeff Awards-Equity

In a year of enormous loss to the theatre community, the ceremony featured a moving photographic memorial that honored 24 theatre professionals and was underscored by the cast of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” from Theatre at the Center. They were strong in [Read More]

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 categories for Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014. In the Large Theatre category, Goodman Theatre’s [Read More]

Congrats to Jessie Mueller

Congrats to Jessie Mueller

From all  of us here at “aroundthetownchicago.com” and the thousands of Chicago area theater patrons who have watched the Mueller family on our stages, a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to Jessie for her Tony Award as Best Actress in a musical !Now, all we can hope is [Read More]

“Frozen” comes to Chicago/Rosemont

“Frozen” comes to Chicago/Rosemont

The story will be the same, the music as well, but we will now witness these sisters, Anna and Elsa, "LIVE" as they bring the story to the ice aarena. The Feld Company, who has been bringing these Disney on Ice shows to Chicago for for over 30 years is proud to have the [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]

“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]

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“Upright Grand”

“Upright Grand”

Highly Recommended ***** There are a great number of theater-lovers who are unaware of a special little treasure on the [Read More]

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

“Circus 1903” The Golden Age of Circus

Recommended ***  The “Greatest Show on Earth” is supposedly gone! Barnum and Bailey will no longer come to [Read More]

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” reviewed by Jacob Davis

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (pronounced ooey) may be the last historical play you ever want to see become relevant [Read More]

“Destiny of Desire”

“Destiny of Desire”

Anyone who has ever watched ( or perhaps become addicted to) television “Soap Operas” is aware that they [Read More]

“The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden”

“The People’s Republic of Edward Snowden”

Highly Recommended **** In our crazy political world, with all we read and hear about Russia on a daily basis, watching [Read More]

“The Hard Problem” reviewed by Michael Horn

“The Hard Problem” reviewed by Michael Horn

Highly Recommended **** What is consciousness?  What is thought? What is it that defines us and separates us from the [Read More]

Bernie Yvon Memorial Fund- a tribute to a wonderful person.

Bernie Yvon Memorial Fund- a tribute to a wonderful person.

About Bernie G. Yvon (1964-2014) Bernie was raised in Old Town, Maine and after graduation from Northwestern University [Read More]