Thursday June 30th 2016

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Chicago hits New York again with “A Twist of Water”

Chicago hits New York again with “A Twist of Water”

Congrats to Route 66 Theatre Company- making a splash in New York with its remount of "A Twist of water" [Read More]

“Tis the season- at Navy Pier”

“Tis the season- at Navy Pier”

For those who have never experienced this delightful world of fantasy for the family, Winter Wonderfest is a 170,000 square foot holiday indoor amusement park, with indoor ice skating, inflatable slides ( some really great family fun) rides ( for young , old and young at [Read More]

The 44th Annual Jeff Awards Equity

The 44th Annual Jeff Awards   Equity

Chicago is a "theater city"! No matter what those people out East think, there is none better than the Chicago theater performers, production people and those who make the theater very special- audiences who appreciate the work done by those who devote their lives to the [Read More]

The 2012 Non-Equity Jeff Awards

The 2012 Non-Equity Jeff Awards

June 4, 2012 - Chicago, IL. At the Non-Equity Jeff Awards held at Park West on Monday, June 4, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre took most awards with 6 honors for their jewel box production of “A Light in the Piazza” including Production-Musical, Director-Musical for Fred [Read More]

“Starball:A Dreamy Musical Astronomy Show” returns

“Starball:A Dreamy Musical Astronomy Show” returns

This presentation was designed to be performed for a planetarium, combining theater,improvisation, original music cosmological inquiries and the exploration of human consciousness into a performance that will challenge its audience to deepen their understanding of the [Read More]

“Smash” Broadway comes to TV

“Smash” Broadway comes to TV

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED  Being a theater lover, it was most inspiring to be able to view the “pilot” episode of NBC’s new arrival “SMASH” which will air on Mondays at 9 p.m. Central on NBC starting on February  6th ( after “The [Read More]

“Disney on Ice” for 2012

“Disney on Ice” for 2012

There is nothing like the magic of Disney! Not just for the kids, but for parents and grandparents as well. "Disney on Ice" is always special, and this season, Disney, with Feld Entertainment, will present "Dare To Dream" featuring the princess characters that are beloved [Read More]

“Wonderfest at Navy Pier”- follow/up

“Wonderfest at Navy Pier”- follow/up

As they entered the magic doorways filled with lights and Christmas Trees and decorations from around the world. The are is 17,000 square feet of pure heaven with giant slides ( inflatables) a Ferris Wheel, the Winter Wind Glider, Climbing Walls, an Ice Trail Ropes Course [Read More]

Great Russian Nutcracker comes to Rosemont

Great Russian Nutcracker comes to Rosemont

the day that you and your family can attend the thrilling, lavish performance of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at The Rosemont Theatre. Set to Tchaikovsky's famous score, what you will witness is amazing dance, wonderful, larger than life puppetry, and sets that [Read More]

43rd Annual Jeff Awards- Equity

43rd Annual Jeff Awards- Equity

What a year! Theater productions were opening on a regular basis, and most of the houses were near to sold out. This may be a sign that the economy is turning or just that people need diversion more than ever, but as a lover of live theater, it sure makes me feel good to [Read More]

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“Man Of La Mancha”

“Man Of La Mancha”

Highly Recommended ***** One of my all-time favorite musicals, “Man Of La Mancha” with a book by Dale [Read More]

“This”  Reviewed by Carol Moore

“This” Reviewed by Carol Moore

Recommended ****  The first time I saw “This” (it was Theater Wit first production back in 2011), I wrote that it [Read More]

“Work In Progress” reviewed by Sean Kugler

“Work In Progress” reviewed by Sean Kugler

Highly Recommended **** It didn’t take long to realize why Abby McEnany is considered to be a very unique performer [Read More]

A NEW “IN” Spot in the city

A NEW “IN” Spot in the city

Highly Recommended **** Not being a part of the  “scene”, and having moved to the suburbs, we do not get [Read More]

The 60’s at Ravinia with The Commodores opening for Patti LaBelle- rocking night in Highland Park

The 60’s at Ravinia with The Commodores opening for Patti LaBelle- rocking night in Highland Park

Not only was the weather as near perfect as one would want in Ravinia tonight, but the performances we witnessed were a [Read More]

“Hamilton” Tickets

“Hamilton” Tickets

Tuesday, the 21st has come and gone, bringing a lot of busy computers and telephone lines as Chicago theater lovers [Read More]

“Northanger Abbey” reviewed by Carol Moore

“Northanger Abbey” reviewed by Carol Moore

 Highly Recommended *****  If you’ve never been to Lifeline Theatre, you’re missing something really special.  [Read More]