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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]

The Greatest Show on Earth is coming back

The Greatest Show on Earth is coming back

I have always loved the magic of the circus and the clowns and trainers of animals as well as the athletic ability of the high wire acts. As a kid, I longed for the day when they came to town as it made no difference where you grew up, how much your parents earned, where [Read More]

Halloween is almost here

Halloween is almost here

Unlike the short term "instant costume" shops, Fantasy Costume HDQ is always here and always replenishing stock and new ideas. They make it easier to find what it is you want, when you want it, and guess what for the last days before Halloween, they NEVER CLOSE! There is [Read More]

Chicago Live! another season

Chicago Live! another season

The experience is one that brings you closer to the city and the people who make our city special. All this for a mere $25. After the show, you can meet and mingle with the cast making the experience even more memorable and then on Saturday night, you can tune in and hear [Read More]

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“The Seagull” reviewed by Emily Johnson

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“Tug Of War:Foreign Fire” review by Carol Moore

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 Highly Recommended **** “Tug of War: Foreign Fire” is such a huge production it’s hard to know where to start [Read More]

Shakespeare In The Park- summer of 2016

Shakespeare In The Park- summer of 2016

          Chicago Shakespeare leadership and artists joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to [Read More]

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“One Man, Two Guvnors” review by Carol Moore

Recommended *** Do you remember that scene in “Bull Durham” where Kevin Costner’s character told the rookie to [Read More]

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