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Latino Theatre Festival at The Goodman Returns

Latino Theatre Festival at The Goodman Returns

In 2003, under the leadership of Henry Godinez and the Board, The Goodman has played host to the very popular Latino Theatre Festival, which allows the audiences of Chicago to witness works from theater companies and writers from Spain,Cuba,Brazil,Mexico and of course some [Read More]

The Ides of March on a POSITIVE NOTE!

The Ides of March on a POSITIVE NOTE!

a true delight to watch as they enter ( many in costumes) and anticipate seeing their beloved characters. Feld wants their audiences to walk away with lasting memories, singing and humming and of most importance, with a huge smile on their face and a warm feeling in their [Read More]

“The Heritage of Six Corners”

“The Heritage of Six Corners”

There is a great deal of history in this area of Portage Park- the Historic Portage Movie Theater, Fantasy Costumes, The number 1 Sears store, the old Klee Building that has been upgraded and made into housing. The history includes the bungalows of Portage Park, the [Read More]

Disney on Ice presents “”Rockin’ Ever After”

Disney on Ice presents “”Rockin’ Ever After”

In the old days, although the "Ice Capades" shows were entertaining, they were routine after routine for two long acts. The Feld Company working with Disney On Ice presents a show where we are hosted by our favorite characters, Micky, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Pluto ( and [Read More]

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]

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“The Ben Hecht Show”

“The Ben Hecht Show”

Highly Recommended **** The Chicago theater world knows James Sherman as a playwright, but certainly not as the man on [Read More]

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut  reviewed by Jane Bresloff

“Diana Ross”- Ravinia Debut reviewed by Jane Bresloff

One of “Motown”s defining singers, Ms Diana Ross, after all these years, appeared for the very first time, [Read More]

“Byhalia Mississippi”

“Byhalia Mississippi”

Recommended *** Steppenwolf has a new venue- it is called 1700 (because it is located at 1700 N. Halsted) and is an [Read More]

“Douglass”

“Douglass”

★★★★★The American Vicarious theater company is now presenting a World Premiere on stage two of Theater Wit. [Read More]

“New Dances”  Thodos Dance  Chicago- reviewed by Carol Moore

“New Dances” Thodos Dance Chicago- reviewed by Carol Moore

Thodos Dance Chicago’s 16th Annual “New Dances”, an exhilarating smorgasbord of contemporary dance performed on [Read More]

“The Portrait” Reviewed by Mark Levine

“The Portrait” Reviewed by Mark Levine

The Premise: A solo performance, presented at Lincoln Park’s Greenhouse Theater, centers on Austrian painter, Gustav [Read More]

“The Odd Couple”  Review By Carol Moore

“The Odd Couple” Review By Carol Moore

 Highly Recommended **** Theatre at the Center’s production of “The Odd Couple” is a laugh riot.  Even though [Read More]