photographer, writer and creator

Reviews

Sunset Boulevard | Porchlight Music Theatre, October 19th, 2019

Sunset Boulevard | Porchlight Music Theatre, October 19th, 2019

3 out of 4 stars(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and is directed by Michael Weber. In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded, silent-screen goddess, Norma Desmond (Hollis Resnik), lives in a fantasy […]

“The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits” | Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, October 14, 2019

“The Galaxy’s Greatest Hits” | Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, October 14, 2019

4 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Ten words that defined a generation. In 1969 Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin took the first historic steps on the surface of […]

One Book, One Northwestern | Hidden Figures with Author Margot Lee Shetterly, October 17th, 2019

One Book, One Northwestern | Hidden Figures with Author Margot Lee Shetterly, October 17th, 2019

(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” visited the Northwestern University Chicago and Evanston […]

Jane Eyre | Joffrey Ballet, October 16, 2019

Jane Eyre | Joffrey Ballet, October 16, 2019

4 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) The Joffrey Ballet opens its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Cathy Marston’s enthralling adaptation of the classic novel, Jane Eyre, presented at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, in 10 […]

Improvised Jane Austen | iO Theater, October 15th, 2019

Improvised Jane Austen | iO Theater, October 15th, 2019

 4 out of 4 stars(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Improvised Jane Austen (IJA) celebrates their 1-year anniversary of performing their Reader Recommended and PerformINK’s critics choice improvised show at the renowned iO Improv Theater this month. To give you a bit of a background, in each show the audience […]

Invisible | Her Story Theater, October 10th, 2019

Invisible | Her Story Theater, October 10th, 2019

3 out of 4 stars (originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Now playing at Stage 773, Mary Bonnett‘s INVISIBLE directed Cecilie Keenan imagines a woman in a small Mississippi town in 1925 forced to reconcile her involvement in the rising national Women’s Ku Klux Klan […]

Sundown, Yellow Moon | Raven Theatre, October 7th, 2019

Sundown, Yellow Moon | Raven Theatre, October 7th, 2019

3 out of 4 stars (originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Raven Theatre is pleased to launch its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Rachel Bonds’ drama SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle with […]

A Man of Good Hope | Isango Ensemble, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, October 5th, 2019

A Man of Good Hope | Isango Ensemble, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, October 5th, 2019

4 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Among the metal rusting iron walls, xylophones, trashcans used as metal drums and stripped door frames encapsulate the bare bones of Africa. The music guiding the audience through a story of hope and endurance […]