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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND | Cadillac Palace Theatre, January 18th, 2020

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND | Cadillac Palace Theatre, January 18th, 2020

4 out of 4 stars(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Take a tropical getaway this Chicago winter with the Tony-Award winning ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) through February 2, 2020. This limited two-week engagement tells the […]

Romeo & Juliet – The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa | Harris Theater, January 19th, 2020

Romeo & Juliet – The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa | Harris Theater, January 19th, 2020

3 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa made two stops in Chicagoland this month with 55 of Ukraine’s top performers to present “Romeo & Juliet” and “Swan Lake”. “Romeo & Juliet” was performed at the […]

The Light in the Piazza | Lyric Opera, December 19th, 2019

The Light in the Piazza | Lyric Opera, December 19th, 2019

3.5 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) If you are looking for a holiday get away to scenic Italy, look no further than the Lyric! Tony Award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza is here for al limited engagement and stars four-time Grammy Award […]

Twelfth Night | Midsommer Flight at Lincoln Park Conservatory, December 6th, 2019

Twelfth Night | Midsommer Flight at Lincoln Park Conservatory, December 6th, 2019

3.5 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Midsommer Flight’s 5th annual holiday production of Twelfth Night is a treat! Performing amid the flora and fauna of the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Dylan S. Roberts directs a new modern dress take on the […]

Q Brothers Christmas Carol | Chicago Shakespeare Theater, December 3rd, 2019

Q Brothers Christmas Carol | Chicago Shakespeare Theater, December 3rd, 2019

4 out of 4 stars (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Hilarious, festive and a down-right good time! Tis’ the season at Chicago Shakes with the return of the Q Brothers Christmas Carol in The Yard for a 80 minute hip-hop musical that is fully […]

FEATURE: "PAKALOLO SWEET"  SECOND INSTALLMENT OF II-EPSTEIN’S DRUG TRILOGY

FEATURE: "PAKALOLO SWEET" SECOND INSTALLMENT OF II-EPSTEIN’S DRUG TRILOGY

Hawaii known for it’s scenic beaches, lush forests and welcoming spirit also holds a troubled side like all communities do. Nothing Without a Company in association with Aloha Center Chicago presents the Chicago premiere of Pakalolo Sweet, written by Hannah Ii-Epstein this Fall under the direction by Rachel Slavick, with Lanialoha Lee as Cultural Specialist & […]

Preview: Chicago Celebrates Sondheim @ Auditorium Theater

Preview: Chicago Celebrates Sondheim @ Auditorium Theater

The Auditorium Theatre salutes Stephen Sondheim, America’s greatest living composer and lyricist who celebrates his 90ths birthday this season, with a one-night-only performance. Singers from across the city will contribute their voices to selections from some of Sondheim’s most famous works including Sweeney Todd, Follies, […]

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons | Cadillac Palace Theatre, October 28th, 2019

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons | Cadillac Palace Theatre, October 28th, 2019

4 out of 4 stars(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Following its Tony-nominated Broadway performances, Latin History for Moronscomes to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited one-week engagement. The show written and performed by the talented John Leguizamo. Inspired by the near total absence […]