28th Jun2014

James Taylor “Showers the People” with Love at Ravinia Festival

  Oh, what a beautiful evening it is. Night 1 of James Taylor’s sold out 2-night residency at Ravinia Festival, and what madness! As everyone rushed to...

25th Jun2014
jMarie production shot - Photo by Daniel Desmarais © 2013 Cirque-Jackson I.P., LLC

Interview with Singer jMarie – Singer with “Michael Jackson Immortal” Tour

  Michael Jackson: The IMMORTAL World Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production combining Michael Jackson’s music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide...

23rd Jun2014

Daryl Hall & John Oates Are “Back Together Again” at Ravinia Festival

  It was another beautiful but cold night at Ravinia Festival. It’s packed and there’s great music to follow from none other than Daryl Hall & John...

18th Jun2014

Brightside Theatre Offers A Delicious and Delightfully Decadent “Cabaret” Through June 29th

  There is a solid production of the Kander and Ebb musical CABARET playing at the beautiful and intimate Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College,...

18th Jun2014

John Legend Opens the Ravinia Festival With a Bang!

  It was a beautiful summer night as the Ravinia Festival opens its season with none other than John Legend! It couldn’t have been a more perfect...

09th Jun2014
Light Opera Works

Excellent Scenery, Costuming and Choreography Make Light Opera Works Production of “Damn Yankees” a Visual Delight

  DAMN YANKEES, an old chestnut of a Broadway classic musical gets a visually stunning revival at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston, Illinois. DAMN YANKEES, the...

09th Jun2014

The Monkees Raise the Bar at the Star Plaza

  THE MONKEES TOUR at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville Indiana was a two hour jam-packed concert with 32 songs and no intermission. In addition to the...

20th May2014

Lyric is Alive with The Sound of Music!

  Being a traditional musical theatre fan, I could not resist going see The Sound of Music, and there could not be a more magnificent place to...

09th May2014
motown 2

Get Down with Motown The Musical at the Oriental Theatre

  After hearing all the hype about what a great show Motown The Musical is in New York, I had to jump at the chance to see...

07th May2014
Ryan Murphy and John Cicora in The Inconvenience's _Hit the Wall._ Photo by Ryan Bourque.

Raw, Progressive, & Powerful: Hit the Wall remounts at The Green House

  Hit the Wall presented by The Inconvenience and Chicago Commercial collective at The Greenhouse Theatre. Play by Ike Holter. Directed by Eric Hoff. Runtime 100 minutes...