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
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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...

22nd Apr2014
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A Stunning and Deserved Encore of a Newly Environmental CATS at Marriott

  The Marriott Theatre presents an encore of the world’s best-loved musical Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS.  Based on the poems of T.S. Eliot, the shows continue through...

22nd Apr2014

Don Rickles Doesn’t Disappoint at Potowatomi Casino

  No suspense. I was placed in the second row along a wide aisle, a great seat in the line of fire from the stage. Lots of...

24th Mar2014

Follow the Dance at “Heartbeat of Home”

Every once in awhile a work of theatre comes along that takes your breath away and while doing so ignites your imagination in such a way as...

24th Mar2014

Superb Musicality Makes “Passion” a Winner

  Passion presented by Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Café. Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by James Lapine. Directed by Fred Anzevino. Runtime...

24th Mar2014

Charisma Drives This “Road Show” to Success

  Road Show at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by John Weidman. Directed by Gary Griffin. Runtime 95 minutes with no intermission....

25th Feb2014

Buddy’s Got the Blues at Legends

  So, as it goes in the windy city of big shoulders, the city of the blues, every year, our king of the blues comes back home...