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Bye Bye Birdie tells the tale of a small town’s frenzy at the prospect of an Elvis-like rock star, about to leave for a stint in the army, coming to town to plant a farewell kiss on one lucky girl
"Another Word For Beauty", at The Goodman Theatre through February 21, is a politically significant musical premiere presented in support of "A Celebration of Latina/o Artists", and a musical to remember
Chicago Opera Theater's double bill of "La Voix Humane" (The Human Voice) and "Gianni Schicchi" will be performed again on Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 at The Harris Theater-we recommend it be seen
Baroque Band in partnership with Chicago's Driehaus Museum gave a very special Bach concert for harpsichord and violin entitled "Tete-a-tete-Bach and the Art of Conversation"
Impressive musicians, on the stage and in the pit, carry Lyric's revival of 'Rosenkavalier'
Jay Campbell, award-winning cellist, performs at The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert at Chicago's Cultural Center-an ensemble performance of great classical music
Funny, honest, and charming, Pinnock’s performance and writing combine to create a kaleidoscope of perspectives and experiences
"Sunset Baby" as performed by TimeLine Theatre Company is a compelling family and political drama, very well written and very well staged
The great Chicago Sinfonietta presented it's annual concert honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-it was a triumph of contemporary music
The Auditorium Theatre sponsored a number of community engagements in support of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy, including it's traditional rousing and exuberant concert program, "Too Hot to Handel"
Whether you’re looking to dine at the nation’s most romantic restaurant, attend a spectacular Valentine’s Day performance, or enjoy a one-night-stay at one of Chicago’s most luxurious hotels, find a sweet treat or more, read on
Collaboration's Fifteenth Annual Sketchbook Festival brought a wealth of multidisciplinary new artistic theater experience to Chicago
The Raven Theatre Company in artistic alliance with Senn High School"s theatre company, the Yard, recently put on "Milk Like Sugar", a provocative drama about inner-city life and teenage pregnancy
The Lyric Opera of Chicago's stage brought to life Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco - a story of power, jealousy, forbidden love, and religion
Links Hall at Constellation is currently hosting the aMID Festival, celebrating performance and movement makers in mid-career-come see this vibrant life-enhancing show
A new production inspired by the headlines is a compelling retelling of O'Neill's story of the working man meets the 1%.
“Jazz in the Key of Life” explored a genre of music normally not explored by jazz musicians: pop music.
Confronting issues of love, marriage, commitment, tradition, and queerness, this sweet exploration of gay male life after the legalization of same-sex marriage is funny, charming, and touching
Dan LeFranc's story of estranged siblings in southern California is more yawn-inducing than thought-provoking
The lives of the four female typists at a solicitor's office in 1931 are complicated by bosses, boyfriends and the lack thereof in this dramatic comedy
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