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The Chicago Philharmonic opened it's 27th season with a concert about "Legendary Lovers"; accompanied by guest opera stars Emily Birsan and John Irvin, the orchestra wowed the audience at Pick-Staiger Hall
Binge watching three Shakespeare histories featuring one big, unhappy, royal family makes for riveting theater
Composers Gustavo Leone and Elbio Barilari, Co-Artistic Directors of the 11th Chicago Latino Music Festival discuss their work and their hopes for the ongoing Festival
Visceral Dance Chicago will open it's 4th season at The Harris Theater in Millennium Park with a full Fall program of lauded prior works and world premieres- Artistic Director Nick Pupillo discusses his vision for the piece "Atlas"
As part of the ongoing Asian Pop-Up Cinema Festival, The Willmette Theater recently screened the touching drama and tech-sci-fi film "Sori: Voice From the Heart" directed by South Korean auteur Lee Ho-jae- it's a winner!
The 4th Annual A Taste Of Theatre Festival will take place, October 7-8, 2016 at the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory High School, located at 250 E. 111th St., Chicago, Illinois 60628. Get your tickets Today
Game of Thrones: The Musical Parody is a hilarious and raunchy view into the many seasons of the beloved and bloody television show as played by a group avid fans to their ignorant friend
LIFE SUCKS is a brilliant update of Chekov’s Uncle Vanya. Topics of love, loss, longing, and hope are explored through clever writing, terrific direction, and by a superb cast. Life might suck, but this excellent production surely doesn’t.
Don't fear the gender-swapped leads of Miss Holmes, this is a Sherlock Holmes mystery that is everything it should be, clever, exciting and funny by turns. Superbly acted and directed and a must-see
Giddy and dark in equal turns, Fefu and Her Friends features a skilled ensemble of actors that bring Fornés’ text to vivid life
HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA tries to satirize 1960's racing films, however due to poor direction and terrible writing, the show makes it seem like its celebrating the sexist themes instead of mocking them
Ahead of his time in all things, Shakespeare foresaw politics as a blood sport where passions can obscure fine points.
"I Do Today" is a funny, self-mocking yet genuinely soulful effort to come to grips with a family tree contorted by divorce and remarriage
It was a perfect night at Ravinia, seeing "The Wizard of Oz" and hearing the Chicago Philharmonic
With gorgeous design work and deliciously dark undertones, this Punch-and-Judy-inspired show features a number of spellbindingly strange elements but struggles to create a unified whole
An energetic cast, tight direction, excellent use of the theater space and a still-relevant story make this show worth the trip to north suburban Lincolnshire
Incredible voices, amazing design, fun choreography all give a Broadway tribute to two of Rock's founding fathers, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, full of songs you know and love like "Hound Dog", "On Broadway" and "Stand By Me"
Farewell My Friend brings its audience into close contact with the stories of Romeo & Juliet and Tristan & Iseult, creating a fresh interpretation and new perspectives on familiar tales
The 11th Annual Latino Music Festival announces a world-class lineup of Latin American and Spanish Classical Music September 8- December 1, 2016
Theater Wit's Chicago premiere of Naperville enthralls us with the hopes and dreams of regulars at a suburban coffee shop
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