Category Archives: Theater

The Band’s Visit – Cadillac Palace Theater

The Band’s Visit – Cadillac Palace Theater –  151 W Randolph St., Chicago, (312) 977-1700,  broadwayinchicago.com  A curious freedom shapes The Band’s Visit, the new Broadway musical about a group of Egyptian musicians who get lost on their way to a … Continue reading

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THE MUSIC MAN

THE MUSIC MAN –  170 N Dearborn St., Chicago,  (312) 443-3800,  http://goodmantheatre.org The Music Man – He’s charming and charismatic—no wonder con man Harold Hill assumes he can easily fleece the citizens of staid River City, Iowa with the grand promise of … Continue reading

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“Head over Heels” at Theater WIT

Head over Heels –  Theater Wit – 1229 W Belmont., Chicago, (773) 975-8150,        http://theaterwit.org  HEAD OVER HEELS is a new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. This laugh-out-loud love story is set … Continue reading

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4 Places

4 Places –  The Den Theater – 1333 N Milwaukee., Chicago, (773) 697-3830,   thedentheatre.com    – Deceptively simple in its structure and unfolding in real time, this emotionally precise play deploys its spare components to devastating and darkly comic effect. A brother … Continue reading

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Miracle (CUBS) – musical 108 years in the making 6/2019

Miracle    A musical 108 yrs in the making.  – Royal George Theater – 1641 North Halsted Ave.,  (312) 988-9000,  theroyalgeorgetheatre.com Miracle is set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 Championship season. MIRACLE tells the story of a typical blue … Continue reading

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Falsettos – 6/2019

Falsettos –  Nederlander Theatre – 24 W Randolph St,  (312) 977- 1701,  broadwayinchicago.com Falsettos revolves around the life of a charming, intelligent, neurotic gay man named Marvin, his wife, lover, about-to-be-Bar-Mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door. It’s a hilarious and achingly poignant … Continue reading

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Life on Paper at Jackalope Theater 6/2019

Life on Paper – Jackalope Theatre  – 5917 N. Broadway. – Edgewater, (773) 340-2553,  jackalopetheatre.org Presenting  the hilarious and heartfelt play about the value of life and the infinity of the soul. After his proof for the Riemann Hypothesis (one of the world’s last … Continue reading

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The crowd you’re with 5/2019

The crowd you’re  with – Raven Theater –  6157 N Clark St., Chicago – (773) 338-2177,    http://raventheatre.com A backyard barbecue is the perfect place to tackle life’s big questions: Is the chicken done? Does the band need a new tune? Is … Continue reading

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The Winter’s Tale 5/2019

Winter’s Tale – Goodman Theater –  170 N Dearborn St., Chicago,  (312) 443-3800,  goodmantheatre.org A jealous king accuses his wife of infidelity, setting off a calamitous series of events. But what begins as tragedy evolves, unexpectedly, into a fantastical journey—from … Continue reading

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TOOTSIE at Cadillac Palace Theater

TOOTSIE –  Cadillac Palace Theater,  151 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL   –   (800) 775- 2000,  broadwayinchicago.com Q-tips say:  See it!  ” TOOTSIE ” tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until an audacious, desperate stunt lands him … Continue reading

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