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EAST OF EDEN, now playing at Steppenwolf Theatre until November 15, is a terrific world premiere adaptation of a classic Steinbeck epic novel
A long married Hollywood couple's life is shaken up by an unhinged neighbor in Steep Theatre's "The Cheats"
Chicago's 37th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival, four days of jazz, swing, and gospel, enhanced this reputation. It was held at Millennium Park’s outdoor Jay Pritzker Pavilion and the Chicago Cultural Center, in the Loop, September 3rd-6th, 2015
George Wendt proves he's capable of being much more than just a Funnyman in Northlight's latest production
"Miss Buncle's Book"recreates a small village outside London full of characters, in all senses, one of whom is a secret novelist chronicler of the town
DISGRACED, now playing at Goodman Theatre, explores identity through troubling and provocative conversations on religion, ideologies, and heritage. It’s stimulating and interesting, but the overall message is a little too disturbing to really enjoy
Matt Braunger, actor, writer, and stand-up comedian, is a witty yet politically astute observer of the modern scene
COT's new season gets underway with insubstantial opera by teenage Mozart, aimed at a younger audience
Jamaica Farewell is autobiographical solo performance at its finest
Raven Theatre's "Direct from Death Row The Scottsboro Boys" Recounts Painful History with Great Creativity
The last of Boho Theatre's 11th Season struggles to give heart to Vietnam War musical.
Tanya Tagaq performed her inimitable take on Inuit throat singing in accompaniment to a screening of "Nanook of the North" at the Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the World Music Festival
Porchlight Music Theatre's "SideShow" tells the story of the Hilton Sisters, conjoined at birth and catapulted into show biz
Audiences levitate out of their seats for this fully engaging ‘Tempest’
Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is re-imagined in the dustbowl age when Prospero could be a conjurer in this magic -filled production by Chicago Shakespeare
Look for the sumptuous costumes that are a Dead Writers' trademark in this Jazz Age adaptation of a Moliere classic--4 shows only
I had the opportunity of seeing two amazing performers, Itzhak Perlman, violin and Emanuel Ax, Piano at Ravinia at an after Labor Day concert
Jackson Browne gave a great concert at Ravinia as part of the tour promoting his new album, "Standing in the Breach"
Jen Kirkman touted her Netflix debut, divorce and her disagreements over having children at Steppenwolf Theatre on Sept. 10.
NightBlue Performing Arts Company presents Chicago's Non-Equity Premiere production of The Producers, at Stage 773
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