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Chicago Bach Project St Matthew Passion Review - View of the Summit

Chicago Bach Project St Matthew Passion Review - View of the Summit Bach's masterwork, performed by a Chicago-based specialist in sacred works, is a performance which illuminates every detail of its singular content

The Great God Pan Review – Provacative

The Great God Pan Review – Provacative The Next Theatre production of Amy Herzog's "The Great God Pan" boasts superb acting, unique, effective staging, and a topic that you will want to discuss when you leave

God's Work, Theatre Review – An Unsettling Experience

God's Work, Theatre Review – An Unsettling Experience Albany Park Theatre Project presents an extremely disturbing show performed by local teenagers about resilience and overcoming abuse

SPACE Evanston Review - Get Intimate With Your Favorite Performers

SPACE Evanston Review - Get Intimate With Your Favorite Performers If you’re looking for a truly intimate experience with an artist or performer, SPACE, a performance venue in Evanston, IL, is just the place to go and is well worth the city-dwellers travels

Cats at Marriott Lincolnshire Review - Ready for a taste of life as a Cat?

Cats at Marriott Lincolnshire Review - Ready for a taste of life as a Cat? With amazing musical talent, dancing, and great set and costume design Marc Robin directs an amazing production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's critically acclaimed musical making you crave for more upon the performance's conclusion

Rising Stars In Concert Review – New Opera Stars Shine Brightly

Rising Stars In Concert Review – New Opera Stars Shine Brightly The Chicago Lyric Opera house presented Rising Stars in Concert Saturday, March 29th at 7:30pm, and featured current ensemble members of Lyric Opera for the 2013-2014 season

Depraved New World Review – Second City’s 102nd Review

Depraved New World Review – Second City’s 102nd Review On the opening night of Second City’s new review, "Depraved New World”, I agreed with the audience member who said, “It was a perfect show”

“I Ought To Be In Pictures” Review – A Wonderful Evening With Neil Simon

“I Ought To Be In Pictures” Review – A Wonderful Evening With Neil Simon Seeing the Emergent Theatre's production of Neil Simon's "I Ought To Be In Pictures"at the JCC Chicago - Mayer Kaplan JCC in Skokie was a lovely experience

CSO Muti Conducts Schubert and Elgar - Quiet Virtuosity

CSO Muti Conducts Schubert and Elgar - Quiet Virtuosity The Chicago Symphony's Schubert cycle continues with Schubert's great "Unfinished" and a lesser-known earlier cycle, in addition to a cello classic

Australian Chamber Orchestra Review – Unforgettable

Australian Chamber Orchestra Review – Unforgettable Those who braved the icy winds and made their way to the Symphony Center Presents performance of the Australian Chamber Orchestra on March 23rd were well rewarded

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Schubert and Schumann Concert Review-Masterworks Brought Down To Earth

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Schubert and Schumann Concert Review-Masterworks Brought Down To Earth A pairing of piano concerto and symphony, each among the best in its genre, in interpretations that help us look at the works in a different way

reWILDing Genius – A Genius Drama for the Millennium

reWILDing Genius  – A Genius Drama for the Millennium reWilding Genius, currently running at Steppenwolf's Garage Rep Theater in Chicago, is a contemporary play of a convincing representation of the Millennial generation

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan Review – A Unique and Spiritual Experience

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan Review – A Unique and Spiritual Experience This is the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan’s 40th anniversary year, which they are celebrating by performing Lin Hwai-min’s "Songs of the Wanderers", a spectacular work, around the globe. I was lucky enough to see it

"Chapatti" Review - A Meditation on the Importance of Human Companionship

"Chapatti" Review - A Meditation on the Importance of Human Companionship This weekend I had the opportunity to see Chapatti (written by Christian O’Reilly, directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones, and co-produced by the Galway Arts Festival) at Northlight Theatre. The play, a meditation on the importance of human...

Hubbard Street Review - Kylian and Hubbard Street, A Wondrous Combination

Hubbard Street Review - Kylian and Hubbard Street, A Wondrous Combination Hubbard Street Dance Chicago presents its first-ever program by a single choreographer: four works by the celebrated international artist and former director of Nederlands Dance Theater, Jiri Kylian

ITHAKA Review - A Powerful Performance

ITHAKA Review - A Powerful Performance InFusion Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of ITHAKA directed by InFusion Artistic Director Mitch Golob at The Chopin Theatre

'Dessa Rose' Theatre Review – Enslaved by Awful Writing

'Dessa Rose' Theatre Review – Enslaved by Awful Writing The cast does their best despite the bad material in “Dessa Rose” now playing at Bailiwick Chicago until April 5

Heartbeat of Home Review - Go See It

Heartbeat of Home Review - Go See It The American premiere of "Heartbeat of Home" is playing at the Oriental Theatre until March 16. Go see it

CHARLES TROY’S “THE CREATION OF GYPSY” Review – One of Troy’s 50+ Multimedia Presentations on Musical Theatre

CHARLES TROY’S “THE CREATION OF GYPSY” Review – One of Troy’s 50+ Multimedia Presentations on Musical Theatre If you haven’t seen Gypsy at Chicago Shakespeare Theater yet, I hope you’ll want to rush out and buy tickets after you read this review. If you've already seen it, you may want to go back and see it again

THE MAGICAL EXPLODING BOY AND THE INVISIBLE CIRCUS Review – Actors' Gymnasium Charms Away the Winter Blahs

THE MAGICAL EXPLODING BOY AND THE INVISIBLE CIRCUS Review – Actors' Gymnasium Charms Away the Winter Blahs Even if it were difficult to get to The Actors Gymnasium—it's not, it's at the Noyes stop on the Purple “L” line—it would be worth the trip to see The Magical Exploding Boy and The Invisible Circus. Don't miss it

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