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Rosy Simas Danse “We Wait in the Darkness” Review– Storytelling with a Multi-Media Movement Poem

Rosy Simas Danse “We Wait in the Darkness” Review– Storytelling with a Multi-Media Movement Poem Rosy Simas' subtle choreography paired with video and soundscapes creates a moving poem, in all senses

Profiles Theatre “The Cryptogram” Review – That First Time You Felt Your World Fall Apart

Profiles Theatre “The Cryptogram” Review – That First Time You Felt Your World Fall Apart Profile Theatre mounts a top-notch production of David Mamet's play "The Cryptogram"

London Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Center Review-Rising Above the Material

London Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Center Review-Rising Above the Material The fine London Philharmonic Orchestra, along with their star conductor, present a program headed by Rachmaninov and Shostakovich

CSO’s “Ben Hur” Review – Historic Silent Film Scored by Rock Drummer

CSO’s “Ben Hur” Review – Historic Silent Film Scored by Rock Drummer Chicago Symphony Orchestra enlists famed rock drummer to bring classic silent film "Ben Hur" alive

Lyric Opera “Capriccio” Review – Rewarded Strongly by Renée Fleming’s Final Aria

Lyric Opera “Capriccio” Review – Rewarded Strongly by Renée Fleming’s Final Aria Renée Fleming diva powers the Lyric Opera's current production of "Capriccio"

"The Grand Duke" Review – The Savoyaires at Fifty

"The Grand Duke" Review – The Savoyaires at Fifty Chicagoland residents and visitors have had the opportunity to enjoy wonderful Gilbert & Sullivan productions offered by The Savoyaires for fifty years. They are currently presenting "The Grand Duke", Gilbert & Sullivan's last operetta

Porchlight’s “Sweeney Todd” Review – Charmed and Cozy with a Ghoulish Tale

Porchlight’s “Sweeney Todd” Review – Charmed and Cozy with a Ghoulish Tale Porchlight Music Theatre Gives the Ghoulish Tale of Sweeney Todd a New Charm and Intimacy

Blue Man Group Performance Review – A Visual Masterpiece

Blue Man Group Performance Review – A Visual Masterpiece Blue Man Group offers a fun, energetic, and spectacular night out

Rosas danst Rosas at MCA Review – Building from the Infinite Dimensions of Binary

Rosas danst Rosas at MCA Review – Building from the Infinite Dimensions of Binary See dance history and get mesmerized by the performance of "Rosas danst Rosas" at the Museum of Contemporary Art

River North Dance Company Silver Anniversary Performance Review – Came a Long Way, Going Further

River North Dance Company Silver Anniversary Performance Review – Came a Long Way, Going Further Two powerful premieres and a re-mount of one of River North Dance Company's first hits helps mark their silver anniversary

CSO Plays Mahler 5 Review - In a Pinch, Runnicles and CSO Make it Look Easy

CSO Plays Mahler 5 Review - In a Pinch, Runnicles and CSO Make it Look Easy A last-minute substitution doesn't faze CSO in a thrilling performance of Mahler's masterpiece

‘At Last: A Tribute to Etta James’ Review — Etta Times Five Peels Open the Layers of a Vocalist Extraordinaire

‘At Last: A Tribute to Etta James’ Review — Etta Times Five Peels Open the Layers of a Vocalist Extraordinaire Knockout performances reveal the inner woman behind the genre-bending music of Etta James

The Wild Party, Theatre Review – An Outstanding Party

The Wild Party, Theatre Review – An Outstanding Party Bailiwick Chicago’s excellent production of Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party is an overwhelming mixture of many themes and characters, but it’s a rewarding party and one you definitely won’t want to miss

Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits Review – Light Opera Works’ De-Lovely Cabaret

Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits Review – Light Opera Works’ De-Lovely Cabaret The night was young, the sky was clear, the music charming: I’m sincere! ‘Twas delightful, de-lovely, delicious! Evanston’s Light Opera Works production of Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits was perfection

Dead Accounts - Opening Night at the Den Theatre

Dead Accounts - Opening Night at the Den Theatre Dead Accounts is the story of Jack (Steve O'Connell), a frenetic New Yorker who has come home to Cincinnati to hide out from his troubles--both financial and marital and the confict between his New York values and Midwest roots

St. Charles Singers Perform Mozart Sacred Works Review - Lesser Known Choral Works by Mozart Illuminated by Local Ensembles

St. Charles Singers Perform Mozart Sacred Works Review - Lesser Known Choral Works by Mozart Illuminated by Local Ensembles A showcase of some of Mozart's earlier sacred vocal and orchestral compositions from St. Charles ensemble highlighted by enthusiastic music making

DePaul University’s In the Heights Review – Musical Theatre with a Twist

DePaul University’s In the Heights Review – Musical Theatre with a Twist In the Heights a Tony Award winning musical is masterfully put on by The Theatre School at DePaul University

Interrobang’s “Owners” Review – Well-Acted Ideological Spoof

Interrobang’s “Owners” Review – Well-Acted Ideological Spoof Interrobang Theatre Project's "Owners" delivers an absurdly funny ideological spoof

American Ballet Theatre Review – Auditorium Theatre Kicks Off its 125th Birthday with Four Landmarks in the History of Dance

American Ballet Theatre Review – Auditorium Theatre Kicks Off its 125th Birthday with Four Landmarks in the History of Dance Auditorium Theatre kicks off its 125th birthday with a performance of historic dances performed by American Ballet Theatre

Lyric Opera’s “Don Giovanni” Review – Modern Setting Gives Opera New Resonance

Lyric Opera’s “Don Giovanni” Review – Modern Setting Gives Opera New Resonance Lyric Opera gives Mozart's "Don Giovanni" a modern setting and new resonance

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