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The Sphinx Virtuosi Review – Eat and Drink to the Beat at the Harris Theater

The Sphinx Virtuosi Review – Eat and Drink to the Beat at the Harris Theater The Sphinx Virtuosi, an orchestra comprised entirely of Black and Latino musicians, gave a dazzling performance at the Harris Theater at Millennium Park

“Beyond the Aria” Review – Lyric Opera Serenade on Pritzker Stage

“Beyond the Aria” Review – Lyric Opera Serenade on Pritzker Stage Lyric Opera voices in an intimate cabaret-like setting on Pritzker Stage

AMAZING GRACE Review, Broadway In Chicago – A New Musical That Needs A Lot More Work

AMAZING GRACE Review, Broadway In Chicago – A New Musical That Needs A Lot More Work Amazing Grace now playing at the Bank of America Theatre until November 2nd is the newest show in Chicago to do an out-of-town tryout, and for good reason because this musical needs a lot of work before its ready for Broadway

Theatre Review: Animal Farm at Steppenwolf – A Great Adaptation of a Classic Novel

Theatre Review: Animal Farm at Steppenwolf – A Great Adaptation of a Classic Novel George Orwell’s classic novel Animal Farm comes alive on stage in this faithful adaptation now playing as part of Steppenwolf’s Theatre for Young Adults outreach program until November 14

Live New’d Girls Burlesque Review - A Terrific City Winery Show

 Live New’d Girls Burlesque Review -  A Terrific City Winery Show The Chicago Starlets allure at the West Loop wine and performing arts venue - Chicago City Winery

Bella Voce Faire is the Heaven Review - All-British Choral Program a Winner

Bella Voce Faire is the Heaven Review - All-British Choral Program a Winner Renowned local ensemble serves up another winner in an impressive setting

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

Theatre Review: The Wild Party at Bailiwick Chicago – An Outstanding Party

Theatre Review: The Wild Party at Bailiwick Chicago – 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

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