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Grant Park Musical Festival rolls along, highlighted by British pianist's brilliance and fine interpretation of Beethoven's "Pastoral"
On a perfect summer evening my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the opening night of Shakespeare in the Park at Schreiber Park with the Midsommer Flight production of William Shakespeare’s comedy, "Much Ado About Nothing"
The Qualms, a world premiere now playing at Steppenwolf Theatre until August 31st is a provocative, thought-provoking, and very funny dark comedy that revolves around complex issues involving monogamy, morals, fidelity, and sex.
The Gift Theatre’s talented ensemble brings the Bard’s classic “story about a handkerchief” to life, immersing audience members in the drama of the tale while adding their own twist
Naomi Wallace is concerned with society’s underdogs and this play juxtaposes the haves and have-nots in a unique way in "One Flea Spare", now playing at the Den Theatre in Wicker Park
The Merry Wives of Windsor is playing at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. The hilarious production is made even better by the venue - nature, Shakepeare, maybe a glass of wine. Even with a rainout, it's a winner
A funny and energetic musical play based on the colorful world of Dr. Seuss
Sarah McLachlan’s performance at Ravinia this summer was her second time at Ravinia. Her debut there was back in 2012. Currently on tour, she is promoting her eighth album, Shine On
On one of the first warm nights of the summer season, a small group of Chicagoans gathered in the upstairs attic of Hamburger Mary’s for a special two-night cabaret performance
Established in 2007, the Chicago Dancing Festival was founded to elevate awareness of dance in Chicago, to increase accessibility to the art form and to provide inspiration for local artists. The offerings for 2014 are fantastic
Returning once more to their founding region, the musical legends of Earth, Wind and Fire took the stage at Ravinia to the delight of thousands of Chicagoans
Come see Second City’s 38th Revue, “Apes of Wrath,” a set of hilarious yet memorable skits and improvisation that are wonderfully stranger than your average comedy show
The Last Ship, with music by the famous rock-star Sting, now playing until July 13, could use some additional work before it sails to Broadway this fall, but so far the show is off to a very encouraging start and it is well worth seeing
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee playing at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace is a thoroughly entertaining musical that centers on a group of quirky kids vying for the chance to go to the national spelling bee in Washington, D.C.
Copland's best-known work plays in its original arrangement for the Chicago-based summer concert series
My husband and I love listening to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio but enjoy it even more when the performance is live at the Ravinia Festival
This amazing performance shows the strength, beauty, and other worldly element to disabled artistry making the audience crave more at the end of the performance
Chilean-American playwright Ariel Dorfman puts audiences in the judge’s seat at Victory Gardens
The U.S. debut of "Red Bull Flying Bach" takes to the Civic Opera House stage with a energetic blend of professional breakdancing and the music of Johannes Sebastian Bach.
A sea of umbrellas sheltered fans as they waited on the Ravinia lawn for OneRepublic’s Native Tour to begin on Wednesday evening
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