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Dance Theatre of Harlem's graceful dancers performed classic ballet and one crowd pleaser that goes beyond
Frank Gehry and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Beyond the Score creators team up to give a moving portrait of living legend Pierre Boulez
"The Humans" is an aptly named play depicting a contemporary American family having Thanksgiving dinner
Last week I had a chance to see The Mousetrap, a classic Agatha Christie play, directed by Jonathan Berry at Northlight Theatre (9501 Skokie Blvd.) in Skokie. The play, which is set in 1952 at Monkswell Manor in East Midlands, England...
Court Theatre gives modern audiences access to Euripides but sacrifices consistency of tone
In “Always… Patsy Cline” a spunky fan finds an instant best friend in her vocal idol
Magic emanated from the small Piccolo Theatre stage as this Italian fairy tale, by Carlo Gozzi took shape as an outrageously funny, charming, sometimes bawdy, and very engaging panto, "The Love of Three Oranges"
Personable pre-concert speaker brings Brahms, Bruch and Dvořák newly alive-- followed by a transporting CSO performance
I had the opportunity of seeing the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s "Il Trovatore", thereby enjoying some of the most beautiful music in all of opera and the dramatic story it tells
Chicago Humanities Festival presents A Night at the Tonys featuring Tony Award nominees and winners, as well as many of Chicago's top performers
"Wayfinders" may have created a new genre of sci-fi inspired musical expressionism
Magician Dennis Watkins will read your mind and rekindle your imagination with his feats of extraordinary prestidigitation
Camelot, now playing at Drury Lane in Oak Brook is a terrific new production that delights all these senses with nuanced staging, lush costumes, and veteran performers
Museum of Contemporary Art's exhibit "David Bowie Is" gets an accompanying dance performance showcasing the rock star's music by Michael Clark Company
Dancing Pros: Live! Is a new kind of theatrical performance: world-famous professional dancers on a 2014-2015 national tour compete in a variety of dance styles to become the grand-prize-winning couple
Great music and an outstanding venue, Duncan Sheik at the City Winery was a real treat
My husband and I had the good fortune of being a part of the audience at Symphony Center when the orchestra at the National Center for the Performing Arts of Beijing began its North American tour here, in Chicago
A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago World Premiere of a heavy-Irish accent play "Strandline"
"Lotto Fever in the Sucker State" tells the story of small farmers suffering today with disarming humor
AstonRep's ensemble lost in the high stakes, big blood, and even bigger text of this dangerous, Irish play
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