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Prieto Conducts CSO with Yeh in Spotlight Review – Varied Program Gives Much to Savor

Prieto Conducts CSO with Yeh in Spotlight Review – Varied Program Gives Much to Savor CSO Principal Percussionist Cynthia Yeh is solo star in varied program under baton of Prieto

Los Lobos at City Winery Review – Waxing Psychedelic on its 41st Year

Los Lobos at City Winery Review – Waxing Psychedelic on its 41st Year Los Lobos brought out more of the rock side of their repertoire at City Winery

Chicago Festival Ballet Nutcracker Review - A Plum of a Production

Chicago Festival Ballet Nutcracker Review - A Plum of a Production Ken Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet production of The Nutcracker was a professional and enthralling way to get into the holiday spirit.

'Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You!’ Review - Goodman and Second City

'Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You!’ Review - Goodman and Second City Each show of "Twist Your Dickens" includes a special Chicago-based celebrity in a cameo appearance. This is playing at the Owen Theatre in the Goodman Theatre until January 3rd

The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker Review – A Glorious Way to Usher in the Holidays

The Joffrey Ballet Nutcracker Review –  A Glorious  Way to Usher in the Holidays The Joffrey Ballet’s 27th annual presentation of Robert Joffrey’s The Nutcracker is now open for a 24-performance run that serves as a glorious calling card for anybody wanting to usher in the holiday season in a most memorable way

The Auditorium Theatre Gala Review – Historic Memories Come Alive

The Auditorium Theatre Gala Review – Historic Memories Come Alive 125 years of world class performances and historic memories were celebrated at the Auditorium Theatre in a "Living History" on December 9, 2014, its real birthday

Silver Linings Players Review – Music and Art

Silver Linings Players Review – Music and Art Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute of Chicago is the perfect venue for chamber music and the chance to combine paintings with music

Lyric Opera’s Anna Bolena Review – Heavenly Voices

 Lyric Opera’s Anna Bolena Review – Heavenly Voices In Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of "Anna Bolena", the arias were so beautiful, I didn't want it to end

Danu Review - A Christmas in Irish

Danu Review - A Christmas in Irish The Irish group Danú presents a heartwarming and energetic program A Christmas Gathering: Féile Na Nollag at the MAC on the campus of College of DuPage, joined by the McNulty Irish Dancers

‘Princess Grace Awards’ Review — Hubbard Street Dancers Perform Cutting-Edge Choreography at the MCA

‘Princess Grace Awards’ Review — Hubbard Street Dancers Perform Cutting-Edge Choreography at the MCA Princess Grace Foundation anoints emerging choreographers for Hubbard Street Dance winter concert at the MCA

William Tell Teatro Reggio Torino Review - Noseda's Gamble Pays Off

William Tell Teatro Reggio Torino Review - Noseda's Gamble Pays Off A superlative performance of Rossini's final opera, a rarely performed gem, showcases a lot more than its famous overture

H.M.S. Pinafore Review - Contagiously Great Fun

H.M.S. Pinafore Review - Contagiously Great Fun After their tour in L.A., the Hypocrites are back with a Gilbert & Sullivan world premiere adaptation that is too much fun

Beloved Musical “Mary Poppins” Review - Delights Families in Wisconsin Dells; Opening Marks Debut of The Palace Theatre

 Beloved Musical “Mary Poppins” Review - Delights Families in Wisconsin Dells;  Opening Marks Debut of The Palace Theatre The beloved musical “Mary Poppins” is a delight to families in Wisconsin Dells. This opening marks the debut of The Palace Theatre, bringing big-hit, Broadway-Quality Shows to the region’s 5 million yearly visitors

Thodos “Made in Chicago” Dance Concert Review – Fabulous Dancing Brings History Alive

Thodos “Made in Chicago” Dance Concert Review – Fabulous Dancing Brings History Alive The Auditorium Theatre’s 125th birthday is being celebrated in grand style and Thodos Dance Chicago was the perfect addition to the celebration

It’s A Wonderful Santaland Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas Story…. Jews Welcome Review - Chicago's Most Cheerful Holiday Show

It’s A Wonderful Santaland Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas Story…. Jews Welcome Review - Chicago's Most Cheerful Holiday Show It’s A Wonderful Santaland Miracle Nut Cracking Christmas Story... Jews Welcome has returned to Stage 773 for the second year, promising “one festivous, exciting, cheery merry show"

The Testament of Mary Review - A Stunning, Unheard Story

The Testament of Mary Review - A Stunning, Unheard Story The world's most famous Mother breaks her silence in Victory Garden's piercing, 80 minute monologue

The Goodman Theatre’s 37th Annual “A Christmas Carol” Review - Warms Hearts and Spirits with All-Chicago Cast

 The Goodman Theatre’s 37th Annual “A Christmas Carol” Review -  Warms Hearts and Spirits with All-Chicago Cast With heart-warming joy, the Goodman Theatre’s 37th annual production of A Christmas Carol is back just in time to warm your winter in an all-Chicago, 28-member cast led by the acclaimed Larry Yando in his seventh turn as Ebenezer Scrooge

THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Theatre Wit, Review – A Humorous Modern-day Holiday Classic

THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Theatre Wit, Review – A Humorous Modern-day Holiday Classic The Santaland Diaries now playing at Theatre Wit until December 28 is a humorous, sincere, and engrossing holiday story which is based on the famous short story by the comedic writer David Sedaris

LOOKINGGLASS ALICE at Lookingglass Theatre, Review: A Captivating, Dazzling, and Ultimately Breathtaking Experience

LOOKINGGLASS ALICE at Lookingglass Theatre, Review: A Captivating, Dazzling, and Ultimately Breathtaking Experience LOOKINGGLASS ALICE now playing at Lookingglass Theatre until February 15th 2015 is an amazing, stirring, comedic, and visually stunning magical experience that is truly unlike anything I have ever seen

Lyric’s Porgy and Bess Review –Tragic or Triumphant?

Lyric’s Porgy and Bess Review –Tragic or Triumphant? Lyric’s production of Porgy and Bess is a triumph in its mastery of every aspect of its art form: it got gripping from the get-go when that strange, sheer, prophetic “curtain” was lifted

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