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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ignorant People Are Dangerous

March 30, 2017 No Comments

Born Yesterday – Remy Bumppo


Today, for many people in this country, ignorance is no longer scoffed at. Learning and the acquisition

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An Overview of Immigration

March 29, 2017 No Comments

In To America – Griffin Theatre Company 


Playwright Bill Massolia spent a good deal of time meticulously researching and poetically assembling

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Ripped Apart

March 28, 2017 No Comments

By the Water – Northlight


The houselights dim and in the total darkness Lindsay Jones’ deafening, horrendous soundtrack of

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Jim Messina – City Winery

March 28, 2017 No Comments

Jim Messina at City Winery

On Sunday night I had the pleasure of seeing  legendary producer/musician Jim Messina at the City Winery. 

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A Hero With A Seven Faces

March 26, 2017 No Comments

Six Stories Tall – Adventure Stage 


In Marco Ramirez’s Six Stories Tall, Adventure Stage Chicago serves up stories of kids, for kids,

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A Revisionist View of Inge

March 25, 2017 No Comments

Picnic – American Theatre Company 


For many of the younger theatergoers packed into the opening night audience, this new, revisionist

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Reverie Revine

March 25, 2017 No Comments

Ohio Sate Murders at Dandelion Theater

Famed African American writer Suzanne Alexander (Renee Lockett) has a ghost to face. Asked to

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Sex, courtship, and spirituality richly explored in Alvin Ailey’s Auditorium show

March 25, 2017 No Comments

Alvin Ailey 


Alvin Ailey Dance Theater – the legendary dance company that blends ballet, modern dance, jazz, and

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Dazzling Splendor Under the Big Top

March 23, 2017 No Comments


Circus 1903—The Golden Age of Circus


At the turn of the previous century, entertainment was mostly limited to a person’s own inventiveness

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