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A Jewel of a Show

May 20, 2017 No Comments

Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker – Black Ensemble Theatre 


Imagine if you could step back in time in order to marvel and enjoy the rise to fame of African

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If You Build A Better Mousetrap

May 17, 2017 No Comments

Ideation – Jackalope Theater


At one point in Aaron Loeb’s sharp, dark comedy Ideation, a character blasts his daughter’s favorite song “How Far

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Wings over City Winery

May 9, 2017 No Comments

Denny Laine – City Winery 

Ex-Wing Denny Laine and his band at City Winery Monday night was a must see for any fan of Wings and

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The Perfect Musical

May 4, 2017 No Comments


She Loves Me- Marriott Theatre 


In one of this season’s most highly anticipated productions comes a marriage made in heaven of what

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As Loverly as It Gets

May 1, 2017 No Comments

My Fair Lady – Lyric Opera 


Any production of Lerner and Loewe’s classic is always a treat. It’s a textbook example of the perfect

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The Razzle Dazzle of Criminals as Celebrities

April 29, 2017 No Comments

Chicago – Drury Lane Oakbrook


For a show that’s been around for over four decades, Kander & Ebb’s Vaudevillian satire of the Windy City’s judicial

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Elizabethan Passion

April 27, 2017 No Comments

Shakespeare in Love – Shakespeare Theatre 


Imagine if scholars suddenly discovered that the Bard had a muse who not only inspired him to write

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Heaven on Their Minds

April 26, 2017 No Comments

Jesus Christ Superstar – Paramount Theatre


British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber teamed up with lyricist Tim Rice back in 1970 to create a rock

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A Bazaar of Dazzling Delights

April 20, 2017 No Comments


Aladdin – Broadway in Chicago 


The story of Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp is quite likely the most popular and best known of the

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Practically Perfect in Every Way

April 10, 2017 No Comments

Mary Poppins – Mercury Theatre 

Postpone your sugar-free diet. Disney’s joyfully captivating, colorful and vibrant theatrical

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