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The American Clock – A Vaudeville (Comments Off)

April 20, 2015 • Category: MUST SEE, REVIEWS, REVIEWS BY, Theatre Reviews, Tom Williams

By Arthur Miller Directed by Jan Ellen Graves At Redtwist Theatre, Chicago “Life is just a bowl of cherries. Don’t take it serious; it’s too mysterious. At eight each morning I have got a date, To take my plunge ’round the Empire State. You’ll admit it’s not the berries, In a building that’s so tall; […]

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Carousel (Comments Off)

Music by Richard Rogers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Based on Ferenc Molnair’s play Liliam Conductor David Chase Directed and Choreographed by Bob Ashford At the Lyric Opera of Chicago Stunning, world class production of Carousel is a near perfect artistic success Carousel is based on Ferenc Molnair’s play Liliam, which Molnair turned down Puccini’s […]


Murder Ballad (Comments Off)

Conceived by and with Book and Lyrics by Julia Jordan Music and Lyrics by Juliana Nash Directed and Choreographed by James Beaudry Music Direction by Nicholas Davio At the Flat Iron Building, Chicago Contemporary rock opera is a murder mystery or is it? The concept here is intriguing. The set is a dive bar in […]


The Grown-Up (Comments Off)

By Jordan Harrison Directed by Krissy Vanderwarker Produced by Shattered Globe Theatre, Chicago At Theater Wit, Chicago A Fun Romp through Life’s Ups and Downs I was told once by a teacher that time seems to speed up as you get older. Others may disagree, but I’ve found it to be true, and apparently so […]


A Doll’s House (Comments Off)

By Henrik Ibsen Directed and Adapted by Michael Halberstam Produced by Definition Theatre Company, Chicago Lean Doll’s House Zeroes in on Conflict Michael Halberstam’s adaptation of A Doll’s House, now being performed by the young Definition Theatre Company, is a rapid-fire abridged version of Ibsen’s classic 1879 drama. The good news about the piece, which […]



Featuring Max Raabe At Symphony Center, Chicago April 8, 2015 at 8 pm World renowned swing, jazz and 20/30’s pop singer to appear at the CSO for a night of nostalgia Watch the below videos to get glimpse of Max Raabe: I can’t wait to see and hear Max Raabe sing and his orchestra using […]

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