Category: arts/culture

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", a must-see musical at the Oriental Theatre

For those of us who still believe in magic, put the musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” on your must-see list. Last night’s opening at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago was packed with kids and adults, like me who were anxious to escape reality for a while. During the 2 1/2 hour musical based on... Read more »

Brandon Marshall: Chicago Bear and playwright?

Brandon and Michi Marshall take a bow after premiering his 10 minute play, "Love of the Healing Kind."
Yes, you heard it right!  Not only is Brandon Marshall a world class football player for the Chicago Bears, but he is also a remarkable playwright! Marshall was one of three local notables tapped to write a ten minute play for the Victory Gardens Theater‘s annual Chicago Stories Gala.  Victory Gardens Founding Manager Marcelle McVay... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's Women's Board hosts luncheon to celebrate premiere of Swan Lake

The Joffrey Ballet's Women's Board hosts luncheon to celebrate premiere of Swan Lake
The Joffrey Ballet’s Women’s Board will host a Swan Lake Luncheon on Wednesday, October 1, at RPM Steak (66 W. Kinzie).  This new event, co-chaired by WB members Ellie Forman and Kathleen Henson, will support the launch of the Company’s upcoming Swan Lake production premiering on October 15. The afternoon will include a reception and... Read more »
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