Archive for February 2018

Pretty Woman The Musical heading to Chicago for pre-broadway run

Pretty Woman The Musical heading to Chicago for pre-broadway run
The Pretty Woman musical team was in town yesterday in anticipation of their Broadway bound musical opening at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre Tuesday, March 13. The show based on the 1990 romantic comedy, Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Geer features Samantha Barks in the Roberts roll as Vivian and Steve Kazee as her love interest Edward. The... Read more »

Review: Love Never Dies at Cadillac Palace Theatre

Review: Love Never Dies at Cadillac Palace Theatre
Love Never Dies, billed as the sequel to Broadway’s longest ever running musical Phantom of the Opera, opened in Chicago Thursday night at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Andrew Lloyd Weber’s sequel to Phantom that has been bouncing around since it debuted in London in 2010 to not so loving reviews has opened, closed, been remounted and... Read more »

Spring is in the air at Chicago Riverwalk City Winery

Spring is in the air at Chicago Riverwalk City Winery
City Winery has got you covered There’s hope, maybe even a cure, for your cabin fever. City Winery is bringing a taste of spring to Chicago’s Riverwalk with their River Domes. River Domes, which debuted at City Winery’s Riverwalk location last summer (Chicago River between Dearborn and State Streets, 11 W. Riverwalk South), are private... Read more »
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Chicago Quiz: How well do you know Chicago?

Chicago Quiz: How well do you know Chicago?
With 77 neighborhoods, 237 square miles of land, nearly 3 million residents, dozens of cultural institutions, historical sites and museums, more than 200 theaters, early 200 art galleries, more than 7,300 restaurants and 552 parks, there’s a lot to love and to know about Chicago.  Test your knowledge with our photo quiz and see how well you know Chicago.... Read more »

Review: Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream not just for kids

Review: Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream not just for kids
Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s (CST) Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream—a 75-minute abridgment of William Shakespeare’s riotous take on mismatched love–is currently being performed for 1,000 students a day at CST’s exciting new venue, The Yard, Mondays through Friday’s for six weeks. On Saturdays the show is offered to the public with two, 75-minute performances at 11 am... Read more »

Review: The Humans National Tour at Chicago Palace Theatre

Review: The Humans National Tour at Chicago Palace Theatre
“Humans struggling with how to put one foot in front of the other. That is a timeless question.” Richard Thomas One thing we all have in common, rich, poor, black, white, young, old, we are humans and according to Erik Blake (Richard Thomas who you may remember as John-Boy in the CBS television series The... Read more »
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