Posts in category "Chicago"

I hate Cirque du Soleil: A review of 'Superior Donuts'

I hate Cirque du Soleil. There, I said it. I couldn’t admit it for a long time.  I thought something was wrong with me.  Everyone else RAVES.  And, while I would never say their gravity defying abilities aren’t impressive, I’m always bored after 20 minutes. I’ve tried to give it a shot.  Three shots, actually. ... Read more »

The Chicago Bears Fan From New York

In 1956, the Bears played the Giants in a championship game. They got beat. Bad. 47-7.  My father in law – a young Jewish kid from Brooklyn at the time – heard the game on the radio and thought “This team needs me.” And, 56 years of fanaticism ensued – a fanatic in such a... Read more »

Love, Loss and What I Wore - Now in Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse

  I saw it last night – opening night – and I don’t remember a thing. As I was exiting my 4th row seat – after 1 hour 45 minutes, no intermission – WHACK!  Note to the lawyers for the company that manages the property at Broadway Playhouse: You might want to do something about... Read more »