Posts tagged "Aida"

"AIDA" (Lyric Opera): Epic Love Story Stuns!

"AIDA" (Lyric Opera):  Epic Love Story Stuns!
#14.  Boy meets girl is a classic basic plot.  In modern day movies, a missed text, bad job, or family ties leads to a ninety minute contemplation if love can survive.  Often cute, sometimes trite!  Opera takes that same simplistic storyline and slaps it into a frenzy of dramatic passion.  Never cute, always powerful! The... Read more »

Going up this weekend: Emperor verses Aida in a Parallelogram until After The Fall

JULY 9th: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre opens world premiere family musical “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” July 10th:  Steppenwolf Theatre opens Bruce Norris’ play “Parallelogram.” July 10th:   Bailiwick Chicago opens Elton John composed “Aida.”    July 11th:  Eclipse Theatre opens Arthur Miller’s “After The Fall.”