Posts tagged "Bethany Thomas"

"Harold and the Purple Crayon" (Chicago Children's Theatre): Color Me Happy!

"Harold and the Purple Crayon" (Chicago Children's Theatre):  Color Me Happy!
“Cool!”      “I know what possibility means.”     “That was fantastic.”   “Oh yeah!” “That’s funny!”     “They are making an apple tree.”     “I want an apple!” Sometimes the unscripted responses of the young audience are as entertaining as the play in progress. Chicago Children’s Theatre presents a new musical version of Harold and the Purple Crayon.  Author Crockett Johnson wrote a beloved... Read more »

"Rodgers & Hart: A Celebration" (Light Opera Works): Pleasurable Tribute!

"Rodgers & Hart:  A Celebration" (Light Opera Works):  Pleasurable Tribute!
The musical partnership of Rodgers & Hammerstein is my go to show-tunes trivia answer.  They are the creators of some of America’s most popular musicals.  But before Oscar was ever on the scene, Richard had a long-term relationship with Larry.  Light Opera Works presents RODGERS & HART:  A CELEBRATION.  Composer Richard Rodgers teamed up with lyricist... Read more »

Review "Porgy & Bess": Splendid Re-Imagined Classic!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 2nd   Narrated by Joshua Volkers Court Theatre presents PORGY & BESSAt 5535 S. EllisLyrics by George and Ira Gershwin Libretto by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Directed by Charles Newell  Music direction by Doug PeckWednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pmFridays at 8pmSaturdays at 3pm and 8pmSundays... Read more »
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