Posts tagged "Cadillac Palace"

"War Horse" (Broadway in Chicago): Touching, inspiring and enchantingly entertaining

"War Horse" (Broadway in Chicago):  Touching, inspiring and enchantingly entertaining
Reviewed by Jeanette Hamel It was impossible to imagine how Michael Morpurgo’s children’s novel, War Horse, and Steven Spielberg’s feature film of the same, was ever going to translate to a live stage.  PETA activists aside, live horses as main characters on a stage in a theater would be an impossible feat.  When the fact... Read more »

"The Addams Family" (Broadway in Chicago): Neat, Sweet, Petite!

"The Addams Family" (Broadway in Chicago):  Neat, Sweet, Petite!
In 2009, “The Addams Family” premiered in Chicago before its Broadway debut.  The characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams had already been immortalized in a television show and multiple movies.  So, it was prime time for the bizarre family to hit the stage as a musical. Chicago was there for the birth and had... Read more »

Review "Les Miserables": Enriching Epic Musical Masterpiece

Broadway in Chicago presents LES MISERABLESAt Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. RandolphBased on the novel by Victor HugoMusic by Claude-Michel ShonbergLyrics by Herbert KretzmerOriginal French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc NatelConducted by Robert BilligDirected by Lawrence Connor and James Powell Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays at 7:30pmFridays and Saturdays at 8pm  Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays... Read more »
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Review "Wicked": Spell Remains Unbroken Enchantment!

Broadway in Chicago presents WICKEDAt Cadillac Theatre, 151 W. RandolphBased on the novel by Gregory MaguireMusic and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by Winnie HolzmanDirected by Joe MantelloThru January 23rdBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and forty-five minutes with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Girl kills witch with a house and so her... Read more »