Tag: Matthew Worth

"Ariadne auf Naxos" (Lyric Opera): Seriously Playful, Playfully Serious!

I’ve gone back to my old high school to see a musical.  It was uncomfortable. After regularly seeing full-blown Chicago-based extravaganzas, the hometown version made me feel self-conscious and snobby.  I was uneasy when my friend, the director, eagerly asked me what I thought of the car.  I bit back the clarification, ‘the crappy cardboard... Read more »

Review "Three Decembers": Triple Triumph!

Chicago Opera Theater presents THREE DECEMBERSAt Harris Theatre, 205 E. RandolphComposed by Jake HeggieBased on a short play by Terrence McNallyLibretto by Gene ScheerMusical direction by Stephen HargreavesDirected by Leonard FogliaSung in English with supertitles May 8th, 12th, 14th, 16th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Ninety minutes no intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh The annual holiday newsletter... Read more »