Tag: Rudy Hogenmiller

Man of La Mancha (Light Opera Works): Reliable Crowd Pleaser

Man of La Mancha (Light Opera Works): Reliable Crowd Pleaser
Reviewed by Jasleen Jaswal Vines Light Opera Works continues a season of crowd favorites with the classic Man of La Mancha atEvanston’s Cahn Auditorium. James Harms reprises a role he has played several times before, and he seems to enjoy it quite a bit. It’s fun watching him slip between the roles of Don Quixote,... 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 "BRIGADOON": Love It Before It Vanishes!

Audio Podcast at ITUNES  Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of June 10th  Narrated by Joshua Volkers Light Opera Works presents BRIGADOON At Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston Reviewed by Katy Walsh On vacation, an American falls for a Scottish lass.  Complications arise when he discovers she won’t be around the morning after.  What happens in... Read more »

Review "Hello, Dolly!": Only Five Days Left for Heavy Meddle!

Light Opera Works presents     Hello, Dolly!         Book by Michael Stewart Music/Lyrics by Jerry Herman Directed by Rudy Hogenmiller at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson, Evanston (map) through Jan 1  |  tickets: $32-$92   |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh “Some people paint, I meddle.”  A widow makes a living as a matchmaker.   Light Opera... Read more »

Review "I Do! I Do!": A TO-DO for the Married Set!

Light Opera Works presents I Do! I Do!Light Opera Works Second Stage, 1420 Maple, EvanstonBook and lyrics by Tom Jones Music by Harvey SchmidtBased on the play “The Fourposter” by Jan de HartogOriginally produced on Broadway by David MerrickOriginally directed by Gower ChampionStage director and choreographer Rudy HogenmillerCo-music directed by Roger Bingaman and Linda SleinFridays... Read more »