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Wings Of Healing – Angels of Hope

Become an Angel of Hope by honoring or remembering family and friends through the St. Catherine Hospital Wings of Healing program. For every angel hung on the tree, a $10 donation is made to the St. Catherine Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Program. Your donation helps support scholarships for area residents. For a $25 donation, a beautiful…

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Lucky Plush “Rooming House” is Fascinating and Kind of Chaotic

**** Recommended **** Last year I was blown away by “Trip the Light Fantastic: The Making of SuperStrip”, a blend of contemporary dance, theater, video and comic book graphics. This year, Lucky Plush, the company that created “SuperStrip”, has an entirely new blend of theater and contemporary dance, “Rooming House”, part of Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series.…

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Drury Lane’s New “42nd Street” is the Best!

**** Highly Recommended **** I’ve always loved “42nd Street” with its schmaltzy rags to riches story. I’ve always gotten goose bumps when the curtain rises revealing all those dancing feet. I thought I knew “42nd Street”, but Drury Lane’s new jazz/rock & roll/funk infused interpretation jumps right out of the ‘30s, gleefully turning the ‘traditional’…

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“It’s A Wonderful Life,” Munster

Theatre at the Center’s  A Wonderful Life: The Musica begins on November 19 and a run through December 23.   Based on the classic 1946 Frank Capra film starring James Stewart as George Bailey, A Wonderful Life: The Musical features book and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Joe Raposo. It’s the musical telling of…

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CST Celebrates 20 Years With “It’s a Wonderful Life”

In celebration of their 20th anniversary on Chicago Street Theatre, CST is proud to bring audiences the holiday favorite, It’s a Wonderful Life to their stage November 24 through December 16, 2017.  Based on Frank Capra’s 1946 movie classic featuring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, the play follows the life of George Bailey- a small…

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“A Fabulous 50’s Christmas” Returns to Towle Theater

15th Annual Holiday Show at the Towle Theater “A Fabulous 50’s Christmas”   The Towle Theater has been producing its hallmark holiday show for the past 14 years to sold out audiences.  This year, they have once again reinvented “A Fabulous 50’s Christmas” just in time to get you in the holiday mood. The overall concept…

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Lookingglass Theatre’s “Hard Times” is a Dark and Brooding Dickensian Saga

*** Recommended*** “Hard Times”, the fall/winter production at Lookingglass, is a really good play, but it’s Dickens, so it’s dark, brooding and depressing as all get out. Then there’s the whole rich vs poor, greedy industrial giant vs the workforce theme which is so relevant today it’ll make you even more depressed. On the other…

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“School of Rock – The Musical” is All about the Kids!

**** Highly Recommended **** “School of Rock – The Musical”, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway smash hit, is a wonderful show. Although the story is rather predictable, nobody cared! From their first appearance until the final number, a dozen (or so) of the most amazingly talented kids stole the show. This show starts with an announcement…

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Marriott’s “Newsies” has Precise Timing, Flawless Execution and Incredibly Athletic Choreography

**** Highly Recommended **** Marriott Theatre’s production of “Newsies” is not to be missed! Kudos to Director/Choreographer, Alex Sanchez for a spectacular production. The choreography is characterized by precise timing, flawless execution, and incredibly athletic moves. At the end of each number, the cast collectively stops on a dime, holding their pose, while the audience…

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The Second City’s 106th Mainstage Revue, “Dream Freaks Fall From Space” is a Laugh Extravaganza!

**** Highly Recommended **** The Second City is doing what they do best, making people laugh, and laugh, and laugh some more, with their 106th Mainstage Revue, “Dream Freaks Fall From Space”. From the first snicker to the last guffaw, this revue scored a ten on the hilarity scale. Get tickets soon, you’ll love it!…

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