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Sunday, March 26, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 3, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Friday, July 29, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Portage Park/Filament Theatre Ensemble by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED Right or wrong, many put off family time until summer. Just as the weather gets warmer, we pack up the kids and jack up the credit cards in order to go somewhere else. Filament T…

SOURCE: at 10:00AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Review: The Boys Upstairs/Pride Films & Plays by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED Playwright Jason Mitchell’s farcical “The Boys Upstairs” sets up like a pitcher of vodka lemonades on a hot Sunday. Three college friends celebrate clothes, swanky parties,…

SOURCE: at 10:00AM
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Review: Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook/Underscore Theatre Company by Aaron Hunt

The making of a new musical is as daunting as a jigsaw puzzle. The challenge can be ratcheted up when all of the pieces seem to be the same color: a blue sky melting into a mountain stream. …

SOURCE: at 01:00PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Review: The King and I/Lyric Opera of Chicago by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED Lyric Opera of Chicago has found a formula that comes closer to a successful collaboration between the resources of a major opera company and the magic of musical theatre. This &…

SOURCE: at 02:00PM
Monday, April 25, 2016

Review: The Lion in Winter/ Promethean Theatre Ensemble by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED James Goldman’s 1966 period piece with contemporary colloquialisms has played the world over, buoyed by the success of the 1968 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Peter O’To…

SOURCE: at 05:00PM
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Review: Evita/Marriott Theatre by Aaron Hunt

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock oratorio “Evita” sings a story that never tires in its retelling: the disenfranchised individual, working with their particular skill set and virtually on th…

SOURCE: at 04:00PM
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Review: Romeo and Juliet/Lyric Opera of Chicago by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED Perhaps best known for the heroine’s waltz song, which arrives in the first act and isn’t quite equaled for sparkling melody thereafter, there is still much music to savor in…

SOURCE: at 01:00PM
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Review: The Tempest/Saint Sebastian Players by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED Shakespeare’s problematic play “The Tempest” is a heady undertaking for any theater company. Never mind the need to replicate an onstage shipwreck. Culminating in the playw…

SOURCE: at 10:00AM
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Review: Far From Heaven/ Porchlight Music Theatre by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED “Far From Heaven,” the acclaimed 2002 film starring the translucent Julianne Moore, was penned and directed by Todd Haynes and shot using the carefully composed color…

SOURCE: at 04:00PM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre