Sadly, the whole production wears you down as often as it enchants.
The multiple Grammy-winner returns to Chicago this week for concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Miller was a realist who tapped into the fractured heroic nature of his characters and the very specific time and place in which they lived.
The all too rarely revived 1990 musical devised by Clarke Peters features the wonderfully antic songs of 1930s saxophonist/bandleader Louis Jordan.
A long-running hit at the Apollo, the tribute to Elvis Presley and his fellow Sun Records artists finds its proper scale on a Broadway-size proscenium
The five concerts will feature Hispanic, gospel, Caribbean, jazz, tango and Middle Eastern sounds, along with works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Grieg.
Stage versions of Atwood’s work are still rare, so Rivendell’s riveting world premiere production of her novel “Alias Grace” is reason to celebrate.
Each of the towers is a self-contained ecosystem with heating & ventilating connectors, electrical connections, acoustical panels & sprinkler system.
This fall’s action-packed lineup showcases the art in all its forms, from contemporary to classical to jazz and more.
It is Hall’s work on the opera stage that left its greatest mark in Chicago.
James Still’s fascinating fantasia, “The Heavens are Hung in Black,” is now receiving an enthralling Shattered Globe Theatre production.
On any given night, this city is alive with the most majestic sounds of every music genre.
Discovery is the name of the game on Chicago stages.
The 2018 lineup features work by Chicago writers Ike Holter, Aline Lathrop and J. Joseph Cox, along with Kathleen Cahill and Sean Christopher Lewis.
In the end, the screechy-screaminess of it all, along with the crotch grabbing, simulated humping and dumb humor, have a numbing effect.