Hedy Weiss

Theater critic

Hedy Weiss is a former theater and dance critic at the Chicago Sun-Times.

The Second City e.t.c.'s new revue bears the title “Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno,” and I’ll give you one guess whose tendency to pile on
As part of its 60th anniversary, the Joffrey Ballet is remounting Sir Frederick Ashton’s full-length ballet, “Cinderella,” to a score by Prokofiev.
The intimate but grand-scale production of the show is infused with fierce, precision-tooled, altogether transformative direction by Michael Weber.
Thursday night at Symphony Center, Maestro Riccardo Muti led a program of four works exceptional depth and richness.
George Balanchine’s “The Four Temperaments” and Jerome Robbins’ “Glass Pieces” are among the pieces slated for the program.
Two more wildly different personalities than Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev could not have been put in a room together.
Audra McDonald did it. So did Chita Rivera. And soon it will be Patti LuPone’s turn as the latest Broadway diva to arrive onstage at Steppenwolf
These include a unique, grand-scale thematic initiative linked to the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I on November 11, 1918
The orchestra’s music director will continue his schedule of subscription concerts, community engagement and touring.