The opera is a culmination of an inter-disciplinary program resulting from a collaboration between the Lyric Opera and the Chicago Urban League.
Edward Gero skillfully portrays the late, conservative Supreme Court justice in a play that works best as a character study.
Back in her old overalls, the former Chicagoan goofs on the so-called “cutthroat world” of unscripted entertainment.
The ballet is co-founded by Alicia Alonso and originally named for the Cuban ballerina, who is now 97 and continues to serve as general director.
For a distinctly Russian play, Michael Mayer’s made a notably American film, pleasantly unstuffy but also less substantial.
Directed with smarts and sass by Gus Menary, Ike Holter’s “The Light Fantastic” is a mashup of horror and pointed commentary.
Though the show suffers from Black Ensemble Theater’s usual narrative flaws, superstar Patti LaBelle’s music is delivered with maximum impact.
Introduction of the oddball creations of playwright Sam Shepard is the best part of this smartly cast production.
“I grew up singing in church. Mandatory. From the age you could talk you were put in the choir.”
An insightful and entertaining look at African-American history through the eyes of two fascinating centenarians.
Kalie Kaimann stars as Dorothy in the stage musical version of “The Wizard of Oz,” running through May 20 at the Chicago Theatre.