Theatre

Meet me in St. Louis, now running at The Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place through December 21st, is an absolutely delightful production of one of my favorite shows.Imagine you are a young girl, newly in love and in love with one of the greatest and most advanced cities in…
Wednesday, 26 November 2008 16:34

David Bowie Xmas Special Gives The Gift Of Laughter

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The show claims to be inspired from a never-aired Christmas special that was planned for 1977, featuring David Bowie and friends. Creation took place with the help of “network notes and space technology,” altered to a humorous irreverence and rock star deprecation. While the stage is composed of just one…
Friday, 21 November 2008 19:42

William Petersen Shines in "Dublin Carol"

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Taking a brief hiatus from the hit television show C.S.I., William Petersen has returned to Steppenwolf Theatre, to reprise the role of John Plunkett in “Dublin Carol”. Written by playwright Conor McPherson and directed by ensemble member Amy Morton, “Dublin Carol” is a gritty story...
Friday, 07 November 2008 15:37

Texas Chainsaw Musical kills at Pastime Theater

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The show began with a narrated introduction in darkness, with every 'massacre' being replaced with a gleeful 'Musical!'. Establishing a humor that would be present throughout, a single light shone on an armadillo. The five victims are carelessly cruising the rurals of Texas, singing about the amazing heat. Trouble begins…
Friday, 17 October 2008 11:57

KA is a Spectacular Treat

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From the moment I stepped foot into the 1,950 seat theater inside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, I was awe. With the set of KA expanding along the sides and rear of the theater, the pre-show had Archers and Spearmen swinging about from platform to platform and above audience…
Sunday, 26 October 2008 19:05

"Thunder from Down Under" at Excalibur

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Sexy, Sassy and Classy! Family comedian, Louie Anderson, and the all male revue “Thunder from Down Under” share the same stage space at the Excalibur Hotel.
Monday, 13 October 2008 19:00

Swing Shift SideShow

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While scouring the Las Vegas entertainment industry for engaging, unusual acts to cover, I somewhat accidentally came across a group of performers that both amazed me with their bizarre talents and impressed me with their intrinsic genuine nature. I met the core members of Swing Shift SideShow (SSSS) through friend,…
Saturday, 06 October 2012 19:00

Cirque Du Soleil's "O" at the Bellagio

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"A Beautiful Dream Comes to Life" It is truly the closest thing to dreaming while being awake. There are very few shows that have so much going on, so many enthralling acts one after another, that you find yourself wondering when you can see the show again before it's even…
Thursday, 10 April 2008 01:00

The Attempters Attempts Too Much

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I love this theater company and based on the high volume of subscribers, so does the city of Chicago. When a group of college graduates can start a company and within 5 years achieve the kind of success that Steppenwolf demands to house, we can be assured that this ensemble…

 

 

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