Category Archives: Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber Classic Comes to Chicago

It is a part of theatre history. It is also possibly the longest running show on Broadway.  Everyone has either heard the beautiful haunting melodies or seen a version of the traveling production.  Well now , you can either relive … Continue reading

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You’ll Believe in “Ghost” the Musical

I am usually leery of plays or musicals that come from popular movies. They are in danger of being labeled as cheesy and sentimental.  Musicals are traditional classics like Rogers and Hammerstein or artistic masterpieces like Andrew Lloyd Webber plays.  … Continue reading

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Dancing is his Passion An Exclusive with Fabrice Calmels

I have performed on stage in straight plays and musicals, but I can’t even imagine the time and practicing for something as complex and beautiful as a ballet. My only experience with ballet was in college as a theatre major, … Continue reading

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You’ll Have A Jolly Good Time at “Elf”

That’s the trouble with holiday shows. Some of them have been over done. How many times can you really see “A Christmas Carol ?” Will its Broadway in Chicago to the rescue. The gorgeous Cadillac Palace is the place for … Continue reading

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From the Windy City to Hollywood Part One

We boast  the best theatres outside of NY, best movie sets outside of Hollywood , and one of the best theatre schools in the country with Northwestern University. Is it any wonder that from our stages have come some of … Continue reading

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You”ll Get A Feelin From “Flashdance”

Everyone has a dream.  For Alex, her dream is to dance . But reality takes over as it does for us all. Alex slaves in a Pittsburgh steel mill all day and embraces the dance at night.  Her dancing doesn’t … Continue reading

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You’ll Have a Rockin Time

Hands were clapping and people were smiling. Was it because of our Hawks? No they were rockin to the sounds of Buddy Holly at the Cadillac Theatre. “Buddy” is  Broadway in Chicago’ latest offering. It is a musical journey of … Continue reading

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