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Get Creative at the Creative Chicago Expo

The LoopCreativity flows through the Chicago and it’s the source of our growth. From the growing tech start-ups and our Michelin starred culinary scene to the nationally recognized film and art industry, it’...

A Summer Of Rocking, Performing And Laughing For Teens

Chicago, Chicago Area, Downtown, Lakeview, North, IllinoisThe Second City Training Center and School of Rock Chicago team up to introduce Rock City Camp: An Opera of Rock, a stage-writing performance camp for teens aged 14-19, beginning July 7. Over two...

Playwright Amy Herzog and Director Kimberly Senior are Reunited in Next Theatre's Midwest Premiere of THE GREAT GOD PAN

Illinois This Moving and Mysterious Drama Delves into the Nature of Memory and Questions How the Past Shapes our Present EVANSTON – Next Theatre Company proudly announces the Midwest premiere of The Great...

Strawdog Theatre Company and Victory Gardens' Crip Slam Announce a Fully Accessible Performance of Philip Dawkins' MISS MARX: OR THE INVOLUNTARY SIDE EFFECT OF LIVING

Chicago, Chicago Area, Lincoln Park, North, IllinoisThis Special Presentation of the Highly Theatrical Drama About Karl Marx’s Youngest Daughter and Her Conflicts with Life, Love and Injustice in Victorian England Includes Wheelchair Accessibility,...

American Blues Theater Announces Chicago-Based Douglas Post as the Recipient of the National 2014 Blue Ink Playwriting Award

Chicago, Lincoln Park, North, IllinoisPost Receives a $1,000 Cash Prize and the Opportunity to Develop the Script of His Prize-Winning Comden Mall Community Activists with American Blues Theater CHICAGO – Producing Artistic Director...

American blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" Season Continues with the World Premiere of AMERICAN MYTH, March 7 - April 6

Lincoln Park, NorthSteve Scott Directs the Winner of the 2012 Blue Ink Playwriting Award and Edgerton Foundation New Play Award CHICAGO—Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater,...
Ravinia

Ravinia Announces the 2014 Summer Of Love, Season of Stars

Chicago Area, North Suburbs, Suburbs, Highland Park, IllinoisWhen the wind chill in Chicago is 20 below it sure is nice to have a reason to stop shivering and think about summer.  Ravinia just announced more than 130 events June 5 - September 14, including...

Teatro Vista Announces Additional Spring Nighttime Programming with LNTV: Late Night Teatro Vista, Playing April 28 - May 17

Chicago, Chicago Area, Lincoln Park, North, IllinoisLatino Companies Salsation Theatre Company and Teatro Luna Join in Producing a Variety of Work that Includes Musical Performances, Storytelling, Improvisation and New Plays CHICAGO – Teatro Vista...

Teatro Vista begins their 2014 spring season with Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge, playing at The Richard Christiansen Theater located within The Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., April 15 – May 18.

Chicago, Chicago Area, Lincoln Park, North, IllinoisTeatro Vista Stages Miller’s Acclaimed Tale of Immigrants in New York with an All-Latino CastPress Opening April 22 at 7:30 p.m. CHICAGO – Teatro Vista begins their 2014 spring season with Arthur...
Sharing For Sheri

Because Laughter Is The Best Medicine: Sharing For Sheri Fundraiser

Chicago, Chicago Area, North Suburbs, Suburbs, IllinoisEnjoy a great night of laughs and help support Sheri Johnson Tuesday, March 11 at Hawthorn Woods Country Club.  Sheri is an employee of Zanies Comedy Club in Vernon HIlls who unfortunately suffered a...
The Airborne Toxic Event at The Rave in Milwaukee 2014

The Airborne Toxic Event at The Rave (Milwaukee)

Milwaukee, WisconsinLast weekend I made the trip even farther into the depths of The Great White North to see The Airborne Toxic Event at The Rave in Milwaukee. The Rave is one of those old concert venues that oozes...

Save on Lyric Opera's "The Barber of Seville" Tickets

The LoopLove opera? Your Valentine's weekend gift is right here - a night at the opera with a happily-ever-after ending! Purchase 2 Main Floor seats for $150 or 2 Balcony seats for $99 for four remaining...

Duke Ellington’s “Queenie Pie” Opens This Weekend

The LoopIn addition to Chicago Theatre Week, the Chicago Opera Theater (COT) is collaborating Chicago Jazz Orchestra to present the Chicago premiere of Duke Ellington’s “Queenie Pie” at the Harris Theater....

Chicago Theatre Week is on in five

The LoopIf you haven’t been to the theatre lately, now is the time go to. Running through Feb. 16, Chicago Theatre Week celebrates the city’s devotion to the performing arts and the vibrant future ahead of...

Ramona Quimby at The Emerald City

Lincoln ParkThis weekend my two daughters and I had the pleasure of being guests to The Emerald City production of Ramona Quimby.  It was adapted from the beloved Beverly Cleary books.  It follows Ramona and her...

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