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First Look review: John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons is a hilarious, fast-paced, educational journey

John Leguizamo presents a meticulously researched, thought-provoking outline of borderline forgotten history.

The Big City Blog: Three legendary musicals — Les Miserables, The Music Man and CATS — play Chicago in July and August

Les Miserables, the Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon from Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg that's been seen by 120 million...

First Look review: Rock of Ages is captivating, exciting, funny and a seriously rocking good time

From the opening number, you realize you are not at a Broadway show; you are at a rock concert highlighting all of your favorite classic...

The Big City Blog: A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Giordano Dance and Two Pints hit the stage in Chicago this March

Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the classic film, A Bronx Tale, the Broadway hit musical, visits Chicago for just two...

The Big City Blog: “Tootsie,” the beloved hit movie, returns as a comedy musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

A beloved comedy from the silver screen has been revived as a musical and is in Chicago for a pre-Broadway run through Oct. 14.

Finally: One fan’s long, excruciating wait to experience the phenomenon that is “Hamilton”

This is when the idea that I would never see this show started to pop into my head. Maybe, if I were lucky, I would get to see a really bad...

The Big City Blog: “Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage” returns to Chicago May 29-June 3

Exploding with heart-pounding music and “big, bold dance numbers that explode with excitement,” this worldwide smash is based on one of...

Let’s chill: We’ve got a handful of unique spring date activities in Chicago

Mixology classes are all the rage right now, so make your next date night a bit unique with handcrafted cocktails that you and your partner...

The Big City Blog: “Christmas Around the World” at the Museum of Science and Industry, sketch comedy at Stage 773 and “Men are from Mars” ticket deals

Complete with indoor snow falling every 30 minutes, this exhibit is perfect for patrons of all ages and filled with cultural celebrations...

The Big City Blog: Broadway in Chicago’s free summer concert, Bugapalooza, North Coast after parties and more

Come and enjoy the best of what Broadway in Chicago has to offer Aug. 15 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.