Tag: Aladdin, Alain Boublil, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, CATS, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Goodman Theatre, Hamilton, Music Man, Nederlander Theatre, The Real Chicago
The Big City Blog: Three legendary musicals — Les Miserables, The Music Man and CATS — play Chicago in July and August
Jul 10, 2019
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: The entertaining “Lottery Day” at the Goodman Theatre holds a magnifying glass to Chicago, revealing both pleasures and problems
Apr 11, 2019
The qualities of theater, as opposed to other forms of art, make it uniquely suited for blurring the boundaries between art and life....
First Look review: The Goodman’s “Support Group for Men” is comedic therapy for navigating through what it means to be a man in today’s America
Jul 07, 2018
The characters are written to be so well-rounded and fleshed out, it sets up for a wonderfully enjoyable comedic backdrop for the show.
First Look review: The Goodman’s “Yasmina’s Necklace” is a heartwarming love story told through a unique lens
Nov 11, 2017
Yasmina’s Necklace is speckled with honest, family moments while having the ability to tackle serious themes such as racism, culture...
Jul 08, 2017
Ah, Wilderness is a very well-rounded show that had me thinking back to the foolish tendencies I had as a love-struck teenage boy.
We Ask, They Answer: Q&A with Karl Hamilton, star of “Wonderful Town” playing at the Goodman Theatre
Sep 18, 2016
We Ask, They Answer: Q&A with Karl Hamilton, star of "Wonderful Town" playing at the Goodman Theatre
First Look review: Watch good Midwestern people fall under the spell of influence and power in The Goodman Theatre’s “Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976”
Jun 08, 2016
Through Kim — and the wonderful performance by Cliff Chamberlain — the audience is thrown right into the big questions. It’s more...
First Look review: The Goodman’s “Rapture, Blister, Burn” tackles decades of feminist theories with a smart, funny approach
Feb 09, 2015
First Look review: The Goodman’s "Rapture, Blister, Burn" tackles decades of feminist theories with a smart, funny approach
First Look review: “Smokefall” returns to the Goodman Theatre, offering a compelling look at the depth of family and life choices
Oct 04, 2014
First Look review: "Smokefall" returns to the Goodman Theatre, offering a compelling look at the depth of family and life choices
Inside Scoop: Bears game shuttles, 13th Floor Haunted House, Second City’s holiday show and Nature Nuts at the Notebaert Museum
Sep 22, 2014
Inside Scoop: Bears game shuttles, 13th Floor Haunted House, Second City's holiday show and Nature Nuts at the Notebaert Museum