After its 2019 premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Paradise Square, a musical conceived by Larry Kirwan, inspired by the music of Stephen Foster, directed by Moisés Kaufman, and choreographed by Bill T. Jones, has roared into Chicago for a month-long run at the Nederlander Theatre before it heads to Broadway in 2022. The year is […]
Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me debuted in 2017, which already feels like half a century ago, what with a pandemic and a presidential election. Not to mention the incompetent/unhinged reaction to those two events from both the previous administration and the nihilist death cult masquerading as a political party that is still […]
Heidi Schreck weaves together civics, feminism, and personal history in this vital production.
Three actors portray different aspects of the iconic disco queen in this touring musical.
The central romance feels overly familiar, but this touring production’s ensemble creates a magical environment.
The Broadway hit lands for a brief but lovely touring interlude.
A touring musical about the town that hosted the world after 9/11 brings the love.
Thirty-four years later, the blockbuster musical still packs a potent political message with the melodrama.
The glorious Broadway revival makes a quick stop in Chicago.
Hey! Ho! Don’t go!
The cast elevates the production beyond karaoke night.
It’s as pretty as a pastry.
But the performances in this touring production are fresh and assured.
Hey, white boys have feelings too!
This cruise-ship-ready cash grab is 90s nostalgia run amok.