The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, first presented on Broadway in 1978 and memorably mounted as a film in 1982, is ironically one of the most prescient musicals for the 21st century. The story of the Chicken Ranch in fictional Gilbert, Texas, both portends contemporary cancel culture and brilliantly contrasts the ethics of prostitution, the […]
Tag: Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
The magic is gone
Every piece of art has a timeliness. When it is born and put into the world, it becomes part of its identity for better or worse. For Godspell, that time has come and gone. First staged in 1971, this musical by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak is painfully dated. That cannot be fixed no matter […]
The Evanston Performing Arts Collective kicks off with “A New World” on New Year’s
Fleetwood-Jourdain spearheads a new collaboration “Celebrating Life, Community and the Arts.”
Hello Again puts La Ronde to music
Michael John LaChiusa’s riff on Arthur Schnitzler’s 1897 play gets a stellar production from Theo Ubique.
The Bridges of Madison County remembers that romance is about the journey
Theo Ubique’s production is a sweet, sweet piece of Iowa cheese.
The Full Monty is a less-than-auspicious inauguration of Theo Ubique’s new space
The production’s sexual politics unsuccessfully hang between self-aware period piece and relevant, contemporary commentary.
Reader’s Agenda Sun 5/19: An organic beer garden, 60 years of blues, and Andrew Lloyd Webber
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, May 19
No, you’re not on the list this time, either: non-Equity Jeff nominations announced
2012 non-Equity Jeff Awards nominations
Dinner & a Show: Friday 9/24
Recommended entertainment paired with nearby restaurants.
Non-Equity Jeff Award Results
A list of the non-Equity Jeff Award winners