“I’m talking about most of the stuff that people are thinking about…”
Commercial corridor revitalization can aspire to more than shops and restaurants, and it’s exciting to see an arts organization anchor a block.
The first thing you’ll notice stepping into the theater at Paramount is the electricity…. It’s the hum of anticipation.
Ms. Pat has lived through enough drama to fill ten lifetimes.
Live theater and opera make a comeback in a dramatic way.
Jacob Jonas the Company reached a widening web of collaborators across the globe. The result is a collection of three-to-ten minute finely tuned gems, visually arresting with gorgeous musical compositions and soundscapes.
The Annoyance is spotlighting its very best players with its Chicago Legends series.
Lynch has carved out quite an impressive career, having scored a Tony nomination, a string of albums and Comedy Central specials that have marked him as one of the top musical comics of today.
Set in 1986 in the Aburi Girls Boarding School in Ghana, five teenagers gossip and primp as they prepare for beauty pageant auditions the following day. The social hierarchy of “mean girls” is quickly established, as Paulina, the prettiest and best singer, alternately boasts about her superiority and denigrates her classmates for what she considers their inferiority.
“It felt like a black hole and I was slowly maneuvering my way inch by inch. But it allowed me to have space to learn what happened in the past. We’ve been here twenty-five years and it’s not built on sinking sand. I also saw this was an opportunity to create anything I desired. There were no rules.”