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Paramount Theatre in Aurora Serves Up A Breathtaking Sweeney Todd

Highly Recommended What is considered by many to be Sondheim’s greatest work Sweeney Todd had its premiere in 1979, starring Len Cariou as the demon barber of Fleet Street Todd and Angela Lansbury (at 65 years of age) as the meat pie maven Mrs. Lovett. For ...

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Joffrey Ballet offers GAME CHANGERS at The Auditorium Theatre

Reviewed by: Bob Douglas Recommended For its annual winter engagement, The Joffrey Ballet presents Game Changers, a program of three contemporary ballets by choreographers including Wonder Boy Justin Peck, Wayne MacGregor and Christopher Wheeldon. This bill of fare is presented in a total run of 10-performances. The evening ...

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Pride Films and Plays Poignant PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Proves Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Reviewed by: Bob Douglas Highly Recommended Pride Films and Plays present Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in their new venue to a cheering opening night audience. Resplendent in flamboyant ball gowns, lots of feathers and glitter, looking down over the vast red Australian desert: for three showgirls ...

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Broadway In Chicago Announces WICKED To Return in December

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster and Chicago’s most popular musical, will return to Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement Dec. 6, 2017- Jan. 21, 2018.With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, ...

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Charles Busch Brings THAT GIRL, THAT BOY To The Pride Arts Center Jan. 29 and 30, 2017

Pride Arts Center presents Charles Busch; That Girl, That Boy in The Broadway in the Pride Arts Center for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2017. This is the first time this theatrical legend will play his solo show in Chicago. And this ...

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