SHOWBIZ SPOTLIGHT
Left to Right: Nathaniel Stampley, Michael J. Farina and cast. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Milwaukee Rep's Magnificent Man of La Mancha Brings Us Into The Mind of Quixote

Highly RecommendedReviewed by: Matthew PertaI first saw Man of La Mancha back in 1997, when a touring show of the Tony Award-winning musical came to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee.  The only things I can recall about that show were Robert ...

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Christine Rocas (center).  Photo by: Cheryl Mann

Joffrey Ballet opens season with “Romeo & Juliet” - multimedia story ballet as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago, Oct. 13-23

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2016-2017 season with the return of Polish National Ballet Director Krzysztof Pastor’s popular Romeo & Juliet, which mesmerized audiences at its Chicago premiere in spring 2014. Romeo & Juliet is presented in 10 performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt ...

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CHEERS: LIVE ON STAGE BRILLIANTLY CAPTURES FRIENDSHIPS & ACCEPTANCE THAT MADE TV SHOW ICONIC

Highly Recommended:Reviewed by: Stacey L. CrawleyCheers, the iconic Emmy Award-winning NBC series where everybody knows your name, has brought that little bit of Boston to Broadway. When I first stepped into the theatre and caught a glimpse of the wonderfully detailed and realistic set by ...

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“Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli — Once in a Lifetime: The London Palladium Concert — a Tribute” Returns Oct. 9 at Uptown Underground

RETURN ENGAGEMENT: After two sold-out performances earlier this year, Nancy Hays (as Judy Garland) and Michelle Lauto (as Liza Minnelli) are bringing “JUDY & LIZA — ONCE IN A LIFETIME” back to the Uptown Underground on Sunday, October 9th at 7 p.m., in an expanded ...

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REELING ANNOUNCES NINE PROGRAMS OF SHORTS

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks are pleased to announce the short films for the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, Reeling returns ...

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Alexis J. Roston Captures The Soul Of Lady Day at Milwaukee Rep

Highly RecommendedReviewed By: Matthew PertaI admit I knew nothing about the life and career of legendary jazz and blues songstress Billie Holiday when I walked into the Stackner Cabaret one Sunday night in downtown Milwaukee for the opening night performance of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s ...

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Anthony Rapp Among 34th Annual REELING FILM FESTIVAL Visiting Talent

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks are pleased to announce the full feature schedule for the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, Reeling ...

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