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  Kinley Preston previews Lips Chicago dinner theater

Lips, billed as "the ultimate in drag dining," is locating its fifth location in Chicago. The South Loop venue, opening to the public Aug. 23, includes acts such as lip-synching, live vocals, choreographed numbers, bawdy humor ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Women of 4G

Playwright: Amy Tofte At: Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. Tickets: TheFactoryTheater.com and BabesWithBlades.org; $20-$28. Runs through: Sept. 14 It is 75 years in the future, and seven women and their male captain lead a routine ...


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  SHOWBIZ Tituss Burgess, IMDb, Halsey, Stephen Colbert, 'Queer As Folk'

Quibi has greenlit Dishmantled—described as "a high-octane cooking competition that will literally blow your socks off," with Tituss Burgess ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt; 30 Rock ) set to host, Deadline reported. Hosted by Burgess, each episode ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Michael Feinstein, The legend returns to Ravinia

Cabaret king Michael Feinstein returns to Ravinia Festival this month with singer Haley Reinhart in her Ravinia debut. Songs will span over decades of the music Feinstein is known for playing. As the ambassador of the ...


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  Critics' Picks

The Band's Visit, Cadillac Palace, Sept. 3-15—Critics' Picks rarely promotes shows not yet open, but this disarming, tender, compassionate and entertaining musical must be seen despite its short run. Splurge on the close-up seats for this ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Fly Honey Show

Authors: Erin Killmurray ( concept ), Mary Williamson and Shannon Matesky. At: The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: http://www.theflyhoneyshow.com/events; $22.50-$45, $100 VIP. Runs through: Sept. 7 Last week at The Den Theatre in Wicker ...


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  BOOK REVIEW The Ghost Photographer

By Julie Rieger $25; Enliven/Atria Books; 243 pages You know how they do it. It's a snap, really. A little bit of computer imagery, film cells inserted here, a half-screen there, and you've got a movie ...


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  THEATER REVIEW All Quiet on the Western Front

Playwright: adapted by Matt Foss, from the novel by Erich Maria Remarque At: Red Tape Theatre at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: RedTapeTheatre.org; free. Runs through: Sept. 14 World War I might not have ...


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  THEATER REVIEW You Can't Fake the Funk

Author: Daryl D. Brooks At: Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark St. Tickets: BlackEnsembletheater.org, 773-769- 4451; $55-65. Runs through Sept. 22 Enjoyment of You Can't Fake the Funk is rooted in one question: Can you dig ...


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  NUNN ON ONE: COMEDY Flame Monroe's career heats up

The Netflix comedy special Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready premiered recently on Aug. 13. Haddish hand-picked her favorite comedians to spotlight on various segments. One of them is Chicago's very own Flame Monroe, who is the ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Music: Alan Menken; Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; Book: Peter Parnell At: Music Theater Works at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., Evanston. Tickets: 847-920-5360 or MusicTheaterWorks.com; $34-$96. Runs through: Aug. 25 The Hunchback of Notre Dame is not ...


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  CONCERTS Activate: Green Room, Alice Cooper, Hozier, Parker Milsap, Hunx

In case you didn't get enough queer cheer in June, July and August came packed with plenty of treats for every persuasion. Fairy godmother Barbra Streisand hit the United Center on Aug. 6, just days after ...


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  David Sedaris' "The Santaland Diaries" returns to Goodman Theatre

( Chicago, IL ) Goodman Theatre announces the return of The Santaland Diaries—a "funny, sardonic, wickedly funny look at the traditions and trappings of Christmas" ( BroadwayWorld ) by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, November ...


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  The Camino Project, an experiment in travel

Far removed from the constructs of your typical theater experience, Theatre Y evokes participation, both physical and emotional. The Camino Project is an experimental experience birthed from its writer, Evan Hill's and its director, his wife, ...


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  NUNN ON ONE CABARET Rizo's 'Chaos' theory

Teatro Zinzanni's Love, Chaos & Dinner is currently playing at the newly opened Cambria Hotel Chicago, 32 W. Randolph St., on the 14th floor in The Spiegeltent ZaZou—a Belgian mirror tent created to showcase singers, acrobats, ...


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  Invictus Announces 2019-20 Season

CHICAGO— Invictus Theatre, a theater company that emerged in November 2017 with an intimate production of OTHELLO and followed it with Shakespeare's comedy LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST in November 2019, has announced its expansion into a season ...


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  Illinois Gay Rodeo Association presents Rodeo Round Town

The Illinois Gay Rodeo Association presents Rodeo Round Town, a three-day series of events throughout Chicago, continuing the tradition of the annual Windy City Rodeo, which drew rodeo fans from all across the nation. The rootin'-tootin' ...


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  Billy Masters

"I don't know if you noticed or not, but there's a bit of an age difference between the two of us. But on this cruise, nobody gives a shit."—Katharine McPhee's quip about her marriage to David ...


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  THEATER SPOTLIGHT Doing Fine

Joanna Furnans may be the only dancer on view in Doing Fine, Aug. 22-Sept. 8 at the grey space, but the world premiere work is the result of a year-long collaboration between a half-dozen artists, while ...


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  Music Box calls on Parton and Poppins for 90th anniversary

An all-night Dolly Parton film festival and a Mary Poppins sing-a-long screening are among the offerings at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., celebrates its 90th anniversary starting Aug. 22. Festivities kick off Aug. 22 ...


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  Drag-and-dining venue Lips to open Aug. 22

Lips, a drag-and-dining venue, will have a grand opening Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2229 S. Michigan Ave. Just some of the drag performers will include Mimi Marks, Shavonna B. Brooks, Ruff N' Stuff, Angel LeBare, Delilah ...


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  London Gay Symphonic-Lakeside Pride Joint in concert Aug. 24

CHICAGO ( August 15, 2019 ) — Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles presents an international collaboration with London's only LGBTQ symphonic wind band, the London Gay Symphonic Winds ( LGSW ), for Aug. 24 7-9 p.m. here ...


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  Victory Gardens Theater announces Directors Inclusion Initiative assistant directors

Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater announces the 2019/20 Season Directors Inclusion Initiative Assistant Directors including Alexander ( Lex ) Turner ( Tiny Beautiful Things ), Lanise Antoine Shelley ( The First Deep Breath ), Christina Casano ...


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  10 Questions with Vic Featuring Xabiani Ponce de Leon

It's hard to stand out as an actor during a film festival such as Outfest where over 150 films are screened within nine days. But Xabiani Ponce de LeÃ"n did just that with director Hari Sama's ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Elm Street,' 'Crime Story,' Tab Hunter, Lady Gaga

Gay actor Marc Patton is returning to the big screen, as himself, with the documentary Scream, Queen: My Nightmare On Elm Street, The Washington Blade noted. The film tells the story of how his "big break" ...


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  Collaborative Works Fest to focuse on vocal chamber music of living composers

CHICAGO— Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago's 19/20 season will open with the 8th annual Collaborative Works Festival , held in venues around Chicago September 5, 7 and 8, 2019 . The 2019 Collaborative Works Festival, The ...


Critics-Picks

  Critics' Picks

Ghost Quartet, Black Button Eyes Productions @ Stage 773, through Aug. 17—Dazzling vocal and instrumental musicianship in the town's most unique musical; a mash-up of fantasy, gothic horror and fairytale with Dave Malloy's melodic and diverse ...


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  Underscore Theatre plans Chicago Musical Theater Festival and musicals

CHICAGO ( August 13, 2019 ) — Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2019-20 Season, featuring two fully-produced musicals, plus the 6th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL. The season kicks off this fall ...


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  Chicago Cabaret Professionals announces new Board

( Chicago, IL ) The Board of Directors of the Chicago Cabaret Professionals ( CCP ) is delighted to announce the appointment of seven new Board members, who officially joined in July 2019. They are Robert ...


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  Ross Mathews brings bubbles and brunch to Chicago

Ross Mathews Presents Dragtastic Bubbly Brunch is a new endeavor for the television personality that combines local drag and a buffet brunch together in an intimate venue. Many will know Mathews from his numerous TV appearances ...


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  UPDATE: Travolta to attend Wizard World Comic Con

This year's Wizard World Comic Con Chicago will take place Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 22-25, at Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd.—and it has just gotten some serious star power. It was announced Aug. ...


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  Reeling LGBTQ film festival announces film line up

( August 12, 2019 - Chicago, IL ) Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 35 years, kicks off fall with an exciting slate of ...


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  THEATER Diamond Lil And The Pansy Craze

Authors: Jason Paul Smith and Roy Freeman At: The Berger Park Coach House Theater, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd. Tickets: threecatproductions.com or 312-970-9840; $15-25. Runs through: Sept. 8 With their world premiere production of Diamond Lil And ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Boogieban

Playwright: D.C. Fidler At: none too fragile theatre at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave. ( entrance at May and Aberdeen streets ) Tickets: NoneTooFragile.com 330-962-5547; $35. Runs through: Aug. 31 The phenomenon we now ...


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  OPERA Singer Patricia Racette talks coming out, musical feats

Patricia Racette is an internationally acclaimed operatic soprano. Over 30 years in the industry, she has been particularly renowned for performing as Puccini's and Verdi's heroines. On a more personal level, she came out as a ...


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  Rocketman on Blu-Ray, DVD Aug. 27

The Elton John biopic Rocketman—already on Digital as of Aug. 6—will be out on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from Paramount Home Entertainment. Rocketman features performances of John's songs by Taron ...


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  Audra McDonald concert to benefit Steppenwolf Theatre Company Sept. 15

CHICAGO ( August 5, 2019 ) Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald reunites with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky direct from their critically acclaimed performances at Town Hall in New York City this past ...


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  Victory Gardens Theater to present Tiny Beautiful Things

Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th Anniversary season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos and co-conceived by Marshall ...


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  Billy Masters

"But at the same time, my God, if you're 3 years old and you're saying you're feeling a certain way, or you think you're a boy or a girl or whatever the case may be, I ...


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  NUNN ON ONE The talented Brian Justin Crum coming for Market Days

America's Got Talent finalist Brian Justin Crum came out to audiences on national TV during season 11. He told personal stories in between classic cover songs and returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions to sing ...


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  NUNN ON ONE 'A Little Night Music' with Bernadette Peters

The legendary Bernadette Peters has a career that has spanned decades thanks to her theater, television and film work over the years. She has taken home trophies along the way, including multiple Tony Awards, three Drama ...


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  SPOTLIGHT Violet Surprise, A Femslash Parody Festival

We love the title, Violet Surprise, A Femslash Parody Festival, at Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N. Clark Street, Aug. 9-11 only. Otherworld specializes in science fiction and fantasy theater so director Iris Sowlat—who has a self-proclaimed "passion ...


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  NUNN ON ONE Alex Newell, living outside the box

Performer Alex Newell refuses to be put in a box. Best known for the playing the character Unique Adams in the Fox series Glee, Newell competed on Oxygen's The Glee Project beforehand to eventually earn a ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Spitfire Grill

Playwright: James Valcq and Fred Alley, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff At: American Blues Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: $19-49; stage773.com/showspitfiregrill. Runs through: Aug. 17 Female-driven musicals are ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Much Ado About Nothing

Playwright: William Shakespeare At: Oak Park Festival Theatre, 167 N. Forest Ave, Oak Park. Tickets: OakParkFestival.com . Price: $15-35. Runs through: Aug. 31 It's Shakespeare versus an army of cicadas at Oak Park Festival's Much Ado ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Come From Away

Authors: Book, music & lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein At: Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St. Tickets: 800-775-2000; BroadwayInChicago.com; $35-$105. Runs through: Aug. 18 With the United States flush with bigotry, mendacity, megalomania ...


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  We need to talk about the 'Pose' hospital episode right now

The TV show Pose, on FX, is nothing less than astounding to me. So much could have gone wrong, with the era, the themes, the characters, and—the aspect of the show closest to my heart and ...


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  ART Del LaGrace Volcano: 'About Face' photographer on works, 'gender terrorism'

A variety of artists are exhibiting provocative works at "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—an exhibit at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. Among them is the redoubtable Del LaGrace Volcano, a genderqueer artist ...


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  Writers Theatre opens 2019/20 Season with Into the Woods

Glencoe, IL— Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2019/20 Season with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical masterpiece Into the Woods, directed by Gary ...


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  About Face at Unity Park on Aug. 16

The Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks program is celebrating 2019 as The Year of Chicago Theatre—and About Face Theatre will provide an LGBTQ-themed performance at Unity Park, 2636 N. Kimball Ave., on Friday, ...


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  Lollapalooza 2019: Great weather, defiant and eclectic acts

While Lollapalooza has already committed to four days again next year, it was very difficult to sustain the excitement and sell tickets for promoters with the festival this year. Four-day passes did not sell out until ...


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  Gene Siskel Film Center to present Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Aug. 23-29

As a venue that celebrates all art forms and a public program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Gene Siskel Film Center mourns the loss of the celebrated Black author and Nobel ...


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  SHOWBIZ Comic-book heroes, Cara and Ashley, Chris Pine, Pride Summit

The animated character Aquaman was confirmed to be LGBT+ on the latest episode of Young Justice: Outsiders—the DC Universe's animated show about teenage superheroes, PinkNews reported. The latest episode, "Quiet Conversations," saw the iconic DC superhero ...


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  Critics' Picks

Ghost Quartet, Black Button Eyes Productions @ Stage 773, through Aug. 17—Dazzling vocal and instrumental musicianship in the town's most unique musical; a mash-up of fantasy, gothic horror and fairytale with Dave Malloy's melodic and diverse ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Roast

Author: Harry Wood Directed by: Derek Bertelsen. At: The Comrades Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.. Tickets: $15-20; GreenhouseTheater.org. Runs through: Aug. 18 The Comrades team is presenting Derek Bertelsen's production Roast—a play about the ...


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  Dance event 'Rampage' in Chicago on Aug. 11

Rival Productions ( Milwaukee ) and CircuitMom Productions ( Chicago ) are collaborating to present "Rampage"—a new performance and dance event dedicated to the presentation of female identified, transgender and non-binary artistry—on Sunday, Aug. 11, at ...


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  'Doing Fine' dance event Aug. 22-Sept. 8

Culminating a year-long research process, Joanna Furnans will premiere Doing Fine—a new full-length dance performance over three weekends Aug. 22-Sept. 8. All performances are at 2 p.m. at the grey space, 1803 W. Byron St., #104. ...


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  FILM Fawzia Mirza, Kathy Griffin and much more at Outfest

Founded by UCLA students in 1982, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit film festival Outfest celebrated 37 years of bringing LGBTQ stories to the screen. Presented by HBO, the festival ran July 18-28. This year, films were from ...


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  UPDATE Sheila E., Jake Shears, Macy Gray part of Market Days line-up

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  Pride Films and Plays to produce A Man of No Importance

Chicago, IL - Pride Films and Plays will stage the first Chicago production in more than a decade of A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, the heartwarming musical created by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Terrence McNally, ...


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  Grant Park Music Festival includes Resurrection Symphony Aug. 16-17

CHICAGO ( July 29, 2019 ) — The 85th season of the Grant Park Music Festival, led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar with Chorus Director Christopher Bell, concludes in August at Millennium Park's ...


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  Chef Iliana Regan Tells All in Memoir Burn the Place

Iliana Regan, the chef behind beloved Chicago restaurants Elizabeth and Kitsune, as well as Bunny Bakery, divulges her origin story in her new memoir Burn the Place, released by Agate Publishing in Evanston Tuesday, July 16. ...


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  SHOWBIZ Lil Nas X, classic TV shows, Janelle Monae, NFL player

The country-trap smash "Old Town Road" ( by out rapper/singer Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus ) has broken the record for the longest-running number-one song on Billboard's singles chart. And faced with the task ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Kiss

Playwright: Guillermo Calderon At: Haven at The Den, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: HavenChi.org; $35. Runs through: Aug. 18 Kiss wants you to think rather than feel. That doesn't make it inauthentic, but it distances the ...


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  Gloria Gaynor in Chicago on Aug. 9

Legendary singer Gloria Gaynor—known for her hit "I Will Survive"—will perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 and 10 p.m. Gaynor's career spans the past 40 years. She has ...


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  THEATER Queer actor Heath Saunders leads 'Darling Grenadine'

A year after his electrifying performance in Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyric Opera House, actor/musician Heath Saunders is back in the Chicago area at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire for the summer as the lead ...


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  Sinfonietta concert screening of 'Get Out' Sept. 21

Chicago Sinfonietta will perform a live concert screening of Jordan Peele's 2018 smash film film Get Out, conducted by score composer Michael Abels, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Dr., on Saturday, Sept. ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Recommendation

Playwright: Jonathan Caren At: Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd. Tickets: WindyCityPlayhouse.com and 773-891-8985; $80-$100 ( includes food, etc. ). Runs through: Sept. 22 Don't be too quick to assign a genre to Jonathan ...


Critics-picks

  Critics' picks

King Lear, Redtwist Theatre, through Aug. 4. Shakespeare's tragedy of intergenerational family conflict is rendered timely, coherent and swift by Redtwist's intimate storefront space and a vigorous performance by Brian Parry as western drama's worst parent. ...


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  SPOTLIGHT on Now and Then

Now and Then is a new romantic relationship musical that follows lovers Daniel and Greg over 40 years of their lives, from meeting in college to middle age. The show uses three actors for each character, ...


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  Steppenwolf Theatre Co. 44th Season jumps off with The Great Leap

CHICAGO ( July 30, 2019 ) — Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 2019/20 season of complex, beautiful and maddening theater kicks off with a thrilling Chicago premiere by in-demand playwright, Lauren Yee, directed by Jesca Prudencio. Set in ...


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  Hamilton The Exhibition concludes in Chicago Aug. 25

Hamilton: The Exhibition—the large-scale immersive museum that debuted last spring in Chicago—will conclude its five-month residency on Sunday, Aug. 25, Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller announced. Inspired by the globally known musical, Hamilton: The Exhibition takes visitors ...


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  'The Pages of Adeena' now out

The Pages of Adeena—the debut novel of local lesbian fiction author C.M. Castillo—has been published. According to a press release, the book is"a semi-historic lesbian romance, with a bit of city history included. The story is ...


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  Taste of Andersonville taking place Aug. 7

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) will welcome guests on a dining tour of Andersonville's restaurant district during the annual Taste of Andersonville progressive dinner crawl on Wed., Aug. 7, 6-9 p.m. The event ...


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  THEATER Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos & Dinner

Script and score: Improvisation by the cast and song standards At: Spiegeltent Zazou on the 14th floor of Cambria Hotel, 32 W. Randolph St.. Tickets: 312-488-0900 or zinzanni.com/chicago; $124-$19 Booking through: Sept. 29 Seattle-based Teatro ZinZanni ...







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