Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-05-24
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Theater Spotlight, Critics' Picks
2016-12-28

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


Spotlight

Pride Films and Plays teams up with members of the Chicago Cabaret Professionals to see out 2016 and look toward 2017 with the revue 525,600 Minutes: A Cabaret. Denis McGowan hosts the show with Beckie Menzie at the piano. Confirmed artists for the evening include Joan Curto, Tom Michael, Hilary Feldman and more. Also on the bill is Jordan Phelps, a star of Pride Films and Plays' forthcoming production of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. 525,600 Minutes: A Cabaret plays 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at The Broadway at the Pride Arts Center, N. Broadway. General admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $35 ( includes a reception with prosecco and sweets ); call 800-737-0984 or visit PrideFilmsAndPlays.com .

Beckie Menzie is the accompanist for 525,600 Minutes: A Cabaret at the Pride Arts Center. Photo by Michael Calas

Critics' Picks

Crazy for You, Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace, through Jan. 8. The late, great Gershwin brothers' showtunes are once again put to expert and escapist use for anyone still suffering post-election blues in this solid revival. SCM

Pygmalion, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company at Greenhouse Theater Center, through Jan. 8. The musical might have been a romance, but Shaw's source play was a comment on class warfare and the price of upward mobility—still a relevant topic, even a century later. MSB

The Nutcracker, Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, through Dec. 30. Time is running out to catch Christopher Wheeldon's new Chicago-centric take on the classic Tchaikovsky Christmas ballet in its triumphant world-premiere run. SCM

Uncle Philip's Coat, Solo Celebration at Greenhouse Theater Center, through Dec. 31. The season isn't all holly and ivy—Matty Selman's tale of immigrant survival will warm your heart like the ancient garment protecting his eccentric mentor through a century of chaos and confusion. MSB

—By Abarbanel, Barnidge and Morgan


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Summer theater's hottest picks 2017-05-24 - For those of you preferring a Windy City "staycations" to a traveling vacation, here's a selected look at live indoor theater options for ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker 2017-05-24 - Playwright: Daryl Brooks. At: Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark St. Tickets: $55-$65. Runs through: June 18 An Art Deco motif ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW The Radiant 2017-05-24 - Playwright: Shirley Lauro. At: Genesis Theatrical Productions at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: $32. Runs through: June 11 In ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW Little Miss Sunshine 2017-05-24 - Authors: William Finn ( music and lyrics ) and James Lapine ( book ). At: The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway. Tickets: 773-999-9541 ...


Gay News

Critics Picks 2017-05-24 - 3C, A Red Orchid Theatre, through June 4. David Adjmi's comically critical deconstruction of the TV series Three's Company can be unbalanced, but ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW Ideation 2017-05-24 - Written by: Aaron Loeb. Directed by: Gus Menary. At: Jackalope Theater Company Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway. Tickets: JackalopeTheatre.org: $15-25. Runs through: ...


Gay News

Spotlight 2017-05-24 - Lesbian love songs are in the mix of Things to Ruin: The Songs of Joe Iconis. Refuge Theatre Project presents the local premiere ...


Gay News

SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Chicago theaters offer warm staycations 2017-05-24 - Your favorite neighborhood playhouses don't close from Memorial to Labor Day, like they did when many of them didn't have air-conditioning. However, the ...


Gay News

Spacey honored while Billings hosts Steppenwolf gala 2017-05-24 - There were two major theater fundraisers on May 13 in Chicago. One celebrated one of the most respected actors working in movies today, ...


Gay News

'Black Pearl' benefit June 3 2017-05-24 - A benefit performance of Black Ensemble Theatre's Black Pearl: A Tribute to Josephine Baker will take place Saturday, June 3, at 8 p.m. ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.