PostHeaderIcon WW II Separation Tale & 2018 Echoes

Two sisters, separated during World War II, struggle to reestablish their family and human connections.

PostHeaderIcon FRONT: Cleveland’s Art Spectacle

Cleveland has opened an international art exposition that runs through September and will involve placing many artworks throughout the city. It is an attempt to position a major Midwestern city as a viable alternative platform for contemporary to New York.

PostHeaderIcon The ATF Goes Fishing

Terry Kilbourn, a young black man seeking to find work, is exploited by two presumed shopkeepers who are actually government ATF agents. He refuses to see the deception of his "friends" and follows their orders to his ultimate downfall.

PostHeaderIcon Midsummer Dance Madness

I have now seen three “Midsummer Night’s Dream” productions–Shakespeare’s, Peter Brooks’ magical updating and now Alexander Ekman‘s Swedish version in dance. All are supremely inventive tellings of mistaken identity (less with Ekman), merry romps and the thin line betwixt … Read more

PostHeaderIcon A Born-Again Opera Company

Chicago Opera Theater is having a successful season. For its new production by Donizetti, it is updating two operas into one seamless libretto that promises a mix of lovely singing and exciting theatrical flair.