PostHeaderIcon Ballet Overshadows Opera Drama

Chicago's Lyric Opera opened its season with its first-ever performance of Gluck's Paris version of "Orphee et Eurydice". The production's added attraction was the presence of the Joffrey Ballet. John Neumeier directed and choreographed the performance and the singing roles were excellent.

PostHeaderIcon The Queen Bee and Her Drones

The new play at Timeline Theatre takes us behind the scenes of Elizabeth II's reign and her interactions with many of her prime ministers over her 55-year reign. Peter Morgan brings Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden, Margaret Thatcher and David Cameron to life in this absorbing drama. And Janet Ulrich Brooks gives a performance not to be missed.

PostHeaderIcon Concert Produces Own Lalla Vibe

What a difference the right place makes! That insight was proven true once again last Saturday evening (August 5) at the Harris Theater of Music and Dance by the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra. Forced to move indoors due to … Read more

PostHeaderIcon Robert Frank’s Photo Revolution

Robert Frank in 1958

Robert Frank in 1958

Renowned photographer, Robert Frank, and his photo revolution is now sixty years old. When he set out from New York City on a 2,000-mile cross-country trip in 1955, his aim was to capture on … Read more

PostHeaderIcon Seven Special Nights at Ravinia

Ravinia's early days

Ravinia’s early days

Ravinia started as a summer escape in 1904 when it opened as an amusement park complete with a baseball diamond, electric fountain and a casino with dining rooms and a dance floor. This first incarnation ended in … Read more