Bank of America Theatre: "Book of Mormon"

“Book of Mormon” = Book of Awesome. And … that’s what I posted on Facebook after seeing the Chicago production of the Tony Award-winning musical, in town through June 2. Taking the show in with a friend, she asked afterward exactly how I was going to write about it, and this is what I said: […]

Holiday Theater Guide

For many, the holidays are synonymous with the theater—whether it’s a holiday date night out on the town or a traditional family trip to the city. Make this year special—from the traditional to funky, the choice is yours. Bah Humbug! Through December 22 Piccolo Theatre, 600 Main St., Evanston 847-424-0089 Looking for a slightly more […]

Bank of America Theatre: "Kinky Boots"

This show is going to win a Tony or two … or three or four. “Kinky Boots,” currently in its pre-Broadway run downtown at the Bank of America Theatre, is a tour de force de fun. Its stars are Stark Sands as Charlie Price, the son of a shoemaker, and Billy Porter as Lola, the […]

Tickets for the Award-Winning Musical “Next to Normal” on Sale Now

The smash hit Broadway musical, which won three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, will be playing at the Bank of America Theatre for a limited engagement April 26–May 8. Individual tickets for “Next to Normal” go on sale on Friday, February 25. Alice Ripley, who received the 2009 Tony Award for Best Actress in […]

Rock of Ages Launches Big Hair and Big Dreams in Chicago

If your parents loved “Jersey Boys,” you’ll love “Rock of Ages.” It’s the 80s rocking answer to the swooning crooners. The show is fast paced and super high energy, with a sweet but simple story that link songs by Journey, Styx, Pat Benatar and REO Speedwagon. Two innocents—Drew, “a city boy born and raised in […]