Women Steal the Show in “Follies” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

The musical “Follies” idolizes the days of Ziegfeld Follies while also poking fun at them. As a result, theatergoers get show-stopping numbers of the Vaudeville era as well as a deeper look at the past dreams and present follies of the characters. Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of “Follies,” by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman, captures […]

Sunday in the Park with George

Stephen Sondheim unites mothers, music and art in a controversial classic. While running over two hours and fifteen minutes (with intermission) and featuring dangerously eclectic song structures among its more traditional musical numbers, Porchlight Music Theatre’s pastel sparked production of Stephen Sondheim’s Pulitzer Prize winning Sunday in the Park with George (inspired by French painter […]