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Second to None: Chicago's Theater Scene Reaches New Heights

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 29
Pack your bags and head to the Windy City for a smorgasbord of theatrical invention that unassumingly rivals its East Coast counterpart.


Theatre Reviews

Adam Hass Hunter as Algernon Moncrieff

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Michelle Sandoval | Oct 1
A Noise Within stages Oscar Wilde's humorous play about mistaken identity and love.

Gary Lynn Floyd sings the music of Harry Warren

Gary Lynn Floyd -- When Gary Met Harry

By Les Spindle | Oct 1
Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood staged the songs of legendary show-music tunesmith Harry Warren as performed by Texas-born actor-singer-songwriter Gary Lynn Floyd.

Empire Stage produces 'Jamaica, Farewell'

Jamaica Farewell

By Kathryn Ryan | Oct 1
Debra Ehrhardt takes a star turn in the Joel Zwick-directed "Jamaica Farewell."


Theatre Features

Kristin Chenoweth Hits Lincoln Center with NYC Debut of Lippa's 'I Am Harvey Milk'

By Brian Scott Lipton | Sep 29
Kristin Chenoweth trades Broadway for Lincoln Center this weekend, when she appears in the NYC debut of Andrew Lippa's oratorio "I Am Harvey Milk" at Avery Fisher Hall.

Garrett + Moulton Productions' premiere of The Luminous Edge at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater.

The Edge of Expressionism

By Paul Parish | Sep 26
"Luminous Edge," which filled the theater at Yerba Buena Center show after show last weekend, a magnum opus from Garrett/Moulton Productions, rang every bell so far as I was concerned.

Chicago Water Tower at night.

Second to None: Chicago's Art and Culture Scene

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 26
Saddled with the erroneous moniker "The Second City," Chicago's art and theater scenes guarantee that a stay in Chi-Town will be a first-class experience