| Apr 17, 2015
| 7:08 AM
There's another new musical that began at a Connecticut theater heading to Broadway.
"Amazing Grace," which had a fully produced public workshop run at Goodspeed Musiclas' Norma Terris Theater in Chester in 2012 will open on Broadway's Nederlander...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:41 PM
How sweet it is: A new musical about the composer of the hymn "Amazing Grace" is coming to Broadway.
Producers said Wednesday that many of the cast who premiered the show in Chicago last year will return, including Tony Award nominee Josh Young and...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:33 AM
With the celebration of Easter this month, churchgoers recently heard the biblical account of the last days of Jesus Christ.
But "Jesus Christ Superstar" director Sylvia Viles wants her audience's attention focused on the here and now, not the goings-on...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:02 PM
A renowned tenor who has starred as Jean Valjean on Broadway will reprise the role for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's June production of "Les Miserables."
Mike Eldred, who also starred in the original cast of the Tony-nominated "Civil War," will...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Here's your chance to meet Jesus of Nazareth.
On Easter weekend, Hollywood Blvd Cinema in Woodridge will host a "Jesus Christ Superstar" cast reunion and eight screenings of the 1973 film based on Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice's rock opera.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 6:46 PM
What happens when you feel the world has left you behind and you're at a loss with all the changes around you?
Lawrence Fox has written a tongue-in-cheek and somewhat autobiographical comedy about "a poor schlepp who has lived in Bethlehem all his...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:37 PM
I first heard the score of "Jesus Christ Superstar" in about 1975, when my childish self (for I was but a babe) gave the original concept album a whirl on the old turntable. Ian Gillan, the incomparable lead singer of Deep Purple and one of rock's great...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Saturday | Garage Rep: Steppenwolf Theatre's annual showcase of storefront theater features works from Cold Basement Dramatics, Red Tape Theatre and Pride Films and Plays. Through April 26 at Steppenwolf Garage, 1624 N. Halsted St.; 312-335-1650 or...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Experience the beauty of nature with a slight twist at the next In Focus Photo Club's exhibit.
Members of the In Focus Photo Club recently were challenged to photograph ordinary images of nature and present them in an abstract way, while preserving...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:21 AM
Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto opera "I Puritani" (The Puritans) is this month's Opera @ the Library program. The opera will be shown at 1:45 p.m. Monday in Room 108B at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont.
Set in the 1640s, the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Chamber music ensemble Satori has brought us music from across the globe, with stops from Armenia to Zanzibar. But rarely does it stay in one place for long — it loves to mix things up. Not so with "Satori East," a concert featuring the...