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  • 'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches

    'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches
    As afternoon light tried to filter through the thick, stained-glass windows of Sharp Street United Methodist Church last weekend, Marco K. Merrick pounded out the bass line of a spiritual on a raw-sounding piano, singing along in a raspy voice: "Great day, the righteous marching. Great day, God's going to build up Zion's walls."
  • Amid bewitched weather, here comes the sun at House

    Amid bewitched weather, here comes the sun at House
    If this hellish Chicago January proves to be a harbinger of horrors to come, all the theaters around town will all be jumping on to a growing sub-genre that has borne much artistic fruit these last two or three years — the winter show that offers...

    REVIEW: 'The Mikado' by The Hypocrites

     REVIEW: 'The Mikado' by The Hypocrites
    A few innovative theaters have started offering child care somewhere in their building. But for its outrageously enjoyable and inclusive new take on "The Mikado," The Hypocrites upped the ante in a way that would have made old W.S. Gilbert and Arthur...

    REVIEW: 'The Pirates of Penzance' by The Hypocrites

     REVIEW: 'The Pirates of Penzance' by The Hypocrites
    A tiki bar serving mai tais and the like has been added to The Hypocrites' production of "The Pirates of Penzance," back for a second winter. The ability to imbibe, mid-show and for a mere five-spot, a fruity cocktail with a little umbrella is, perhaps,...

    Take a Pythonesque cruise with 'Pirates'

    Take a Pythonesque cruise with 'Pirates'
    One hundred and thirty-two years after W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan dreamed up a preposterous operetta involving a very modern major-general, his bevy of beautiful, naive daughters and a dutiful young Englishman apprenticed to a band of big-hearted...