The Mercury Theatre announced today that they are closing permanently at the end of June due to the pandemic. This is a major loss to the Chicago theatre scene. In tribute to Mercury Theatre, here is a list of shows we reviewed ranked by quality: #1) The Producers (April 2016) #2) Monty Python’s Spamalot at… Read more
Ana Popović is on tour promoting her latest album, Like It On Top. It was released in 2018 and features Keb’ Mo’, Robben Ford, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Tonight she shows why those are her peers with her virtuosic guitar playing. Early on she plays “Lasting Kind of Love”. “It’s not a lasting kind of… Read more
The evening begins with all the actors coming out to greet the audience. They are shaking hands and walking up and down the aisles. It is more like a concert beginning than a play. This production is being presented as a staged reading. The four actors are positioned at stands with the script in front… Read more
A Case of You (2005) Choreography by Judith Jamison Music by Joni Mitchell; Performed by Diana Krall This is a very romantic duo dance. The woman wears a fantastic red dress. At one point, she runs up the man and jumps up onto this thighs in an impressive move. It is full of emotion. The… Read more
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