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Joffrey opens new season with innovative program

Joffrey opens new season with innovative program

As it celebrates its 20th anniversary in Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet is also opening a new season of works starring dances by eclectic choreographers.

September 18, 2014 1:00 am
Joffrey Ballet offers passionate 'Romeo and Juliet'

Joffrey Ballet offers passionate 'Romeo and Juliet'

Tragic lovers Romeo and Juliet are fully alive on stage this week at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.

May 05, 2014 4:45 pm
Magical dance: Houston Ballet brings 'Aladdin' to Chicago

Magical dance: Houston Ballet brings 'Aladdin' to Chicago

One of the most adventurous and enchanting tales will come to life in a dance format this weekend in Chicago.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater offers fascinating program

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater offers fascinating program

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is no stranger to Chicago audiences as it's graced stages in the city often over the last few decades. The troupe, founded by Alvin Ailey in the late '50s, is known for its dynamic choreography and soulful performances.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Joffrey's 'Nutcracker' celebrates fresh, fallen snow talent in 2013

OFFBEAT: Joffrey's 'Nutcracker' celebrates fresh, fallen snow talent in 2013

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Broadway tour of 'Priscilla' casts fun spell on audiences

OFFBEAT: Broadway tour of 'Priscilla' casts fun spell on audiences

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
Dressed Up Performance: Broadway's 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' ready to arrive in Windy City

Dressed Up Performance: Broadway's 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' ready to arrive in Windy City

Actor Joe Hart was excited when asked to join the national Broadway touring production of the new musical "Priscilla Queen of the Desert."

March 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gary native still dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Gary native still dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Renaldo Gardner has recently marked his first full year dancing with  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
Faith in Music: 'Too Hot to Handel' heats up this weekend at Chicago Auditorium Theatre

Faith in Music: 'Too Hot to Handel' heats up this weekend at Chicago Auditorium Theatre

Even for return audiences who make Chicago Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University an annual destination for "Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah" concert event, change is part of this weekend's "hot ticket" musical celebration.

January 18, 2013 12:00 am
'Too Hot to Handel' at Auditorium Theatre

'Too Hot to Handel' at Auditorium Theatre

'Too Hot to Handel' is the annual concert shaping George Frederic Handel's 'Messiah' masterpiece into an active listening experience at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre this weekend.  

January 18, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Joffrey's 'Nutcracker' celebrates a talented 25th Anniversary run

OFFBEAT: Joffrey's 'Nutcracker' celebrates a talented 25th Anniversary run

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: 'Sister Act' shines bright with faith and musical fun

OFFBEAT: 'Sister Act' shines bright with faith and musical fun

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am
Broadway praise: Chicago actress Hollis Resnik back home for run of 'Sister Act'

Broadway praise: Chicago actress Hollis Resnik back home for run of 'Sister Act'

Chicago actress Hollis Resnik has played a nun on stage a few times during her career.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am
KITCHEN SPOTLIGHT: 'Sister Act' actress shares 'heavenly' recipe

KITCHEN SPOTLIGHT: 'Sister Act' actress shares 'heavenly' recipe

For actress Diane J. Findlay, cooking can take her to a relaxing and joyful place.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am
'Moulin Rouge' dazzles in Chicago

'Moulin Rouge' dazzles in Chicago

Royal Winnipeg Ballet landed its extravagant "Moulin-Rouge - The Ballet" last weekend at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.

November 06, 2012 12:00 am
Romance of 'Moulin Rouge' hits the stage

Romance of 'Moulin Rouge' hits the stage

There'll be romance in the air when Canada's royal Winnipeg Ballet performs the Chicago premiere of "Moulin Rouge - The Ballet" this weekend at The Auditorium Theatre.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am
Michael Feinstein

Michael Feinstein

Michael Feinstein returns to Chicago this month for one concert with Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra at Auditorium Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 29.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am
Playing to the Audience: Michael Feinstein happy to 'jazz it up' at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre

Playing to the Audience: Michael Feinstein happy to 'jazz it up' at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre

Entertainer Michael Feinstein loves any reason to come to Chicago.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Kurt Jooss anti-war ballet 'The Green Table' presented for 80th anniversary by Chicago Joffrey

OFFBEAT: Kurt Jooss anti-war ballet 'The Green Table' presented for 80th anniversary by Chicago Joffrey

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 15, 2012 12:00 am
Auditorium Theatre's 2012-13 season includes a mix of favorite and new entertainment

Auditorium Theatre's 2012-13 season includes a mix of favorite and new entertainment

Brett Batterson, executive director of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, praises his landmark Chicago performance space for having the ability to be "intimate," while still offering the capacity to seat 3,900.

September 14, 2012 2:00 pm
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