Actor Matt Raftery of Park Forest, Ill., is also an in demand director and choreographer, leading the new production of "Godspell" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Ill. running now until Aug. 10.
Stage praise: Chicago southsider Matt Raftery leading new run of 'Godspell' opening this week at Marriott Theatre
While completing a two-month run of the musical "Cats" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Ill., actor Brian Bohr was faced with a two-week overlap for the start of rehearsals for the stage space's next production of "Godspell," which features him playing the lead as Jesus.
PARK FOREST | Ground could be broken on a south suburban airport at Peotone as early as 2016, with the Illinois Department of Transportation using accelerated procedures first employed on the go-fast schedule for the Illiana Expressway, according to IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider.
In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.
“The stories are in these faces,” I said out loud while walking through the Historic Pullman Foundation Visitors Center. Looking at the historic images of the proud Pullman Porters and mustached Hotel Florence workers and guests, I saw stories waiting to be told.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A 22-year-old Park Forest woman was arrested and charged this week in connection with a December hit-and-run in Chicago Heights that left a man critically injured.
Members of the Prairie State College speech team that competed and finished fourth in the recent tournament hosted by the College of Lake County were, standing from left, Rachel Latsos, Jasmine Ross, Censarray Wilson, Sanni Mohammed-Haruna, Milland Goldman, DaQuawn Bruce, and Allysha Nobles,…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Prairie State College speech team placed fourth overall and brought home several individual awards during the recent tournament hosted by the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill.
A man from Hazel Crest and another from Park Forest are charged in connection with a cell phone store robbery in Norridge, Ill., and are suspected to have a connection with a cell phone store robbery in LaPorte in February, the FBI said.
Bloom Township's Justus Brantley escapes Rich East linebacker Kenneth Naylor last year. Brantley hopes to lead the Blazing Trojans to the playoffs again this year.
EAST HAZEL CREST | A Hammond woman and four from Illinois were arrested on charges of prostitution or pimping following an undercover operation by the East Hazel Crest Police Department, police said.
Bloom Township running back Justus Brantley is expected to be one of the area's top running backs this season. Last year, he helped the Blazing Trojans make the playoffs for the first time since 1989.
MATTESON | Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs will host an orientation session for individuals wanting to learn more about the program at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Faith Baptist Church, 25 Central Ave., according to a news release.
PARK FOREST | The village of Park Forest will offer free parking in both village-owned Metra lots at the 211th Street Station as well as the Matteson Station during the month of August.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District has eliminated its 8-year-old infiltration/overflow limits program.
As part of their ongoing commitment to improving the southern suburbs, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and several of its member communities recently created the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority to help facilitate the redevelopment of vacant, foreclosed a…
Marian Catholic's Abby Kresal passes against Crete-Monee's Alexis Cockle fight for the ball in the Class 2A Rich East Regional Semifinal.
Marian Catholic's Christina Franzese scores against Crete-Monee goalie Kayla Harden in the Class 2A Rich East Regional Semifinal.
Marian Catholic's Christina Franzese and Crete-Monee's Melia Foy fight for the ball in the Class 2A Rich East Regional Semifinal.
Marian Catholic's Shannon Milazzo and Crete-Monee's Taylor LaFevre fight for the ball in the Class 2A Rich East Regional Semifinal.
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