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  • Summer 2013: 10 theater shows for a sunny Chicago

    Summer 2013: 10 theater shows for a sunny Chicago
    Two components of many a Chicago summer of live entertainment are absent this year — there's no Cirque du Soleil tent at the United Center and no Riverfront Theater at the Tribune Company's Freedom Center. So you'll have to go camping for fun...
  • Summer Theater Guide 2012: Our top 10 most-anticipated shows

    Summer Theater Guide 2012: Our top 10 most-anticipated shows
    A potential superhero awaits the unleashing of his powers. Tracy Letts mourns over Moscow. A Chicago disaster is revisited. A young man misses his appointment with Goldman Sachs. Oedipus hits the streets of Los Angeles. Hats fly on the Goodman Theatre...
  • 40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors

    40 shows for your Chicago summer, from 'Rock of Ages' on stage to 'Richard III' outdoors
    School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
  • November 8: Midday Fix - Mild Winter Onion Soup

    November 8: Midday Fix - Mild Winter Onion Soup
    Event: BeerHoptacular Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 Riverfront Theater 650 W. Chicago Avenue Chicago www.beerhoptacular.com/ Three sessions:  Friday: 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tickets:...
  • Riverfront Theater kills off 'Spirit of the Dance'

    The Riverfront Theater, a new tented venue on Chicago's Near North Side in which Tribune Company is a full producing partner, has nixed its previously announced presentations of "Spirit of the Dance," "Rocket Man" and "Man in the Mirror," citing ...
  • Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'

    Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'
    Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
  • Adult 'Soiree' blends the risque and the remarkable

    Adult 'Soiree' blends the risque and the remarkable
    New York has a spiegeltent, pitched in Times Square. Las Vegas has both "Absinthe" and "Zumanity," each Strip show offering arty, athletic, mildly shocking eroticism for the pleasure-seeking refugee from the quotidian hinterlands. But until this week, the...
  • Are the premium seats worth the price?

     Are the premium seats worth the price?
    Out for a summer family afternoon on Navy Pier the other day, I was clutching my favorite coupon book. Found in the schedule racks at downtown stations, the free Metra booklets feature a plethora of big discounts for boats, observation decks, rental...
  • Cirque du Soleil passing on Chicago this summer

    For the past two decades, a touring show from Cirque du Soleil has typically arrived in Chicago every other year. The most recent production was "Ovo" in 2011, performed in the parking lot at the United Center. The current touring Cirque show, "Totem,"...
  • LIVE MUSIC with Gentleman's Rule

    Gentleman’s Rule Royal George Theater Nov 13 thru Nov 25th www.gentlemansrule.com The men of Gentleman’s Rule have been working hard in the studio and on stage to prepare for the launch of their debut album, Act Accordingly, which will...
  • Riverfront Theater to come down until spring

    The Riverfront Theater, the Chicago Tribune Media Group's tented venue located at the newspaper's printing plant, is closing down until the spring. The planned return engagement in December of the circus "La Soiree" has been canceled. Meanwhile, the...