| May 22, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10
650 W. Chicago Avenue
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.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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 ...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2012
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:16 PM
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,"...
| Nov 12, 2012
Royal George Theater
Nov 13 thru Nov 25th
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:02 PM
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...