CHICAGO-This Sunday afternoon, October 1, the Chicago Humanities Festival and Illinois Humanities will host the North American debut of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang’s piece, crowd out. Lang’s composition, a chorus for 1000 voices, will be conducted by Northwestern University choral organization director Donald Nally and Grammy-winner Tim Munro. The performance will pull together Chicagoans
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CHICAGO –Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today that The Cher Show, the new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago with previews beginning on June 12, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre before making its
He reels in the audience with a seemingly benign, almost cute quirkiness before his truly sinister nature is understood, at which time anyone in the theatre closer to him than the nearest illuminated exit sign feels appropriately skeeved out.
What You Need to Know About DIE WALKÜRE at Lyric Opera of Chicago November 1 – 30 New production dedicated to Sir Andrew Davis, Lyric’s music director and principal conductor, to mark the 30th anniversary of his Lyric debut ________________________________________ Die Walküre focuses on the conflict between Wotan, king of the gods, and his mortal
CHICAGO – About one hundred years after “Jelly Roll” Morton left New Orleans and pioneered the Jazz music scene in Chicago, The Chicago Music Hall of Fame has officially been established. Its location will be at 1431 West Taylor Street in Chicago’s Little Italy, currently home to The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame