CHICAGO: The 20th Anniversary Chicago performance of Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert will once again take place at Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Nir Kabaretti will conduct The Strauss Symphony of America, featuring the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra. Viennese soprano Hege Gustava Tjonn, tenor Martin Piskorski, along with
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It breaks my heart that this historical story is still so painfully relevant to our modern lives. “Why must I be less than a man?” she asks. The world is still ill equipped to handle a woman’s potential.
CHICAGO – Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 30th Anniversary Season, featuring four productions exploring the theme “the journeys we take to find ourselves,” including two Chicago premieres. The Season launches this fall with a revival of the Tony-nominated musical VIOLET, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), direction by Scott Weinstein (Ragtime, Bat Boy:
Some of his songs include “Doughnuts Are Made for Eating,” “I Want to Be More Than Delicious,” “Play With Your Food,” “Quite a Bumpy Ride” and the thoroughly infectious ear worm, “Sunshiny Goodness.”
And when Lysistrata Jones meets Chicago’s most avant-garde musical theatre company, Refuge Theatre Project, the marriage is a slam dunk.