In fact, the entire production feels infinitely closer to home than the movie due to the cast’s natural ability to engage the audience.
Princess Amber is a princess in control of her own destiny – or at least as much as a princess who has been cursed with the gift of curiosity can be . . .
Imagine Donald Trump peering in on his grandchildren, only to hear them ask their parents, “Why is Grandad so hateful?”
By Josh Flanders These days with nostalgia on the rise, escapism is the norm, and nearly everything from the 1980s is getting a musical treatment—from Golden Girls to 90210 (with some key exceptions…Kids from Fame anyone?). So, it’s no surprise that MCL Chicago should revive, now in its fourth year, its perennial holiday musical hit
It’s very comforting for the uninitiated to walk into their first musical and hear familiar songs; to watch relatable characters wearing hockey jerseys, resembling real people, speaking casually as real people do every day – combined with a few razzle dazzle dance numbers and stunning set, lighting design and fun aerial stunts.