Roald Dahl’s “Matilda, The Musical” is on Stage at the Ahmanson Theatre.
The national touring company production is basically a giant piece of cotton candy that once consumed, will leave a sugary aftertaste in your mouth
Philippe Chow's Beverly Hills Restaurant was the location for Kuba Ka and his posse celebrating E! Entertainment Channel's rockumentary series, New Money
The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, opened my eyes to what Burlesque is today, a Vibrant Community of Theatre Arts and Performance, with a lot of "Sexy"
Gift Theatre's "Body + Blood" is a modern day play set in Chicago about faith
Secrets abound and emotions peak as a dysfunctional family gathers to bury their patriarch
After much anticipation, Charlie Chaplin for the 21st century arrived at Chicago’s Second City
Natalie Portman presented the UCLA Israel Studies Award to Amos Oz as the Oscar winning actress makes her directorial debut with A Tale of Love and Darkness, based on the best selling memoir of Amos Oz, and stars in the role of Oz’s mother, Fania.
Griffin Theatre's "The Birds" transports you to a post-apocalyptic scary world
The new Original series Complications premieres on Thursday, June 18th at 9/8C on USA Network. Matt Nix, Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl), Beth Riesgraf (Leverage), and Mike Horowitz (EP) premiered of USA's Complications at the ATX Television Festival
It may be that because I remember the time described in Gerald Everett Jones’s novel Mr. Ballpoint when ballpoint pens were a status symbol, that I found the story charming and fun, if wacky
Here's my book review of Adultery by Paulo Coelho
Form and Emptiness, a two-person show at the Electric Lodge in Venice, presents the bright artistic vision of two women from two different cultures that bridge and meet in the play of color on canvas
Dancing Keeps You Young
This thrilling story of intrigue and deceit among Russian aristocrats captivates its audience with rich characters and surprises at every turn
Although deeply funny and occasionally touching, this play about a teenage boy determined to prove that Abraham Lincoln was gay falls short of providing any genuinely fresh insight into the state of gay rights in the U. S.
A recent screening at The Music Box Theatre of "The Set-Up", a film-noir classic first released in 1949, starring Robert Ryan, a Chicago native, was followed by a discussion with author J. R. Jones
“ Circus in Progress, An Evening of Daring New Work” featured a plethora of aerial acts (as one would expect), without a net, and centering on rope use, including the truly spectacular “les Deux” on Trapeze
No one knows the remarkable abilities of Hubbard Street’s dancers as well as one of their own, Alejandro Cerrudo, who choreographs a program that fits them like a custom-made suit
Windsor Drive is a viscerally thrilling ride. Natalie Bible' brilliantly directs this epic work of stunning imagery, color and camera angles befitting of Martin Scorsese.
Ever since I read Julia Dahl’s debut novel, Invisible City (Minotaur Books, 2014), last year and learned that there would be more books in the series, I’ve been eagerly awaiting Run You Down (Minotaur Books, 2015). The book, which takes place...