Usually when I leaf through a new cookbook, I feel lucky if there are 1 or 2 recipes I want to try at once. HOMEMADE WITH LOVE by Jennifer Perillo is different. As soon as saw Penny De Los Santos’s gorgeous photos, I wanted to try half a dozen.
Measure for Measure at Goodman Theatre blends low comedy, incipient tragedy, and moral ambiguity. It asks: what authority should be given to political leaders? What is the balance between justice and mercy? lust and the law? duty to God and duty to family
Two US Marines and an Iraqi translator find themselves in a world of greed, mystery and betrayal after an encounter with a tiger who becomes a ghost in this fascinating play that explores war, religion, language, friendship, greed, death, and power
A wounded soldier comes home at the end of the Civil War, finding it in ruins and abandoned by all but two former slaves. United in the Jewish faith, the men celebrate a Seder, uncovering secrets as they wrestle with a shared past they can't escape
A wounded soldier returns after the Civil War to find his home in ruins, abandoned by all but two former slaves. United in their Jewish faith, the men celebrate a Seder and uncover secrets as they wrestle with a shared past they can’t escape
Charles Dickens lovers, run as fast as you can to catch Dickens’ Women, a tour-de-force one-woman performance by renowned British actress Miriam Margolyes, appearing this week only at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Theater Upstairs
Potted Palmer: The Unauthorized Harry Experience is an energetic parody of all the Harry Potter books, presented in less than an hour and a half. The show is fun for everyone, whether you have read or seen the stories or just heard about them
The Chicago Dancing Festival fulfills its mission - the best dance at the lowest cost. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrates it as the country's largest free dance festival. The audience simply loves it