We are so charmed by the singing, dancing a la Busby Berkeley in “Catch Me if You Can” that it is only later that we might ponder if the very subject matter of the story doesn’t quite lend itself to a musical comedy format
The soul restoration of a fragrant lemon grove lets the characters “In a Garden” speak wistfully of their common humanity. The tragedy that so little is truly shared is what will keep you mulling upon this exquisite Red Orchid production.
..graduating from Smith College and thinking ahead to her Yale Divinity degree, it’s unlikely her thoughts went to the day when she would spellbind audiences wearing a combination Fredericks of Hollywood teaser with prosthetic hook arms...
Taking the chill off an unseasonably cold April noon today at the Cultural Center’s stunning Preston Bradley Hall proved yet another one of Chicago’s memorable music moments--- Benjamin Lash on Cello and Matthew Hagle on Piano