Articles by Ellen Hager
With Christmas only days away, holiday cheer was in no short supply at the Chicago Theatre as it welcomed country superstar Martina McBride for a special concert
Perched right on the corner of Clark and Huron, adjacent to the Felix Hotel, sits Elate, a chic and comfortable restaurant
2,4,6, 8, who do we appreciate?! Bring it On: The Musical, playing at the Cadillac Palace until March 25th
Glencoe’s Writers’ Theatre is proud to present Randall Colburn’s Hesperia, directed by Stuart Carden.
If you’re ready to dance, jive and have the time of your life, look no further than "Mamma Mia", now playing at Chicago’s beautiful and historic Ford Oriental Theatre
If you’re in search of holiday fun for the whole family, look no further than A Christmas Story, The Musical
It was a magical evening at the opening weekend of Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins
The opening night of Love, Loss and What I Wore at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place was a unique and emotional experience
It seems as if within the past couple of years cupcakes have been everywhere
What could be funnier than listening to acclaimed comic Colin Quinn explain the inference behind the state of the world as we know it
If you’ve had the opportunity to experience the sheer magic of Cirque du Soleil, already you know the magnitude of its brilliance
I arrived at Water Tower Place on a glorious summer day. We walked up to the second floor to see a very exciting preview of “Love, Loss and What I Wore”, the smash hit Broadway production by Nora and Delia Ephron
WOW! What a show! I had never been more excited to see a musical than I was to see CHICAGO!
There’s no better way to kick off the season than to be transported to a magical, mystical village as the Chicago Light Opera Works presents Brigadoon!
If you long for a trip back to a time of peace, love and of course, long flowing hair, you’re going to love Broadway in Chicago’s "Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical"
Are you a fan of Dancing With the Stars? Looking for a night of fun for the whole family? You will LOVE Broadway in Chicago's "Burn the Floor"
What band is more iconic than The Beatles? Many years after their heyday, their songs remain some of the most popular of all time and "Rain" brings them to you
What better way to end your 8 hour work day than heading down to "9-5 The Musical"
What better way to spread some old fashioned Christmas cheer than with Irving Berlin’s holiday classical musical “White Christmas"
What better way to spread holiday cheer than with the all time Charles Dicken’s "A Christmas Carol". All ages will enjoy this forever-inspiring story of the true meaning of Christmas
What exactly is Traces? Think the thrill of a circus meets the intensity of Olympic gymnastics meets the beauty of dance
Last week the Chicago Sinfonietta performed a Symphony for the Common Man, featuring music by such greats as Aaron Copeland, Leonard Bernstein, Antonin Dvorak and Michael Daugherty
Nothing can quite compare to an experience like that of The Lion King
Are you ready to ROCK?! I mean REALLY ROCK?! If you answered ‘yes’, then you better head on down to Rock of Ages at the Bank of America Theatre!
I was thrilled when I was invited to the Billy Elliot Blogger Bash! Since it’s debut, I’ve heard only that this smash hit musical is exceptional
What a show! It seemed like just about everyone, young and old came out to see everybody’s favorite big, green ogre at the opening night premiere of Shrek The Musical
The Black Ensemble Theater (BE)performs it's premiere production of Nothin’ But The Blues, written by Joe Plummer and produced and directed by BE founder and executive director Jackie Taylor with co-director Daryl Brooks
Nestled in Evanston on Prairie and Central you will find Chalk, a new upscale boutique catering to women who fancy basics with refined details
This recently opened venue, The Mayne Stage Theatre is the perfect place to go on a night out with friends to see some of the best acts Chicago has to offer
What a spectacular show! If you’re looking for a truly unique and out of this world performance, FUERZE BRUTA: LOOK UP fits the bill
If you grew up watching Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic series of thrilling films, then you will be delighted by the suspense and utter hilarity of the Tony Award winner, The 39 Steps
If you’re in search of an evening of hilariously raunchy fun, head on down to Avenue Q
If you’re in search of an extraordinary ballet experience, look no further than the American Ballet Theatre.
Acclaimed pianist and international sensation Lang Lang teamed with world-renowned conductor Christoph Eschenbach and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra (SHFO) at Millennium Park’s Harris Theater for a mind blowing musical experience
Broadway in Chicago presents Beauty and the Beast at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.
Troika Ranch brings the influence of technology into their eccentric dance movements at the Dance Center at Columbia College Chicago in their Spring 2010 series “Science, Technology and Dance”
Cirque du Soleil presents one of their most acclaimed shows,Alegria
What a lovely way to spend an evening! Saturday, The Music Institute of Chicago presented The Chicago Duo Piano Mini Festival, a yearly event designed to expose viewers to a unique kind of musical gamut
Tracy Letts' remarkable Tony Award Winning play August:Osage County, comes to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre as part of the Broadway In Chicago Series
DREAMGIRLS comes to the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited two week engagement. Don't miss this spectacular performance
What an exciting way to start off a new year! A brand new Broadway in Chicago presentation of the classic musical, Annie, has come to Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre for one week only
Making its musical debut in Chicago, The Addams Family, the once comic strip turned 1960’s sitcom is now a brand new Broadway show
Find the perfect holiday gift at the NOI Firenze and L.Vittori trunk show, featuring Italy's finest fur, leather and jewelry
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater presents "Touch", a rich depiction of African American culture though interpretive dance
Mel Brooks' zany 1974 classic is brought to life, literally, in the first national tour of Young Frankenstein, starring Tony award winners Roger Bart and Schuler Hensley