Costume Designer Brings Dazzle To The “Holidaze”

Holiday décor and characters come to life and excite the season to be jolly at “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” at the Chicago Theatre December 17-21. Sugarplums will not only be dancing at Holidaze, they’re even twirling and flipping, and, yes, those are the Christmas tree ornaments and Santa’s cookies that just made a pyramid out of Read More …

Goodman Theatre’s “Pullman Porter Blues” Open Now!

This rollicking, music-fueled trip back in time takes us into the luxurious Pullman trains of the 1930s, where the hidden lives of African American porters emerge to take center stage and classic Blues favorites—including “Sweet Home Chicago”—come to life. It’s June of 1937, and the Panama Limited Pullman Train is speeding from Chicago to New Read More …

Boney James – The Beat Goes On

I recently spoke with three-time Grammy Award nominee Boney James (born James Oppenheim) as he embarks on his third decade in the world of R&B infused contemporary urban jazz. His new exciting album “The Beat” was released on April 9, 2013 and already has spent 5 straight weeks at #1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums Read More …